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  1. Why the hell is everything catastrophic for you?...

    Why the hell is everything catastrophic for you? You got a bunch of monkeys working there or what?? :nutter:
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    In this part of FL we call a corvette and mustang...

    In this part of FL we call a corvette and mustang gt's the poor man's sports car. :scratchchin:

    Of course still too rich for my blood! :cryin:
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    I don't think I would like trying an 8" er16. Can...

    I don't think I would like trying an 8" er16. Can you get a slim-fit collet in there? They seem to be more rigid (relatively speaking). Or maybe a couple shrink fits for these applications... I...
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    And to add to that, there is a good chance that...

    And to add to that, there is a good chance that he got the credit and commission off it even if the buyer later defaults or cancels the order.

    I once worked at a place where my manager "was a...
  5. I don't think Haas uses them...? Those are kind...

    I don't think Haas uses them...?
    Those are kind of high end pumps to my knowledge (maybe not this particular model # ?)
  6. You couldn't move the vf3 yourself? Just...

    You couldn't move the vf3 yourself? Just curious... I see the beast you are moving in the photo, understand that, but a vf3 isn't all that big (but I am making alot of assumptions about your other...
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    ** Ouch! I'm sorry, but from this post, you sound...

    ** Ouch! I'm sorry, but from this post, you sound like the typical "I know everything employer so my way or the highway!!" :rolleyes5:

    People relocate for lots of reasons. I have done it twice for...
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    I like this idea, but not sure if it applies to...

    I like this idea, but not sure if it applies to this scenario. I use to do this when making shims for dies. My co-workers were content to add another .05-.01-.02 etc shim (all half-assed punched I...
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    make out of 2 pieces?

    Any way you could make this horseshoe like profile out of 2 pieces? It might make it easier to source for grinding- IE, could nest the parts and fit more onto a magnet at one time....
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    I ran a blanchard for some years, 42" mag. I...

    I ran a blanchard for some years, 42" mag. I would cuss my boss up and down if I got that job... just saying. :D

    Maybe a smaller model would be more tolerable, I dunno.
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    How did you get hobbyist from this? Most hobbyist...

    How did you get hobbyist from this? Most hobbyist would not know or care if it was a Kurt vise, they would be too busy asking about their home made cnc plasma table and what is the best billet to...
  12. Thread: Phone Cad App

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    Wowsa! :eek: Have we gone sooo digital/mobile...

    Wowsa! :eek:

    Have we gone sooo digital/mobile a quote can't wait until you can get a proper look with a laptop, or your home/office pc??*

    * I may have read into something that isn't there. I am...
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    Are you looking to buy this for cheap, or are...

    Are you looking to buy this for cheap, or are just curious about the make/model? It doesn't look like a Kurt to me, unless it pre-dates my machining experience (which it could).

    YouTube

    Here is...
  14. Gov't and aerospace mat'l specs are the worst....

    Gov't and aerospace mat'l specs are the worst. Like you said, sometimes you can dig around and either find an approved alt mat'l, or find specs that have been updated (but not on that print from the...
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    Could be more than blance issues too. Are you...

    Could be more than blance issues too. Are you using high end controlled radius ball end mills?
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    If memory serves, it is real shit! OP, isn't...

    If memory serves, it is real shit!

    OP, isn't it the same (maybe a trade name?) as finkel (spelling?)
  17. Not going to happen, sorry. I have no problem...

    Not going to happen, sorry. I have no problem with Accupro, we use them everyday... on aluminum. At the very least you are going to need a better endmill, like a Garr, MA Ford or something. You could...
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    I don't really know, I am about 8-10 miles from...

    I don't really know, I am about 8-10 miles from the gulf coast. I think I would expect to pay about 2x rent from me to the coast... (I'm buying, and it's not cheap, but "cheap" compared to...
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    I think the corner radius is a HUGE factor... I...

    I think the corner radius is a HUGE factor... I remember running some MA Ford cutters in hard steel (A2 56-58ish) that ran forever! They were *some* coating with a .062r I think...
  20. Please don't do that, or at least don't word it...

    Please don't do that, or at least don't word it that way. I have been machining for going on 25 years now, 10+ in manual, and the last of it with 99% Fanuc controls. It may be obvious to 'you...
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    DUH! :D Who doesn't want to work with an ocean...

    DUH! :D

    Who doesn't want to work with an ocean front view!?
  22. Well apparently they have not found the right...

    Well apparently they have not found the right "bad ass mofo" :D
  23. a new CL funny.. (sorry if I already posted this)

    Bad Ass Mofo - skilled trades / artisan - job employment
  24. Umm.. high school shop robotics team. No "shop...

    Umm.. high school shop robotics team. No "shop rate", and I imagine that if the same deuche keeps clogging the wheel with aluminum everyone suffers so might as well figure out how to fix it...
  25. That is funny, thanks for sharing. :) I worked...

    That is funny, thanks for sharing. :)

    I worked with the exact opposite. He would take cold rolled bars, straight from the saw (and of course the 'saw guy' was a lazy bastard too that deburred nor...
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