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    Re: Newbie With Facemill Danger..LOL

    Ok so school me...
    What does a high dollar facemill have that the cheap won't. I am trying to learn this hobby and to know why something is better would really help.
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    Re: Newbie With Facemill Danger..LOL

    Ok I have a flycutter as well but was not able to get it to cut like I expected it too. So could that be my inserts.
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    Re: Newbie With Facemill Danger..LOL

    I was going only a couple of thou.
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    Newbie With Facemill Danger..LOL

    Ok I am new to the machining community and I bought one of these cheap $50 facemills from Ebay. It uses 1604 inserts. So I am having some issues using it and wondered if you folks could point me in...
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    Re: How Close to Charlotte, NC are you?

    What is Murray's mill..


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    Re: How Close to Charloot, NC are tou?

    I work off arrowood rd. So maybe I could stop by one day after work.
    I got your PM.. what are your afternoon's like

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    Re: How Close to Charloot, NC are tou?

    I am 53 and converted a Harbor Freight Mill to a CNC X2. Would love to learn and share ideas. I am wanting to work on guns and just have fun with it. I live off exit 113 I40. If you would like to get...
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    Re: How Close to Charloot, NC are tou?

    I am in Valdese anybody want to meet up and share notes...
  9. Re: Didn't know you could mill hardened steel this smoothly.

    Very nice.. can anyone give me some advice on cutting a AR15 bolt. I think it's like HRC 60.
    I need to mill off about an Inch of it.
    I have a X2 mill so I know that is a limitation but the carbide...
  10. Milling AR15 Bolt Carrier Need Some advice

    I am trying to lighten my AR15 bolt. This is just a cheap one so thought I would give it a whirl. I have a Harbor Freight X2 Mill and kinda a novice at this. I bought a carbide endmill and this past...
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    Re: First timer welding

    You used to teach...I am trying to learn my HF MIG. I never know how hot to make it. I have done the CAP mod to my welder so its hotter than the stock. So how do I learn this seems I can't lay a good...
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    Re: Need advice heating thin o1 tool steel

    What about MAP torch

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    Re: Need advice heating thin o1 tool steel

    I was going to build a forge out of firebrick and use a propane torch.
    This is for some trigger components for a gun..

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    Re: How Close to Charlotte, NC are you?

    I am in Valdese near Hickory. Would love to meet up any CNC folks in the area. I have DIY X2 mill and built my controller. Into making gun parts and just learning...
    Let's meet for a beer...
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    Need advice heating thin o1 tool steel

    I have some thin o1 tool steel pieces. 1/32 thick and 2" long. So what advice for hardening and tempering on these parts.

    Thanks
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    Re: 4x8 bandsaw oil

    I hear That GL5 is bad for brass...

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    4x8 bandsaw oil

    Been reading on this and I just want to 101 on what oil for the fear box on the HF 4x6.

    I just bought a used one and will be doing as much cleanup as I can to get this thing going.

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    Re: Anybody know what brand this bandsaw is

    I have been looking at the older machines and this looks like an older HF. Guess it don't matter they are all the same but this one was missing the parts to hold it up vertical. After looking around...
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    Re: Anybody know what brand this bandsaw is

    So will parts from the Grizzly or Jet work on this, I dont think this is a HF version but I cant tell if it a grizzly or not there is NO NAME pl;ate
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    Yes..seems to work well... Sent from my...

    Yes..seems to work well...


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    Anybody know what brand this bandsaw is

    I just bought this for 75 bucks..
    Did I get a deal or screwed..lol
    Anybody know who made...
  22. Thread: C11 to C11G

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    Re: C11 to C11G

    How did you have the old board setup in MACH?
    The new C11g use PMW signal and not step dir

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    Can you post the wiring diagram you have . On...

    Can you post the wiring diagram you have .
    On most boards the common can be set to supply the pos to step and dir . The active low in Mach for the step and dir pins turns the motor.
    That board...
  24. Trying to cut .043 slot in 01 tool steel breaking endmills Help

    Ok so I am new to this and just got my CNC (x2 mill DIY converted to CNC, MACH3 and Fusion360) working my first project. So I am trying to cut .043 hole in 01 tool steel. For practice I have been...
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    Got the same issue... Sent from my XT1635-01...

    Got the same issue...

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