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    Buy YG-1's from ebay, specifically the place in...

    Buy YG-1's from ebay, specifically the place in Huntington beach that's cheap, if you don't run them into a vice, or plunge at 200ipm without coolant they last for ever.

    After i started to use...
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    Have you ever worked in a machine shop? machined...

    Have you ever worked in a machine shop? machined full time? got customers who could keep you busy?

    It's not as easy as it looks.
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    Get a used Fadal 3016, I've seen good examples go...

    Get a used Fadal 3016, I've seen good examples go at auction from $3-$12K, not too large a footprint, easy to run, and more importantly easy to fix. If you can fix a car you can fix a Fadal.
  4. I wouldn't be so sure these days......

    I wouldn't be so sure these days......
  5. There's plenty of threads were somebody has used...

    There's plenty of threads were somebody has used a mist collector like a Royal 1200cfm unit and had ducting going to a multitude of machines. You have to do a good job of minimizing openings, plus...
  6. I've never seen that. If you make sure the...

    I've never seen that. If you make sure the openings are adequately sealed on a machine (lexan/plywood/sawzall + 2-3 hours of work) then use a mist collector, or centralised sysyem you don't have to...
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    The reason you want a rough surface on the intake...

    The reason you want a rough surface on the intake port is to create a boundary layer between the wall and the air going along the port. Beyond the boundary layer the flow across the intake x-section...
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    Evidently you have never seen a Faro Arm being...

    Evidently you have never seen a Faro Arm being used.

    If you think reverse engineering a port using a CNC is an easy task, well your delusional
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    Neither, I'm more into off-road 2-strokes....

    Neither, I'm more into off-road 2-strokes. Current bike is a Suzuki RMX250, a semi-tamed RM250 with lights and a large tank.
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    What I would like though is a bike I saw coming out of a Meon...
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    and then there's Gordon Jenning's 2 Stroke Tuners...

    and then there's Gordon Jenning's 2 Stroke Tuners Handbook

    2 Stroke Tuners Handbook by Jennings, Gordon: Good Paperback (1987) | HPB-Red

    Personally I prefer 2-strokes over 4-strokes. More fun,...
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    I think EMCO's ran on 380v, so make sure it comes...

    I think EMCO's ran on 380v, so make sure it comes with the correct transformer
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    61 and still putting in 80 hours a week, your a...

    61 and still putting in 80 hours a week, your a real success story, just sayin...

    Look for some books by David Vizard, a lot of what applied back when he was tuning Minis would apply now.
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    You can buy filament for 3D printers that can...

    You can buy filament for 3D printers that can used in the wax investment process. I've never tried it but apparently it does work ok.

    Amazon.com: Polymaker PolyCast Filament 1.75mm for Investment...
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    Getting the Fanuc control serviced in So Cal is...

    Getting the Fanuc control serviced in So Cal is not a problem, Fanuc is located in Lake Forest, and there are some very good independant service guys as well. I have used Axis Engineering who are...
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    I wouldn't have posted a picture, because it's...

    I wouldn't have posted a picture, because it's probably already being copied in China as we speak. Do you have deep pockets to sue anybody who has a notion to copy your design?
    ...
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    I worked at a company North End of Portsmouth...

    I worked at a company North End of Portsmouth (England)

    First day there I was sat up in in HR going thru paperwork and getting my flextime key. Start time was anywhere from 7:30-9:00, If you keyed...
  17. If you know who's going to do the grinding ask...

    If you know who's going to do the grinding ask them. They'll tell you what they prefer or need.
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    Presumeably if you refuse the vaccine, you get...

    Presumeably if you refuse the vaccine, you get fired, and CAN'T collect unemployment?

    If so you'll get what you deserve.
  19. Buy a few inch/metric endmills from this company...

    Buy a few inch/metric endmills from this company and measure them to see if their claim is true.
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    I think in a post the OP claimed to have had...

    I think in a post the OP claimed to have had dinner with Don, his son and one other person. An e-mail to Don about this dinner, whether it happened would go a long to confirng the OP's bona fides.
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    Whatever he was he was a fantasist, I mean buying...

    Whatever he was he was a fantasist, I mean buying a new Brother to make a ridiculous niche product. I did the business plan in my head, took me 2.95 seconds to see it was BS. The funny part is that I...
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    There's nothing that Trump has done that's going...

    There's nothing that Trump has done that's going to benefit mankind.

    A lot of his so called success has been on the backs of small contractors. Pull your head out the sand

    USA TODAY exclusive:...
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    I thought the OP in that thread was some 13 year...

    I thought the OP in that thread was some 13 year old, that's the way he came across to me.
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    I think in the town where my wife came from...

    I think in the town where my wife came from (Troisdorf, Germany) it might be every 25 years, we had to renew her fathers grave a couple of years back, and he had been gone for about 25 years. I think...
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    What possible 'plausible' explanations could...

    What possible 'plausible' explanations could there be?
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