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    Sounds to me like you talk for a living. FYI,...

    Sounds to me like you talk for a living.

    FYI, Nobody TELLS me what to do. They ask nicely. I would never work for a jerkface that walks around TELLING folks what to do.

    But hey, you were 25 and...
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    I'm sure you have. I don't do meetings, I do...

    I'm sure you have.

    I don't do meetings, I do WORK.

    The meeting people have their schedule, I have mine.

    I;m actually going to agree with another poster that thinks you've never had a real...
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    We do this often. If the failure was significant...

    We do this often. If the failure was significant enough to effect our delivery to our customer, we CHARGE them for it.

    Usually this involves the tooling department (that would be me) to remake or...
  4. Thread: Recession?

    by Thunderjet
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    What he said.^^^^^^^^^^ We can't get enough...

    What he said.^^^^^^^^^^

    We can't get enough help. and we're willing to pay well.

    Hell, the Amazon "distribution center" starts folks at $15.00 and hour. You have to beat that to even get a...
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    Well, at least we can agree on ONE...

    Well, at least we can agree on ONE thing^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    That's why when I learned what is was .....exactly, The first question I had was:

    Where is that...
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    Have you experimented with straightening after...

    Have you experimented with straightening after heat treat and draw?

    Our local heat treater offers a straightening service. It's my understanding that they reheat the finished workpiece back up to...
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    We mostly check stamped parts and the assemblies...

    We mostly check stamped parts and the assemblies they are a part of. (Everything is tiny BTW.)

    WE have a multi level QC/QA system. The operator/die setup person check the first article, and...
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    Both. His corrective action duties are...

    Both.



    His corrective action duties are part of why he's good at his job.

    And it is not a requirement but an insurance policy for us. After we assemble our products, they are fused in glass...
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    What I mean is that he's GOOD at his JOB. And...

    What I mean is that he's GOOD at his JOB.

    And YES things have improved at all levels of his duties.




    You're not me.
    We are required to inspect incoming stuff because of ISO.
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    We have a constant problem filling Q.A....

    We have a constant problem filling Q.A. positions.

    It is the primary bottleneck in the entire building.

    We recently hired a mechanical engineer from Missouri S&T and she is great. Then we hired...
  12. Thread: Recession?

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    Wouldn't dream of it.

    Wouldn't dream of it.
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    "A single die" can do as many bends as you design...

    "A single die" can do as many bends as you design it to do.

    The bends in two directions are actually a help to the spring back thingy. If you want the center section and the wings to be...
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    Nuther pull...

    Nuther pull quote^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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    If you have a die set, and a 50 ton hydraulic...

    If you have a die set, and a 50 ton hydraulic press you should be fine.

    I would form the part upside down from the view you have. The two outside wings probably should have spring pressure...
  16. Sticky: Ah, the exit strategy. There's the rub. As a...

    Ah, the exit strategy. There's the rub.

    As a life long conservative first, Republican sometimes, I'm really curious about this question myself.

    If I had to guess, There will be a changing of...
  17. Sticky: There's your problem. The moderator isn't ...

    There's your problem.

    The moderator isn't there to "make" anything. They should be there to watch the happiness unfold, that's it.

    Small steering input every once in a while is all that should...
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    The dwg you attached is not a "deep draw". But it...

    The dwg you attached is not a "deep draw". But it is a drawn part.

    A deep draw is a part that is 2/3 (or greater) as deep as it's diameter.

    This would be made in a progressive stamping die, in...
  19. Sticky: No there won't. The dems would have to actually...

    No there won't.
    The dems would have to actually vote to impeach....they won't do that.
    They would loose too many seats in the next election.

    So this way they get to make up the rules as they go...
  20. Sticky: OK, I'll admit to not liking the guy. I never...

    OK, I'll admit to not liking the guy. I never have liked him, but he won.

    He acts like a 3rd grader, and talks like he grew up living on the top floor of a skyscraper. (which he did)

    I love...
  21. Thread: Recession?

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    I don't know about bell weather companies, but I...

    I don't know about bell weather companies, but I would look at how much amazon is selling to manufacturing plants, job shops, auto repair shops, contractors, painters, handyman companies, things like...
  22. Sticky: I think there is a good chance she will run in...

    I think there is a good chance she will run in 2020, and I'm not kidding.

    Biden won't win in the early primaries, and Warren will get the wind at her back for the rest of the run up to the...
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    Ask the "light box" what to do.

    Ask the "light box" what to do.
  24. Sticky: That shit was never on CNN so it didn't happen...

    That shit was never on CNN so it didn't happen dude..........Get with the program.
    It's all FAUX news ya' see?
  25. Sticky: For the enth time.....It was CLINTON that brought...

    For the enth time.....It was CLINTON that brought in the foreigners. It was OBAMA that had the FBI bug Trump tower.

    It was OBAMA that sent his campaign staff to Israel to try to defeat BB.

    And...
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