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    It doesn't seem to have a huge user base for...

    It doesn't seem to have a huge user base for machining/fabrication (meaning people that actually do machining and fabrication - it's full to the brim with plant managers, owners, engineers, etc), but...
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    I agree with this. If Mitsubishi is still running...

    I agree with this. If Mitsubishi is still running their promo, buy a couple packs of inserts for an AJX, get the body for "free", and have at it. You'll make really quick work of the roughing and the...
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    He means North Pole as in Santa Claus' house....

    He means North Pole as in Santa Claus' house. Weather Channel has a beacon up there and Tom keeps tabs on it.
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    [QUOTE=jim rozen;3396569] That's what I'm...

    That's what I'm wondering. If I get a print to process work or a model, and these features aren't actually designed in a tolerance band I've got to take time to go through and make sure everything is...
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    GD&T, Drafting Question

    My shop does a pretty large variety of work for various companies around the globe, and I feel like for the most part the bulk of the models and prints that we see are somewhere within a ballpark of...
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    I worked in one of these shitholes for a while...

    I worked in one of these shitholes for a while and the place was full of hacks. I'm not sure if the work environment bred that, or if they were all hacks out of ignorance, but either way...

    It's...
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    Mastercam X6 Probe - Industrial Forum -...

    Mastercam X6 Probe - Industrial Forum - eMastercam.com


    Back when I used X6 regularly, about 4 years ago now, I remember using that probe toolpath with results that were similar to (or possibly...
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    Boy I'm sure glad I took a sip of my afternoon...

    Boy I'm sure glad I took a sip of my afternoon coffee before I read this one.
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    Shame, the space looks wildly attractive. Cool...

    Shame, the space looks wildly attractive. Cool shop, cool story...looking forward to seeing how the adventure continues to unfold.
  10. This. I worked closely with a really good...

    This.

    I worked closely with a really good Mits rep for a few years. We ran into this a couple times before it just became default. If the size down has at least the flute length you need plus a...
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    Five pages of comments and this is the highlight....

    Five pages of comments and this is the highlight. We might all love machining and everything that comes with it, but we all enjoy the art of baby-making quite a bit more. It's universal.
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    Yep...hot hardness and all that good stuff. ...

    Yep...hot hardness and all that good stuff.

    We run Helical for anything HSM related and love them, but for heavier cuts (especially full slotting) the Stabilizer 2.0s from Niagara are top notch...
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    I don't have anything beneficial to add to the...

    I don't have anything beneficial to add to the conversation, just want to note how hard I'm laughing at the combination of the sign you keep above your desk and that fact that your handle is "Booze...
  14. Job shop here, but heavily automotive. Have been...

    Job shop here, but heavily automotive. Have been watching it slow down over the past couple of weeks.

    There's a big shop up the road that was at one point a subsidiary of GM and used to do the two...
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    That's funny. If he doesn't swap out the...

    That's funny.

    If he doesn't swap out the bodies for free or super cheap I'm sure Iscar or some other manufacturer would be ecstatic to do that for you.
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    The "KenTIP" has been around for a while, I...

    The "KenTIP" has been around for a while, I think. They came out with some upgraded geometry on those probably about a year or so ago, higher speeds and feeds and better tool life. We ran them in...
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    Well apparently you don't put any value on new,...

    Well apparently you don't put any value on new, unexpected glitches and quirks that generate overwhelming urges to drink yourself into oblivion during working hours.
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    You can modify, but if you change something - say...

    You can modify, but if you change something - say you break an entity - that portion of the solid tree will go dirty. Simply go in, rechain your geometry for that feature to the newly broken entity...
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    258843 Just replicated it pretty simply -...

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    Just replicated it pretty simply - made a quick solid, deleted one of the driving lines on a feature, tried to save....warning warning warning, kernel message. I'm not sure what else can...
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    I'd be willing to bet that somewhere along the...

    I'd be willing to bet that somewhere along the line you're altering some of the geometry you're using to generate your solid features.
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    As an employee it seems like there's more of a...

    As an employee it seems like there's more of a name your price type trend going on over on the west side. I can't personally attest to Grand Rapids because I haven't spent much time there, nor do I...
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    I just relocated from West to East. Things are...

    I just relocated from West to East. Things are definitely different on the East side of the state.
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    I'd take a hefty pay cut to do some "programming"...

    I'd take a hefty pay cut to do some "programming" in that office.
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    I've seen some really good performance out of the...

    I've seen some really good performance out of the stabilizer and 2.0 line. Curious to know what you're thinking of replacing them with?
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    RFQ: 1" x 1" Brand, small end mill work

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    This is a bit unconventional, but wondering if anyone would be interested in machining this brand? No print, but it's all drawn up and I have remote access to the Mastercam file. It's...
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