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    Bob if you were talking to me I havent been to...

    Bob if you were talking to me I havent been to any show since 2000 something. And you show me the HMI like this from 30 years ago! Yes digital video to map shapes have been around a while but I...
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    We have had some fun here in Georgia USA. A week...

    We have had some fun here in Georgia USA. A week ago we had unseasonably warm weather followed by rain and flooding then a cold snap and snow, a rare thing here. I told mother now all we need is an...
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    digital profile projector video

    YouTube

    Came across this on Youtube, interesting software HMI.

    Have not seen this before but thought it would show up eventually.

    Charles
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    It always liked to see those photos, thanks for...

    It always liked to see those photos, thanks for memorializing them on Youtube for us to enjoy. Hope things dry out for you there, pretty wet here as well.

    Charles
  5. JAdams, in a recent video on a large lathe Keith...

    JAdams, in a recent video on a large lathe Keith Rucker mentioned the same issue and decided to use the worn section near the headstock as his reference. His logic was that was where he was going to...
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    You saw the $400 one because the $99 was sold, if...

    You saw the $400 one because the $99 was sold, if it is a fake then someone will likely complain about it.

    Charles
  7. Ryerson changed here in Georgia years ago. Used...

    Ryerson changed here in Georgia years ago. Used to be cut lengths no problem but they changed that and now if you dont order enough metal you have to pick it up. Need a bar cut in half, the cut...
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    Ok found it for you Testing Spotting Inks and...

    Ok found it for you

    Testing Spotting Inks and Ink Rollers for Scraping

    Hope this helps you,

    Charles
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    Richard had mentioned in one of his recent...

    Richard had mentioned in one of his recent threads that he was going to do a demonstration of the differences. I dont know if he has posted it yet. Please check some of his recent posts and see if...
  10. Did you try to order them from MSC? I have had...

    Did you try to order them from MSC? I have had my best luck ordering parts through them, both Starrett and Mitutoyo parts.

    Charles
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    I have to clean out the coolant tank on my mill...

    I have to clean out the coolant tank on my mill twice a year. I make almost exclusively small parts and that means small tools and small chips. I start to notice that I have to top off the tank...
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    "no heat..." I thought all English engineers...

    "no heat..." I thought all English engineers reveled in misery! Ha Ha Ha. Have a good week.

    Charles
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    Glad to hear you made it through, of course I...

    Glad to hear you made it through, of course I still cant figure out how to pronounce the stupid name of the storm...ha ha.

    Charles
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    The OP appears to have sorted this out, good luck...

    The OP appears to have sorted this out, good luck with your lathe. But just in case he still wants to make a go of it I will move this to the South Bend forum so they can advise the best way to...
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    Pat just start a new thread of your own in the...

    Pat just start a new thread of your own in the General section. Since you have posted on top of a 7year old thread moving it would not be useful. Good luck with your machine.

    Charles
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    One of the biggest things to keep a forklift...

    One of the biggest things to keep a forklift running good other than cleaning the fuel system is to change the oil regularly. Many small shop forklifts dont run long enough to burn the water out of...
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    They have a nice place there, it is not very far...

    They have a nice place there, it is not very far from my shop. They used to do more open houses there, good Bar-b-que. I still have a hat from one of them, must be at least 10yrs ago now. I should...
  18. Thread: Biax tooling

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    Richard, just wanted to ask if you know these...

    Richard, just wanted to ask if you know these people want their phone number posted publicly? As they have a business I am sure they wouldnt mind but I just wanted you to think about if first.

    If...
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    Well you seem to be the SolidWorks Cam man so...

    Well you seem to be the SolidWorks Cam man so when are you going to share some of that? Ha ha have a great day.

    Charles
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    Saeilo Horizontal mill

    I have heard of these guys for a long time but only recently saw one for sale and had a good look at the photos. It looks like a nice compact simple machine. While I am not in the market right now...
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    Thanks Perry, around here it is fashionable to...

    Thanks Perry, around here it is fashionable to have polished concrete floors in fancy houses. They use the fibers and no joints because people dont want the joints ruining the view of their...
  22. Wow that seems like a pretty good deal to me. ...

    Wow that seems like a pretty good deal to me. Sorry but I am not in the purchasing mood right now but I wish you good luck.

    Charles
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    What control joints? I thought you said it was...

    What control joints? I thought you said it was fiber reinforced, shouldnt need joints in that small of a slab with the fiber in it. Of course it is outdoors in a tough enviroment but still it...
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    Damn skippy... Charles

    Damn skippy...

    Charles
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    2000 Okuma Howa 415, small machine very simple...

    2000 Okuma Howa 415, small machine very simple and accurate but low power. Fanuc 21i control but not many options. Frankly the control is a bit of disappointment but it has worked for me for a long...
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