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  1. Maybe make a fixture with a round OD to fit in a...

    Maybe make a fixture with a round OD to fit in a 3 jaw chuck that is profiled on the inside to the largest outside cross section of the hook part using the shank centerline (would be somewhat of an...
  2. One side of the company I work for in my day job...

    One side of the company I work for in my day job does DoD work and requires a certified purchasing system which for them requires a 3 quote minimum so for every PO placed there are 2 losers.
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    Not adjustable but a really great light VISION...

    Not adjustable but a really great light
    VISION 3.5 LED RING LIGHT 126 LEDS CNC R8 KNEE MILL BRIDGEPORT PROTOTRAK IP68 | eBay
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    I find the ISO concept borderline insulting to...

    I find the ISO concept borderline insulting to people who give a shit about their job whether it be a machinist or otherwise. It caters to the lowest common denominator not those that are masters of...
  5. I got a name, thanks

    I got a name, thanks
  6. Cast iron I believe based on what they do, parts...

    Cast iron I believe based on what they do, parts wouldn't be more than 40 lbs
  7. Is there a small piece foundry in the Syracuse NY area?

    A company I know in Auburn, NY is looking for a foundry that would do a ~50 piece order
    I think that's too small for a place like Frazer and Jones or Armstrong Mold, not sure if others like ESCO or...
  8. Grainger .....

    Grainger


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  9. Thread: Shop advertising

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    Subscribed, I'm in a similar situation and have...

    Subscribed, I'm in a similar situation and have considered the billboard idea as well, I already have a website
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    61" Exmark Lazer Z here, I bought it used and put...

    61" Exmark Lazer Z here, I bought it used and put Carlisle AT101 chevron tires on it, no regrets and the tires don't tear up the grass as bad as you would think as long as you keep the wheels moving...
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    Grainger and MSC websites are horrible unless you...

    Grainger and MSC websites are horrible unless you know exactly what you need, love McMaster's site, simple, no fluff
    It'd be nice if Mitee Bite stopped selling thru Grainger/Zoro, my last 2 orders...
  12. I recently went thru this and it didn't work out...

    I recently went thru this and it didn't work out well for me. I went to mgmt and said they need to get someone else. Being a younger guy but with more experience than the older guys they never...
  13. Thread: Thread Chatter

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    If the insert is a Shars one I would get a better...

    If the insert is a Shars one I would get a better quality one and try again, their inserts are crap IMO
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    I've always been mechanically inclined (just...

    I've always been mechanically inclined (just finished rebuilding a carb) and used to spend my study high school study hall time in the shop at school. Funny the shop teacher used to let me go pretty...
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    Looks like you're new to ebay with no feedback so...

    Looks like you're new to ebay with no feedback so that might be 1 reason
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    We use Metcals at work, very nice but pricey I...

    We use Metcals at work, very nice but pricey
    I use this at home, no complaints
    https://www.amazon.com/Weller-WES51-Analog-Soldering-Station/dp/B000BRC2XU
  17. Bolt muffler clamps on the pipe and clamp in your...

    Bolt muffler clamps on the pipe and clamp in your vise
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    I'd trash it, sucks it happened but those are...

    I'd trash it, sucks it happened but those are mistakes that generally happen once
  19. I manage 2 groups at work, 1 of which I worked my...

    I manage 2 groups at work, 1 of which I worked my way up thru initially starting at zero, some of the guys are older than me some younger, after running the 1 team for 5 years I recently went into my...
  20. Plumbers drain snake or similar design to work...

    Plumbers drain snake or similar design to work around corners
  21. How about adding something like a rotorouter...

    How about adding something like a rotorouter spring to the end of the existing auger biased towards the center diameter and adding a short auger you can make to the other end of the spring so it gets...
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    I have 2 sets of these McMaster-Carr...

    I have 2 sets of these
    McMaster-Carr
    Made by Precision Twist Drill
    I believe they sell the 115 piece version
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    I agree with what you are saying. Companies...

    I agree with what you are saying.
    Companies have been around long before ISO came along and for production work some type of work instruction/diagrams tailored to the competency of the existing...
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    I'm not an Elon Musk fan but I thought this quote...

    I'm not an Elon Musk fan but I thought this quote he gave in Wired magazine has some substance, maybe I'm just looking for a confirmation bias....

    I don’t believe in process. In fact, when I...
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    Thanks I have a 4" Kurt in good shape, I rarely...

    Thanks
    I have a 4" Kurt in good shape, I rarely use it if ever, wasn't sure if it performed some function better than a 6" Kurt. I have (3) 3600v's I use all the time.
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