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    Hi wheels17: You wrote: "Am I missing...

    Hi wheels17:
    You wrote:
    "Am I missing something?"

    Yeah, you missed this bit from the OP:
    " I'm sure with the right machines it could be machined from solid, but I don't have those machines."
    ...
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    Hi All: I read this thread with interest and...

    Hi All:
    I read this thread with interest and perked up my ears when dental labs were first mentioned as a source for investment castings. (I used to be a dentist so I know the subject).
    There are a...
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    Hi again Optical: You wrote: "I'll try to...

    Hi again Optical:
    You wrote:
    "I'll try to rephrase my initial question: do you think that a machine built for small precision work like the Minitech GX (granite base, THK linear rails, precision...
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    Hi again All: I'm still learning to work the...

    Hi again All:
    I'm still learning to work the basic buttons...I have a long long way to go before I can make it do what I want.
    My spare time right now consists of playing with the controls, seeing...
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    First picture from new camera

    Hi All:
    So last week I finally got a new camera to replace the Nikon Coolpix 990 I bought in 2001.
    It was starting to get pretty creaky and it can't shoot video.

    I got a Canon M50, and I've been...
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    Hi again Optical: If the Roland is almost good...

    Hi again Optical:
    If the Roland is almost good enough have you considered having it rebuilt to make it the best it can be, rather than investing in a whole new machine?
    I don't know of anybody who...
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    Hi again Optical: You wrote: "I strongly...

    Hi again Optical:
    You wrote:
    "I strongly believe that you can get very good precision from small desktop machines if you take the time to generate perfect tool paths."

    Of course, all depends on...
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    Hi Optical: The two contenders that immediately...

    Hi Optical:
    The two contenders that immediately spring to mind are in Switzerland, they are Kern and Hermle.
    There are others who make high end claims too, but these are the two that most...
  9. Hi cyanidekid: You wrote: "...but what degree...

    Hi cyanidekid:
    You wrote:
    "...but what degree of rake is good for AlBr? "

    I've found that I have a really hard time breaking a chip with 954...the material is so tough that it's hard to get it...
  10. Hi laminar-flow: Once you solve the stock...

    Hi laminar-flow:
    Once you solve the stock geometry issue, you will find that 954 aluminum bronze is very nice to work with and holds detail well...much better than brass because it's not so damn...
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    Hi RJT: If this is mesh made by two layers of...

    Hi RJT:
    If this is mesh made by two layers of wire crisscrossed over each other, then all of the wires on the bottom layer will not be supported by the punch and all of the wires on the top will not...
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    Hi gundog: I prefer to run my cutter down the...

    Hi gundog:
    I prefer to run my cutter down the angle of the dovetail in smaller steps so I never take a full width cut.
    It's easy to do with CNC and it's kinder on the machine and the workpiece...
  13. Hi again jellywerker: Please note I never...

    Hi again jellywerker:
    Please note I never recommended against a CNC lathe in the shop...for just plain turning they can't be beat.
    Whether you buy a turret machine or a gang machine, they are a...
  14. Hi Limy Sami: That's brilliant...my sentiments...

    Hi Limy Sami:
    That's brilliant...my sentiments exactly!:D
    Cheers

    Marcus
    Implant Mechanix • Design & Innovation > HOME
    Vancouver Wire EDM -- Wire EDM Machining
  15. Hi jellywerker: If you're thinking of a Y axis...

    Hi jellywerker:
    If you're thinking of a Y axis live tooled lathe I think you're going to have some disappointments on two fronts.

    First, 25K is a pretty skimpy budget for a machine like that.
    ...
  16. Hi Carbide Bob: I hear you and I agree fully...

    Hi Carbide Bob:
    I hear you and I agree fully with what you're saying.
    Two things however:

    Thing number 1;
    I don't even know what I don't know when it comes to the details of selecting a...
  17. Hi again All: Colt45 put me on to Artco and I...

    Hi again All:
    Colt45 put me on to Artco and I just placed my order with them.
    I dropped over 500 bucks with them in about 10 minutes, so they got the sale and a big THANK YOU to colt 45.

    Also a...
  18. Looking to buy a diamond cup wheel...nobody publishes catalogs anymore

    Hi All:
    So yesterday I get finished a half hour early and decide to just quickly order another diamond cup wheel for the Deckel SO cutter grinder.
    I go to my usual local heros on-line to look and...
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    Hi again ikoral: There are a few things you can...

    Hi again ikoral:
    There are a few things you can do to make your job easier, and some of those you have already discovered.
    A key one is to reduce the amount that is cut in one pass, and the length...
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    Hi Brian: Thanks for that, I appreciate it. ...

    Hi Brian:
    Thanks for that, I appreciate it.


    I find a lot of guys inexperienced with wire EDM have a totally distorted idea of what it's capable of and what it will take.
    They think bandsaw...
  21. Hi RJT: When I last looked (years ago), the...

    Hi RJT:
    When I last looked (years ago), the Makino precision hole drillers were just a high precision sinker with a high speed C axis and an attachment for wire EDM cutting a spinning silver...
  22. Hi Mazak Man: If you need a hole of this...

    Hi Mazak Man:
    If you need a hole of this precision you have two paths forward with EDM.
    One is to get a machine that is designed for precision small holemaking.
    Makino makes a few models marketed...
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    double post...duplicate deleted
    MC
  24. Hi vmipacman: What sort of fixturing did you...

    Hi vmipacman:
    What sort of fixturing did you buy?
    If it's sine bars like you showed in your first post, how will you tie the job to the sine bars and the sine bars to the table?
    Did you consider...
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    Hi Travis: I had a 6 x 18 Harig with plastic...

    Hi Travis:
    I had a 6 x 18 Harig with plastic ways.
    It was better than a plain way Harig but it was still an arm breaker.
    Dead nuts accurate grinder though.

    Cheers

    Marcus
    Implant Mechanix •...
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