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  1. Thread: CNC Frustration

    by GM&M
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    Re: CNC Frustration

    Since it is Sunday I'll check back later this evening and try to get you at least somewhere for tomorrow.
    Bob
  2. Thread: CNC Frustration

    by GM&M
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    Re: CNC Frustration

    Hey Guy, I don't believe so but don't want to steer you the wrong way. Best to grab the manual, and try to bring it home. If nobody gets back to you all try to help you out. Complex parts where...
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    Re: Conventional Lathe Machine

    I looked into this at one time wanting to put a Centroid controller on a large lathe, the response "we don't recommend this due to cost" Whether I believe this or not, I did not get the lathe but...
  4. Thread: BobCAD CAM

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    Re: BobCAD CAM

    Hi Al, a couple years back we picked up CAMv23 & Bob Art for a Hass TM. One of the machinist took your class and apparently it went right over his head. Now I'm a Geopath fan myself from way back but...
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    lack of decent space

    Hey Guys (and gals?)
    I owned a nice machine shop until a auto accident put me into the hospital for a period of time and after discharge, accounts payable was through the roof and receivables...
  6. Thread: Z axis squareness

    by GM&M
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    Re: Z axis squareness

    Hi site administrator and fellow colleage, if that is true concerning castings having somewhat of a memory (and I have no reson to doubt) that would explain a few leveling encounters Iv'e had. But in...
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    Feeler/OmniTurn Retrofit

    Hi Gang, been around for awhile but new to this site. Back in 86' I picked up a Feeler 2cd op. with manual joystick cross slide/compound and 6 station turret (this was to be a Hardinge but the...
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    Siemens Controller's

    I agree! Some of the most powerful controllers I've come across have Siemens plastered on the front. Set up correctly, they can't be beat.
    Bob
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    .5 thru 316

    I guess I'm a little more aggressive than most. I might try a spot drill vrs. c/drill to help hold the edge on the tip of the drill. RPM's sound about right, and feedrate of about 2 IMP with a .125...
  10. Thread: Advice for Newbie

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    robert33

    Just curious if you have chosen machine and software yet. I've dealt a little with 5 axis profiler's with software we fabricated ourselves back in the the day (mid 80's) Can't be of much help but...
  11. Thread: Cam Software

    by GM&M
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    Cam Software

    Hi Gang, newbie aboard here. I've been machining quite some time now using Solutionware's Geopath, starting back when it was Basic N.C. with I believeTR2 (Tape Reader 2?) I'm set, but a buddy picked...
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