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    Probably. He was talking about demos. Demos are...

    Probably.
    He was talking about demos. Demos are never a set price.:rolleyes5:

    The bottom line is the Brother will make you more money than the Haas. That's non-negotiable.
    We're a job shop and...
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    Yeah I wish the rapid was faster,but for the...

    Yeah I wish the rapid was faster,but for the money, the Genos M560 is an absolute beast of a mill, we have 3 of them, along with an older Okuma mill, and a Hyundai-Kia mill.
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    I'm not using mine lightly, I'm giving it all...

    I'm not using mine lightly, I'm giving it all she's got.
    1/2" Destiny Diamondback, 1.23" deep, 16k rpm, .1" stepover at 300+ipm in 6061 aluminum.
    I used to run this exact same part on my Okuma...
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    I just watched a video on the DM-2. It's...

    I just watched a video on the DM-2. It's impressive. While it still isn't in Brother territory, it's pretty damn quick and not too far off.
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    Chip to chip at what RPM on the HAAS? Run at...

    Chip to chip at what RPM on the HAAS? Run at 15k,16k and then change tools, and spin back up to 16k rpm.
    THEN count the seconds for chip to chip time.
    The Brother can go from 0 to 16k and back to 0...
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    That is true, but who can predict what will...

    That is true, but who can predict what will happen 7 years from now?
    If the OP buys the Brother, he might realize how fast it is and decide to change their mind and start doing production or running...
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    Don't look at ROI, look at which one will make...

    Don't look at ROI, look at which one will make your wallet fatter.
    Answer = Brother
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    HUH? Just hand grind a flat on a pedestal grinder...

    HUH? Just hand grind a flat on a pedestal grinder with a green wheel, I've been doing that for 20+ years.
    And my advice would be to not mix collet sizes. We only have ER25 on our smaller machines...
  9. I think for newer customers we do that,but i'm...

    I think for newer customers we do that,but i'm not positive.
    For our main customers though, we obviously don't/wouldn't do that, they're our bread and butter.
  10. Working in a job shop since 1989, hot jobs are...

    Working in a job shop since 1989, hot jobs are the norm.
    superhotrushgottahaveitnow
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    Does your IQ drop on a daily basis or what?

    Does your IQ drop on a daily basis or what?
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    Yes you can tap too slow. I've never understood...

    Yes you can tap too slow.
    I've never understood why some people use the same rpm for all tap sizes. That's like using the same rpm when turning a 10" diameter piece of steel on a lathe down to 1/2"...
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    Congrats! But as you know, we need pictures! :D

    Congrats! But as you know, we need pictures! :D
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    Never heard of Tool X (that's not necessarily a...

    Never heard of Tool X (that's not necessarily a bad thing). Who is your tooling salesman? Are they getting a commission to recommend that brand?

    If you're shopping around, you could try...
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    Yeah, ok Boomer. To say none of us know what...

    Yeah, ok Boomer.
    To say none of us know what we're talking about is bullshit.
    So you know of some tricks that you HAD to use 65 fuckin years ago, big deal. Those "tricks" are pretty much not needed...
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    Read my reply in #9

    Read my reply in #9
  17. Let me get this straight.... You buy a machine...

    Let me get this straight.... You buy a machine BEFORE you have an order for parts? :willy_nilly:

    Isn't that putting the cart before the horse?
  18. Thread: Slotting 1045

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    Drill a start hole,ditch the ramping.

    Drill a start hole,ditch the ramping.
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    If memory serves me, the default storage is like...

    If memory serves me, the default storage is like 256Mb
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    We buy 5th axis stuff and have yet to be...

    We buy 5th axis stuff and have yet to be disappointed.
    Price isn't bad either.
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    Your inserts are at different Z depths and you're...

    Your inserts are at different Z depths and you're feeding too fast.
    If all of your inserts are sticking out EXACTLY the same amount, then your finish would be exponentially better by default.
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    Sandvik...

    Sandvik
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    Go away already.

    Go away already.
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    It sounds like the tip is failing upon entry, and...

    It sounds like the tip is failing upon entry, and looking at that grind my guess is that it has no support because the outer isn't in the hole yet. Definitely try a spot drill, this way when the...
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    Another vote for Sandvik 870 drills. They are...

    Another vote for Sandvik 870 drills. They are unreal.
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