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  1. Is this still a manufacturing forum, or did I...

    Is this still a manufacturing forum, or did I miss the switch to political rants? I think everyone has voiced their political opinions on it at this point, and At Least most people are keeping...
  2. I have no first hand experience with them, but I...

    I have no first hand experience with them, but I do know someone in town who purchased that style of brake and was never too happy with it. I can't remember who theirs was made by. Iirc the...
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    I have seen the YRC horror stories, but...

    I have seen the YRC horror stories, but personally never had any issues with them in the past.
  4. This is all you need to do. Local sheriff is not...

    This is all you need to do. Local sheriff is not going to want to be bothered about towing peoples cars out of your parking spot. Tow companies love to tow, and can deal with angry people...it is...
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    I wouldn't trust a cheaper laser over 100ft, but...

    I wouldn't trust a cheaper laser over 100ft, but also your allowable variations do not seem too small either that it would be hard to stay within. A decent slab should be below 3/4" variation. ...
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    That seems like a good deal for sure. Does the...

    That seems like a good deal for sure. Does the 150-350 include the box price or just shipment?



    I have had YRC quote me numbers like $4000 over the phone, and then gotten the same shipment to...
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    Just buy a game/trail camera and set it up by the...

    Just buy a game/trail camera and set it up by the gate? Beats trying to wire anything 250ft to the house. I know of people who use them for security reasons, and seems to work for them. I don't...
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    I have yet to have anything delayed to me here,...

    I have yet to have anything delayed to me here, and just had a threshold ship from NJ yesterday appearing to be on time in transit now.



    That is a real issue for them I will bet that I would...
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    Never had to do it, so take my input lighter than...

    Never had to do it, so take my input lighter than others with experience.

    Do you have any assistance available to move it? I would personally further dissasemble the lathe before I went through...
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    Put the truck to work hauling materials for...

    Put the truck to work hauling materials for working on the shop a few evenings ago. It rides great once I get all that weight on it...empty not so much haha.

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  11. Waffle House has now closed about 20% of their...

    Waffle House has now closed about 20% of their locations, in case anyone here follows "The Waffle House Index".

    Anything to get people to take it a bit more serious..

    Also India is now in a...
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    Glad you are getting them sorted out no problems...

    Glad you are getting them sorted out no problems it sounds like.
  13. It seems to be because Taiwan...unlike other...

    It seems to be because Taiwan...unlike other countries...saw the writing on the wall from previous pandemics that having a plan and a team laying in wait for these things is well worth it even if you...
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    I just went through this recently when I...

    I just went through this recently when I installed a 400amp 480v service on a shop. Like mentioned above I was given 208v by my electrician, because "that is all anyone ever does". In the end I...
  15. I would guess that anyone who owns any business...

    I would guess that anyone who owns any business can talk there way into being allowed to work alone. What you will not be able to do is talk your way into having all your employees still working...
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    I suspect like someone already said it is just...

    I suspect like someone already said it is just more pleasant riding around in the truck than sitting on there ass at home. A Rollback isn't going to be out doing repos, but I have seen companies tow...
  17. Not everyone has the same tastes thats fine. It...

    Not everyone has the same tastes thats fine. It is definitely a modern home. Not sure about the ashes removal, but they probably just sweep them up with a dust pan I figure. Keep in mind that where...
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    If this is what they "sold", then apparently you...

    If this is what they "sold", then apparently you "bought" it. Makes me lean more towards the harsh sentiment of MG's original reply if that's your thinking.



    Being a "free agent" six months...
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    Be glad you have the option at least! Does...

    Be glad you have the option at least!

    Does your vacation and sick pay accumulate in relation to your actual working hours, or just based off calendar work days? I agree with Dualkit that a lot of...
  20. Familiar with the saying "better safe than...

    Familiar with the saying "better safe than sorry"?

    Let's keep in mind that the general population is not always that bright, and lacks a good bit of common sense. When they were first directed...
  21. With doing any of this sounding like a lot of...

    With doing any of this sounding like a lot of work...have you looked for a vacant warehouse space nearby that would rent you the space month-month to back a few trailers in? I know a lot of...
  22. What are the machines? If they are small enough...

    What are the machines? If they are small enough that you could work them back into box trailers then you might also find the trailers for cheaper too.

    I have had 3 waterjets in storage under...
  23. Just search for say the Supermax on Ebay, and...

    Just search for say the Supermax on Ebay, and then select -Sold Listings-, then possibly A)be dissapointed in value B)Boss will think they are worth more even if they are clearly not C) A&B pass...
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    I will add to this that I have not had a bottle...

    I will add to this that I have not had a bottle re-filled as I wait in probably 10-13 years. Afaik no one does them like that (around here) anymore. It is always an exchange for an already filled...
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    Exactly! No need for me to say this since you...

    Exactly! No need for me to say this since you already did, and good on you for not letting them pull that crap! I know people who have had them taken like that and just walked away.

    I buy...
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