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  1. There is definite difference in traffic between...

    There is definite difference in traffic between weekdays and weekends too. 8 oclock rush hour sucks in a way but it is pretty well predictable. Saturday afternoon and every aunt betty and uncle tom...
  2. Some companies cut AR400 plate with guillotine...

    Some companies cut AR400 plate with guillotine shears so even a pretty hard material goes if its not too thick. (1/4" for AR400 for some examples that I found)
    Those fortunate enough with no AR400...
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    Can't really argue with that as I have all of...

    Can't really argue with that as I have all of those tools already ;)

    Add this to your must-have list:...
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    Those are grayscale stop signs.

    Those are grayscale stop signs.
  5. Well stocked small grocery shop within walking...

    Well stocked small grocery shop within walking distance (about a mile or so).
    Conviniently small to pop in on the way to work at morning to buy one croissant, yet has enough selection for normal...
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    Mentioned Canon also has separate waste reservoir...

    Mentioned Canon also has separate waste reservoir and its easy enough to empty.
    Different sort of beast compared to "home" lasers but well worth the extra if you print more.
    Printer itself was...
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    Lasers are not that different, waste toner...

    Lasers are not that different, waste toner compartment is pretty large. But usually its build in the toner catridge itself and unless you take one apart(bad idea!) you have no idea how much goes to...
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    100% Agree :D He has ze(the) ultimate home...

    100% Agree :D

    He has ze(the) ultimate home shop.
  9. Thread: 1018 Or 1144 ??

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    In here they advertise heavily on Ovako M-steels ...

    In here they advertise heavily on Ovako M-steels with limited amount of inclusions. They claim anything from 30% to 500% increase in cutter life...
  10. Thread: 1018 Or 1144 ??

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    You don't need to go that far from home... ever...

    You don't need to go that far from home... ever heard of Sapa Profiles Inc (Oregon) and NASA?
    Or Kobe steel Japan?
    Or if we widen the span: Takata airbags or Olympus&Toshiba accounting.. And big...
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    Article works fine also here but inches and sfm...

    Article works fine also here but inches and sfm are not much use :rolleyes:

    What I use for HSS is 1000rpm for 10mm and scale inversely from that.
    Or 10000 divided by diameter.
    For harder steels...
  12. Thread: 1018 Or 1144 ??

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    Copper is enriched in steel every time it is...

    Copper is enriched in steel every time it is recycled, they have to dilute the recycled steel with virgin ore because of that.
    https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/acs.est.7b00997
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    Not only common, pretty much standard. I was...

    Not only common, pretty much standard. I was pretty confused that WTF you guys are talking about screws+nuts+heatshrink or electrical tape! as all I have ever seen is these already mounted in motors:...
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    I can control the pulse width by arduino and/or...

    I can control the pulse width by arduino and/or by charge voltage. I wrote the dual pulse functionality also to my software in hopes to ”seat” the electrodes and make quieter bangs..
    Actually...
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    Terminal block... sorry you were in US.

    Terminal block... sorry you were in US.
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    1055 shouldnt be too difficult to machine unless...

    1055 shouldnt be too difficult to machine unless you got hardened piece by some miracle!
    1045 and 1060 are my favourites if I need cheap somewhat hardenable steel. Less gummy than 1018. (and because...
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    Damn, in here they are digging distribution...

    Damn, in here they are digging distribution cables underground even in 500 people ”town” because heavy snow causes blackouts once in two years. Residential areas like where we live see maybe one 1...
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    Powered by large electrolytic capacitor bank...

    Powered by large electrolytic capacitor bank charged with adjustable DC (lab) power supply.
    12x 68mF 35v caps in parallel, controlled with beefy parallel pack of mosfets. Results in short current...
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    Actually machined instead of just fooling around...

    Actually machined instead of just fooling around and making a mess. Spring loaded hand-held spot welding electrode "holder" for spot welding battery tabs

    https://i.imgur.com/I503e00h.jpg
    ...
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    Specifications don't say anything exact about...

    Specifications don't say anything exact about machinability and that can be affected by type of mill scale, inclusions and type of the inclusions and god knows what.
    Nucor is steel re-melter...
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    Unfortunately, our website is currently...

    Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the...
  22. Yes, it works and its my preferred method even if...

    Yes, it works and its my preferred method even if its not a blind hole.

    I prefer TIG torch for heating, no need to use filler, just melt a straight "bead" or zic-zac pattern around the bearing...
  23. Thread: Where's Jerry?

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    IIRC someone here or on PM said that he was in...

    IIRC someone here or on PM said that he was in contact with Forrest and he had lost/forgotten all his online passwords or something like that?
  24. Thread: Where's Jerry?

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    JTiers was bit too predictable but good guy in my...

    JTiers was bit too predictable but good guy in my books anyways.

    I miss Forrest Addy. Never on a cranky mood, good stories and plenty of actual experience.
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    Even better after you magnetize the lathe bed and...

    Even better after you magnetize the lathe bed and mill table so that the swarf sticks and stands pointy end up..
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