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  1. There is a big benefit to a VFD on a SG. I have...

    There is a big benefit to a VFD on a SG. I have a RPC but upgraded to a VFD on the SG.....reason? ramp speeds. 15 seconds to ramp up and down means there is no sudden jarring that can shift the...
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    TG, kind of applies to life not just the forum. ...

    TG, kind of applies to life not just the forum. People whose ego is always out front and have no humility will have a tough go of it.
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    Just put thermite on ignore. :D Honestly,...

    Just put thermite on ignore. :D

    Honestly, (unless that's because I'm one of assholes lol) I just don't see it (or did I miss some big dust up?).

    Every time I've asked for advice the...
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    I wouldn't make a meal of it. unless is full of...

    I wouldn't make a meal of it. unless is full of unboxed interapids or extremely heavy stuff (its not @ 50lbs), I'd shrink wrap the box to hold the drawers in, then shrink wrap to a small skid and...
  5. Thread: ERP systems

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    maybe this thing? QuickBooks App Store...

    maybe this thing?

    QuickBooks App Store

    I'd need convincing that QB got it right
  6. I read a thing recently that suggested...

    I read a thing recently that suggested entrepreneur success involves a lot of "enlightened trial and error". I thought hmmm....maybe how I'm doing things isn't as wacko as it sometimes seems.
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    Do you have to do one or a million? Its not...

    Do you have to do one or a million?

    Its not hard to do this the tedious way (I've done it several times and get a hole within a thou or 2 over 25x the diameter) for a couple but its not suitable...
  8. well...couple of thoughts. most of my life was...

    well...couple of thoughts. most of my life was in professional services. Eat will you kill environments that teaches sales and business acumen. The negative is it becomes essentially highly paid...
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    how else are we to get our comic relief? I think...

    how else are we to get our comic relief? I think he's some brilliant wit's alter ego. I mean come on, claims master status at everything, has a one customer business, speaks for all of American...
  10. Thread: ERP systems

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    its a just ok accounting system at best. Does...

    its a just ok accounting system at best. Does the most basic inventory functions but that's about it, definitely not in the ERP category.

    They are pushing the cloud version as well. Satisfy...
  11. I think you do, or should, already know the...

    I think you do, or should, already know the answer to that. Succeeding in any industry is like walking across a mine field, you need domain knowledge to not get killed.

    If you don't have it ...
  12. Geez EG, that wasn't that big an...

    Geez EG, that wasn't that big an offense......make your self useful and take to task the mouth breathers using "good" as an adverb :D
  13. I don't get why this is even a question. If...

    I don't get why this is even a question. If systems aren't integrated you end up with multiple data bases and everyone rekeying things all day long.

    What may make sense is integrate various...
  14. So far what I've got is vision of a guy sitting a...

    So far what I've got is vision of a guy sitting a field going "what should I do".

    Start by taking stock.

    Starting and succeeding at a business is difficult. Really friggin difficult. You...
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    For a real benchtop, (small and light for small...

    For a real benchtop, (small and light for small and light parts) there's Wabeco, made in Germany. I haven't used one but they are reportedly well made. There are also small ones marketed for use in...
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    Robert, great content...thanks for taking the time

    Robert, great content...thanks for taking the time
  17. Thread: Erp

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    can you comment on the price/cost?

    can you comment on the price/cost?
  18. depends on condition of course and also a common...

    depends on condition of course and also a common a thing is. Regular used tools you find in someones tool box, 15-50% with 50 being brand new never used wrapped in plastic, 25% for good used...
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    the lions share of the price trebling (in all of...

    the lions share of the price trebling (in all of NA) was hardly because of tariffs. nor will the decline (which I think we're at the start of) to do with tariffs. US data is easier to find (St Lious...
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    agreed, might as well just wear a sign. Lets...

    agreed, might as well just wear a sign. Lets ignore economics and be a good partisan ideologs no matter what.

    We've seen what I think are the first hints at the beginning of the decline (as most...
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    Good for you Richard. btw, mine appeared as a...

    Good for you Richard. btw, mine appeared as a build article in HSM bringing some improvements to it and also giving ample credit given to your father.
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    you're not Inspect Clouseau by any chance? The...

    you're not Inspect Clouseau by any chance?

    The Return of the Pink Panther (3/10) Movie CLIP - Freezer Ambush (1975) HD - YouTube
  23. you know what they say about renting the 3 F's

    you know what they say about renting the 3 F's
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    I have been using the alignment tool recently on...

    I have been using the alignment tool recently on a Schaublin 70 I've been reconditioning and wanted to show the versatility of the 'foot'. With 5/8" dia bars it handles large lathes but also fits...
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    I think there is truth to that. Jordan Peterson...

    I think there is truth to that. Jordan Peterson who in my mind brings a lot intellect and insight into the human condition (he's a very smart educated thinking man, a clinical Psychologist and...
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