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  1. Since you’ll be buying new, might as well get an...

    Since you’ll be buying new, might as well get an insert drill w/ geo that lets you bore using the same tool (most do, but some do not). I used to do this in 316, 1.25” sumitomo sumidrill for a 2.60...
  2. Thread: Duroid

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    CalG is right. Dicing saw, or other very high...

    CalG is right. Dicing saw, or other very high speed spindle with a diamond tipped slitting saw. A high speed wire saw will also work. Without either of those, send it out. Laser works too, but you...
  3. ^ Start a new thread. Sounds like hymu 80...

    ^ Start a new thread.

    Sounds like hymu 80 alloy, or something similar, for magnetic shielding. Search on here, or I’m sure the Carpenter book has machining data.
  4. Yes, there’s a counterweight, that (i believe)...

    Yes, there’s a counterweight, that (i believe) the ribbon reader is directly attached to. I’ve never had one apart though.
  5. Yes, you need the calibration piece, or to make...

    Yes, you need the calibration piece, or to make one in the same vein (C-shape gage blocks). On the tesa hites (and micro hites) the probe does not have a consistent deflection force control inside...
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    $13 million with a free building … as in Janicki...

    $13 million with a free building … as in Janicki is for sale??
  7. I too looked for something off the shelf for this...

    I too looked for something off the shelf for this purpose. Closest I found was buying an “adapter” from one of the many companies who sell stand-alone toolsetters or shrink fit machines (haimer,...
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    As one data point here in the US, I have now...

    As one data point here in the US, I have now spent significant time with not 1, not 2 but 3 different heavy mechanical engineering departments whose staff says “mil” to mean .001”. So it does happen....
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    No experience with this machine, but thought I’d...

    No experience with this machine, but thought I’d chime in on a smallish footprint horizontal. When adding the 10 pallet pool on the kit, it increases the footprint quite a bit. I ran a tsugami 5 axis...
  10. Sometimes it’s a “duh” moment … is your c-axis...

    Sometimes it’s a “duh” moment … is your c-axis brake mcode present in the program prior to the counterbore cycle? Speaking from experience here because duh, yeah I did that and pop went the em.
  11. Grade R8: according to their salary schedule the...

    Grade R8: according to their salary schedule the minimum is $50k for entry level. This being a senior level, I’d guess about $60-$65k.

    No affiliation and no interest, I just looked it up out of...
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    Very cool, I had never seen this done before. ...

    Very cool, I had never seen this done before. and I also checked out the billiard spirit level video which I also really enjoyed.
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    I’ve machined formed plate for the purpose of...

    I’ve machined formed plate for the purpose of bicycle frame construction and it isn’t that bad IF you have custom fixturing to maintain as rigid of a set-up as possible. Think a plate with a mirrored...
  14. Well yeah, but for example when Brighton Best’s...

    Well yeah, but for example when Brighton Best’s website says “We only sell through distributor network” and then I contact my regional distributor, the distributor says “sure, send me a line item...
  15. Sourcing 30k shcs and fasteners. Distributor suggestions?

    Speccing a system and need to source roughly 30,000 fasteners. Mostly shcs, some button, some flat. Sizes from 4-40 to 1.0-8. About 1/3 each black oxide, 18-8 and zinc plated.

    Sent out a couple...
  16. Interesting on the m2 Ox, not on mine (Quest 51)....

    Interesting on the m2 Ox, not on mine (Quest 51).

    Never set the counter as a stop, no bar feeder and rarely used a puller. Only thing the counter was used for is “damn, I still have 75 more to...
  17. My experience is the same as both ox and wmpy...

    My experience is the same as both ox and wmpy above. On ours m99 (like in a sub-program or routine) nor m2 triggers the counter.
  18. A friend of mine works on an Auto line, full out...

    A friend of mine works on an Auto line, full out production. They have a schedule dialed in where every other shift or so the cutting heads/spindles are stopped and “trammed out” several tenths....
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    PSA: Famot Tum-35 lathe in GA, $1k

    Not mine, No affiliation. Looks to have a manual on the tray and quite possibly a big old phase converter behind it.

    engine lathe - tools - by owner - sale
  20. Is the second tree also available?

    Is the second tree also available?
  21. If you really, really need to reference the work...

    If you really, really need to reference the work surface and can’t just touch off with a tool and cut the actual part out of your material as said above ...

    Use a wide / broad tip sharpie magnum....
  22. Machine is sold.

    Machine is sold.
  23. The sheet metal covers, z axis motor, and tool...

    The sheet metal covers, z axis motor, and tool changer motor are the only things up there all pretty easily removed. The cable carrier track is about a foot under, maybe a bit more. I will gladly...
  24. Also to add, it’s up on Hillman’s right now and...

    Also to add, it’s up on Hillman’s right now and ready to scoot to the door.
  25. I’ll rent a lift from the place right around the...

    I’ll rent a lift from the place right around the corner, as mine is only a 6k. I can also provide rigger contacts locally here if you choose to go that route.
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