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    sounds like you need to find another accountant...

    sounds like you need to find another accountant if he/she isn't helping you from the git go and earn your business i'd hop ship without blinking an eye.....why are you having to bring all this stuff...
  2. On a side note start thinking about some of that...

    On a side note start thinking about some of that capital and spend it wisely on making this new spindle productive def upgrade and get some good tooling and workholding. good rule of thumb is 15% of...
  3. As an engineer by trade also, you have to have...

    As an engineer by trade also, you have to have built up a network over the years? Get out there and start talking to your industry network and start with some intros. As we speak I've got 4 active...
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    compare this to getting water in a 2 stroke or...

    compare this to getting water in a 2 stroke or overheating a motor...thing may not blow that day but at some point down the road you'll just be cruising and bang....she gone. without that evidence...
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    when my PGM light was blinking my processor was...

    when my PGM light was blinking my processor was the culprit.
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    yes that looks familiar to a software load. back...

    yes that looks familiar to a software load. back in the electrical panel check the processor its the rear board upper left in the the board stack. there's a series of small red lights that you...
  7. I'll give you a shout over the weekend talk some...

    I'll give you a shout over the weekend talk some machining and diesels see if I can't help you out been awhile....
  8. Thread: Google Ads?

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    we don't spend much time on the intranet bs and...

    we don't spend much time on the intranet bs and i'm in the younger generation few ticks older than the OP. its a tool nothing more just so people can search and see your legit. I've found getting...
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    figured you were slammed with the doors finally...

    figured you were slammed with the doors finally opening for semiconductor work....just gotta keep the course eventually, eventually things will work their way out if you don't quit, too many people...
  10. correct the vfo is the 20x16 model and vfoe is...

    correct the vfo is the 20x16 model and vfoe is the 30x16 model. most of the older base o & oe will have pcool, rigid tapping, and wired for 4th axis for options along with floppy (look into...
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    I thought I looked into this quite a few years...

    I thought I looked into this quite a few years ago and also to adapt to chick vises think I came up empty one of those things how does a widget not exist didn't think would be too difficult and just...
  12. grizzly makes cnc machines....that's news to me. ...

    grizzly makes cnc machines....that's news to me. like mentioned before probably some private labeled Chinese hunk o sheet. who orders a machine tool and puts it on the floor to find out its not big...
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    i'm a huge advocate for the RIGHT workholding......

    i'm a huge advocate for the RIGHT workholding... a lot of shops don't seem to put enough emphasis on it. but, without knowing anything about your business its like guys asking what is the best...
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    similar to fadal G&L was the flavor of the day...

    similar to fadal G&L was the flavor of the day for awhile with buyouts they are just a shell of what used to go on there mfg wise I hear most of what goes on is assembly, parts, repair.....a lot of...
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    have seen/heard several shops work it out with...

    have seen/heard several shops work it out with said customer that customer helps pay for the machine or a portion of the machine. basically get a chunk of money up front lower the risk, eliminate...
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    man I thought you'd be all over selling off one...

    man I thought you'd be all over selling off one of those big spindle payments but I'd imagine the thought process was I've bit the bullet this far and the works gotta come back at some point.

    I...
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    way too much bs that isn't billable time these...

    way too much bs that isn't billable time these days gotta figure out how to keep the spindles rolling....unless your margins are crazy good I don't see how 1 man band shops do it. props to them but...
  18. I've got an old kia with a lx3 on it sure is a...

    I've got an old kia with a lx3 on it sure is a red headed control and def has its quirks compared to the fanuc crowd. I can't be a ton of help but I've always programmed all my toolpaths in I & K...
  19. Thread: Matsuura 760

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    may be adding one to the shop here in a few...

    may be adding one to the shop here in a few months with a yasnac control on it shops seem to be still running them. no help for you at the moment though.
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    i never did understand how guys can go spend 100k...

    i never did understand how guys can go spend 100k on a nice machine and then go out and buy old school $500 vises. sure they work but if you value your time and are all about spindle efficiency...
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    what is the reason for even asking this? seems...

    what is the reason for even asking this? seems kind of pointless if this is what keeps you up at night better get focused on more important things than this....
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    any signs of your big job coming back? like...

    any signs of your big job coming back?

    like I've mentioned before knocking on doors especially big doors to the big industry in the area takes time.....a lot of time i'd continue to hunt down your...
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    Bill - what size trunnion platter you need there...

    Bill - what size trunnion platter you need there are a couple small TR110s coming up on the auction block.
  24. I would keep that puppy on there those things can...

    I would keep that puppy on there those things can really give you some versatility of pulling/moving things around without having to dial everything back in. just make some thin adapter plates for...
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    keep picking away at keeping those sales shoes...

    keep picking away at keeping those sales shoes on....its not easy but persistence will pay off. some of the eggs we've been chasing for 1-2 yrs and they are just starting to turn into something. ...
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