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    Hi, So you can slew the whole table, useful. ...

    Hi, So you can slew the whole table, useful.

    Looks like a rifle target behind the miller.
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    Jan the 14th all ready, a belated Happy new year....

    Jan the 14th all ready, a belated Happy new year.
    I produced 30-off of these just before Christmas only 11% of the billet left once finished machined.
    Had a big clean round the work shop between...
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    Just finished this LH & RH weld fixture. All went...

    Just finished this LH & RH weld fixture. All went well until I found I`d made a mistake on the DXF file I`d sent to the flame cutters :angry:
    Stood it up so it can be welded on both sides as the...
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    Fiat 124 my head master from secondary school had...

    Fiat 124 my head master from secondary school had one, he stood 6`4" always me smile every time I saw him getting in & out of it.
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    A friend of mine has started producing...

    A friend of mine has started producing replacement chassis for TVR`s & he`s up graded a number of parts, so only looking at very low numbers but good to be involved.

    Sportmotive - Staffordshire's...
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    This week I`ve been making Anti Roll Bars from...

    This week I`ve been making Anti Roll Bars from spring steel.
    heat the ends to flatten them.
    https://s19.postimg.org/3qfn6ckkz/IMG_0351.jpg

    Heat the area that needs bending....
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    You`re right it`s not a quality job & looking at...

    You`re right it`s not a quality job & looking at on the thread side there is hardly any wall thickness, so hence it broke.
    I`m just annoyed at myself for breaking it, bearing in mind the use it`s...
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    Haven't replaced it yet, still can't believe I`ve...

    Haven't replaced it yet, still can't believe I`ve broken it.
    I`ve put the parts to the back of the table, hoping it`ll fix it`s self.
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    Bugger, I`ve had this since I was an apprentice....

    Bugger, I`ve had this since I was an apprentice. I hit the bottom of a M10 hole !!!!!
    http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t138/mar71n/Work/DSC01964_zpsk92nxufs.jpg
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    Quantum leap time, ( well for me ) this is the...

    Quantum leap time, ( well for me ) this is the first thread I`ve helically milled.
    The part chattered a bit as it was supported on 3 casting jacks & was 23mm deep which was the maximum the cutter...
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    Truning a large 45Deg taper on an aluminium boss....

    Truning a large 45Deg taper on an aluminium boss. I couldn`t get a finish I was happy with, as hand turning the feed handle kept giving an uneven finish. So looking at the M6 cap head holding on the...
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    Machined these spars for a motorsport company,...

    Machined these spars for a motorsport company, took more time to clamp it down in plain than machine the end.
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    Blimey last post in January, the years moved on....

    Blimey last post in January, the years moved on.
    Didn`t have any work for the Haas for the first 6 weeks of the year, turned it on to find the memory battey had died. So lost my parameters & 2...
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    Just finished these, exhaust tail pipe assemble...

    Just finished these, exhaust tail pipe assemble fixtures. I`m pleased the way they have gone.

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    kevin tried your program out this morning on the...

    kevin tried your program out this morning on the 8dia bar, the component is the brass sample . Thank you very much:D

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    4TH Axis Heidnehain Question

    I am trying to machine 3 flutes 120Deg apart 10mm long rotating anti clockwise 283degres. The control is a Heindenhain 530.

    Below is the program I have so far.
    The problem is the first flute (...
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    The inserts are crimped into part of a large...

    The inserts are crimped into part of a large frame which do not fit under the ram, its so far forward to clear the different versions one has an offset of 140mm. The frames are finished painted as...
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    The more I use the Huron the more useful it...

    The more I use the Huron the more useful it proves.

    http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t138/mar71n/Work/DSC01646_zpsvufaoqrs.jpg

    I`ve just finished this tool, it`s used to crimp this sprung...
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    The square part off job never happened, produced...

    The square part off job never happened, produced the samples & that was that. Thank you Greg for your collet drawing.

    Anyway moving on.
    out with the old in with the new....
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    Thanks, that would work. I`ll see if Hardinge...

    Thanks, that would work. I`ll see if Hardinge have them in the UK.



    Shutinlead
    I only have the 3 jaw for the Haas & its a budget job, but likely to repeat.
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    I`ve got a job coming up. 200 - off 10mm square...

    I`ve got a job coming up.
    200 - off 10mm square bar parted off 30mm long & champhered.
    I want to turn them on my Haas, but it only has a 3 jaw chuck.
    So my idea is to use a round aluminium billet...
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    Thought I`d share my budget pre setter :) ...

    Thought I`d share my budget pre setter :)

    http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t138/mar71n/Work/DSC01156_zpsbdrkllqj.jpg
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    Not sure if you can class this as a running job...

    Not sure if you can class this as a running job as the last time I produced them was 2008. But it’s a nice to produce as I`ve got it well tooled from when it ran more frequently....
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    Thread revival :rolleyes5: Well between these...

    Thread revival :rolleyes5:

    Well between these two Threads its answered all my questions about machining Titanium. So doing a search does work :D
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    A belated Happy Christmas & New year. The RPM...

    A belated Happy Christmas & New year.
    The RPM display packed up on my Colchester some time ago, the cost of a replacement was a bit steep so my friend offered to have a look to see if it could be...
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