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    Hmmm... I'd ask the guy who quoted and won the...

    Hmmm...
    I'd ask the guy who quoted and won the job for you, what machine he had in mind to make them with...
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    Curse Brexit making VW move their new 1xBillion...

    Curse Brexit making VW move their new 1xBillion factory to Turkey...
    Rewarding Erdogan, Forgoing the EU: the Moral from Volkswagen’s New Factory in Turkey
  3. Sticky: *The greatest mind to ever pick up a thread...

    *The greatest mind to ever pick up a thread gauge* :bowdown:

    As for #2 and the introduced border checks - perhaps THAT'S the difficult EU border crossing GBC was talking about but never answered...
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    For high volume and multi manning, the best...

    For high volume and multi manning, the best layout I have used is the attached.
    It takes a bit more space, but it also allows one operator to keep an eye on the other machines while the other...
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    No wonder he's popular!

    No wonder he's popular!
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    And there's the trillion...

    And there's the trillion *Dollar/GBP/Euro/Renminbi/Ruble question...

    *delete as applicable
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    Agree that most departments always squabble for...

    Agree that most departments always squabble for bigger budget or different specifications etc.

    But did you ever think that the "establishment" would sign away the UKs law, agreeing to limit our...
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    Tyrone, I wish you were correct, but everything I...

    Tyrone, I wish you were correct, but everything I have read points to you being unfortunately wrong.

    Going forwards, there is going to be a huge push for this (hence the ramp-up of the budget).
    I...
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    Okay, here's my take... Remember that the EU...

    Okay, here's my take...

    Remember that the EU is not a country. It is a bureaucratic parasite producing nothing and living off European Countries (forced) contributions.
    Behind multiculturalism...
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    HA! No need to apologise Basher! I did write in...

    HA! No need to apologise Basher!
    I did write in an earlier reply that you were 100% correct regarding the army (except it's not an army because that sounds bad - it's a "defence force"...)
    I went...
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    Hmmm....some of us have staying power :D

    Hmmm....some of us have staying power :D
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    Yes - need more info. Are you a prototype shop...

    Yes - need more info.
    Are you a prototype shop with 1x man per machine or a bucket shop making high volume open tolerance parts and multi manning?
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    It's always an eye opener when you do this -...

    It's always an eye opener when you do this - because you may spot the power driver which is being used but has no calibration cert, or the gorilla doing the assy who's tightening the screws using 4...
  14. Sticky: #SouthernGasPipeline :D Don't forget Hillary and...

    #SouthernGasPipeline :D
    Don't forget Hillary and the UK were funding ISIS to fight against Assad.
  15. Sticky: +1 (not forgetting the wankers with the power in...

    +1
    (not forgetting the wankers with the power in Europe too...)
  16. Even CMM's can be "dodgy" when reading partial...

    Even CMM's can be "dodgy" when reading partial large arcs so what I've done before is the attached.

    #1 Put a piece of scrap in the machine and mill a diameter with the same cutter in the same...
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    +1 to adjustment on assy, and also to use...

    +1 to adjustment on assy, and also to use standardised length studs/screws (although that was less than 50mm)
    Seen it before...
  18. Sticky: But NOTHING (or very very very very little) will...

    But NOTHING (or very very very very little) will happen.
    Look at Brexit and all the discussions behind the govs back (or is it actually behind their back...) where the speaker of Parliament is...
  19. Sticky: The only place he's going onto, is to win the...

    The only place he's going onto, is to win the 2020.
    He certainly aint going to the big house. None of their "ilk" do
  20. Sticky: Well it's been three years and *you lot* haven't...

    Well it's been three years and *you lot* haven't got him yet.
    Meanwhile the economy keeps getting better blah blah blah...
  21. Sticky: I thought you never like him? :rolleyes5:

    I thought you never like him?
    :rolleyes5:
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    I bet you've won a lot of wooden spoons... :D

    I bet you've won a lot of wooden spoons...
    :D
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    So you got a blackout because too many people...

    So you got a blackout because too many people plugged in their EV cars and a big fuse has blown?
    :popcorn:
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    This leads to my point on post #12 then Are my...

    This leads to my point on post #12 then
    Are my calcs correct that a 65% thread is a 1.83mm drill size?
    Which is acceptable to British Standards (same effective tolerances as DIN too I believe) and...
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    That's a good point about spindle ramp up - I...

    That's a good point about spindle ramp up - I always had an R plane of 5mm (0.2) for the mills and the lathes and then never had a problem.
    I just looked to see if I could find the make of taps we...
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