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  1. 38 years in the shop and I still learn things all...

    38 years in the shop and I still learn things all the time. Maybe just watching some new kid in the shop with a creative imagination on fixtures. Yep, just save that in the aging file system for the...
  2. Actually went to CHS but I owned Ledford Machine...

    Actually went to CHS but I owned Ledford Machine & Industrial Supply right across the street from Bradley. I knew Garry Bain very well, He used to come hang out at the shop after school a lot and...
  3. I understand the time thing, It was hard for me...

    I understand the time thing, It was hard for me for years. But my kids and my mom were that driving force. I burned through three wives (Including a mail order bride) in no time because my usual...
  4. M&M is a total cluster FK from start to finish....

    M&M is a total cluster FK from start to finish. They have a huge maintenance department that are as useless as the day is long. My Family’s industrial supply had a tool kit list supplied by them for...
  5. Let's start with this one. I was on a job site...

    Let's start with this one. I was on a job site for Continental in Salt Creek oil field in Wyoming back around 2010. One night i'm in my trailer and they spun a spline shaft for a gas pump. Now, when...
  6. Bingo! nailed it, I've got 35 years of correcting...

    Bingo! nailed it, I've got 35 years of correcting engineering disasters. Size for size screw fits, Oh, here's a good one. An engineer from M&M Mars called me up in the 80's, wanted to know what the...
  7. For the degree itself there are literally...

    For the degree itself there are literally hundreds that you would never have to enter a lab once to get a degree. Here's my take on engineering, A few years of on the floor machining will pretty much...
  8. Never stop pushing yourself in further education....

    Never stop pushing yourself in further education. I started out with machine tool tech at athens vocational in Athens TN. Then went on with other things as time allowed, Fluid/Pneumatic technologies,...
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