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Old 06-13-2018, 10:00 AM   #11 (permalink)
 
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I use global tooling for the large 15mm cutters and AZ carbide for the smaller ones.
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Old 06-13-2018, 11:49 AM   #12 (permalink)
 
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I used to use AZ Carbide, I am only stopped using them because I hardly ever use carbide any more. I have several family members that are machinists; they appear to use inserts that are "better" than what we typically buy (maybe at a higher cost). I just left a message for one of them and see what he has to say.
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My BIL's brother got back to me, his shop buys the Sandvik or Kennemetal lines from MSC Industrial. He suggested the Tool-Flo line for woodturning. I have no idea about any of these; I just asked his opinion.
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Old 06-13-2018, 12:10 PM   #13 (permalink)
 
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Here's another vote for AZ--good prices, good selection, and excellent service. Global is a bit less expensive, but I thought their selection was a bit lacking (no pun intended).
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Here's another vote for AZ--good prices, good selection, and excellent service. Global is a bit less expensive, but I thought their selection was a bit lacking (no pun intended).
Oh, go ahead and admit it. It was a great pun.
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Old 06-17-2018, 12:23 PM   #15 (permalink)
 
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Big Guy productions (Capt. Eddie Castelin) also sells carbide inserts. Good service and competitive.
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