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    CO2 is plant food? I have a vague memory of that...

    CO2 is plant food? I have a vague memory of that very concept from 8th grade science class. Of course that was 35 years ago. A lot has changed since then. We talked about a lot of weird **** in those...
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    Hi handlewanker, I think that's a valid...

    Hi handlewanker,
    I think that's a valid question. After all, where I work is technically a "machine shop" in the same way McDonald's is a "restaurant". At McDonald's there are no master chefs....
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    Hi Guys, Speaking as a cnc maintenance tech, I...

    Hi Guys,
    Speaking as a cnc maintenance tech, I know of 3 female cnc operators, in a company of 500+ cnc operators. That puts them at less than one percent here. I would rate them all above average....
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    I know you're joking and all fizz, but don't say...

    I know you're joking and all fizz, but don't say that too loud, someone in Washington might hear you! :eek:
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    ST40 Tool Eye Parameter

    Hi Guys,
    I'm working on an old ST40 with a T-32 controller. The tool eye was not in use for years, and now we're trying to get it going again. The sensor itself was replaced with a new one.
    ...
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    Better check your formula.

    Better check your formula.
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    Hi Guys, My physics is a little rusty, but as I...

    Hi Guys,
    My physics is a little rusty, but as I remember it, doubling the velocity requires roughly 4x the power, not 8x.
    Cheers,
    night owl
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    The People's Cube - Political Humor & Satire - as...

    The People's Cube - Political Humor & Satire - as seen on GBTV
    The People's Cube, it's like a Rubik's cube, only all sides are red, for equality of outcomes.
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    I actually sat down here and started typing up a...

    I actually sat down here and started typing up a lecture on the Laws of Thermodynamics. And then I thought, "Well, most of OUR machines run on nothing but HOPE, maybe "plasmic transition" ain't such...
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    To paraphrase Bugs Bunny, "I know this defies the...

    To paraphrase Bugs Bunny, "I know this defies the laws of physics, but I never studied law!"
  11. I'm not familiar with your machine, but you might...

    I'm not familiar with your machine, but you might consider throttling the air to that pump motor to slow it down some.
  12. I've had to replace quite a few SSR's on older...

    I've had to replace quite a few SSR's on older Mazaks (soldered on the PCB) because they didn't provide any overload protection. I guess they just figured that a SSR is it's own fuse?
  13. I agree with Al, find a way to get a 1:1 ratio...

    I agree with Al, find a way to get a 1:1 ratio between the table and the encoder so that one rotation of the table results in one rotation of the encoder. In this way you can use the z pulse of the...
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    How to Buy Concrete Sealers and Sealing Supplies...

    How to Buy Concrete Sealers and Sealing Supplies - The Concrete Network
  15. Speaking as the guy who has to fix the machine...

    Speaking as the guy who has to fix the machine after it's been crashed, I'll give you my usual vague answer to your very vague question, "It depends..."
    We only hire "machinists" but they are all...
  16. "Welcome to the jungle..." Obviously, he...

    "Welcome to the jungle..."
    Obviously, he doesn't want to move on, now that he has you to do his dirty work for him.
    You have to beat them at their own game. I would try to work out a transfer to...
  17. CNC Repair/Maintenance a dying trade also?

    Hi Guys,
    So you think MACHINING is a dying trade? How many PROFICIENT machinery repairmen do you actually know? I know maybe 3 or 4 that are PROFICIENT, out of about 60 that are in our department....
  18. Thread: need manual

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    Yes please.

    Yes please.
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    need manual

    Yes please.
    Thanks,
    night owl
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