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    Ditto, cobalt stub where possible. The only...

    Ditto, cobalt stub where possible.

    The only caveat (and I have no proof of this) is that a split point might not be optimal with softer aluminum alloys or similar "smeary" materials. My reasoning...
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    More seriously, it sounds like there's a lot of...

    More seriously, it sounds like there's a lot of "stuff" in the holding path, which means a lot of opportunity for movement. I'd ditch that 3/8" full flute endmill and use a short-flute necked EM,...
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    Well there's yer problem right there - I always...

    Well there's yer problem right there - I always use 94 SFM with that setup. But watch the cutter TIR, anything less than .005" and it howls like a banshee.
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    Seems like a lot of manufactured* outrage here. ...

    Seems like a lot of manufactured* outrage here. So what. So what, whatever this one guy said. Why get your collective panties in a bunch over it?

    For F's sake, do you want to get angry? Then...
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    We don't know the fixturing, the specific...

    We don't know the fixturing, the specific material (aluminum covers quite a range), the toolholding, the spindle/machine configuration, the speeds/feeds you're currently using, the coolant, the...
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    I'm still available for adoption. And I've run...

    I'm still available for adoption. And I've run ID/OD grinders before...
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    That wasn't meant to be a slam on you, I'm sorry...

    That wasn't meant to be a slam on you, I'm sorry you took it that way. But the basic premise stands, if there's any chance someone's going to be facing something like an emergency auction, use this...
  8. Thread: Estate auction

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    I think we have to reach "Adamantium" level...

    I think we have to reach "Adamantium" level before they'll talk with us plebes.
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    That's a generous offer, Comatose! Mark, hope...

    That's a generous offer, Comatose!

    Mark, hope you get good results from the sale. But this is a good lesson for others who might find themselves in a similar situation down the road - plan as far...
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    Hiya Limy, good to hear you're still topside! ...

    Hiya Limy, good to hear you're still topside!

    But really bummed [dammit, you told yourself no bad-taste puns!] to hear this is why you've been incommunicado. I'm happy that you're in a system...
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    pm sent with offer.

    pm sent with offer.
  12. Thread: Estate auction

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    Hey, I am! Where's your commitment!? [That's...

    Hey, I am! Where's your commitment!?

    [That's a joke, I say a joke, son...]


    Feel free to give me spam killer mod powers. I promise not to abuse them, but I might boast about it to impress...
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    Oh, they fair just fine. You, on the other...

    Oh, they fair just fine.

    You, on the other hand, don't want to be on the receiving side...
  14. Very good! Before you set them on their arbors,...

    Very good! Before you set them on their arbors, buy a Class X 3mm gauge pin, and use that to help with looking for a rotational positron on the arbor (lightly pressed on) that gives best TIR. Once...
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    That's a good idea, but I'm only willing to visit...

    That's a good idea, but I'm only willing to visit OK during tornado season. Can you wait for May? My home-made portable tornado shelter should be done by then...
  16. I don't know if this video will help at all, but...

    I don't know if this video will help at all, but it does show a gent repairing an old Dunlop caliper with a central pin in the bore like yours has. The piston seems different though, but I just...
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    Eh, at least it's a devise useful to machinists. ...

    Eh, at least it's a devise useful to machinists. Not like the actual link-spammers with their unrelated crap.
  18. Thread: Estate auction

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    Link spam reported. Not that anyone's paying...

    Link spam reported.

    Not that anyone's paying attention...
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    Throw an aquarium heater in there, now it's a...

    Throw an aquarium heater in there, now it's a sauna.
  20. Three chucks mailed, along with a tracking number...

    Three chucks mailed, along with a tracking number sent. Should be there Monday, but give it a day or two if not due to the delivery person issues...
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    Update on Max accidents: ...

    Update on Max accidents:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/boeing-indict-mark-forkner-pilot/2021/10/14/166e2dfc-2d3b-11ec-985d-3150f7e106b2_story.html

    Will larger fry get...
  22. Polished 304 might be usable? Mirror-Like #8,...

    Polished 304 might be usable?

    Mirror-Like #8, 12" x 24", 0.0600" Thick
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    Nah, it's 10 x 10 feet, given the context of what...

    Nah, it's 10 x 10 feet, given the context of what went in it.
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    If you deal with "unknown" people letting out...

    If you deal with "unknown" people letting out space, make sure your insurance covers you for all the risks. Be especially aware of any laws in your state that could effect you if anyone is doing...
  25. Mhajicek, got your payment (thanks!), but didn't...

    Mhajicek, got your payment (thanks!), but didn't get a shipping address. Would you send it when you get a moment?
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