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  1. Not taking that away from you for one second...

    Not taking that away from you for one second there Frank.

    But back to driveshafts - you're surely talking torsion loads here? Where pull studs are 99% tension?
    With a bit of bending if the holder...
  2. True but you can also argue the other way... :D

    True but you can also argue the other way...
    :D
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    I was a bit disappointed that Matsuura bigged up...

    I was a bit disappointed that Matsuura bigged up the busllshit where that's concerned...

    And I welcome our Robot Overlords... :D
  4. Thread: Boeing 737 Max

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    Hopefully they've fixed the problems rather than...

    Hopefully they've fixed the problems rather than just thrown on some new decals...
    New Ryanair 737 MAX 200 plane drops the 'MAX' from its name
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    So has your side rack toolchanger got a window...

    So has your side rack toolchanger got a window with proximity leds in there?
    And are they lit?
    The arm can be in the straight position, but the cam can be not quite in the right position...
    ...
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    Dave Can only speak for Fanuc... but power off...

    Dave
    Can only speak for Fanuc... but power off and make sure it's off for 30 minutes plus so the cappys are drained.
    Go up top and release the brake, and wind (with spanner) by hand the arm through...
  7. I never did use through tool on facemills or...

    I never did use through tool on facemills or anything that would be heavy cutting.
    #1 reason was for the BBT30 machines - pull studs are tiny and with a hole in there just makes them weaker...
    #2...
  8. The fact that it has a processor and servos, it...

    The fact that it has a processor and servos, it just needs a prototrak control and you'd be away! I'd never by a machine again that didn't at least have autocycles of some sort. Too painful as time =...
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    I'm with Frank about the over-thunking. I...

    I'm with Frank about the over-thunking.

    I fully understand the issue if you have chips in the hole and rapid back into the hole - 100% rapid will be worse than 25% rapid and also if your retract...
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    Does turning down the rapids actually do...

    Does turning down the rapids actually do anything?
    The acc/dec (so initial movement) is still the same whether it's 25,50 or 100% rapid?
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    Talking of hanging off... Marc Marqeuz takes it...

    Talking of hanging off... Marc Marqeuz takes it to a whole new level (68degrees).
    And although they're all good at saving the front ends nowadays my lifting themselves back up on their knee, he does...
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    It makes me laugh, because for such an...

    It makes me laugh, because for such an *important* thing as Brexit, Parliament is still having its summer holidays, from July 25th and back to *work* on Tues 3rd Sept.
    But I did read that the whole...
  13. I believe that 50+% of every dollar spent in the...

    I believe that 50+% of every dollar spent in the USA is now with Amazon?
  14. France have to pay their ever increasing pension...

    France have to pay their ever increasing pension burden somehow...
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    Yup, That's how i ran my business for 12 years....

    Yup, That's how i ran my business for 12 years.
    All machines networked and backed up etc, just the one cheap pc for the interweb.
    No forced graphics card updates etc. Clean running and 1000000%...
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    Ian NEWTon? I can't remember ever...

    Ian NEWTon?[/QUOTE]

    I can't remember ever hearing the nickname, so had to look it up.
    I admit i failed - just punish me lightly!
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    When things look glum, there's worse to come......

    When things look glum, there's worse to come...
    :D
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    For our Merrican friends, here's just how fooked...

    For our Merrican friends, here's just how fooked the NHS is.
    I have said here that my parents can only get an appointment that's now 8 weeks away...

    Well here's a letter for my step lads...
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    Here's a question...Have we actually already left...

    Here's a question...Have we actually already left the EU?
    Ref Bill Cash and his comments... the below looks black and white.
    And here's the official link which is the same - the picture isn't...
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    Sorry to hear this Tyrone - it must worry the...

    Sorry to hear this Tyrone - it must worry the crap out of her.
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    So what are you saying they're going to do Tyrone...

    So what are you saying they're going to do Tyrone - move your sister out because she only needs the one bedroom?
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    Exactly the same with my old town in the south of...

    Exactly the same with my old town in the south of England.
    And now my parents can't get to see a doctors appointment in less than 8 weeks...
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    Lastly ref King Kenny, if you've never seen this,...

    Lastly ref King Kenny, if you've never seen this, it's worth 5 mins of your time.
    It made the hairs on the back of my neck stand up.
    You either got it, or you aint...
    YouTube
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    Two of my favourite Bazzer Pics. Grabbing Mick...

    Two of my favourite Bazzer Pics. Grabbing Mick Grants arse going to the grid (making him jump) and the old long Spar track (Belgium) which he holds the record for the fasted average lap at over...
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    I'm still thinking that by Christmas there's been...

    I'm still thinking that by Christmas there's been another election and Comrade Corbyn is sat in #10 with a coalition gubmint.
    God help anyone with a spare bedroom and a garden...
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