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    I'm almost 50, and I play against my Uncle once a...

    I'm almost 50, and I play against my Uncle once a year,he's pushing 85. he hits 150 dead straight. Shoots par.
    Meanwhile I'm driving 250-280 and shoot +10 lol.
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    Only fools pay $500 for a new driver. Head to...

    Only fools pay $500 for a new driver.
    Head to Dunham's,Carl's Golfland,Amazon or any other big sports store and look through their last year models or clearance models.
    My buddy golfs left handed...
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    Not from a marketing standpoint it's not. ;)

    Not from a marketing standpoint it's not. ;)
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    One thought is that you could hire him as your...

    One thought is that you could hire him as your driver to deliver parts.
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    That's really not a fair analogy lol. He...

    That's really not a fair analogy lol.
    He wouldn't hire his friend as foreman. ;)


    OP:
    You never know, maybe your friend thought long and hard and expelled all other options before coming to...
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    It might just depend on the reseller. I don't...

    It might just depend on the reseller. I don't know since I'm not the one with the wallet,my boss is ;)
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    It gives you the security of "free" upgrades to...

    It gives you the security of "free" upgrades to the newest version.
    Let's say that next year's software comes out with a toolpath that reduces your cycle times immensely..you'd be losing money.
    But...
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    My mistake, I misunderstood ya.

    My mistake, I misunderstood ya.
  9. Thread: Flame cut steel

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    It shouldn't be that hard on A36, but if you're...

    It shouldn't be that hard on A36, but if you're having issues I agree with Lily Sami on your first cut being conventional to get under the scale, then climb cut and hog that shit!
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    You know that, I know that and litlerob knows...

    You know that, I know that and litlerob knows that, but when trying to fix someone's problem we have to make sure we're all on the same page. Ever notice how they don't like to give us important...
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    I know for a fact that our maintenance for...

    I know for a fact that our maintenance for Mastercam is nowhere near 5k, and we have the Multiaxis package with Lathe.
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    it can't be too bad, my boss hasn't...

    it can't be too bad, my boss hasn't complained....yet.
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    It depends on the package that you've licensed...

    It depends on the package that you've licensed and on your reseller.
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    That's hard to say, because we don't know the...

    That's hard to say, because we don't know the guy. But I'd charge whatever you feel comfortable with.
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    As soon as you pull them from the tumbler put...

    As soon as you pull them from the tumbler put them in a bucket of water and rinse them off.
    Also putting in a drop of dish soap helped out a lot with the film.
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    If you're parting off anything that has some size...

    If you're parting off anything that has some size to it, you should be using constant surface speed.
    On small 1" dia parts it wouldn't matter too much, but larger dia parts it makes a world of diff....
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    Was it made from billet?

    Was it made from billet?
  18. Have you by chance double checked the minor...

    Have you by chance double checked the minor diameter to make sure that's not the problem?
  19. The Annodize should only be a tenth or two thick...

    The Annodize should only be a tenth or two thick at best iirc.
    So if your holes are just barely undersize, the tap would remove any coating. If you're even able to cut it with a tap.


    edit, I...
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    You're assuming too much. Like we all know what...

    You're assuming too much.
    Like we all know what machine and control you're doing this on for starters.
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    We have a couple of these and for the price they...

    We have a couple of these and for the price they really can't be beat.
    Pierson Workholding – Innovate Your Production with better Workholding
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    It's probably a clone of the Kurt style vises. ...

    It's probably a clone of the Kurt style vises.
    Buy a Kurt repair kit for $20 or so and see if that fits.
  23. Like someone above, my 1st part was a T-Slot...

    Like someone above, my 1st part was a T-Slot cleaner in a Vocational Tech school when I was a Junior in High School. Graduated H.S. in 1987

    Then I began working in a production shop making taps...
  24. Thread: Name that tool!

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    What the heck is a deburring drill?

    What the heck is a deburring drill?
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    Why? As long as the minor stays within the 2B/3B...

    Why? As long as the minor stays within the 2B/3B limits or print specs I would think the thread would still be good.
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