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  1. What are you saying? That I shouldn't care about...

    What are you saying? That I shouldn't care about my $350?
  2. Right there is the problem - YRC.I was a Never...

    Right there is the problem - YRC.I was a Never Yellow-er back when it was Yellow Freight. I let someone talk me into trying YRC about 4-5 years ago. Got fucked again, for $350 this time.
  3. That looks like it's had all the spring loaded...

    That looks like it's had all the spring loaded parts removed to be used only on a manual machine.
    It's not often you see collets that big in a speeder, that must be a rugged one. FWIW $500 is about...
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    What does it do when you hit Fault/status from...

    What does it do when you hit Fault/status from that screen or Reset?
  5. Hydraulic equipment in steel mills use glycol...

    Hydraulic equipment in steel mills use glycol based fluids to prevent fires from leaks. Maybe one of those products would work as a lube?
  6. Ask also about SP-250. SP-400 is thick like...

    Ask also about SP-250. SP-400 is thick like cosmolene and dark in color. SP-250 is water thin, and dries to an almost unnoticeable waxy layer. supposedly you can paint over it in some circumstances...
  7. Thread: CAD-CAM solution

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    On that forum. They have been way more helpful...

    On that forum. They have been way more helpful than Vero/Hexagon ever was. I post a question in the afternoon or evening, then I have an answer in the morning, with code I can paste into my post and...
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    I'm looking for the best way to handle model...

    I'm looking for the best way to handle model updates done outside of Fusion to change the toolpaths already created. Fusion directly reads many native solid formats including SW and SE part files but...
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    I'd echo len-1962 except to advocate for Solid...

    I'd echo len-1962 except to advocate for Solid Edge. It's a lot like SW but better in every way except for installed user base size.
    I prefer separate CAM and CAD so you have 2 seats available, one...
  10. Thread: 8020 Principle

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    There now, was that so hard? So it turns out your...

    There now, was that so hard? So it turns out your business model is not so unique, lots of shops are operating in very similar fashion, including others here on PM. You have one large customer...
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    That would mean more than one product. He claims...

    That would mean more than one product. He claims to have only one product.
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    It can't take much to package a pair of vise jaws...

    It can't take much to package a pair of vise jaws perfectly and send them out to the end user. How many vise jaws does a single large corporate customer use at one time? Does that corp. order them...
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    Is that your vise jaws? That I believe.

    Is that your vise jaws?



    That I believe.
  14. Thread: 8020 Principle

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    I consider that the minimum effort. Surely...

    I consider that the minimum effort. Surely there's more to it than that, in order to be called perfect. Can you SHOW what you have done? Just post a shot of the next order going out the door.
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    Can you show an example of what you consider...

    Can you show an example of what you consider packaged perfectly for one of your customers?
  16. Thread: FS tool setter

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    I'll take it. Sending PM.

    I'll take it. Sending PM.
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    Does no one apply Theory of Constraints anymore?...

    Does no one apply Theory of Constraints anymore? Eli Goldratt -"The Goal" -?
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    FWIW I have an American made saw that fit that...

    FWIW I have an American made saw that fit that description exactly. A Rockwell 9X16 I bought new about '79 or 80. I fiddled and adjusted endlessly to no end. I was determined to have it cut correctly...
  19. Don't overlook Toolmex/Polamco Wafum lathes. The...

    Don't overlook Toolmex/Polamco Wafum lathes. The TUR50 / TUR63 are up to 24" or so, have rapid traverse, gaps, w/ or w/o nice taper attachments, high spindle speeds, D1-spindles metric and inch...
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    Unburned fuel and oil exiting the exhaust, in...

    Unburned fuel and oil exiting the exhaust, in severe cases it runs down the outside of the exhaust.stack or collects in drops on the hood of a piece of heavy equipment. Caused by the rings not...
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    The guys who restore antique trucks are adamant...

    The guys who restore antique trucks are adamant that a rebuilt diesel be broken in under load. If it's a truck that's going to get driven, they go so far as to borrow a trailer with a load and buy...
  22. Example - A friend of mine was building a timber...

    Example - A friend of mine was building a timber framed house for a wealthy woman. She changed her mind a few times during construction as is usual. At one point she directed him to halt work until...
  23. What environment do you use it in, and how...

    What environment do you use it in, and how extensively? I'm using an old multi-user version of Peachtree because I didn't want to get caught up in Sage's way of doing things. I haven't found a good...
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    I think your feed/speed is good. We use the same...

    I think your feed/speed is good. We use the same drills in Iscar brand, we use a 2" in a lathe at 1500rpm/ .010 ipr which is very conservative because the operator doesn't want the slug flying out,...
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    Lots of fab shops can do that, but they are...

    Lots of fab shops can do that, but they are probably not on a machining site. Have you looked for tubing the right size?
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