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    I ordered some Mitutoyo gage blocks and a 12-pc...

    I ordered some Mitutoyo gage blocks and a 12-pc set of Fowler micrometers so I can measure outside dimensions from 0 to 12" with +/-.0001" accuracy. For inside dimensions I have ordered a 6-pc set...
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    That's exactly what I'm trying to do...find the...

    That's exactly what I'm trying to do...find the specs. Most manufacturers don't provide those specs...some don't provide any number for their precision and allude to vague descriptions of how close...
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    Thanks for posting, but again...keep in mind what...

    Thanks for posting, but again...keep in mind what the topic is. I'm trying to focus this thread on the availability of machine tools...not any particular part or material. I provided a sample part...
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    Some of you are purposefully exaggerating my...

    Some of you are purposefully exaggerating my needs. Only a few of you are being resonable. If you absolutely need an example part and the required tolerance in order to understand what I need then...
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    I just received the machine precision...

    I just received the machine precision specification from Tormach...apparently they have it posted on their web site at Certification of Inspection. Apparently every Tormach which is sold has those...
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    Thanks leggazoid...that looks very much like what...

    Thanks leggazoid...that looks very much like what I am looking for.
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    I'm finding more information by searching the...

    I'm finding more information by searching the web.

    For example, I just found The Association For Manufacturing Technology and The American Machine Tool Distributor's Association Machine Tool...
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    I did a quick search and found that there is a...

    I did a quick search and found that there is a standardized test for machine tools:

    ISO 230 Test code for machine tools.
    Part 1: Geometric accuracy of machines operating under no-load or...
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    Thanks for posting arizonavideo. I watched the...

    Thanks for posting arizonavideo. I watched the video...but without sound since it is now 6AM and didn't want to wake anyone. The machine being used in the video is most likely way more than what I...
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    I've made it clear that I don't want to discuss...

    I've made it clear that I don't want to discuss anything except machine tools that can position a 5"x5"x5" part with +/.0005" of precision and has a 2HP spindle motor. Yes...I've decided that I want...
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    I'm sorry, but I stopped reading your post after...

    I'm sorry, but I stopped reading your post after this paragraph...you have absolutely no technical knowledge concerning materials and machining processes...and the temperature measuring technique of...
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    Is this some sort of hazing? I would like to...

    Is this some sort of hazing? I would like to think that some of these posts are a joke of some kind, but if not then I'm afraid some of my comments are just going to offend some of you...it's not my...
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    This thread is to supplement my own independent...

    This thread is to supplement my own independent research and to benefit from the experience of machinists who may already know of a machine that would meet my needs.

    But, please let's stick to the...
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    I'm a newbie to CNC and only scratching the...

    I'm a newbie to CNC and only scratching the surface of what is out there, but in my opinion the most reliable solution would be to design the controller in hardware using VHDL or Verilog then program...
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    What happened? The web domain named BobMill.com...

    What happened? The web domain named BobMill.com has been locked and is now displaying a web page which appears to indicate that the Domain may be for sale!

    I'm doing a survey of machine tools to...
  16. The phone number is what is on record for...

    The phone number is what is on record for zbotllc.com, but I'm not sure the email address will work. The GoDaddy registry has byellin@sbcglobal.net
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    I was just looking at the Tormach 1100 as a...

    I was just looking at the Tormach 1100 as a possible machine tool. I was curious about the Automated Tool Changer, but when I looked at the web site LittleMachineShop.com - Automatic Tool Changer,...
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    This is an excellent idea! I'm just getting...

    This is an excellent idea! I'm just getting started...looking at machine tools first...next would logically be raw materials. Perfect timing. I've bookmarked all the web pages offered so far and...
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    If you have any thoughts about the availability...

    If you have any thoughts about the availability of new CNC machine tools with a precision of .001" cutting a 5"x5"x5" cube of steel for less than $10,000USD then please post. I don't want to get...
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    $10K just for the machine. I won't run out of...

    $10K just for the machine. I won't run out of money...the problem is finding a machine tool that meets the .001 precision with a 2HP spindle motor without any problems. It is starting to look like...
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    I've had an epiphany. I'm a computer engineer...

    I've had an epiphany. I'm a computer engineer with 28 years of experience and if a machinist came to me and asked what computer to buy for $2000 I'd tell him that I have no clue because I always...
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    Every single post in this thread is helping me...

    Every single post in this thread is helping me learn what is available. I have requested a recommendation from the HAAS Answer Man...it does look like I might need to finance something.

    It's...
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    My criteria for a CNC machine tool is that it...

    My criteria for a CNC machine tool is that it have a spindle motor rated at least 2HP on single phase 220Volt and 3-axis precision of at least .001" for around $10,000 that can cut a 5"x5"x5" cube of...
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    I'm learning as much about machine tools as I am...

    I'm learning as much about machine tools as I am about the people that keep them productive. Yes...I do believe 250MPa is the yield strength of A36 commercial steel...which is why I want something...
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    I don't know anything about Okuma...that's why...

    I don't know anything about Okuma...that's why I'm here asking for machine tool advice. Thanks...I'm visiting the Okuma.com web site right now. Correct me if I'm wrong, but these look like...
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