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    Its still a separate program but you have to...

    Its still a separate program but you have to subscribe to "Fusion 360 with featurecam" to get it.
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    My choice of new manual lathe would be a Chin...

    My choice of new manual lathe would be a Chin hung from tawain. But if you want to go to India i have seen a few HMT machines over the years, they look ok but i have never used one.
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    We spent a lot of money buying featurecam only to...

    We spent a lot of money buying featurecam only to have that go to subscription, don't want to go through that again. I want to change software because i don't want to spend heaps of money on post...
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    Has anyone actually heard of them enforcing the 1...

    Has anyone actually heard of them enforcing the 1 license = 1 user thing?

    I hope Mastercam does go subscription, it will be a easier to talk my boss into changing to it, i really want to get away...
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    Our car plants here were fully union, guys on the...

    Our car plants here were fully union, guys on the line assembling cars were getting more $$$ than a machinist could working in a shop anywhere in town, turns out those wages were unsustainable, Our...
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    ????? there must be more differences than i...

    ????? there must be more differences than i though between the 21i and a Oi. we have a Oi-td and Oi-tf at work, and i can hand code in whatever G code i want all through Manual guide. could you post...
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    I just hope they don't go cloud based..... Would...

    I just hope they don't go cloud based..... Would like a good option to get away from autodicks one day.

    We have Featurecam on subscription at work and it doesn't force updates I think I'm 2-3...
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    You will need to insert Gcode in between you...

    You will need to insert Gcode in between you conversational cycles. My memory is a bit fuzzy but if you press the ISO button twice, it will give you a screen you can put your manual code into, then...
  9. I'm surprised they are using the TNC620 control,...

    I'm surprised they are using the TNC620 control, I thought the TNC640 was the better 5ax control.
  10. Thread: cutting gears

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    I wonder if that gear is actually circular pitch?...

    I wonder if that gear is actually circular pitch? its old enough, it works out pretty close to 1/2CP?
    macsonboy what part of Australia are you located?
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    We use Threebond 1207B, its a black silicone....

    We use Threebond 1207B, its a black silicone. Sealed the chip conveyor in the coolant tank of one of our VMC's last year with it, no leaks but went to pull it out last week, and we very nearly didn't...
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    I don't think anyone is going to argue that FANUC...

    I don't think anyone is going to argue that FANUC is a better control.
  13. Eumach FBE3000 universal head repairs help needed

    Has anybody had anything to do with manual universal milling heads made by "neo precision tech" fitted to the Eumach FBE series mills? The tool changer cylinder has been leaking oil but i had to keep...
  14. Unless things are drastically different over...

    Unless things are drastically different over there in the west, leveling a new machine wont be your problem, should be part of the dealer install.

    I don't think many machine tool builders have...
  15. Thread: Fanuc IHMI

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    I'm skeptical. FANUC and intuitive are mutually...

    I'm skeptical. FANUC and intuitive are mutually exclusive.
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    We have a Ajax/Kinwa/Chin Hung, Taiwanese copy of...

    We have a Ajax/Kinwa/Chin Hung, Taiwanese copy of a Mazak M5 at work, and it has been a pretty solid machine, not sure if it is available over there in the USA. about 50% of the work i have done on...
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    This is just from memory, i will have to check...

    This is just from memory, i will have to check exactly what thew softkeys are called when i am in front of the controller tomorrow.

    1. Enter manual guide i
    2. Mode switch to edit
    3. press the O....
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    324001 Hobbed my first gear. 100T 32DP

    324001
    Hobbed my first gear. 100T 32DP
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    NW rod threads, need help

    Does anyone here know much about NW rod threads? I have been asked if we can modify a drill bit to this thread, I can’t find any info on the thread form so I’m starting to think it is a proprietary...
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    Thanks for the offer. i have a manual and some...

    Thanks for the offer. i have a manual and some hobs on the way so hopefully i should be able to put it into action in the next couple of weeks.
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    yes plus an extra 40k dollarydoos and 1-2months...

    yes plus an extra 40k dollarydoos and 1-2months of build time.
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    It is the fastest, easiest way to program 2 axis...

    It is the fastest, easiest way to program 2 axis lathe tool paths i have ever used, but it is terrible for milling.
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    Here are some pics. I think it is about 1960’s...

    Here are some pics. I think it is about 1960’s vintage and would cut a max 10” diameter gear
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210612/d45066fe65854d5681b78febc480318d.jpg...
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    It sucks so much. We have a new 5 axis mill...

    It sucks so much. We have a new 5 axis mill coming and we will need to buy a post, but we have the dilemma do we buy a post for software that I'm pretty sure will be dropped soon, or spend a lot more...
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    that would be excellent thankyou

    that would be excellent thankyou
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