Search Results - Practical Machinist - Largest Manufacturing Technology Forum on the Web
Close
Login to Your Account

Search:

Type: Posts; User: katiebo

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,734

    7075-T6 Distortion

    I am working on a project where we are machining 8.5" diameter 7075 T6 into what I would describe a hat with stands at the perimeter. We are using are SGS s-carb 3/4" running at 1200sfpm and .0075...
  2. Replies
    87
    Views
    10,951

    Frank, I think you and I were cut from the same...

    Frank, I think you and I were cut from the same piece of cloth. I beleive that you have done a very good job addressing many of the ills of this nation. As far as tax reform, one thought would be...
  3. Replies
    33
    Views
    11,666

    The main reasons that the Haas is the front...

    The main reasons that the Haas is the front runner (at this point in time anyway) is because:

    A) It requires 3 Phase power. While not an absolute deal breaker, it does add initial expense to the...
  4. Replies
    33
    Views
    11,666

    Mcgyver, thank you for the breif explanation. ...

    Mcgyver, thank you for the breif explanation. Your point about risk tolerance is particularly interesting and as you pointed out the reason for all the opinions. FWIW, I would charactorize myself...
  5. Replies
    456
    Views
    211,611

    Russ, Thanks for sharing this endevour with us. ...

    Russ,
    Thanks for sharing this endevour with us. I am one (probably of many) that is considering adding on to my existing garage when the time comes. I find myself wrestling with many of the...
  6. Replies
    33
    Views
    11,666

    Thanks for all the input. I will visit with my...

    Thanks for all the input. I will visit with my accountant and lawyer before making any final decision. I am definately leaning the direction of financing and keeping as much captial as possible...
  7. Replies
    33
    Views
    11,666

    First CNC Machine - Buy Outright or Finance

    I have a question for all those that started a CNC shop. When you purchased your first new machine how did you go about financing it? Did you save until you could pay cash? Did you put a large...
  8. Replies
    26
    Views
    4,328

    Frank, you have the most important thing needed...

    Frank, you have the most important thing needed to learn how to run a CNC. A machine!!! I am confident that you will get the hang of it quickly. CarbideBob's post regarding the basic codes is a...
  9. Replies
    28
    Views
    4,184

    Congratulations! It's good to see your...

    Congratulations!

    It's good to see your business doing well.
  10. Replies
    456
    Views
    211,611

    I am in complete agreement. Not only are these...

    I am in complete agreement. Not only are these sorts of stories entertaining but they also allow others to appreciate all the hard work and determination needed to stick it out and make it work.
  11. Replies
    26
    Views
    15,265

    Chuck replied to the PM I sent him. I am...

    Chuck replied to the PM I sent him. I am guessing that all is well.
  12. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,937

    Haas has their manuals available for download on...

    Haas has their manuals available for download on their website. Use the link below.

    http://www.haascnc.com/custserv_updates.asp#manualupd
  13. Replies
    26
    Views
    15,265

    Chuck, please check your PM.

    Chuck, please check your PM.
  14. Replies
    14
    Views
    4,554

    Thank you for the input. I have been pondering...

    Thank you for the input. I have been pondering the best way to reach perspective clients. It sounds as though there is no substitute for going door to door, Which is really what I thought. Any...
  15. Replies
    14
    Views
    4,554

    Question for all the shop owners.

    When you were starting out and just getting your business off the ground how did you go about finding work? By this I mean, did you; have your own product, machine components for a previous...
  16. Replies
    12
    Views
    6,758

    I would be very surprised if they made it...

    I would be very surprised if they made it retrofitable. I think Haas would prefer to sell more new machines.
  17. Replies
    12
    Views
    6,758

    New Haas Mini Mill 2

    The Haas website has the data under the "New Machine" section.

    http://www.haascnc.com/display.asp?ID=113#news
  18. Replies
    12
    Views
    3,367

    I would recommend the books from schroff.com...

    I would recommend the books from schroff.com also. If you have a local community college in your area, take a look at what they use as a text. Also, I think Solidworks includes some tutorials in...
  19. Replies
    26
    Views
    15,265

    Welcome to the forum Chuck! I am certain your...

    Welcome to the forum Chuck! I am certain your knowledge will be requested often.
  20. Thread: Minimill

    by katiebo
    Replies
    5
    Views
    2,546

    Also consider the Sharp Mini and Super MINI. If...

    Also consider the Sharp Mini and Super MINI. If you are cutting steels, they are far more rigid. Also, the base Mini Mill from Sharp has an 8k spindle and enough hp to drive it efficiently.

    As...
  21. Replies
    34
    Views
    8,464

    MechWerks, I did see nat model on the web last...

    MechWerks, I did see nat model on the web last night and it does look very stout. Alot like the 5hp Eaton in fact.

    dsergison, you do bring up a good point when considering what the difference in...
  22. Replies
    34
    Views
    8,464

    One other option that I have considered (albeit...

    One other option that I have considered (albeit not very seriously) is one of the Chicago Pneumatic rotary screw packages with the drier. Does any one have any experience with one of these? If so...
  23. Replies
    34
    Views
    8,464

    Thank you all for the replies. It looks as...

    Thank you all for the replies. It looks as though I am on the right track looking at either the 5hp or 7.5 hp Eaton 2 stage unit. The lower cost and power consumtion of the 5hp model has me leaning...
  24. Replies
    34
    Views
    8,464

    Jim, Air compressors are one area where...

    Jim,
    Air compressors are one area where cunsumers are misled so often that is make one very suspicious of any marketing mumbo jumbo. However to address your points:

    If you think of the pump as...
  25. Replies
    34
    Views
    8,464

    Eaton is the name that I have been looking at. I...

    Eaton is the name that I have been looking at. I have been going back and forth between the 5hp and 7.5hp unit. One thing that I like about the 7.5hp unit is the slow pump speed. A nice feature...
Results 1 to 25 of 59
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3