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  1. I've got a PC air framing nailer and a Paslode...

    I've got a PC air framing nailer and a Paslode gas one. I never use the PC one anymore. Who wants to listen to a compressor and drag a hose around? Not me.
  2. I've been to both Chicago and Detroit lots of...

    I've been to both Chicago and Detroit lots of times as I live somewhat between them and I have never felt unsafe in either city. Have you ever been to either or just read heard about it in the news?
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    Care to explain what the "wrong reasons" were...

    Care to explain what the "wrong reasons" were that sent Obama to DC? Just curious. I was thinking it was because w bush had just about bankrupted the USA with his tax cuts and lying us into war but...
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    Also see: Republican or CONservative mantra:...

    Also see: Republican or CONservative mantra: Republicans good. Democrats bad.
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    In most cases my attitude is that the worst...

    In most cases my attitude is that the worst Democrat is probably better for the masses than the best Republican. If you are a billionaire it may be a different story but I doubt that there are very...
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    Angry much? What a dick man.

    Angry much? What a dick man.
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    I saw a well used old Bridgeport series one that...

    I saw a well used old Bridgeport series one that had been retrofitted to cnc on Facebook marketplace a while back for $14,000. That was pretty funny.
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    This seems to be the prevailing attitude among...

    This seems to be the prevailing attitude among trumpers and CONservatives in general. If it doesn't affect me personally I don't give a shit about it. I got mine and that is all that counts.

    I...
  9. Thread: Recession?

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    In his own words, he doesn't touch women. He...

    In his own words, he doesn't touch women. He grabs them by the pussy. You been living in a cave or what?
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    If there is one thing that seems to be very...

    If there is one thing that seems to be very common among trump cult members is that they are mostly conspiracy theorists. Like the one about Hillary running a child sex ring out of the basement of a...
  11. They do it near Ludington Michigan. Lots of wind...

    They do it near Ludington Michigan. Lots of wind turbines that supply the grid and when they don't need the power for homes, etc. they pump water into the worlds largest battery, the Ludington...
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    I live fairly close to Lake Michigan and it is at...

    I live fairly close to Lake Michigan and it is at record high levels right now. Homes are falling over the bluffs because of waves washing out the ground under them. When the rich people have homes...
  13. Thread: Recession?

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    Dow down 936 now. Do we hear 1,000?

    Dow down 936 now. Do we hear 1,000?
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    I'd suggest listing it on Facebook Marketplace. I...

    I'd suggest listing it on Facebook Marketplace. I used to use Craigslist for listing rental properties and selling things but it has been kicked to the curb by marketplace. I just listed a rental...
  15. Thread: WTB: Knee Mill

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    I've been seeing more auctions of machine shops...

    I've been seeing more auctions of machine shops in the west Michigan area. Take a look at Orbitbid.com. A friend of mine is auctioning his shop equipment and retiring. There are two Clausing Kondia...
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    In my working days I worked with a lot of guys...

    In my working days I worked with a lot of guys that just threw their rough tools (wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, sockets, etc.) into a tool box. Pretty much every single time they needed something...
  17. A friend of mine used to work for a German...

    A friend of mine used to work for a German company. He said their favorite thing was to come into the tool room and say "I will need this now". Sounds similar to what you dealt with only as a non...
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    That's a slotter. I think the cherry head goes on...

    That's a slotter. I think the cherry head goes on the spindle for reaching hard to reach areas.
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    I just saw one in Facebook marketplace in the...

    I just saw one in Facebook marketplace in the grand rapids michigan area yesterday but can't find it now. Must be it sold. I think they wanted $250 for it which sounds like a good price.
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    I guess I haven't seen the posts from trueturning...

    I guess I haven't seen the posts from trueturning yet. Kind of like Thermite and Monarchist and his other personalities. It's hard to miss the resemblances in their writing style. I'll keep my eyes...
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    OT: Where in the world is Spinit?

    I am posting this in the Manufacturing forum because Spinit was the Moderator for a while. What happened to her? It looks like his last post was 6 months ago today. It kind of looks to me like she...
  22. Thread: Recession?

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    I'd like to hear that too. My guess is that...

    I'd like to hear that too. My guess is that toolcat thinks that people that work two minimum wage jobs and pay less taxes that he does are the takers but I'm willing to hear him out. I won't hold my...
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    I stand on my own two feet and make my own living...

    I stand on my own two feet and make my own living but I also understand that some people don't have two feet to stand on. Some day you will be old and so will I. Hopefully we will be able to take...
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    I don't know how many speeds it had but I...

    I don't know how many speeds it had but I remember three speeds. One for aluminum and brass type of materials, one for mild steel and one for tool steel.
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    When I worked at mega factory we had a Peerless...

    When I worked at mega factory we had a Peerless power hacksaw that would cut about 11" square stock. It was a beast and to this day I can hear that thing cutting away. It was used in the crib where...
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