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    I wonder where the walk away point is. The this...

    I wonder where the walk away point is.
    The this whole deal is not good for my life. Here and other sections.
    Add all up positive or negative total?
    Bob
  2. Will start with I hate ISO numbers. As an insert...

    Will start with I hate ISO numbers. As an insert maker they just do not work and arguments against the standard fell on deaf ears.
    Crazy things happened here. Metric vs USA, all kinds of personal...
  3. Well that's good to know. Afraid I was gonna have...

    Well that's good to know. Afraid I was gonna have to put you on the bad guy list. :)
    Bob
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    Double where you are. Normally in steel I design...

    Double where you are.
    Normally in steel I design around 3 degrees after feed (side feed not a concern in a broach), sometimes more , sometimes less as it depends on material springback on the heel...
  5. Are you going to be making stick tool holders...

    Are you going to be making stick tool holders and/or grinding carbide inserts in house?
    What machines?
    Bob
  6. You need both. A shopper has a number on a box...

    You need both.
    A shopper has a number on a box and you need to hit a search on either number system.
    Bob
  7. Thread: Recession?

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    The confusing thing about the national debt is...

    The confusing thing about the national debt is that "When the chickens do come home to roost" never seems to happen.
    In the 80's I was very concerned. Everyone predicted we were headed for...
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    Colonial Bushings inc....

    Colonial Bushings inc.
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    Always good to have a lot of people involved and...

    Always good to have a lot of people involved and opinions. No apology needed ever.
    Talking to carbide coating salespeople must be interesting, fun, and confusing.
    I think putting it out a great...
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    And somewhat different. Welcome to the world of...

    And somewhat different. Welcome to the world of carbide coatings. :)
    Brazed or free pieces of carbide? Even at the low temp of PVD some can't be put on brazed tooling and/or special braze must be...
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    Surface footage? I would not be into any of the...

    Surface footage?
    I would not be into any of the AL types unless speed really fast. They are poopy until converted by heat.
    TiCN would my go to for a broach.
    Bob
  12. Thread: Recession?

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    If you played the game, maxed out $100,000 on all...

    If you played the game, maxed out $100,000 on all the credit cards you could and put that money into APPL and TSLA one year ago how would you be sitting on for cash if you sold tomorrow?
    Certainly I...
  13. My grandparents from Cornwall. When young often I...

    My grandparents from Cornwall. When young often I could not understand some things they said, particularly when upset.
    Strange words or phases and I'd have to ask mom.
    Sometimes she would tell me...
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    Talk about slow and long cycles... here it is. A...

    Talk about slow and long cycles... here it is. A last resort machine and hopefully only a few thou or few tenths stock.
    Bob
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    Yes indeed. If not a big dog go sit on the porch...

    Yes indeed.
    If not a big dog go sit on the porch and watch while we do the work.
    Bob
  16. So all good and I agree. Going to make a wild...

    So all good and I agree.
    Going to make a wild guess that you have not been buying health insurance for your people since 1969.

    Here is how it works. It becomes big news when politics get...
  17. So with dropping it as a benefit where does that...

    So with dropping it as a benefit where does that leave yourself and everyone?
    A "qualifying life event" for sure but go to the market as individuals or ?

    A few people out there where and still...
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    You are not putting in a new bearing? Bob

    You are not putting in a new bearing?
    Bob
  19. Nothing quite like healthcare to get people...

    Nothing quite like healthcare to get people talking now.
    In the past no big deal.
    20k plus a year easy for a family
    Know many who have moved to the great white north and love the system. Many of...
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    How many revs and are these blind holes? Though...

    How many revs and are these blind holes?
    Though tap holes do not count.
    Bob
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    What part or section here is the difficult side...

    What part or section here is the difficult side in more than one off pre-cnc or nc?
    Straight curves around a C/L so no cams.....Pistons a bit more thinking but no so hard.
    Bob
  22. One can make a 62 finish that looks very shiny...

    One can make a 62 finish that looks very shiny and a 32 that looks dull. People tend to like "pretty".
    Wiper tool or large corner radius. Cermets are good, spindle and slides must be in nice...
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    Say what.... It is a "laser" it has to be right...

    Say what....
    It is a "laser" it has to be right and be spot on. This is high tech, not some old contact thing or a stupid camera.
    It must be right and the best..:D
    Bob
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    Old school soft start was time delay relay and a...

    Old school soft start was time delay relay and a big resistor.
    Nice and easy to the working guys side on mechanical hit. Not sure the power side but amp meters where down.
    Now we have...
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    Floor or above? Floor worker goodbye rate seems...

    Floor or above?
    Floor worker goodbye rate seems lower than normal.
    Bob
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