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    Wow... has it been that long? We make some...

    Wow... has it been that long?

    We make some money on them and I will say that due to the work envelope and tool magazine (not the tool count but the physical size of tools you can stuff in this...
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    chip evac is a major problem and it still is with...

    chip evac is a major problem and it still is with our machines to this day. The tiny screws Toyoda uses is a joke, especially at the speed they run at.

    Our machines had all the screws swapped...
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    Kuraki.... Please make sure you understand the...

    Kuraki.... Please make sure you understand the following and get this taken care of UP FRONT BEFORE YOU BUY....

    Toyoda's lead times are so good because they buy these machine "cookie cutter"...
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    Nothing stops me really..... just don't get why...

    Nothing stops me really..... just don't get why Toyoda would build such a thing...

    The design of the loading stations and the pallet cradle doesn't make it as simple as it seems. Basically the...
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    LOL...... and I've smoked my share of 'em! ...

    LOL...... and I've smoked my share of 'em! :smoking:


    Anyhow Kuraki556..... make your own determination of them. I don't care for the ones I have and they're not worth the iron they're...
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    I hate to say this but..... Not a red cent is...

    I hate to say this but..... Not a red cent is made here yet.

    BUT!!!!!

    I will say that the newer 1250s are much better because of our machines. I've received many photos and info of newer...
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    Good points... I know the oil/air is running...

    Good points... I know the oil/air is running cuz I can hear it and feel it. Now whether or not it's ALWAYS running, I don't know. But for the air pressure... our chip velocity is so high, I...
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    Well let's see.... I've just had the "Fix the...

    Well let's see.... I've just had the "Fix the Coolant and chips problem" Version 18 installed so we'll have to see how that goes. Of course, as soon as I started get set up on a part, the spindle...
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    There was a posting some years back of a website...

    There was a posting some years back of a website (not necessarily on PM but some forum anyway) and splash page for a "Pucker Stop" or Puck stop (something like that). That's where that ass activated...
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    Right... So, one might have a mill with a 20 or...

    Right... So, one might have a mill with a 20 or 30 tool chain/drum magazine. Even less on some umbrella or turret style ATCs....

    I on the other hand have a "bedroom" that can fit 330 tools for...
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    I've seen and run much older systems (built in...

    I've seen and run much older systems (built in the 60s and 70s) that had a "shared magazine" set up. Ultimately, you end up with a spindle sitting. The problem with shared tools is often times,...
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    Barbter, I haven't done any real "cavity"...

    Barbter,

    I haven't done any real "cavity" work yet on these because of the chip problem so I haven't had to machine in the situation you describe. As for the column growing, I haven't noticed...
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    Huh.... doesn't run long enough to get warmed...

    Huh.... doesn't run long enough to get warmed up! ;)
    (I shouldn't say that...):D

    Thermal issues will depend on how everything is working with the machine and the shop environment you're in. ...
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    yeah.... Joe knows the answer.... I'll give a...

    yeah.... Joe knows the answer.... I'll give a hint.... It starts with "FH" and ends with "12800" .... and it's not a "toy";) . With that, I'd have a proven machine, proven control, good chip...
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    Well... let's see here... what do I got going...

    Well... let's see here... what do I got going on here....

    I still need the machine foundations dealt with. This is going to be big work since the machines have to come off the pads. I've...
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    There's a bit of a catch 22 with large business...

    There's a bit of a catch 22 with large business stuff. Politics plays a huge role. Are there conditions and expectations to be met? You bet your ass. But it's not like Toyoda isn't trying to work...
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    Yeah it has been awhile. Not much to report for...

    Yeah it has been awhile. Not much to report for right now. We're waiting on production approvals from the cutomer. However, we have some other things going on too..

    Looks like the foundations...
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    Actually, you might be surprised at how much work...

    Actually, you might be surprised at how much work and repeating or contract work there is for "mid-sized" and large envelope. The big payoff for large envelope isn't necessarily the "volume" of work...
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    I'm still running at about 60% of where it should...

    I'm still running at about 60% of where it should be be but right now, we're waiting on part qualification so these aren't running much until then. Then we can push them more to see what happens. ...
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    OK... here are some more pics.... #1: The...

    OK... here are some more pics....

    #1: The before pic with the Tool chain on it (remember these shipped like that)

    #2: Gotta new pair of pants! A 330 Tool Hive ... or Matrix as Toy calls...
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    I know ... I know.. I know.... I've been...

    I know ... I know.. I know....

    I've been running like mad with our facility move and all of the installs were doing for new machines and existing... plus all the vendors, contractors... ...
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    Let me get a few new photos to put in .... ...

    Let me get a few new photos to put in .... These gals are looking like something out of Battlestar Galactica with the Tool Hives on now.... Give me a couple days though... I've got some issues...
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    Since this all started or what are you asking? ...

    Since this all started or what are you asking?

    ... I'm just amazed the ATC came on a crate in pieces to be assembled on site. That's a first...
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    :wall:Well... got new augers, new motors, new...

    :wall:Well... got new augers, new motors, new sheet metal, new.... losing count here.

    330 Tool Matrix install begins next week and the above mentioned goodies.... Wish me luck!:ack2:
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    No.... that would just be another install, ......

    No.... that would just be another install, ... something else to program, configure, set up....

    I need one of those that thinks for itself... AI technology needs to speed up...
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