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iPhone SUPER 80% discounts

April 19, 2020, 2:21 pm

*** iPhone SUPER-SPECIAL-DISCOUNT 80% OFF --- UNBEATABLE SUPER-PRICES !!! *** Save LOTS OF CASH on a wide collections of iPhones, 80% off everything must go to make place of next generation iPhone ... Read more »

recomendations for table top milling setups?

June 16, 2019, 7:02 pm

thinking of doing some small (and I do mean _small_) milling, to make a set of molds for casting type for hand setting printing (aka Letter Press). Not sure it is a cost effective method of gett... Read more »

test (sorry)

January 21, 2018, 5:36 pm

Sorry for the test. I'm trying to find out why I'm not seeing anything on alt.machines.cnc Read more »

Fadal transformer issue

September 19, 2017, 9:10 pm

Fadal 3016 error 18 on x,y,&z transformer power issue maybe https://www.polytechforum.com/img/5z https://www.polytechforum.com/img/60 Read more »

I have a terco milltrainere cnc 4460 , control unit cnc 4000 , lathe attcch...

August 21, 2017, 8:24 pm

I would consider selling it for $375. . with a local pick up. South Louisiana Read more »

Work light

May 6, 2017, 11:20 pm

We have a Takang TNC-05 and Yam CK-2 Lathe, both use the same type of work light inside. It has a bulb built in to a small single wire harness. I assume , the whole thing gets changed? Any idea what ... Read more »

American turnmaster THL 1550

March 6, 2017, 3:27 pm

I am looking for the operators manual for the ATM THL 15 x 50 engine lathe. I have done quite a bit of research on this but not having any luck. Does anyone out there know where I can download a ... Read more »

going down in flames

January 5, 2017, 4:06 pm

hello out there this is my first post. I have a need for a working EIA ISO CNC program from a Daynapath Delta CNC controller for my VMC TREE 840 I recently purchased BOBCAD Software and am in need... Read more »

fanuc robotcut alpha -oc .

January 3, 2017, 2:39 pm

hi all i have fanuc wirecut -oc (1996) but dont know anything about it . anyone help me? Read more »

Very clever machinist, Keith Fenner.

December 11, 2016, 7:00 am

Neglect https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExIpXTRRUvs Resurrection The refurbishment of the Wood chop saw, seen in Neglect... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKmwi2QR3Ug Resurrection Part 2 https... Read more »

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Hurco Lovers?

rating: 5

Hi Guys, I just joined the group, althought I've been around Hurcos since 1983, when I first went to work for the company and learned about CNC machining. It seems people love 'em or hate 'em. I have... Read more »

what is the difference between VMC and drill tap center?????

rating: 5

How DRILL TAP CENTER differs from VMC and how higher productivity is achieved????? Read more »

Ethylene glycol as machining, grinding coolant?

rating: 5

Can ethylene glycol, no mix with water, used as a machining, grinding coolant? It's used in anti-Freeze in cars and highly toxic if ingested! Material we're grinding reacts with water! Read more »

Need help restoring parameters to a Fanuc 0TC

rating: 5

Comm port died on our SL25. Followed cables to the memory board, ordered a new one. Populated it with the old proms and loaded 900-917 parameters. Thing will not let me change 906 and after a power... Read more »

Anybody in So. Cal want some surface grinders?

rating: 5
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Im closing down Mathews Gauge in Santa Ana, California, and Im up to my ass in suface grinders. Some Harigs, some Mitusa (nice!!) Look em up or drop me an email and Ill turn you on to them. There ... Read more »

Cimatron Update...

rating: 5

Mastercam......50% Cimatron.........85% Unigraphics.....100% UG is still my favorite, but Cimatron is catching up fast! Just added a spaceball, now it's exactly like moving around in UG. It's super ... Read more »


rating: 5

http://pcfapt.com Anyone using it and have anything good or bad to say about the software or company selling it? -- Black Dragon Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to... Read more »

G52 on a Fanuc 0MC

rating: 5

I programmed a job that was longer than my travel so I put in a M00 to move the part over in the vises and moved my x zero over 16. This did not work out too well when I actually set the job up, I c... Read more »

Monarch 10EE Parting Out - Cheap Tampa, FL

rating: 5

I have a Monarch 10EE I had planned to refurbish but health issues have squashed my plans. I am parting it out this week and then will scrap what's left over. No shipping unless it'll fit in a USPS... Read more »

How do I straighten Delrin?

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I machined two tapered guide strips fron Delrin plastic. they taper fron 3/4 inch down to 1/8 inch. the ends now bow up. I did machine all four sides to get them to size first. How do I get rid of... Read more »

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