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    My vote is Mitsubishi for a true rib cutter, the...

    My vote is Mitsubishi for a true rib cutter, the OSG was nice but they are discontinued.
  2. Speaking of Weldon, what ever happened to him?

    Speaking of Weldon, what ever happened to him?
  3. That pocket you show will have to be an edm burn....

    That pocket you show will have to be an edm burn. With high end poco electrode material, and picking out the corners, and having enough electrodes, you can achieve that shape.But it would be tough to...
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    There are a zillion free raster to vector...

    There are a zillion free raster to vector programs out there where you can just convert a picture as well.
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    Thingiverse - Digital Designs for Physical...

    Thingiverse - Digital Designs for Physical Objects


    If your looking for something easy like that, go over to Dafont and install some fonts in windows. Then use the engraving program to call up...
  6. Beryllium copper is not that yellow, nor does it...

    Beryllium copper is not that yellow, nor does it spring, it will bend and stay there.
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    We use Kluber and Fag grease in our 5x machines,...

    We use Kluber and Fag grease in our 5x machines, yes, it's like $75 bucks a tube. FYI, our service rep said someone tried to go cheap and put in Mobile 1, the grease caked in the lines and everything...
  8. I agree with your parting line taper locks, and I...

    I agree with your parting line taper locks, and I would indeed still preload the slides. Odds are you have a steeper lock on the slides compared to the Parting line locks, so I don't think damage or...
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    I have an entire collection of Dapra solid...

    I have an entire collection of Dapra solid carbide shank tools. They are very nice, and the fact that they hold Fette, Mitsubishi, and a few other inserts makes them an attractive tool. The Dijet...
  10. I did not read thru all the responses, but I will...

    I did not read thru all the responses, but I will say that you seem to have great attitude and some sort of plan. Come to Wisconsin, we would hire you in an instant.
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    Talk to an Iscar rep, we have a bunch of their...

    Talk to an Iscar rep, we have a bunch of their facemills that use the two opposite sides of the standard APKT insert that we would otherwise toss out. It works great, and inserts are "free".
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    Tis the season to be a cheese head.

    Tis the season to be a cheese head.
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    A few recent Hermle projects

    A few recent Hermle projects
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    Fun little project at work.

    Fun little project at work.
  15. We have 2 Haimer shrink fit machines, one new one...

    We have 2 Haimer shrink fit machines, one new one and one older one, although perhaps wildly over priced, I am also using the majority of my shrink fit holders from 20 years ago, I have not kept...
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    I'm not referring to Google.. Search the name in...

    I'm not referring to Google.. Search the name in facebook, instagram ect.
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    Trust me, if you have a Facebook, Instagram,...

    Trust me, if you have a Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin account. Your possible employer already has enough pictures of you in every aspect of your life already. Believe me, he saw them all before you...
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    If the programs were from the 90's, I would...

    If the programs were from the 90's, I would re-program all of them and repost as suggested. Cutting technology back then was nothing compared to today, cutters and strategies have changed so...
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    O.T. Tile tracking app

    Has anyone out here have any experience with these?

    Tile’s Bluetooth tracker devices can find just about anything you'''re tracking | Tile
  20. If you only have a few months until time of...

    If you only have a few months until time of production, the clock is really ticking.. You will need some sort of foundation to put that new machine on, that's a month right there to do it right....
  21. I have a hard time trying to picture what you are...

    I have a hard time trying to picture what you are trying to cut, but If you have a High end Hermle, and you can't do it, you will be hard pressed to do it elsewhere. If your using ball endmills many...
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    Dragging a file on the return stroke is allot...

    Dragging a file on the return stroke is allot like running your endmill backwards. All I can say for sure is, being a left handed guy, files don't cut for shit because the direction of cut is an...
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    Dragging a file on the return stroke is allot...

    Dragging a file on the return stroke is allot like running your endmill backwards. All I can say for sure is, being a left handed guy, files don't cut for shit because the direction of cut is an...
  24. I program High feed tools as form tools to get...

    I program High feed tools as form tools to get the exact shape, rather than cheat the radius. The Hanita and Kyrocera high feed tool's form measures exactly the same. Either the tool is ground by the...
  25. I had a long demo on CAMPlete last year, with my...

    I had a long demo on CAMPlete last year, with my project I intentionally left a bunch of toolholder shank collisions to see if they caught it in my program. Indeed they did, however it was back to...
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