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  1. You can't possibly think it intelligent to defend...

    You can't possibly think it intelligent to defend this person? You don't need to fret misquoting him, he does a perfectly adequate job of playing the fool without misquotes. That any of you...
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    yeah, was a big thing in the late '80's :D ...

    yeah, was a big thing in the late '80's :D

    How do you guys feel about rocker tool posts?
  3. Thread: Recession?

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    Why would you not draw line starting with the low...

    Why would you not draw line starting with the low 2009, in which case its clearly broken the tread line. Even as the line is drawn, its looks like its broken the trend line, tested would be more...
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    Why did you think that? He benefited from an...

    Why did you think that? He benefited from an earlier tech craze but was never a machinist. If you look at what he's made it would be at lowest end of the homeshop spectrum. imo he's an expert at...
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    Do you think so? Your posts are general...

    Do you think so? Your posts are general thoughtful, i.e. full of thought. do you see his that way? Big difference between PMA and la-la land

    I AM a positive thinker. Get up early, work hard,...
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    where did they find this guy?

    where did they find this guy?
  7. and give 110% percent and put the puck in the net...

    and give 110% percent and put the puck in the net :D
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    sorry, just noticed this now. I went back and...

    sorry, just noticed this now. I went back and looked at some photo's, nothing that gave a hint. Probably a bearing separator or else it stayed in the housing when I pressed the shaft out? Can't...
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    This. Its why i push back on the parade of these...

    This. Its why i push back on the parade of these silly posts, always some big bold blanket statement that is never ever supported with fact, logic, rational thought, reasons etc, even when you ask....
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    Wait until the press hears. "Man who works and...

    Wait until the press hears. "Man who works and didn't lose money says...." Like that somehow puts you in unique position to have a superior view of all of American and its business sectors.
    ...
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    yeah, I mean why would a intelligent, informed,...

    yeah, I mean why would a intelligent, informed, educated, plugged in person in the business of economic and financial analysis with of lots insight and research resources even remotely understand the...
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    the last to go on is the bottom (girder is on its...

    the last to go on is the bottom (girder is on its side in 1st pic, bottom is to the right). After fitting, sides are sub arc welded to the top and bottom, one side, then flip on the bench then the...
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    Not by any regulations I'm aware of, but is a...

    Not by any regulations I'm aware of, but is a good idea.

    thanks for all positive feedback gents!
  14. thats a neat, complete and well organized...

    thats a neat, complete and well organized shop....that was the evening and weekend second job? What are going to do all the extra time, watch football or honey booboo? Heck of a deal for...
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    we had to say goodbye to the big crane yesterday....

    we had to say goodbye to the big crane yesterday. White truck in the background is a mini roll truck body we just finished

    https://i.imgur.com/emYCL0z.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/6gmm7yW.jpg
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  16. This is what will likely happen. The tariff...

    This is what will likely happen. The tariff people and lets print money people are clueless. Yeah sure you can do it, if the goal is a huge reduction in the standard of living.
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    thats a good point.....but that's a really...

    thats a good point.....but that's a really hostile environment I hope never happens in the machine :). There's just too many places for crap to get in with a shielded bearing, a sealed does a better...
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    I'm not sure which one of us knows more about...

    I'm not sure which one of us knows more about it....:) I pursued it for years. It doesn't change the fact that its at least 50% reading tea leaves. A few arbitrary changes on where you decide the...
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    where did you anchor the left side? My criticism...

    where did you anchor the left side? My criticism of this is you could put a line on that chart in all kinds of different positions and angles depending what points you pick. For example if you...
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    The shielded will work, I was just getting at the...

    The shielded will work, I was just getting at the idea the 2RS are a better modern product. Sealed bearing have quite a bit more drag than shielded so that was the reason you might use shielded in...
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    whats that mean? No ones going to own the stock...

    whats that mean? No ones going to own the stock when the next uptrend starts? Who then are the current sellers selling to?
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    I've had most this lathe apart but not 100% sure...

    I've had most this lathe apart but not 100% sure what part you are referring to, however in 2020 why go with a shielded bearing? imo the 2RS bearings are the way to go, low friction seal.....the...
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    its all 44w, standard stuff. We are a design...

    its all 44w, standard stuff. We are a design build shop so do engineering on lots of things, but not the cranes. Its really just fab work for us. In that bay there are two 10 ton cranes which is...
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    Thanks guys, this one is 30 tons.

    Thanks guys, this one is 30 tons.
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    The Big Crane (well, for us anyway)

    I wanted to show you guys one of things we're building right now. I invested in subarc equipment last year and we've ended up building a lot of cranes - biggest to date is this 30T 115' double box...
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