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  1. Very good point Bill. I can see how that would...

    Very good point Bill. I can see how that would be useful in digitizing a profile.

    Thank you,

    Gaylan
  2. Well, I'll be...you have one hell of a good...

    Well, I'll be...you have one hell of a good memory!

    Just tried it and it works exactly as you described. When on the PROG page and in HANDLE mode, turning on the TEACH IN switch will cause the...
  3. Thanks for the reply Brent. Yeah, I have all...

    Thanks for the reply Brent.

    Yeah, I have all the manuals and after reading 2 hours of 'Jinglish', I finally gave up. The Kitamura doc shows the switch on the control panel diagram but then makes...
  4. How to use the "TEACH IN" switch on a Yasnac MX-3?

    Trying to understand the function of the "TEACH IN" switch on my Kitamura MyCenter-0 with MX-3 control.

    From what I understand, on other controls, the "TEACH IN" function allows you to Jog to a...
  5. Sorry for the confusion. 500 pieces with 2 holes...

    Sorry for the confusion. 500 pieces with 2 holes each.
    gm
  6. Thanks again for the feedback. The job is a...

    Thanks again for the feedback.

    The job is a bar that's 2" x 3.5" x 5/8" with two threaded through-holes in each. I had considered thread milling but have never done it. Machine is a Haas VF2 so...
  7. Thanks. Sounds like you've been down that road a...

    Thanks. Sounds like you've been down that road a few times. Appreciate the advice.

    From what I've found, 303 is about twice the money. Does that sound right?
  8. 1000 holes tapped 1/2-13 UNC in 5/8 304SS. Should I use a form-tap or cutting-tap?

    I'm bidding a job that calls for 1000 2B 1/2-13 UNC tapped hole through 5/8 flat stainless. Grade of stainless is not specified....was planning on 304 to keep the cost down. Any grade of stainless...
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    283392 Finally got the grinder finished. ...

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    Finally got the grinder finished. Ended up simply soldering the crack then bondo and paint. Not sure what material the hood was made from but it melted almost as fast as the solder! ...
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    Thank you. That makes perfect sense. gm

    Thank you. That makes perfect sense.
    gm
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    Yeah...I do get a little anal about the...

    Yeah...I do get a little anal about the appearance. The John Deere green had to go.

    The cover on the left was missing also so I plan to make that side into a tool cutter/grinder. Going to fab an...
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    I just picked it up last week. Just my luck lol!

    I just picked it up last week. Just my luck lol!
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    282722282723 Thanks for the reply. Here two...

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    Thanks for the reply.

    Here two more pictures showing an undamaged light hood as well as the complete grinder.

    I had thought of designing a complete hood, but I think the...
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    How to fix cracked pot metal?

    Restoring an old Hammond Dustless grinder that had been damaged in the past. One of the light housings is cracked and I'm looking for suggestions for the repair. Its functional, but I would like to...
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    Yeah...I was able to jump on their Fusion/HSM for...

    Yeah...I was able to jump on their Fusion/HSM for Solidworks deal and was thrilled. Just wondering how long it will keep going.

    gm
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    Wonder what this means for HSMWorks? From...

    Wonder what this means for HSMWorks?

    From their site: "Continue to renew, and we will communicate as additional information becomes available."

    Translation: Keep giving us money and we'll...
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    Yasnac MX3 in an older MyCenter-0. To set up the...

    Yasnac MX3 in an older MyCenter-0. To set up the job, I first choose an X.Y,Z datum for G54 and set the control accordingly. This results in some numeric value for X & Y and I leave Z at zero. ...
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    When, "with an abundance of caution"; you choose...

    When, "with an abundance of caution"; you choose to test your tool path by temporarily setting the Z-plane 3 inches above the part for a dry run. Then, you get side-tracked...forget you set the...
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    No moon would be a bad thing from what I...

    No moon would be a bad thing from what I understand. The Earth would eventually die. Gravitational forces from the moon are critical in keeping the Earth's core molten and it is this moving core...
  20. Nice. I did the same thing to make some small...

    Nice. I did the same thing to make some small star and engraving patterns.

    gm
  21. Before I had an CNC mill, I built this shadow box...

    Before I had an CNC mill, I built this shadow box for my brother's promotion. I used my GK21 as a poor-man's CNC to inlay the emblems in both the wood and brass. Supplied the local trophy shop with...
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    Unbelievably beautiful! wow!

    Unbelievably beautiful! wow!
  23. Thanks! I'll give it a shot. gm

    Thanks! I'll give it a shot.

    gm
  24. F&S for 3/32 drill in 304 stainless to avoid work hardening?

    I need to drill a series of 3/32 holes in 304 stainless to a depth of 1 inch. I'm using solid carbide bits and flood cooling. First attempt I ran at 6040 rpm, plunge @ 8in/min, and pecked 0.060....
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    You might have a look at FSWizard in the...

    You might have a look at FSWizard in the AppStore. I've found it very helpful.
    gm.
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