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  1. I don't think there is a way to eliminate the...

    I don't think there is a way to eliminate the issues but there are ways to mitigate them. Better mental health care, enforcing current laws, & when enforcing laws they should be enforced fully versus...
  2. Same here.

    Same here.
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    How about some simple food storage containers...

    How about some simple food storage containers from Glad?
    ...
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    Personally I like to use a separate work offset...

    Personally I like to use a separate work offset for each part. Just because I like to have the most control over my parts. But as stated above if it's the first op it's usually not an issue to just...
  5. The customer gets a scanned copy of our...

    The customer gets a scanned copy of our inspection reports from the floor. These are our own templates. The person making the parts fills out the dimensions as they feel works best for them. Our...
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    LAN CNC from Calmotion has treated us well on our...

    LAN CNC from Calmotion has treated us well on our Tree 1060 & Mazak SQT18
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    You may have to do two prep ops. take .01" off...

    You may have to do two prep ops. take .01" off the face flip, take .01" off the other face. Getting the mill finish off and letting it relax, then machining has helped me(don't tap the part to seat...
  8. Wait... you say have Fadals... as in plural......

    Wait... you say have Fadals... as in plural... and you're going to bash Haas?:stirthepot:
  9. Thread: ISCAR drill

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    depends on the insert you're running. Use...

    depends on the insert you're running.

    Use Iscar's website for suggested feeds and speeds. Start at the low end and work your way up. Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
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    You could try here. Not sure if they have what...

    You could try here. Not sure if they have what you need but I did find Sargent locks.

    Opentip.com: Online shopping for promotional items, sporting goods, office products, home and garden, and...
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    You might want to go check over at the CNC ZONE ....

    You might want to go check over at the CNC ZONE . com. You would probably get more help there.
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    When we're slow, we will call customers and let...

    When we're slow, we will call customers and let them know we had an opening in machine time for x,y,z machine/s. If they had anything they needed quoted we could do a quick turn around. Usually works...
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    Or if it has repeat rigid tapping, he could peck...

    Or if it has repeat rigid tapping, he could peck tap it. But at only 11mm it shouldn't be necessary.
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    Another for running coolant. I don't really see a...

    Another for running coolant. I don't really see a reason not to.

    You should be able to do either. We machine a lot of A356-T6 and haven't had an issue either way, but our customer typically...
  15. Not sure what year yours is, but my wifes 2012...

    Not sure what year yours is, but my wifes 2012 Traverse has the fuel filter in the tank. Maybe this is the same?
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    It's not the grinding process that made your...

    It's not the grinding process that made your parts unusable, it's your supplier. I'm ASSuming by hk that you mean Hong Kong. In which case if you're trying to pinch pennies, you probably have a real...
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    Millands got it. Get yourself a quality saw(I...

    Millands got it. Get yourself a quality saw(I personally like RobbJack). But it sounds like the arbor is your issue if the carbide saw was running way out. Have you put an indicator on the arbor...
  18. Thread: M2 Form Tapping

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    Maybe I missed it, but when are the taps...

    Maybe I missed it, but when are the taps snapping? Do you have a little chamfer at the top of the hole for leadin? Have you validated the hole size after drilling?
    I agree with 1.8mm drill being...
  19. I have. But then again I found out I developed an...

    I have. But then again I found out I developed an allergic reaction to a preservative that's used in most coolants. So I have had the issue with most cutting fluids.

    When was the last time the...
  20. The amount of batshit crazy in this forum is...

    The amount of batshit crazy in this forum is incredible.
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    Keep it soft. They'll be fine.

    Keep it soft. They'll be fine.
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    False. It's actually a very useful tool. There's...

    False. It's actually a very useful tool. There's a ton of useful apps for the shop, along with being able to take pictures of setups and just dump em right into the part folder on the network. If you...
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    We get it. You don't like Carbide Bob. Dualkits...

    We get it. You don't like Carbide Bob. Dualkits talking about the norwegian that shall not be named.

    Relax and go have a drink.
  24. That looks like a process for skiving to me.

    That looks like a process for skiving to me.
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    Don't be jealous we have real cheese and not that...

    Don't be jealous we have real cheese and not that wiz crap.

    You are not providing good help. You just want to be the Practical Machinist police and put down people any chance you get.

    What...
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