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     1  +3 2014 sep 28adhesive wood temporaryTemporary Wood Glue ? - Practical MachinistWould like to glue some blocks of mahogany together for machining. Some get turned in a lathe, others get milled. After machining I'd like to be ...
     1  +100 2014 sep 28screw with sphere endAnyone know how to build a ball end thrust screw ? - Practical Here is a picture of the item I would like to know how to build. e ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 19feedrate calculation rotary table4th Axis Rotary Programming Feed Rate Help - Practical MachinistWhat I am wondering is how to program the A Axis feed rate .
     1  ~ 2014 sep 16airco heliweld 250Airco Heliweld questions - Practical MachinistI'm going to look at an Airco Heliweld machine tomorrow. I don't know ... It's a 220 volt, 250 amp machine with a torch, pedal and argon tank.
     1  ~ 2014 sep 12turning marbleTurning marble on the lathe - Practical MachinistHow can I can turn some marble on the lathe. I am just curios if this can be done, is there is a way to turn marble /granite with a single point tool.
     1  +9 2014 sep 12plasma cutter cnc costWhat to charge for CNC Plasma cutting ? - Practical MachinistWhat does your power cost ? Got a big enough air compressor? My plasma cutting table keeps a real 7 1/2Hp 2 stage 100 gallon compressor ... Cost and quailty of laser cutting vs plasma 9 postsSep 6, 2011Best budget CNC plasma table?12 postsAug 1, 2011 CNC Plasma vs. Waterjet16 postsApr 18, 2010 CNC plasma cutter - Make Vs. Buy12 postsFeb 13, 2006
     1  ~ 2014 sep 11cutting with rotary table feedrateCombining rotary axis + x axis feeds . - Practical MachinistThe rotary table is slowly rotating and I want to cut a square thread, so I have
     1  +1 2014 sep 11philips 532 cncWhatever happened to Phillips CNC controls ? - Practical MachinistI even have a PDF-file with the Philips CNC history ( mostly pictures),
     1  +1 2014 sep 04tittenalarm 39A2100 Alarm 39 -41 and Alarm 39 -6 - Practical MachinistMy machine started powering down today with this "Drive Ready Signal Lost" alarm. I am also getting alarm 39 -6, "Axis Drives are not.
     1  +2 2014 sep 01ancient leather belt transmissionFlat leather belts - Practical MachinistMy whole shop is run by leather belts , most of which are very old and they
     1  ~ 2014 aug 27gluing wood to metalCan I glue wood to metal with gorilla glue? - Practical MachinistI have a project where i need to glue wood to metal . A carpenter friend says gorilla glue is very good for this purpose. I have been using two ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 25tig torch sizesWhat are tig torch sizes and how do you tell? - Practical MachinistI did take a class in basic welding and do not recall if they mentioned any thing about the tig torch . There are many sizes and I have no clue of ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 24agie wear partsAgie wear parts - Practical MachinistWhere are the guys running Agie machines getting your wear parts from. I have a Challenge 2 wire and it seems some of the Agie parts are out ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 24used forklift transport trailerHow to transport a forklift ? - Practical MachinistA car trailer is too light for even a 1 ton forklift . ... We used his big forklift and set it on a flatbed then he drove his forklift to my shop for unloading. semi OT - ultimate forklift / scissor lift trailer 14 posts23 May 2011Moving small forklifts 16 posts21 Nov 2006More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     1  +1 2014 aug 22comparing abs acetal delrinHow do Delrin and ABS plastic compare ? - Practical MachinistThey both machine very easy. Delrin / acetal is about as easy as it gets. ABS can be a bit grabby. Of course Ive never chucked an abs part out of ...
     1  +8 2014 aug 17ship machine toolsMachine Tool Shipping ? - Practical MachinistIf you can have the machine delivered to a business address you can save money on shipping . There is a preminum for delivery to a residence.
     1  ~ 2014 aug 10quincy pressure switchQuincy 325 Compressor Help. - Practical MachinistI bought a quincy 325 compressor awhile back, and I am. ... This one is on the side of the pressure switch that was used with the old 3 phase ...
