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  1. do you have a boot you can kick yourself in the...

    do you have a boot you can kick yourself in the ass with?
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    looks like another pinche chingadera

    looks like another pinche chingadera
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    I traded in mine 1-1/2 yr ago at 300,000. Still...

    I traded in mine 1-1/2 yr ago at 300,000. Still ran like the day it was new
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    So I assume you're familiar with the little green...

    So I assume you're familiar with the little green jug. Haven't been over that way in years.
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    When I was running vent pipes in my house, I...

    When I was running vent pipes in my house, I couldn't get half way through a stud with a hole saw on one full charge. With a corded Milwaukee right angle drill and a self feed bit, I could bore a 2"...
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    I remember back mid 60's when I was in grade...

    I remember back mid 60's when I was in grade school in chatsworth we could see and hear the engine tests from the playground. Having grown up a few miles from a huge nuclear disaster does help...
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    I had a couple dewalt drills that I swore by....

    I had a couple dewalt drills that I swore by. They took an incredible amount of abuse, but kept on ticking. Finally, the last battery crapped out so I went and bought a new dewalt 18v drill. Absolute...
  8. I'm just impressed that he's willing to let us...

    I'm just impressed that he's willing to let us help him, and he's not going to charge us for it. I'll get right on it, buddy.:D
  9. High dollar parts and you want to risk them with...

    High dollar parts and you want to risk them with free advice from a public forum? If a gage is a little tight, a real live screw will probably be ok. I would call your customer and let them decide.
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    What are you programming with? Most CAM that I'm...

    What are you programming with? Most CAM that I'm familiar with have a "Rapid Feed" option, so it will "FEED" using G1, but at a faster rate (user defined). This eliminates the dreaded dogleg.
  11. Try checking the "Force Toolchange" button on the...

    Try checking the "Force Toolchange" button on the toolpath. If I'm understanding your question right, this will do what you want.
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    well don't bust your arm patting yourself on the...

    well don't bust your arm patting yourself on the back
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    Ever see the movie "Chinatown"?

    Ever see the movie "Chinatown"?
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    and you might as well slit your own throat while...

    and you might as well slit your own throat while you're at it
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    Years ago we had a generic store bought...

    Years ago we had a generic store bought application. One of the questions was, "Do you fluently speak any foreign languages?"
    About 2/3 of applicants put, "English"
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    Order a tank of nitrogen to fill the tires with....

    Order a tank of nitrogen to fill the tires with. Then you can say, "We have no compressed air here"
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    I hope they were using military grade aluminum

    I hope they were using military grade aluminum
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    I think it's against the law to ask that now. I...

    I think it's against the law to ask that now. I just tell people, "Tell me a little about yourself" and let them incriminate themselves. I can't keep up with what I'm allowed and not allowed to ask.
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    I went up to Napa auto and bought a bolt in...

    I went up to Napa auto and bought a bolt in front wheel bearing for a Honda something or other. Works great and it was only about $50.
  20. just use an M0 then put the new tool in. Say...

    just use an M0 then put the new tool in. Say you've got tool 10 and tool 12. But tool 12 doesn't exist as far as the machine is concerned. So after you run tool 10, have an M0, exchange tool 10 with...
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    Where I once lived, local code didn't allow...

    Where I once lived, local code didn't allow unions on gas lines, so you had to use a right/left section of pipe like in TrueTempers post.
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    there are some new casting alloys that chew...

    there are some new casting alloys that chew inserts up instantly. But with 6061 they should last for years. Like Bob said, it sounds like you've got the wrong inserts. If you're trying to rip a lot...
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    what kind of aluminum are you cutting?

    what kind of aluminum are you cutting?
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    YouTube...

    YouTube
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    without a picture it's hard to say for sure, but...

    without a picture it's hard to say for sure, but it sounds like a chingadera.
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