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  1. I machine 2205 & 2507 super duplex quite often...

    I machine 2205 & 2507 super duplex quite often and I have the same RA390 except in 25mm/1" with same grade inserts and I've had terrible experience with it, even on SS316.

    So anyways, as the other...
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    The machine is a VTM, why do you need such high...

    The machine is a VTM, why do you need such high clamping pressure?

    and since its such a heavy and large part, your table RPM should be quite low? hence my concern for such high clamping force.
    ...
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    + 1 for Iscar. I have the same Tang Grip...

    + 1 for Iscar.

    I have the same Tang Grip parting blade that I also use for grooving. It is one of the best tools I have.
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    Run a finishing pass at low radial doc at high...

    Run a finishing pass at low radial doc at high rpm and half feed. Or if you do this enough, invest in a boring head.

    I'm not just bullshitting you either. We mill tubesheets every day at work,...
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    Our shop runs 300 series stainless all day every...

    Our shop runs 300 series stainless all day every day.

    Most important is the grade of the insert. Don't worry about the shape just yet.

    We use Kennametal KCM25 & KCM35 or Iscar IC6015/25,...
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    Hey gregormarwick! thank you for the post this is...

    Hey gregormarwick! thank you for the post this is super helpful!

    Here is my DNC setup info;

    I use DNC4U and of course any DNC software will work.

    9600 BAUD
    Software handshaking (xon/xoff)...
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    I also have a Harrison Alpha 400. Except that its...

    I also have a Harrison Alpha 400. Except that its filetype is .600 and not .FAN
    looking at your code, it seems to be same.

    Harrison Alphas pre 1997 use a custom GE/FANUC controller and the only...
  8. Thread: Doosan

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    My mistake, I was told by a service tech that...

    My mistake, I was told by a service tech that Mazaks entry level lathes were built built in Taiwan.
  9. Thread: Doosan

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    The quality of a builder shouldn't be judged...

    The quality of a builder shouldn't be judged based on who their parent company is.

    Do we judge Haas because the owner Gene Haas literally went to prison for tax evasion? I mean I kinda do, I think...
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    22J vs S26 collet chucks

    Looking to get my first collet chuck for my Doosan Lynx.

    I'm familiar with 22J collets, I've never heard of S26 collets.
    I noticed that if I get a 22J collet chuck my max diameter will be 2.25",...
  11. I'm with you on this. I've given up on drilling...

    I'm with you on this. I've given up on drilling into stainless with carbide. I've broken far too many, from different vendors using their starting speeds/feeds. I've resorted to high quality Cobalt...
  12. Setting the pull stud height on a BT40 Bridgeport VMC 760

    Hello,

    I have a Bridgeport VMC 760 that has BT40 spindle.

    A lot of my tools get stuck in the spindle, and require a light tap with a mallet to get them out. The tool holders are new, and I've...
  13. Good service is why Doosan is my top pick.

    Good service is why Doosan is my top pick.
  14. I would love to get a beefy used one! but in my...

    I would love to get a beefy used one! but in my area they are hard to find. I've be looking all over Canada for some decent slant beds. Additionally I don't have much service/support in my area....
  15. The Lynx comes in a 6", 8", & 10" chuck option....

    The Lynx comes in a 6", 8", & 10" chuck option. Torque output is 93ftlb, 124ftlb, 198ftlb. I will be buying the 198ftlb/3500rpm version. In my above post I incorrectly listed the Lynx 6000rpm version...
  16. Will my new slant bed have enough torque for stainless cutting?

    I'm getting a new slant bed lathe (either a Doosan Lynx or Haas ST-20).

    Both have 20 HP. But they are direct drive and higher speed than I am used to.

    Right now I use a geared flat bed CNC...
  17. I was on Okumas website, and they list their...

    I was on Okumas website, and they list their prices just like Haas. Their lowest priced lathe would be over 100k by the time it reaches Alberta, Canada.
  18. Updated list: Automate SL6 $54k Buffalo...

    Updated list:

    Automate SL6 $54k
    Buffalo LT65 $58k
    Haas ST-15 $60k
    Hurco TM6i $62k
    Focus FCL-200 $65k
    Leadwell T6i $68k
    Samsung SL20E $70k
    Campro CPL3510 $90k
  19. Yes the Samsung SL is a Mori Seiki copy! they...

    Yes the Samsung SL is a Mori Seiki copy! they used to build them for Mori back in the day. Now they are on their own.

    I've updated my list from the latest quotes I got.

    Right now the running is...
  20. I am not financing. It will be bought cash. ...

    I am not financing. It will be bought cash.

    What do you recommend as a "real lathe"?
  21. I'm waiting on a quote from Hyundai-Wia and...

    I'm waiting on a quote from Hyundai-Wia and Doosan!
  22. I totally agree that the Taiwan machines are...

    I totally agree that the Taiwan machines are great quality. Like anything from China/Taiwan, you can get very high quality stuff, but also there is cheap low quality stuff too. There are a dozen Dah...
  23. Buying my first slant bed, I've got several quotes that I thought I'd share.

    I'm looking to buy my first slant bed lathe CNC lathe. I reached out to many different vendors for quotes, which I have shared below.
    I haven't made the decision yet, thought I would get this forums...
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