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  1. Thread: my shop

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    All the heavy stuff is loaded up and headed to...

    All the heavy stuff is loaded up and headed to it's new home.

    2 trailers, and probably another 2 for all of the smaller stuff.

    Sorry for the short post, but I got a shit ton of work to do...
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    Collet chuck. Sent from my SM-G930V using...

    Collet chuck.

    Sent from my SM-G930V using Tapatalk
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    I'm thinking that was an expert level troll right...

    I'm thinking that was an expert level troll right there.
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    That's one way [emoji6]. Sent from my SM-G930V...

    That's one way [emoji6].

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    It's a frikin hole in the center of a turned...

    It's a frikin hole in the center of a turned part.

    spot drill, then drill. problem solved (and the op got all the the info he needed to get him going in the right direction)

    summa you guys...
  6. Found an answer in case anyone was wondering. ...

    Found an answer in case anyone was wondering.

    About Face: EPA Permits Chlorinated Paraffins - Breaking News
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    What's the print call out for concentricity?

    What's the print call out for concentricity?
  8. Chlorinated paraffins in soluble coolant

    Have Chlorinated paraffins been removed from coolants?

    Been reading some threads about people unhappy with their current coolants, and it's not just one brand.

    There was some info regarding the...
  9. Thread: my shop

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    I officially shut down at the end of the day on...

    I officially shut down at the end of the day on Friday. I was prepping a few of the machines while I was still "open" though.

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  10. Thread: my shop

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    My dad's shop is in NY. My little brother works...

    My dad's shop is in NY. My little brother works with my dad. The plan is to combine our shops. My dad is 71 in September and he want's to semi retire. My brother and I are going to run the show and...
  11. Thread: my shop

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    Well, the move starts next Wednesday. The riggers...

    Well, the move starts next Wednesday. The riggers will be here bright and early. I have a funny feeling that I won't get much sleep Tuesday night, kinda like when I was a kid on Christmas eve.

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    I'm relocating to one [emoji3]. Sent from my...

    I'm relocating to one [emoji3].

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    Your O&H will chew right through that stuff. I...

    Your O&H will chew right through that stuff. I love those machines. Did you ever look at the size of the z axis ways on it lol. They are built like brick shit houses lol.

    I have an hl20m with 20k...
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    I still use wires on anything over 2". I...

    I still use wires on anything over 2".

    I invested in mitutoyo replaceable anvil thread mics up to 2" years ago. Absolutely love them.

    One thing that I learned with wires, make sure your chip...
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    one.........two................thaaaaaaaaaarrrrree...

    one.........two................thaaaaaaaaaarrrrreeeeeeeee:codger:
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    I'm thinking clamped condition means when this...

    I'm thinking clamped condition means when this thing is in the "assembly" or "location" it's in when it is assembled to whatever it goes to.
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    I can vouch for that! They did a great job in...

    I can vouch for that!

    They did a great job in our building.......till they got to the end. Must have been close to quittin time when they got there because they got sloppy and the crap was all...
  18. Thread: my shop

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    Got some bus bar up and hope to have it powered...

    Got some bus bar up and hope to have it powered in 2-3 weeks.

    Finally got the electric co's blessing on the electricians plans. He's just has to get everything installed and inspected before they...
  19. Try running the coolant richer. Also I would try...

    Try running the coolant richer. Also I would try different taps and different coatings to see if you can find a good combination. I would try richer coolant first.

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    I think that there may be batteries under the red...

    I think that there may be batteries under the red caps on the servos, but i'm not sure. never been in there.
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    Correct, each machine has 2, 6 volt pacs and 1,...

    Correct, each machine has 2, 6 volt pacs and 1, 1.5v aa sized bat for the nc memory.
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    Moving Fanuc controlled machines

    In the next month or so I'm going to be moving my shop. I have 2 lathes with Fanuc 18t controls.

    I have downloaded and saved the parameters for both machines. My plan is to replace all axis...
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    I have not read all 6 pages sooooooo this may...

    I have not read all 6 pages sooooooo this may have already been said.

    If you buy the machine for customer A, perhaps it could lead to more work from customers b,c&d?

    If it were me, I would only...
  24. Been kinda quiet here too, not much of a backlog....

    Been kinda quiet here too, not much of a backlog.

    I'm busy but slow if that makes any sense.

    I'm moving my shop and home in a month or two so being a little slow is kinda good (right now).
    ...
  25. I got one with a sticky solenoid. Change the...

    I got one with a sticky solenoid. Change the parameters to lengthen amount of time for the shift timeout alarm.

    I put a ball valve at the back of my machine and when it's trying to shift, I run...
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