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  1. Well, apparently ADSK is not on that same page. ...

    Well, apparently ADSK is not on that same page.

    But, this is a funny.
    With each release or update, there is a release note from Autodesk.
    Each release note begins with:



    And then, just...
  2. Actually, that is one thing they've managed to...

    Actually, that is one thing they've managed to fix ( the ONLY thing! )
    In Version 2020.2.2.0009, you now once again have the ability to open 32 bit files saved prior to Rel 2017.
    ( of course the...
  3. Brent, no, I couldn't make the damn thing do one...

    Brent, no, I couldn't make the damn thing do one pass only, minimum is two.
    And yet, the very very same code on the Mits MSX 850 will make a single pass chase.
    There's gotta be some parameter...
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    Fuck That! and I mean ALL OF THAT!!! If I am...

    Fuck That!
    and I mean ALL OF THAT!!!

    If I am too stupid to program a part on my machine but CAN afford outside help, I choose one of the following:

    a:
    Your finished product is my GREEN...
  5. Well shiit, now I got curious.... Is it possible...

    Well shiit, now I got curious....
    Is it possible that it's a step-up transformer?
    The label says 400V, and if you try to zoom-in on image#3, you see that there are wires going up from the main...
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    I agree with this being dumb model, but there are...

    I agree with this being dumb model, but there are exceptions.

    Back in the days of Delcam, the current, active version of FeatureCAM was fully downloadable, installable and functional, except...
  7. Actually the drives are Fenner and the motors are...

    Actually the drives are Fenner and the motors are Baldor.

    As far as coming up with a plug0in-ish solution .... in a previous life, or 20 years ago, maybe.
    Now OTOH, I know I'll be paying the...
  8. Actually, the answer is absolutely a YES! Finish...

    Actually, the answer is absolutely a YES!
    Finish OD + Thread + Chase OD + Chase Thread.

    In the Chase Thread operation use everything from the Thread cycle, but on the second line of the G76 make...
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    Gcoder, while that is correct, it does not mean...

    Gcoder, while that is correct, it does not mean you are restricted in how you utilize your license.
    IOW, if you are a contract designer, programmer or even just a draftsperson, your license grants...
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    I actually like a lab coat for certain things,...

    I actually like a lab coat for certain things, most often when deburring or polishing stuff.
    This is where mine came from: Red Kap Lab Coats | Men's Collection | Personalized Embroidery
    and this...
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    I actually like a lab coat for certain things,...

    I actually like a lab coat for certain things, most often when deburring or polishing stuff.
    This is where mine came from: Red Kap Lab Coats | Men's Collection | Personalized Embroidery
    and this...
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    Because most controls don't allow compensation on...

    Because most controls don't allow compensation on or off in a circular move block.
  13. Dang Mike! While my control is ready for social...

    Dang Mike!
    While my control is ready for social security checks, that board is old enough for a nursing home!

    What I can tell you is that it is not out of an M series.
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    While rapid and cutter comp moves are fine,...

    While rapid and cutter comp moves are fine, ramp-on or off in a circular move however is almost always frowned upon!

    So, in your case block N50 is a no-no, and that fuckup is squarely on the...
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    If you think you've had anything to do with...

    If you think you've had anything to do with members disagreeing with each other, then you are in fact Green!
    Not to machining perhaps, but certainly to how Practical Machinists react when carpet...
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    On what control is that true? Fanuc, Mits, Haas,...

    On what control is that true?
    Fanuc, Mits, Haas, Okuma, Brother, Milltronics... They're all happy with rapid and G41/G42/G40 together.

    And why BobCAD doesn't put it in the first line is because...
  17. Yes, I've talked with Mario back in the summer....

    Yes, I've talked with Mario back in the summer.
    Nice, honest guy. My power supply was fried then ( probably caused by the same issue ) and he managed to find me one from one of his contacts....
  18. OK guys, thank you for the replies. I was just...

    OK guys, thank you for the replies.

    I was just truly amazed that there isn't a single "plug-in-configure-GO" solution for those with dead ancient controls but still functioning motors and scales....
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    Oh My God Emanuel ( note I did not say OMG ... )...

    Oh My God Emanuel ( note I did not say OMG ... )
    Please, just behave like a fossil to be found in a Millennia or Two, and let us old(er) guys help them youngn's of today!
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    Well... no, that isn't correct... Typically...

    Well... no, that isn't correct...

    Typically on a turret type CNC lathe when the turret is beyond the X-center..

    1:OD turning - Cutting towards the chuck with TNR = G42
    2:OD turning - ...
  21. OK G-coder, and what angle will you be using for...

    OK G-coder, and what angle will you be using for them pins in that excel sheet?
    180 deg for 2 pins?
    120 all around or 180 + 90 in-between for 3 pins?
    Any angle between 3 pcs of XX pins + the...
  22. I know MS Access and other relational databases...

    I know MS Access and other relational databases are mostly a thing of a past, but ....

    It is dirt simple to write one in Access, all you need is to establish what you want on your traveler.
    I did...
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    That is completely different from what some...

    That is completely different from what some people here suggest the usage of G10!
  24. Does not look like Centroid could use my motors,...

    Does not look like Centroid could use my motors, and not sure how it would handle the linear scales.

    Oh, I don't expect anything special from the conversion, other than it be as accurate as teh...
  25. Yeah, well.. As it is though, all I have now is...

    Yeah, well..
    As it is though, all I have now is an overweight drillpress.

    Spent the better half of the afternoon calling around, not much positive outcome tho.
    Kinda-sorta got some info that the...
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