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    day shift is all millennials, with millennial...

    day shift is all millennials, with millennial manager. They get stools at machines. Total of 6 operators today. I have carefully removed stools from two machines and doubled all of day shift...
  2. Copes on round tube are ALWAYS perpendicular to...

    Copes on round tube are ALWAYS perpendicular to wall u.n.o. Cuts are perpendicular or parallel to miter. other than the 7/16 holes for 3/8 bolts (with wth tolerances?) a mill would not be my first...
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    Our lifts run 8-12 hours everyday in structural...

    Our lifts run 8-12 hours everyday in structural steel yard/shop, so if they can make it 15 years I would say all and all good trucks. replacing with doosans because the new komatsu sample lift we...
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    20 seconds for cold saw? that is screaming. ...

    20 seconds for cold saw? that is screaming. That is approaching bandsaw speeds!
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    I do not know of any camera measuring standalone...

    I do not know of any camera measuring standalone software, but i did see number of free/shareware software selections for cross hair imposed on camera image. I would rather have one with a cross...
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    yasakwa kinetic is easiest to "program". If that...

    yasakwa kinetic is easiest to "program". If that concept went cobot with ability to lift some weight it would be mainstream. Saving all the 25-150 pound parts for us humans is not so fair. Workers...
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    It was at fabtech years ago, when they said they...

    It was at fabtech years ago, when they said they could get a Chambersburg or belche 1b self contained forging hammer. Still getting emails for everything but forging equipment.
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    sticks now carrots. In the recent case of a...

    sticks now carrots.
    In the recent case of a sharp knee mill cnc buy/do not buy topic your insight would have been better than values of head scratching in both directions. You likely know good...
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    If you are all that, then take the off shift job,...

    If you are all that, then take the off shift job, within a month or two you can pick your shift. Here second shift is the trophy, yet we expect way more than good enough. I am the college drop out...
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    TigerStop is simple, not sure about their infeed...

    TigerStop is simple, not sure about their infeed bunks... They are not known for industrial use conveyors. The push stop rocks, conveyors/rolls not so much. The next go to is going to be slower on...
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    What is worse case if 1-72 does not work? Maybe...

    What is worse case if 1-72 does not work? Maybe try it on a piece of annealed steel, if it works you have start of your chaser tap, if it does not work you are out a die and a tiny piece of steel. ...
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    I drive a plug in (volt). You do not need a...

    I drive a plug in (volt). You do not need a fancy charger except on trips. 120 charger level 1 at work. I park on the street at home, so no way to run chords. It takes about 75 cents of...
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    CapeAir (the best airline to fly if you get a...

    CapeAir (the best airline to fly if you get a chance), contracted for a few ev planes at the Paris Show. Seimens ev plane unit was just sold to Rolls Royce on these planes. No longer in the early...
  14. Mach-1 Systems - R8 Quick Change Tooling for Knee...

    Mach-1 Systems - R8 Quick Change Tooling for Knee Mills & Bed Mills quick change tooling. converted draw bar for r8 to pull stud.
  15. I think that is a nifty little tool. There are a...

    I think that is a nifty little tool. There are a lots of sleazey people all over who will steal a concept and reproduce it with or without their own logo. I worked at a decoy company that had it's...
  16. grand kids need toys too. It is your job to...

    grand kids need toys too. It is your job to supply them toys. You get on route 2, turn right when you get to the other ocean.
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    I loved the keyboard on my two precisions that...

    I loved the keyboard on my two precisions that met shop life with a thud. switched to the hp elite w -which oil/energy people recommended- a little slower, but lives at machines and on welding...
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    I swear by the EliteBook w series in the shop. ...

    I swear by the EliteBook w series in the shop. It is huge for a laptop, battery life sucks, but built for in the field/shop use. Has workstation graphics, even old, is far better than gaming...
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    have a macro move z (torch) down until it touches...

    have a macro move z (torch) down until it touches plate. this is a 12 volt(5 would work) supplied to torch shield, use extra limit switch port/receive signal. once circuit is closed have macro move...
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    hypertherm command thc is semi crappy thc, one...

    hypertherm command thc is semi crappy thc, one that can not touch off is full crappy- just fly blind and fast at that point.
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    chip brushes should spin via blade or "powered"...

    chip brushes should spin via blade or "powered" off saws wheels. If you cock them to have an fat slight angle to the blade they work better by knocking chips out of gullet. When they ride parallel...
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    Mark up on material, for us at least, is 10% -15%...

    Mark up on material, for us at least, is 10% -15% which is the time it takes for unloading, paper work/certs input, bringing material to blaster, bringing material to machines, and unloading scrap...
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    65/hr structural and misc fabrication. Our last...

    65/hr structural and misc fabrication. Our last two bigger jobs at 60/hr.
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    a trailer we did some work on. It can move a...

    a trailer we did some work on. It can move a nuke reactor core without disassemble. GS-800 : Barnhart Crane & Rigging
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    flange wizard tape measure holder. it is bigger...

    flange wizard tape measure holder. it is bigger than a thumb drive, good vial, crazy strong magnet. Their old style pocket pro is the nicest work level I have used (have not used new one so no...
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