     1  +1 2014 aug 08achine shop business insuranceInsurance for the machine shop ?? - Practical MachinistWho sells the best business insurance for a machine shop . I'm looking around. Steve. Machine shop lawsuit and insurance issues5 posts20 Nov 2008Starting a machine shop business ... regulations20 posts6 Nov 2008 Insurance for machine shop 20 posts10 Sep 2005blacksmithing/ machine shop insurance .5 posts8 Aug 2005
     1  +1 2014 aug 07business insurance machine shopWho sells the best business insurance for a machine shop . I'm looking around. Steve. machine shop & home on same property20 posts12 May 2011 Machine shop lawsuit and insurance issues5 posts20 Nov 2008 Insurance for machine shop 20 posts10 Sep 2005blacksmithing/ machine shop insurance .5 posts8 Aug 2005
     1  +2 2014 aug 06business insurance mashine shops
     1  ~ 2014 aug 06coolant forming tapsOil or coolant for form taps - Practical MachinistWe are just getting into form tapping and wondering if most use cutting oil or coolant for tapping (not high porduction) and if the answer is. Forming Taps Problems9 postsMar 6, 2012Best sources for Roll form Taps ?20 postsApr 6, 2011Small Forming Taps in Aluminum- Can I get away w ...10 postsOct 5, 2007Better to Tap with spiral flute or thread forming tap ?16 postsFeb 2, 2006More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     1  ~ 2014 aug 03machine tools forumPractical Machinist - Largest Manufacturing Technology Forum on Worlds largest machinist, CNC and manufacturing forum . ... General - Archive. Metalworking, machine tool , and woodworking machinery discussions. Archive. ‎General - ‎CNC Machining - ‎Antique Machinery and History - ‎South Bend Lathes
     1  ~ 2014 jul 31igs to dxfConversion of IGS to DXF File - Practical MachinistMy water jet guy says the file needs to be in DXF format. But the file that was sent to me in a IGS file and I can't convert it. Anyone here able to ... Faro . iges imported into Solidworks problems8 postsMay 3, 2010What are the various 3d CAD file formats and which is ...17 postsOct 28, 2008Shareware DXF , IGES to G-Code4 postsFeb 28, 2006More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     1  ~ 2014 jul 31indexable turning tool arIndexable lathe tool designations? - Practical MachinistHelp a newbie! I see ads for indexable lathe tools with designations like " AR ", "AL ", "BR", "BL", "E" recommended indexable tool holders?12 posts7 Sep 2010 Indexable Turning Tool Recommendation20 posts6 Aug 2009 Indexable cutter inserts, HSS or Carbide?20 posts6 Dec 2007More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     1  +1 2014 jul 30grub screw removerRounded internal hex set screw removal - hardened steel Hello, I have a rounded hardened steel set screw (1/2" x 20 - 1") that is located
     1  +4 2014 jul 30machine shop business insuranceWho sells the best business insurance for a machine shop . I'm looking around. Steve. machine shop & home on same property20 postsMay 12, 2011Starting a machine shop business ... regulations20 postsNov 6, 2008 Insurance for machine shop 20 postsSep 10, 2005blacksmithing/ machine shop insurance .5 postsAug 8, 2005
     1  +1 2014 jul 29early riders magazineOT- Any idea of the value of Early Riders magazine no. 1 issue Note I typed Early , not Easy...this one for antique motorcycles. Just doing some house cleaning and wondered if I should toss this out or plop on ...
     1  +2 2014 jul 29business insurance machine shopsWho sells the best business insurance for a machine shop . I'm looking around. Steve. Machine shop lawsuit and insurance issues5 postsNov 20, 2008Starting a machine shop business ... regulations20 postsNov 6, 2008 Insurance for machine shop 20 postsSep 10, 2005blacksmithing/ machine shop insurance .5 postsAug 8, 2005
     1  ~ 2014 jul 29manly hydraulic pressManley Hydraulic press parts - Practical MachinistLooking for a rebuild kit for a Manley 20/40/60 ton hydraulic press . Can anyone send me a parts breakdown and supplier for these. Thanks in ...
     1  +2 2014 jul 28laser engraver budgetAnyone know about an economical laser engraver ? - Practical MachinistI am considering getting a laser engraver but know little about them. So many ... If you are in the latter your budget is 3-5X low. Lasers don't like ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 27floor jack oil typeHydraulic Jack Oil Question - Practical MachinistWhat type of oil goes in the cylinder of a hydrualic floor jack ? Does "low viscosity "tractor hydraulic" oil work? Thanks!
