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    Anyone else not like simply driving your...

    Anyone else not like simply driving your threadmill into its start position?

    You'd never treat and end mill like that; always lead in and lead out, maybe even overlap, so why ignore with a thread...
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    I always can't help but lol at code happy...

    I always can't help but lol at code happy "instructors" who don't know what they're doing when it comes to actual machining.
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    I always thought the free training was only if...

    I always thought the free training was only if you purchased the machine brand new, from one of their distributors..

    I can't imagine them handing out a week of free training each time a machine...
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    I learned from old screw machine guys; told me to...

    I learned from old screw machine guys; told me to set the main by tightening until the chuck fingers break and then back off a bit.

    Obviously its sarcasm, but you get the point. Depends on your...
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    I still don't follow.. I don't understand why you...

    I still don't follow.. I don't understand why you would go to start position before loading the bar, and if you're in start position unless your part length is your entire z stroke there's not going...
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    It does put stress on the servo motors but...

    It does put stress on the servo motors but nothing id say would be very detrimental..

    However, I have to question why you're doing this anyway?

    Load the bar, close the main and feed it...
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    G814/813 are the newer versions of G114.1/113,...

    G814/813 are the newer versions of G114.1/113, they're faster and don't require the arguments because well.. have you ever had to sync the main to anything other than the sub? Exactly. Lol.
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    Have both spindles running in their respective...

    Have both spindles running in their respective directions, G814 spindle sync and M77 confirm sync. Then turn on your constant at what speed you want. You should only have to command s1 when they're...
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    Yes that is exactly what I mean.

    Yes that is exactly what I mean.
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    Find your OPR screen by going to the offset page...

    Find your OPR screen by going to the offset page and toggling the soft key menus until you find it. There is a core move inhibit setting, this goes for any citizen.

    The reason it does this, is for...
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    Nothing you put in the machine is going to save...

    Nothing you put in the machine is going to save the drill in a blink of an eye either.

    You may save a few scrap pieces at most.

    Id be looking into making your hundred dollar tooling work before...
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    Buy an operator with a good eye and attention to...

    Buy an operator with a good eye and attention to detail
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    I've heard of people running water based coolant...

    I've heard of people running water based coolant but I would never.

    Too many places where coolant can pool and puddle and evaporate and leave nasty sticky messes behind. It's bad enough when it...
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    I love the bandsaw attachment I rigged in my...

    I love the bandsaw attachment I rigged in my swiss machines :rolleyes:
  15. So turning is out of the question, but you expect...

    So turning is out of the question, but you expect a cold rolled bar stock to be acceptible for a bearing axle?

    Yeah...

    Even if you had to do it in stages on an old hardinge chucker lathe you'll...
  16. Nah Geof, nothing to do with being old, I'm a...

    Nah Geof, nothing to do with being old, I'm a young fart. More to do with conditioning I suppose.

    Grew up using all metric, when I began machining i had to learn imperial. The 8ths and 16s and...
  17. Yeah, you'll pay a hefty premium here for metric...

    Yeah, you'll pay a hefty premium here for metric spec material.

    Find the closest you can and just turn your OD. Or face off whatever you need.

    It's hard because we've got the US to the south...
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    Spinnetti: Are you running coolant? Your...

    Spinnetti:

    Are you running coolant? Your speeds and feeds, as well as the depth of cut seem pretty conservative to me.

    Bob asked about your radial depth of cut (the width of the cut) because...
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    Lol dude.. don't even bother with Bob. I spent 7...

    Lol dude.. don't even bother with Bob. I spent 7 pages arguing with him about this to the point he went whining to the moderators
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    You would benefit from a much larger endmill. 1/4...

    You would benefit from a much larger endmill. 1/4 or even 5/16
  21. The short answer is I dont. The long answer is...

    The short answer is I dont.

    The long answer is that it is a 'bad' programming practice which can lead to issues with swapping programs between machines. The way some machines deal with arcs is...
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    Cool story bro

    Cool story bro
  23. In your G3 commands you switch between specifying...

    In your G3 commands you switch between specifying the radius, and specifying the arc center.

    It is best to stick to one format, it makes life easier for anyone reading your program, as well as...
  24. I would like to elaborate a little bit on the...

    I would like to elaborate a little bit on the previous posts

    The ROUND[#i] function when used in a statement (if, while, mathematical operations etc) will round off from the first decimal place to...
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    Just answer me this, Why didn't you just...

    Just answer me this,

    Why didn't you just address my initial disagreement with a real answer?

    Why instead did you make up some bullshit story, putting words into my mouth in an effort to brush...
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