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    Not to be pedantic but ETD150 and Fatigueproof...

    Not to be pedantic but ETD150 and Fatigueproof are different materials. One is an 1144 derivative (Fatigueproof) while the ETD is a modified 4140.

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    If you want a round object pipe can be a pretty...

    If you want a round object pipe can be a pretty crappy place to start.

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    Right, it'd be pretty dumb to go to the trouble...

    Right, it'd be pretty dumb to go to the trouble of drawing a seamless bottle only to stamp it full of stress risers at the end.

    Use it up, take it to your gas store and let them handle it. You...
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    My idea is for you to post some pictures. :) ...

    My idea is for you to post some pictures. :)

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  5. Their Vi40 would be a great living room mill.

    Their Vi40 would be a great living room mill.
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    You're working off the radius of the wheel, so...

    You're working off the radius of the wheel, so it's really only a 1" height increase.
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    Is the check from a large national bank? If so,...

    Is the check from a large national bank? If so, a call to them in the AM may prove fruitful?

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    Hypertherm is the answer. Sent via CNC 88HS

    Hypertherm is the answer.

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    And get the o-ring book while you're at it. ...

    And get the o-ring book while you're at it.

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    Great transaction! Everything arrived promptly...

    Great transaction! Everything arrived promptly and as described.

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  11. Marcus, I respect your skills and intend no...

    Marcus, I respect your skills and intend no harm----

    Your mechanical failures aren't their problem.

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  12. Are there thermal expansion considerations? It...

    Are there thermal expansion considerations? It probably doesn't get hot enough to make a hill of beans, but may lead you toward the reasoning of one's suggestion?

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    Depends on how sharp the corners need to be. ...

    Depends on how sharp the corners need to be. Drilling progressively larger holes to relieve the corners then milling out the bulk could get you pretty close.

    Or relieve the corners entirely. Or...
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    OP hasn't told us the size of the piece, it might...

    OP hasn't told us the size of the piece, it might not be easy to manipulate.

    Just need an arbor press and a fish scale.
    Drill/ream a test block, setup in press. Use scale to pull on handle, note...
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    I think its the Sandvik that will estimate Z...

    I think its the Sandvik that will estimate Z thrust required as part of the S/F program.

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    I think a VMC could be pretty fast because you...

    I think a VMC could be pretty fast because you have a perfectly fixtured piece with holes of known location.

    Program up a drill cycle to rapid to XY location and .1" above the pin, feed pin to...
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    I should have been more specific, which alloy or...

    I should have been more specific, which alloy or service requires such an exotic pickling strategy?
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    I'm just here to learn about wicked shit I never...

    I'm just here to learn about wicked shit I never knew existed.

    The dimethyl mercury seems like a great way to die....a year later. :leaving: Oooof.



    What alloy or service requires such a...
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    Id get my wife to help, she loves tasks like...

    Id get my wife to help, she loves tasks like that. Then I could drink beer and still get work done without abusing my spindle.
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    Damn Okies....

    Damn Okies....
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    Which Lenox series? I usually run an 8-12 bi...

    Which Lenox series? I usually run an 8-12 bi metal on everything from thin tube to bundled solids.

    Which of their lines fills that void?
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    Anecdotal at best- I picked up the heavy half of...

    Anecdotal at best- I picked up the heavy half of a 10k VMC with 1" stressproof.

    The real question is how close you can get the slings/hooks to the frame, as they extend outward bar diameter (and...
  23. Tracers always fascinate me. I understand the...

    Tracers always fascinate me. I understand the concept, but am always impressed with the results.
  24. I'd love a link to a video of that. Sent via...

    I'd love a link to a video of that.

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    That's a handy idea, thanks Bill.

    That's a handy idea, thanks Bill.
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