     1  +1 2014 jul 25solidworks vs spaceclaimSpaceClaim Vs Solidworks Vs Inventor preference - Practical MachinistJust wondering if there are any users out here that have already gone thru the process of comparing all 3 of them. I'm currently working on the ... Any Space claim users?20 posts15 Jan 2012See Rhino and SpaceClaim working together15 posts17 Apr 2009What about SpaceClaim ??20 posts3 Feb 2009More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     1  ~ 2014 jul 25internal light for machinesLED light strips for interior machine lighting ? - Practical MachinistHas anyone ever used LED light strips for the interior of machining centers? Seems like ... Our newest machines have sealed florescent tubes.
     1  +1 2014 jul 24cnc controller comparisionOverview / Comparison of CNC controls - Practical MachinistFor example, I'm currently looking at older CNC lathes. How much more (or less?! ) could a Fanuc 6T control do than, say, a Fanuc 0T, or a ... Fanuc control comparison 5 posts31 Dec 2007Haas vs centroid controller 10 posts6 Mar 2003More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     1  +2 2014 jul 23serpentine pulley machinist handbookThread: need dimensions for serpentine pulleys - Practical MachinistFound all the specs in the Machinery Handbook . Turned out ... If you can, post a pic or two of your adaptation to the serpentine belt . I'd like to do ... Serpentine belts (Again)18 posts15 May 2011Thread: Cutting Pulleys 11 posts9 Nov 2010Thread: Making a serpatine belt pully , need some help20 posts21 Jan 2010Thread: V- belt pulley angle14 posts17 Nov 2005More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     1  ~ 2014 jul 22vbulletin thread formingThread forming taps. - Practical MachinistThread forming taps. Is anyone in the States likely to carry 11/16" x 16tpi UN forming taps? Need LH .... Powered by vBulletin ® Version 4.2.2 Hole size for 4-40 THREAD FORMED tap?20 posts7 Feb 2007 Thread rolling 12 posts24 Jun 2006Better to Tap with spiral flute or thread forming tap?16 posts2 Feb 2006How is a thread forming tap used?13 posts9 May 2005
     1  +3 2014 jul 21cheap greade engen oilCheap tapping oil / grease ( engine oil , bearing grease )? - Practical Hi, Question: When hand tapping on a hobbyist level, is it really necessary to buy those advanced and expensive tapping oils / grease ?
     1  +1 2014 jul 21hydraulic press usesWhat do YOU use a hydraulic press for? - Practical MachinistI've read in several threads where people are using their hydraulic press almost daily. I have a press and rarely use it. Even when pressing ... Arbor vs. Hydraulic press .12 postsNov 9, 2008I need hydraulic fluid recommendation for Lempco ...8 postsAug 2, 2008More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     1  +1 2014 jul 21plasma cutting offsetTips and uses for a plasma cutter ? - Practical MachinistI just picked up a Hypertherm 30 Plasma cutter because the price was ... I find that there's a 4mm offset from the template to the cut line so can ... Plasma Cutting Straight Edges?9 postsMar 15, 2014 Plasma Torch tip life15 postsSep 4, 2009 laser cutting compared to plasma9 postsJan 3, 2009G Code Kerf Issue11 postsApr 27, 2006
     1  ~ 2014 jul 17homemade scrap magnetHomemade Electromagnet - Practical MachinistSo I thought back to that magnet that I saw and am wondering if I .... I've seen magnets in scrap yards pick up lots of steel things with just the ...
     1  +4 2014 jul 17job shop quotingQuoting question - Practical MachinistQuoting a part can be tricky if you are unknown to the buyer. Sometimes they will be reluctant to give you a job based on you shop size
     1  ~ 2014 jul 16cnc millin chucksWhat milling chucks work the best? - Practical MachinistI am getting ready to invest in a couple of milling chucks . I was wanting to get some ... Welcome to the forum CNC Man. There is a lot of really ...
