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    Another one to consider is Duramill. I haven't...

    Another one to consider is Duramill. I haven't much experience with their aluminum end mills but their WhisperKut for steels is crazy good.
    One of the best variable helix end mills I've ever used....
  2. What coolant are you using in your cnc lathes?

    Our cnc lathes evaporate the coolant like crazy so we end up going through a barrel every 2-3 months for 7 lathes.
    Our mills usually take a month or two longer to empty out a barrel of the same...
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    100% correct.

    100% correct.
  4. Thread: Teflon Tapping

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    I'd rather machine Teflon than UHMW any day of...

    I'd rather machine Teflon than UHMW any day of the week lol.

    Other than that Teflon isn't bad, it cuts really nice. But like others have said, it's not Delrin which is a dream.
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    You'd be surprised as to just how many people...

    You'd be surprised as to just how many people believe that statement wholeheartedly. It's as if that's the mentality that is taught to high school kids. There are a lot of people out there that love...
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    Get well soon!

    Get well soon!
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    You can't go wrong with either one of those...

    You can't go wrong with either one of those choices.
    I'm partial to Garr just because I've been using them for so long and only in the last decade discovered YG-1.
  8. Congrats! Your floor is too clean.

    Congrats!
    Your floor is too clean.
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    That's 16 SFPM. WAY too slow. You need to spin...

    That's 16 SFPM. WAY too slow.
    You need to spin at least 4,000rpm if your machine can go that fast.
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    Get a tap collet, it will never spin on you...

    Get a tap collet, it will never spin on you agian.
    Do you have the 10k or 16k spindle?
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    My advice = go the opposite direction. Make...

    My advice = go the opposite direction. Make something beefy as hell. Out of hardened tool steel like a D2 or whatever.
    Put "Made in USA" loud and proud all over it. Sell it for a couple hundred...
  12. Thread: Boxford ?

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    Hey John, this would be perfect if we were on...

    Hey John, this would be perfect if we were on your network, however we aren't and can't see the photos.
    :D
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    Ain't that the truth. But some of the more...

    Ain't that the truth. But some of the more expensive ones are worth it.
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    Any product that slaps the letter i in front of...

    Any product that slaps the letter i in front of the title immediately gets a "no thank you" from me.
    And if you're shopping for a new saw, Ebay is not the place to look. Go to MFG's websites, look...
  15. Sorry about that, I must have interpreted it...

    Sorry about that, I must have interpreted it differently.
    No worries. :cheers:
  16. Ok then we should define your definition of...

    Ok then we should define your definition of "hard" because O-1 is not hard to machine.
    Sure if all you're used to is Delrin and 12L14 then yeah it's hard.
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    Toss it into the scrap bin or buy a new set of...

    Toss it into the scrap bin or buy a new set of sub jaws. You might have some luck contacting Huron Machine Products to see if the have something comparable.
    Huron Machine Products

    The "curved...
  18. He's not talking about depth passes, he's talking...

    He's not talking about depth passes, he's talking about how many revolutions you make around the hole.
    For those multi flute thread mills, spiral up twice and done.
    For example if it's a 1/2-13...
  19. It sounds like you need a better supplier. The...

    It sounds like you need a better supplier. The one you have now is complete shit.
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    If you conventional cut 1 pass and get under the...

    If you conventional cut 1 pass and get under the crust, you should have an easier time.
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    Looks like a fixture to hold Cat 40 or Cat 50...

    Looks like a fixture to hold Cat 40 or Cat 50 toolholders.
  22. I'd contact Sandvik or Guhring. If you tell them...

    I'd contact Sandvik or Guhring. If you tell them you want to buy a bunch I'm sure they'd make them for you.
  23. The first thing I would do is to call Fed Ex...

    The first thing I would do is to call Fed Ex personally to find out if this is legit.
    DO NOT use the phone number in the emails, use the one on the official website.
  24. You might have to polish it by hand given the...

    You might have to polish it by hand given the geometry of the part. How flat does it have to be?
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    That is 100% false. Just because people parrot...

    That is 100% false. Just because people parrot the same thing over and over doesn't make it true.

    Stop watching CNN.
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