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    Dan, I agree with what you just said and that is...

    Dan, I agree with what you just said and that is how I was taught too. But if your going to set your G50's and run from zero return then I don't know what difference it would make?

    When running...
  2. I think I did? Lol Brent

    I think I did? Lol

    Brent
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    I know this isn't a fix but a work around so you...

    I know this isn't a fix but a work around so you can run it could be to tweak the G50 by the incremental value needed to dial in size?

    Brent
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    You aren't able to change the valve in offset...

    You aren't able to change the valve in offset table? Or the control isn't applying the offset value registered? Either way odd :scratchchin:

    Brent
  5. I don't believe there is a EOB after the program...

    I don't believe there is a EOB after the program number or after comments. As far as the program 1111-1.txt file on the computer any notes or important special information I write at the top of the...
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    Call a G0 T0; in MDI to make sure no tool offsets...

    Call a G0 T0; in MDI to make sure no tool offsets are activate then indicate a boring bar holder and boom there you go.

    If your machine has the measure function? Call the tool in MDI (G0 T0101) to...
  7. Good idea! I could see if you fooled around with...

    Good idea! I could see if you fooled around with this you could get it to stop where you wanted it to. Probably repeat fairly close also.

    Brent
  8. Interesting! I would in a million years never...

    Interesting! I would in a million years never thought of doing that with the parting tool.

    Brent
  9. bar pulling hex on a Okuma lathe with no spindle orientation. Fanuc 18i-T

    Anyone have a slick way to position the spindle to pull hex on a machine with no M19 or spindle orientation? Not crazy about the store bought pullers claiming to pull hex. Can't turn the hex off of...
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    I wonder if Ox has the ability to look into...

    I wonder if Ox has the ability to look into what's going on here? Didn't Gordon get deleted once? When he came back many of his didn't come with him. I know he had many many more posts than it shows...
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    The trouble is you think you have time. Last...

    The trouble is you think you have time. Last Friday a 43 year tool maker had a massive stroke. Physically fit, not over weight, nonsmoker, as luck would have it he had his stroke at the hospital due...
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    Hello it has been a while. Probably have to start...

    Hello it has been a while. Probably have to start a new thread when this one gets locked because of the no OT and the title. Good to have you back. Looking forward to the pictures.

    Brent
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    When you get this dialed in post back what you...

    When you get this dialed in post back what you ended up with.

    Brent
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    At the risk of sounding negative I highly doubt...

    At the risk of sounding negative I highly doubt this will be the end of it. :D

    Brent
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    I used to make shit similar to this. I took a...

    I used to make shit similar to this. I took a 1/4" radius stick tool and whacked the business end off then stuck it on a piece of round so I could use a ID boring bar block station. I cleared it over...
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    Don't know how big 11mm is but I drill for 1/2-13...

    Don't know how big 11mm is but I drill for 1/2-13 with 27/64"?

    Sometimes CRS is a bitch to get shiny

    Picture if you can may help folks see what's happening.

    Brent
  17. Get a spring loaded tap holder? Tap will be...

    Get a spring loaded tap holder? Tap will be faster. I have a small threading bar I use with indexable carbide inserts I can single point 1/8"NPT. 7/16" I believe is the smallest hole I can get it in....
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    That looks Awesome! I love it! I'm not the most...

    That looks Awesome! I love it! I'm not the most educated woodworker by any stretch of the imagination so don't be offended by this question. Because really it is beautiful. But how does it cost...
  19. Yeah me neither! Thanks for testing this on your...

    Yeah me neither! Thanks for testing this on your machine, beginning to think people thinking I'm crazy. It very well could be a parameter but I've never run across anything listed that would make you...
  20. I wasn't able to get this to work. Least I could...

    I wasn't able to get this to work. Least I could get was two passes. Curious you have actually stood there and watched your 0i-TC run the two line G76 cycle in 1 single pass?

    Brent
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    What you have is different from what the OP...

    What you have is different from what the OP posted about in this thread. It looks like the 10deg on your thread is 10deg off parallel to center line. His is 10deg perpendicular to the center...
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    Yeah me neither, I'm not even sure I see exactly...

    Yeah me neither, I'm not even sure I see exactly how this works let alone know what What is it? Stupid question but you see nothing in the MH?

    A female nut screws on making it collapse on a shaft?...
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    Phil that's a sweet setup for a hobby shop!...

    Phil that's a sweet setup for a hobby shop! That's funny she will remember those names forever. Lol

    Looking forward to following along as you go.

    Brent
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    I don't see why you couldn't. I'd go drag a file...

    I don't see why you couldn't. I'd go drag a file across it. Spring steel will probably be tough but shouldn't be hard enough to be like brittle or have a problem cutting it with carbide. Wouldn't...
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    Bob I've never seen anyone explain it like this....

    Bob I've never seen anyone explain it like this. If I understand it correctly then you've convinced me. Have you noticed any improvements doing it this way? Longer tap life, better threads? Weather...
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