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  1. If you quit buying from the service center and...

    If you quit buying from the service center and buckle down and start stocking up on [cold] mill* qty volumes on anything that you routinely use, you would save quite a bit.

    You typically need to...
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    So, in short, nothing quite to the scale of...

    So, in short, nothing quite to the scale of >600,000 employees then?
    And then trying to take on an extra 40% volume?

    If Lee Iaccoca said that it was ran poorly, and that he could doo better, I...
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    I guess that I am going to end up closing this...

    I guess that I am going to end up closing this thread.

    No-one here seems to have much more to say on the subject anymore, but SPAM-mers hit this thread constantly, so ...


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    I really have no clue where y'all git off...

    I really have no clue where y'all git off thinking that it aint run right?

    Have you ever ran a big business that all of a sudden took on 40% more volume than expected, and you WERE expecting...
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    Yeah, I seen them on the Freedom Train back in...

    Yeah, I seen them on the Freedom Train back in '75.

    The 1975 - 1976 American Freedom Train

    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0257/3165/products/8389985_800x.jpg?v=1568985278



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    Yeah, I think that he said that he wore sumpthing...

    Yeah, I think that he said that he wore sumpthing like size 38?
    Had to be some reason she still puts up with him eh?


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    You had'ta git a Teckie to show you how to crash...

    You had'ta git a Teckie to show you how to crash it? https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/x105/mpminc/Smilies/.highres/tsk.gif?width=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds


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    https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/x105/mpminc...

    https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/x105/mpminc/Smilies/.highres/drum.gif


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    So was your Cinci VMC ------------ Think...

    So was your Cinci VMC


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  10. I have been under the impression for a coons age...

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    I have been under the impression for a coons age that anything from Kent has been imported / rebadged (?) for decades by now.
    ???
    Don't they now go by "Kent USA"?
    I know some...
  11. I understand and agree with your "Made in...

    I understand and agree with your "Made in Yankeeville" reason.
    I was just addressing the quality concern.

    I doubt that many castings that large are done here anymore.
    Thank your local EPA...
  12. Not sure I understand being concerned about the...

    Not sure I understand being concerned about the quality from Taiwan?

    A lot fussier stuff comes out of there that is really good.

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  13. Yeah, I had a 4x CNC version of the SerII SP, and...

    Yeah, I had a 4x CNC version of the SerII SP, and it is a nice machine!
    (And yes - it has the air assist knee, and you would be glad for it too)


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  14. Well, I Shirley don't know what part of "Sliding...

    Well, I Shirley don't know what part of "Sliding Headstock" has to doo with unattended?

    Shirley someone here has ponied a bar feeder up to a fixed headstock at some point?
    And 12'ers pony up to...
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    My coolant chips go into 1 yard dump hoppers with...

    My coolant chips go into 1 yard dump hoppers with drains.
    I let them drain out and then dump in a 12 yard hopper outside.

    I doo have spinners, but it's not worth spinning coolant chips typically....
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    Barfeeders, or at least stock tubes that will...

    Barfeeders, or at least stock tubes that will take up to 20' bars.
    Even run some 24' tubing at times.

    In the case of this job, I would have to load 12' bars for now, but would find a better way...
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    6000' looking for 15,000' --------------- ...

    6000' looking for 15,000'


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    LOL @ the 9 weeks statement! Sure, they will...

    LOL @ the 9 weeks statement!

    Sure, they will spend all week looking for someone that says that they can hit the 8 week mark.


    Had it just last week myself.
    I qtd 4 weeks on some return work,...
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    I have no idea what you are reading between any...

    I have no idea what you are reading between any lines, but there is nothing derogatory towards you intended in any way.
    If you found a "Paul is Dead" in the bottom of a Cracker Jack box somewhere,...
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    Yeah, maybe, but the other 68K are en-route from...

    Yeah, maybe, but the other 68K are en-route from Suez as we speak....


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    You didn't say the size of the barstock, but...

    You didn't say the size of the barstock, but ass_u_meing that it is 3/8" CDR, you are only looking at 14,000#.
    This job may not be in your (apparently a LOT of yours') wheelhouse, but there is...
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    LOL! I am just finishing up a 10K pc order for...

    LOL!

    I am just finishing up a 10K pc order for a 1" version - similar to what you are saying.
    Running 2500/wk.
    Absolutely I'd quote it!

    And what's with the concern over all the little stuff?...
  23. Call me when they get some "steadying" software...

    Call me when they get some "steadying" software enabled. :ack2:


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  24. Keep in mind that this guy is a sales jocky, and...

    Keep in mind that this guy is a sales jocky, and not a user.


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    FWIW - At least for the fans on the amps is...

    FWIW - At least for the fans on the amps is concerned, Fanuc is as cheap of a source for them as anywhere.

    Don't know that I have ever replaced the fan on the actual motors on a Fanuc yet?
    Yes on...
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