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    Always said if I got a forklift I would put...

    Always said if I got a forklift I would put flames on it.
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  2. Been in cold forming for 46 years including a 9...

    Been in cold forming for 46 years including a 9 year stint with National Machinery. We don't do screws in my current location anymore although some of our other divisions do. Mostly complicated parts...
  3. Wow, guess I'm glad I never painted mine. Built...

    Wow, guess I'm glad I never painted mine. Built first house 39 years ago and stained the rough sawn cedar with Olympic. Had one quick treatment with Thompsons water seal about 8 years ago. Doesn't...
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    The good thing is if you are replacing all the...

    The good thing is if you are replacing all the kitchen appliances some companies will give a 5 year warranty on all of them for buying the whole package.
  5. Cold formed millions of sockets some years ago....

    Cold formed millions of sockets some years ago. Never tool steel but last ones were 40B29. Welded all kinds of specialty tools up from them, never did much special and never remember a failure.
  6. Assume they started in Maumee Ohio as I went...

    Assume they started in Maumee Ohio as I went there with my Dad hauling corn some 50 years ago. Grain elevator was their main business with a small farm store way back then. Real nice store up there...
  7. We make millions of fasteners out of 4037 but not...

    We make millions of fasteners out of 4037 but not 40B37. Use a lot of 10B21, 10B35, etc but never 40B37.
  8. Wouldn't work here, had them put it on a thumb...

    Wouldn't work here, had them put it on a thumb drive. Took about 20 min to load from that.
  9. Busy in this area, lots of expansions and new...

    Busy in this area, lots of expansions and new machinery although we did lose the American Standard toilet factory some years ago. Biggest general contractor in this area had best year ever building...
  10. Place an ad and sell it.

    Place an ad and sell it.
  11. Been using 2 Anderson rotarys on CNC for many...

    Been using 2 Anderson rotarys on CNC for many years, no issues.
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    I put $11,000 of Corian in my 2nd house. I live...

    I put $11,000 of Corian in my 2nd house. I live alone and don't have a maid. Works good for me. I don't know who or how people clean some of the kitchens and baths on those home improvement shows.
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  13. Apple cider vinegar (drink a shot or two) is the...

    Apple cider vinegar (drink a shot or two) is the only thing that works for me. Also a grapefruit seed extract nasal spray helps.
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    If it's a good experienced guy that had 3 or 4...

    If it's a good experienced guy that had 3 or 4 weeks vacation at his present job, he is offered the same vacation time walking in the door here his first day.
  15. I let my BIL borrow my first shop for a fish fry...

    I let my BIL borrow my first shop for a fish fry once. Even had the welding exhaust fan on. Never again.
  16. I hired a pro with a large truck that uses a...

    I hired a pro with a large truck that uses a water jet that will cut thru roots. he cleaned an 8" clay tile along a woods about 250' long for $300 bucks and drove 40 miles to do the job. Why would I...
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    I wouldn't know personally but smoking does seem...

    I wouldn't know personally but smoking does seem to be extremely addictive. Here the smokers pay double the health care premiums and are offered to attend any cessation program they chose on the...
  18. You are allowed to have a second installation at...

    You are allowed to have a second installation at home as long as no one is using your seat at work on another shift. We have 4 seats at work and most of us have our licensed copy on a computer at...
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    Mostly about hitch height actually in this...

    Mostly about hitch height actually in this example.
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    You may want to check out thermostatically...

    You may want to check out thermostatically controlled pad heaters that you silicone to the oil pan. I put one on my airplane. They make them in various sizes, also battery warmers too. Aircraft...
  21. We had a pool table outfit here in Ohio (Edison...

    We had a pool table outfit here in Ohio (Edison Billiards) disassemble and move a 8' pool table from upstairs in one shop to a basement in a house across the road for $150 back in 2009. 2 year old...
  22. Neighbors truck at Sema 91625 Me at Sema...

    Neighbors truck at Sema
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    Me at Sema
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  23. I remember after the sugar beet plant closed...

    I remember after the sugar beet plant closed here, some guy from Germany bought the neighbors 2 beet harvesters. They came in and torched them into chunks small enough to fit into shipping containers...
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    We use cold formers and roll threaders to make...

    We use cold formers and roll threaders to make bolts here up to 1 1/4" dia. Haven't seen anybody try and make a bolt on a lathe since high school shop class 40 some years ago.
  25. Run it crossways, is the Morton 14' high? or one...

    Run it crossways, is the Morton 14' high? or one your tearing down? so 7' 2" works out great I would think???
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