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    I follow a Youtube poster Urchin (?) that often...

    I follow a Youtube poster Urchin (?) that often uses a angle grinder w/cutoff wheel but also a plasma cutter. His recent addition of cnc plasma has reduced his angle cutter time.
    I don't think he...
  2. If the posts are still searchable, look for a...

    If the posts are still searchable, look for a member named Solar
    Similar situation
    He was a newbie thrown to the wolves
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    The apprentice walks into a shop his first day....

    The apprentice walks into a shop his first day.
    The old guizer comes up to him and hands him a file.
    "I want this thing cleaned up and square, all these pits gone, make it as small as you need"...
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    I base minimum orders and net terms on the value...

    I base minimum orders and net terms on the value and history of the customer.
    I have customers that buy frequently 1x$ and pay on time and they have a "credit limit" of $$$.
    I have some customers I...
  5. If nothing more, look at the set of jaws on the...

    If nothing more, look at the set of jaws on the bench.

    shame its on the west coast, there is a lot of "stuff" with it
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    Use the tools you have with the material you must...

    Use the tools you have with the material you must use and the depth you must accomplish and see what you come up with.
    Prove the process on the material and then change/modify to suit.
    If you need...
  7. Thread: UPS Rant!!!

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    This post was started about UPS drivers that act...

    This post was started about UPS drivers that act like the postman in the movie "Funny Farm" with Chevy Chase. If you don't know the movie it puts the OP's aggravation in perspective.

    I fortunately...
  8. Thread: UPS Rant!!!

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    I couldn't find the thread that specifically...

    I couldn't find the thread that specifically mentioned this but I'll add it here.

    You order from McMaster-Carr the several items you've ordered many times before, but this time a package arrives...
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    TurboCad spoken for

    TurboCad spoken for
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    No cad experience may be a benefit, you don't...

    No cad experience may be a benefit, you don't have all the commands set in your head.
    Different CAD programs do the same final outcome with different key strokes and/commands
    You get set in your...
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    Turbo Cad v15 Deluxe 2D/3D

    303152Turbo Cad v15 Deluxe 2D/3D

    Bought this 10 years ago(?) installed it, didn't like it compared to what I was/am using and within a day uninstalled it. Book is in new condition. Activation...
  12. pm on the way re design cad

    pm on the way re design cad
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    "Close" isn't good enough for medical

    "Close" isn't good enough for medical
  14. Just to clarify/confirm a few things I provide...

    Just to clarify/confirm a few things
    I provide spare parts and consumables for a special piece of machinery I build, a niche within a niche.
    Not impossible, but hard for them to go somewhere else....
  15. Future business with a customer that files Chapter 11

    Have a long time customer (25+years)that is filing CH 11
    Just received a mailing(small book) listing my rights if owed anything.
    Fortunately for me they're net 30 always meant I had a check by day...
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    I'll ad to the McMast location concern. I've...

    I'll ad to the McMast location concern.
    I've been buying from them since 92 and only a few times have they surprised me with the package not showing up the next day.
    I make it part of my order to...
  17. And a kicker I believe if you are paid thru...

    And a kicker
    I believe if you are paid thru Paypal, their fee includes a percentage based on the Ebay final price + the added sales tax
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    I thank the responses so far. Most of my work...

    I thank the responses so far.
    Most of my work involves as a poster in another part of this site calls "shiny wood" but I've done my share and been witness to parts of this required detail in a...
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    Locking Block material for a Charles Daly 20gauge

    I've been tasked by a friend to replicate a "locking block" for a Charles Daly 20 gauge.
    The failure surface implies a casting, possibly a forging.
    Apparently an unobtainable part.
    Suggestions for...
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    Drop in price to $40 All 3 shipped

    Drop in price to $40
    All 3 shipped
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    You show data for a cam 6 then ask for data on a...

    You show data for a cam 6 then ask for data on a 6????

    What size ball/tip did you use on your indicator?

    I have a #2 cam RH
    I also have a #8

    Has there been multiple numbering methods used?
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    Check if the handles can be easily removed and...

    Check if the handles can be easily removed and re-clocked to give more travel

    Your pulling up to lock...correct?

    I've rotated your pic
    You need to have it positioned correctly before...
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    Check if the handles can be easily removed and...

    Check if the handles can be easily removed and re-clocked to give more travel

    I've rotated your pic
    You need to have it positioned correctly before uploading
  24. I have a small part I make from 3/8" 304ss (about...

    I have a small part I make from 3/8" 304ss (about 2" x 3/4" overall that needed a 3/8-24 tapped after the exterior shape was done.
    (tried before shape was created but the threded hole always...
  25. Anything else let me know This should be...

    Anything else let me know
    This should be relatively easy compared to making one of the cams....or affording one new

    F 2.515"
    G 1.992"
    H 0.737"
    I 3.142"
    J 0.787"

    Bottom bore 1.555" x...
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