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  1. Honestly...better than you would think. At the...

    Honestly...better than you would think. At the last shop I ran two HAAS lathes, one was a SL30 1999 model, the other was an ST30 2012 I got to bust the cherry on myself. No AC and no heat, well,...
  2. No information useful to the OP but....for 32...

    No information useful to the OP but....for 32 years I have worked here in La with no climate control..sweat balls off in summer and totally drained at the end of a day or freezing cant feel your toes...
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    Got started on the job today. Using HDPE. It...

    Got started on the job today. Using HDPE. It looks identical to sample and has the same stiffness as sample. Should be good to go. Thanks everyone for your input.
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    I carried the sample over to Regal plastics and...

    I carried the sample over to Regal plastics and had them tell me what it is....had it on the tip of my tong until I got here...HDPE? Shit...will look back at quote and get back here....$144 for a...
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    After much thinking and reading your post on this...

    After much thinking and reading your post on this matter, this is where I lay on it...

    Our salesman that brought this into the shop will need to carry some of the load by finding out exactly what...
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    HDPE? See, this is why this F ing job makes me...

    HDPE?

    See, this is why this F ing job makes me wake up at night...not knowing WTF this material is and making the wrong choice and carrying 100% of the blame if it goes to shit.
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    I think I will go with Delrin...would rather go...

    I think I will go with Delrin...would rather go with overkill and lose the bid than put something out there that may fail and smear out company name.
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    There is no print or bill of material. This makes...

    There is no print or bill of material. This makes me nervous not knowing the exact application it is used in and the customer has no clue either, he has been ordering from OEM I suspect.
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    Need advice for correct "plastic" to use

    I was given a sample to quote that is a mounting bracket for a Pulse pump..no idea what a pulse pump is.
    It is 3/8 thick, 5" x 5", four 3/8 holes and a 1" hole in the center with (4)3/16 holes...
  10. A shame your so far away. We have one that looks...

    A shame your so far away. We have one that looks to be in excellent shape that is going into the dumpster soon if no one claims it.
  11. You will not regret building a dog house outside...

    You will not regret building a dog house outside for it. I am east of you 175 miles, as you know, our winters here are not that bad, just keep him nice and dry and all will be well.
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    I have read most of the replies in this thread......

    I have read most of the replies in this thread...
    I am not ashamed one bit to tell you I like weed, like it a lot.
    Do it at work? umm, I have.
    Was I safe to work with? You damn right I was. I did...
  13. Often, it comes down to the mindset of the...

    Often, it comes down to the mindset of the employee himself. No matter what the pay scale is or benefit offered he is only out for himself, not the company, not the team he works with, he is just...
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    Is there a chance this guy (friend) is somewhat...

    Is there a chance this guy (friend) is somewhat ass hurt you got promoted and he did not?
    As said in the post above, you are going to have to make a choice, keep what you think is a friendship...
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    As a GM you are going to either need to hire...

    As a GM you are going to either need to hire someone who knows OSHA, labor laws and environmental issues or do some quick reading up if your company has over a certain amount of people....for...
  16. Many good points in this thread. As an employee I...

    Many good points in this thread. As an employee I would like to add this to other employees...being able to run a job start to finish in a manual HBM today and setup, program a CNC lathe or mill...
  17. I always had less than .0005 doing this holding...

    I always had less than .0005 doing this holding 1/4 diameter and such..............my chuck was well maintained and in excellent shape.
    I would take a new set of pointed jaws, set them at like 1.250...
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    Funny, we think almost identically on this...

    Funny, we think almost identically on this subject.
    I started a 4 bucks, 6 years later when I quit I was making 8 bucks, true story, in order to get EVERY ONE of my raises I had to go find another...
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    I want bore you with a wall of text why I think...

    I want bore you with a wall of text why I think what I am going to type next but......I am 50,2 years career center in high screwol then in job shops from 1986 to now. I really think the wave is...
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    In the very beginning we traded among each other....

    In the very beginning we traded among each other. Furs, spices, knives etc. Then for what ever reason we put value into gold, silver etc. and started trading that.

    This seemed to work for a while...
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    Used an electro mag chuck chuck many times...

    Used an electro mag chuck chuck many times roughing shims for the grinder. Once under an 1/8 thickness things got a little sketchy but doable with proper "fencing".

    Maybe you could make a fixture...
  22. Damnit, I know. Wasn't paying attention!! Was all...

    Damnit, I know. Wasn't paying attention!! Was all Dbizzle6869's fault anyway.....



    Merry Christmas!
  23. Hate to say it bud, but if I am picturing this...

    Hate to say it bud, but if I am picturing this right, you are pretty much screwed. Sometimes there just is no fixing an "oops"

    I am confused in one area..... "I tried tap and dye used 7/16"...
  24. The BS comes with the territory. Practical...

    The BS comes with the territory. Practical machinist has a higher concentration of daily users who are professionals in this trade with little patience of those who are not in the trades. PM is after...
  25. What are you planning to make with a lathe? If...

    What are you planning to make with a lathe?
    If you plan on doing a lot or mostly shaft work then I would be looking to pawn that thing off to get a conventional style lathe with functioning steady...
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