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    Say what.... It is a "laser" it has to be right...

    Say what....
    It is a "laser" it has to be right and be spot on. This is high tech, not some old contact thing or a stupid camera.
    It must be right and the best..:D
    Bob
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    Old school soft start was time delay relay and a...

    Old school soft start was time delay relay and a big resistor.
    Nice and easy to the working guys side on mechanical hit. Not sure the power side but amp meters where down.
    Now we have...
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    Floor or above? Floor worker goodbye rate seems...

    Floor or above?
    Floor worker goodbye rate seems lower than normal.
    Bob
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    Perhaps it is the "Trust everyone but always cut...

    Perhaps it is the "Trust everyone but always cut the deck".
    I have never encountered a machinist who has not made a mistake.
    A screw shop is likely full of machine operators, not machinists. As...
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    You should see what production people trying hard...

    You should see what production people trying hard to ship parts do with spline gauges...
    No, no, no you are using the gage ring as a broach....I know the SWI says this must fit. Hammering it on on...
  6. And at only $3.15 per hour and full gold plan...

    And at only $3.15 per hour and full gold plan medical benefits at $50 per month.
    Plus in the free time she would do all the pack and ship and even load parts or do inspection when needed.
    Those...
  7. Not sure as you have mixed inserted mill and...

    Not sure as you have mixed inserted mill and endmill.
    Are you looking for something like these but in a cat?: BT (BT MAS) Damped Face Mill Arbors
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    I think lots coming soon here. Big and small...

    I think lots coming soon here. Big and small names.
    How the market will work is still up in the air.
    Here in the USA big and high priced gasoline powered trucks and SUVs still sell very well.
    The...
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    So a little 25 pound generator in the back of...

    So a little 25 pound generator in the back of your EV when going outside normal is not an option?
    Sure range and charging limited but there are options, backups and ways out.
    Just as there is in...
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    Chainsaw not on my list, maybe should be. EV off...

    Chainsaw not on my list, maybe should be.
    EV off to the wild and maybe one of those tiny gas powered generators as a back up.
    Often I'll be out of any cell phone area so alone but there were not...
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    You have never run out of gas in the wild and...

    You have never run out of gas in the wild and exploring, ......never, not even once? Or done the oh-shit can I find gasoline before this dies?
    Finding gas at 3 in the morning can be a problem.
    Do...
  12. Thread: Recession?

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    A friend who used to own a construction company...

    A friend who used to own a construction company was complaining about this very recently.
    He was pissed about it and said "I'm just gonna get out of stocks. I have to pay almost 1/2 of a million in...
  13. How is the invoice that you cannot track as...

    How is the invoice that you cannot track as unpaid generated?
    How do you log payments?
    In the old days we just had a file folders, paid and the piece of paper comes out with the check number...
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    It will be hard to get too much speed here. Think...

    It will be hard to get too much speed here. Think insane numbers.
    Problem being can the slides keep up a reasonable cut so that you are cutting and not melting.
    People will tear up this type...
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    thermite,..... Larry's heat poker is way bigger...

    thermite,..... Larry's heat poker is way bigger than yours...:D
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    Larry,...... now that is an electric heater. 50K...

    Larry,...... now that is an electric heater.
    50K btu is nothing to sneeze at and on continuous run would heat my front shop area comfy with the snow a foot deep, zero outside, and the wind blowing....
  17. Thread: Recession?

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    I don't understand. If you had $10,000 bought in...

    I don't understand.
    If you had $10,000 bought in a S&P at the big peak in 2007 you now have $18,000 sitting there.
    Not great but above CPI or bank savings by a fair amount.
    If only I had been a...
  18. Don't stamp the part crooked. If you can't load...

    Don't stamp the part crooked.
    If you can't load your part in the stamp straight obviously you can't load it into a vise straight either.
    This is like "I pucked up the first datum plane or square,...
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    SOP on a B-port running off of line power. This...

    SOP on a B-port running off of line power. This is how you tap on a B-port. Hit that switch at the right time in a blind hole..:)

    A VFD on the electric making side won't like the standard B-port...
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    Too lazy, hard to read print... we will put that...

    Too lazy, hard to read print... we will put that down on your pre-interview application and call you when needed...
    Bob
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    See, .......you missed the obvious details on...

    See, .......you missed the obvious details on even a bad print.... not giving you an interview Mr. Rookie.
    Bob
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    It not only makes chips it make a lot of powder....

    It not only makes chips it make a lot of powder.
    This makes for the "sludge" that collects and all complain about.
    It also makes for a big dust control problem if you try to go dry without a lot of...
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    Well actually you kind of do. Not saying it bad...

    Well actually you kind of do.
    Not saying it bad or not on your side but ...... you do it, so do I on occasion.
    No need to try to explain or justify as others who love the other side won't listen....
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    I never said stupid but for me carbide and...

    I never said stupid but for me carbide and diamonds wheels is fun and faster than grinding steel. :)
    Don't forget that the ID is stepped with two inside diameters and an angle between them.
    I like...
  25. Picture linkie no workie for me. I always got to...

    Picture linkie no workie for me.
    I always got to advanced, preview and click on it to make sure it posted right.
    Bob
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