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    Depends on where. $35 per hour most certainty...

    Depends on where.
    $35 per hour most certainty buys you the houses next to mine.
    No not in the big sub 1/8 mile down the road. But I do not need a big house upkeep and a maid to clean it.
    Bob
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    Why what? One, two 5, 10 posts back?

    Why what? One, two 5, 10 posts back?
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    I now bid $205.50 :)

    I now bid $205.50 :)
  4. Four years back I thought Trump could maybe...

    Four years back I thought Trump could maybe change things, a shakeup per say so yes let's do it.
    Somewhere things went south. Not what I thought I had bought.

    I see a huge loyalty here, it almost...
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    63 and a way up and down career. Top of the...

    63 and a way up and down career. Top of the world and going to the food bank to eat. Rinse, wash, repeat cycle more than once. Blew lots of money, made many bad decisions,
    One shop let me live in...
  6. Here restaurants limited to 50% capacity. 10%...

    Here restaurants limited to 50% capacity.
    10% surcharge will not do it.
    Bob
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    There is the question and this in the wrong...

    There is the question and this in the wrong place.
    I bid 200 :)
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    Strange the pride or feeling of self worth that...

    Strange the pride or feeling of self worth that shows up here.
    One climbs and craws up and and thinks this my worth.
    Then if the ladder go south will you work just as hard for 10 or 15 or are you...
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    Big, small? What is the height of the thread...

    Big, small?
    What is the height of the thread wall? What in inches does this tolerance work out too?
    A) it should be doable but most off the shelf threaders are made to +/- 15 limits so expect +/- 6...
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    Mark my words here and now. There will be no...

    Mark my words here and now.
    There will be no difference here no matter the election.
    Shifts will occur but no difference as business will go on.
    All this is played on a very different field.
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    I think it could be good if done right. Two...

    I think it could be good if done right.
    Two different knowledge bases here that if merged well?
    For sure the best cutting tool info is from one source and the CAM side from the other is also no...
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    Neutral is not ground. :nono: Confusing for sure...

    Neutral is not ground. :nono: Confusing for sure as it seems bonded to the same
    What you see in size is how to not end up in lawsuit.
    Bob
  13. I do not understand that. You see this and the...

    I do not understand that. You see this and the rules or restrictions a power grab over the masses?
  14. Why is the "curve" going the wrong way? Have we...

    Why is the "curve" going the wrong way?
    Have we seen the worst yet? Will further "draconian" measures be needed?
    So many that are so tired of the rules now. Others who feel no rules best. Now we...
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    Yes indeed. I only mentioned it because it...

    Yes indeed.
    I only mentioned it because it affects deliveries on specials and the no longer supply of some older grades.
    This move has absolutely nothing to do with tax breaks, tariffs, or who is...
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    No. Please show where lowering it brought a huge...

    No.
    Please show where lowering it brought a huge influx.
    Bob
  17. Marcus, Since you put this out front you will...

    Marcus,
    Since you put this out front you will have to tell us which way you went.
    I see which way devil in the details and things we can never know.
    Everything you have ever said here points to...
  18. Will owning lots of woods be like owning a big...

    Will owning lots of woods be like owning a big decades old junk scrap yard a while back?
    Worthless and then suddenly gold mine. People went from being rather poor to millionaires in a short time....
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    My wife discovered social media and the net...

    My wife discovered social media and the net recently.
    Suddenly 500 "friends" and she has become a self proclaimed "Trumpster". Weird as her whole before life a bit more left leaning.
    She will do...
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    Hmm 2002 and 2020.

    Hmm 2002 and 2020.
  21. Early flank wear or chipping? 3 parts and what...

    Early flank wear or chipping?
    3 parts and what is seen?
    Side rub or chipout? Be careful here no side contact, this will also make chipout but different shape.
    Speed seems way slow but I suspect...
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    Me too on number one. One wants to be proud of...

    Me too on number one. One wants to be proud of the effort put in and it does say something.
    Around here at one time skilled trades was the golden ticket so when openings everyone applied.
    If you...
  23. No fixed quote or price tag here. Problems due...

    No fixed quote or price tag here.
    Problems due to fast need on customer side.
    Talk to the customer? Maybe it all goes away if understanding?
    There is also the "You owe me one for effort" side of...
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    Well that is a different viewpoint. I had...

    Well that is a different viewpoint.
    I had thought the world of hand fitted or size match went away a while back. That is not a toolmaker or a good machinist.
    Toolmakers are different from general...
  25. Not to worry, I have been putting my foot in my...

    Not to worry, I have been putting my foot in my mouth in the maching world for way more than 15 years.
    Sometimes those "little people" you help grow up to become plant mangers and corporate VPs....
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