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    If I was an accounting or procurement manager and...

    If I was an accounting or procurement manager and anyone that worked for me proposed increasing terms or requiring mor money up from I'd lose my cool.

    These moves are only made by scum of the...
  2. The number one piece of advice I have learned...

    The number one piece of advice I have learned from PM is to have a business divorce decree in place at time of business start. Its not about what is divided when the relationship started, but how...
  3. IMO from my observations, the future for volume...

    IMO from my observations, the future for volume manufacturing is lights out/ high automation manufacturing and it will over time encroach more on small volume runs as technology pricing matures. More...
  4. Exactly. I've spent 5 years in metal stamping, 4...

    Exactly. I've spent 5 years in metal stamping, 4 yrs in fiberglass molding, 5 years high volume lathe shop, 10 years and counting as a business owner, and 2 years and counting in large part repair...
  5. Having a firearms manufacturer nearby (not some...

    Having a firearms manufacturer nearby (not some rifle manufacturer, but straight up weapons of war/military level) the guys I have talked to that have worked and have work there are like this:
    ...
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    Its far from a professional forum. There are...

    Its far from a professional forum. There are professional people within the population, but I hope you don't put yourself in that cast of names. In my opinion it is is a forum full of intelligent...
  7. If you are a top shelf manual machinist with...

    If you are a top shelf manual machinist with solid experience in that environment, you should be making $30-$40/hr easy let alone being in a mgt position.
  8. Funny you asked this because although it has been...

    Funny you asked this because although it has been a while I wanted to make sure I followed up for others to benefit from.

    Yes it fixed my problem. All is good now.
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    Machine proof of ownership

    I paid off my mazak 3 months ago and never received any sort of confirmation or letter from the lien holder (US Bank). This is the first high value machine I own and I want to make sure I obtain the...
  10. I'll also add that if your machine isn't...

    I'll also add that if your machine isn't registered. Register now and don't wait. Sometimes takes up to a couple days. You don't want to have a machine down over a $50 part and waiting for...
  11. The actual titaninum anodizing coating type is...

    The actual titaninum anodizing coating type is needed to know if or how much build up can be seen in this application.

    Although there is some build up present depending on the type of anodizing...
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    :crazy::crazy::nutter::nutter::nopity::nopity::bla...

    :crazy::crazy::nutter::nutter::nopity::nopity::blahblah::blahblah::hitsthefan::hitsthefan::hole::hole:
  13. Apparently some people at that shop are still...

    Apparently some people at that shop are still struggling to learn about cause and effect. What does one expect to happen when you post a video on youtube? This could have been an issue where...
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    Look for a degreed stay at home mom that has the...

    Look for a degreed stay at home mom that has the middle portion of her day wide open while the kids are at school. Check at churches, preschools and schools for leads. You'll find someone.
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    As a young lad I interviewed at US Endoscopy near...

    As a young lad I interviewed at US Endoscopy near me. Well established organization. While on a plant tour there was a gentleman on a tow motor. The interviewing manager tells me that's the owner....
  16. Kudos to the people that shared the event. I tell...

    Kudos to the people that shared the event. I tell my team that we have two options. We can learn from others' misfortunes/safety experiences as what not to do or learn it on our own. Lets learn...
  17. I'm curious as I believe I'm ignorant to what the...

    I'm curious as I believe I'm ignorant to what the R value signifies in this event. What is the machine supposed to do with this line of code?

    Also - With no feed number present in the specific...
  18. Does anyone have any products/Tricks that work...

    Does anyone have any products/Tricks that work with the mazak style U-Drill / Boring bar holders with the rotating ball that has a thread on the inside?

    While on the topic of floating tap holders,...
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    Do these super cheap web hosts have super easy...

    Do these super cheap web hosts have super easy platforms to edit your website?
  20. You are pretty much spot on. I guess I'm...

    You are pretty much spot on. I guess I'm optimistic. ha ha.
  21. My recommendation is to go find a job at the best...

    My recommendation is to go find a job at the best machinist repair company with the widest variety of machine types. Once you are in kiss the asses of all the senior guys and get them to pass their...
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    Peter's principle is a good book to read on this...

    Peter's principle is a good book to read on this topic. The basis of the book is how people keep doing extremely well at their position and get promoted and continue to be promoted until they are...
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    Would like to add this to the topic. Should...

    Would like to add this to the topic.

    Should above average pay also be considered based on the following:

    - Company size
    - Company revenue
    - Company profitability
    - Foreman's direct...
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    I agree! Thats what it is. I'm on track to...

    I agree! Thats what it is. I'm on track to retire at 45, or at least retire well enough to work for myself.

    Almost everyone in my family parents and older died before age 65. three grand parents...
  25. I move my 7700# lathe around with ease with the...

    I move my 7700# lathe around with ease with the larger hillman skates with the power of one human.

    Listen to the recommendations of the 3 point strategy. Even though I get it and it makes...
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