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    I've used DANCO in Santa Ana for years without...

    I've used DANCO in Santa Ana for years without issue, their the most competant anodizers I've used used,(well that was before the place in Gardena burnt down) send some parts there and see if the...
  2. Somewhat like the 5 going North or South over the...

    Somewhat like the 5 going North or South over the Grapevine, just North of LA, either direction (especially going North) would probably smoke the surge brakes.

    If I had to pull a heavy load I'd go...
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    Don't know the tolerance on flatness, may not be...

    Don't know the tolerance on flatness, may not be tight, but what if it is, and it moves more than you think, might require a second flip.

    Your the hero, it's all yours.
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    I'm still confused why anybody cares about the...

    I'm still confused why anybody cares about the mis-use of the word billet. I make Billet parts for the local Harley shop. 'cos that's what they want, that's what their customers want etc etc. They...
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    Precision Spindle Repair & Rebuild | Slide Repair...

    Precision Spindle Repair & Rebuild | Slide Repair & Rebuild | Milling Heads - Setco
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    What machine needs it's spindle rebuilt? (only...

    What machine needs it's spindle rebuilt? (only asking 'cos if it's a Fadal their availible in Chatsworth OTS)
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    Evidently you want a picture of the customers...

    Evidently you want a picture of the customers sister, happy to oblige.

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    Apparently she likes to be 'in charge' whatever that means.
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    I used to do a lot of A36 plates for a company...

    I used to do a lot of A36 plates for a company that made printing presses. I found out after the first plate what a pita facing off A36 was, so always used a Blanchard grinder to knock down the plate...
  9. Brexit: food and drink exports to EU suffer...

    Brexit: food and drink exports to EU suffer ‘disastrous’ decline | Food & drink industry | The Guardian
  10. It's Brexit, it's become very difficult to send...

    It's Brexit, it's become very difficult to send stuff to the EU, it's not just Farnell.

    Why has EU trade and customs become so difficult?
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    There's about a 10:1 difference in the intellect...

    There's about a 10:1 difference in the intellect between Donie and Thermite. Of course if you don't like Thermite's posts, ignore them, it can't get any simpler than that
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    700R4, really? well at least their easy to...

    700R4, really? well at least their easy to rebuild. Not the Taliban are going to be able to rebuild those trannies.
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    All the Blackhawkw were maintaned by foreign...

    All the Blackhawkw were maintaned by foreign contractors, so even if any of the Blackhawks are currently capable of being flown, they won't be flying for long.
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    I have a friend who's claim to fame is rolling...

    I have a friend who's claim to fame is rolling the first Hilux sold in the UK. It was less than a week old. What his company didn't know was that he was a rally driver, and was testing it's limits...
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    Interesting segment on NPR tonight, about...

    Interesting segment on NPR tonight, about Toyota's being the preferred make of car/suv for the Taliban.

    So you can't make shooting accessories on a Robo, but if your the Taliban it's OK to sell...
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    I think eventually that's where the RMC is headed...

    I think eventually that's where the RMC is headed along with a BP and SAG14 lathe. Take the spindle motor off and you can get it under the lowest of doors.

    I made motorcycle triple clamps on the...
  17. Thread: First Hone

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    Years ago one of the tech guys from Sunnen said...

    Years ago one of the tech guys from Sunnen said the problem with the honing oil and operators reaction to the oil was more to do with the contaminants in the oil from honing than the oil itself,...
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    The RMC has been and continues to be a great...

    The RMC has been and continues to be a great machine. Still very accurate, even after 30+ years it can still interpolate bearing bores, which I won't do on the Fadal.

    Made a lot of money on that...
  19. I know at least 2 gunsmiths who don't do any...

    I know at least 2 gunsmiths who don't do any gunsmithing anymore. Both cited the new breed of gun owners, especially the AR owners, they lost count of the times they were asked to do illegal work,...
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    I have a couple 1991 Fadal 4020's, and old Makino...

    I have a couple 1991 Fadal 4020's, and old Makino RMC, couple of BP's, couple of lathes, couple of hones and a sinker. Everything I have was made in the last century.

    I do work for a company that...
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    100% chance that machine is sitting on somebody...

    100% chance that machine is sitting on somebody else's floor and is probably making parts. Who ever has the machine isn't going to relinquish it, it's not their problem.
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    You should make this a sticky. I suggested on...

    You should make this a sticky.

    I suggested on another thread that the OP would be better off with a 4020, so BROTHERFRANK comes back with, "Brother makes a 4020". So I look it up, it has 11.8"...
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    To the OP I'd edit post 41 and take the name of...

    To the OP I'd edit post 41 and take the name of your company out of the last paragraph.
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    I would think that in the RESELL fineprint any...

    I would think that in the RESELL fineprint any disputes go to arbitration, that likely would take 1-2 years.
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    If you paid for the inspection and report, then...

    If you paid for the inspection and report, then that's definately not very professional on Premier's part to pass it onto RESELL
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