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  1. Thread: B&A Precision

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    Ive been watching you while going through the...

    Ive been watching you while going through the same thing Wheelie. We could not keep up.... I spent $100K on three real nice used machines last fall and hired a top guy full time. Getting the machines...
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    Only the best guy in the shop gets trusted with a...

    Only the best guy in the shop gets trusted with a piece of material that costs this much. Nice job, guys like you add a lot of value and credibility to the shops name .

    Make Chips Boys !

    Ron
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    My HAAS HFO Trident Machine Tools is rock solid...

    My HAAS HFO Trident Machine Tools is rock solid absolutely the best. I bought a used VF-2 last year and had them in to set it up and check it out. The service guy had trouble with the probe interface...
  4. Fire Extinguishers, What types should be in the shop ?

    Guys,

    I am in need of some information on Extinguishers. I did a search and read quite a bit but it's not clear to me what types to have in the shop. Some just referred to dry or ABC.....?

    We...
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    Wow I can't wait to see more of this. Nice...

    Wow I can't wait to see more of this.

    Nice work it looks new !!

    Make Chips Boys !

    Ron
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    I'm a Titan Fan boy ! He has done more to put us...

    I'm a Titan Fan boy ! He has done more to put us in front of the nation than anyone I can remember. He is providing education to people all over the world for free. I am a second generation product...
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    HAAS has a video on You tube about how to quickly...

    HAAS has a video on You tube about how to quickly unwind the A axis. Nice work well done.

    Make Chips Boys !

    Ron
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    I can't help with the mill idea but why don't you...

    I can't help with the mill idea but why don't you charge extra for a blade that needs extra work. Tell them there is a big difference between sharpening a blade and reconditioning it after it takes a...
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    I second this post. I have been saved by Thin Bit...

    I second this post. I have been saved by Thin Bit many times over the years.

    Make Chips Boys !

    Ron
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    This should be a useful thread. I am in the...

    This should be a useful thread.

    I am in the same spot but I have the advantage of this not being my first shop. I started and ran my first shop in 1987 until it crashed and burned in 2000 I was 25...
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    Tool selection is entirely dependent on part...

    Tool selection is entirely dependent on part geometry. How can we help you Spec tools for a part we can't see ? But as others have said this material is not cutter friendly and grinding may be the...
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    I don't have much to offer but look forward to...

    I don't have much to offer but look forward to hearing replies. We are a small shop 8 lathes and mills using Rustlick ws 5050 for years and it's time for something new. Considering Hocut among...
  13. Poll: I had a guy come in and he configured our four...

    I had a guy come in and he configured our four mills for wireless transfer and it worked out great. I can remember one or two occasions that it dropped a few lines of code but that was caught during...
  14. If you want to spark an interest Titans of CNC is...

    If you want to spark an interest Titans of CNC is a good start. Tons of content and a path to learning.

    Make Chips Boys !

    Ron
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    Same here. Make Chips Boys ! Ron

    Same here.

    Make Chips Boys !

    Ron
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    Talk with this guy I'll be he can help. You will...

    Talk with this guy I'll be he can help. You will probably need to buy an RS232 to USB port but well worth it. This guy helped me a lot with an old TC-2 and my FADAl

    Jerry Williams
    Highland DNC,...
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    Man Tape readers what a blast. I was just a kid...

    Man Tape readers what a blast. I was just a kid in 1980 and second shift Probationary employee at a large water meter company in Dedham Ma. Hearsy Products. I saw four Morie SL's take out two entire...
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    These were very well built machines and many have...

    These were very well built machines and many have stood the test of time. Listen to the drive train through out it's entire speed range, index the turret and if possible look to see if the tool...
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    I love it when these threads end with chips. Nice...

    I love it when these threads end with chips. Nice job to all who took the time to help out a member and a pat on the back to the OP, another guy busting his ass for his family.

    Make Chips Boys !
    ...
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    I just posted some code to drill holes in a part...

    I just posted some code to drill holes in a part for my HAAS VF-2 take a look and see if this helps. You should only need to call the G83 on the first line and cancel it at the end using a G80
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    Looking forward to seeing more on this....

    Looking forward to seeing more on this. Congratulations on the machine.

    Make Chips Boys !

    Ron
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    What type of machine are you doing this work in ?...

    What type of machine are you doing this work in ?

    I worked as a consultant at a place that made vibration isolation tables. These tables would have hundreds of drilled,C/sunk and tapped holes in 4...
  23. I don't know anything about Gunsmithing and can't...

    I don't know anything about Gunsmithing and can't picture what you are up against. I hate it when the stress starts piling up and everything gets amplified.

    What I can tell you is to slow down and...
  24. If you are serious about 1000 units Per year then...

    If you are serious about 1000 units Per year then contact Tom Shaw At Commercial Gear in Walpole Ma. They can be very competitive and they run a good operation.

    Manufacturer of Gears, Pulleys,...
  25. Thread: B&A Precision

    by Dupa3872
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    Wheelie, Get out of the shop leave !!! and...

    Wheelie,

    Get out of the shop leave !!! and stop at every potential customer in a 100 mile Radius and ask for work. Or get out of the shop and stop at every potential buyer and sell that Brother....
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