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    If you don't have other features to cut after the...

    If you don't have other features to cut after the bushing is installed you could ballize it and avoid the lathe. It's been awhile so i can"t remember the names but you can buy precision size balls...
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    Chip Chester: Do you have any recommendations on...

    Chip Chester: Do you have any recommendations on inexpensive data logging for this?
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    AeroE Our wonderful Senator Dodd took the...

    AeroE
    Our wonderful Senator Dodd took the "sporting purposes" clause directly from the Nazi gun control playbook. He didn't make a mistake, he went to the people that knew how. The JFPO has a very...
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    I would pull the cover and look at the drive...

    I would pull the cover and look at the drive belt, it might be loose or binding. The desiccant bag that was in there from the factory created this toxic goo when it mixed with the coolant on mine. It...
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    Nitrogen counterbalance recharge

    Have any of you guys done this yourself? Is there anything special required? I don't need anything else done to the machine so i hate to have a service call just for that when it always seems to leak...
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    I think when it comes up again i'll give it a...

    I think when it comes up again i'll give it a try. The off center features don't require heavy plunging and rotation can be pretty slow. The tough part will be putting the money earned in the "310...
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    HRT-210 weight limit

    What have you guys run on these with tailstocks? I have a part that is 300lbs and would need 8 indexes per part,these repeat for a total of 10-20 a year so buying a HRT-310 is a little hard to...
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    Sign me up for the Mac version.

    Sign me up for the Mac version.
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    If the no oil thing stuck in my head this long i...

    If the no oil thing stuck in my head this long i think it must have come from one of the older guys years ago.
    Thanks guys
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    I've got one of the LCD .8-2" sets with multiple...

    I've got one of the LCD .8-2" sets with multiple heads,carbide faces and one readout. The 7-8" one has been sticking also, it has the round rams with carbide pins and i believe it's a 368 series. ...
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    Cleaning Holtest

    Is there anything i need to know before removing the bottom cover on Mitutoyo Holtest heads? I have a couple that the "fingers" are dragging in their bores and i had read that they shouldn't be...
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    I wouldn't even consider a machine without a full...

    I wouldn't even consider a machine without a full enclosure! You'll find black spots on your body at night that you never realized you touched during the day. Kennametals KC520 works pretty good for...
  13. Jim Rozen has it nailed. Like i said before,...

    Jim Rozen has it nailed.
    Like i said before, pick a number your willing to lose as your credit limit because that's what it is.
    If i didn't know better i'd think you were located in the Connecticut...
  14. There is a "big one" around here that the genius...

    There is a "big one" around here that the genius MBA's decided to outsource their A/P department. To get your name on the list you have to pay a couple hundred bucks a year and then they will pay you...
  15. You will lose! I did about 10 years ago to the...

    You will lose!
    I did about 10 years ago to the tune of 30k,allot of money for a one man shop. It's always the same, we can't pay for the past work if you don't give us these parts so we can bill our...
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    Seymour is right, it even uses a radius lead-in...

    Seymour is right, it even uses a radius lead-in during the roughing portion if you use I and K.
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    As far as G12/13, it's the cat's ass!!! I live by...

    As far as G12/13, it's the cat's ass!!! I live by it for rough and finish full circles.[/QUOTE]

    That was one tough day in my life when i found out Hurco didn't have G13, it seemed so obvious.
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    They had an article in the WSJ awhile ago about...

    They had an article in the WSJ awhile ago about the problem of promotions in Japan. Many of the workers would burst into tears and quit the job when told. They now have special consultants that help...
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    Comparing the total number of employees in...

    Comparing the total number of employees in manufacturing over time can be misleading, many have been replaced by automation. The WSJ is just a source of tea leaves, you need to filter out the...
  20. I've had this problem twice when i ordered online...

    I've had this problem twice when i ordered online after 7 pm. The discount was applied and showed up properly online but wasn't on the next days confirmation. The way their system works the order...
  21. Let us know how you make out cracking the old...

    Let us know how you make out cracking the old coolant, I need to do that with the 255r in my machine.
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    Did you try Hurco? When i bought them for the VMX...

    Did you try Hurco? When i bought them for the VMX the pricing was very good,like $8 a piece for the CTS ones 3 years ago. They are some of the nicest "looking" studs i've seen,ground all over. Sorry...
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    They've always been excellent with me, i wouldn't...

    They've always been excellent with me, i wouldn't hesitate in the least to buy from them. Steve really went above and beyond last year to help me with a rotary problem i had, still amazed.
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    Seymour must be on vacation! I bought the Hurco...

    Seymour must be on vacation!
    I bought the Hurco pull studs when i bought the machine, they are top notch and in "Hurco" boxes.
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    It snuck up on me also, i need to look for free...

    It snuck up on me also, i need to look for free passes.
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