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Knock Knock


December 9, 2020, 7:48 pm

anyone lurking or is this newsgroup literally a ghost town? does the group even propagate? -- boldmetalist@sdf.org SDF Public Access UNIX System - https://sdf.org 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 »

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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Heidenhain TNC426 on Anayak

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Does anyone know if there is a parameter setting for CYCLE 213 (stud finishing) to reduce the lead-in distance (away from the stud) ? The tool enters about an 1 away & will hit other contours close... Read more »

Tornado 300B

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I don't know if this is the correct group to be posting this question but if there is a more suitable one could someone let me know or point me in the right direction elsewhere. I have an 8 year old ... 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 »

Hurco Power Supply Needed

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Hi all - The logic power supply for our Hurco KM3 has gone face down in the mashed potatoes. Nothing is smoked and fixing these is a challenge, at least for me. Does anyone have a spare they want t... Read more »

4th axis Dolphin CAD/CAM

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Not for Jon Banquer Just had an email announcing Dolphin 4th axis cad/cam hit my in box. If interested goto http://app.mailerlite.com/i3l8h1/198920339/i5d3/1682335793 Site has an interesting vid... 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 »

Form Tap M8 x 1.25 RPM?

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I'm looking to se up a customer performing a roll form tap operation on M8 x 1.25 holes. CRS, 0.300 thick. I'd love to know the RPMs you would run for a conservative process, minimal coolant (not f... Read more »

Demagnetizing Digital Calipers?

rating: 5

To All: What are your thoughts on putting digital calipers on an electric magnetic surface grinder chuck (that has a demagnetizing feature), to demagnetize them? Comments: -- BottleBob http://hom... Read more »

Re: Edgecam vs Featurecam

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************ look, it's ok to want the best product, it's ok to rip into these cam packages for high end stuff so power users can be unhindered. I get it. but.... WHOLLY SKILLSET BATMAN! Are y... 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 »

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