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    Can you tap too Slow?

    Thatís crazy a friend of mine had a brand new doosan Dnm and it tapped holes terribly. Broke taps all the time and left terrible finishes.

    Pretty much same code and my fadal would tap beautiful...
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    I think you could just Stone that out and live...

    I think you could just Stone that out and live with slightly worse contact but I assume you arenít really pushing this old machine to the limit.
  3. My spindles all ďleal airĒ they push air through...

    My spindles all ďleal airĒ they push air through for the air purge to keep coolant and chips out.
  4. Should see if you can find a screen protector on...

    Should see if you can find a screen protector on amazon to put on there. Even if itís not a perfect fit it should help keep the screen scratch free.
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    Have you considered that it could just be a high...

    Have you considered that it could just be a high spot that could be stoned out? Really just blueing up a good holder should be good. They sell spotting blue at some auto parts stores or you can use...
  6. You can cold start the machine with the z lower...

    You can cold start the machine with the z lower than it should be. But then the axis stop will not be set correctly and you can easily over travel. But it will allow you to do everything you want and...
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    I think youíll be fine if you just clean all the...

    I think youíll be fine if you just clean all the rust out with some cleaner and a brass brush or bristle brush. They are just like added oil retention pockets.
  8. As far as a good post I believe Autodesk has one...

    As far as a good post I believe Autodesk has one listed but if you need I have a proven one I use for my fadals.
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    I didnít see it listed but it requires: 2 ac...

    I didnít see it listed but it requires:
    2 ac bearings 7304b 20x52x15
    3 seals skf 12360
    1 seal skf 11138
    And a 7/8 preload shim between .001-.002

    The bearings I usually see in there are nsk...
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    Fadal probing macros

    So I have very little experience with macro programming but I now own 4 fadals and Iím looking to instal a probing system on my newer machine a 2001 4020. As of right now I donít have anything setup...
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    Mine was being very noisy and not tracking well...

    Mine was being very noisy and not tracking well even when perfectly setup. What I ended up doing was setting the tension relatively light and then using a soap bar to put a little dry soap on the...
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    Iíll have to try that when I get back home. I...

    Iíll have to try that when I get back home. I guess I started doing it a certain way and just stuck to it because it worked.

    Now itís nice to be able to set the tools offline but it definitely...
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    A Fadal toolsetting system that doesn't suck!

    Wow I just saw this and it looks like you did a really good job on this but there is a much easier way to set offsets in the fadal. And it lets you use the standard tool setting utilities for the...
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    Got something a bit larger but Iím not asking too...

    Got something a bit larger but Iím not asking too much. 14x48 (I think) American pacemaker 1973. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190807/2af7be86a7c0a9a44557d374ed1406d7.jpg
  15. I agree with the yg1 being more susceptible to...

    I agree with the yg1 being more susceptible to the corner coming off but they leave better surface finishes for me. Iím glad you guys got your own website you guys do make great tools just not as...
  16. Cutting threads on a howa? I think you could get...

    Cutting threads on a howa? I think you could get away with using a die. Now if you did that to my barrel that I paid you to install Iíd want my money back and take my barrel out of your hands as fast...
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    I offered you 14k a few months ago. Bought I...

    I offered you 14k a few months ago.
    Bought I ended up with a Fadal 5020Aht in nicer shape.

    Iím interested in a good deal on a 4020 or 4525 maybe even a 6030 with Datc and chip conveyer though. I...
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    I got a quote from szgh too do you have any...

    I got a quote from szgh too do you have any experience with them? Iím interested.

    Seems like a good control to retrofit a machine with.
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    Interested you have pictures?

    Interested you have pictures?
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    From what I was told the 250c and 251c are almost...

    From what I was told the 250c and 251c are almost the same just 251c wasnít allow for aerospace stuff and it is better for stainless. Donít quote me but i think it has chlorine additives.
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    I run 251c at 7-8% and itís not bad worked ok...

    I run 251c at 7-8% and itís not bad worked ok even form tapping 316 stainless. But I mostly use it in alluminum.
  22. Looking to buy a 4 jaw chuck close to Atlanta Ga

    I have a 10Ē toolmex 4jaw and a cheaper 10Ē but Iím not sure but I think they are both integrates d16.

    Edit: the toolmex chuck is plain back 10Ē semi steel 4 jaw brand new. Dunno place of...
  23. I couldnít imagine it would be easy to make...

    I couldnít imagine it would be easy to make affordable and good way covers for such a complex design like the one above.


    For the op something that I think gets missed a lot on these small...
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    Man Iíd be driving up to pick that up right now...

    Man Iíd be driving up to pick that up right now if it were not so far away. How do you find these great deals. :sarcasm:
  25. I wish the 1Ēx6Ē was necked back. Anybody know of...

    I wish the 1Ēx6Ē was necked back. Anybody know of someone who could neck it back and the cost?
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