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    Nahhhh...... They are great job shop...

    Nahhhh......

    They are great job shop machines. You just have to be realistic with them.

    I’ve never been a push it till it breaks kinda guy. I get the gist that many of you are. I get no...
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    $100 plus shipping.

    $100 plus shipping.
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    wheelieking71, meant to ask you last night, if...

    wheelieking71, meant to ask you last night, if that is a 3/4 holder, measure the bore for me best you can.

    I just got a 3/4" high feed mill that mics .748-.7485. :rolleyes5:

    So it rattles in...
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    Curious as well, I haven’t found a good 1”...

    Curious as well, I haven’t found a good 1” holder. I have two that I use for some special tools I make.
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    I don’t know. . . be pretty bad luck to get a bad...

    I don’t know. . . be pretty bad luck to get a bad batch per say. They had somewhere between maybe 20 and 30 holders purchased over a year when I started, and over the next 18 months I added another...
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    You must be the lucky type. I did not have a...

    You must be the lucky type. I did not have a single ER holder that met the published .0002” runout. Most were over double the published number, some were approaching .001” runout. Then throw in one...
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    Throw that Pioneer shit in the scrap hopper and...

    Throw that Pioneer shit in the scrap hopper and buy some of Franks holders.

    Previous shop I worked at had all sorts of fretting on their holders, all the Pioneer ones. Owner didn’t want to spend...
  8. Look up FastFeed in Lodi Ohio, they make VMC...

    Look up FastFeed in Lodi Ohio, they make VMC loaders and production handling equipment.
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    I’ve got a 6” 3 jaw I use on the table and an 8”...

    I’ve got a 6” 3 jaw I use on the table and an 8” 6 jaw I use on the table. Same chucks go on my rotary.

    I have found that parts in the 3 jaw are much more prone to chattering due to the limited...
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    I spoke with my sales person again, and am...

    I spoke with my sales person again, and am waiting to hear if anything new is going to happen.

    Meanwhile I am making calls to a couple other suppliers getting quotes.

    Unfortunately I don’t buy...
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    I was quoted $1500-$1800 for a basic system...

    I was quoted $1500-$1800 for a basic system installed.

    I don’t feel like $1500 is “not that expensive” and I don’t feel like I should have to spend that to make their product work. It’s the...
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    "Chloride level is high & was found to be high in...

    "Chloride level is high & was found to be high in the city water (see lab report No. 91045). The pH value is low. All other test results are within limits. Please discuss lab data with your Blaser...
  13. Love the follow up with the finished product!

    Love the follow up with the finished product!
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    270368 Ive given up on Blaser and their BC940....

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    Ive given up on Blaser and their BC940. The picture is a bucket that I filled last Sunday. I sent some test samples to Blaser, the oil on top is BC40/BC940 according to their analysis. They...
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    Like Dualkit, I have two material suppliers, both...

    Like Dualkit, I have two material suppliers, both about 45 min away. Fay, and Alro. Maybe Alro treats you differently, or you buy a significant tonnage more material than I do, but I can buy just...
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    Good to know, I appreciate the information. ...

    Good to know, I appreciate the information.



    It has been hard for me to slide into the "not my problem" group of machinists. When I started out in the trade working for my grandfather,...
  17. Great, you, gustafson and the rest of the nuts...

    Great, you, gustafson and the rest of the nuts get on a boat and head to Denmark.

    You and Gustafson want to insult and degrade people, telling them they are hateful because they disagree while...
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    What model is this? I didnít know Hermle made a...

    What model is this? I didnít know Hermle made a little 30 taper?
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    Ha! I didn't think of that! That would have been...

    Ha! I didn't think of that! That would have been great.




    So I am starting my test part after another half hour phone call and a couple emails. I told the person I talked with that for a...
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    I do wish Yamazen would offer some more...

    I do wish Yamazen would offer some more information or support on this. I thought I had everything figured out with the high accuracy modes (with YOUR help) and then came along V10... I got version...
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    7 days after creating an account and completing...

    7 days after creating an account and completing the "onboarding" process, today I received an email with a "survey" and a "quiz".

    As a business owner and potential "partner" I have to say so far...
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    Frank, two other thoughts that occured to me this...

    Frank, two other thoughts that occured to me this morning. Since you already have material ordered it is sort of a mute point, really more thinking aloud...

    First being a case hardened part, hard...
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    I am probably one of the most nostalgic people...

    I am probably one of the most nostalgic people around, but I don’t think it’s dangerous. I know barbter was joking about the Bridgeport’s, but in the regards to old machinery I think we should be a...
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    So, Iím going to throw a little curve ball into...

    So, Iím going to throw a little curve ball into what has already been discussed. Iím no arm chair metallurgist, but a thought occurred to me.

    Ever seen a shcs that popped its head?

    Usually a...
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    The bars I receive have a tag taped to them,...

    The bars I receive have a tag taped to them, material, bar size, and heat number. Again, that relies on the supplier...
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