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    Okuma Genos are likely still made in Taiwan too.

    Okuma Genos are likely still made in Taiwan too.
  2. Thread: DMG Mori ALX?

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    Looks like the ALX is a new replacement for the...

    Looks like the ALX is a new replacement for the CL-series.
    Pretty sure I had gotten a price on one of the CL's before and thought wtf that's like 2X more than it should be.
    So that was that.
  3. The 100's(6") in North America were mostly made...

    The 100's(6") in North America were mostly made in Singapore as far as I was told. 8" and up models are USA.
    Around 80K as far as I can remember(I think a smart 200, 8" was about 85-86k), but could...
  4. Material flaws are an ongoing issue and it seems...

    Material flaws are an ongoing issue and it seems to be getting worse, and worse, and worse, and material stresses!!!!!

    There's one type of parts I make in 316 that I lose about 10-15% due to...
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    It's almost as if there's something that happened...

    It's almost as if there's something that happened this past year that made for a very big increase in the amount of packages being sent by mail that people used to otherwise pick up at the local...
  6. Did you recently open a new batch/drum of...

    Did you recently open a new batch/drum of coolant?

    I had a lot of foaming issues when I set up my new lynx that has a 145psi pump like that as well. Couldn't even run for 1 minute it was foaming...
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    If available in the shapes you're using,...

    If available in the shapes you're using, sandvik's 1115 might be worth a try if you haven't tested it already. I mainly use the MM chip breaker, its good for finishing but can also take a pretty good...
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    How much less $ is it thank a lynx 2100A? the...

    How much less $ is it thank a lynx 2100A? the lynx's are a really good deal usually. No need for the chip conveyor.
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    Lots of speculation taking place about "pent up...

    Lots of speculation taking place about "pent up demand" bs. Lots of commodities futures are up. Some actual supply issues too. Then there's all the new $$$ printed and people/companies loading up on...
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    So far we're still being told that this so called...

    So far we're still being told that this so called " Vaccine " Doesn't stop anyone from catching and likely still spreading the virus. " You must still wear a mask, and live in fear, blah blah blah"...
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    Sub Spindles and ID gripping ?

    Just wondering for possible future project(if I get a Y+sub machine), what's the best one can hope for in terms of concentricity and parallelism of front/back faces when transferring to a Sub...
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    I just evaporate mine in winter with zero energy...

    I just evaporate mine in winter with zero energy use and no change in smell in the shop that I can notice at all as there's no heating of it. As I mentioned before, top tank, bottom catch tank, drip...
  13. Thread: Coolant change

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    It can be seen behind the doosan lathe in the...

    It can be seen behind the doosan lathe in the last page of my shop pictures in that section.
    Just a top an bottom catch tank/tub, a drip hose, valve and a bath towel on an old cart I wasn't using...
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    I'm interested to hear how the 1.75" works out. ...

    I'm interested to hear how the 1.75" works out. How deep are you going and in what material?

    I'll soon see how mine does at 5xD with a 1.312" in 316. I know she'll push it fine, not sure if...
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    Might be worth comparing prices with Fuchs too....

    Might be worth comparing prices with Fuchs too. It seems reasonable to me(I buy pails, not drums though), and so far the best, lowest smell coolant I've used. Their tech/lab support for product...
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    Funny what happens to a stock when you only allow...

    Funny what happens to a stock when you only allow sell orders and block all buys orders, and also force liquidate some accounts,and a few other stunts they pulled... magically it drops... who would...
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    Well, most paying attention learned that the...

    Well, most paying attention learned that the market is rigged and rules can and will be changed at anytime to continue to screw the little guys and bailout Wallstreet. Sometimes education costs...
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    I guess nobody here had one quit, or everyone's...

    I guess nobody here had one quit, or everyone's too deaf to hear the high pitch change?
    Anyhow, read a bit on IGBT's failure modes and I suppose this thing probably is starting to get tired by now...
  19. Thread: B&A Precision

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    I can see the last 6, 2021 posts now, couldn't...

    I can see the last 6, 2021 posts now, couldn't seen anything after 2020 yesterday.

    I'm intrigued by this new S300 too. Hopefully things stay busy for a while longer.
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    How do older Phase Perfects usually die?

    For those of you who has PP's die, did it just not turn on one day, or just let the smoke out or something while running?

    I've got a 10hp blue unit, bought in 2007 I think and it has run pretty...
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    In Canada pretty much every trading platform was...

    In Canada pretty much every trading platform was crashed most of the week or super sluggish at best, nice "coincidence". This whole thing stinks and is just more proof the whole thing is rigged...
  22. Thread: Coolant change

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    My lathe is more picky on coolant %. I get about...

    My lathe is more picky on coolant %. I get about 2 years, and what I do is slowly move it to the Mill which is boxway/oil where I can get 3-4 years.
    The mill was starting to stink on a lot sooner...
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    How many PSI did you upgrade to, 145 or the...

    How many PSI did you upgrade to, 145 or the 300psi+?
    I'm debating getting another lathe(maybe 10" chuck model) so that I can have one with a chuck always on it, and keep my current one with the...
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    How are things going with the new lathe?

    How are things going with the new lathe?
  25. Welcome to the " Build Back Better " initiative,...

    Welcome to the " Build Back Better " initiative, comrades.
    Ahhh the joys of a centrally planned economy.
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