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    Gosh the tip almost looks like a centerdrill and...

    Gosh the tip almost looks like a centerdrill and we all know these don't work.
    The reason for such tip is to get a reasonable cutting geometry and chip formation on the chisel. Not so much for...
  2. Is this disc the size of the endmill? Sort of a...

    Is this disc the size of the endmill?
    Sort of a cap or plug that almost fits the tool or is it the size of the hole? (you say ramp so I'm guessing that you are interpolating)
    What does the edge of...
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    I'm sure this has never happen between say the...

    I'm sure this has never happen between say the USA and the USSR. :skep:
    A shooting war with Iran would be a mess to say the least.
    Sure we have the upper hand in gun power, we had it in Nam also....
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    So you lost 30 minutes teaching your employee how...

    So you lost 30 minutes teaching your employee how to fish. Now he will know it forever.
    Is that a bad deal?
    If you had sent him on the road he would not have this new knowledge.
    I'd call this a...
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    Graingers sells them; AIR HANDLER Fan Shroud Air...

    Graingers sells them;
    AIR HANDLER Fan Shroud Air Filter, For Use With 24 To 26" Dia. Circulators, MERV 4, Polyester - 2TE89'|'2TE89 - Grainger
    but you may find cutting up this type material into a...
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    The option here are endless due to how it is...

    The option here are endless due to how it is programmed and where the TNR is being done if you are using comp.
    There is a Z touch off point out there on the back (or side) rad.
    It's offset to the...
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    It's kind a gooey mess that does not come off...

    It's kind a gooey mess that does not come off easily.
    Solvent type degreaser first, kerosene, wd-40, gumout engine cleaner, pick your poison. You need to cut the dried on oils.
    A hose blast and...
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    I have I don't know how many plug in irons and...

    I have I don't know how many plug in irons and stations.
    All that is easy.
    I have to ask butane powered. You don't want to run a cord or maybe can't.
    Any good, how much different to use.
    Bob
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    Don't worry, you have lots of friends.... that is...

    Don't worry, you have lots of friends.... that is why we poke at you. :)
    Now I will have to wonder why almost all of my "friends" are machinists, in manufacturing or code slingers....... that's a...
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    Not a nominal height off the tail end or plate....

    Not a nominal height off the tail end or plate. That number does not matter.
    Ground to the front manufacturing gage line on the taper. The exit hole becomes a specific size at this surface.
    I'm not...
  11. Both of these are going to have problems. The...

    Both of these are going to have problems.
    The drill press has no spindle rigidity but can make the full HP at it's lowest pulley setting.
    The T-type is going to have very reduced power down at this...
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    I think maybe one or two of my "good" employees...

    I think maybe one or two of my "good" employees have had a yes to one or two of your questions.
    Yet quite a few have gone onto being quite successful in the manufacturing world. Some so far out of...
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    Yeah, right... What world do you live in? Snake...

    Yeah, right...
    What world do you live in?
    Snake oil masters or used cars is more like it.
    Great tool engineers make for lousy tool salesmen.
    Great tool salesmen would never cut it as tool...
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    :confused: I thought you did tool length offsets...

    :confused:
    I thought you did tool length offsets on a plate with a height gage.
    Bob
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    I'd go with it if you feel a trust in this person...

    I'd go with it if you feel a trust in this person and their work ethic.
    First off you talk to him about how he would be starting at the bottom of the totem-pole and has to realize that he does not...
  16. I hate non-machining time which is why I hate...

    I hate non-machining time which is why I hate even in machine tool setting, probing, or measuring.
    On the flip side manual de-burr can vary so much across operators as it is a hand done art.
    This...
  17. I modify sockets all the time, there is always...

    I modify sockets all the time, there is always something.
    Need a spanner for a bearing nut, chop four slots in a socket, bore the id and then add the black pipe extensions make it deep enough to...
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    You guys have a lot of faith in software as the...

    You guys have a lot of faith in software as the solution.
    Of course you can verify toolpaths do collision checking and all that.
    A given and that is the easy part which has been around for a long...
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    Perhaps missed sometimes is the ability to...

    Perhaps missed sometimes is the ability to support the machine might be different than supporting it plus the lift truck bringing it in.
    In these cases you need to skate which is just a pain.
    Bob
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    Reaming is a complicated process of both cutting...

    Reaming is a complicated process of both cutting and maybe even metal spinning wrapped in one package.
    If you want to confuse yourself on the way down this rabbit hole the following reads are...
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    You could try here: Machine Spindle & Broaching...

    You could try here:
    Machine Spindle & Broaching Manufacturer | Colonial Tool
  22. Yes let us know what the business end of these...

    Yes let us know what the business end of these are.
    I see tapped holes for set screws which is way, way expensive in carbide.
    Normally it's a carbide bar with a brazed on steel head.
    Done right...
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    That is sort of the key. You have to machine...

    That is sort of the key.
    You have to machine safer and spend the time probing, error checking and such.
    Slow and steady can most certainly win this race
    The software side is so still complicated...
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    Let me start with are your probing cycles,...

    Let me start with are your probing cycles, simulation, lasers and cameras six-sigma.
    Ass-u-ming that they are once you stack on top of each other the can't be. Each error builds.
    The largest...
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    The fact that you have "screw" it in leaves a...

    The fact that you have "screw" it in leaves a hint as to what happens.
    Probably have to screw it in at just about the withdraw thread rate.
    A reamer threads in just like a tap but there is no...
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