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  1. Maybe they're one of those companies that give...

    Maybe they're one of those companies that give ridiculous high prices because of the "really good deal" they'll give you if you "open an account and buy a lot" ?
    I hate those...
  2. Thread: Anxiety

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    Only way is to put in the extra time and push...

    Only way is to put in the extra time and push through it. I've had 2 decent panic attacks before and in the end that was my only solution, refocus, prioritize and put in the 100+hr weeks to climb out...
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    Most people seem to buy them with live tools now....

    Most people seem to buy them with live tools now. When shopping for a new machine 2 years ago a few builders had Y/sub lathes in stock and decent deals on them, while pretty much zero 2ax in stock....
  4. The US already runs the most expensive NHS in the...

    The US already runs the most expensive NHS in the world. It's what happens the government gets involved, it all turns to shit.

    Most Canadians who get sick and have 2 cents left to rub together...
  5. Oh its worse than that, they're blocking the...

    Oh its worse than that, they're blocking the trains in order to protest the construction of the Coastal Gaslink Natural Gas pipeline, meant to export gas, you know, the stuff that pays for a lot of...
  6. Got rid of some duplex today, 1/2 the price what...

    Got rid of some duplex today, 1/2 the price what I got last time. Place was a lot cleaner and emptier than usual(or that I can ever remember) so I asked what's up, "dead slow" so cleaning up.
    ...
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    Since I only do 150-200 invoices a year, I still...

    Since I only do 150-200 invoices a year, I still do everything with office/excel, and a paper ledger where I write each invoice/customer in and when its been paid and can see what's going on in...
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    I usually did, but over time my explanations got...

    I usually did, but over time my explanations got much shorter. I never got paid to solve design/production problems or bad drawings and there's only so much time in a day so...
    Pretty much entirely...
  9. Well, I hope everyone's having a fun 2020 so far....

    Well, I hope everyone's having a fun 2020 so far.

    It's been a pretty decent start here, making some changes and took on some new goals to keep things moving forward. So its gonna be a very busy...
  10. Fastest Priority Service goes to customers who...

    Fastest Priority Service goes to customers who pay the Fastest. I'd print that right on my business cards if I ever got some made again.

    The most demanding pita customers are almost always the...
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    I noticed that my Doosan lynx may indeed by a bit...

    I noticed that my Doosan lynx may indeed by a bit picky about power just last week. It's fine when it runs on its own, but twice now I turned on the screw comp which is on the same 20hp PP 3pg panel,...
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    With 80% of University "professors" identifying...

    With 80% of University "professors" identifying at Marxist Communists these days, I'm only surprised they're not doing it for free for "the cause".
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    Have you changed the APC servo battery recently?...

    Have you changed the APC servo battery recently?
    I'd probably start by putting a new one in since the only last about 1 year, make sure everything is an inch or 2 from home, restart, home everything...
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    I'm just trying to picture where the impeller is...

    I'm just trying to picture where the impeller is gonna go. :)
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    I've been lucky to always get paid so far, even...

    I've been lucky to always get paid so far, even if it sometimes took over 4 months and a lot of asking.
    A customer was visiting yesterday and mentioned losing about 250k over the years to customers...
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    Kaeser air tower seem compact but a bit $$$$. ...

    Kaeser air tower seem compact but a bit $$$$.

    Those little Eastwood elite QST-30/60 look interesting, Seems compact and quiet, low cost, probably good enough.
    Needs a dryer from the looks of...
  17. Thread: B&A Precision

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    Maybe you already saw it or knew them, but I got...

    Maybe you already saw it or knew them, but I got an email this morning about a shop a couple hours north of you closing in chino valley, maybe they got a few interesting things in there, tools or...
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    I have one of those. They're definitely a lot of...

    I have one of those. They're definitely a lot of bang for the $. There's a 2100LC also now with 3" bar capacity, the LB is 2.5".
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    Usually No need to adjust acceleration on a...

    Usually No need to adjust acceleration on a 15-20hp lathe running on a 20-30hp PP converter. But if you have many machines on 1 PP running at same time over the limit, then yes lowering the peak...
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    It'll be fine, I run a cnc lathe with the same hp...

    It'll be fine, I run a cnc lathe with the same hp on a 20hp PP, its on the edge of it but works fine.
  21. Guns are bad umkay! Brought to you by the...

    Guns are bad umkay!

    Brought to you by the creators of:

    -Female sperm donors
    -Pregnant Men
    -52 Genders and counting
    -Babies aren't real humans!
    -The Gulags were health spas, communism is...
  22. Thread: B&A Precision

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    Did you end up just putting some new filter caps...

    Did you end up just putting some new filter caps again in the PP or still looking at maybe going to RPC?
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    I don't use CNMG much, but ran some of Sandvik's...

    I don't use CNMG much, but ran some of Sandvik's 2220 lately in duplex and 316, some 625 inco, it beats the old 2025 grade by a mile and then some, would likely be even better as a 2215. That said,...
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    I think we ain't all picturing the same part. Is...

    I think we ain't all picturing the same part. Is it 19mm material being turned to 5mm. Or Bigger material being turned down to 19mm and the shoulder is 5mm thick?

    If its turned to a 19mm dia,...
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    It's kinda gummy, it doesn't like too slow, it...

    It's kinda gummy, it doesn't like too slow, it will kinda tear off instead of cutting, and it doesn't like too fast or it'll eat tools quick but in the sweet spot and feed its alright. It's quite...
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