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    I am pretty sure YCM is Quaser... Nope I am...

    I am pretty sure YCM is Quaser...

    Nope I am thinking of YCI who was absorbed into Quaser.

    Charles
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    Shoot Ive been so busy I still havent caught up...

    Shoot Ive been so busy I still havent caught up with the last two..Oh well I will catch up when I can, Have a great weekend.

    Charles
  3. I asked about the M1 and was told that it would...

    I asked about the M1 and was told that it would be offered in the US but not for a year or two. Some kind of trade rule that it has to be offered to the EU for a specified period of time before...
  4. If you want to you can contact this guy, he does...

    If you want to you can contact this guy, he does a lot of this on all different kind of things. If anyone would know I would talk to him. And he is a lot closer to you than most of us.

    Record :...
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    I am pretty sure that machine is made by Litz...

    I am pretty sure that machine is made by Litz Highpower out of Taiwan. They make a good solid basic machine that is rebranded by other companies. A friend of mine had two of them and liked them...
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    Thanks for your enthusiasm, he does have a nice...

    Thanks for your enthusiasm, he does have a nice shop. However he has not posted here since 2011. For what ever reason he didnt post here after that. Have a great day and thanks for bringing up this...
  7. Thread: Ox's Shop

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    Sneaky snake was my favorite when I was little,...

    Sneaky snake was my favorite when I was little, boy my parents regretted that I heard that album...

    Charles
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    Slap the engineer who wrote that tolerance...

    Slap the engineer who wrote that tolerance spec... sorry that isnt helpful but I couldnt stop myself. Good luck with your efforts and let us know what you find out.

    Charles
  9. As far as tooling goes do you guys have any...

    As far as tooling goes do you guys have any recommendations / bad experiences? We're looking to use Seco for the shrink fit machine and holders etc - then maybe Lang for a vice. Something that could...
  10. Ok had to go back and look it up, it is the CMX U...

    Ok had to go back and look it up, it is the CMX U 50 that is only positional rather than simultaneous 5 axis. I cant really keep up with all the different abbreviations they use.

    Charles
  11. I may be talking out of turn but you are using...

    I may be talking out of turn but you are using the Doosan, Mazak and DMU 50 together. To the best of my knowledge the DMU 50 is only available as a 3+2 machine, not simultaneous action. I thought...
  12. Nicki, here is my favorite if you like the...

    Nicki, here is my favorite if you like the Japanese techniques.

    https://youtu.be/t0gg9z4gG3A

    Charles
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    Kitamura has a small 5x machine made for the...

    Kitamura has a small 5x machine made for the small part market, doubt it would be under the $300k but it might be close enough and certainly would have the lifetime of use kind of nailed. Not...
  14. Thread: B&A Precision

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    I must have missed that, glad to hear it got sold...

    I must have missed that, glad to hear it got sold and I know that will help you out.

    Charles
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    Richard I copied your post and made a sticky for...

    Richard I copied your post and made a sticky for it at the top of the page.

    Charles
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    Newer machines can use a lot of power, the Okuma...

    Newer machines can use a lot of power, the Okuma I had was a 10in chuck with integral motor and every time it spun up and down the lights in the office dimmed. Only have 200amps at 200volts to work...
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    That looks nice, I had thought it would make a...

    That looks nice, I had thought it would make a good project, but I didnt think of a use for it. Not for what I do, I already have a good square box to check things to and I didnt need the longer...
  18. Snazzy looking motor mount, good luck with your...

    Snazzy looking motor mount, good luck with your efforts I am sure they will work better than the original.

    Charles
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    Interesting history on that company, thanks for...

    Interesting history on that company, thanks for sharing.

    Charles
  20. Thanks for that, I didnt use a fourth with a...

    Thanks for that, I didnt use a fourth with a pallet changer before. But I liked how accessible they were outside of the machine. Also the only rotary pallet changer I worked with didnt have any...
  21. Dont really care about that David, but thanks for...

    Dont really care about that David, but thanks for mentioning it. Looking for the convenience of not having to set up the forth when needed, and storing it when it isnt. Also for a small production...
  22. I wasnt aware that taking them off would be a...

    I wasnt aware that taking them off would be a problem? I do understand how getting them set up the first time would take a lot of doing. For me I would prefer a machine with a Midaco style table...
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    Find some shade and a nice iced tea... ha ha . ...

    Find some shade and a nice iced tea... ha ha .

    Charles
  24. Its amazing that with so many people saying they...

    Its amazing that with so many people saying they want one but no one buying?

    Charles
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    Thanks, yea I have noticed that with the sub they...

    Thanks, yea I have noticed that with the sub they have more travel. I am sure that the tailstock must be able to go further into the machine than was shown. I mean it doesnt make sense if it...
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