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    Quote Originally Posted by M250cnc View Post
    Are YOU doing it this way on your CNC lathe ?
    On some others have autochangers

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    Quote Originally Posted by M250cnc View Post
    Good idea, are you gonna grind it. :heehee:
    If neccecary

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    Currently Mach3 cannot use a rear tool. :sad:
    The more I read about Mach3 the more I find it can / can't do!

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    You have to get round it by using G51 X-2 then using G50 at the end of the tool to clear it.
    I'd count that as being able to handle it - only a couple of commands.

    I now have a good stash (10) of 'genuine' tool holders:
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    And plenty of tools to grind and put in them:
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    Difficult to say how much the holders cost as I got them with lots of other things, very roughly 10 each.

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