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  1. Old thread but putting in my 2 cents. We bought a...

    Old thread but putting in my 2 cents. We bought a small chamfer machine for 1/4" plates. The centrifugal switch in the motor came apart in less than a year of infrequent use. They are sending a new...
  2. Yeah, that's exactly how it looks. I foresee the...

    Yeah, that's exactly how it looks. I foresee the company having to buy a new one and I will be held responsible for the maintenence instead of the operator(s). Like I don't have enough to do. Thanks...
  3. This just happened recently on our QT350. The...

    This just happened recently on our QT350. The button in the 12 o'clock postion got stuck in. I eventually had to remove the snap ring and pry up on the ring land with a pair of dykes so the operator...
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    This is true. You can't beat physics. Any gas...

    This is true. You can't beat physics. Any gas truck towing that can get double digits you'd be doing good. There haven't been that many leaps and bounds in mileage. Dodge hit the sweet spot early on...
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    All that trade school cares about is you show up...

    All that trade school cares about is you show up everyday with your issued shirt and boots, without a cell phone, and that somehow they get paid. Actually learning is optional. I had to go there with...
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    Bump to top page.

    Bump to top page.
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    There's a thread in the Mazak forum about...

    There's a thread in the Mazak forum about skimmers with different brands and a shop built one.
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    You and I have something in common! LOL!...

    You and I have something in common! LOL!
    Definitely have to investigate why it takes so long for drainback on the coolant. Your supervisor is right. We just purchased a new mill last year and the...
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    This sounds like what our consumption is. We use...

    This sounds like what our consumption is. We use a synthetic. Have to keep it mixed around 5% or I have bacteria/smell issues. We have 4 machines that use it and 2 of them really go thru it depending...
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    This is an interesting thread. We have a guy your...

    This is an interesting thread. We have a guy your age still working partly because the company can't find a replacement willing to learn big manual lathes. He chucks up the big hooks (an art in...
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