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    That's what part of the call yesterday was...

    That's what part of the call yesterday was about... apparently it is a big deal. I have two days left. After that I would have to go through the entire application process again. Including machining...
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    I have two days left.... so not sure how much...

    I have two days left.... so not sure how much patience will work out.
  3. I stopped looking at anything Abom does. My wife...

    I stopped looking at anything Abom does. My wife set up an account for me on instagram and all I see from him are restaurants, crab boils, and BS. I've only seen a couple machinist related things....
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    99% of the jobs I see have finishing...

    99% of the jobs I see have finishing requirements. If they don't have finishing it is because they are brass, plastic, bakelite, etc.

    In the month of January I have had 1, ONE, job on my board...
  5. So I did get an Xometry quote, and it is a fine...

    So I did get an Xometry quote, and it is a fine example of how bad their service is. (In my opinion).

    Their quote for one piece was $156, based on what I see on the boards, they would want it...
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    Really trying to take a job, but just don't see...

    Really trying to take a job, but just don't see the point. Spent some time yesterday working on a quote, got material quoted, but had to wait for quote back on powder coat. Two pieces, one...
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    :eek::eek::eek:

    :eek::eek::eek:
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    1 part number, stainless 316, 10 pcs, terrible...

    1 part number, stainless 316, 10 pcs, terrible design and geometry, will need 3d work to generate tapered radii. Really if designed correctly, should have been 1 part, making two halves.

    1 part...
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    I like that :D I'm not quick witted, never...

    I like that :D I'm not quick witted, never crossed my mind to make a joke like that.
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    Check out J001C9B8 this morning. What a joke....

    Check out J001C9B8 this morning.

    What a joke.

    Reallllll profitable.
  11. Everyone I have gotten a PM from I sent an email...

    Everyone I have gotten a PM from I sent an email to. If you did not receive an email, please let me know.
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    Make sure you take some time and wipe all the...

    Make sure you take some time and wipe all the protective grease oil of the inside of the machine.

    Pay attention to your setup guy and ask lots of questions.
  13. :willy_nilly: I may do that for humor if nothing...

    :willy_nilly: I may do that for humor if nothing else
  14. They are not a straight pin, they have a couple...

    They are not a straight pin, they have a couple features.

    Otherwise :D I would have bought dowel pins
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    Congrats! Your going to love your S1000, I love...

    Congrats! Your going to love your S1000, I love mine!

    And nice Mazak too! One of those is on my wish list...
  16. Looking for a Swiss shop or someone to make some small pins

    I have some pins 5/32" diameter, about 1/2" long, that I will need made. Will want 50, 100, 250, 500 pc quantities quoted. 50 pcs would be an annual order, 500 pcs would be a one time order.
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    $100 plus shipping. Next week it goes on ebay

    $100 plus shipping.

    Next week it goes on ebay
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    He could learn a lot from this.... Ohhh...

    He could learn a lot from this....

    Ohhh sorry, do I need to post my credentials to be allowed to post in this thread?
  19. I've heard a lot of good things about the Lynx,...

    I've heard a lot of good things about the Lynx, and had considered them. If I could buy a Doosan without dealing with Ellison, I would be interested.

    Ellison support is/was terrible. I won't buy...
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    I don't think I will. Not based on what I have...

    I don't think I will. Not based on what I have seen in the last 20 days available on the job board. There has not been one break even, or profitable job. I made a mental limit of $50/hr shop rate...
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    I have not. The person initially called me, at 7...

    I have not. The person initially called me, at 7 oclock at night, and asked if I would be available the next day to talk to about a job. I said I would be in the shop all day. They never called. Two...
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    I have made the comment to them about their very...

    I have made the comment to them about their very low communication score.

    I have 3 emails in my inbox from 3 seperate people, stating that they will call me, that given day. Have not received a...
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    I have a Busch 48" that I am planning on selling....

    I have a Busch 48" that I am planning on selling. It is a finished tool, but I would recommend a touch up scrape.

    I printed it at one of Richard Kings classes and it was good, but not perfect.
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    I always wondered how those extrusions dies were...

    I always wondered how those extrusions dies were "owned". I see places selling "standard" extrusions.

    I ran into this in the forging industry. Had a part a customer wanted made that was a...
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    I will have to ask him next I see him. I am...

    I will have to ask him next I see him. I am probably forgetting the details.

    Regardless... the point was! check the electricity so that there are no SURPRISES.

    The worst part about it, is the...
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