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Here is what our customers are saying:

"We have been purchasing standard and special tools from Lakeshore Carbide for quite a few years. The quality of the tools have been outstanding and they have lowered our cost per cut by a big factor. They have worked with us to develop several special cutting tools that not only saved us a lot of money but also saved us a lot of time. Excellent service from people who provide high quality products at reasonable prices and who really care about their customers. I highly recommend you give them a try."
(Georgia manufacturer)

"Your cutting tools hold up better to rough use, last longer in long production runs, are more stable in chatter prone cuts and can be run harder, reducing cycle times. I've compared them to Accupro, Kennametal, OSG, SGS and Maritool in side by side cut tests and they're often the best cutter and always the best overall value. For someone who's going to take the time to tweak in their process, your carbide, coating and geometry "click". So, when asked, I always recommend your cutters."
(North Carolina manufacturer)

"I've bought both the 6-32 and 5/8-18 threadmills (full form) from Lakeshore and they are the only way to go as far as I'm concerned. The 6/32 was for a very shallow hole (0.125") in 6061, and I tried cut taps / form taps / rigid tap/ compression holder trying to dial it in. Finally got the threadmill from Lakeshore after talking to their guy Carl (a real standup guy). Told him I broke one due to my fault, and he still sent me a free one, then proceeded to hold my hand until I got it dialed in. Went on to tap 400 holes without a hitch, and they look better than any of the other methods.

Because they have multiple teeth and are a "topping" cutter, the threads really look fantastic, go within 0.005" from the bottom of the hole, and were actually faster per hole than any of the other methods, at least on my machine.

Don't cheap out on this; call them and tell them what you are trying to accomplish, and take their advice on speeds / feeds /etc. You won't be sorry."

"We are a new customer and are very impressed with the price and performance of your products, we also like your website, it is cleanly laid out and easy to use."

"Your variable flute aluminum endmills are total game changers for me. I've been able to double my depth of cuts for many operations. I have a Tormach PCNC1100 mill which lacks the rigidity of of real VMC, and chatter was a common problem for me, but not anymore."

"Your cutting tools are phenomenal! From the Aluminum variable pitch to the 4 flute roughing endmills,
I have never experienced such a finely tuned, well thought out, superior workmanship anywhere!
(and at such a reasonable price!) On the Aluminum variable pitch endmills, you are right on the mark with
geometry, surface finish, coating, and right down to the latest R.003 end prep. You definitely have a passion
for doing things right, and cant believe the performance of your cutters. You guys keep up the great work!"
(Arizona Manufacturer)

"First let me say I am a huge fan of your cutting tools. I have tried many brands and yours have always turned out to work best for me.

I am using your drill/chamfer mills to do “V carving” in aluminum. Raised lettering with chamfered sides in the face of plates. I tried about $600 worth of similar tools looking for the best ones to cut these with a good finish and yours produce the best results."
(Customer in California)

"I finally had a chance to use your 1/2" variable flute rougher (170RF12HD), and it blew me away. I was lucky to push the roughing mills in our shop at 70 SFM/1 IPM and get something resembling a part. Right away I was able to push your carbide cutter at 250 SFM/18 IPM in steel, quietly. My boss even walked over, asked how I was roughing that fast, and how I wasn't burning the tool up without coolant. Made my day."
(Machinist in Michigan)

 "I can't believe your prices, we will be buying all our tooling from you."
(Illinois Manufacturer)

"Great thread mills. This is the way to go."
(North Carolina Manufacturer)

 "Quality end mills, and half the price of what I was using before."
(Florida Manufacturer)

"These end mills cut like butter, I will buy all my end mills here."
(Utah Manufacturer)

"These tools are great, and top notch service too"
(Wisconsin Manufacturer)

"These varible flute end mills are going to put you out of business.......they never wear out!"
(California Manufacturer)

"Great end mills! My little 1.5 horsepower Tormach CNC mill can now run up to 1/4 dia. end mills at the full recommended chip load.
You tools left Maritool cutters in the dust (I did a bunch of test cuts at every axial and radial depth possible,  the difference in vibration is amazing)! "
(California Manufacturer)

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