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  1. 1. Don't throw away the BS but on your first...

    1. Don't throw away the BS but on your first months follow instructions without "any" argument. Don't tell them your view of how to run a business. Ever!!!!!
    2. Ask questions dozens of times a day...
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    Retired now. 45 years in. I have worked in...

    Retired now. 45 years in. I have worked in both kinds of shops. I could set up, run, do fixtures, and program. My last 11 years in the trade would have ended in a day if I could not sit and...
  3. Z .1 that shows me that you are not programming Z...

    Z .1 that shows me that you are not programming Z zero as centerline?
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    Hope you have had a reply before now. From top...

    Hope you have had a reply before now. From top or bottom if you have cracked washers or a warn retainer.... Replace.....!
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    If the problem is gears perhaps. Check belt. ...

    If the problem is gears perhaps. Check belt. Only temporary. Heavy oil will require a warm up of 30 min.
  6. Investing in new tech is not what the steel...

    Investing in new tech is not what the steel companys did in the 70's-80's. They made their money and were unwilling to spend on new tech.
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    Precision turning of plastic? Maybe plus or...

    Precision turning of plastic? Maybe plus or minus .002 inches....... Not PVC or Nylon.
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    Always replace batteries every 4 years. ...

    Always replace batteries every 4 years. Otherwise data recovery will be needed. Back up everything on a computer with a flash drive copied. I never saved anything on the HD that wasn't backed up...
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    Tapping weirdness on new Mazak

    I recently visited the shop I retired from and the programmer that replaced me said that the new mill, when using a G84.2 tap cycle had to have a M3S500 ahead of the G84.2 to turn the spindle on or...
  10. Why are you calling a M98 Sub program? Just put...

    Why are you calling a M98 Sub program? Just put the #3901=#3901+however many parts 1,2,3,4 just above the M30 line....?
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    Oh yeah, I was a working Supervisor/Manager most...

    Oh yeah, I was a working Supervisor/Manager most of the last 30 years. I know I have made them money over the last 10 years. $$$ One of my life mantras is On Time, Quality, Productivity, Lean Rules....
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    Dinosaur Retiring

    Now that I have pulled the trigger on retirement, I guess I am difficult to replace. I am retiring 2 years early at 64. I have a good enough nest egg. Being a Machinist 40+ years has made me...
  13. :) Glad to be of help.............:D

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    Glad to be of help.............:D
  14. In EIA at the end of the program enter"...

    In EIA at the end of the program enter" #3901=#3901+1 This works on my Nexes controls.
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    At 64 I am experienced in ways that many would...

    At 64 I am experienced in ways that many would never conceive of. I have no doubt that my skills I could sell to many companies. I would like to mentor or train. I was taught that if I conduct...
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    It isn't Trump I am afraid of cutting SS and...

    It isn't Trump I am afraid of cutting SS and Medicare. Congress. Many have spoken about it. It is after all an entitlement.
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    Congress..... Seems they want to cut Medi-care...

    Congress..... Seems they want to cut Medi-care and Social Security....
    They are going to save it after the Deficit Reduction act of 1984 ( Reagans Idea ) they took 4.3 Trillion of surplus and have...
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    Selling out and moving to the beach.

    Selling out and moving to the beach.
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    I will be checking out local CC.

    I will be checking out local CC.
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    Need to retire.

    I have been in the machining trade for 40+ years now and have been in mid-management and above. I relocated from a competitive area of aerospace and telecom etc to a smaller venue 10 years ago. No...
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    When I post I just check the multiple part box...

    When I post I just check the multiple part box and click 1 tool all offsets and tell it how many..?
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    Are you giving an RPM and feed in the process...

    Are you giving an RPM and feed in the process tile? Just asking.
  23. Wow, you need me. Failed management systems and...

    Wow, you need me. Failed management systems and no training, or QC. Very bad.....
  24. I am now 63 soon to be 64 and retiring. I have...

    I am now 63 soon to be 64 and retiring. I have always wanted to mentor or life coach a "younger". You have given me some ideas... 40+ years in a machine shop, both floor and management might be of...
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    Probe just got new batteries and pick up is hard...

    Probe just got new batteries and pick up is hard wired????
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