There are tough jobs and even tougher customers. Here is the story from a user of the OneCNC XP Series Mill Expert who had both as part of the team involved in the first production (and Bill Ford's personal) Ford GT. In his own words Tim describes (and shows) the job and how the XP Mill Expert performed under the pressures of a tight schedule and demanding tolerances.
OneCNC XP - Mill Expert Helps Build the Ford GT
It was the first week of March and the surface data for the new Ford GT had not arrived. With Bill Fordís personal GT as the first to be built, and unveiled at the 100 year celebration, the April delivery date was looming closer. Suppliers for the door sheet metal, glass, and seals had already come to the table with their parts and ours was the frame that would hold the entire assembly together. Not found on the show cars that toured the country (Figure 1), the frame, or DLO, is part of the exterior styling of the production vehicle and was required to be cosmetically perfect. ...continued
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