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    I have in mind for the cnc lathe the 1000 part...

    I have in mind for the cnc lathe the 1000 part and under jobs. I get a lot of 250-500-1000 part rfq's that my tool charges run the price up too high. I also would use it for the better finishes and...
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    Brownies need more attention. I dont run carbide...

    Brownies need more attention. I dont run carbide due to no constant sfm spindles. The Lipe Bar feeders are not that reliable and are mainly for shaft work (I am told by the guys who have run them in...
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    Yeah I guess the one in the link I posted should...

    Yeah I guess the one in the link I posted should have been much higher. I meant a comparable machine that was 5-7 years old with 10k hours on it goes for 250k ish. I think the guy was telling me 800k...
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    INDEX C100 production turning machine - INDEX...

    INDEX C100 production turning machine - INDEX Corporation

    These were the ones he was telling me about. He said he owns the most machines of this brand on the east coast.

    I guess he has...
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    I believe the shops on the east coast get $100/Hr...

    I believe the shops on the east coast get $100/Hr for the Acme Gridleys. I see more Davenports around that dont look too hard to figure out.

    I had a long talk with the Owner of probably the...
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    I bought one of these last year for $1000. Mine...

    I bought one of these last year for $1000. Mine is in much nicer condition. It gets used very little but is very much needed. You will learn a lot with it. Clean it up and take care of it and you...
  7. Need help figuring out which size ball mill I need.

    Here is a print. I need a ball mill to cut this radius. I cannot seem to figure out the effective cutting diameter for any standard size ball mill. I am going to make some calls tomorrow but I figure...
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    Multi Spindle Screw Machines. Hourly Rate?

    I have a few jobs that are not quite big enough quantities for multi spindles but I really like the idea of having 1 or 2 in the future. I was wondering what shops are charging for machine time on...
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    Hire people through a staffing agency. They are...

    Hire people through a staffing agency. They are your HR department. everyone gets hired as temps untill they prove themselves. The staffing agency will have them take a drug test. You dont have time...
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    I may be interested. looks like something I can...

    I may be interested. looks like something I can do on my hand screw machine in my free time. Do you just need the turning done? no milling?

    Send me an email [email protected]
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    I use MSC regularly for HSS Drills/ Taps/...

    I use MSC regularly for HSS Drills/ Taps/ Reamers.

    I find that MSC, Grainger, and McMaster are all way overpriced. The only thing they have that is great is the convenience of having exactly what...
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    Get in touch if you are. I am 1 mile from...

    Get in touch if you are. I am 1 mile from Starrett world headquarters. The old buildings they are in still run off the rivers hydropower to this day. You may want to check them out as well.
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    I just bought 3 Brownies for $1300. I will make...

    I just bought 3 Brownies for $1300. I will make my money back the first day they go into production. I have 20 of them now in a 3-5 man shop.

    That video made me smile. I dont always run into...
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    Usually its best to quote OT as double time. This...

    Usually its best to quote OT as double time. This is usually because you wont know exactly how long it will take and what issues will arise.

    If it is a good customer and you are getting T+M and...
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    I remember using SketchUp. Dont know if it was...

    I remember using SketchUp. Dont know if it was free or not but it was very easy to use for a beginner. I use Solidworks now (not free)
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    None of them look down on me. We all grew up poor...

    None of them look down on me. We all grew up poor in a small town. They just went to college because they were told thats how you make it in this world. Unless you want to flip burgers for minimum...
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    Just to add to this a little bit. My friends who...

    Just to add to this a little bit. My friends who went to college and got loans graduated in the summer of 2009. Student loans cannot be cleared by bankruptcy. I watched so many people ruin there...
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    I do not have debt. House was paid off 20 years...

    I do not have debt. House was paid off 20 years ago. Cars are paid for. My machines do not break. Bought out Greenfield Tap and Die's tool crib 20 years ago and still find pans of tooling that are...
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    What has been described here sounds exactly like...

    What has been described here sounds exactly like my Line of Credit from the bank. I can just go to the bank and show them a P.O. and get the money I need for supplies and payroll, etc. Just pay...
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    Brown and Sharpe Cam automatics. $36/hr...

    Brown and Sharpe Cam automatics.

    $36/hr (penny/sec) for free machining metals
    $40-$45/hr for medium carbon steels
    $45-$50/hr for stainless

    Rates and overhead have not changed in 25 years.
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  21. I tell my customers all the time that if it is...

    I tell my customers all the time that if it is the right part for the machines I have I will always be the best price. If they would be run better/more efficiently on a different machine then they...
  22. It says right in the book that you cant use...

    It says right in the book that you cant use aluminum tooling to cut aluminum.
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    As a Cam Automatic screw machinist, thinning out...

    As a Cam Automatic screw machinist, thinning out some old oil with Kerosene has been the trick since forever. Even that was still pretty flammable and needed more attention. Never tried too much, but...
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    Just a heads up. Got it to work correctly. I had...

    Just a heads up. Got it to work correctly. I had to play with so many features and run simulations to see what they did. Apparently my tool was just a few thou too big for the feature and the...
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    262640 I keep getting stuff like this. I try a...

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    I keep getting stuff like this. I try a bunch of different ways to go about it (Boss,Slot,Pocket,open pocket,face feature,etc) but none have worked so far. Im still playing around with it...
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