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    Mine seemed to give it all the flywheel could...

    Mine seemed to give it all the flywheel could provide but it didn't know the material was a dozen times thicker than it was set up for. Had the lower die not broke I think it would have sheared the...
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    A friend bought a new 6k Cat 3 years ago,...

    A friend bought a new 6k Cat 3 years ago, developed a rod knock a bout 6 months ago. It was used similar to what you are planning, out of warranty they pulled the pan and found it to be a dipper cup...
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    The internet, email, text, have taught folks to...

    The internet, email, text, have taught folks to read from the bottom up till they get bored then reply.
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    Wrecking the first part don't make you an idiot,...

    Wrecking the first part don't make you an idiot, just human, Have you tries getting some cut from plate, perhaps a plate drop?
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    A few years ago I decided a gold wing is too...

    A few years ago I decided a gold wing is too heavy to put on the back of her motor home, so in looking around i found a Yamaha V-Max, big enough we can both ride it but small enough she can ride it...
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    I almost bought one, made several calls to...

    I almost bought one, made several calls to Wiggins and they were very helpfull, the one I was looking at was 2wd and I found a JBL 4wd so I bought it instead but as said before call wiggins, good...
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    We talked quite about power usage here, 100A is...

    We talked quite about power usage here, 100A is plenty. I find I can run an auto bandsaw and 3 vf2's on a 3 hp piston compressor though it does run most of the day.

    Haas Vf-2 on 100 Amp Panel,...
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    One of my helpfull employees set a piece of 3/4 x...

    One of my helpfull employees set a piece of 3/4 x 2 6061 0n our wysomg mechanical press brake that was set up to put a 90 bend in .062 5052, turned it on and pressed the foot pedal, a half second...
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    We are not "very opinionated", some of us are...

    We are not "very opinionated", some of us are simply more "openly right" than the rest and since they invented Covid, just a bit more testy than normal.

    I would do a few tests on the main power in...
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    I think this only can work with a side mount tool...

    I think this only can work with a side mount tool changer, the umbrella ones I have only orientate for tool change position.
    Could you lengthen the handle and push it around in an arc?
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    More acute to compensate for the spring back, be...

    More acute to compensate for the spring back, be careful they lower is easy to break and can go quite a distance. Some training from an old hand would be advised, you can likely buy a few hours for a...
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    "I know you can learn, but do you really want to...

    "I know you can learn, but do you really want to ?"

    That sounds to me like his main goal, for him and his son. Highly commendable In my mind, his son could walk into a set of skills he could use...
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    "everything seems to lose power for a split...

    "everything seems to lose power for a split second and then boots back up"

    Does it actually power itself back on? Or simply allow you to do it?
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    You may have to put a case of beer under it or a...

    You may have to put a case of beer under it or a bag of pot in it, tools are getting hard to give away.

    I ended up hauling 75lbs of micrometers, gauge pins and such from Ca to Idaho so I could...
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    I cant begin to explain how much stress and...

    I cant begin to explain how much stress and weight comes off your sholders when they are not on your payroll any more. For us it was 20 or more hours for each of us spent retraining and or fixing...
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    Ain't much snow in my part of Idaho, but I guess...

    Ain't much snow in my part of Idaho, but I guess we have a bit on the way
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    I get in my 2018 ram 3500, push the brake, push the stop/start and nothing happens, a warning on the dash tells me I need the damn fob thing again, if I keep it in my pocket like I used to with my...
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    I went to school with a guy who has been working...

    I went to school with a guy who has been working as a mechanic since, we are 54, one day a couple of years ago he quit going to work and won't leave his house, nothing happened to cause it, just one...
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    I saw it written on a wall one time in 3 foor...

    I saw it written on a wall one time in 3 foor tall letters:

    Life is what happens while you are making other plans.
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    Don't forget yards of punched paper tape and...

    Don't forget yards of punched paper tape and teletype machines
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    Trump lost because he gets on twitter several times an hour and acts like a drunk 5 year old, not so much because of anything he actually did.
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    I swapped the wires inside the cabinet from one...

    I swapped the wires inside the cabinet from one rs232 to the other when I had that problem.
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    Jo thinks we may make it if we work from somewhere out of the way

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    The amount of knowlege and skill that will vanish...

    The amount of knowlege and skill that will vanish from this earth in the next few years in mind boggling to anyone that takes a few seconds to think about it, that makes no mention that these same...
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    That would be my old school mindset, I like to...

    That would be my old school mindset, I like to have it there handy on paper as well as the fact that I have not been somewhere where internet is easily accessable for 30 years
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