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    ROFLMAO, You should have put a smiley on this...

    ROFLMAO,
    You should have put a smiley on this least people think you serious.
    If you were serious I don't even know where to file that.
    Bob
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    On one I think Gordaion has experience although...

    On one I think Gordaion has experience although maybe not in auto. I do not think he is guessing but just the way things went for him and where he was.
    One should not discount that.

    On two this...
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    Strangely here it is the opposite. Smaller...

    Strangely here it is the opposite. Smaller companies tend to pay more than the big guys but with less job security.
    Agree with the ranges but you have to have some real time in to make decent money....
  4. He has an idea and trying. So if you want to...

    He has an idea and trying.
    So if you want to whine what do you think the "cut" should be 2,3,5,10,18,25 or more percent?
    What are your sales cost as a percentage, do you even track this time and...
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    Only a matter of time on point one. On point two...

    Only a matter of time on point one.
    On point two there are just too many people in China and in a very much changing economy.
    Maybe we should have a government push to make more babies here or...
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    In the auto world often a team is assigned to...

    In the auto world often a team is assigned to assess the cost involved and issue the cost recovery to the vendor.
    Identifying and ranking the risk of potential problems from both outside and inside...
  7. Kanman, One should at least say welcome to the...

    Kanman,
    One should at least say welcome to the PM board. :cheers:
    It's sometimes up front brutal, do not take it personalty.
    Bob
    PS. that video is not only allowed but surley validates what you...
  8. And who now owns Widia which was part of Krupp...

    And who now owns Widia which was part of Krupp and one of the first carbide suppliers?
    AFAIK Manchester did the first inverted vee which was big in stability over the other options.
    Iscar would...
  9. Some would question that. I like the Huge Giant...

    Some would question that.
    I like the Huge Giant Rat and have bought but some stuff is certainly scrap metal.
    Downside you have to go visit to know, upside not a long drive from SE Michigan.
    While...
  10. Soooo..... Wheel around 3200, drill press around...

    Soooo.....
    Wheel around 3200, drill press around 5-10 RPM and about 5-10 gallons per minute of coolant (Think home garden hose full open)
    Other end, slow speed grind with wheel around 50-100 RPM...
  11. This is the jack? Maybe why the good lord...

    This is the jack?
    Maybe why the good lord invented duct tape :).
    I like the teachme plugs but I do like simple and not easy to lose.
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    Hardly crash being the key. It only takes once....

    Hardly crash being the key. It only takes once.
    I'd make a wild ass guess that only experienced riders do this.
    My SUV has air bags and I can take a head on and walk away, my bike does not have...
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    Those of you who think ISO 9000+ a pain should...

    Those of you who think ISO 9000+ a pain should try IATF 19649. There are 8 chapters or actually books in this. A lot of it your management and office practices as the focus has moved.
    One...
  14. It has to be flat to the ways not the bottom,...

    It has to be flat to the ways not the bottom, send it out to be ground to the bottom and you are going for a crap shoot.
    Roll the dice as you want.
    When doing such I spec to the grinder how I want...
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    Are you telling me we are all just wasting time...

    Are you telling me we are all just wasting time here?
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    The big size difference between a normal run and ...

    The big size difference between a normal run and 2 springs passes concerns me.
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    That looks terrible. Now how can I get a bit of...

    That looks terrible.
    Now how can I get a bit of a clean cut and then so many grooves. What was cutting the grooves and gashes as my tool did the other outside nicely?
    Why the trenches? What the...
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    Poll: Mine is not listed so I'm like other and not part...

    Mine is not listed so I'm like other and not part of the poll?
    Can I ask what is the point of such a question?
    At post 2 and 3 you have zero hits.

    Plenty of Haas and Brother guys out there.
    I...
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    Picture three is just full of chip weld problems....

    Picture three is just full of chip weld problems. That is why you see deep scratches coming and going as the weld builds on the tool and then breaks off. The cutting edge did not stay clean.
    Picture...
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    I've known great engineering managers that were...

    I've known great engineering managers that were no way "wiz" engineers or deep in engineering knowledge.
    I would consider editing a post a big no-no. Leave or delete but do not change what someone...
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    On the flip side is Fedex heavy packages....

    On the flip side is Fedex heavy packages.
    Ordered a motor, 130 pounds so expected a truck.
    Yet came in a regular delivery and the poor guy had to haul it into the shop by himself.
    He told me yes...
  22. Thread: Recession?

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    And yet I know people making $30-$37 per hour...

    And yet I know people making $30-$37 per hour plus full benneis doing just this.
    Maybe that is not real pay to you.
    Bob
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    That is a big challenge and not something to be...

    That is a big challenge and not something to be tried without experience, practice and studs.
    Sometimes it is your only choice for transport (BTDT) but I really think the OP should not even consider...
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    I think it is customer interest over any...

    I think it is customer interest over any government push.
    There are other ways to hit the CAFE.
    We will see how this plays as now along comes Ford who has spent some real money on this type...
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    This is something every snowmobile rider knows...

    This is something every snowmobile rider knows well but it's sort of unnatural for me on a motorcycle as you can't put two fingers on the front brake.
    Bob
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