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    Easier said then done. Been here my whole life......

    Easier said then done. Been here my whole life... Family run business with 3 families involved now. My wife's side of the family is huge. I cant just pick up the business and our lives and move...
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    What kind of cost kw/hr are you getting on...

    What kind of cost kw/hr are you getting on natural gas?
    I need to pull the utility bill
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    Already have UPS on all the important computers. ...

    Already have UPS on all the important computers.
    Rumor has it that a diesel generator cost per kW/hour is cheaper than the utility bill we are getting now. Paying about $12k a month in electricity
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    It would have been a lot better if the...

    It would have been a lot better if the information they were sending out was accurate and precise. "We are going to shut off your power on this day at this exact time for this length of time". They...
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    304 Stainless Pins .1870 Dia 500/1000 pcs

    Looking for a quote on a simple pin.
    .1870 Dia OD +.0005 -.0000 1.3" long
    OD Groove and 1 4-40 tapped hole in the front.
    PM me and I will send a print for official Quote. USA Only shops. Domestic...
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    He means he owes more than its worth lol. New the...

    He means he owes more than its worth lol. New the machine is $125k or so... not worth more than 80 now....
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    I'll have to ask my local rep if she can get me...

    I'll have to ask my local rep if she can get me this one when it gets repoed LOL
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    Ready to sell the DNM? I'll come pick it up when...

    Ready to sell the DNM? I'll come pick it up when you are ready to cut your losses....
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    How are you filtering? The yasda has a 5 micron...

    How are you filtering? The yasda has a 5 micron filter I think.
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    I'm not a huge fan of Deublin... I've change...

    I'm not a huge fan of Deublin...

    I've change our Doosan DNM500 one 2 times in 9 years. I've also changed the one in my Yasda two times in 3 years (2016 Yasda probably has more cut hours runnign...
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    Spindle repalcement for the 15k is very...

    Spindle repalcement for the 15k is very reasonable. Ellison quoted me $12k for a new one.
    I know a lot of people got bit buying those entry level DMG Mori verticals with super expensive spindle...
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    Never tried to measure it. We use them in the...

    Never tried to measure it. We use them in the brother and probe for center in X.
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    3-4 Axis $75-90 5 Axis production jobs that run...

    3-4 Axis $75-90
    5 Axis production jobs that run with no headache $100-150 (We have automation on all our 5 axis machines and run lights out on almost every job. Can charge less when the machine time...
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    Great point. My DNM500 is the 12k belt spindle....

    Great point. My DNM500 is the 12k belt spindle. Its been solid (knock on wood) but its loud as hell over 8k. We rarely run it at 10k ... never at 12k just because of how loud it is....

    I'm going...
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    Meh! I"d love to buy an Okuma but I'm not trying...

    Meh!
    I"d love to buy an Okuma but I'm not trying to add another control to the shop. I'm probably a little different of a user than most... This machine is more of a support equipment than a...
  16. Rough the part outside and inside tapered like a...

    Rough the part outside and inside tapered like a cone. Then finish in steps outside / in side with a 3/8 or 1/2 tool. I'd make sure I was taking a spring pass at each level as I went down. If your...
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    Yup . For 3 axis a simple probe like the Blum or...

    Yup . For 3 axis a simple probe like the Blum or the new renishaw primo is way better than that adjustable POS renishaw design. I'll never buy another OTS in my life.
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    DNM5700S Opinions

    Anyone have one of these? I have a 2010 DNM500 that has served us well and in the market for another 40x20 3 axis machine to prep hard material and build fixtures / general work. Our workload has...
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    I have about 6 of these that float around the...

    I have about 6 of these that float around the shop. We use them on pallet changing Brother Verticals with humnas but should be easy to automate the valve to open / close

    Airvise
  20. Kyocera makes this line of endmills but i think...

    Kyocera makes this line of endmills but i think they missed the mark IMHO.
    The grind cuts decent in everything and perfect in nothing.
    Not to mention they used 4xd flute length on the corner radius...
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    Dstryr Checking in - Safe

    Hi everyone

    Got numerous messages about the events that happened last night in my home town. Thankfully my family and friends are all okay but feel so bad for those we lost yesterday. My family...
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    It always turns out to be something stupid.......

    It always turns out to be something stupid.... Like the whole unit is moving because the screws holding it down are .020 too long and not tightening even though the wrench is tight when you turn...
  23. Just take the drill and half the speed / feed and...

    Just take the drill and half the speed / feed and divot the top of the hole to act as a spot. Then drill at the supplied speed and feeds.
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    I remember another user here having similar...

    I remember another user here having similar issues on a different brand machine. Turned out to be a wiring issue ....
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    I've started using the Go-Drills as my go to for...

    I've started using the Go-Drills as my go to for about 6-9 months now. Cheaper than competition and with no margin we have successfully pecked them in harder materials when the flute was just a touch...
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