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  1. Thread: Solid Edge

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    Yes, almost everything goes into an assembly....

    Yes, almost everything goes into an assembly. Assembly tools work well. and creating a part in the context of an assembly using the geometry of other parts is very handy. One neat thing in...
  2. Thread: Solid Edge

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    The short answer is yes. However it's been a long...

    The short answer is yes. However it's been a long time since I've seen NX so I can't directly compare. SE has a normal history tree in Ordered mode. You can work only in ordered if you wish, or only...
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    I've seen Ironworkers shear up to 2" square steel...

    I've seen Ironworkers shear up to 2" square steel bar, is there something there that can be incorporated or adapted?
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    Clocks are an easy fallback project, and make...

    Clocks are an easy fallback project, and make great gifts. Some folks collect clocks, everyone has a space to hang one on a wall. Clock motors are cheap on Ebay and elsewhere. You can make replicas...
  5. Ag Cam - AgCam Archives - Dakota Micro, Inc....

    Ag Cam - AgCam Archives - Dakota Micro, Inc.

    bryan - what did you put on your forklift? I want to do the same. Did you put one on the forks?
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    If you can't reach in with that, you can't reach...

    If you can't reach in with that, you can't reach in with spring calipers either. There are shorter contact tips in the kit if those are too long to clear the bar.
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    This Interapid gage will do it and is accurate to...

    This Interapid gage will do it and is accurate to .0001 or less on holes up to 6".

    INTERAPID IRA 2 Comparator Gauge Set 79.111402 - 12-089-9 - Penn Tool Co., Inc

    It's hugely expensive and...
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    Excellent trade! I switched from Ethylene...

    Excellent trade!
    I switched from Ethylene glycol to Propylene glycol for coolant 20 years ago and have had zero trouble since. The sporting goods section has it labeled as RV antifreeze.
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    For a .472 or so small end, try using a 3/8...

    For a .472 or so small end, try using a 3/8 endmill as a boring bar, just align one flute with the bore centerline.
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    I've had custom tapered reamers made, and had...

    I've had custom tapered reamers made, and had existing tools modified to match automotive tapers for one offs. Tool sharpening shops can do it if they are willing.
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    Monarch MT is still in biz, supporting existing...

    Monarch MT is still in biz, supporting existing equipment and selling new machines, the phone is the same as before. Yes, the website is very stale. They seem to sell only to large corporations, at...
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    Interesting that the lathe co. is offering mills....

    Interesting that the lathe co. is offering mills. Monarch Machine Tool is offering mills made in Spain. Are the two companies completely unrelated now?

    Monarch Machine Tool - Main
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    How does a company with as bad a reputation as...

    How does a company with as bad a reputation as YRC stay in business, in a competitive market?
  14. I had a Milltronics. There is also Prototrak and...

    I had a Milltronics. There is also Prototrak and Harrison. Prototrak was once built on Standard Modern iron. Toolmex makes real big ones.

    From what I've seen, I'd want a Prototrak.
  15. [QUOTE=AlfaGTA;3394068] Well if you select say...

    [QUOTE=AlfaGTA;3394068]

    Well if you select say the "X" axis and the "10" increment button (illuminated) then press that same button once again the light will go out...
    With no increment value...
  16. NO! Please tell? What is G64? Was that...

    NO! Please tell?



    What is G64? Was that discussed here?
  17. Here's the underside of my panel. This board is...

    Here's the underside of my panel. This board is connected to the rotary switches, the pushbuttons are all just connected with wire to the harness. Is this typical of Dialog 4, or is yours different?...
  18. Circuit board - do you mean in the tool change...

    Circuit board - do you mean in the tool change remote? I don't have one, and the pushbutton switches on the console are all daisy chained together with wires.

    I honestly didn't know about the...
  19. rklopp, by god I believe that's it! Seems like...

    rklopp, by god I believe that's it! Seems like both the red buttons are activating by themselves.
    A couple days ago the spindle started seemingly by itself while in mode 4 as I walked past the...
  20. Dialog 4 stops during cycle, triangle characters on screen

    I'm having an odd issue. I was pocketing with the Dialog 4 using G72*1 and G74*1, and at the end of the finishing cycle while rapiding away the machine stopped, the screen went blank for a few...
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    Goofy stuff happens in the terminals because...

    Goofy stuff happens in the terminals because oversight is so sketchy. I bought a Sunbeam Tiger 4 speed long ago, a rather specific transmission. The seller shipped it Yellow Freight. It disappeared...
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    This. It's a legacy from when it was Yellow...

    This. It's a legacy from when it was Yellow Freight. I really think if YRC is my only alternative for shipping something, I'll be forced to do without whatever it is.

    Sneebot - I'm glad they...
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    I've had tire service trucks show up, do the fix...

    I've had tire service trucks show up, do the fix and leave without ever speaking to anyone, even when the equipment is parked in a remote location.. Call them with clear directions to the flat tire,...
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    I had 2 3X4 plates on stands given to me because...

    I had 2 3X4 plates on stands given to me because no one would buy them. No dealer wanted them from me either. 3' seems to be the sweet spot for cheap plates, too big for small shops and too small for...
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    M16ty had a thread on counterweight material, I...

    M16ty had a thread on counterweight material, I think he considered punch slugs at one point.

    Can old tombstones be had?
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