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    Anything heavy enough one would need a hoist to...

    Anything heavy enough one would need a hoist to pick up would likely find its way through the floor of many cargo trailers. A horse trailer mught be better.
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    Everything is illegal in California, however,...

    Everything is illegal in California, however, nobody really cares if you do it.
  3. I have removed the lower skirt from all of my VF...

    I have removed the lower skirt from all of my VF machines to allow easier access to the coolant pan.
  4. Thread: Haas Beeper

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    I have a German Shorthair pointer, not a hunting...

    I have a German Shorthair pointer, not a hunting dog per-say, but she will come a running as fast as she can go from anywhere on 5 acres the instant I charge the first air cylinder on my Hem...
  5. Thread: Haas vf-2

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    Does your coolant freeze? Frosty buttcheeks is a...

    Does your coolant freeze? Frosty buttcheeks is a whole nother issue.

    274695
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    Somehow all of the sudden there is a rash of...

    Somehow all of the sudden there is a rash of people asking for advise, responding to suggestions, then posting their decisions.
    This is awesome!
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    I was running some medical parts one time some...

    I was running some medical parts one time some years back, they were 2" 2011 aluminum. Once the part was finished and parted off you could set it on a bench and bubbles would come from the center for...
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    What if you rotate it 45 degrees and put the...

    What if you rotate it 45 degrees and put the computer access in the corner? The chip outlet can be turned to eject out the front of the machine. I remove the skirts from the coolant pan side of the...
  9. Thread: Haas vf-2

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    I have a machine in northern Idaho, I call it a...

    I have a machine in northern Idaho, I call it a Haas In a box @ -10 degrees outside the coolant is liquid, I have not seen it under 50 degrees in the box even though I am only there a week a month at...
  10. Cool, thanks for letting us know as so many of...

    Cool, thanks for letting us know as so many of these are left open ended.
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    The extra spindle start will go away if you drop...

    The extra spindle start will go away if you drop the "m3" however it is important that the previous tool spindle command was m3 and not m4.

    You should answer Hoss710, he is pretty sharp on these...
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    3/8 drive allen bits can be turned, crank up the...

    3/8 drive allen bits can be turned, crank up the rpm, min feed and use carbide or cermet if you have it, slot it with a carbide saw, those 6 tools won't take too long.
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    For almost 30 years that was my job, come in...

    For almost 30 years that was my job, come in early, turn on machines, drink coffee while I waited for the machinists/operators to show up or not. After they showed up I would help the ones that had...
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    For most of 2 months it is like 100 dead skunks...

    For most of 2 months it is like 100 dead skunks on your front porch, but on the good side, I understand the Bees make some awsome honey with the pot blooms if they survive the pesticides.
  15. Thread: Haas vf-2

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    Once we had an open house here and I set up one...

    Once we had an open house here and I set up one of the Haas Vmc's to draw pictures of western art ( plasma cutter art ) with a spring loaded sharpie on butcher paper, we had about 20 selections they...
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    We have pot plantations on 3 sides of us, they...

    We have pot plantations on 3 sides of us, they live in stolen campers with no water/sewer. They use a 2 sided fence with a 5 gallon bucket for a toilet, they dump the bucket in the creek after they...
  17. Tapered endmills are an off the shelf item with...

    Tapered endmills are an off the shelf item with many suppliers, I use them on several projects. I cut the surface with the tapered endmill, cut the thread and cut the taper again on soft metal to get...
  18. How about multiple spindles and skip the tool...

    How about multiple spindles and skip the tool changer?
  19. What niche will these machines fill that existing...

    What niche will these machines fill that existing ones won't?
    Im not a critic, just a guy with a case of the wonders.
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    My neighbor just gave up his electrician career,...

    My neighbor just gave up his electrician career, he has one, old but in good working condition. If you PM me Ill give you his contact info as he is slowly selling off his tools.
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    You can stick a rare earth magnet to the side of...

    You can stick a rare earth magnet to the side of it when you need it
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    I have made ones like this for several of my...

    I have made ones like this for several of my bikes from aluminum with no welding ( they could be stainless just about as easy ). They are easy to take apart and polish as they are bolted together.
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    I have half a dozen sets, some magnetic and some...

    I have half a dozen sets, some magnetic and some not. I think I use the Craftsman ones the most but they are the older American made ones. I have to admit though that I have never given them anywhere...
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    These guys do a fine job in Northern Ca. ...

    These guys do a fine job in Northern Ca.

    California Electric Steel has taken pride in providing the best service possible for over 150 years.

    California Electric Steel – Established in 1854, we...
  25. I use the 4flt Freud wood bits with 1/2 shanks in...

    I use the 4flt Freud wood bits with 1/2 shanks in a vmc, 12,000 rpm with the bearings removed all the time in aluminum. A few years back an employee forgot to remove some hardened steel hold downs...
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