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    05-04-2015, 02:24 PM
    Thanks George. Just gave the program a go and it worked so I am pleased with the outcome. Thanks for helping out. Harold
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    05-04-2015, 02:23 PM
    No, I came up with the crazy code. I remembered CAM codes from previously generated codes and tried my best to make it do what I wanted using bits...
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    05-04-2015, 11:20 AM
    Thank you so much George!!! Now I understand. That's exactly the info I needed. Now, if I change the value of Y to 0.85 or .095, then I would...
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    05-04-2015, 09:06 AM
    Hi Guys, I need help with the following code. Most specifically I need to know WHY Line # N09 in the first set behaves exactly as Line # N09 in...
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    04-23-2015, 03:43 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Phil, (*pinging Phil*) I attempted to reply to your PM but your box is full and will accept no more PMs until you clear your messages. Harold
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    04-19-2015, 09:14 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    John, It works now. Tried sending a PM but your box is full and msg would not go through. Thanks, Harold
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    04-18-2015, 11:21 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Yeah me too!! That's the reason I keep a shop notebook .... to refer to what I learned the day before because I forget from one day to the next....
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    04-18-2015, 09:08 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    I think it’s an absolute PITA to wade through what seems to be countless pages of formulas and the derivation of formulas, diagrams, and definitions...
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    04-18-2015, 02:54 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Really nice instruments. I don't have anything like that. All I use are digital shop calipers, and occasionally a very nice mic similar to the one...
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    04-17-2015, 10:56 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Apparently there are two formulas that produce the same value for Pitch Diameter. DP and OD share a relationship with the number of teeth. Pitch...
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    04-17-2015, 04:45 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    If at all possible, I would like to stay away from fabricating cutters at this stage of my evolution. If I have to fabricate cutters, then I will but...
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    04-17-2015, 03:17 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Hi tifamm, It does become somewhat complicated and sinuous very quickly doesn't it? Your description goes along with everything I have read. ...
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    04-16-2015, 05:28 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Bah Humbug! :confused: I attempted to join Gearotic Forum (Gear Head Corner) and they are not registering any more members. Do you have any idea...
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    04-15-2015, 06:14 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Phil, How are you obtaining these overlays? Harold
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    04-15-2015, 02:01 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    That's a cool site. I tried GEARSPUR but I could not get it to calculate. I was able to enter "I", 1.165 in, and 26 and when I pressed enter,...
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    04-15-2015, 01:48 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Thank you very much. When you guys find other errors, PLEASE point them out so I can attempt to fix them. Thanks, Harold PS: It's 9:47 AM in...
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    04-15-2015, 01:39 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Perhaps so but these notations and letters were used by various references. If I had my way I would change a bunch of that stuff because it was...
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    04-15-2015, 01:09 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    I was just now able to make changes to post #71. I will now work on #72 and #73. Harold
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    04-15-2015, 12:52 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    I agree!! All this was posted around 2:30 this morning and the whole thing fell apart when Cut & Paste was done. I spent well over an hour attempting...
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    04-15-2015, 05:02 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Formulas for spur gears Diametral Pitch N= number of teeth DP = Pitch Circle *diameter* Pd = Diametral Pitch Pd = N / DP
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    04-15-2015, 05:00 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    So, without owning or having immediately at hand an optical comparator, we have the means of determining the Pressure Angle in our Home Shops. Once...
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    04-15-2015, 04:59 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    The following is far from a comprehensive, complete guide to identifying spur gears but itís a start for people (like me) wishing to try their hand...
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    04-14-2015, 06:49 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Really nicely done. Pictures are amazing. Thanks for sharing. Harold
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    04-13-2015, 05:41 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Hello Guys, Just want to “touch base” and assure the ‘posters’, and those simply following this Thread, that I have not abandoned this Thread. I...
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    04-11-2015, 06:03 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    That's good to know Phil. I appreciate that information. Harold
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    04-11-2015, 03:47 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Ok, thanks! I have an arbor for my slitting saw but it has no key (no key was recommended) so I plan to get an harbor that has a key to fit the...
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    04-11-2015, 03:06 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    I don't have a horizontal mill. I have two vertical mills one being a new CNC mill and the other a conventional, non-automated mill. Harold
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    04-11-2015, 02:00 AM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Hallo Okapi, I really considered writing in Deutsch but it seems dein English ist nicht so schlecht. I fully realize the needed gear was...
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    04-10-2015, 10:31 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    Hi Okapi, I will respond shortly. Harold
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    04-10-2015, 10:29 PM
    hwingo replied to a thread Gears & Cutting Gears in General
    John, Thanks for the link. Very interesting and I could do that on my mill since I have a 4th axis. They call their 4th axis "A" where mine calls...
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