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    Buy everything you can from him. You won't be...

    Buy everything you can from him. You won't be disappointed.
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    And he received that note at 9:42am, 2 hours and...

    And he received that note at 9:42am, 2 hours and 33 minutes before the attempted delivery time.
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    We use a lot of Garr carbide drills where I work,...

    We use a lot of Garr carbide drills where I work, and they do okay. We got a YG1 carbide drill to try and after a bunch of holes in 416 SS that drill still looked brand new, where as a Garr would...
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    I've tried the dead sharp tool in plastic, and...

    I've tried the dead sharp tool in plastic, and the finish was not good. I put a .003" radius on it and the resulting finish was smooth and shiny without a noticeable burr. If he also incorporates the...
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    Are you using a partoff tool with an angle, or is...

    Are you using a partoff tool with an angle, or is it straight? An angled partoff blade will reduce the material left on the part, and a small radius on the tip will leave a nice finish.
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    How do you spell official?

    How do you spell official?
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    How many rounds are we talking about?

    How many rounds are we talking about?
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    Unless you're referring to conversational...

    Unless you're referring to conversational programming on the control, modern CAM software involves post processers that create G-code programs that get transferred to the machine tools. The control...
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    There's as many different opinions on swag as...

    There's as many different opinions on swag as there are people, so I'll just address the comments about uniform services. I could go either way on work clothes or my own clothes, but my wife loves...
  10. Maybe it's a browser thing. I clicked the link...

    Maybe it's a browser thing. I clicked the link and it opened a chart on my screen.
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    ten character minimum :popcorn:

    ten character minimum
    :popcorn:
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    I'll trade you some smoked salmon for it if it's...

    I'll trade you some smoked salmon for it if it's in your way. :D
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    Poll: Your customers probably have things you don't...

    Your customers probably have things you don't besides a brazing furnace. They probably have-
    1) reputation
    2) distributor network
    3) other things

    Many machinists lose their asses because they...
  14. Freedom of choice is what you've got Freedom...

    Freedom of choice is what you've got

    Freedom from choice is what you want

    Devo, 1980
  15. I see you bought in one of the newer divisions,...

    I see you bought in one of the newer divisions, where the homes are nicer. Basement? That would have been nice to have. The way the homes were built didn't impress me, so I've gone through mine and...
  16. I read an account from one person with the same...

    I read an account from one person with the same challenge who created a trap door through his floor. Hoist let it straight down, and an area rug covered things up.
  17. Timberlane! We bought our first house in there,...

    Timberlane! We bought our first house in there, and we're still in it. When I bought it there were vinyl gutters on all the houses. Later on I learned everyone had vinyl because the crackheads were...
  18. I live in Covington, and it's a great location...

    I live in Covington, and it's a great location for me. 45 minutes away is downtown Seattle (but I hardly ever visit that circus), and great motorcycling roads are 15 minutes from my driveway....
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    Here's a ghetto fix- try dropping a shop rag at...

    Here's a ghetto fix- try dropping a shop rag at the far end of the auger and see if it can wipe out some of the small chips.
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    One trick if you have to do some sanding-type...

    One trick if you have to do some sanding-type handwork is to use a piece of the same foam instead of sandpaper. It's a lot easier to control the rate of material removal. That is a fairly lightweight...
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    I had one die when the plastic gears stripped...

    I had one die when the plastic gears stripped their teeth.
  22. Don't know about NASCAR, but Herb O'Brien lost...

    Don't know about NASCAR, but Herb O'Brien lost his water ski company when he got caught making special skis with cocaine cores.
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    Might get more exposure if you post in this...

    Might get more exposure if you post in this sub-forum:
    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/career-opportunities-wanted/
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    I'm working, and judging by how many across the...

    I'm working, and judging by how many across the world have no work right now I'm happy to be here.




    From what I've seen the last few weeks, that's no longer an issue.



    50 hour weeks are...
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    For fucks sake would you guys get a room and quit...

    For fucks sake would you guys get a room and quit the thread shitting?!
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