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    Are you sure making the mods you want to do are...

    Are you sure making the mods you want to do are legal in Michigan?
    You did post this on the net.
    Myself, no problem and seems fine... but thin ice now and all it takes is one nutcase.
    What to do...
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    Have you tried this and how did it work out on...

    Have you tried this and how did it work out on tool life and extra time spent?
    Seems this would make your turn op an interrupted cut with all the geometry problems that presents.
    People do not like...
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    Not a problem for the OP but one should note that...

    Not a problem for the OP but one should note that when hard turning even with water based coolant sometimes the chips catch on fire.
    All normal thinking is that metal being sprayed by water should...
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    Big agreement here. Many have been brought up...

    Big agreement here.
    Many have been brought up now on digital. Even some "old-timers" can not read a vernier.
    I did this at one time hiring in the 80s. It was a worthless test of skills and those...
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    Would need solid stops or blocking on the vacuum...

    Would need solid stops or blocking on the vacuum plate unless a very good side surface area part.

    Imagine a 2 x3 inch of non-magnetic material on you chuck.
    Blocked in but not 100% covered or...
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    Worse yet is it possible Korloy is not the maker...

    Worse yet is it possible Korloy is not the maker of the these inserts either but private labeling from another?
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    Medical... get use to being sued many times per...

    Medical... get use to being sued many times per month. Part of the deal.

    Second, in some of it you can not change a single line in your G-code without submitting samples and a long approval...
  8. As a cutting tool guy I also tend to think of a...

    As a cutting tool guy I also tend to think of a lathe finish that goes from good to bad and then good again.
    Bob
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    Not sure how you find a wheel that works both wet...

    Not sure how you find a wheel that works both wet and dry.
    When Blanchard grinding silicon-nitride, ceramics and cermets in a plate they will float.
    The wheel pushes them back down but the leading...
  10. Check or foot valve at inlet as a option? Once...

    Check or foot valve at inlet as a option?
    Once primed it stays that way.
    Bob
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    How does one know what edge you get when ordering...

    How does one know what edge you get when ordering most tools? At one time a letter following (none,A,B,C) but this abandoned now.
    T-lands still called out sometimes but often even this unknown....
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    Lots to learn and you only learn it is by things...

    Lots to learn and you only learn it is by things not working.
    The Rota-Rack is just like the output on my auto-load Agathons.
    Works great 98% of the time until one part gets positioned just right...
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    Patience is a virtue.

    Patience is a virtue.
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    Do many people think we would have been better...

    Do many people think we would have been better off with no vaccines and no masking?
    Not seeing any possible upside to this argument or viewpoint.
    Perhaps not the great relief we wanted but is it...
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    One wonders how many pullstud failures are...

    One wonders how many pullstud failures are actually low drawbar pressure problems.
  16. Everybody is different. Rough pass at only .002...

    Everybody is different.
    Rough pass at only .002 seems very light but the 6 per minute good for me at say .010-.040 per pass.
    How much are you removing?
    Skip the semi, not worth the time to setup...
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    This is so often a missed point. But at .010 off...

    This is so often a missed point.
    But at .010 off each side depends on flute shape and that seems rather light.
    A handful of degrees here can be make and break.
    Also the helix angle changes with...
  18. Vericut did not even come to life until 1988. I'd...

    Vericut did not even come to life until 1988. I'd hope some here were doing 5 axis mill work before this date.
    It and other sims are very handy tools to have in the box.
    What would be nice is a...
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    I'm confused. Angle has a tolerance. Sine bar...

    I'm confused.
    Angle has a tolerance. Sine bar can be set up on these numbers just as easily as nominal.
    If you had two bars one could be set for high and another for low.
    Part has to be uphill on...
  20. 21 thousand pounds would be a whole very big sled...

    21 thousand pounds would be a whole very big sled trailer.
  21. Last week going camping and just going with the...

    Last week going camping and just going with the traffic and not paying attention to the speed.
    Trailer starts to weave and pull the jeep.... ooops 80mph is too fast for this setup.
    Bob
  22. Wrong, although a very bad idea IMO it is most...

    Wrong, although a very bad idea IMO it is most certainly legal in Michigan.
    Dad did it more than once and the high paid lawyers approved it.
    One tried to sue. It went nowhere.
    Perhaps others have...
  23. Always. Best not to flirt with the rules. If...

    Always.
    Best not to flirt with the rules.
    If you do get audited and are trying your best to play fair the agents are actually very nice to deal with.
    Heck they found some stuff and The IRS wrote...
  24. What is LBS? I neck down carbide endmills on a...

    What is LBS?
    I neck down carbide endmills on a regular SG and a 5C spin fixture.
    One of those small table top surface grinders would work and hold a brake dresser.
    Unsure the need for mounted...
  25. If a home shop and not a business is there...

    If a home shop and not a business is there different rules like campers and big boats?
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