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  1. Most major laminate suppliers also stock Plam,...

    Most major laminate suppliers also stock Plam, and many can supply the MDF as well. And many can also supply MDF with Plam on both sides, sizes up to 5x12 feet. Yellow glue, Wilsonart Lockweld *.*....
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    I spoke too soon. All that I looked at yesterday...

    I spoke too soon. All that I looked at yesterday seemed OK. Nope. Last program run was still on the screen. So I tried to run it. *** Z OFFSET MISSING error. WTF? So looked on SETUP and nothing. Then...
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    Needs a few other parts to make a watermelon...

    Needs a few other parts to make a watermelon cannon. Something to open gate instantly.
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    ^^^What he said. Something is not exactly where...

    ^^^What he said. Something is not exactly where it needs to be. Check any moving parts of the tool change process. Or maybe the machine forgot what tool was in the arm or magazine.
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    Your biggest challenge is the size and shape of...

    Your biggest challenge is the size and shape of the capture opening or dust hood. That little Torit unit can do it if equipped properly. Emptying it without making a mess is another challenge.
  6. Over thinking this. Hardwood stiffeners screwed...

    Over thinking this. Hardwood stiffeners screwed on from below. Not a big process. I have melamine table extensions on several saws. 40 years on a Unisaw. The Altendorf extensions are maybe 35 years.
  7. Plain plastic laminate over MDF not good enough?...

    Plain plastic laminate over MDF not good enough? Sizes up to 5x12 feet.
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    Todays update. I was getting ready to clear the...

    Todays update. I was getting ready to clear the sram and restore it. Had to open it up and turn something to 7, then power up. Control lobotomy after powering up was in store. While looking for the...
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    No need for Glow in the dark watch dials.

    No need for Glow in the dark watch dials.
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    Job was sucking the life out of me. So many...

    Job was sucking the life out of me. So many hours. And I owned the company!! Sometimes moving on is the best thing you can do. Focused on my other company. HELL YEAH! Today is Saturday and I worked...
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    I do not understand the question. Is there a...

    I do not understand the question. Is there a problem making soft jaws for smaller diameters? I run loads of .5" dia parts on a 10" chuck. Bar loop stuff. Peet and re peet. Sub spindle too.
  12. I would expect a bit of twist if this is a...

    I would expect a bit of twist if this is a sheared plate. Is there twist or bow? Laser cut or water jet should produce a flatter piece. If you can learn how to flatten them yourself you will be much...
  13. I have used HDPE loads of times to hold multiple...

    I have used HDPE loads of times to hold multiple pieces of precision ground round stock so I can drill and tap the ends. Fixed jaw is steel, movable jaw is just a 1x2x6" piece.
    Have also used HDPE...
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    Cat. Always lands on its feet. Buttered toast....

    Cat. Always lands on its feet. Buttered toast. Always lands butter side down. Strap buttered toast to a cats back, butter side up and drop. ANTI GRAVITY!!!
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    Info needed like shop sq ft, employees, machine...

    Info needed like shop sq ft, employees, machine types, and don't forget the industry served. Guidance for 2 men working out of 2 basements is different that two shops of 20,000 sq ft.
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    Z axis feed may not like being used as a shaper....

    Z axis feed may not like being used as a shaper. Likely to alarm out.
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    The new Mazak lathe and mill I just bought were...

    The new Mazak lathe and mill I just bought were delivered by a transportation company Mazak hired and delivery was added on to my bill. So Mazak owned it from factory to unloading. My guess is that...
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    Full circumference gutters are how much $$? How...

    Full circumference gutters are how much $$? How about some type of rain shield for each window only? If done right it will make the windows look very appealing from the outside. Flat boring window vs...
  19. WTF is an electric grill good for? Calrods are...

    WTF is an electric grill good for? Calrods are good for starting charcoal grills if you have one of those. We use a chimney thingy with newspaper to start ours. Otherwise MAN was put on earth to cook...
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    Cheap spot welder from HF and make your own.

    Cheap spot welder from HF and make your own.
  21. Boeshield? At The Rust Store. No idea if weldable...

    Boeshield? At The Rust Store. No idea if weldable but I use it a lot.
    Boeshield T-9, 12 oz. Aerosol
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    Some of the Trak machines are made on Mazaks.

    Some of the Trak machines are made on Mazaks.
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    Grain bin B&B? Provide tenants with ear plugs if...

    Grain bin B&B? Provide tenants with ear plugs if the area is subject to hail. Just me but having a hard time thinking about the 18' diameter.
    Just take the grain elevator to the second floor. Oh,...
  24. Is the tank one of the parts that need replacing?...

    Is the tank one of the parts that need replacing? How big is the tank and what is the blast radius if that old tank fails?
    I have a seriously old Worthington Pump 2 stage compressor driven be a RI...
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    Update to issue. Have not been able to hook up...

    Update to issue. Have not been able to hook up with Mitsu yet. But after canceling the alarms I was able to look around in windows and even see directories, files, recent programs that have recent...
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