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  1. They knew it was coming. They actually made it...

    They knew it was coming. They actually made it happen with the twin engine 7 series. Definitely a cool airplane. With the 777 787 planes they killed the need for a huge jetliner. That's why they...
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    Are you high? Dead center in the chuck with a dog...

    Are you high? Dead center in the chuck with a dog on the part. Live center in the tail stock. The part rotates the same as the chuck and the center at the same time...


    But really, you are high...
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    Ah this makes sense.

    Ah this makes sense.
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    I don't think I've ever seen a dead center used...

    I don't think I've ever seen a dead center used in a tail stock....
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    If anything the ops friend should be insulted....

    If anything the ops friend should be insulted. I'm 37% percent insulted that the op was insulted by something non insulting.
  6. An option is to use cat crap....it looks like lip...

    An option is to use cat crap....it looks like lip balm. Rub it on, wipe em clean and no more fog. Seems to last for a day or so.

    cat crap - Google Search
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    Not sure how or where this becomes insulting? ...

    Not sure how or where this becomes insulting?

    Cut it with an endmill and get some nice sharp edges :)

    Oh, what if you don't have a tap but you have a cap screw and you must get the job out...
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    You are welcome :)

    You are welcome :)
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    Well now see...I'm also a firefighter, but I...

    Well now see...I'm also a firefighter, but I don't get paid for it :)
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    It's hard to compete against some union trades...

    It's hard to compete against some union trades but I know I work in a well air conditioned shop and make enough to live comfortably. To me a good wage is one that you can pay your bills and still put...
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    Just remember, there's a big difference between...

    Just remember, there's a big difference between button pusher, machinist, programmer, and tool maker...combine all 4 and now you are someone able to make a good wage.
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    I think you missed a . In there lol

    I think you missed a . In there lol
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    Late 30s got my first job as a CNC button pusher...

    Late 30s got my first job as a CNC button pusher in 2010. How far your wage goes is very much dependant on where you live. Here in the socialist republic of New Jersey 25 an hour makes it but you...
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    Maybe even FUBAR

    Maybe even FUBAR
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    Have you thought about using threaded inserts...

    Have you thought about using threaded inserts like helicoil, or some of the others...they can greatly increase the holding strength of threads in aluminum.
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    I have to disagree with the wages thing...sure...

    I have to disagree with the wages thing...sure starting out wages will be sub 20/hour but after some years and a few job changes 30+/hour is not far fetched. And then there's overtime...it adds up...
  17. Thanks! I tried that and got no check...

    Thanks! I tried that and got no check marks...that's the confusing thing.
  18. Help deleting multiple programs at a time on haas vmc.

    Hi all we have a vm2 circa 2012, non ngc. We can delete programs one at a time but is there a way to do multiples or entire files?
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    What is apt?

    What is apt?
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    You can learn a lot from the internet or reading ...

    You can learn a lot from the internet or reading books...it's the task of applying that knowledge that becomes the mountain to overcome. Especially when the info that was consumed is incorrect or...
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    Hey there are grants for just about anything...

    Hey there are grants for just about anything these days lol...65% of my property taxes goes to education...I do get "free" garbage, recycling, and yard waste pick up though :)
  22. Did you run skim passes....

    Did you run skim passes....
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    Here we are supposed to be social distancing and...

    Here we are supposed to be social distancing and wearing face coverings in public gatherings. People are chosing not to do so. I'm waiting for the numbers to start trending up again (unfortunately)....
  24. They give free samples...I highly recommend them

    They give free samples...I highly recommend them
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    I haven't had an issue with a zipper in quite a...

    I haven't had an issue with a zipper in quite a while. I've had the current boots for over 2 years now. I wear them for everything, so I'm always zipping and unzipping. If I'm just mucking about I'll...
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