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  1. I've been on every side of this. User of vending...

    I've been on every side of this. User of vending systems, worked for the distributor, worked for the carbide mfgr.

    In an R&D shop, I'd say these have nearly no business being there.

    Start with...
  2. Meh, I landed a commercial mowing account this...

    Meh, I landed a commercial mowing account this year, when I didn't have...

    1- A truck/tow vehicle
    2- An actual business/LLC
    3- Commercial Insurance

    All required to get the work done.

    I...
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    The rumor was that Henry Ford knew what to pay...

    The rumor was that Henry Ford knew what to pay his vendors, by weighing a stack of invoices on a scale...
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    As others have already pointed out, this is all...

    As others have already pointed out, this is all that needs to be said.

    You are now, and always will be 2nd, maybe 3rd class, for as long as you stay there. IF you want to see what your future...
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    A few thoughts. I do not own a product (yet.) ...

    A few thoughts. I do not own a product (yet.)

    A small shop that I used to work with, bought material through one of his customers' accounts. Got better pricing. Can you through your employer, and...
  6. Fixed that... The business part isn't a big...

    Fixed that...

    The business part isn't a big deal. A house-sized capital investment is.

    The answer is to do some other type of business which doesn't require a ton of capital investment....
  7. My advise? Buy a cheap, used lawnmower, print up...

    My advise? Buy a cheap, used lawnmower, print up some flyers, and start selling. If you really live in such a high-rent district, focus on a nice area with the smallest lawns possible, and charge...
  8. socrates1 I've copied this post, so that you can...

    socrates1 I've copied this post, so that you can read it again.

    Do not spend a penny on capitol, until you begin learning how to sell.
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    The mandates were just announced as a matter of...

    The mandates were just announced as a matter of actual policy just (1) calendar day ago. Slow down and take a breath... Do not walk away from a well-paying job that you like in haste.

    There are...
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    I don't think you're ready, at today's date. Will...

    I don't think you're ready, at today's date. Will you be in the aforementioned 3-5 years?


    My advise... Go sell something. If you have no experience with sales, you want to gain this before you...
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    We have (3) 2014ish vintage SamsungSL35 lathes...

    We have (3) 2014ish vintage SamsungSL35 lathes now. I like to never miss an opportunity to bash them... Why anyone would invest 2021 dollars in copycat 1989 tech is beyond me.

    How long have the...
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    I remember reading an article several years ago...

    I remember reading an article several years ago in Modern Machine Shop's taxes column, about gradual transfer of ownership. From memory, the buyer bought more & more share of the business over time,...
  13. Thread: Quandary...

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    This is where the networking is so critical. ...

    This is where the networking is so critical.

    Question - Do you really want to go back to making parts? Running someone else's office? (For anything less than a fortune that is...)

    Would you...
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    Actually, I need to amend that statement.... ...

    Actually, I need to amend that statement....

    Go out and get, TWO, THREE, FOUR different job offers.

    As you already know from your time in business, a customer's promise is no good until the PO...
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    Definitely get a job before taking over the...

    Definitely get a job before taking over the remodel project. Or else, it will go WAY over on time, AND budget... ;)



    With everyone desperate for employees, start networking. Certainly you know...
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    Vanguardmachine where are you located?

    Vanguardmachine where are you located?
  17. Edit - Opps - I somehow realized that I'm late to...

    Edit - Opps - I somehow realized that I'm late to the party ***again*** and that there were an extra 3-pages of replies between the first page, and this reply...


    Carbidebob I think you and...
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    Not that Bob needs nor wants anyone to stick up...

    Not that Bob needs nor wants anyone to stick up for him, but I've met him in person, and visited his shop & machines. Darn impressive, and perhaps one of the most intelligent people I've ever met,...
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    I know that "Titanium" is flamable, but how about...

    I know that "Titanium" is flamable, but how about when alloyed? I know that Ti6Al4V is the most common - Is it just as flammable as commercially pure Ti?
  20. That's a tough one. CAT is certainly prevalent in...

    That's a tough one. CAT is certainly prevalent in the USA. But BT is better, being symetrical.

    If you said that you used "all metric" tooling, then BT hands down.

    Metric & Imperial - It's a...
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    Why not just form a new joint venture, with the...

    Why not just form a new joint venture, with the two of you partnered in some fair way? If things are going well, he gets to stay active in the project, you get to see some financial reward for your...
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    Not quite. I like the Genos machine, but the...

    Not quite. I like the Genos machine, but the Hardinge V1000 machine is a LOT of machine for the money. If you're OK with a Mitsubishi control, this machine is worth a look.



    In bold ^ You're...
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    Which one is that? The High-Feed-2, or the...

    Which one is that? The High-Feed-2, or the High-Feed-4?

    If it's the HF4 - You have GOT to try that in the 2", 8-flute face-mill body. That is the sweetest sounding cutter I've ever heard. Smooth,...
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    To be fair, I've met Bob in person, toured his...

    To be fair, I've met Bob in person, toured his shop & long chatted with him for a few hours before. Brilliant fellow, with many lifetimes of experience.

    Lots of hard knocks, including victim to...
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    I haven't kept up very closely. I remember...

    I haven't kept up very closely. I remember reading a few of his posts in the owners/managers section. Always preaching about how well their ISO stuff was, and how 'profitable' he/they seemed to have...
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