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  1. I really like it too. A lot of it just makes...

    I really like it too. A lot of it just makes sense. Unfortunately the price is a little steep.
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    There is nothing much out there. If you have some...

    There is nothing much out there. If you have some budget you can buy cam wizard. I would definitely suggest that as esprit is weirdly backwards in doing things in some respects.
  3. Worked great. Thank you.

    Worked great. Thank you.
  4. Cerrated hard jaws for second op with ph4140?

    Hello.
    Stupid question. I need to cut 2 parts asap for a client and would really not like to switch chucks. Can I clamp a solid finished bar with cerrated hard jaws and expect an unmarred finish and...
  5. nx pricing or where are you getting 'reasonable' from

    Hello.
    I read a few times here that people are able to get a seat of nx for not much more than solidworks costs or at least under 10k. Can you please tell me where you are able to pay so little. The...
  6. Awesome. I love the cad too. The cam, yes,...

    Awesome. I love the cad too. The cam, yes, nothing complex on our end. Seems like hsm will be ok, though I will get demos.
  7. nx can simplicity. ie should I switch. or stick with hsm works

    Hello.
    Recently I started messing with nx and am really liking it. I think it will do what I need it to do as far as my furniture and as such I probably want to pay for it. Right now it's under the...
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    It's pretty good. Nesting and the like is all...

    It's pretty good. Nesting and the like is all there so is onion skining. Sigma nest seems good too. If nesting is not necessary then almost any cam system should be fine.
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    I would like a library as I can drag and drop. I...

    I would like a library as I can drag and drop. I also wanted to stay with virtual components to not create many new and similar parts. Right now I insert make independent have it run of the main...
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    Hello. Not a big fan of the space mouse. Had 2 on...

    Hello. Not a big fan of the space mouse. Had 2 on 2 different computers never enjoyed it. I'll look more into pro e but also if life gives you nx you make a factory that bottles lemonade.
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    I tried assembly configurations but it's not...

    I tried assembly configurations but it's not happy. The frame is a weldment. The configurations are not as important in this case as I can just suppress elements. It's this. Modularadaptive.com...
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    Tried that it does not handle library assemblies...

    Tried that it does not handle library assemblies like I would like. Also the mouse rotation drives me nuts. I tried solid edge too.
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    It can. But not well. Basically I have a library...

    It can. But not well. Basically I have a library assembly that needs to vary in size. Based on the size of that assembly a variety of parts need to adjust to it including weldment profiles. At the...
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    Awesome. Thank you. Primarily my nx interest lies...

    Awesome. Thank you. Primarily my nx interest lies with modeling. I need it to do a specific thing that I hope it will be able to do. I am not sure the edu version has cam and I am pretty set on what...
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    nx tutorials

    Howdy. Managed to get an edu version of nx thanks to the wife. Are there any good tutorials or books for it. I do a lot of solidworks and the community is great but there does not seem to be as much...
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    All settings are important. For you step over and...

    All settings are important. For you step over and depth of cut are. Also the heights setting. If you want it to go through select the bottom of the hole and then subtract a value to drop it below...
  17. Can you do it in onshape?

    Can you do it in onshape?
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    Learn through onshape. No need to buy a computer...

    Learn through onshape. No need to buy a computer as it's browser based. If it takes solidworks has recommendations on their site for specs. I like thinkpads or building my own.
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    Hello. Thank you all. I will adjust my approach...

    Hello.
    Thank you all. I will adjust my approach to this and see how they take it.
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    Staggered delivery question.

    Hello All.
    Can you please tell me how you would handle this situation. I quoted a customer for 50 pieces of each part as they requested. They responded with a possible po where part delivery will be...
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    I would agree. I had luck with up work. I built...

    I would agree. I had luck with up work. I built most of my sites myself but have the Russians or Ukranians modify the finer points
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    Hello. As other have said you can use wordpress...

    Hello.
    As other have said you can use wordpress for this but as you are on square space you might be able to do this as well. In this case you have to treat this as an advanced contact form....
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    Hello. I was mainly trying to point out the fact...

    Hello.
    I was mainly trying to point out the fact that parts of it a little more difficult to run than HSM even at the stage that I use it, and that I believe that difficulty to be compounded when...
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    Not to poop on esprit, I have it for the lathe,...

    Not to poop on esprit, I have it for the lathe, but I am not sure how good it is for surfacing, seems it would be difficult to set boundaries. I have hsm as well and it is a bit annoying to get the...
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    Hello. I have esprit. I like it because it's not...

    Hello.
    I have esprit. I like it because it's not owned by some big company. It does import solid works. If you go the esprit route be sure to get training as sometimes it's bass ackwards in certain...
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