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    Third party with NYCTA if you want to get paid...

    Third party with NYCTA if you want to get paid faster...even 1/4% can work.
    That said...No, I'll wait just the same. thanks.

    As its small amounts large companies will often find it easier to pay...
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    I'm a little late to the party... But having...

    I'm a little late to the party...

    But having old and new Haas machines on my floor, I can safely say you can make great parts with these older machines.

    Rapids will only go as fast as they...
  3. I've had a few go out...some just while running,...

    I've had a few go out...some just while running, others on startup, but most got smoked when the axis cable grounded.

    As to a bang...I've only hear a loud bang when the drive went.
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    I make lots of stuff for customers..duh? Anyway...

    I make lots of stuff for customers..duh? Anyway I make stuff from their ideas when they use a made product that they think they can make better. So we sit and brainstorm a bit and if different...
  5. Yes Gordon, my post was in response to someone...

    Yes Gordon, my post was in response to someone deciding to put insurance premiums into a personal account, letting account grow with interest instead of purchasing insurance.
    While that can work...
  6. What you say is very true...unless someone should...

    What you say is very true...unless someone should truly get sick or need intensive medical care.

    Lets say a family of 4 buys insurance that cost 15,000 a year and in 10 years time they do not use...
  7. Thread: Machine paid off

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    I have no clue what that means...all my work...

    I have no clue what that means...all my work seems to come in together and go out together no matter how I schedule. What I finish isn't needed, but what I didn't start is...
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    I recall the first machine being paid off like it...

    I recall the first machine being paid off like it was yesterday. The 2nd was a great feeling too, and the third...well they were all mile stones and stepping stones as each paid itself off as we...
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    You figure out how to do that, let me know!

    You figure out how to do that, let me know!
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    By chance are you cutting 360 brass, 12L14 or...

    By chance are you cutting 360 brass, 12L14 or 41L40??

    I had a hell of a time finding a coolant that held up, didn't stain or attack the materials I was machining or leach lead from the...
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    I do work for a company that makes some sizable...

    I do work for a company that makes some sizable machines, they buy a little more then twice what I buy in volume from one particular company. They pay 45-60 days at best...I pay in 30. They get...
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    Salesman make sales, if you pay early, on time or...

    Salesman make sales, if you pay early, on time or late the salesman still made the sales.
    The ONLY times a salesmen seems to care is with the AR department cuts off the credit...or the saleman is...
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    Gotta give credit though...post a Classified ad...

    Gotta give credit though...post a Classified ad that has a bunch of people talking and re-posting the ad to a huge audience is kinda genius.

    Over the top, extreme personality do go far in some of...
  14. Thank you for sharing. Only thing I'd say, as...

    Thank you for sharing.

    Only thing I'd say, as I see this pretty much day in and day out, day after day, week in and week out...seeing a machine cutting at the wrong speeds and feed with low depths...
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    Always great info here, great people to share it...

    Always great info here, great people to share it as well.
    Glad your up and running.


    Those X Axis cables are a real pain in the rump. Sitting in old oil, coolant and chips they constantly move...
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    Now I have a guy that loves deburing. He can...

    Now I have a guy that loves deburing. He can debur an edge into a perfect 1/8" 45deg or 1/16 radius blended into a square corner. Unfortunately he will do that even when a 1 second pass with a...
  17. Nice that they are asking you...but it is a...

    Nice that they are asking you...but it is a transition and not all people are good at management.

    In that kind of position you become the middle guy who is responsible for everything. Company...
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    DieselMater86, Ok, we are on the same page and...

    DieselMater86,

    Ok, we are on the same page and you have told those that need to know.

    Can't do much more then that, aside from make due with what you have and maybe a reminder once in awhile...
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    15-20 k upgrade to a 20 year old Haas VF- - ...

    15-20 k upgrade to a 20 year old Haas VF- -

    I'd use that money for a down payment and time saved screwing around will make your payments.

    Use the old VF for what it was meant for. If you don't...
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    Glad your on the mend and moving forward. ...

    Glad your on the mend and moving forward.


    Also great to hear positive feedback on machines, tooling and the great people who support them well.
  21. I was in a similar boat trying to chase a couple...

    I was in a similar boat trying to chase a couple tenths with the ol Critter. Once I dialed it in, made a few parts the boring head did run consistent and able to hold a couple tenths for quite a few...
  22. Nice to see someone entering the Trade, moving...

    Nice to see someone entering the Trade, moving forward with a smile wanting to learn.


    I recently put my mothers best friends grandson start just for the summer. He had taken a couple machining,...
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    Good to know. Nice to get a direct sales pitch...

    Good to know.

    Nice to get a direct sales pitch over a SPAM response to an arbitrary question.
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    He must be...although the chips are free at my...

    He must be...although the chips are free at my machines.


    Sometimes I look at all the safety warnings on things and wonder if people are really that dumb?

    Then I have a flash back to that guy...
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    Haas is saying.... We put safeties and...

    Haas is saying....

    We put safeties and enclosures on - -

    Don't sue us.




    Enclosures or not people do stupid things...
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