     2  ~ 2014 sep 26inexpensive milling machineCheap milling machines ? - Practical MachinistI saw a milling machine on Ebay for \. What are the things I should look for in milling machines and what do you suppose would be the reason ... New guy here, cylinder head question20 posts6 Jul 2012 affordable CNC mill 20 posts11 May 2012Kurt vs. Shars CNC milling vises20 posts28 Mar 2011Who makes a good manual bench top mill ?20 posts1 May 2009More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  ~ 2014 sep 26cnc drive pulleyUse of Timing Pulleys for CNC - Practical MachinistThere is a free timing belt/ pulley sizing program on the SDP/SI site (Stock Drive Products) they automatically show you if you are out of ...
     2  +8 2014 sep 19milling machine motorvfd with milling machine 3ph 3hp motor . - Practical MachinistI just got my hands on a milling machine with a 3hp 3phase motor . The machine has variable speed pulley setup so I am just planning to use 
     2  +1 2014 sep 17cnc forumCNC Machining - Practical MachinistCNC Machining - Discuss CNC machines, programing, troubleshooting, retrofits. ... Sticky Thread Sticky: cnc forum posting guidelines. Started by WILLEO6709 ...
     2  ~ 2014 sep 14fbm mastercam x6mastercam x6 fbm toolpaths - Practical MachinistDoes anybod know if mastercam x6 fbm mill toolpath can auto detect angles on surfaces or if it is only capable of detecting flat entities.
     2  +2 2014 sep 09external ring gearNeed a large external ring gear - Practical MachinistAnyone have a lead on a supplier for large external ring gears ? This is a relatively light duty need Pitch diameter is ~65 inches +/- 1" Gear ID.
     2  +82 2014 sep 06home made camHow can I make my own Cam Grinder? - Practical MachinistThe rocking is actuated by a master cam , about 5" in diameter(IIRC), ... A good home brew cam grinder made from scratch is beyond all the the ...
     2  -1 2014 sep 05engine lathe guardsOSHA requirement for a lathe chuck guard - Practical MachinistIv only used one lathe with a chuck guard and when wrestling a big ..... not pass for guarding , you might get by with it but it does not meet specs .
     2  +1 2014 aug 31fedex overnight costFedex - What is cost of Next Day Air these days ? - Practical I just now dug out the actual Fedex receipt and found that in spite of my insisting on standard overnight , SWMBO checked the priority overnight  ...
     2  +1 2014 aug 31mastercam vs hypermillBest choice for full 5 axis machining ? - Practical MachinistMastercam dosn't support dynamic stock models / rest machining unless ... Hypermill with the relevent HyperCad and modules I think will be ... Upgrade Mastercam or stay with version we are using20 postsDec 7, 2012CAM Comparison Service?20 postsFeb 29, 2012CAMworks. Beware!!!20 postsSep 28, 2009More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  -1 2014 aug 29best cam softwareBest CAM software for Milling ? - Practical MachinistNow I am looking to buy a 3D Mill CAM software and there are so many choices
     2  ~ 2014 aug 28cut stainless steel sheetBest way to cut stainless steel sheet . - Practical MachinistHi Gentlemen, I would like to ask your advice on how to cut a .040 SS sheet . Do not have a metal shear nor any fancy cutter. Tried a pair of ...
     2  +1 2014 aug 27acrylic plastic solventwhat solvent to glue acrylic - Practical MachinistI recall in college chem lab we used to weld acrylic with a solvent , ... This is not for fishtanks, so it does not need to be a clear joint, just strong.
     2  ~ 2014 aug 27free job quoting softwareNeed free simple job estimating software - Practical MachinistI need a very simple freeware job estimating software where I can plug in the hourly rate and a list of materials and have something halfway ...
     2  +1 2014 aug 26phosphoric acid rustPhosphoric acid for rust removal - Practical MachinistI don't want to buy Evaporust since I'm told it's phosphoric acid with a brand name , which just raises the price. I've read that phosphoric acid  
     2  ~ 2014 aug 24freeware job quoting software
     2  -1 2014 aug 24mouse-proof under hoodOT: mouse - proofing a car - Practical MachinistWhy don't car mfrs. mouse proof cars? I like the idea ... Under hood is a problem, but I never had one get past the screening on the cowl intake.
