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  1. sound like you're buying shit batteries. We buy...

    sound like you're buying shit batteries. We buy good fresh ones and they last close to a year. A while back, we had a guy find a great deal on them on ebay. They sell old expired shit. Typically they...
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    there's nothing that can't be done with an excel...

    there's nothing that can't be done with an excel spreadsheet
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    what else is funny is the guy who's trying to...

    what else is funny is the guy who's trying to sell this garbage doesn't seem to give a shit.
  4. your "J" thread will have a modified minor...

    your "J" thread will have a modified minor diameter. 304 is very well suited for form tapping. When you say 1/8 hard, you'll find it to be a bit tougher than 1/9 hard.
  5. what we've done before, but with much tighter...

    what we've done before, but with much tighter tolerances, is to clamp down a piece of sacrificial material so you can machine a full, or near full circle. Then it's easy to check.
  6. I don't grind much Inconel, but I just use a...

    I don't grind much Inconel, but I just use a general purpose pink wheel. Parts come out nice, but I do need to redress the wheel quite often.
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    when I worked in a large hanger, the doors were...

    when I worked in a large hanger, the doors were telescoping and ran on tracks at top and bottom. But, in the middle there were a set of vertical doors that would raise up to clear the planes tail....
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    that's funny, because they weren't blurry...

    that's funny, because they weren't blurry yesterday
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    ahh. That makes sense. FWIW, your spindle speed...

    ahh. That makes sense. FWIW, your spindle speed is awful slow, I would say 500 rpm is a conservative minimum.
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    it would be a solution looking for a problem.

    it would be a solution looking for a problem.
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    just make sure the prop 65 warning on the tape is...

    just make sure the prop 65 warning on the tape is written in spanish
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    just curious, why is your retract plane below the...

    just curious, why is your retract plane below the top of the part?
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    how do you put insulation on a half million volt...

    how do you put insulation on a half million volt line?
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    the balax chart says .072 drill size. Your a bit...

    the balax chart says .072 drill size. Your a bit under that, probably why you're breaking taps. Use a .072 reamer
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    Another game these assholes play. Public service...

    Another game these assholes play. Public service announcements one after the other urging people to conserve, but then they need to raise their rates because usage is down.:icon_bs:
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    it's just a bunch of assholes flexing their...

    it's just a bunch of assholes flexing their muscles and seeing how many people they can inconvenience and piss off. Purely political horseshit.
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    it's a box inside the post office

    it's a box inside the post office
  18. I was unfortunate enough to have been using...

    I was unfortunate enough to have been using masterscam back then. It was just the generic fanuc post that comes with it.
  19. it would be funny if you had one of my old...

    it would be funny if you had one of my old machines. I remember one of them had a serial number that started with 1234. The control is an M plus, (T+ would be a lathe, T for turning, M for milling)...
  20. are you looking to program in EIA or Mazatrol?

    are you looking to program in EIA or Mazatrol?
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    I would start by cleaning all the brush dust out...

    I would start by cleaning all the brush dust out of the motor.
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    why am I here on a Saturday? I'm calling them...

    why am I here on a Saturday? I'm calling them right now. I can go home, have my parts done tomorrow, and make a few hundred bucks at the same time. Awesome
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    of course, the germans had plenty of it as a by...

    of course, the germans had plenty of it as a by product of heavy water production
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    you mean like Zeppelins?

    you mean like Zeppelins?
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    I'm picturing in my mind, a middle aged housewife...

    I'm picturing in my mind, a middle aged housewife driving a minivan while texting and yelling at her snot nosed kids in the back seat, and the minivan is filed with compressed hydrogen. Don't want to...
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