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    Retirement means you do not want to work any...

    Retirement means you do not want to work any more. When a man doesn't want to work anymore his spirit dies, he may live long after, but he is a dead man walking.


    Your work is your life, your...
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    D.Minnich's post has certainly captured my...

    D.Minnich's post has certainly captured my attention.

    I am the one that was ridiculed for suggesting a "toolmakers forum". I don't care who moderates such a forum, but if it comes to fruition, I...
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    6" scale, 6" dial caliper you are good to go.

    6" scale, 6" dial caliper you are good to go.
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    Politics has clearly entered the main stream of...

    Politics has clearly entered the main stream of conversation.

    As a business owner, it would be benefitable to keep personal political views to yourself. Especially among employees and engaging...
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    This thread has been overtaken by the political...

    This thread has been overtaken by the political zombies that reside here at PM.

    If you read my opening statement, I was warning many of you to not be negative on the US economy, but instead it...
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    Gary, Give your best effort to get through this...

    Gary,
    Give your best effort to get through this bullshit, and yes, it's time for you to move on. Leaving a job is a critical process.

    Your best work, should be your last work.
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    Blanchard Grinders are excellent tools, but they...

    Blanchard Grinders are excellent tools, but they where designed for heavy grinding applications where flatness and parallelism requirements are not extreme. Conventional surface grinders tasks' are...
  8. Thread: Recession?

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    Most of us that have been involved with...

    Most of us that have been involved with manufacturing have never seen this much demand. A slowdown will happen, but I think it will be a modest decline. What I do see is strong industrial growth...
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    Bob brings some good points on this subject,...

    Bob brings some good points on this subject,
    Range has to be, at the very minimum 400 miles towing 2500lbs. Without this requirement, EV trucks are not worth the cost. You have to have a range...
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    So on the fourth day of a power outage you'll be...

    So on the fourth day of a power outage you'll be looking for a gas powered vehicle to get to work and another place to live.

    Technology can be very expensive and illogical at the most...
  11. There are to many political zombies on this site,...

    There are to many political zombies on this site, good luck to you vote counting fools.

    PM is severely damaged, the moderators allowed too much political garbage.
  12. Thread: China on Mars

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    Hello Trueturning, I agree with your statement. ...

    Hello Trueturning,
    I agree with your statement. In the 60's, several things were needed before we could even think about a launch.

    One of the key elements for a successful mission was to...
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    SpaceX does not have the recourses to take this...

    SpaceX does not have the recourses to take this on by themselves, this mission will be a collaboration of several companies, and the US Government.

    To launch, land, exit the capsule, walk on...
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    The price tag for this mission is too much or...

    The price tag for this mission is too much or Boeing, Raytheon, Honeywell, Spacex, and many others combined. The path to Mars is going to be funded by Congress. No one else on this planet has deep...
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    Hello Bob, The process of the US landing on Mars...

    Hello Bob,
    The process of the US landing on Mars is clearly under way Bob. It will cost plenty, but for many machinist, it will be a solid source of growth for the next 10-20 years.

    It makes no...
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    Be prepared for more work mkd, A "manned...

    Be prepared for more work mkd,

    A "manned mission" requires sub contractors to adhere to a substantial quality control program. The vast population of business (which include mine) will not be...
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    This Chinese achievement will definitely be...

    This Chinese achievement will definitely be viewed as a "Sputnik Moment". The consequences of this event is huge.

    The US is going to put boots on Mars.... 1969 once more.
  18. Thread: Recession?

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    The US economy is clearly the strongest economy...

    The US economy is clearly the strongest economy in the world, but we have a growing homeless population. Should we be concerned? I think not, the best way to correct this problem? Do nothing.
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    I agree with you Bobw, Teslas are strange...

    I agree with you Bobw,
    Teslas are strange looking because they don't need a grille. What I can tell you, these vehicles are selling. For those who travel I80 eastbound, the highway is very busy...
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    I congratulate China on their effort on this...

    I congratulate China on their effort on this historic mission. This event is very good news too all that machine.
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    China on Mars

    China has reached a confirmed landing on Mars,

    Let the space race begin.
  22. The joke that that you heard was from machinist...

    The joke that that you heard was from machinist that work out of a garage.

    Shapers are for professional use only, do not try to operate these machines if you are a novice.
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    I hope that your situation improves woodchuck,...

    I hope that your situation improves woodchuck,
    The US Economy doesn't acknowledge the vast homeless population because they are irrelevant. For those that refuse to be part of a vibrant economy,...
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    You are not a fool Mark. What happened is you...

    You are not a fool Mark. What happened is you met your threshold of uncertainly.

    At least you did not sell all, let the other half ride.

    As I have said repeatedly, the path to fresh new highs...
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    I was looking for recession 2 years ago and it...

    I was looking for recession 2 years ago and it did not ever appear.

    Now we have a glimpse of inflation. This trend may not last, but I hope it does. The US Economy, in my opinion, is on a...
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