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    Most figure out what they can sell something for,...

    Most figure out what they can sell something for, then a way to build it for as little as possible to maximize profits.
  2. I'd put an Amp clamp on it and see what she draws...

    I'd put an Amp clamp on it and see what she draws in I think.
  3. I really wonder what brand and model of CNC lathe...

    I really wonder what brand and model of CNC lathe that is.
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    On this Remembrance Day, also don't forget which...

    On this Remembrance Day, also don't forget which country sacrificed more soldiers than the UK and who spent more money than anyone to build the equipment required to make sure you're not all speaking...
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    Yeah, he kept telling everyone that nobody had a...

    Yeah, he kept telling everyone that nobody had a magic wand that could ever revive the US economy or bring manufacturing back.
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    Taylor Tool, and probably a few others can make...

    Taylor Tool, and probably a few others can make custom taps to any size and weirdness you want.
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    Almost everyone I know picks up and delivers...

    Almost everyone I know picks up and delivers within say 60miles around the shops location, some further. Most shops have a delivery and gofer guy that does these things. Exceptions would be bigger...
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    The only problem with 30 taper machines is...

    The only problem with 30 taper machines is they're not 40 taper, mostly with the way some are pushing them.
    We had one thread here a year or 2 ago where it 3-4 guys all had busted spindles around...
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    I've had the impression from some of the emails I...

    I've had the impression from some of the emails I get from used dealers that Haas's resell values has dropped some the last few years, some of those being quite recent machines. Is it just me or did...
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    Finding the easiest most cost effective way to...

    Finding the easiest most cost effective way to design something that gets the job done reliably sure is becoming a lost art.
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    According to a few online US tax calculator on...

    According to a few online US tax calculator on 70K personal gross, about 20% of it would go to income taxes(fed) and FICA included.
    I'd expect less with business deductions and such.
    From the...
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    Doesn't Washington have no income tax? so...

    Doesn't Washington have no income tax? so wouldn't it all be mostly Federal?

    In Canada if you gross $100K personal, you end up paying around 30-36%(say $35k) between provincial and...
  13. Backups and batteries. I've got backups in a...

    Backups and batteries.
    I've got backups in a couple places for each cnc.
    Any new machine should get backed up by the tech once he's done doing his tweaks during install.
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    I only bought 1 of the special accuracy 5C for a...

    I only bought 1 of the special accuracy 5C for a specific repeat job. Rest of my set seems to always have been under .0005"tir.
    Maybe double check with Hardinge what their current tolerance on both...
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    Hardinge indeed, I have a 64ths set, though in...

    Hardinge indeed, I have a 64ths set, though in about 12 years I've not used half of them yet. Doing it again I'd probably get a 16th set and just add the other odds ones when I need them. Back when I...
  16. Thread: Recession?

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    The really nice and important thing to remember,...

    The really nice and important thing to remember, what truly brings us all together regardless of our individual political beliefs, or how much Democrats would like people to forget that Obama...
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    I like the idea of the tool setter with the multi...

    I like the idea of the tool setter with the multi meter on continuity. First time I see that.
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    It's best to look at percentages. Good...

    It's best to look at percentages.
    Good accountant who understands that taxation is theft can definitely help.
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    Any brand can cut any material, just a matter of...

    Any brand can cut any material, just a matter of how long your tooling will last, what your finishes will look like, mostly with larger tools, and how long it'll take to get it done.
    We could almost...
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    Mori Seiki should have stayed Mori Seiki.

    Mori Seiki should have stayed Mori Seiki.
  21. Looking into the US probably is the best option...

    Looking into the US probably is the best option indeed, just like all the oil companies that left Alberta for the US did the last 4 years, and more to go with the results we got on Monday and the...
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    That's awesome, I bet that's a pretty cool...

    That's awesome, I bet that's a pretty cool project to work on and it shows your products are #1. Congrats!


    The Hyundai E and L's are 2 quite different frames/size indeed, E I guess is their...
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    17-4 moves quite a bit if starting from annealed,...

    17-4 moves quite a bit if starting from annealed, we were losing like .030" on 9" long parts.
    I tap lots of it with OSG hand taps, this material cuts quite nice.
    Good luck getting it to 48HRC...
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    Panza, Where was your NLX made? are they...

    Panza, Where was your NLX made? are they shipping those from the US plant or do they have a plant in Europe making that model as well?
  25. So the results are in and the dumpster fire of...

    So the results are in and the dumpster fire of this Post Nationalist State formerly known as Canada isn't over, and honestly I don't even care anymore, as I write this my blood pressure didn't go up...
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