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    The Youtube video kind of looks like a propaganda...

    The Youtube video kind of looks like a propaganda piece showing that workers in the USA are overpaid.
  2. Do a good job and deliver it when you say you...

    Do a good job and deliver it when you say you will deliver it and you will have people beating your door down.
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    I've had to add a little denatured alcohol to old...

    I've had to add a little denatured alcohol to old layout die to thin it down a little bit so it will dry better.
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    It's known as planned obsolescence.

    It's known as planned obsolescence.
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    I'm not a real experienced CNC guy like a lot of...

    I'm not a real experienced CNC guy like a lot of you but "hand near the emergency stop button" comes to mind.
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    I did resort to surgical tape a couple of days...

    I did resort to surgical tape a couple of days ago to close a crack on the tip of my thumb. It works well but I just want to find something easy and convenient to do a quick fix of small cuts. Until...
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    I had to laugh when I read the description of the...

    I had to laugh when I read the description of the bandages. "The next time you crave Chinese food, simply reach in your cupboard for Nissin Chow Mein. The secret's in the savory sauce. Available in...
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    Sorry about the delay in updating this thread....

    Sorry about the delay in updating this thread. Life got in the way.

    I finally got back to the welder yesterday to try some tests that were suggested by others here. I tried stick welding and it...
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    Somewhat O.T. Small Adhesive Bandages

    Hello,

    I am looking for a source of small adhesive bandages (Bandaids). About a year ago I had heart surgery and am now on blood thinners and any little nick leaves me bleeding some. I usually buy...
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    My 13 year old Miller Synchrowave 180 conked out...

    My 13 year old Miller Synchrowave 180 conked out on me a few weeks ago too. I haven't had time to dive into it yet though.

    Last week I was talking to a friend and he was telling me that his...
  11. Thread: New CAM software

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    I was thinking about buying something but it was...

    I was thinking about buying something but it was quite expensive too. I'll let you guess what it was and how much it was.

    What is it about machinist types that they can't seem to type a price of...
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    I have a 10 Hp RPC dedicated to running a VMC...

    I have a 10 Hp RPC dedicated to running a VMC with a 7.5 Hp spindle motor and I have a double 30 amp breaker on it. Never had any problem with it.
  13. Thread: 3d metal printng

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    This video is about 4 years old so I can only...

    This video is about 4 years old so I can only imagine what they are doing now as far as 3d metal printing.

    YouTube
  14. Thread: Member, Thermite

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    It's like Deja Vu all over again.

    It's like Deja Vu all over again.
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    Did they take all of the chairs out of the...

    Did they take all of the chairs out of the offices too?
  16. I took a look on car-part.com and saw a bunch of...

    I took a look on car-part.com and saw a bunch of them for less than a C note.
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    I didn't try it again in stick mode but the tig...

    I didn't try it again in stick mode but the tig torch was dead. I'll try it in stick mode.
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    I didn't know that there was a fuse in there. Any...

    I didn't know that there was a fuse in there. Any idea where it is or what kind of fuse it is? I'll pull the covers off today and look for a fuse. Thanks for the tip.
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    Miller Synchrowave 180 Prolems

    Hello,

    I have a Miller Syncrowave 180SD that just quit working. I used it for some stick welding a few days ago and it was fine but today when I needed to do a little bit of tig welding and hit...
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    The plant that I worked at had some high speed...

    The plant that I worked at had some high speed Bruderer presses that ran carbide stamping dies. Amazing how fast they could run and still hold tight tolerances.
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    Consolidating and mergers will do that.

    Consolidating and mergers will do that.
  22. We have dealt with similar issues at our...

    We have dealt with similar issues at our lakefront cottage. Private road serving about 50 homes/cottages. It was gravel for years and the guy who graded it for donations was getting tired of it....
  23. i thought I would post this for those who think...

    i thought I would post this for those who think they are in a 28 or 35% bracket in the US. The rate is 24% for single filers from about 82K to 157K. Of course many of he people here are probably...
  24. Good luck with that. I spent the weekend canoeing...

    Good luck with that. I spent the weekend canoeing with a group of people. One couple was telling of being borderline diabetic but were drinking lots of alcohol and eating foods that don't really jive...
  25. Odd place for a thread like this. It sure looks...

    Odd place for a thread like this. It sure looks like it belongs in the manufacturing in the usa and europe section if history is any guide.
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