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    Are you chamfering the holes before tapping. ...

    Are you chamfering the holes before tapping. that really helps on form taps. especially with a floating tap holder.
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    my guess would be they were using a mt shank...

    my guess would be they were using a mt shank drill that was not seated well. deep holes in delrin are not a problem just don't drill past the flutes that's a recipe for melt. peck drill and some...
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    mill 1/2 way from each side so you don't have to...

    mill 1/2 way from each side so you don't have to use long tooling. I would start with a 1/2" dia. solid carbide rougher. make sure you bolt down the center slug. HARD SCALEMILL ROUGHER I would...
  4. Mcmaster you can get it in .06 and .08 wall by...

    Mcmaster you can get it in .06 and .08 wall by the foot.
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    My guess from the sheet surface from post #8 pic...

    My guess from the sheet surface from post #8 pic 2 is the black polycarbonate pic 3 is black Acetal. Also polycarbonate machines ok, just sensitive to heat, and notch sensitive.
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    really you should be able to get a proper tap in...

    really you should be able to get a proper tap in just a day or 2 why mess with crappy hand tap.
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    :stirthepot: Material: Steel might as well...

    :stirthepot: Material: Steel might as well say Material: metal
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    Reminds me when the curved part of the dipstick...

    Reminds me when the curved part of the dipstick tube rusted out on my ford explorer and I was bamboozled when checking and trying to top up oil before a long trip. after adding 3 or 4 quarts with no...
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    As Jonny 5 would say "need more input" not enough...

    As Jonny 5 would say "need more input" not enough info to make part. It looks like there is more drawing missing as it looks like a cross section view.
  10. I would think with your shop space a bar puller...

    I would think with your shop space a bar puller would make more sense than a bar feeder. and something with a parts catcher. Also don't get too caught up in chuck size as you will probably want to...
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    a member here Heinz R. Putz has some dvd's for...

    a member here Heinz R. Putz has some dvd's for sale that go over older fanuc programming. he has some previews on youtube. I found the dvd's worth buying when I got a old turning center. The...
  12. How many of those touchscreens will be functional...

    How many of those touchscreens will be functional in 10-15 years:skep:
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    256826 sometimes necessary

    256826 sometimes necessary
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    Except less expensive yearly maintenance fee.

    Except less expensive yearly maintenance fee.
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    Sounds like you need to start making a setup...

    Sounds like you need to start making a setup sheet while programing. Making note of needed tool length, flute length, and stickout. Sorry but, a custom fluted toolholder sounds like a really wacky...
  16. Maybe Schaller boxes?

    Maybe Schaller boxes?
  17. I think the coolant concentrated into a couple of...

    I think the coolant concentrated into a couple of thru passages would squirt out farther. I dont have high pressure so with a regular collet it just flows out not much past the collet face.
  18. I use a mix of loc line, and copper tube...

    I use a mix of loc line, and copper tube "lollipops" and coolant thru's. loc lines are good for parting tools and mdt tools, I like to put a Y in so I can run a nozzle pointing from both the top...
  19. A point to consider is which will most likely...

    A point to consider is which will most likely still be in business in 10-15 years. If you plan on running the machine that long.
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    for a mechanic alternative check out CleVer Bar...

    for a mechanic alternative check out CleVer Bar Pullers.
  21. Is the "holder" you screw the part into slit so...

    Is the "holder" you screw the part into slit so it can give some squeeze onto the screw? I suspect it isn't. If its not thats your problem right there. the clearance in threads is allowing the bolt...
  22. I would guess the cutter is Amana brand and its...

    I would guess the cutter is Amana brand and its their "Spectra" coating for making the end look fancy I believe it comes from a very rare process of dipping the cutter in unicorn poop.

    from...
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    another flat mat, bellows suck, for the front...

    another flat mat, bellows suck, for the front mat cut a slot to go around the Y crank and weigh down the resulting curly flaps with a couple 16oz fishing weights.
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    For a multipurpose index I would recomend drill...

    For a multipurpose index I would recomend drill hog. I have been very happy with the brand for general replacement as needed for my current indexes, so much that when I wanted another big index, I...
  25. AVE on the youtube did a study on this while not...

    AVE on the youtube did a study on this while not wholly scientific its worth a watch just for the slang.
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