     2  +99 2014 aug 22diy belt linker plansNeed plans for belt grinder - Practical MachinistI would like to build a belt sander (grinder?) ... Is it just me or are both those DIY grinders the most unnecessarily complicated designs have ever ...
     2  ~ 2014 aug 22cad cam forumCAD / CAM - Practical MachinistCAD / CAM - Computer aided design/ manufacturing software issues.
     2  ~ 2014 aug 20rent a machine shopMachine shop rental ? - Practical MachinistMost of the members here either own or work in a machine shop . Finding machine tools to rent is rather scarce commodity. On the other hand it 
     2  ~ 2014 aug 18white tarp harbor freightLowes tarps rotten in 6 months.. tarp recommendations ? - Practical Got some of Lowes "best" tarps ...the silver poly ones, 10 mil thick ... I have bought the silver harbor freight tarps to cover fire wood and they hold up for a .... You can paint the tarps with white house paint to stop the UV attack.
     2  ~ 2014 aug 18used gunsmith lathe" Gunsmithing " lathes - Practical MachinistYou may have seen the Grizzly line of gunsmith lathes advertised in ... I have used this for a 42 inch long 1” dia shaft and it worked GREAT! Gunsmithing lathe 14 postsMar 8, 2012Jet lathe for gunsmithing . good deal bad deal?16 postsJan 13, 2011Which lathe for gunsmithing ?20 postsNov 14, 2009Cheap Lathe & Mill for gunsmithing 7 postsSep 9, 2007More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  +1 2014 aug 16used grizzly gunsmith latheYou may have seen the Grizzly line of gunsmith lathes advertised in ... I have used this for a 42 inch long 1” dia shaft and it worked GREAT! Is the sale of "Gunsmiting" Lathes now regulated ?13 posts22 Apr 2012 Gunsmithing lathe 14 posts8 Mar 2012 Gunsmithing Lathe dilema, Which one???20 posts14 Jan 2011Cheap Lathe & Mill for gunsmithing 7 posts9 Sep 2007More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  -1 2014 aug 14buy unigraphics nxCost of Unigraphics NX ? - Practical MachinistWhat is a ballpark price for unigraphics nx with CAM capabilities ... ups at UG and she flat out told me, "I don't care if you buy Solid Works or ...
     2  +1 2014 aug 12machining shop in chinaLooking for a Chinese CNC small-lot machine shop ? - Practical can anybody recommend some good quality, fast turn-around, small lot cnc equipped job shops in China ? now why you ask.... Sorry to be in ...
     2  ~ 2014 aug 12best laptop solidworksGood laptop for solidworks - Practical MachinistLooking to buy a laptop to run solidworks on. It would strictly be used for solidworks and Internet. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
     2  +3 2014 aug 10band saw sheet metalBandsaw Blade for cutting Stainless Sheet - Practical MachinistI cut sheetmetal all the time, including stainless on my bandsaw . I use a bit of that non-ferrous wax stuff, and feed delicately into it. I use a 10-14 ...
     2  ~ 2014 aug 08fedex overnight envelope cost.weighed nothing...way less than a pound ... last time I used next day air an afternoon shipment of a circuit board cost $45.
     2  +2 2014 aug 08flat belt motor pulleyNeed source for flat belt motor pulley - Practical MachinistCustomer has a small Grey planer with the original flat belt drive. Motor pulley is getting quite worn. Original pulley looks to be made of leather. Just finished my new Pulley belt drive and DC Motor ...9 posts10 Aug 2012 Motor /CounterShaft Pulley Question4 posts5 Jan 2012Where to buy flat belt pulleys ?10 posts8 Sep 2009More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  +1 2014 aug 07forming tap for sheetmetalDrill & Tap for large sheet metal - Practical MachinistHave a precision sheet metal shop punch all the holes and then tap them with a roll form tap using a portable drill and a guide block. Using a ... Forming taps or "roll taps20 postsJul 29, 2009 Form Tapping 18 postsMar 10, 2009 Form - tapping by hand - dumb idea or OK?20 postsNov 29, 2007More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  ~ 2014 aug 07black japanned finishJapanning vs. paint - Practical MachinistWhat are your feelings on carrying the metal finishing on these old ... of forums about DupliColor brand black engine paint looking correct, but ... Japanning substitute9 posts21 Nov 2010 Black paint finishes 20 posts28 May 2007My re- japanning experience16 posts9 Apr 2006More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  +1 2014 aug 07cnc conversion lathWhy do you not see many manual lathes retrofitted to cnc but alot I retrofit Heidenhain controls to any thing. Their lathe control is a manual plus. it operates either manually or as full cnc . In manual it has a teach ... Convert Manual lathe to cnc 2 posts25 Jul 2013Has Anyone converted their South Bend Lathe to CNC ?15 posts23 Jun 2008More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  +2 2014 aug 06conduit box heaterOT: bending PVC conduit with a hotbox - Practical MachinistI bought a hot box at a thrift store for \.00. ... I bent some plastic conduit by heating it over the electric kitchen stove, with the element glowing.
