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    Yes. The kurds got screwed by the UK 1940s, and...

    Yes.
    The kurds got screwed by the UK 1940s, and then the US, twice. Gas attacks from saddam and promised support.

    The kurds are the most disciplined civilised group in the area.
    Secular, and...
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    Clubs donīt wear out. The have different...

    Clubs donīt wear out.

    The have different lengths and stiffnesses, so a given club will be different to a given player.
    Grip thicknesses also vary, can be changed.

    Most people donīt use the...
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    Fwiw.. War as in a hot war with iran would be a...

    Fwiw..
    War as in a hot war with iran would be a global catastrophe.

    Iran aka persia has a 80 million population, well educated, no-where comparable to iraq.
    And 30%+ of the world oil transits...
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    Re: Seymour. In the EU according to how haas...

    Re: Seymour.
    In the EU according to how haas interprets the laws, they need the enclosures.
    I must not comment -- gentlemen donīt.

    But also when Haas does such on enclosures, they demonstrate...
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    I disagree with most of the negative posts...

    I disagree with most of the negative posts re:automation.

    Within a very short time, very cheap and very flexible IT interfaces will appear to do some jobshop automation.
    At a cost similar to a...
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    To OP: The pricing is way wrong. All big orgs...

    To OP:
    The pricing is way wrong.

    All big orgs like MT builders buy at less than 50% of list price, sometimes way less.
    Overstock and excess inventory retails around 20-30-40% of retail max, new,...
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    Nonsense. We (EU) donīt willingly pay the VAT...

    Nonsense.
    We (EU) donīt willingly pay the VAT taxes any more than You in the US pay Your income taxes with glee.

    We pay it because we must, by law, and armed men will come to confiscate our...
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    Hong Kong is not relevant to higher US tariffs. ...

    Hong Kong is not relevant to higher US tariffs.

    China will not cave on us tariffs, with 3.7% of exports by gdp being US.
    The US economy and consumer will start to see some effect in a month or...
  9. VulcanMachine should do one working machine. ...

    VulcanMachine should do one working machine.

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    Demonstrate working milling, in steel, making a steel round of say 10 mm D in 304 SS square stock of 11 mm square.
    Measure D in x and y, dti error...
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    1. No. (Wag). -They never listened to...

    1.
    No.
    (Wag).

    -They never listened to advice.
    -Never studied anything about machine shops, to learn about what is actually needed and done to make parts.
    (It is not hard.
    Go to 2 machine shop...
  11. A: You can run any cnc off generators. ...

    A:
    You can run any cnc off generators.

    Testimonial:
    In 2012 I was the Haas commercial sales manager for Spain.

    We had 7 machines of 40 HP, and had to run our new-built demo room in Barcelona...
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    No idea who replaces may, and not sure it...

    No idea who replaces may, and not sure it matters.

    The exiteers stirred the pot to rile the discontented.
    With lies.

    Now all the popula is against all the parties. With reason.

    The exiteers...
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    One could probably use some form of diamond saw...

    One could probably use some form of diamond saw and a spindle, even as an extra rigidly mounted tool not on the turret.
    Lapidary suppliers et al have saws.

    The process would probably take...
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    Disagree. First, the us economy is primarily...

    Disagree.

    First, the us economy is primarily services-based in 2019.
    Services, defence, oil/gas, government, it/stock market, production, everything else, agriculture.
    More or less in order of...
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    Agree with the sentiments. GD screwed the pooch,...

    Agree with the sentiments.
    GD screwed the pooch, and the excuses have little to do with it.
    GD was advised but had zero interest in learning why and how manufacturing costs stack up.

    Sure...
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    I donīt see anything about the per km costs ... ...

    I donīt see anything about the per km costs ...

    In Spain, carrefour (huge multinational supermarket) has free EV chargers with free parking.
    The cost of EV power is less than they make from the...
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    I donīt care for the X and itīs doors or seats -...

    I donīt care for the X and itīs doors or seats - although they are really cool, technically, once I saw them.

    I care very much for the power-electronics tech in the inverter/charger in the Model...
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    Yes. No. Depends. Tsla built 800M$ of paid-for...

    Yes. No. Depends.

    Tsla built 800M$ of paid-for inventory in 10.000 cars that were on ships in Q1.
    When these cars reach the buyers, the 800M$ comes in.

    And tsla paid 185M$ in one-time charges...
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    Depends. And on how much extra. Some engines...

    Depends. And on how much extra.
    Some engines will splash and evacuate the extra.

    These days, crankcases tend to be sealed or closed.
    A modern closed auto crankcase would probably have a...
  20. The EU / global 50 Hz-type 3-phase grid with 220V...

    The EU / global 50 Hz-type 3-phase grid with 220V household power needs much smaller wires in houses and permits easy, cheap, and fairly common 3-phase power wherever users want it.
    3-phase mostly...
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    Fwiw .. the latest moves by Mr Trump, US...

    Fwiw ..
    the latest moves by Mr Trump, US President, re: Mexico, Huawei, and china, are incredible.

    Very soon results will appear in the stock market, real economy, and actual production, jobs,...
  22. To the OP: reason is money. It is not hard...

    To the OP: reason is money.

    It is not hard technically to make SB-type basic small lathes of medium quality and rigidity.

    But current chinese lathes of 1-2 sizes larger have excellent tir, mrr,...
  23. Thread: Boeing 737 Max

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    I am pretty sure boeing never intentionally cut...

    I am pretty sure boeing never intentionally cut corners.

    They cut some corners through corp. culture, like most big corps do, especially in the us.
    In the eu and asia cutting corners on...
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    One 1/1000 of 1 micron ?? Nonsense. On a...

    One 1/1000 of 1 micron ??
    Nonsense.
    On a set-through using normal screws and chucks.

    1 micron on a set-through or any high-precision adjustable stuff is easy enough.
    And sub-miron down to 0.1...
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    Only quiggly - std / press fit are tolerances....

    Only quiggly - std / press fit are tolerances.
    1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
    Yes.

    You, anyone, everyone, are either already making money on xx widgets or You will never make money as the machinist.
    At least a...
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