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    So being a bottom feeder, hobby, ma pa, garage,...

    So being a bottom feeder, hobby, ma pa, garage, machine shop. My base rate quotes are $60/Hr. My customers get a fair competitive piece price rate, and I get fair wage. But there is room for...
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    On my way. Lol. Sent from my SM-G950U using...

    On my way.
    Lol.

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    Is finding skilled labor the problem or paying...

    Is finding skilled labor the problem or paying for skilled labor the problem? Even medium skilled employees want 60k a year. Add bennies, taxes, n such that individual is costing the company 30-40...
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    I am a ma/pa garage shop trying to start up. I've...

    I am a ma/pa garage shop trying to start up. I've been watching for my chance to jump on a HAAS with probe. Those dang larger shops buying them up 5 or 10 at a time is what's keeping the damb resale...
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    Man, making me feel bad now. My primary job is...

    Man, making me feel bad now. My primary job is building and servicing sewer inspection equipment. Sometimes it comes back full of fecal ick. Lol. And plumbers may charge big dough but they sure as...
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    That rate could very by region and cost of living...

    That rate could very by region and cost of living vs minimum wage.

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    Hate to throw politics in, but back in the 90s...

    Hate to throw politics in, but back in the 90s $60/Hr. was a expensive but fare shop rate. Then if memory serves right Clinton granted incentive programs to large corporations to outsource their work...
  8. I was just going to add that. A lead in and lead...

    I was just going to add that. A lead in and lead out line is needed for that. To keep myself from going "nuts" I normally start 1and half times tool diameters from a starting point. My software...
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    I'd pay to get the motor rewound before shelling...

    I'd pay to get the motor rewound before shelling out 3k. That's nuts! Do lots n lots of research. Ebay and so on. And double check that wiring.

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    If I remember correctly there are two formats you...

    If I remember correctly there are two formats you can run that control in. I'd need a manual in front of me to truly recollect. But have you tried? Both of my machines were older. I had a 4020 and a...
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    O12345 (Part bla bla) G00 X Y . . . I've...

    O12345
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    G00 X Y
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    I've always listed my program descriptions like such. Hope this helps.

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    Maybe the limit switch is getting sticky? A loose...

    Maybe the limit switch is getting sticky? A loose wire?

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  13. Yup I agree totally with previous comments. I...

    Yup I agree totally with previous comments. I purchased a warn out Fadal 4020 machine back when I didn't now shit. Machine ran great. XYZ all seemed good. Put some weight on the table and then found...
  14. If it's the same control I have. I found a couple...

    If it's the same control I have. I found a couple YouTube videos that initially helped me out. A guy named Sunpoe or close to that did a great step by step start up and tool offset video.

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    If you're trying to get an incentive plan going...

    If you're trying to get an incentive plan going to motivate your employees, try a profit sharing program. Employee has X# to get job complete. If done in X# employee gets bonus .

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  16. Not sure if anyone else looked into the initial...

    Not sure if anyone else looked into the initial questioner. But his other topic questions were as good as this one.
    So..... We get a 3D solid model. We import into our Power Mill...... With...
  17. So that would be a big no to the yes'ers? ...

    So that would be a big no to the yes'ers?


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  18. I guess I got a little lost with the mold makers....

    I guess I got a little lost with the mold makers. I've programmed mills, wires, lathes, wires, and lasers. I have received solid models. But to that extent I wasn't aware I could just throw that...
  19. Oh man, lol. Lots of love. And laugh out loud....

    Oh man, lol. Lots of love. And laugh out loud. They say no question is a bad question. But in some cases. Please put some thought into the question. Even a 3D printer, that most work from a 3D...
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    2 pallets, minimum a pallet n a half 4' 6' 8' ...

    2 pallets, minimum a pallet n a half 4' 6' 8'

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    Let us know what control. G70 is a drill cycle in...

    Let us know what control. G70 is a drill cycle in FADAL

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    If you have the manuals, it covers the encoder...

    If you have the manuals, it covers the encoder adjustments. Basically taking cover off of encoding. Loosen the resolve and turn it until your cold start position Mark's line up. There is a height...
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    Encoder adjustment Sent from my SM-G950U...

    Encoder adjustment

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  24. I'd start with the basics. Check the micro...

    I'd start with the basics. Check the micro switches and alignment of the switches. If it worked before might just be a sticky switch. I left a creeper behind my machine with the guards off and caused...
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    Like...

    Like this?https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181010/f75d077d344a290c97a4c01ba4de642f.jpg

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