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    Well according to some, that is exactly how you...

    Well according to some, that is exactly how you do it... not my choice, but for some...:ack2:
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    How about you give it up? You are exactly the...

    How about you give it up?

    You are exactly the same, except different side of the fence... :rolleyes5:
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    Honest question (not familiar with Metrol?) why...

    Honest question (not familiar with Metrol?) why is is other MTB's charge more than Haas for probing?

    Anyone know? Is Haas undercutting, different functions..?
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    I'm not sure why you would need software to...

    I'm not sure why you would need software to program from a solid model for wedm?

    We regularly do round-bottom to square-top and vise / versa using 2d wireframe in our sodick machines... Is the...
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    Love it! :D I see lots of posts, over many...

    Love it! :D
    I see lots of posts, over many categories (haas, brother, robo, mazack, etc) where people use a Haimer and I think WTF?!?

    A probe package on a Haas machine is $6k.... How can you go...
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    Could you re-post in this thread? I'm interested...

    Could you re-post in this thread? I'm interested (not a brother owner) in seeing the difference (having only used Haas renishaw probe routines)...
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    We had some dies built in Mexico many moons ago....

    We had some dies built in Mexico many moons ago. Talk about horrible! :cryin:

    Un-hardened punches/dies, shit work on everything... they were cheap though.. haha..
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    Vs notepad (word)? Oh boy you gotta download...

    Vs notepad (word)?

    Oh boy you gotta download it and see. ;)

    It is more like an nc editor (cimco etc) than a generic windows notepad/word app....
    Downloads | Notepad++
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    Yes! That is the best way to make assemblies IMO....

    Yes! That is the best way to make assemblies IMO. I once worked with an engineer when I was prototyping engine stuff. Had some silly tolerance on one part like +.0002/-0.0 and the mating part...
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    Nothing really. BUT I would say unless the shop...

    Nothing really. BUT I would say unless the shop is a real hack and slash I would *expect* them all to be within a thou or two (depending on manul lathe or cnc and condition of machine). That said, I...
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    Well that works out to 32 hours per year or...

    Well that works out to 32 hours per year or roughly .6 hours per week. Sure faster is faster, but you probably literally piss that away (bathroom breaks) unless you have a robot loader or something.
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    I'm sure I come across as anti-Brother or a Haas...

    I'm sure I come across as anti-Brother or a Haas fanboy, and it is what it is...

    I like what Fal said earlier, his machine didn't get turned on today. Hard to save time if you don't have parts to...
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    I would start checking the bore issue I had on...

    I would start checking the bore issue I had on the 750. A simple block. Drill/bore @B90 and C0, then rotate C180 and bore again and see if they line up. Alternately, bore all the way through from one...
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    I just watched one and by the one Mississippi -...

    I just watched one and by the one Mississippi - two Mississippi method (yes very scientific! :)) it looked to be about 3 seconds to me. Still pretty damn fast! If you are trying to manage getting the...
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    I understand completely. I've used both DWO and...

    I understand completely. I've used both DWO and TCP and center of rotation. I had a 5th axis vise on a riser that had a plug on the bottom to locate it centered on the table. Keep in mind you are...
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    Specific to Mastercam I guess. Postability |...

    Specific to Mastercam I guess.

    Postability | Mastercam Post Processors
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    The parameters for MRZP never changed more than...

    The parameters for MRZP never changed more than (the equivalent*) of maybe .0005" ?

    *When you run it it generates numbers that I think are encoder counts...
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    Agree 100%. The brother may be faster (and...

    Agree 100%. The brother may be faster (and better?) than a Haas DM series mill, I am not familiar with them enough to say. BUT like you said, prototype and high volume production are 2 different...
  19. Just an FYI for those who don't know, Microsoft...

    Just an FYI for those who don't know, Microsoft is ending support for windows 7 the beginning of next year so.... not sure how that will affect auto updates and 'fixes'.


    I am running windows 7...
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    That is probably true, but it seems the rpm would...

    That is probably true, but it seems the rpm would be very very limited with a chuck that size... maybe a wash time wise?
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    I don't know his reason, but an ER32 in a BT30 is...

    I don't know his reason, but an ER32 in a BT30 is pretty dang big. I would go with ER11/16 and then side locks for bigger stuff.
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    I thought you were being a smart aleck, but the...

    I thought you were being a smart aleck, but the link is good. :D Except there is no calculation for springs for strippers (if going that route)...
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    Can't say I have seen that, but did get to...

    Can't say I have seen that, but did get to witness first hand a 3" diameter piece of steel (prolly crs) get bent by a 1200ton press until it broke into 3 or 4 pieces!:eek: One of them put a hole in...
  24. Ya LoL. It's strange we make such tiny parts, but...

    Ya LoL. It's strange we make such tiny parts, but we have 2 VF4's. Mainly those get used because we have 4 vises on them. Once in a while we do a large part, a few months ago I made a part that used...
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    Grey as in ultra-fine?...

    Grey as in ultra-fine?
    https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/03356565

    I think you will be fine, just be sure to clean everything afterwards. I've regularly used maroon (very-fine) to clean...
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