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  1. TMI here.... :)

    TMI here.... :)
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    Aside from the slam the guy for not owning a...

    Aside from the slam the guy for not owning a 15,000 pound milling machine is depth of cut and corners on the milling tool.
    Where is this line, anything under 15000 is sort of a mini machine in mill...
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    I just go with needles and shot are bad. All of...

    I just go with needles and shot are bad. All of them.
    No, no, no..... bad.
    I can not even look at such and now you want to do it twice?
    Guess I will have to resign to this and it may be best.........
  4. A 8x20 cnc. Fanuc yellow cap motors. Bought...

    A 8x20 cnc.
    Fanuc yellow cap motors.
    Bought from a friend who bought it from HGR and the control panel and others long gone.
    Astonished that it had needle rollers on the in/out axis but all looks...
  5. Going so way off but with customers in the...

    Going so way off but with customers in the thousands how do you keep track?
    How is this handled on the software side?
    is this 10,000 one piece orders per month?
    Bob
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    Do I see "retired architect" cad expert and...

    Do I see "retired architect" cad expert and marine use two alternators?
    I smell blood in the water.
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    My go to: Black incoming main 3 phase or other....

    My go to:
    Black incoming main 3 phase or other.
    Red 110 AC controls, white common.
    Blue, DC control .
    Yellow, hot from other box or panel. to be considered live at all times.
    Green is ground the...
  8. Now we get to customer loyalty. That runs all...

    Now we get to customer loyalty. That runs all over.
    The person buying from you now and all friendly may not be in that position or company for long and then who knows?
  9. In hard work comes problems. Problems mean...

    In hard work comes problems. Problems mean downtime. Downtime can cost a lot.
    One makes a lot more money but stops, The other keeps plodding on.
    Tortoise and hare?
    Personally I like the difficult...
  10. LOL, a lot of very good machinists cnc or manual...

    LOL, a lot of very good machinists cnc or manual do not like grinding.
    Perhaps this opens a niche. It still remains an art even with a 3/4 million dollar grinder or a $500 Harig.
    Bob
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    Measuring what was on the motor gives you numbers...

    Measuring what was on the motor gives you numbers and offsets to work from.
    Yes a scan arm nice but not needed.
    A factory block print the ultimate along with crank and pulley but good luck getting...
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    Will it? One may be surprised. Present the shop...

    Will it? One may be surprised.
    Present the shop proud and this is what we do.
    Bob
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    I want you to tell me that in the Irish and...

    I want you to tell me that in the Irish and Italians that came here during the great imagination there where no "bad" gangs or very terrible people.
    What was the percent? What rule existed in the...
  14. Heat, with the right oil maybe that heat is not...

    Heat, with the right oil maybe that heat is not generated. Spindle temp in any machine tool is important along with why hot and how hot is fine and how hot is bad.
    If I do not see a temp rise in the...
  15. IMO pressured oiling will not help performance or...

    IMO pressured oiling will not help performance or life.
    It will make for a machine that drools all over the place.
    I know it seems like a good idea.
    Bob
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    You think there is a shortage of jobs in low wage...

    You think there is a shortage of jobs in low wage 10-13 per hour? Even in Flint Michigan this easy and people crying for decent employees.
    There are open jobs so why not open up to fill.
    I know,...
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    I have to ask why not. Why do we not welcome all...

    I have to ask why not. Why do we not welcome all into the USA if they want to move here.
    Sure we will get some bad guys but not like we don't have them homegrown.
    There must be a bias against you...
  18. Did somebody get spanked and this a strange way...

    Did somebody get spanked and this a strange way of crying out?
    I'm just wondering the why and whats here.
    I know the gloves off in this area of the board but this starting post is so weird and full...
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    Effort and waiting line seems still a pain around...

    Effort and waiting line seems still a pain around me.
    Yes I believe and want but not going to jump through all sorts of hoops to get it.
    Local appointment four weeks out. Not gonna sign up until...
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    In high production work the requirement that the...

    In high production work the requirement that the price drops every year is not uncommon.
    The "theory" being that as time goes by you should be improving your processes and getting better so your...
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    Poll: My first concern is that it is going to crashed....

    My first concern is that it is going to crashed. Often, very often. Needs to be sort of crash proof or simple to fix.
    Second is a want for some reasonable metal removal rate.
    Add these together...
  22. Okamoto surface grinder and in/out ways....

    Okamoto surface grinder and in/out ways.
  23. Never understood this difference or if good or...

    Never understood this difference or if good or bad.
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    Are you sure you want such work? It is down and...

    Are you sure you want such work?
    It is down and dirty pricing.
    One has to be oriented to it. The jump from job shop to production run is a gap that many try and few succeed.
    Of note production ...
  25. Admit to being confused.

    Admit to being confused.
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