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    Re: Drill & Tap Combination "DRAP"

    INTERESTING! thanks!
  2. Re: Centroid Acorn now available and is the real deal.

    Almost pulled the trigger on Acorn, but went with UCCNC because Acorn does not have MODBUS communication, I need that for nearly infinite flexibility in talking to accessories/gizmos. Modubus is huge...
  3. No RPM, have index pulse, pulley ratios are set to 1, waiting for trigger G76

    I've googled a lot so I've checked the usual things (see below)

    Problems: No RPM showing in Mach3,


    Data: [YES] Mach3 IS showing consistent indexpulses
    [YES]...
  4. Re: ghetto tension compression via bi-directionally sprung quill, ...funny but true

    just noticed many typos in my post, but too late to edit - oh well, the idea still comes across, it just sounds like i have bad grammar/spelling & i have some very special tap diameters, lol.

    I...
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    Re: Drill & Tap Combination "DRAP"

    i answered my own question; it's not possible to make a combined drap-thread forming tap since the final minor diameter of the threaded hole ends up smaller than the drill diameter. (Thread former...
  6. ghetto tension compression via bi-directionally sprung quill, ...funny but true

    like i said, ghetto but it worked, lol . I'm sure it's been done before, but I couldn't find it on a search.

    enjoy the laugh:


    ...pardon the "crunchy" noise that happens on slow Z moves,...
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    Re: Drill & Tap Combination "DRAP"

    Is there such an animal as a thread forming drap ? (Combined drill & thread forming tap)
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