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  1. Vektek: Products: Vektek Vise: Hydraulic Power...

    Vektek: Products: Vektek Vise: Hydraulic Power For Your Vektek Vise
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    Second that idea. Also, to OP, you can get...

    Second that idea. Also, to OP, you can get different holders for a VNMG insert.

    https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/45577681

    Not to mention using a thin parting blade, either with a full...
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    Collet Pads for (S) Style Chucks >> Rovi...

    Collet Pads for (S) Style Chucks >> Rovi Products, Inc.
  4. Thread: CNC move

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    Move across the shop, next door, different state?

    Move across the shop, next door, different state?
  5. Anything out of the ordinary and we just roll our...

    Anything out of the ordinary and we just roll our own.

    How much clearance you have/need between part and shank? Find an appropriate size piece of TGP, turn (or grind) down your 1/4", make a cap,...
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    What?? :crazy: Google tells me it was invented...

    What?? :crazy:

    Google tells me it was invented (as in a machine, not ice blocks) in the early to mid 1800's. Of course much later to get a foolproof system that did not use toxic chemicals...
    ...
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    As someone mentioned before, threading into...

    As someone mentioned before, threading into another piece, I've done this directly with soft jaws. Clamp the jaws onto a small pin (deep enough to clear tap and drill), drill and tap the jaws...
  8. Yes, that is the line we are looking at. BUT at...

    Yes, that is the line we are looking at. BUT at $200+ per drill, we may try another route! :eek:

    I think we basically approached this ass backwards, should have probably hole popped first, then...
  9. How to find a member, search function or..?

    I'm trying to find TeachmePlease (sp?). How do you look up a members name, didn't see anything under search, or I am just dumb... :cryin:

    Anyone (I know he does) doing tiny deep holes with advice...
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    Uniforms were mentioned as a bad (or not great)...

    Uniforms were mentioned as a bad (or not great) idea, but what if you did a uniform and laundry service? Not a machining job (at the time) but my first job issued 11 sets of uniforms, you brought in...
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    I second the NICE pen! I personally prefer gel...

    I second the NICE pen! I personally prefer gel pens, but really something above a 10 cent bic would be good. Maybe even a desk set with pen/pencil/notepad. And you can't go wrong with a gift card.
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    As an employee, I think it says something about...

    As an employee, I think it says something about your employer for such a relatively small* gesture of giving out a shirt/hat/jacket etc. I have shirts from several past employers.

    * not in a bad...
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    I don't think it looks bad at all, AND for $1500,...

    I don't think it looks bad at all, AND for $1500, who is going to complain??! :D

    I am with others, would not paint, just hit what you can get to with some degreaser, give her a good scrubbing and...
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    I quit using my cc/debit at gas pumps. Had my...

    I quit using my cc/debit at gas pumps. Had my card compromised 3 times in about a 6 month span. Have not seen anything since. Are you sure you need to order a card over the phone, or is there no...
  15. Generalized statement of course, some better,...

    Generalized statement of course, some better, some worse, some at either extreme.

    We are in different parts of FL for sure. When we moved here our 2 bed 2 bath 1100(?) sqf apt was $900/month +...
  16. I can't say anything about your local, but here,...

    I can't say anything about your local, but here, rent goes up pretty regularly from $50-$100 month annually (last time I was renting, ours went up $250/month in a span of 3 years).. If it's a big...
  17. I have actually seen an up-tick at my work for...

    I have actually seen an up-tick at my work for what we do. We are looking at an order now that, if it comes to fruition, will mean a pallet machine.
  18. There are a couple/few ways to turn off probe...

    There are a couple/few ways to turn off probe that I know of. signal off, timed off, and M code. Did you accidentally touch the stylus while changing batteries? (that can change settings for on/off)
  19. I just got an email today saying my band (CU) is...

    I just got an email today saying my band (CU) is going back to appointment only lobby visits. :rolleyes5: It doesn't affect me much as 95% of the time I just use the drive-thru, but still think it is...
  20. LMAO! That's how I feel if I have to venture into...

    LMAO! That's how I feel if I have to venture into Tampa. I hate the traffic here.
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    I know it was mentioned before, but there is a...

    I know it was mentioned before, but there is a member using a small sub micron accuracy (?) machine here.. But definitely not under 30k!!
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    We used to do the grease in the gloves, grease on...

    We used to do the grease in the gloves, grease on the underside BP handles... no one ever got upset. It was just a "fu*k!" LoL
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    It depends (as Ekretz mentioned) I worked with a...

    It depends (as Ekretz mentioned) I worked with a couple guys, they got to be good friends. One wrapped the others car in shrink wrap LOL. For 'retaliation' he wrapped that guys car with banding...
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    We use alot of small tools 1/16" 1/32" and even...

    We use alot of small tools 1/16" 1/32" and even smaller. I calculated a 6 minute (rough) cycle time advantage for 15 rpm - 10k rpm. For a run we are looking at that equals

    -500+ hours over the...
  25. My daughter (20 now) saw one one time and...

    My daughter (20 now) saw one one time and couldn't understand it. She asked how you dialed the numbers, and how you remember what you dialed LoL. She also, like probably alot of young kids, didn't...
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