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    Is that the new harbor freight anvil?

    Is that the new harbor freight anvil?
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    thanks. I agree, I've not done it for decades as...

    thanks. I agree, I've not done it for decades as it sounds like you have, but I've done some and have got great results, both inside and outside lapping. Lapping in the round, where expect the lap...
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    Can you give the specifics? I'm sure many of us...

    Can you give the specifics? I'm sure many of us would like to learn and get the benefit of your experience....but without knowing which are good and which are the bad it doen't help much

    thanks
  4. There's distribution, and there's marketing. ...

    There's distribution, and there's marketing. Which do you need, and which do they offer?

    You need distribution if you need inventory over a broad geography and/or need the fulfillment aspect. If...
  5. What tolerance on the hole do you need - what...

    What tolerance on the hole do you need - what goes in the holes? What does the supplier say they can hold?

    We regularly bring in laser cut pieces thinner than that and .002" is the ...
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    Derek who? :D j/j, i'd give you a sappy...

    Derek who? :D

    j/j, i'd give you a sappy facebook plea for clemency
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    always has been, comes out the second your view...

    always has been, comes out the second your view isn't his as half the site I believe would attest to. This whole scenario and choice is just too bizarre for this place.
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    the 1500 maybe isn't entirely unreasonable. ...

    the 1500 maybe isn't entirely unreasonable. But its a lot of money. For it to make sense, imo, it would have to be part of a full reconditioning in which the total time and money makes what you...
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    if the price of scrap came up a bit, there'd be...

    if the price of scrap came up a bit, there'd be an arbitrage opportunity
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    This. You can't recondition just one part of a...

    This. You can't recondition just one part of a machine and expect great results. Correct fix is to hard chrome, grind to fit a honed bore....then scrape into alignment with the bed then scrape the...
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    It has some merits, but really, its a process...

    It has some merits, but really, its a process well designed to benefit the search agent. Create a list of boxes to check, find 5 candidates with boxes checked, press for a decision, collect the...
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    One's a person without a life. The other's an...

    One's a person without a life. The other's an angry person without a life.
  13. How's your mandarin?

    How's your mandarin?
  14. [QUOTE=tdmidget;3445928] Obviously good for some...

    [QUOTE=tdmidget;3445928] Obviously good for some bucks on your end but I can't see why any one uses it ./QUOTE]

    PS....forgot the most important reason. If the material is dense, you can carry a...
  15. Thanks. We make them regularly. Luggers are a...

    Thanks. We make them regularly. Luggers are a small percentage of the market compared to roll ofs (which we also make), but there's also fewer people making them. The luggers are preferred for...
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    I suppose you would be. I've never known what...

    I suppose you would be. I've never known what the pointy end of the stick feels like :)



    this for example:



    in fairness, you did say delete not edit, but seems to me a bit potAto potato...
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    imo best to one who's a little indifferent and...

    imo best to one who's a little indifferent and not an anxious participant. Also best that they don't approach it as wanting to delete and change whatever content doesn't serve their view of worthy. ...
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    to get a diamond knurl you use straight wheels...

    to get a diamond knurl you use straight wheels (at least I did). Here's one I made, did it as a build series in home shop machinist. I makes great knurls, single pass at speed. What makes this...
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    he's posted it in this forum before as...

    he's posted it in this forum before as well.....2017.....

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/schaublin-cazeneuve-weiler-graziano-mori-seiki-lathes/schaublin-70-sale-339713/#post3036553
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    its not entirely black and white. The theory is...

    its not entirely black and white. The theory is you charge what the market will bear not some increment from cost. However supply and demand are a curve - price too high you don't just discourage...
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    I was aware of this, but, what about those inline...

    I was aware of this, but, what about those inline UV water treatment units you'd have on a water supply in a house? The idea was to continually circulating the coolant through it using the pump. I...
  22. Thread: Recession?

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    +1. Its often surprising how many don't get that...

    +1. Its often surprising how many don't get that basic bit economics. Its money squandered... except to extent one believes you need that many billions to keep invaders off your shores.
  23. I'm not fabricating, I leave that to those who...

    I'm not fabricating, I leave that to those who know how :)

    100% agree on keeping customers happy, but you also have to know what your core business is. We're already chasing too many lines of...
  24. hourly rate + a mileage charge? rate applies...

    hourly rate + a mileage charge? rate applies there and back. Or save yourself the overhead, ,outsource and mark it up. I guess it depends on how busy you are and if you've got extra labour. If...
  25. Update: Square hasn't yet responded with a...

    Update: Square hasn't yet responded with a quote. Moneris, they'd have to pay me before I'd fill out their gawd awful 8 page application. What are they thinking? btw their fees are 2-2.8%...
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