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  1. I rented 1200 sq ft in a residential neighborhood...

    I rented 1200 sq ft in a residential neighborhood to start. That was rough. Neighbors would call the county if I had a vehicle that wasn't mine out front (ran a transmission business for 2 years...
  2. Thread: OT-Split rims

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    Fit a modern tubeless wheel to the old wheel...

    Fit a modern tubeless wheel to the old wheel center?

    I have a set of 5 34x7.50-17 centersplit "widowmaker" wheels with logger lug retread bias plies on them. In 20 years I have never added air to...
  3. I bought my present ACCU 9x49 with ballscrews and...

    I bought my present ACCU 9x49 with ballscrews and Fagor DRO for $400. The head was supposed to be trashed. It needed $50 in bearings. It came on a rolling cart. I sold the rolling cart for $300

    I...
  4. I've used many powdercoaters and one of them has...

    I've used many powdercoaters and one of them has a "quote guy" that seems to base his prices off how much time you spend BSing him. They don't do great work, but for machine enclosures it is a...
  5. The Asian copies I have used and own are nicer...

    The Asian copies I have used and own are nicer than a "real" Bridgeport.

    I never thought a Bridgeport was much to get excited over. I don't expect they were ever anything spectacular, they just...
  6. Fascinating plot twist!

    Fascinating plot twist!
  7. When I tear the sheetmetal off a machine I send...

    When I tear the sheetmetal off a machine I send it in all it's greasy chip covered glory to a cheap blaster/powdercoater. The last machine I did was a fullsize pickup bed plus an 8x20 deck trailer...
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    Boeing work is somewhat of a staple to a lot of...

    Boeing work is somewhat of a staple to a lot of small shops around here. That work has disappeared from shops I know. Some shops are down 50-75%. Some are busy as ever. Strange times.
  9. Typically you buy as a complete sealed set and...

    Typically you buy as a complete sealed set and install. Done.

    Bleeding outside the car works fine too.
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    I hear Taiwan is nice.

    I hear Taiwan is nice.
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    What do you do when there's an actual problem...

    What do you do when there's an actual problem without an obvious solution???
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    I bought a house built in 1926 and the best I can...

    I bought a house built in 1926 and the best I can tell it's owners have fought water since the beginning. I don't have a basement, but when I bought the place I have been up to my chest in water in...
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    I had the sweetest 1.25" Devibe boring bar. I...

    I had the sweetest 1.25" Devibe boring bar. I forgot to move it outta the way of the way when I went to the front turret. The chuck jaws survived. LOL.
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    Miller 60M microprocessor feeder

    I got one of these feeders with some parts I just bought not knowing it was anything special.

    Can I test one of these without a matching power supply? I was told it worked, but you know how that...
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    That ain't a header. That's just the door frame....

    That ain't a header. That's just the door frame. You're good to go. Cut a hole or whatever.

    If your ceiling height is 9 feet or more I would strongly suggest upgrading to an 8' tall door.
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    You don't need to go anywhere. Just change the...

    You don't need to go anywhere. Just change the language you use to describe your business from "business" to "church"
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    Checkmate has a tractor with a curtainside...

    Checkmate has a tractor with a curtainside trailer and second trailer for hauling the forklift. He's loaded and hauled an 18K VMC for me with fork and machine one load.
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    I would say pictures and details would help, but...

    I would say pictures and details would help, but really those probably aren't worth a ton in nice shape and if they're ugly and needing work price is pretty low.

    I'd think a shear under 48" would...
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    What does Checkmate want to set it? Dennis has...

    What does Checkmate want to set it? Dennis has always been super cool with me. I love that guy.

    Come to think of it I have rented a 30K Hyster from a Seattle/Tacoma area Pape in the past and it...
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    Dude, that is a baby. If a rigger brought a...

    Dude, that is a baby. If a rigger brought a Versa-lift to move that I would question their sense. My smallest mill is 14k lbs and it's a breeze to move around. You get into the 40K lb range and that...
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    I doubt there's any low cost option besides you...

    I doubt there's any low cost option besides you doing all the work yourself to disassemble the machine.

    I would look at how tall your ceiling is in the garage. If it happens to be 9 or 10 feet,...
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    Anyone who has a product has had to deal with...

    Anyone who has a product has had to deal with someone having a problem with it and making a big to do about it online somewhere. That negative press can be disastrous.

    When that happens there's...
  23. The 3T was a pretty popular and troublefree...

    The 3T was a pretty popular and troublefree control for that era too.
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    Use two forklifts?

    Use two forklifts?
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    This guy's a troll.

    This guy's a troll.
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