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  1. Not trying to be an old fart. Bypassed many...

    Not trying to be an old fart. Bypassed many "safe" systems or built and hacked many things
    I get your compliant.
    You don't want to drive your employee to the hospital bleeding all over your front...
  2. Rule number one : Do no harm. Rule number two:...

    Rule number one : Do no harm.
    Rule number two: Never underestimate the ability of people to do foolish,dumb or just plain stupid things.
    These are why you overthink things.
    Bob
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    One has to let go of such. "The body’s delicate:...

    One has to let go of such.
    "The body’s delicate: the tempest in my mind
    Doth from my senses take all feeling else
    Save what beats there...
    Oh, that way madness lies; let me shun that;
    No more...
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    Imagine that, do you also ask for my IQ scores?...

    Imagine that, do you also ask for my IQ scores?
    Guessing you had a good GPA. My sister had top, went to Harvard and then helped run GE into the ground.
    For sure this made her very big money but as...
  5. End or side? You say end so will it ever be...

    End or side?
    You say end so will it ever be asked to plunge?
    If so the cut material is coming up.
    A straight primary alone alone simply won't clear as it goes around the arc under the flute...
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    You may have hit here on something. If changing...

    You may have hit here on something.
    If changing tools is not quick and easy you will run with whatever you have chucked up even when you know it's not nice.
    Bob
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    I like skeleton watches. Even the very, very...

    I like skeleton watches. Even the very, very cheap ones. It's a machinist thing, all that little precision shit moving. The more exposed the better.
    Dad went and oh my god over the watches. I could...
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    Mine have always been bang/bang devices since...

    Mine have always been bang/bang devices since forever.
    We run them at between 100 and 110 psi. 60 would not work for me.
    Never had a thread problem, less psi and pullout can be a problem on long...
  9. I have never seen or made a 62.5 degree insert....

    I have never seen or made a 62.5 degree insert.
    MattiJ may be onto something that makes sense and kudos to him as I did not even think of that answer.
    The 55 degree diamond is a very old standard...
  10. It is fairly straight forward but the gears have...

    It is fairly straight forward but the gears have to fit inside housing or you have to make customs. Add the forwards/backwards but one can get opposite ground cams if you want to spend money.
    Why...
  11. Has anyone else noted how much putting +/-.005 on...

    Has anyone else noted how much putting +/-.005 on print one has now been tighten up by a lot in Rev 2 and the added numbers?
    Double dimensions, much reduced room to work inside.
    Bob
  12. Sticky: No president can destroy the republic. It may go...

    No president can destroy the republic. It may go wacky a bit but we will survive.
    No matter who gets the next 4 it won't be the end to the USA as we know it.
    Presidents come and presidents go. Most...
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    This is true. Some companies are eating the...

    This is true.
    Some companies are eating the price increases as consumers simply won't pay more.
    So where does the money come from?
    It has not been bad yet as the bigger hit is still not here....
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    Do you cut metal for a living? Check your same...

    Do you cut metal for a living?
    Check your same report for tungsten supply. It's what carbide cutting tools are made from. ....USA zero.
    Certainly a drop back to HSS would not impact manufacturing...
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    We use phosphoric acid in ultrasonics to clean...

    We use phosphoric acid in ultrasonics to clean carbide.
    It cleans some things well.
    So one of my packing gals has a son who wants to clean a Holley carb he is rebuilding.
    Mom says, "No problem, I...
  16. The "$4000 in materials not taking into account...

    The "$4000 in materials not taking into account the labor" seems on the light side.
    Would be nice to know what the outside vision comes in on it own on just orient. Kind of a near and dear subject ...
  17. No........

    No........
  18. I'd have to agree here and say that steel is much...

    I'd have to agree here and say that steel is much easier than Aluminum, I'd never suggest starting with Al.
    Play with lots of differing thickness, 1/8 to start. Up and down in size from .010 to .375...
  19. Sticky: Given the start, post heading and good intentions...

    Given the start, post heading and good intentions how did we get here?
    Is this the right thread for what is going on and being said?
    Any post here wanders widely but why this free for all with the...
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    One rare reason could be if you had a wire or...

    One rare reason could be if you had a wire or other and wanted to make and sell some special or form tools.
    You would want new boxes (trays) and you would not want to buy the minimum order case qty....
  21. You can't keep them virgins forever. :) In...

    You can't keep them virgins forever. :)
    In addition to the three rules I really, really like using simulators even on the most simple and basic stuff.
    Not always right but show the missing decimal...
  22. If you understand the program or what is going...

    If you understand the program or what is going on.
    A part time fresh out of high school operator normally does not understand any of this.
    "The screen clearly told you it was going to grind in 3...
  23. How does one single block a 1000 line program let...

    How does one single block a 1000 line program let alone a 20 or 50,000 line one?
    Won't all that stopping be rough on the tooling? From a tooling stand point Is it ever good to run in single block in...
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    Some here have mentioned free or low cost...

    Some here have mentioned free or low cost charging stations.
    When free or highly discounted gets mentioned on anything I wonder about the how and why
    Who is picking up the tab and can it continue...
  25. The logo alone is obvious.

    The logo alone is obvious.
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