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  1. Get the tool blocks that have internal coolant....

    Get the tool blocks that have internal coolant. No need to alter the collet holders.Sure it's a bit mroe $,but the convenience tradeoff is so worth it.
  2. Thread: Coworker issues

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    Read the OP's #3 complaint again. Show me where...

    Read the OP's #3 complaint again.
    Show me where he's worried about customers hearing someone swear.
    I'll save you the time... he doesn't. He's just another employee that doesn't like swear words of...
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    I know Mastercam has a Router package, but I know...

    I know Mastercam has a Router package, but I know absolutely nothing about it.
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    lol that site has been bright yellow for as long...

    lol that site has been bright yellow for as long as I can remember.
    Literally 2 seconds of looking at it is too much.
  5. Thread: Coworker issues

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    :rolleyes5: Again, for those who need reading...

    :rolleyes5:

    Again, for those who need reading comprehension.. this wasn't about swearing while a customer is around.
    The OP said:

    If a customer is around, then yeah, use common sense.
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    Oh, and for worst website ever? I'd have to give...

    Oh, and for worst website ever? I'd have to give it to Maryland Metrics.
    It will burn your retinas.
    MARYLAND METRICS 'HOME PAGE'
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    their site is great... IF you already know the...

    their site is great... IF you already know the part number. If not... good luck.
  8. Thread: Coworker issues

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    no no no. Don't try and change the meaning of my...

    no no no.
    Don't try and change the meaning of my reply.
    Cursing is EXACTLY what the OP (and myself) was talking about.
    He didn't say anything about acting like an idiot when customers are...
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    You DO know they test extensively, right? They...

    You DO know they test extensively, right? They aren't just booksmart, they have their own machines where they test and study over and over. So I'd be willing to wager their results are more reliable...
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    That's one of the dumbest things I've ever heard.

    That's one of the dumbest things I've ever heard.
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    Really? Swearing? It's a fucking machine shop...

    Really? Swearing?
    It's a fucking machine shop not a fucking church. Get over yourself.
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    People like you make me laugh. Those who think...

    People like you make me laugh.
    Those who think Mastercam sucks have never taken the time to set it up correctly.
  13. Thread: Speed and feed

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    gotta love black oxide coated tooling

    gotta love black oxide coated tooling
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    Just to add, if people have Mastercam they can do...

    Just to add, if people have Mastercam they can do the same thing with Cimco.
  15. Not familiar with that machine,but on our Okumas...

    Not familiar with that machine,but on our Okumas the ATC arm has spring loaded gripper fingers that hold the tool when removing it from the spindle. If those get sticky you get a dropped tool. Just a...
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    +1 Can't stress this enough! Sure your forklift...

    +1
    Can't stress this enough!
    Sure your forklift may be 8k max, but not 6 feet in the air when you're lifting it off the truck.
    :willy_nilly:

    Pay the cost, have the riggers do it. Even if they...
  17. I've found that using TWO bolts in the center...

    I've found that using TWO bolts in the center will guarantee it from spinning when you break thru on the perimeter. One bolt will work most of the time, but not every time.
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    This is why you put taper into the jaws, when...

    This is why you put taper into the jaws, when they flex, the area that's holding the part makes full contact.
    Play around with amount of taper until you get full contact.
    If you bore them straight...
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    That's why they are lifting. Either clamp onto...

    That's why they are lifting.
    Either clamp onto something that won't crush at 400psi, or bore your jaws on a taper.
    :cheers:
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    Buy 2 of these!

    Buy 2 of these!
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    A cnc machine would work best.

    A cnc machine would work best.
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    One of our Fanuc mills ignores it also, it's not...

    One of our Fanuc mills ignores it also, it's not just Haas.
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    What makes you think I've never restarted in the...

    What makes you think I've never restarted in the middle of a program?
    I've done it thousands of times.
    On our Hyundai-Kia (Fanuc) the machine ignores the tool change if that tool is in the spindle....
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    i7 cpu's are not a gimmick, they can multitask...

    i7 cpu's are not a gimmick, they can multitask better for one.
    And a sound card? This is 2019, sound cards haven't been necessary for 20 years.
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    I'm not familiar with that control, but on our...

    I'm not familiar with that control, but on our Okuma controls we can write a variable that says something like:

    IF[VTLCN EQ 1 ]N2
    IF[VTLCN NE 1 ]N1
    N1 T1 M6
    N2

    This says if the tool that's...
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