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    not only that, but you have to buy their...

    not only that, but you have to buy their proprietary software for the pcmcia card. and get this, when we ordered, they had a 12 week backlog, FOR SOFTWARE... i'm not even making this up. what a stone...
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    doosan has to be ordered with HH/siemens from the...

    doosan has to be ordered with HH/siemens from the factory.
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    up untill a year ago, doosan standard memory was...

    up untill a year ago, doosan standard memory was 512 KILOBYTES...
    and like 5k for upgraded memory. absolutely ridiculous considering i can get a thumb drive with over a TERABYTE of memory for a few...
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    finally someone understands what i mean! i...

    finally someone understands what i mean! i thought i was going crazy here... lol
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    its very different from what most people are used...

    its very different from what most people are used to, for sure. but thats a GOOD thing IMO.
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    have you played with heidenhain?

    have you played with heidenhain?
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    well everyone's allowed to be wrong sometimes :P...

    well everyone's allowed to be wrong sometimes :P
    jk bud :)
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    there is nothing inherent to the heidenhain that...

    there is nothing inherent to the heidenhain that makes it any less reliable than fanuc, hell our LX160 broke down about 10x more often than we had any issues with the mikron
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    hah, you're way better with words than i am. very...

    hah, you're way better with words than i am. very well put!
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    ya i know, he was saying something similar in a...

    ya i know, he was saying something similar in a thread about 5 axis machines, so i'm just pokin the bear :P
    i've played with it a bit, not nearly as much as heidenhain or fanuc. like i said, i dont...
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    this is not meant to say that okuma isnt good,...

    this is not meant to say that okuma isnt good, they make great machines! but best is simply not true. Hermle, GF mikron, Grob are all a step above them IMO/IME, which is reflected in price. one of my...
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    hard to blame this on commies seeing as how this...

    hard to blame this on commies seeing as how this is caused by the govt.
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    oh the politicians know this. they're relying on...

    oh the politicians know this. they're relying on the common citizen to continue being a stupid fucking sheep and vote for shit that makes them feel good on the surface, but fucks them raw down the...
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    having the option to change/not change is deff...

    having the option to change/not change is deff nice, i got no problem with that. clearly people have their own reasons for wanting or needing things one way or another. i'm not trying to come off...
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    man, you gotta get out more if you think okuma is...

    man, you gotta get out more if you think okuma is the best machine out there...
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    how is this a user issue? literally a matter of...

    how is this a user issue? literally a matter of what the software can or cannot do compared to others.
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    exactly. i've worked with high end machines with...

    exactly. i've worked with high end machines with both controls, and heidenhain runs circles around fanuc in all aspects. the fanuc machine i've got experience with is matsuura LX160 and heidenhain...
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    i dont think difficult is the right word. more...

    i dont think difficult is the right word. more like annoying. just because its SOOO much more intuitive in other systems.
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    yes, you can tie dimensions to one another in NX,...

    yes, you can tie dimensions to one another in NX, hell even in solidworks or fusion.
    the more programming i do, the more i understand how important having all your standard CAD functions are to...
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    thats just one example. for me, parametric is...

    thats just one example. for me, parametric is still by far more useful and efficient. i'll be pushing for us to transition to NX, cuz this shit is annoying AF
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    well thats kinda my point. cam systems that arent...

    well thats kinda my point. cam systems that arent native with cad are junk in this day and age. you could be SOOO much more productive in something like fusion or NX, just simply because of that. ...
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    preach it!

    preach it!
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    i know okuma is good, but to say its superior to...

    i know okuma is good, but to say its superior to Hermle is... you must be completely mad!
    when you say hogging, you talking about doing old school style roughing with high step over and slow feed?...
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    i'm not an idiot (at least i'd like to think i'm...

    i'm not an idiot (at least i'd like to think i'm not). i know that mastercam has ways to edit features. what i'm saying is its not in the same universe as far as ease of use goes compared to using...
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    i know dynamic transform very well. it is a FAR...

    i know dynamic transform very well. it is a FAR cry from having a dimension from one feature to another and being able to double click it/change value.
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