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    a few copy editor and opinion edits for you. ...

    a few copy editor and opinion edits for you. First, the currency is in Euro, the picture is a stock photo of Benja-r-mn's. I cringe at stock photo's, especially those that do not fit description. ...
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    Mixed feelings here. I/we do a lot of work for...

    Mixed feelings here. I/we do a lot of work for amazon infrastructure, so that might weight my bias. When Amazon increased minimum wage it paid to 15 it raised all trades (welders, carpenters,...
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    I just saw the price of the grizzly, wow. A...

    I just saw the price of the grizzly, wow.
    A little savings, with a tapmatic… 16'' CLAUSING/TAPMATIC Rx50 BENCH DRILL PRESS, 1.0 HP 220/440 MODEL 1639 | eBay
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    Inflation numbers have politics and lots of...

    Inflation numbers have politics and lots of economic theories to get the exact values. Plus-minus 1/8" is not political, the last 32nd is the fuzzy area.
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    I think pro grade has some to do with what your...

    I think pro grade has some to do with what your wheel house is. I can roll around at some of the welding and brazing questions here, but I am in aww at some of the other areas.
    If you are running...
  6. I did some 5/16 hole countersinking in plasma...

    I did some 5/16 hole countersinking in plasma holes (plasma over water table so as hard as theory allows) and it was not fun at first. ended up with expensive (but cheap?) carbide counter sinks from...
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    abrasives can be medical grade accurate to back...

    abrasives can be medical grade accurate to back of pick-up marked with a squished dried sharpie with 1/4 slop in bearing. A dewalt/skil will be as accurate as you set your vice and material in a...
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    disable torch height controller feedback. Forces...

    disable torch height controller feedback. Forces the torch to stay low during cut, slow down more, 1/2 on 1/2 is possible, I would think 30 percent feed rate with the 80 amp as slightly wag. Lead...
  9. I am not anti stepper. A nema 23 stepper is not...

    I am not anti stepper. A nema 23 stepper is not going to push hundreds of kilos of concrete or Styrofoam at game changing speeds.


    wait, what is the game?
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    I would like this machine but I do not need 5 and...

    I would like this machine but I do not need 5 and it would be a challenge to run it on 200A of 240 single phase. I think it is a 25hp motor. Someone with a big shop (memphisjed) should get it;)...
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    Horizontal saw that head hinges, usually tail...

    Horizontal saw that head hinges, usually tail end. HeM/fermi make a small one that pivots front end, which works for size.
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    I should check the for sale page more often. ...

    I should check the for sale page more often. Someone got a really nice hammer for a questionably low price; not me, and yes I am hating/jealous.
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    hyd mech v 18, used with a tiger stop. 4-6 blade...

    hyd mech v 18, used with a tiger stop. 4-6 blade or 5-8. NEVER BUNDLE CUT. 300 parts should be before first break time. Our little Scotchman cold saw could do that before lunch (with tiger stop)...
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    We are in the process of installing a new...

    We are in the process of installing a new deba/pedinghaus auto mitering saw - which is a bit more than your price. It is replacing a hyd mech s-20 auto which was ok (sold for scrap+, it was worn out...
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    or any decent cad program. software has made us...

    or any decent cad program. software has made us lazy, but I do not have time for the fun geometry maths with work and all.
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    back when cable rails were trending I angle...

    back when cable rails were trending I angle drilled pipe with a drill bit. Make the point more pencil tapered, center punch about 1/32 towards the angle of hole. Go super slow on start (which might...
  17. Less tonnage and more forgiving(more throw = less...

    Less tonnage and more forgiving(more throw = less bend). Really once you use pivot dies you question why everyone doesn't. (I know, money... but even home brew pivot dies are better than v's)
    I...
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    because adding 2 screws would be to handy? I...

    because adding 2 screws would be to handy? I have wondered that too.
  19. rolla v. I have ghetto fab pivot dies for our...

    rolla v. I have ghetto fab pivot dies for our piranha, use nicer (made by machinest - not rolla v) on fly presses. you can supper 77 some umhw on the tops for super clean bends. Also use way less...
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    No comparison on the cam end, but the cad end of...

    No comparison on the cam end, but the cad end of autodesk products is blocky and harsh and somehow the files are usually bloated, especially the newer versions. Doing anything smooth and curved like...
  21. I have used bekenhoff controllers on conveyors -...

    I have used bekenhoff controllers on conveyors - mixed review here, used often in heavy industry, their windows interface is not pleasant. Planet controller on my mill, so far nice, running the apple...
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    scale is between two and three sheets of printer...

    scale is between two and three sheets of printer paper on the 2.5 grade 36/50. sample size of one, on one side.
  23. If the file the machine wants is .plt then it...

    If the file the machine wants is .plt then it could be an older abb controller, the windows machine is just the hmi and drip feeder. Properly naming a file is on you, not him; tho he should be able...
  24. You can get Manufacturing Engineer papers with a...

    You can get Manufacturing Engineer papers with a fair amount of studying, work experience, college courses, and money. Not as efficient as just getting the degree in the first place.
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    Once you have variable speed to tune to material...

    Once you have variable speed to tune to material anything else is settling. With the effort going into the cool saw you can go with reduction and a vfd, your blades, saw, and material will thank you.
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