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    Wonder how much one can get away with here in...

    Wonder how much one can get away with here in this application.
    Bob
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    A whole lot of people involved in USA...

    A whole lot of people involved in USA manufacturing over the past so want to think China is bad.
    We need an enemy to blame and cut down at any time we can find it. This makes us feel better.
    The...
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    Never said you should be fired and sorry for a...

    Never said you should be fired and sorry for a blunt response.

    You seem very unhappy in the job. This is never good for you or the company.
    Remember that life is short and one does not want to go...
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    Ah the joy or challenge. One hates as comes up...

    Ah the joy or challenge. One hates as comes up but loves it if you can solve it and you feel bad when you can't.
    Bo9b
  5. I think a for sure answer to tube or tubeless is...

    I think a for sure answer to tube or tubeless is a bit important.
    One vacs A/C systems with the boil off small amounts water or moisture but do not see this working here.
    This process removes...
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    Is this from personal experience as a super? I'd...

    Is this from personal experience as a super?
    I'd have to disagree from what I have seen.
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    Both of my grandparents original Sitdowners. My...

    Both of my grandparents original Sitdowners.
    My Dad and Mom so anti union as could be ever had.
    Spent my entire working life in auto plants in one way or another.
    "i've seen the good side of bad...
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    "THREAT OF VIOLENCE" is not needed to get into...

    "THREAT OF VIOLENCE" is not needed to get into trouble now.
    Larger plants have a whole process for filing a "Hostile workplace" complaint with HR.
    Often times this would come to me and I'd be just...
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    Using the current skilled trades wage in a tier...

    Using the current skilled trades wage in a tier two UAW plant working these rough hours and holidays I calculate a W-2 of $184,300. :eek:
    Wonder how many shop owners work this sort of hours for...
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    This is like new to me. 4 and under finishes are...

    This is like new to me.
    4 and under finishes are not but have not experienced this so eye opening.
    So many questions in how a true surface is formed or cut at the mirror level.
    I hate to say this...
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    So disappointed. Hoped for the balancing broom...

    So disappointed. Hoped for the balancing broom stick with unknown loads thing.
  12. I will just go with any that runs and works is...

    I will just go with any that runs and works is good.
  13. 5HP vfd or using the machines gearing to do 150...

    5HP vfd or using the machines gearing to do 150 RPM?
    Who wants to address this?
    I'd like to know real world as I think a difference maybe here.
    Bob
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    Me too as having seen so many bad results and...

    Me too as having seen so many bad results and very few good outcomes.
    The problem is that a outsider can not come in and within days, understand your business how it works, how it got there and how...
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    I have never scraped or ground in the bottom of a...

    I have never scraped or ground in the bottom of a chuck.
    At the most I flat file it.
    I will put goo, plastic or gasket material under it anyways.

    Now the questions:
    Given that the bolts on the...
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    Times have changed. Way back a small bout was...

    Times have changed.
    Way back a small bout was allowed and often sanctioned.
    Now if you hurt someone's feelings you can get fired.
    Bob
  17. 5 hp with single phase input sort of limits your...

    5 hp with single phase input sort of limits your choices and higher price tags.
    Can one "plug" against any make VFD?
    Bob
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    That seems so very light. In a big shop complex...

    That seems so very light.
    In a big shop complex at only 20 per hour some make well over $100,000.
    Assume the little room was the tool crib where you pass out overalls, rags and cutting tools....
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    Yes I have. You will still get sludge in the...

    Yes I have.
    You will still get sludge in the tank.
    For heavy duty steel grinding where you actually make slivers and chips it helps some. For fine grinding it does very little.
    Like the nylon sock...
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    One wonders if it would be best to eliminate the...

    One wonders if it would be best to eliminate the OP from his current employment.
    Not liking it and unhappy.
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    One has outlaw bikers in your neighborhood or...

    One has outlaw bikers in your neighborhood or country with this type of control?
  22. Gage block not needed, any reasonable finish...

    Gage block not needed, any reasonable finish works.
    This four hits may not give you the highest possible runout but for sure gives a very good clue.
    Ideally every side touch gets the four and...
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    What is a "FROM". I know what a DRAM is but...

    What is a "FROM". I know what a DRAM is but could this be a reference to something with a different first letter?
    Agree most failures are power supply. Do not go chasing old caps until this side...
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    Dial indicators in general do not like the shock...

    Dial indicators in general do not like the shock of being loaded in a cnc.
    The zero moves.
    If you go to a reference and zero before touch off this works fine.
    BTDT. It seems and looked to me...
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    That will certainly wake you up.... (guilty as...

    That will certainly wake you up.... (guilty as charged)
    If inflation continues on it's current trend what will the Fed do? What can they do? Is it time to nail the brakes?
    Hopefully some lessons...
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