     2  ~ 2014 aug 06hot wire directHotwire CNC 8300 Foam Cutting Machine for sale! - Practical MachinistPurchased new from hotwire direct , february 2009. Only 7 hours on machine for 1 project. The 8300 cnc was designed from the ground up to ...
     2  +1 2014 aug 05grizzly gunsmith latheYou may have seen the Grizzly line of gunsmith lathes advertised in your favorite shooting publications... Well, I got the 16X40 G0509G last ... Lathe shopping12 postsFeb 20, 2011 Gunsmithing Lathe dilema, Which one???20 postsJan 14, 2011IS grizzly for real??????20 postsJun 8, 2009New Grizzly gunsmith lathe 12x3620 postsMay 22, 2008More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  +1 2014 aug 02fedex next day airI ask as I had 50 business cards shipped Fedex from Beaufort, SC to ... I think last time I used next day air an afternoon shipment of a circuit ...
     2  +2 2014 aug 02buying from metal yardsI was at the local scrap yard today - Practical MachinistOne - I picked up this 2" steel round bar and wanted to buy it. I was ... That got me wondering what you pay for materials at the scrap yard .
     2  +5 2014 aug 01clark forklift starterForklift ~ Delco-Remy starter ~ continental engine - Practical Just want to share my pain. The bendix has went bad on the starter on my little Clark forklifts ' continental engine. I think it is the Clark Clipper. OT- New starter for old forklift , need cross ref. data20 posts24 Oct 2011Old Clark Forklift - need parts and help with ID or ...20 posts2 Feb 2009 Forklift problems, runs 3sec. and dies14 posts9 Sep 2005More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  ~ 2014 jul 31hospital beds mechanismhospital bed lift mechanisms , where to find - Practical Machinistdoes anyone know the source for the lift mechanisms used in electric beds ? hospital or consumer. thanks.
     2  +6 2014 jul 30cky jumper on ebayAnyone bar pulling with a Fanuc 6t? - Page 2 - Practical MachinistI bought the ebay board and plugged in the missing relays. Still no M6 or M7 action
     2  ~ 2014 jul 30get a skuAnybody know how to get a SKU for a new product? - Practical MachinistI want to have the packaging sale-ready before the meeting, but I have no idea how to obtain a barcode assignment. Anybody have any ...
     2  -1 2014 jul 29machinest drill bitThread: can someone recommend me a decent drill bit set Looking for a decent set of metal drill bits to use ( I mostly build custom motorcycles at home not everyday, and not for a profession) looking for. Need help with Machinist bits , tools pricing. Old ...20 postsOct 13, 2012Thread: Quality USA Drill Index Set?12 postsNov 21, 2011Thread: best brand of drill bits ?6 postsOct 13, 2010Thread: Suggestions on reasonable quality drill bits 20 postsOct 24, 2008More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  -1 2014 jul 29cnc bullet manufactureMini lathe CNC machining turned Bullets . - Practical MachinistHello all. I am interested in finding out how much a small CNC lathe and software setup would cost, to manufacture small lots of bullets turned ...
     2  +12 2014 jul 28james copper seoCopper Chopper Riveter - Practical MachinistAnyone know the name of the machine that Jesse James used to rivet his copper gas tank? The riveter drives a stainless steel rivet without ...
