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    ok, you're machinist, working with a...

    ok, you're machinist, working with a dickhead....so became a lobbyist? There has GOT to be more to this story.....do tell!
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    Do you think it might be better to have your...

    Do you think it might be better to have your business work in such a way that you don't have to change behaviour in anticipation of a customer visit?

    I've too many people who might bring a...
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    I had a customer through the other day, lady who...

    I had a customer through the other day, lady who is with Toyota. Think I want her to walk into an environment with everyone going on like "fuck that, stupid cunt" and so on?

    I've never written...
  4. to your question, how do you find ideas, see the...

    to your question, how do you find ideas, see the people. Business ideas are filling a need or want and if you're not experiencing the need or want, its hard to crystal ball it. Its got be a bit...
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    Hi John, Ward Industrial Equipment, that's a...

    Hi John, Ward Industrial Equipment, that's a product line we own, Devansco. A lot of die casters buy them as well as guys running blastpro or Wheelabrator units.
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    what do you currently use, what sort of...

    what do you currently use, what sort of machines/processes are you running?

    I've a line of wet air scrubbers, shots of a couple being built are below. These are mid sized, the go up to 80,000...
  7. right, never been inside one so am clueless on...

    right, never been inside one so am clueless on its particular challenges. However as a general statement, you would not hook up the VFD as the input to the lathe, you wire it as the input to the...
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    Online auction last week, pile of Miller Migs,...

    Online auction last week, pile of Miller Migs, 300-400 amps with feeders, all went around 1200.....and that's CDN dollarettes! Nuts to make your own, you couldn't do it for that. Solid machines,...
  9. lol, yeah not using is one way. For the...

    lol, yeah not using is one way. For the pedantic, a more accurate description is "preserving the functionality" of the original controls....most important one being the on/off switch :)
  10. my guess is its because you walk up to the...

    my guess is its because you walk up to the machine, turn it on and go....vs going and turning the rpc first and putting up with the drone. I've an RPC its good if you have a lot machines with larger...
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    We're looking at the same with quickbooks and the...

    We're looking at the same with quickbooks and the timeclock....but quickbooks scares me a bit. They seem heavily invested in future offerings being subscription and on the cloud with no way of...
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    Are you polishing the case or dial or you made or...

    Are you polishing the case or dial or you made or both? depends on how smooth they are when you start, they look like they have a good finish already. Brasso does a good job if you're not trying...
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    sure...and there are endless multi million dollar...

    sure...and there are endless multi million dollar SAP implementations that go horribly wrong. The complexity between designing a really good system for one type of business and really good system...
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    I',m working on a similar project, really it will...

    I',m working on a similar project, really it will be an ERP system when done. I had to define the workflow to direct the software design, which sort of surprised me just how big a job it as as one...
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    How do you currently do it.......or are you...

    How do you currently do it.......or are you selling software?
  16. I went 220 1P -> 10hp home built RPC then branch...

    I went 220 1P -> 10hp home built RPC then branch either to machines or a 220/600V 3P transformer. I've 110, 220 1P and 220 and 600 3P through out the shop. I installed it all in emt.

    That...
  17. Thread: Google Ads?

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    the dynamic duo, with nothing to do all day, make...

    the dynamic duo, with nothing to do all day, make that a frequent occurrence., I agree with your point.
  18. Sticky: Like Gordo. I think he must have an extremely...

    Like Gordo. I think he must have an extremely itchy opinion
  19. Thread: Recession?

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    it didn't? Housing hardly caused the crash,...

    it didn't? Housing hardly caused the crash, oversupply of cheap and easy financing did, brought on by the whole money supply chain (underwriters, rating agencies, banks) shirking their fudicairy...
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    Forest, good to see you back...been worried about...

    Forest, good to see you back...been worried about you, where have you been?
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    whats a 800 number? In the era of unlimited...

    whats a 800 number?

    In the era of unlimited national phone plans, email and voip, unless its so ingrained all your customers have it on speed dial, I'm not sure what the value of it is. Gave up...
  22. Thread: Google Ads?

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    No one does, that's why those that do can be so...

    No one does, that's why those that do can be so successful. Success in, well, in anything often depends on going out of the comfort zone. Most try hard to stay in the comfort zone.

    Advertising...
  23. Thread: Recession?

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    there's some pretty severe sample bias with that...

    there's some pretty severe sample bias with that bit of info. They're intelligent and see and hear a lot, but they're not analysts or economist who'd approach the question rationally and...
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    I was going to post the same thing. Getting all...

    I was going to post the same thing. Getting all deep and reflective about it, its hard imagine great creations, art, music etc, by the species as not having been done by one who loves it. By that...
  25. great seeing all the different projects! We...

    great seeing all the different projects!

    We just finished truck #2, #3 chassis is expected next week......

    https://i.imgur.com/NDAurmh.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/SdqUwuA.jpg
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