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    Strange, what type of failures? Maybe google...

    Strange, what type of failures?

    Maybe google manual air valve.
    Bob
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    "I ground it twice and It's still too small"....

    "I ground it twice and It's still too small".
    Drilling on a B-port in low gear and forward. "I'm chewing up the drill bit in one hole".
  3. What are typical min. charges for all these...

    What are typical min. charges for all these places that do small batches.
    It would be weird to see $2-10 invoices. Are any of these in that range?
    Bob
  4. Where do these guns come from? They don't just...

    Where do these guns come from? They don't just fall from the sky.
    Is there any way to reduce this supply side? For sure there is enough inventory that it would take a long time but maybe we could...
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    I don't think you know your way around the net....

    I don't think you know your way around the net.
    You have never had a drivers license or traffic ticket, registered a car in your name, owned a piece of property, paid property taxes, gotten a loan...
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    Very misleading stats. (Three types of liars)...

    Very misleading stats. (Three types of liars)
    How many in other categories are IT or computer people? Financial, Professional services, Health care, Retail, Government?
    If you run the firewall for...
  7. So I'll try to sway you. If you do not need 90...

    So I'll try to sway you.
    If you do not need 90 shoulders use a 45. It is faster and more rigid as pointed out by many above.
    Or buy both and use the 90 when you have to.
    45 tools do have some...
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    As these jobs go away how much have IT jobs...

    As these jobs go away how much have IT jobs grown?
    Computer tech support is kind of the entry machinist of old. Network manager sort of the skilled trades.
    These jobs were few and far between in...
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    I think you are confused. Not partners and not...

    I think you are confused. Not partners and not really friends.
    Bob
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    Here is how old I am. The thought of bringing a...

    Here is how old I am.
    The thought of bringing a "portfolio" to a interview never occurred to me. I'd pretty much walk in with nothing but me and sell myself.
    The times are a changing.

    If you...
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    A ways back Japan began taking work from the US....

    A ways back Japan began taking work from the US.
    Widely quoted were words and numbers about how Japan had so many more robots than the USA.
    Then we got invited to visit and found out that any...
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    A well made point. Are these parts and work...

    A well made point.
    Are these parts and work truly yours? If you designed and made it then your work.
    If you built to someone's print showing it off is very questionable and could lead to...
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    People are talking 3 to 4K snowblowers. Here...

    People are talking 3 to 4K snowblowers.
    Here you can buy a rotted out, dead to the road truck with a plow for that money.
    No plates, no insurance, just mine. And more fun, easy to work, heat and...
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    Using pictures with you in them would be a big...

    Using pictures with you in them would be a big no.
    Pictures of your work and parts if fancy enough and applicable to the job being looked at is interesting and way outside the norm.
    Bigger places...
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    Some golfers don't let winter get in the way....

    Some golfers don't let winter get in the way.
    YouTube
  16. Why, Even if safe at the price of a fire ring is...

    Why,
    Even if safe at the price of a fire ring is it worth the cutting gas, time and effort?
    I get the hacker idea in spades and like but sometimes the effort is just not worth it.
    That said I've...
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    I tried one once. Since the tracks contact a...

    I tried one once.
    Since the tracks contact a lot of area they don't dig in. (weight per unit area). Same problem with big ole tires on your plow truck.
    Yet in places with a lot of snow you don't...
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    Confused. Are you running a grinder for a shop...

    Confused.
    Are you running a grinder for a shop and wondering why the different type cuts?
    I'm wondering if what you call radius gash is what others would call a radial gash.
    Probably pictures not...
  19. BT30 holders and keys were not meant for a power...

    BT30 holders and keys were not meant for a power drawbar.
    In order to work in such you need much taller than normal keys to grab the holder.
    They can be tapered on the ends.
    Make some double...
  20. In the way it works now often the "Death Board"...

    In the way it works now often the "Death Board" becomes the family decisions.
    Both my parents. Lots of hand wringing and what to do.
    Dad was fairly clear to me about end of life and watching his...
  21. Nobody has this without soildworks in between?......

    Nobody has this without soildworks in between?... Seems rather simple.
    Bob
  22. Thread: Recession?

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    I think the OP is a very "glass half full" type...

    I think the OP is a very "glass half full" type guy.
    Perhaps some irrational exuberance helps carry us through the the current mess onto stable ground.
    Certainly things are slowing, negative...
  23. Not sure how you eliminate a toolholder. Resharp...

    Not sure how you eliminate a toolholder.
    Resharp a tool in the machine is certainly possible. You just need another spindle on the table.
    Inspect one side and correct with the spindle running is...
  24. After dropping 45 large I'd be more than just...

    After dropping 45 large I'd be more than just pissed.
    They give you suggestions? I'd suggest they get a serviceman to come fix it for me.
    Maybe you are doing something wrong but service after the...
  25. If no guns it would be propane bombs or others....

    If no guns it would be propane bombs or others.
    What do we do about the divide and intolerance of other views?
    This is at a fever pitch in government parties and the public.
    Who fuels this? Our...
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