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    Yes, That is your Master, I must say that I...

    Yes,
    That is your Master, I must say that I only see one. I made two.

    It would be good if some Die/Mold guys to join in to comment.
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    Hello Cannonnm, The tools that you have...

    Hello Cannonnm,
    The tools that you have potentially can be extremely accurate. It is most likely that he did not use a magnetic square in their construction.

    What's most likely; he used...
  3. Hello plastic, many here on this site can...

    Hello plastic,

    many here on this site can contribute regardless if they are owners or employees.

    I will "call out" whely as a novice. He does not have the grasp of the skills necessary to be...
  4. Hello Whely, I'm sure you remember me, You run...

    Hello Whely,
    I'm sure you remember me, You run out of your garage. No skilled machinist, let alone a button pusher will work for you after they read your post.


    You are not alone on this site,...
  5. Thread: Off by a Mile

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    Hello newton, All of my edm debacles have a in...

    Hello newton,
    All of my edm debacles have a in depth Zeiss metrology inspection report documenting the failure in detail. We communicate very well with our costumers and contractors.

    The...
  6. Thread: Off by a Mile

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    Hello Semore, I have worked with at least 6...

    Hello Semore,
    I have worked with at least 6 different edm contractors and they all have failed miserably. Your statement of locating to within .0001" is laughable.

    I'm the prime contractor that...
  7. Thread: Off by a Mile

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    A .04 error is most likely an error in the set-up...

    A .04 error is most likely an error in the set-up process. I would also bet that he could not locate to within .0005 of an existing datum.
  8. Thread: Off by a Mile

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    Hello Mantz, Don't be too negative on yourself,...

    Hello Mantz,
    Don't be too negative on yourself, these things happen allot in EDM. I have found that wire edm can be capable of extremely tight tolerances, but I have also learned to not rely fully...
  9. What more do you want Matt? This employee will...

    What more do you want Matt?

    This employee will certainly be hired, if you let him go. The reason that he doesn't want to do more, is because he does not have confidence in you.
  10. Hello Matt, Your actions in this situation may...

    Hello Matt,
    Your actions in this situation may lead you into a bigger problem. You've heard this one before;

    A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush
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    Have a good day wheelie.

    Have a good day wheelie.
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    Yes Thermite, I understand your concern, it's a...

    Yes Thermite,
    I understand your concern, it's a new year thermite and I want to make piece with you as well.
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    Hello wheely, What you need to know is I stand...

    Hello wheely,
    What you need to know is I stand behind every thing that I say. The reason that most dislike me is because I'm honest and I don't speak riddle. I've been making shit longer than...
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    I do agree with you Bob, Without good support, a...

    I do agree with you Bob,
    Without good support, a shop's future is grim. A shops most valuable asset aside from the customer base are it's people. I will also add that the likelihood of having more...
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    On the 6th you stated; "I am told pretty...

    On the 6th you stated; "I am told pretty frequently that we are too expensive, and I only target around $100/hr for 5 axis work. If I tried to jack up pricing 25% or 50%, we'd start running out of...
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    Good Morning John K, If your costumers primary...

    Good Morning John K,
    If your costumers primary concern is cost, you have a serious problem. However, this condition can be remedied. I will not divulge (on social media) how I eliminated this...
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    I do not give advise. what I have stated is from...

    I do not give advise.
    what I have stated is from your own words. The reoccurring problem with shops like yours is that with all of your money and might you have forgotten to be a "craftsmen", and...
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    Your selling time, try selling skill. If you...

    Your selling time, try selling skill.

    If you don't understand what I have just typed,

    your toast
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    A true professional will never adhere to any...

    A true professional will never adhere to any "tiered pay BULLSHIT" what so ever.

    The truth of the matter is; you can not pigeon hole the value of any professional.

    Yes, Machinist are...
  20. Thread: Noga products

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    Hello eKretz, I only use Interapids, my only...

    Hello eKretz,
    I only use Interapids, my only complaint on the Noga is they don't accommodate the 5/32" toggle shaft on the Interapids.
  21. Pay has little meaning on retaining top shelf...

    Pay has little meaning on retaining top shelf talent, The best want to have security and freedom to do what they wish.

    How do I know this? I lived this exact experience. Money is no longer a...
  22. Thread: Noga products

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    Thank you for your input, and I will certainly...

    Thank you for your input, and I will certainly look at your suggestion.
  23. Thread: Noga products

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    Hello eKretz, I had no idea that Noga has been...

    Hello eKretz,
    I had no idea that Noga has been around so long.
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    Noga products

    Has anyone used any Noga tools(made in Israel).

    I just purchased a Noga NF1033 NogaFlex Magnetic Base. For approximately $100, this tool is exceptionally constructed.

    I always knew that the...
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    Hello g0Jack, From what you have said I believe...

    Hello g0Jack,
    From what you have said I believe you are doing quite well in your training practices. The main issue that I have recognized is that in your location, you will never find a "true...
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