     2  +6 2014 jul 27cnc machine pricesEstimating costs of starting up a machine shop? - Practical MachinistWhat is the cost of starting up a CNC machine shop for doing contract or custom work for industrial ... How much will this be (cant find prices )? Any good alternatives to Haas Office mill ??16 postsMar 20, 2013 CNC machine shop hourly rate20 postsJul 8, 2011Great deal on CNC Swiss Lathe?20 postsOct 25, 2010Abrasive Water Jet Prices ??20 postsOct 4, 2009
     2  +2 2014 jul 24milling machine t-slot coversT slot plastic snap in cover to keep chips out - Practical MachinistWe have a Haas and are looking for a source of plastic T slot snap in covers to keep chips out.
     2  +2 2014 jul 21fadal machine centerFadal , what killed them? - Practical MachinistAs someone who is very familiar with both Haas and Fadal ,
     2  +1 2014 jul 20home garage cnc machineAnybody run a cnc mill out of their residential garage Well I am thinking about trying to find a CNC mill soon but I have some questions ... I run a Fanuc Robodrill out of my one car home garage . Affordable CNC setup for Garage /shop20 posts7 Aug 2013Need advice on starting garage CNC workshop20 posts21 Apr 2013Haas mini mill in my garage ?20 posts2 Aug 2012 CNC for home shop20 posts26 Mar 2010More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  +1 2014 jul 20furnas magnetic starter switchNeed help with Furnas Mag . Starter - Practical MachinistMy question is how to wire the pressure switch in as a normally closed
     2  +2 2014 jul 18drill sharpeners reviewsWhat drill bit sharpening system gives the most bang for the buck So for Christmas I want to get him a good bit sharpening system. So I ask all of you in the know, What drill bit sharpening system gives the most ... drill sharpener 16 posts11 Mar 2012 Drill sharpeners ...Who is the best?20 posts28 Aug 2011 Drill sharpening 13 posts20 Dec 2010More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  -1 2014 jul 18lathe gear repairOT: Repairing lathe gearbox teeth - Practical MachinistHi i have owned the lathe for about a year now my first one. i haven't yet found a makers name so if anyone has any ideas? anyway down to the ... Does anyone repair gear teeth?19 posts13 Dec 2010Broken gear teeth - info on repairs ?20 posts28 Nov 2009Advise needed on repairing gear teeth15 posts21 May 2009 Gear Repair 16 posts20 Dec 2007More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     2  ~ 2014 jul 17slot of shaftNeed to mill key slot in hardened shaft - how? - Practical MachinistI need to mill a 1/2" key slot in a 2" hardened splined shaft . Will carbide cut through the hardened shaft ? Thanks in advance, Chuck.
     3  +2 2014 sep 30how much are plasmacamplasma cam ? - Practical MachinistI did order the dvd and sales packet from Plasma-cam since they do not ... it is all said and done many people end up spending much more time ...
     3  +2 2014 sep 30old lathe booksOld Metal Lathe Question - Practical MachinistThe FIRST thing you need is a copy of the book How To Run a Lathe , which is available as an inexpensive reprint from Lindsay Books  ... Question about an old lathe i was thinking of converting ...20 posts25 Jun 2014 Antique Metal Lathe 1910's ?19 posts28 Nov 2012 Old lathe book 3 posts1 Jul 2011New guy - just acquired an old Sheldon lathe 12 posts23 Mar 2009More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     3  -2 2014 sep 27fanuc 6tFanuc 6T problems..... - Practical MachinistI have a Wasino lathe with 6T controls. The problem that I am having is when i am in MDI and put in any M code or G code i can input the ... Fanuc 6T 401 X Axis Servo Alarm18 posts22 May 2014 FANUC 6T Sub-Programming7 posts6 Apr 2009 Fanuc 6t Problem13 posts4 Jun 2008 Fanuc 6T troubles8 posts10 Sep 2006More results from www.practicalmachinist.com
     3  ~ 2014 sep 19val coolvalcool -turning to rubber - Practical MachinistWe've been using valcool water-soluble coolant(thick blue stuff) for the past 2 years(lathe)Not sure of the exact formula, but it's a good ...
     3  ~ 2014 sep 11dremel alternativeDremel /rotary tool - quality alternative ? - Practical MachinistI'm in the market for a new dremel type rotary tool. I'd like to buy a quality tool, powerful, well balanced, maybe even rigid. What's your favorite.
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