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    I just use a flat [ground] plate with a tapered...

    I just use a flat [ground] plate with a tapered hole in it and stuff a height gauge on it and drive on.

    I need to update to Cat 50 yet, and I think that I'm going to mill a pocket in the (a?)...
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    Your eye's must be better'n mine! ...

    Your eye's must be better'n mine!


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    Because, if y'all bothered to read his posts,...

    Because, if y'all bothered to read his posts, rather than each other's, he wants to buy a business. He did not say that he wants to start a shop. He did not say that he wants to be a machinist. He...
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    And what does that pic represent? Somehow you...

    And what does that pic represent?

    Somehow you can see something in this pic that is obvious that they guy, or his partner(s) can't afford to buy a shop?


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    Just an FYI for you guys: The OP asked me to...

    Just an FYI for you guys:

    The OP asked me to delete this thread a cpl of days ago as he did not like getting called a SPAMmer, and that the whole thread took a turn for the worse.

    What he...
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    What doo you expect him to be posting about?...

    What doo you expect him to be posting about?
    He's not a machinist, and thus far he doesn't have a shop either.

    ???


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  7. Not you. Scrap has tanked the last 2 months. I...

    Not you. Scrap has tanked the last 2 months.
    I have been hoarding for several years, and was hoping to sell off this year, but doesn't look like it will be in the foreseable future.

    ...
  8. I had heard that the service centers (Alro?) had...

    I had heard that the service centers (Alro?) had mentioned that things had been slowing up. So that covers a lot of different areas as a whole, but I'm not sure how much Automotive they would supply?...
  9. Thread: B&A Precision

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    [sorry for tangent] You seriously had not only...

    [sorry for tangent]

    You seriously had not only 95*, but a "stretch" of it this year sometime?

    We've been lucky to hit 80* or so only a cpl of times so far - between rains....

    With all the...
  10. Thread: Ox's Shop '08

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    For many years now I have wished that I had a...

    For many years now I have wished that I had a second master drill cabinet - for used drills. But they aint overly cheap, but mostly - I just didn't have a good place to put another one. Well, this...
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    Are you kidd'n me? :eek: We jump through hoops...

    Are you kidd'n me? :eek:

    We jump through hoops of fire to git'chew answers right away on the weekend, and the best that you can doo is "Will try on Monday" ??? :skep:

    :mad5:

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    Per Buck's linked ad: "Buying an existing...

    Per Buck's linked ad:

    "Buying an existing machine shop is a quick and easy way of getting started in this recession-proof industry. "


    Where's this joker been hiding?


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    If using a ball @ 12 O'clock in Z/A (with X...

    If using a ball @ 12 O'clock in Z/A (with X step-over), wouldn't it be more better to just use a reg mill @ 9 O'Clock and use Y/A in stead?
    That should acomplish the same thing, but would be working...
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    Even 30 yrs ago on a B-port I don't think that I...

    Even 30 yrs ago on a B-port I don't think that I have ever had or even really ever used a "fly cutter".
    The thought of using one today just boggles my mind.


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    I have built supports just out of a V'd block of...

    I have built supports just out of a V'd block of brass before, but never "captured" one in a steady like that before.
    Interesting!

    Dare I ask what kind of tooling/opp you are using in a mill to...
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    :popcorn: ----------------- Think Snow...

    :popcorn:


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    Yamazaki Multiplex 630: A radial adjusted head...

    Yamazaki Multiplex 630:

    A radial adjusted head like has been shown would work fine for your app if you have enough X travel (clearance) but you would need 4 of them as I understand your need.
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    On the S1 model, I have a hard time finding the...

    On the S1 model, I have a hard time finding the ref button - if it's even there...

    BUT - I think that to get it toi pop up on that unit - I just turn the feeder off, and then manually move the...
  19. Prolly refered to under "Switchgear" ??? ...

    Prolly refered to under "Switchgear" ???


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  20. Thread: Monarch VMC-75

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    :popcorn: I just didn't know how much could...

    :popcorn:


    I just didn't know how much could be so wrong with so little amount of text....



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  21. I would be very leary of taking M4 advise from...

    I would be very leary of taking M4 advise from this guy....


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  22. Thread: Extra Vacuum Line

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    Thanks. That is how I set timing. Will look...

    Thanks.

    That is how I set timing.

    Will look into the other when we git a chance.
    Thanks.


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    Yeah, if you were puting some fancy rads in...

    Yeah, if you were puting some fancy rads in there, then I am out.
    But what I see there is strait cuts with chamfers.

    I wanted to slave my Z2 to my Z1 once on a live tooling job, but wasn't able...
  24. Did this just quit werking? Or did you just get...

    Did this just quit werking?
    Or did you just get it?

    Call Tennessee Industrial Electronics.


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  25. Well, I would guess that you could find a V...

    Well, I would guess that you could find a V monitor of some sort and tie it to a [big] motor starter that all the hydro went through.
    I wouldn't know the specifics or the costs, but Shirley it would...
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