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    Indicator extension Hommelwerke 3-35.991

    I have one of these that came on a gage a customer gave me as a sample. They have no idea where it came from and I am having very little success hunting it down. It looks like it may be obsolete? ...
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    We have a mini mil that has been great for the...

    We have a mini mil that has been great for the right kind of work. We have other more rigid VMCs as well. We use a spindle speeder and it is again OK for the right application. We use it for .005 -...
  3. Nothing that has gone across borders, but i have...

    Nothing that has gone across borders, but i have had success getting things resolved by sending a registered letter to the owner / manger that clearly states the facts and your intentions in a non...
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    Milling 95A polyurethane

    Is this hard enough to mill without too many problems? I have milled plenty of Delrin, nylon, UHMW, but never had too much luck with polyurethane. But I don't recall what durometer I have tried in...
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    I did this a couple years ago. Check with your...

    I did this a couple years ago. Check with your power company, they may have rebate programs and will usually do a free energy survey and make recommendations. They ended up paying for 50% of my...
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    Metric roll pins vs English roll pins

    Usually an English roll pin is a few thousandths larger than nominal , but compresses fairly easily to get a press fit into a nominal size hole. I bought 3 mm roll pins from 2 different vendors and...
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    OT Stuff apprentices do

    I asked a new apprentice to get me a 10-32 screw to check a thread with. He came back with a 5/16 screw. I told him that wasn't right, but he insisted it was, he had just reduced the fraction 10/32...
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    I just broke my window and used the search...

    I just broke my window and used the search function to see what others had done.
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    Thanks for the recommendation, they were about...

    Thanks for the recommendation, they were about half the price of the OEM for our replacement window.
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    I like this solution the best. Won't have to fish...

    I like this solution the best. Won't have to fish around in the chip to find parts.
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    How to avoid this machine crash

    Turning a simple part in a CNC lathe, face, turn, thread, groove and cut off, 30 part run, the back side will be done in a second op. On the 21st part, at cutoff the part flips into the counter bore...
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    Thanks, firm believer in keeping things neat and...

    Thanks, firm believer in keeping things neat and organized pays for itself. Especially since we do a lot of quick turnaround precision work.

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    Samchully 8 inch, we use it mostly for indexing,...

    Samchully 8 inch, we use it mostly for indexing, haven't done much contouring, but so far it works great. Only had it about 9 months.

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    We have several, lathes, mills, and mill / turn....

    We have several, lathes, mills, and mill / turn. Been very happy with performance and reliability. We don't run production, strictly tool room work, so lots of setup and short run parts. Lots of...
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    Time for a thorough cleaning? How can you even...

    Time for a thorough cleaning? How can you even start cutting when you have a contact alarm? Look carefully inside the lower housing that secures the power contactor. Any suspicious erosion inside...
  16. What makes Ingersol Rand Ultra coolant worth $148.00 for 5 liters?

    What is this stuff made of ? I was shocked by the price. This is coolant / lube for screw compressors.
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    Don't know anyone out your way, but turn down the...

    Don't know anyone out your way, but turn down the damaged part, press on a hard sleeve (assuming this part is heat treated), grind at assembly seems like a pretty ordinary repair that lots of shops...
  18. We have Bott/Kennedy and Stor - Loc. Both are...

    We have Bott/Kennedy and Stor - Loc. Both are great, I thing the Stor - Loc was less expensive and more flexible with drawer combinations.
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    I would consider the proximity of applications...

    I would consider the proximity of applications and training support from your distributor as a factor. Any of the choices except ONA (don't know much about them) will do what you need. Not sure how...
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    I always assumed they were just centerless ground.

    I always assumed they were just centerless ground.
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    Don't know where you are in North Carolina, but...

    Don't know where you are in North Carolina, but Monarch Group in Kernersville get a lot of my business. Great pricing compared to McMaster.
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    You should be safe for months with new batteries....

    You should be safe for months with new batteries. Be aware there may be more than one battery per machine.
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    We make a lot of circular print dies and use...

    We make a lot of circular print dies and use graphite exclusively. Depending on the level of detail (we use .005" diameter 10 or 20 degree engraving tools) and are milling .025 deep and burning .020"...
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    11 years old, you may not get much response.

    11 years old, you may not get much response.
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    In plastic, heat is your enemy. I have used 6"...

    In plastic, heat is your enemy. I have used 6" diameter slitting saws with R8, 3/16? wide. A spray mist helps. Better to have a key way with all the slop taken out of it and a direct (not climb) cut.
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