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    A real decent family of surface grinders. It is a...

    A real decent family of surface grinders. It is a private label and paint.
    Maybe better than the old Clausings which were not the best surface grinders made here.
    Do you need one this big?
    A...
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    The great thing on this site is a variety of...

    The great thing on this site is a variety of views.
    I wear out stones, they get .060 thick and break into bits. That takes a lot of use.
    Like hand lapping a mirror it is a skill and you can create...
  3. Why would you put these inserts in this endmill...

    Why would you put these inserts in this endmill body?
    Someone recommend this to you? Did you want to make your life difficult?
    Or just did not know or understand and bought the first you found?
    Bob
  4. That is not an encouraging or uplifting view....

    That is not an encouraging or uplifting view.
    Maybe we pull together and ride the storm despite the hardship.
    Maybe we walk out stronger, better and faster. More aware, more caring and more...
  5. Not gonna be tar and feathered from here, we use...

    Not gonna be tar and feathered from here, we use it all the time on holders, vises, fixtures and even gauge blocks.
    All my coolant is water and synthetic, oil...yuck.
    LPS3, yuck and goo. Good for...
  6. Yes, GM has teamed up with a company that already...

    Yes, GM has teamed up with a company that already makes these to ramp up production and help with floor space, personnel and engineering help.
    Strange that GM being called out as they are doing more...
  7. How do you all think this will come to end? Not...

    How do you all think this will come to end?
    Not how many deaths or toll on all of us but what stops it?
    All good to not try to catch it and slow it so that hospitals are not overflowing and we can...
  8. Not to worry, right now are the tweets blaming GM...

    Not to worry, right now are the tweets blaming GM and Ford for slow response and overcharging, now we know the real bad guys in this battle.
    Trump orders GM to start ventilator production for...
  9. Defense Production Act: Trump signs memorandum...

    Defense Production Act: Trump signs memorandum requiring GM to make ventilators - CNNPolitics
    Evidently POTUS does not understand that GM itself is now mostly an assembler and not a builder.
    Bob
  10. That end of the system held up by low paid and...

    That end of the system held up by low paid and brave real stand up people in this time of insanity.
    Bob
  11. When this shows up I have to wonder about...

    When this shows up I have to wonder about Theranos , seemed like real low dollar magic and great if had worked.
    Bob
  12. This is like falling off a log hard. It is easy...

    This is like falling off a log hard. It is easy peasy and do it all the time.
    Plenty of old posts.
    Maybe start here:
    Brake Controlled Truing Wheels
    Why the pics not clear? I do not do photo...
  13. Florida sucks in the summer. You need AC...

    Florida sucks in the summer. You need AC everywhere and don't want to mow the lawn after 9 AM.
    How do you live in that, plus you never see snow.
    Really, no snowman in the front yard? No skiing, no...
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    No, not the way it is working.... Do you have...

    No, not the way it is working.... Do you have employees?
    In auto we get forced vacation and shutdown during changeover, this is not anywhere near the same.
    Bob
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    Furloughed, nice word. Lawyers making 6 figures...

    Furloughed, nice word.
    Lawyers making 6 figures plus are different than workers making 10-20 dollars per hour.
    One side can afford a unpaid vacation and buying health insurance, the other not so...
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    Yup, it is not the bats it is the squirrels. A...

    Yup, it is not the bats it is the squirrels.
    A rather red faced one out back banging a a tree branch and chattering like mad.
    Dog tells me the translation is "We will bury you" or something like...
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    So not good but a question and more just for fun...

    So not good but a question and more just for fun and laughs.
    This thing gets in you nasal, throat and then lungs.
    Alcohol kills it even if seated inside but not yet attached?????
    YouTube
    Bob...
  18. Interesting to see that when there is no real...

    Interesting to see that when there is no real answer to a crisis people go to their political corners and fight like mad.
    Maybe this drags out 9 months and the election gets postponed or very few...
  19. Thread: Tarrifs

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    Yes. What I used to get was hold your price and...

    Yes.
    What I used to get was hold your price and you get the blanket, raise the one penny on one item and we will quote the entire world against you on all your work.
    There is almost always...
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    On the subject of shutdowns and cash flow to shop...

    On the subject of shutdowns and cash flow to shop owners.
    How long will you carry health insurance on your employees if they are not working? 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, more?
    If they paid a...
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    I see you have on handle on who runs my...

    I see you have on handle on who runs my world.....I try to duck and cover...The whole old thing from the 60s, get under the desk, hide, and hope the explosion not big.
  22. Ford is giving away free cars for three months....

    Ford is giving away free cars for three months.
    No payments and you get a brand new car for zero and no payments for the next three months, zero, zip.
    Must be a hook like sign your life on the...
  23. Don't take all this as bad news 5 microns over a...

    Don't take all this as bad news
    5 microns over a meter is not super high precision or needs crazy methods.
    I can do this with plain ole screws, medium class bearings and normal motor feed back with...
  24. Thread: Recession?

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    That one a dumber that rock move given to coming...

    That one a dumber that rock move given to coming support of the fed to boost it.
    Not sure it will hold.
    No not Monday, I bought it on last week as the big money bail out took form, Real serious...
  25. Thread: Recession?

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    Well that answers question one. I am feeling...

    Well that answers question one.
    I am feeling verbal abuse, I want to request a committee call.:D
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