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    Magyver, I will end this discussion right now....

    Magyver,
    I will end this discussion right now.

    Business conditions have never looked this good (in my career), and I have never seen this strong of demand for high end machine tools and tooling....
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    First thing to note Mcgyver, I don't state...

    First thing to note Mcgyver,

    I don't state opinion. I only state what is actually happening.

    What is actually happening in our sector is quite positive. If anyone is experiencing hardship...
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    Yes absolutely, I do like for prices to increase...

    Yes absolutely, I do like for prices to increase on all US manufactured goods, it's about damn time we don't have to lower or prices to suit Chinese inferior copies.

    Look guys, what we are...
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    A price increase of US made equipment, is a...

    A price increase of US made equipment, is a good......... very good thing. Have you seen how midwest manufacturers are responding to all of this?

    With no Fed Rate Hike in sight, the US...
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    For all that are still concerned about tariffs, ...

    For all that are still concerned about tariffs,

    relax, unless you pedal or purchase Chinese crap your going to be just fine.

    Buy Quality, buy US products.


    It seams that the most concerned...
  6. Thread: Moon Shot; 1969

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    You are absolutely right Dualkit, I,m sure there...

    You are absolutely right Dualkit,
    I,m sure there were some NC going on, but you are correct, most of the hardware was made by journeymen level machininst and toolmakers.

    Keep in mind, for NASA to...
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    Steve, You have described the foundation of this...

    Steve,
    You have described the foundation of this subject, thank you.
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    I understand that there were painful aspects of...

    I understand that there were painful aspects of this period, but don't take away from the achievement that Apollo 11 achieved.
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    Yes Jan, This event was absolutely American. ...

    Yes Jan,
    This event was absolutely American.
    50 years later, it can't be matched.
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    My Dad worked at McDonnell Douglas in the early...

    My Dad worked at McDonnell Douglas in the early 60's,
    It was only a few days after July 24th's landing when he treated himself to a brand new Chevrolet Malibu Coupe.

    I can still remember what it...
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    Yes it was Steve, What is also notable is the...

    Yes it was Steve,
    What is also notable is the quality of machinetools that were produced during that period. I'll bet that most of those tools are still in operation.

    CNN will broadcast Apollo...
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    I was camping in my neighbors backyard, I was...

    I was camping in my neighbors backyard, I was also 9 years old.

    It's doubtful that any of our members worked on the Apollo Program, Their age would be at least in their 8o's
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    Moon Shot; 1969

    I recently seen CNN's Apollo 11,
    It was awesome. A must see.

    If there are any PM members that have contributed to this program, I congratulate you, for a job well done almost 50 years ago.
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    The Tariff threat has become overblown nonsense. ...

    The Tariff threat has become overblown nonsense. The 4 rate hikes last year combined with the tariffs imposed, US Manufacturing is accelerating. Now there is talk of a rate cut.

    The federal...
  15. Thread: Boycott China

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    Boycott China

    A measure that We have constituted for over the last 40 years is to not purchase anything from CHINA.

    the quality of there products are grotesquely inferior.

    But for many, it is sufficient.
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    To be quite honest, I am expecting a down turn,...

    To be quite honest, I am expecting a down turn, but I am also reasonably confident that it won't be nearly as severe as what happened in 2008.

    Why am I so sure? In 2008, the US manufacturing...
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    Never "ask" for a raise. Take a few days off,...

    Never "ask" for a raise. Take a few days off, and if they notice, demand your $ immediately.

    There is no need for discussion, make sure "management" knows that you are already walking.
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    The Manufacturing expansion that I referred to is...

    The Manufacturing expansion that I referred to is unique, and it's characteristics have never been like this ever before.

    What I see is the industrialization of parts of the country that have not...
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    My main point is to make clear of the possible...

    My main point is to make clear of the possible consequences of shorting (short selling) the NYSE.
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    I will not wager (any $ amount) with any one...

    I will not wager (any $ amount) with any one person.

    My DOW 30,000 call still stands, it might not get there in 14 days, but the most important question to any short seller listening is; does...
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    Manufacturing Expansion

    Manufacturing expansion in the United States is clearly underway. For my business, it became noticeable in 2014.

    What I see today, is a complete saturation of manufacturing activity growth thru...
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    Trump's administration is dead right on this...

    Trump's administration is dead right on this subject. No other previous administration has had the courage to sacrifice our economy's current trend for the benefits of the long term.

    Meanwhile,...
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    Your Absolutely right jancollc, I couldn't have...

    Your Absolutely right jancollc,
    I couldn't have said it any better. To all of the doomers out there; the manufacturing sector hasn't looked this good since 1969.
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    The trade deal looks like a bust. If China...

    The trade deal looks like a bust. If China doesn't want to play ball fairly, that's ok. This administration is fully content on playing Russian Roulette, with more than 2 rounds in the chamber.
    ...
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    Hello Pete,and Mcgyver, What I do know with...

    Hello Pete,and Mcgyver,
    What I do know with certainty about this market, is that when there are this many negative, uncertain events on the horizon, the market is very capable of a very strong...
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