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  1. I don't think meth well help ,, Its trying to get...

    I don't think meth well help ,, Its trying to get them to stay off there cell phone , I have hired and fired 5 people in 4 years for there cell phone ,, All of them could do the job asked of them...
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    I used Sikaflex on all my Fadals for years ,,,...

    I used Sikaflex on all my Fadals for years ,,, most RV or boat supply places carry it. just clean everything super good and then do two of three wipes with alcohol.
  3. I would come right out and ask the HFO fora...

    I would come right out and ask the HFO fora second year warranty on them do to all the problems you have had ,,, most dealers well bend over backwards to help there customers as long as there not...
  4. how can a machine make parts if its spending its...

    how can a machine make parts if its spending its time loading its self? wouldn't you want to keep the spindle running
  5. VBX Series | Accurate and Reliable Automation...

    VBX Series | Accurate and Reliable Automation

    I was over on the Okuma website and ran into this ,,, from the picks its just a stand alone box that holds parts and a robotic arm to load ,, it looks...
  6. what if you just keep it simple and added a...

    what if you just keep it simple and added a horizontal to what you all ready have ? if I read it correctly that would give you the parts you need and you would only have to add one guy for the...
  7. Magnusson moss act .... google it Yes you can...

    Magnusson moss act .... google it

    Yes you can get dealers to buy machines back "IF" you can prove there a POS .. I have had 4 machines pulled from my shop and well its normally not a easy thing...
  8. I had a second op job were I had a air valve open...

    I had a second op job were I had a air valve open the kurt vises when the table came all the way to me in Y axis and when I swapped parts I hit the green button and the table moved off the valve and...
  9. 800 parts a week running 24/5 does not sound...

    800 parts a week running 24/5 does not sound correct at all ,,, I crank out 300 parts per "DAY" on a VF2ss with a 4th axis and its a 8 tool job fully machining 3 sides of the parts and I still have...
  10. 2010 Doosan HP-4000 CNC Horizontal Machining...

    2010 Doosan HP-4000 CNC Horizontal Machining Center HMC 14k RPM TSC 60 ATC | eBay

    Might be worth looking at ?
  11. just build a haas type auger at the back of the...

    just build a haas type auger at the back of the coolant returns and have it feed out the side of the machine ... your only looking at about a thousand bucks in parts and a few days to fab it up ,,,
  12. between the R650 and the R450 and a couple haas...

    between the R650 and the R450 and a couple haas machines can you make it work for a year? I have been needing a HMC for well over a year but have just been working my butt off and stacking money,,...
  13. I have found hard fixtures with mitee bites work...

    I have found hard fixtures with mitee bites work WAY better for production parts , I tried the pallet thing but found pulling the pallets and blowing down parts outside the machine sucked ,, but with...
  14. I have a cuttermaster with the air spindle I...

    I have a cuttermaster with the air spindle I would sell for a $1,000 ,,, I think its fedex that has a set rate pallet box shipping system that is a cheap way to mail it ...
  15. I think Doosan wanted to get to a bigger dealer...

    I think Doosan wanted to get to a bigger dealer and that is why they went from smaller dealers like CNC Machine Service to Ellison ,, but I think they needed to look at Ellison closer and understand...
  16. I think the biggest change Doosan needs to make...

    I think the biggest change Doosan needs to make is there choice in a dealer... Well I am not a fan of Fanuc there machines were ok ,, but there support at the dealer level was just not there and...
  17. are you asking about getting HSM for the Haas...

    are you asking about getting HSM for the Haas machine control? or for your cam program?

    If your wanting to safe time on parts look at a DM2 mill,, I have one and its super fast and you can run...
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    I am with mike on this one ,, I program to the...

    I am with mike on this one ,, I program to the middle of tolerance, so I would program to .995 and use that as the base to set my +/- when I was checking the part , it gets to screwed up if some...
  19. The HFO would put the hours on repair paperwork...

    The HFO would put the hours on repair paperwork if they ever worked on it ,,, If you know were the machine came from you can contact that HFO and they can look up the repair orders.
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    I have 3 mills straddling Zip-strip cracks and...

    I have 3 mills straddling Zip-strip cracks and check level every year when I clean out under the way covers ,, you should be fine .
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    I don`t do 5 axis but do a TON of 4th axis work...

    I don`t do 5 axis but do a TON of 4th axis work and have been vary happy with the VF2SS machines , I still keep a VF4SS around for some larger 4th axis parts in that one runs out of Z really fast if...
  22. Hardplates hits on a good point there I see a...

    Hardplates hits on a good point there
    I see a LOT of local shops really having a hard time and think there should be some really good sales coming along soon ,, with over half the US households...
  23. so what it the amp draw on a S500 or S700 putting...

    so what it the amp draw on a S500 or S700 putting out 17HP?

    there is a "TON" of info about how well BT30 spindles do or do not hold up on here, I looked at going to a bt30 machine but for my...
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    I have had great luck with TAS and Mori corncobs...

    I have had great luck with TAS and Mori corncobs ,, side lock holders and 12k with a .750 Doc and .200 WOC and 600 IPM … I have pushed the WOC up above .200 but after a week the cutters snap . If I...
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    I have found pallet stackers work great in the...

    I have found pallet stackers work great in the shop ,, I have two 2500LBS bigger ones and a small 1000LB one I use for loading fixtures and the 4th axis in the mills ,,, used there under $1000 and I...
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