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  1. No, he's moved to Florida.

    No, he's moved to Florida.
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    Cheshire cheesemaker says business left with...

    Cheshire cheesemaker says business left with PS250,000 'Brexit hole' | Brexit | The Guardian

    Which of course mandates: Monty Python- Cheese Shop - YouTube
  3. Considering how much Ti costs to manufacture and...

    Considering how much Ti costs to manufacture and buy, scrap and chips seem to have low or no value.

    If you do significant amounts of titanium you might check with your scrap yards about whether...
  4. Like I said... :D

    Like I said... :D
  5. I do understand your point, but be prepared to be...

    I do understand your point, but be prepared to be regarded as a crank nonetheless...
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    Unless the process or part is confidential, post...

    Unless the process or part is confidential, post pics of the part and setup. In fact, a video of the machine process posted to Youtube or similar would be helpful too.
  7. Thread: Milling MACOR!

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    Next time try uncoated carbide, the "dead sharp"...

    Next time try uncoated carbide, the "dead sharp" edge may work better. I've drilled Macor with cobalt drills, so it' not like you need coated carbide to cut it.

    And yes, the SFM sounds low for...
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    Considering that China makes California look like...

    Considering that China makes California look like Texas when it comes to private gun ownership, I doubt you've used this method there.

    Or are you just threatening your Willy? Is this a fetish...
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    How are you holding it? In what machine? Using...

    How are you holding it? In what machine? Using what tooling? How are you measuring it? Etc.

    More info is good...
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    Honestly, I don't know. Only reference I've seen...

    Honestly, I don't know. Only reference I've seen for it, and I posted what I had. Will dig some more when I get a chance...
  11. It should have been quicker. I really dawdled...

    It should have been quicker. I really dawdled over the post composition, searching for just the right phrasing to indicate I was interested, but not too aggressive in my desire.

    You need subtlety...
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    Sad costs to the delay in getting vaccines out...

    Sad costs to the delay in getting vaccines out and into people:

    This couple married for 70 years were scheduled to get the Covid-19 vaccine, but died from the virus before their appointment - CNN
  13. Funds sent - thanks!

    Funds sent - thanks!
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    Low helix endmills meant for plastics. Check out...

    Low helix endmills meant for plastics. Check out Onsrud cutters.

    Plastics - Solid Surface - Foam

    Depending on the cuts, you may even benefit from downcut helices, which they also offer.
  15. Thread: Milling MACOR!

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    Used to do a lot of Macor and the other...

    Used to do a lot of Macor and the other machinable ceramics.

    Try to use carbide where possible, I'd suggest lighter WOC with a DOC as deep as you can go if profiling. Radius into the work to help...
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    Alternative Covid protection option

    My quick take is the American vaccines are still better options, but it's good to have choices...

    Lilly: Drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes | IMPO
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    Not China - the NHL.

    Not China - the NHL.
  18. I'll take it. Email incoming...

    I'll take it. Email incoming...
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    I don't think this is a great idea - if you...

    I don't think this is a great idea - if you headbutt him, it could be fatal!
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    For a bearing to be bad enough to put enough drag...

    For a bearing to be bad enough to put enough drag on the motor to cause an overheat, but then get better at higher RPM doesn't seem reasonable.



    This is more interesting, but still seems...
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    And yet you were adamant, emphatic, that the...

    And yet you were adamant, emphatic, that the virus could not be caught, could not be contagious through airborne transmission.

    When all the conventional data about Covid-19 indicates that airborne...
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    Interesting - but it does point to the drive, not...

    Interesting - but it does point to the drive, not the motor, at least in my limited understanding.
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    My knowledge of electronics and electrical isn't...

    My knowledge of electronics and electrical isn't fantastic. If the power is fine, is there any chance that the motor megging didn't catch something that's still a problem? At elevated temperatures...
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    Post #283 from this page (whole thread is a lot...

    Post #283 from this page (whole thread is a lot longer and spans ~two years):

    Obsolete processor board?
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    Agree to something? Are you mad?? I can't agree...

    Agree to something? Are you mad?? I can't agree to that...

    I have a bad habit of believing in objective truth. It comes from my being a machinist, where a part is right or wrong. Not quite...
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