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    still at the shop 7 days a week hammering out the...

    still at the shop 7 days a week hammering out the chore list as work slows down. gun parts and sanitation jobs are keeping the lights on. one of our divisions went from 6 months backlog to a dead...
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    we ended up giving in and using phase I to get...

    we ended up giving in and using phase I to get the price of the property down. since it was an old metalworking shop back in the day the red tape was written all over the place and the cost of phase...
  3. another local shop here in WI just down zee road...

    another local shop here in WI just down zee road from me do quite a bit of springs never used them...R&L Spring out of Lake Geneva.
  4. what machine/size pallets you getting? what...

    what machine/size pallets you getting? what chick product you currently running newer system 5 or older pin style jaws?
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    how many knives a week or month you aiming to...

    how many knives a week or month you aiming to make or sell? as far as options go i'd think you'd do just fine with just about a bare bones optioned machine. a couple thoughts:

    1 - coolant pump...
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    nice....the showroom your machine is coming from...

    nice....the showroom your machine is coming from is quite the little gem for used Haas' they do one heck of a job on going through those spindles before they hit the road. I owe that place a plug...
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    nice we are a few clicks south down in the...

    nice we are a few clicks south down in the outskirts of the "hood". as far as the electric goes it is pretty screwy my sparky buddy was trying to explain to me how it worked as there is a "ghost"...
  8. very simple economics folks called supply and...

    very simple economics folks called supply and demand....haas used pricing can be downright loony sometimes
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    you having a hard time subbing this work out...

    you having a hard time subbing this work out doesn't sound like much of a justification for what little info you are providing. as others have said and your budget a router is the ticket but for...
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    that new haas coming south from the land o'...

    that new haas coming south from the land o' Lincoln?

    have you looked at the next step down the road about blowing one of the walls out and adding space!? i'm turning into the same issue got 4...
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    where aboots location wise shop going to be?

    where aboots location wise shop going to be?
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    now this makes a lot more sense as it was back in...

    now this makes a lot more sense as it was back in the spring when this happened so was the season for rain/storms and we had some surges in the building during biz hours. we are running the rs232 in...
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    my desktop computer is hooked up with a splitter...

    my desktop computer is hooked up with a splitter box so that I can run multiple machines from a single port. currently our other routers and mills have either usb or floppy so don't have another...
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    RS232 Working and Then Nothing

    I've got an old Kia KT15 with Yasnac LX3 control that I setup a RS232 communication with DNC4U when I first bought it. Once I had it figured out thing worked like a champ sending/receiving programs...
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    i'd just keep your eyes peeled on the market and...

    i'd just keep your eyes peeled on the market and auctions....have our 3rd machine heading to the floor for basically scrap price. ya there has been some hurldes and repairs but either you have time...
  16. you can give rich @ northern machine tool a ring...

    you can give rich @ northern machine tool a ring he seems to have a good stash of used parts for Haas' might be able to help you out good dude to deal with or keep on record for down the road.
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    we just closed recently on a 30k sq ft building...

    we just closed recently on a 30k sq ft building there are deals out there but there is typically reason(s) for the price. def get a phase I environmental this threw us a big curveball as the banks...
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    274371 274372 definitely a bonus to be able...

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    definitely a bonus to be able to move your machines around in house...we call her bertha couple pics getting settled into the new shop...and apparently my pictures love coming in...
  19. big fan of doubling up on everything where I can...

    big fan of doubling up on everything where I can even machine wise. something starts acting up or goes down nice to have another spindle next to it to help diagnose the issue. if it were me prob...
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    the govt guts those intentionally to protect any...

    the govt guts those intentionally to protect any chance of someone else trying to make whatever they were doing on that machine again. you've def got a project ahead of you I don't think I would...
  21. whats the word up there if/when this new usmca...

    whats the word up there if/when this new usmca deal goes through for our neighbors to the north? with the election year in sight it seems like there is a lot more talk or hearing of things slowing a...
  22. didn't see this in your description but where is...

    didn't see this in your description but where is this machine going in your garage or a small shop space? what power do you have available to you? these may really limit down what you are looking...
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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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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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