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    I have very few holders that aren't TSC. I just...

    I have very few holders that aren't TSC. I just get all of the pull studs as the TSC variant, and every collet holder with a standard collet is TSC. Most of my shrink fits are TSC, they weren't...
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    I don't think programmable coolant is a big deal....

    I don't think programmable coolant is a big deal. I just use a spreader nozzle oriented vertically:
    https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/09778168

    When I'm not using TSC that is.
  3. Based on post #12 this isn't a CAM or post issue,...

    Based on post #12 this isn't a CAM or post issue, it's a machine issue. I found similar results on mine.
  4. I cut a certain amount of PEEK. I do it dry,...

    I cut a certain amount of PEEK. I do it dry, sometimes with air blast. I've found that cutters made for plastic leave a fuzzy finish, but cutters made for aluminum cut clean.
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    The universe was created last Thursday, with...

    The universe was created last Thursday, with everything in place to appear that it's been going on for much longer.
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    Filter. Set your cut tolerance tight, and your...

    Filter. Set your cut tolerance tight, and your total tolerance loose, with arcs on.
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    I use a 2" x 1/32" carbide saw on a 1.5" arbor...

    I use a 2" x 1/32" carbide saw on a 1.5" arbor for parting off. I trimmed the arbor cap as thin as I felt comfortable with.
  8. I've had the same problem and was never able to...

    I've had the same problem and was never able to figure it out. 2015 "classic" control. Looking forward to an answer.
  9. First of all you need a toleranced print before...

    First of all you need a toleranced print before it can be meaningfully quoted. Any model-only quote is for a part that's only kind-sorta close.

    I think you'd be getting a steal at £15 each, but...
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    In your location you would probably get a better...

    In your location you would probably get a better deal on a Taiwanese machine, wouldn't you?
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    I can recommend these guys without hesitation:...

    I can recommend these guys without hesitation:
    5th Axis CG Inc – Here for your Advanced Manufacturing Solutions

    They can reliably and efficiently program anything with a control on it.
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    I presume there's a spec for that torque...

    I presume there's a spec for that torque somewhere?
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    Use the exact same tooling and program, run it at...

    Use the exact same tooling and program, run it at 80% for safety, and be done.
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    Why not make one?

    Why not make one?
  15. Does your machine have the high speed look-ahead...

    Does your machine have the high speed look-ahead G187?
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    I've been a full-time contractor for the same...

    I've been a full-time contractor for the same company for five years now. The key things are that I set my own hours, though they can request I attend meetings at certain times, and I'm not...
  17. What's your opportunity cost for the time and...

    What's your opportunity cost for the time and space? That is, what else could you be doing with that time and floor space, and would that have a better return on investment?
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    There is an ugly transition between full labor...

    There is an ugly transition between full labor and full (or almost full) automation. In most cases it's more efficient to train in and manage one person full time than two people half time, so if...
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    Not at all; rather the opposite. If we can...

    Not at all; rather the opposite. If we can economically mine for Lithium, Nickel, Iron, rare Earth materials, etc. offworld, we can stop fucking up our backyard and destroying ecosystems to get the...
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    DeepMind’s StarCraft 2 AI is now better than 99.8...

    DeepMind’s StarCraft 2 AI is now better than 99.8 percent of all human players - The Verge
  21. Do you want a part number, or a description? As...

    Do you want a part number, or a description? As said above, meaningful part numbers will always have exceptions and conflicts once you have enough parts in the system, which means you still have to...
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    True, but our environment is not a finite planet....

    True, but our environment is not a finite planet. When Europe was bulging at the seams, some set out on months long risky voyages. Some died, some returned with newfound wealth, others stayed in...
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    If you know the cut inches and the feedrate you...

    If you know the cut inches and the feedrate you don't need a spreadsheet.
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    Whatever size you get in advance, the next job...

    Whatever size you get in advance, the next job will need something different.
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    Exactly. And when you need a tighter tolerance...

    Exactly. And when you need a tighter tolerance you need a tighter tolerance. If you want a closer fit, that's a tighter tolerance. If you want a guaranteed clearance, but not too much clearance,...
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