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  1. https://i.ibb.co/Tg2j7sG/old-man-yells-at-cloud.jp...

    https://i.ibb.co/Tg2j7sG/old-man-yells-at-cloud.jpg
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    Here's my process for holding down various...

    Here's my process for holding down various materials with tape.

    I make sure everything is spotlessly clean, usually with acetone or alcohol (use simple green if your part is plastic).

    Don't use...
  3. I would avoid the drilling also, just ramp down...

    I would avoid the drilling also, just ramp down with a through air blast if you have it available.
  4. I would go for it and I think it would solve a...

    I would go for it and I think it would solve a lot of your issues. I used to mill out large injection molds that required really long reach tooling, a high feed screw on head on a carbide bar works...
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    I've got a DNM 5700 that was purchased new in...

    I've got a DNM 5700 that was purchased new in 2017. I like it a lot and haven't had any problems with it yet. If I had one gripe, that would be the standard memory that it ships with and that's a...
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    I'm not a huge buyer of 4130 and can't comment on...

    I'm not a huge buyer of 4130 and can't comment on the prices, but have you tried Aircraft Spruce?

    4130 ALLOY STEEL ROUND SEAMLESS | Aircraft Spruce
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    I have been there before and tried the guide. If...

    I have been there before and tried the guide. If you haven't already, download and use Visual Studio Code. It's really helpful to streamline things.

    Visual Studio Code - Code Editing. Redefined
    ...
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    Do you have your post correctly setup for 5axis?...

    Do you have your post correctly setup for 5axis? When I started I had to actually modify the post to allow it to do multi-axis moves.

    How to set up a 4/5 axis machine configuration - Autodesk...
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    For those who haven't seen it, here is a Maritool...

    For those who haven't seen it, here is a Maritool tour from NYC CNC. Frank really does deserve all of the praise he gets.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7kr1heEJWk
  10. There is something going on with your model, see...

    There is something going on with your model, see circled red part. It looks to me like a thin lip that didn't get removed during the modeling process (I could be wrong though and maybe it's supposed...
  11. I've gotten this alarm quite a bit on my...

    I've gotten this alarm quite a bit on my Doosan's. Change out the batteries and clear the alarm and restart the machine usually takes care of it.
  12. What is your garage door height? I'm starting to...

    What is your garage door height? I'm starting to research a garage install and trying to get an idea of clearances for a brother.
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    I have used both a LB15 and a Ezpath before. The...

    I have used both a LB15 and a Ezpath before. The LB15 is a rock solid lathe and very easy to program once you get used the IGF programming. The Bridgeport Ezpath is not as sturdy of a lathe compared...
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    Also I'm here looking at the Onsrud cutter...

    Also I'm here looking at the Onsrud cutter website, there is a lot to choose from. Up-cut, down-cut, flute count, like I said I have no experience with foam, what works better? More flutes, less...
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    The foam was supplied to me so I don't have a...

    The foam was supplied to me so I don't have a choice there. Here is what I'm working with.
    ...
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    Z axis won't be a problem, the block is 2" thick...

    Z axis won't be a problem, the block is 2" thick and the mold at it's deepest point is roughly 1.5" deep. Sounds like the foam is fairly abrasive on the cutters?
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    Machining a Foam Mold

    I have a project that I need to get started soon. I will be machining a mold out of a 24"x24" foam block. The foam is 15 lb/cf density. I will be cutting it on a Doosan 5700 with a 12K rpm spindle...
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    Here are two posts, I'm not sure which format the...

    Here are two posts, I'm not sure which format the crusader uses, but one of these might work.

    Post Library for Autodesk Fusion 360 | Autodesk Fusion 360

    Post Library for Autodesk Fusion 360 |...
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    Such an odd request that I had to go looking. ...

    Such an odd request that I had to go looking.

    Search Thingiverse - Thingiverse

    Free CAD Designs, Files & 3D Models | The GrabCAD Community Library

    You should be able to find something...
  20. It's been about 10 years since I touched an LB15,...

    It's been about 10 years since I touched an LB15, but I only remember the M41 for low gear and M42 for the high gear, there wasn't an M44.
  21. Do you have your post setup for multi-axis work?...

    Do you have your post setup for multi-axis work? I have no experience with Centroid, but I have had to go into the post and change setting before it will post out correctly for 4 and 5 axis work.
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    There's always this. ...

    There's always this.

    https://i.ibb.co/47cMpLt/assembly-zps13iyxxfp.png
  23. I've never seen one in person, but they look...

    I've never seen one in person, but they look pretty quick.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSto8_nbsts
  24. I've seen quite a few of them that do. ...

    I've seen quite a few of them that do.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugxDTtmykE4
  25. Thread: Dense working

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    I got this in an email from Yamazen this morning,...

    I got this in an email from Yamazen this morning, looks like something that might work for lights out.

    FLEX2 - CNC Machine Tools
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