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    Don't get me wrong, I do love them for...

    Don't get me wrong, I do love them for performance as the cat's ass but just such a pain and upkeep is often or just never done so all that goes to poop once you soak them.
    High maintenance, but...
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    Paint shops and air bearing CMMs do not want any...

    Paint shops and air bearing CMMs do not want any but you can't get there.
    Sand and bead blasters will tolerate a fair amount but you may get rusting if parts are not dried.
    Most machine tools put...
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    Sometimes looks count as much or more than actual...

    Sometimes looks count as much or more than actual measurements to the inspection guy.:wall:

    If the same design the larger cutter will make a better hole if the backlash comp is set for it's...
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    How much where we a different place then? A...

    How much where we a different place then?
    A divisive war and much racial dived but this united people.
    Perhaps JFK's best .
    I have always thought the death of the USSR would not be good for us as...
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    From the op "OMP works, and repeats perfectly."...

    From the op "OMP works, and repeats perfectly."
    A clue in there to machine/ball bar and servos. Did you miss that info or just asleep at the wheel?
    Bob
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    Let's face it Milland,.......you need one of...

    Let's face it Milland,.......you need one of these cars.
    It will do the go-kart track small car thing better than any mentioned here..
    It is not your old vette which was terrible, heavy and ill...
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    That's an interesting question, more than a few...

    That's an interesting question, more than a few hundred but maybe less than a thousand in numbers and so many brands.
    Once worked as a distributor for some top named brands.
    Mits are a very good...
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    Some pretty small features and corners there. By...

    Some pretty small features and corners there.
    By my estimation you are into 1200 grit wheels which rules out plated form wheels such as those from ATI.
    Minimum corner break on these is .005 inch...
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    Where does that profit number come from? It does...

    Where does that profit number come from?
    It does not seem quite right. The vette is not the leader anymore as it once was, trucks are.
    Is this an average dollar calculation?
    Show me the (money)...
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    Not too shabby for an old washed up and bankrupt...

    Not too shabby for an old washed up and bankrupt car company run by a bunch of bean counters with low skilled and overpaid workers who don't care about quality.
    (these facts must be true, I read...
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    Did you your parents or grandparents make parts...

    Did you your parents or grandparents make parts on a B-port in the 1930s?
    How about the 1970s or 80s? Did you ever? Seems not so.
    Why be such? Your suggestion is amateur hour, cell phone, kiddie...
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    What I sent here were carbide saw blanks as I...

    What I sent here were carbide saw blanks as I thought that the best fit.
    Unfinished on all surfaces so .020 stock on the holes, thickness, and OD.
    Pressed stocked items, and some sizes no longer...
  13. When is the open house party? You owe us this...

    When is the open house party?
    You owe us this with all the lead up.
    I need time to get good prices on plane tickets....You are a long drive from Detroit.
    Bob
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    These are not bad....

    These are not bad....
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    Here is what I'd do: Drill and maybe ream a 3/16...

    Here is what I'd do:
    Drill and maybe ream a 3/16 hole where the 1/4-28 needs to be.
    Indicate the center of the rotary to the spindle with a indicol, edge finder 4 point touch, coax inocator or...
  16. Yes to both. When he goes off the deep end with...

    Yes to both.
    When he goes off the deep end with such obvious flame throwing it seems often something else is going on in the background that now will not make the news cycle.
    Could that be an...
  17. Since the tolerance is not so tight is a nsk...

    Since the tolerance is not so tight is a nsk planet head an option?
    They are so slow in cycle time but useful to have. You sort of turn your VMC into a lower accuracy jig grinder.
    Trying to finish...
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    Do this only as a last resort.

    Do this only as a last resort.
  19. Clear the wheel; with a star dress or a diamond...

    Clear the wheel; with a star dress or a diamond as very last resort.
    Al plug up is not uncommon.
    This occurs all the time, get used to it and do not buy new wheels unless AL grind is the only use...
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    And here is the key. The customer is not always...

    And here is the key. The customer is not always right in thinking but his or hers needs are always spot on.
    Do your line cards address or solve any problems?
    Great intros with a lot of lines...
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    Saw disc blank or hack out of a STB and hole pop...

    Saw disc blank or hack out of a STB and hole pop the starter?
    PM me a e address and I'll send you Ceratizit's stock list for this week.
    That the best way to buy small as the price is at quantity...
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    Finished ground or molded? One piece or a...

    Finished ground or molded?
    One piece or a hundred?
    This would normally be a preform special.
    Ultra-met, Ceartizit in Detroit, HB Carbide, Innovative Carbide, Quality Carbide in SC..........all...
  23. I thought you wanted to retire and not want to do...

    I thought you wanted to retire and not want to do these classes anymore.
    Can't help yourself? A need to pass on to others?
    You are so welcome here anytime a group can be put together.
    I am not...
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    Parabolic drills have not so great dynamic...

    Parabolic drills have not so great dynamic stiffness. One cant help that due to the design.
    They will tend to move around or oscillate at certain frequencies.
    A push harder or softer gets you out...
  25. I think many miss the fact that the tool tip does...

    I think many miss the fact that the tool tip does not need to inline with the slide and just use a standard setup on boring heads.
    Doing so ruins the calibration on the screw but you make very small...
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