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    Sure,try it. But I'd get some stub endmills if...

    Sure,try it. But I'd get some stub endmills if that's an op you do a lot of. And I'd still check your spindle, as that's an endmill killer if it's got slop.
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    Stub endmill? If not, change over to one. Is...

    Stub endmill? If not, change over to one. Is that .187" depth in one go? I'd step in, maybe .040" a pass, then do a .030" step over, but at faster S/F. That setup isn't too stiff when compared to...
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    How rigid is the setup, very stiff or flexible? ...

    How rigid is the setup, very stiff or flexible? You don't want to bounce a cutter in any steel if you can avoid it.

    I'd look at decreasing stepover and significantly increasing SFM and feed. Let...
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    All mine, indeed! I got the well-wrapped package...

    All mine, indeed! I got the well-wrapped package Monday, with everything arriving safe and sound.

    Thanks, 909!
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    It died because it was hacked. Check the second...

    It died because it was hacked. Check the second link in my previous post.
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    There's a number of free utilities that can check...

    There's a number of free utilities that can check the actual memory size of a card, here's a site with a bunch of options:

    11 Freeware To Detect Fake USB Flash Drives, SD Cards And SSD Disk
    ...
  7. So a version of an aircraft fastener and jet nut...

    So a version of an aircraft fastener and jet nut in 1/4-28. Not a bad choice, I'd take them over M6 any day. I just wish there were more, especially for an application where they won't be inspected...
  8. Just six (M6?) fasteners to hold the disks to the...

    Just six (M6?) fasteners to hold the disks to the bells? Is there any other mechanical interlock that helps take braking torque?
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    It's too bad one can't buy the rail with no holes...

    It's too bad one can't buy the rail with no holes at all, but perhaps they're in place to account for distortion from bolt loading during grinding.

    I'd mentioned that I much prefer fine pitch...
  10. I see what your did there...

    I see what your did there...
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    Dagnabbit, I can never tell these Brit climbers...

    Dagnabbit, I can never tell these Brit climbers apart. I blame Google...
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    Presumably your neighbor has a disability and...

    Presumably your neighbor has a disability and you're helping her out. Good on you for that!

    I'd be tempted to run WD-40 though the motor, then flush with ethanol to remove the WD-40. I'd also...
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    Bob fell down the rabbit hole while searching for...

    Bob fell down the rabbit hole while searching for the yellow brick road...
  14. I would be surprised if the tubular rivet was...

    I would be surprised if the tubular rivet was really Mg based, as mag alloys are typically more brittle than Al alloys:

    A rare-earth free magnesium alloy with improved intrinsic ductility

    Not...
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    Much like the video demonstrations I see of...

    Much like the video demonstrations I see of better (bigger) 40 taper spindles when compared to a Haas cartridge. Some seem to have damn near twice the outer diameter of a Haas, and dang if they...
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    Next you'll be saying my six-foot long chainsaw...

    Next you'll be saying my six-foot long chainsaw bolted to the front of a KIA isn't safe.

    Killjoy...
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    Advantage is preventing "suck in" from high...

    Advantage is preventing "suck in" from high spindle speed opening up the taper.

    Disadvantage (setting aside fussing the face mate to the right value) is spindle will still expand, too much and...
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    To quote Edmund Hillary: "Because it's [the gap]...

    To quote Edmund Hillary: "Because it's [the gap] there".
  19. I'd do that - payment incoming. Out of...

    I'd do that - payment incoming.

    Out of curiosity, how'd those endmills get chipped?

    [Edit: payment sent]
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    I think we've had threads where ad hoc mods have...

    I think we've had threads where ad hoc mods have been made to get this feature, can't point to anything ATM. In theory it can be done, but you want something dead-reliable, a failure of a...
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    And here I'd been thinking the answer was always...

    And here I'd been thinking the answer was always "42"...
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    According to ARP (a manufacturer of premium...

    According to ARP (a manufacturer of premium fasteners for racing), they are, but it also imparts a higher fatigue life:

    The ARP Manufacturing Process Overview

    "The thread rolling operation (to...
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    Well, you can sorta' get away with having a...

    Well, you can sorta' get away with having a through hole with a partial eclipse due to spacing values when redrilling, but it's a lot harder doing the same with a tapped hole...
  24. I didn't take a close look at the picture -...

    I didn't take a close look at the picture - David's quite right, you have chips in the trucks.
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    My dad and brother were/are computer jocks, Pop...

    My dad and brother were/are computer jocks, Pop worked for both ITT and IBM (and Litton, and others) during his career.

    A lot of stuff you can do in manufacturing with your background, especially...
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