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  1. That is a complicated question. Less now than in...

    That is a complicated question.
    Less now than in the 70's-80's and when Latrobe was the city of choice to go for carbide and putting for dollars with Arnold Palmer on his home turf.
    Bob
  2. What, why...??? I typed it in. I should be...

    What, why...???
    I typed it in.
    I should be within .01 RPM of my number under any load, acc and dec should be instantaneous as that is what I told the computer to do.
    Everything should be right...
  3. There is not another cleaning step for the...

    There is not another cleaning step for the casting after the initial parts washer and it needs to hold bearings or spindles?.....:nono:
    No matter the filter there will be left behind that bearings...
  4. Why do so many long time machinists turn out to...

    Why do so many long time machinists turn out to be grumpy and intolerant?
    Is this a trade disease or a personality type that make's for good machinists?
    Bob
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    This will be a hard task. Unless you can find...

    This will be a hard task.
    Unless you can find someone online that has already done it, at $5 per hour for your time you will likely spend more than the $1800 figuring it out and tuning it let...
  6. The JBL's have better low end from the specs, and...

    The JBL's have better low end from the specs, and the Behringers sort of lie on power ratings as peak and the THD is sort of crazy high.
    Note that the max SPL on the JBL is higher that the...
  7. I bought one of these for the wife at Christmas...

    I bought one of these for the wife at Christmas as her "Boom Box" died.
    It is very clean at normal or somewhat higher in the kitchen were it sits with the well know high quality Bose sound.
    At...
  8. Will a "better" laser work? Particularly the...

    Will a "better" laser work?
    Particularly the rather expensive ones of this type :Picosecond lasers: the power of cold ablation
    and Femtosecond laser micromachining: A back-to-basics primer |...
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    No cold air return, check your codes. You can...

    No cold air return, check your codes.
    You can exhaust heat out of your house system all day long.
    Do you own a clothes dryer that vents outdoors?
    No return side.......different deal.
    Bob
  10. The op said "I mostly listen to rock", one would...

    The op said "I mostly listen to rock", one would hope he throws some symphony, country and jazz in there also for a change up.
    I also a rock guy tend to test with Pink Floyd, Steely Dan and Rush....
  11. I find headphones a sort of bad idea in a machine...

    I find headphones a sort of bad idea in a machine shop.
    Sometimes you need to hear it when things go different than normal.
    In larger shops they and earbuds are outlawed for safety reasons.
    I once...
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    Is this a C or a P and how to know the difference...

    Is this a C or a P and how to know the difference without an optical comparator?
    The hole is a ISO standard for a 3/8 IC insert.
    The rad size at the bottom exit sort of looks like a C bit hard to...
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    On this I now I officially feel like an ass or...

    On this I now I officially feel like an ass or worse for not reading all the posts.:wall: ,:dunce:
    Bad bob, think harder, pay attention. Make sure brain is engaged before putting mouth in gear....
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    My garage is attached. I insulated the shit out...

    My garage is attached.
    I insulated the shit out of it and made "curtains" out of old blankets to go across the door.
    Then I just tapped into the house heating system with one input to the garage...
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    How's this for low buck: 1/2" Shank RH TNSR...

    How's this for low buck:
    1/2" Shank RH TNSR 08-2V Notch Threading and Grooving Toolholder
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    Machinist Bedside Reader book set? Along with...

    Machinist Bedside Reader book set?
    Along with the Machinery's Handbook a must have.
    Bob
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    Are not all magic coin tricks technically an...

    Are not all magic coin tricks technically an "intent to defraud".
    Yes, there is no way they come after you for such as their is no gain.
    We have used pennies on clamping parts forever, certainly we...
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    I'd be very happy if my wife bought me one of...

    I'd be very happy if my wife bought me one of these:
    JOBS
    Every machinist should have a five axis you can park your car on. :)

    More practical is maybe one of these or the other variations out...
  19. You never went through that stage in life when...

    You never went through that stage in life when you thought you new it all and did not listen?
    Pot calling the kettle black or is it not in your life experience?
    I've been a jerk more than once and...
  20. Buck, Do you get a pay check ever week on the...

    Buck,
    Do you get a pay check ever week on the clock now in this field.????
    If no you should be banned as a hobby guy to a new side forum here.
    You know and I know better but where does this take...
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    acrosteve, or can I just use Steve, DO NOT put...

    acrosteve, or can I just use Steve,
    DO NOT put "home hobbyist "in your titles or posts here. Instant rejection, a maybe not even read by some or many.

    Goggle your bar number for insert types....
  22. Post number one by a new member and it is how do...

    Post number one by a new member and it is how do I find a friendlier or better place to go........
    Bob
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    With a floating tap holder you push the advance...

    With a floating tap holder you push the advance per rev higher than than the thread on purpose.
    You want to "push" it but not run out of travel in the float or spring.
    It will not start like a...
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    I modify the spindle speed to an even feedrate or...

    I modify the spindle speed to an even feedrate or at most 1 decimal out and modify spindle speed.

    We work in base 10, computers work in base 2, some numbers on the right of the decimal point don't...
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    That is sort of a key. Ultrasonic cleaners seem...

    That is sort of a key.
    Ultrasonic cleaners seem to work well for me on diamond plated files and regular stones.
    Even the little $40 jewelry cleaner guys although you have to watch tray size when...
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