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    Nothing wrong with the old Colchesters - *The...

    Nothing wrong with the old Colchesters - *The World Turned on Colchester Lathes*...

    Although i can hear Mark McGrath (RIP) shouting "bloody noisy headstock"...!
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    In my experience, there's a big chunk of...

    In my experience, there's a big chunk of inspectors that like to reject work to show they've "earn't their money today".
    And the lazy ones - no, they're just so damn slow. They don't pass bad...
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    You are wrong about me on so many things. And i...

    You are wrong about me on so many things.
    And i don't care where you say you worked as it is unimportant.

    Back on track - i was purely correcting your terminology because a bore is a bore and a...
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    Hahahaha! Really. I shake my head

    Hahahaha!
    Really.
    I shake my head
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    All of them. Otherwise they'd go out of...

    All of them.
    Otherwise they'd go out of business.
    And standard practice calls it a thread core diameter, not a thread bore.
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    Repeat - NO i didn't miss it i was keeping this...

    Repeat - NO i didn't miss it i was keeping this on track because the OP originally said they tap '000s of threads a day.
    Which means tap = smaller holes, and not big holes which are threadmills.
    ...
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    Oooohhhh...the Colchester was probably made by...

    Oooohhhh...the Colchester was probably made by Dalian (China).
    In which case it wouldn't even be good enough as a boat anchor, as it would drag in a storm...
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    Nope - this is not the preferred method for...

    Nope - this is not the preferred method for Aerospace/Automotive on the whole.
    Pins are the easiest functional check for the lower skilled among us - it goes, or it doesn't go.
    Measuring - which i...
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    No need to bold my sentence. I know that....

    No need to bold my sentence.
    I know that.
    That's why i wrote it.
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    Hmmm...you've worked "there" as well...

    Hmmm...you've worked "there" as well...
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    I think without doubt, we all realise that diesel...

    I think without doubt, we all realise that diesel being a heavy oil, is shit in populated areas.
    And without doubt in populated areas, the air needs a clean up.

    But what titzizz me off, is like...
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    Define your "next level"? You must have had...

    Define your "next level"?
    You must have had quality issues, because otherwise why add time to a job = money?
    You shouldn't need any torque to wind a thread gauge in - it should be free running.
    ...
  13. Thread: Profit Milling

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    LOL @ the cooking advice :D Probably machine...

    LOL @ the cooking advice :D

    Probably machine parameters and not running lookahead?

    Fanuc oimc HSM G05.1 / G08
  14. Are there any other dealers nearish to you that...

    Are there any other dealers nearish to you that you trust, and have space?
    Cut a deal with them that they store the machines and take a cut when they're sold?
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    Good job you're not female and relying on your...

    Good job you're not female and relying on your pension though...the robbing bastards!
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    So eleccy don't float yer boat then Wheelie - I...

    So eleccy don't float yer boat then Wheelie - I know i'd sooner have the stinkwheel - RingDingDing :D
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    All this chit talk about eleccy convinced me to...

    All this chit talk about eleccy convinced me to go and buy a 'lil gas guzzler - Abarth 595 190hp and 200ftlbs of torques.
    It really is the next best thing to a gocart.
    Driving should be fun. :D
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    Bloody Royal Mail - didn't you get the letter?...

    Bloody Royal Mail - didn't you get the letter?
    It's gunna be great!
    :D
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    There are youtube vids on using it. As you come...

    There are youtube vids on using it.
    As you come from Mazatrol, be prepared to be very disappointed...
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    Yeh - i'd already posted about the tail wiring...

    Yeh - i'd already posted about the tail wiring issue back a few pages - unless it's another problem...
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    Just announced on the news that LazyB said "Max...

    Just announced on the news that LazyB said "Max probably won't fly by the summer"...which means *definitely won't*.
    So it looks like Crimbo at the earliest....
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    I disagree ref Autodesk thinking hard about this...

    I disagree ref Autodesk thinking hard about this - IMHO the only thing they've thought hard about is how to generate the most revenue.
    History has proven they do not give a flying fuk about their...
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    I'd read on a site (Bloomberg?) that LazyB have...

    I'd read on a site (Bloomberg?) that LazyB have gone to the markets to raise another 10Bill to cover delays?
    And i also read that testing has uncovered another software issue.
    Well, we know that...
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    It's definitely a positional is it? ie when...

    It's definitely a positional is it?
    ie when indexing, the part IS flat after axis lock, and the chamfer tool just takes off too much the one face from the "top" (which is the face that's furthest...
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    My bad - i should have been clearer. I meant...

    My bad - i should have been clearer.
    I meant show us the pic of it on the print - it would help deciding how to detail it on the Inspection report
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