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    Dignified ? Hmmm. If you put a foreskin on that...

    Dignified ? Hmmm. If you put a foreskin on that headstock you could sell it in Rosie's Romance Room :D

    j/k, looks nice, but you know ... Ford guys and Chevvy guys :D
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    You're feeding at the public trough, otrlt, then...

    You're feeding at the public trough, otrlt, then belittling people who have to work in the real world. Not nice.
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    Not sure how you EE guys can hold your head up...

    Not sure how you EE guys can hold your head up when faced with a man's lathe :

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/IyQAAOSwvsJfkfe4/s-l1600.jpg

    Now that is pretty :D
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    You've got the newer, squarey-style one. I'm...

    You've got the newer, squarey-style one.

    I'm jealous as hell :(


    Know anyone with really long skinny arms ?

    Can you get to the other end to spin it, see if it pumps anything ? With the lid...
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    Not much choice in 6061. Best you could hope for...

    Not much choice in 6061. Best you could hope for messing with feeds and speeds is to get a chip that curls up, but going as deep as he is that's going to make a mess of the side walls. You don't have...
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    Look up 'pareto principle', it's been around...

    Look up 'pareto principle', it's been around forever, like 100 years or more. MBA's and so-called economists just misapply it because they totally miss the point.

    If they applied it to houses...
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    Someone is making the Manchester face grooving...

    Someone is making the Manchester face grooving tools, I always liked them. A short search should find out who, been mentioned here a few times.

    Your part looks unplesant to make, though. Don't...
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    ^ Easy to tell who's lived in the real world...

    ^ Easy to tell who's lived in the real world around here :) Put yourself through school, didja, Teach ?
  9. Tastes okay, but it's more of a fun thing than...

    Tastes okay, but it's more of a fun thing than anything else. You have to grab it before the sugar soldifies, and quench it in your beer so it doesn't burn your mouth. With everyone grabbing,...
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    It's called the Pareto Principle, it's been...

    It's called the Pareto Principle, it's been around for decades, these stupid bastards can't even keep current on their braindead buzzwords.

    And it's the reason China has most of the work now....
  11. Speaking of "the party line" I just dropped by a...

    Speaking of "the party line" I just dropped by a local antique store here. The guy's a bit of a crackpot but in the past, not a total basketcase like now. He was spouting off all the exact same...
  12. Does seem like a lot of sociopaths in that line...

    Does seem like a lot of sociopaths in that line .... Vinod Khosla, Zuckerberg, Larry Page, Ellison, who was the fat one that started Lotus ? and the ever-popular Bill Gates. But Hans and Mr McAfee...
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    The top casting comes off the headstock easy....

    The top casting comes off the headstock easy. Underneath that is like a distribution plate with holes in it that drip onto bearings and gears. If you ease the clutch lever on with that top casting...
  14. And tht's why you are a Tier One for Chrysler ?

    And tht's why you are a Tier One for Chrysler ?
  15. Labor law is online, go look it up. 60...

    Labor law is online, go look it up.


    60 Minutes is full of shit and you're a certified idiot if you believe that crap. I'm only surprised they didn't give Janet Cooke a job after she left the...
  16. And the US did not work out well for Hans Reiser...

    And the US did not work out well for Hans Reiser :D

    What's the common denominator ?

    p.s. I think that stalwart anti-unionist Franco was long gone by the time Mr McAfee went bonkers. More...
  17. You're right, it's not that great but into each...

    You're right, it's not that great but into each life some rain must fall. The virus thing won't last forever.

    If it was just me I'd probably spend the rest of my days up desolation sound and...
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    Which leaves you out of the manufacturing world...

    Which leaves you out of the manufacturing world because there is no other practical choice for cadcam.
  19. Actually, parts, I sort of feel sorry for you. At...

    Actually, parts, I sort of feel sorry for you. At one time you could move to Spain and be happy, but Franco is dead. Or Chile, but Pinochet, same. Argentina, Peron ? Phillipines, Marcos ? Italy could...
  20. Have you ever been to Ningbo to see ? If you knew...

    Have you ever been to Ningbo to see ? If you knew anything, you'd find that your preconceived notions don't match the facts.

    In reality, kind of funny, we used to laugh that one US guy would run...
  21. One 'o', Bob. Please. Not sure it was a great...

    One 'o', Bob. Please.

    Not sure it was a great job anyhow. All that "rah rah rah ! team spirit ! slave your ass off for no money ! yippy kiyo kiyay !" stuff may not be the right fit for most people...
  22. C'mon, parts, quit being Debbie Downer. The...

    C'mon, parts, quit being Debbie Downer. The people who insist that vaccines make you magnetic can croak, it'll be good for the IQ average of the country. And you should get a hobby, put a smile on...
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    Just priced a 40' flat rack about a month ago, it...

    Just priced a 40' flat rack about a month ago, it was about the same as usual. For a short time prices were way down, actually, but back to normal now. That may have been a temporary thing, or...
  24. I think it's over, actually. There's plenty of...

    I think it's over, actually. There's plenty of vaccines and it's free. If people don't want to get the shot, fine. Let 'em die. The rest of us can now go on our merry way ....

    China did kind of a...
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    1970 Ford E100, 302 w/three on the tree, $3,000...

    1970 Ford E100, 302 w/three on the tree, $3,000 USD.

    House, $50,000 to $100,000

    Wages, $2.50 to $5.00/hr (1975)

    Most things up by 10x. Wages, not so much.

    If I had to start off today I'd...
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