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    Mark, I wish I could double thumbs up your...

    Mark,

    I wish I could double thumbs up your post!
    The pricing there is amazing.

    I was quoted close to a couple grand to replace my post and 4-5 holders.

    I was thinking of making my own...
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    Multifix Type B tension adjustment?

    I have a well used type b on my Colchester.
    Im starting to find that on a couple of my holders, the tension isnt quite where I'd like it anymore.

    Is there any way to increase the amount of...
  3. Thread: My shop

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    Cant wait to see the goodies going inside!

    Cant wait to see the goodies going inside!
  4. Swaft rat is correct. I have know idea what sort...

    Swaft rat is correct.
    I have know idea what sort of i\o the centroid is looking for PRECISELY, but would guess the Haas setup should work.

    As opposed to asking Renishaw, I'd search what other...
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    Indeed, Canada (You can check my location at the...

    Indeed, Canada (You can check my location at the top of my post).
    I've had good experiences using USPS to bring in small items like this, without all the additional charges.

    UPS will charge $35...
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    Well, I'm intrigued. Never had good tweezers, or...

    Well, I'm intrigued.
    Never had good tweezers, or knew they existed... usually just dig with a sharpened 1/16 ejector pin until ive made a mess, or get the sliver.

    Would you ship to Canuckistan if...
  7. I dont see why not. You'll need the adaptation...

    I dont see why not. You'll need the adaptation box from renishaw between the wireless reciever and machine interface, but all its doing is opening\closing a contact.
  8. Aaron, i would imagine the castings would have...

    Aaron, i would imagine the castings would have holes for mounting the sheet metal.
    Have you considered have something fabbed? Might be money ahead.
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    If I ever win the lottery, Im having one. ...

    If I ever win the lottery, Im having one.

    Amazingly accurate machines for finish milling and grinding processes.
    Amazingly expensive as well.

    I've been spoiled.
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    Youre in luck Luke ;) Just so happens Ive...

    Youre in luck Luke ;)

    Just so happens Ive programmed and ran one of those... and worked carbide it in.

    I cant tell much from your "print", but maybe seeing the machine run might exercise your...
  11. Thank your very much. I will email direct, as...

    Thank your very much. I will email direct, as I've contacted my rep a couple times with no help.
  12. Good afternoon VR6, I have in inquiry for you....

    Good afternoon VR6,

    I have in inquiry for you.

    I cut all sorts of agricultural PTO shafts for local customers.
    After reading this article Milling Splines Increases Quality, Enhances...
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    To avoid the high leg, I run through a buck...

    To avoid the high leg, I run through a buck isolation transformer after my 40hp american rotary.
    Very slick setup.
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    Had the same sort of shit programming and running...

    Had the same sort of shit programming and running an a51nx

    You need the perfect blend of machine and CAM knowledge to make things "happen"

    Its not just green button, like so many in management...
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    You need to come for a visit Tom ;) I like a...

    You need to come for a visit Tom ;)

    I like a good oatmeal stout on occasion (yes, slightly less than shop temp). Flavourful, but filling.
    I have an old German that does kegs of German purity law...
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    Destiny makes some pretty rockin' alu cutters....

    Destiny makes some pretty rockin' alu cutters.
    Not sure of availbility in Portugal though.
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    Still watching this. Lots of interesting and...

    Still watching this. Lots of interesting and differing opinions.
    Im digesting this information, both from here and other sources.

    Thank you all for the input, keep it coming.
    Ill be updating...
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    My hope is, that by drying the air before it hits...

    My hope is, that by drying the air before it hits the tanks, I shouldnt have any moisture in the tanks.
    I know dewpoint plays a role in all of this.

    I just dont want to go through the process of...
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    Dry air tanks in attic of shop?

    Since I'm going to be installing a screw compressor here shortly, Im trying to think of air reciever placement.

    Curious what the thoughts are regarding placing my air tanks in the attic of my...
  20. Report back and let us know how you made out. ...

    Report back and let us know how you made out.

    Cheers.
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    Tebis is the big ticket in the Windsor tool...

    Tebis is the big ticket in the Windsor tool shops. I've never used it, but its supposed to be the cats meow.
    A "mostly" full seat of Esprit will run into 40K US from my personal experience.

    I...
  22. Your feed rate is going to be based on chip load...

    Your feed rate is going to be based on chip load and cutting speed.
    For full engagement HSM type endmilling I like to be between 180-220 sfpm. Chip load (accounting for radial chip thinning) is...
  23. I had to ask, as those sizes are near identical...

    I had to ask, as those sizes are near identical for a turn key I did for a client in 2507.

    What condition are you getting the castings? (post cast annealing\stress relieved?)

    Turning is pretty...
  24. Is this for a project in the USA by chance?

    Is this for a project in the USA by chance?
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    Definately have a look at the unloader valve. Is...

    Definately have a look at the unloader valve.
    Is it building oil pressure on the guage?

    I have a 325-7 from 1961, and its next to impossible for it to NOT make air, unless the unloader isnt...
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