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    I would think you'd want a centrifuge to reclaim...

    I would think you'd want a centrifuge to reclaim the dirty oil.....
    Simple Centrifuge ...putting a centrifuge in every garage!
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    I wouldn't be surprised if you agree that those...

    I wouldn't be surprised if you agree that those "friends" also looked down on you for not choosing to go to college, and work a job that includes getting your hands dirty. That was my experience...
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    I don't think I ever have told a customer or had...

    I don't think I ever have told a customer or had one ask. Maybe a tire kicker or two did years ago. Usually if they ask, they can't afford it.
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    Not familiar with that machine, but have a look...

    Not familiar with that machine, but have a look around for fuses.
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    What's your $shop rate$ these days?

    Just curious on where shop rates are these days.
    I'm at $75 base rate, mostly manual machining, small quantities. Includes some design and repair work as well. A bit of Fab and welding too. Mostly...
  6. I just want to state that I'm SO thankful for the...

    I just want to state that I'm SO thankful for the few Net 5, and COD customers I have.
    And those are the only types I have.
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    The simplest things to check first would be: ...

    The simplest things to check first would be:

    Fuse in control circuit
    Loose connections
    Switch setting wrong.
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    Great snappy comeback. Except you're about 6 days...

    Great snappy comeback. Except you're about 6 days late and your cornflakes are all soggy now.
    Now go play in traffic junior.
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    My god all this effort on the control.... Have...

    My god all this effort on the control....
    Have you had a look at the Turrets yet? They are the crappiest feature on these machines.
    Indexed by an under-powered and over-complicated air motor and...
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    Well, then I guess the OP needs to be asking his...

    Well, then I guess the OP needs to be asking his questions on the TV repair forum.
  11. 10Mil gross/ year? He'd be better off buying...

    10Mil gross/ year?
    He'd be better off buying 200 Hot Dog carts.....
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    He gets his commission either way.

    He gets his commission either way.
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    So lets see here......the SALES guy wants you to...

    So lets see here......the SALES guy wants you to believe that there is no repair option, just buy a NEW machine.
    And lets see, isn't the sales guy they one that makes his living off of selling new...
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    So you'd rather have a bunch of machinists that...

    So you'd rather have a bunch of machinists that might dabble in hydraulics take some guesses on your problem.
    Or call the people that built the machine and ask them what the problem could be.

    My...
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    I do have a thought. This is a Machining forum. ...

    I do have a thought. This is a Machining forum.

    CALL Hunter, the people that built the tire machine.
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    Any hints as to what it costs? They like to...

    Any hints as to what it costs?
    They like to keep pricing a secret.....probably to avoid personal injury lawsuits when potential customers faint from sticker shock.

    Inspection:
    So I did a couple...
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    NEVER, EVER refuse easy money when someone tries...

    NEVER, EVER refuse easy money when someone tries to hand you some.
  18. To the OP..... By using Methane gas, what animal...

    To the OP.....
    By using Methane gas, what animal smells the loudest?
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    How do you loose 43% of the mold shops, yet...

    How do you loose 43% of the mold shops, yet employment is down only 12% ?
    The numbers don't seem to add up.
  20. GOOD Lord those things are going to lope along...

    GOOD Lord those things are going to lope along lazily for the next 100 years running at 5hp.
    You've bought yerself a life time supply of compressor goodness there.
    Maybe when you get them running...
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    What the hell's wrong with Dart Board...

    What the hell's wrong with Dart Board Estimating??
    I use it all the time, the lowest score on my dart board is $80/hr.
    Don't knock it till ya try it.
    :cheers:
  22. So are those pumps model 350's? Or does FF350...

    So are those pumps model 350's? Or does FF350 mean something entirely not related to the model of the pump?
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    Interesting, I thought " torpedo" soon as I saw...

    Interesting, I thought " torpedo" soon as I saw it also.
  24. You've found a gem in a stone pile. I have a...

    You've found a gem in a stone pile. I have a 7.5HP unit, found it literally in a hedge row in a junk yard. Tank rusted out. I got it on another tank, and it's a smooth, quiet, unit, zero problems in...
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    One thing is certain.......your neighbor doesn't...

    One thing is certain.......your neighbor doesn't have one like it.
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