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  1. Dial it in and send it!

    Dial it in and send it!
  2. Tomorrow I'll be running a piece made from 2024,...

    Tomorrow I'll be running a piece made from 2024, I'll rough at 12000 rpm/100ipm .1 doc .1 stepover leaving .005. ill finish at 12000 rpm/200ipm .002 stepover, both with .375 4 flute uncoated carbide....
  3. So today I inadvertently did something different...

    So today I inadvertently did something different on my finish path...I left cutter comp off by accident. Took a bit more than the .005 I left from roughing...I don't suggest doing that :)
  4. For aluminum and steel I tend to leave .01 - .005...

    For aluminum and steel I tend to leave .01 - .005 to clean up. On plastic I usually go .02...when surpacincg steel I leave .01 and aluminum and plastic usuly .005.

    I run most of my finishing...
  5. You want to measure .00003"...first let it...

    You want to measure .00003"...first let it normalize for 24 hours in the same temperature, then use a well calibrated cmm, normalized in the same room. Don't touch the bar or fixture with your hands...
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    Grind it all off and try again, that's a mess,...

    Grind it all off and try again, that's a mess, with a side of porosity.
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    I have a hp omen 15", goes for about 1k...does...

    I have a hp omen 15", goes for about 1k...does everything I need with mastercam and my other 3d cad software.
  8. Might want to take a look at McMaster Carr...if...

    Might want to take a look at McMaster Carr...if they don't have it, you probably don't need it :)
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    You can try to find some buttercutt...man does...

    You can try to find some buttercutt...man does that stuff smell good.
  10. Lol those jog z +/- definitely command attention...

    Lol those jog z +/- definitely command attention or else lol.
  11. I love the fact that I can go from a Haas lathe...

    I love the fact that I can go from a Haas lathe to mill and know the buttons do the same thing and are in the same place, even decades apart.
  12. I'm just saying pick the right tool for the job,...

    I'm just saying pick the right tool for the job, if the speedio is the right tool for you then go for it. Far be it for anyone else but the man with the money to make the decision.

    The Haas...
  13. 2x post oops

    2x post oops
  14. Right tool for the right job is what it comes...

    Right tool for the right job is what it comes down to.

    You had to mention Haas...here we go again lol
  15. Do they even have a reputation?

    Do they even have a reputation?
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    They love fly cutters where I work...no thanks...

    They love fly cutters where I work...no thanks I'll stick with a face mill.
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    And isopropyl alcohol too!

    And isopropyl alcohol too!
  18. When you need it is when you wished you had it...

    When you need it is when you wished you had it...
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    W d 4 0... Thank me later Moly d for...

    W d 4 0...


    Thank me later


    Moly d for tapping anything
  20. This is a m a c h i n i s t forum not m e...

    This is a

    m a c h i n i s t forum

    not m e c h a n i c...

    big difference between the two.
  21. Looks like any other Bridgeport clone...not like...

    Looks like any other Bridgeport clone...not like it's a precision Matthews benchtop or something.
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    We had our 12k spindle replaced earlier this...

    We had our 12k spindle replaced earlier this year. We have the option of unlocking 15k rpm.
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    Ours is.and stuff

    Ours is.and stuff
  24. Personally I'd have my boot so far up someone's...

    Personally I'd have my boot so far up someone's ass I'd be leaving tread marks on the back of their teeth.
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    There is a MUCH easier way...let someone else do...

    There is a MUCH easier way...let someone else do it :)
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