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    It's the end of pusher bar position from home...

    It's the end of pusher bar position from home zero. If you load the bar and hand jog to where you want it the position you see is what you will put into the program.
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    To interfere with the comm-link
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    The only time I have seen this problem on ours...

    The only time I have seen this problem on ours was running 1 1/4" brass bars and the collet was a little loose. The bar would slide out a little too much simply from momentum. Makes the next part too...
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    So the only change is to a down cut end mill and...

    So the only change is to a down cut end mill and no other tool even running the same rpm for longer periods has this problem? The problem doesn't change with different holders using the same down cut...
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    Could any part of this thread be more vague? It's...

    Could any part of this thread be more vague? It's going to be tough to get an answer without more specific questions.
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    One option is the setting that forces you to jog...

    One option is the setting that forces you to jog in x or z before you can rotate the turret. At least it keeps you from mindlessly rotating into your probe.
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    Also put nylon wire ties loosely through the...

    Also put nylon wire ties loosely through the holes the keep them from sticking together in the tumbler.
  8. What about the spray and peel Plasti Dip type...

    What about the spray and peel Plasti Dip type paints? Should be tougher than tape and more resistant to coolant. Peels right off.
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    LPS-2. We have used it for 30 years on all of our...

    LPS-2. We have used it for 30 years on all of our aluminum parts. It's actually a little better in wrought than cast, but is still a great lube.
  10. Well I screwed that link up. Google will help...

    Well I screwed that link up. Google will help with a search for their bushed shaft mount rockers.
  11. Maybe you can find out what Crane used a few...

    Maybe you can find out what Crane used a few years back in their bushing style shaft rockers. Page 3

    file:///C:/Users/CURTIS~1.WAL/AppData/Local/Temp/shaft%20mount%20rockers-3.pdf
  12. Some of my thoughts. Since he broke a rocker from...

    Some of my thoughts. Since he broke a rocker from the $4000 set and can't keep bushings in the ones he is running now it sounds like he might have a geometry problem. Of which it looks like they...
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    I just do this. ...

    I just do this.

    http://www.hornusa.com/fileadmin/user_upload/usa/PDF/HORN-US-Chapters/KMINI100US_3.2011/KMINI100US_3.2011_ChapterA_System-105.pdf
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    What about running the program in aluminum,...

    What about running the program in aluminum, steel, whatever to eliminate the SS to see if it is a machine problem?
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    It does do that, although the control tells the...

    It does do that, although the control tells the barfeeder not asks if using the HAAS feeder, but you still have to dig the bar end out of the chip bin. I would also like to be able to catch that bar...
  16. Has anyone tried the Orbitools? ...

    Has anyone tried the Orbitools?

    http://www.jwdone.com/#orbitool
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    Yep, when you think the machine is freezing look...

    Yep, when you think the machine is freezing look at the position display to see if it is moving too slow to be perceptible. Been there, felt dumb.

    Curtis
  18. I'm kind of partial to 360FC brass. No coolant to...

    I'm kind of partial to 360FC brass. No coolant to deal with, perfect chips, how much easier can it get than that? Then 6061 and 303. All 3 of which the majority of our product line is made from. I'm...
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    I started the other thread and haven't heard...

    I started the other thread and haven't heard about them again until you posted. Must not have been the greatest thing ever or there are programming issues. Don't really know what it up with them.
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    The one time I heard popping like you described...

    The one time I heard popping like you described from a tap on a friends machine, rigid tapping wasn't turned on and the results were similar to what you are seeing. Is this a new machine or has it...
  21. We use the white batting that is used for quilt...

    We use the white batting that is used for quilt making. Liquid passes through fast and it catches really fine chips.
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    I thought this was about Avocados.

    I thought this was about Avocados.
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    Another option for thin parts is Witte Vac Mat...

    Another option for thin parts is Witte Vac Mat system. It really works great. I recently tried out some cutting 1/8" aluminum plate on it. The parts end up pretty small so on the fixtures I had made...
  24. How about using a spring loaded engraving tool?

    How about using a spring loaded engraving tool?
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    My ST-20 tailstock rapids and feeds just like any...

    My ST-20 tailstock rapids and feeds just like any other axis. I have not tried to drill with it though. We just rapid up close then feed the center into the stock and it stops once it reached the set...
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