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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 »

Carbide Cut off , Neck reduction grind and Weldon Flats on a Tradesman DC G...

November 15, 2016, 9:59 pm

I would put a picture up here but cant fiqure out how to attach it www.tradesmangrinder.com enjoy Jeff Read more »

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Mori Seki SL1 NC lathe programming

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THanks to the several who have helped me get my lathe running! It all seems to be fixed up and even the BTR is working. Now I have to get the programming figured out. When I write simple code to m... Read more »

Ethylene glycol as machining, grinding coolant?

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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

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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 »

mastercam for dummies

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I have some mechanical design experience in gear and fa brication.. I've been given the opportunity to pick up MasterCAM and learn it over a few weeks. Is such software to create tool paths useful f... Read more »

Anybody in So. Cal want some surface grinders?

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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 »

.020" dia hole drilling

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I have to drill 1,000 holes 1/4 deep in 6061 AL, using a .020 dia drill. Does anyone have a secret speed feed method/combination to improve drilling time? Center drilling isn't happening, I have a n... Read more »

Cimatron Update...

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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 »


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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 »

Monarch 10EE Parting Out - Cheap Tampa, FL

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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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