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    When I lived in Colorado I met an old timer,...

    When I lived in Colorado I met an old timer, probably in his 70’s, he hated the Californians. With a Passion. He had no problem telling them, in public, his opinion of them. It was worth more than a...
  2. I use templates, extensive tool libraries...

    I use templates, extensive tool libraries depending on material, operation, and function. However, from one SIMPLE part to the next, the templates are useless because they don't carry any of the...
  3. So I contacted Autodesk to ask about the chat...

    So I contacted Autodesk to ask about the chat feature that you mentioned. It is not available on the "East Coast" where Autodesk only has a few representatives. Shame... that would be handy.

    The...
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    A friend of mine, the biggest penny pincher I...

    A friend of mine, the biggest penny pincher I have ever known, (he grew up poor) bought a house just 1 block from where I lived in Lakewood. He was thrilled he got such a good deal on a 1/3 acre 800...
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    I am residential, but my account is a...

    I am residential, but my account is a "commercial" account. Thanks AEP!:nutter: Not the same as industrial I know, but industrial here is still not comparable, or even close.
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    Californian's ruined Colorado. When I lived there...

    Californian's ruined Colorado. When I lived there in 2008-2010, I had planned to stay there. Seemed like every third person had "fled" california.

    Just in the two years I lived there, there were...
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    Good GOD MAN!!! I have 1 CNC, air compressor, but...

    Good GOD MAN!!! I have 1 CNC, air compressor, but if I am working hard I have 2 or 3 manual machines running with the CNC.

    If I have a REALLY busy month, 12-14 hr days, 7 days a week, my bill...
  8. I would disagree and modify your statement. You...

    I would disagree and modify your statement. You have said, yourself, in several of your posts, that you are very intelligent, very quick to learn new things, and are a better machinist/programmer...
  9. Shhh, your not allowed to say that word...

    Shhh, your not allowed to say that word publicly... hate speech and all...
  10. How did you get Autodesk to do that? I can't get...

    How did you get Autodesk to do that? I can't get them to do ANYTHING post related....
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    I think this topic has been flogged to death,...

    I think this topic has been flogged to death, but, just to reiterate what I’ve said, Xometry is complete shit show. I am glad for natecox and his employees that it works for them. They however are a...
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    There is Fiber Optic a couple miles south of me....

    There is Fiber Optic a couple miles south of me. Has been for over 20 years. My internet is cable, that goes to the cable station, where it is fed from a big satellite dish. If you get it congrats!...
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    I don't know your example, but for me, the bank...

    I don't know your example, but for me, the bank was happy to loan me $100k for a machine, but wouldn't loan me a cent to purchase software. I am not a financial whiz, but I have to assume someone at...
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    I was very sad to buy two Sowa GS 1" holders when...

    I was very sad to buy two Sowa GS 1" holders when I tooled up my Brother to hold my broaching, annular cutters and other odd ball tools.

    Any plans to make more 20mm holders in the future?
  15. I have no experience with their circuit board...

    I have no experience with their circuit board drills. However, quality and price are both, in my experience, terrible.

    I used them in the past for:

    keyseat cutters - expensive junk
    dovetail...
  16. I was going off that it is "new" to them, ie the...

    I was going off that it is "new" to them, ie the title says "testing a new CNC Lathe"

    I own one NEW machine, all the rest of my machines were "new" to me. All, save 2 (bought from HGR for scrap),...
  17. Pretty sure if I bought a new machine, the seller...

    Pretty sure if I bought a new machine, the seller of that said machine, would be chained to the machine until I knew it was making a good part, ESPECIALLY if it was a new machine I had not clue how...
  18. For the cost/time depending on your volume, good...

    For the cost/time depending on your volume, good quality ball endmills are cheap in comparison. It also depends on your surface finish requirements...

    I can refer you to my local grinder that I...
  19. I tried to convince people of this months ago....

    I tried to convince people of this months ago. Nothing added up with the guy. A total fraud in my opinion. I have to get a set of parts done today, will have to wait till tonight to read the thread
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    Bump, still have some available. thanks

    Bump, still have some available.

    thanks
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    That was a bargain and a half! Fantastic...

    That was a bargain and a half!

    Fantastic lathe, and I am VERY glad I did not see it sooner. Being local... I probably would have bought it.
  22. I just hauled a few barrels of steel to the scrap...

    I just hauled a few barrels of steel to the scrap yard. The owner told me an interesting bit of information that I have no idea if it is true or total BS.

    We got $.03/lb, which, I honestly don't...
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    I gave them a call, very friendly, said one of...

    I gave them a call, very friendly, said one of their service folks would give me a call.

    Bonus is I would like to find the extra weights for my Superficial so I can measure 30N and 45N, as well...
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    I've driven un maintained dirt roads from...

    I've driven un maintained dirt roads from southern Ohio to the mountain tops in CO, an none, NONE are as bad as Michigan highways.
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    I had a Pontiac vibe that did something with oil....

    I had a Pontiac vibe that did something with oil. No leaks... no smoke... 350k miles. I just kept topping it off.

    My 7.3 on the other hand... It was evident the nearly qt a tank it was consuming....
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