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  1. Dad took a poop put me in charge and I did not...

    Dad took a poop put me in charge and I did not expect that.
    He had the lawyers one pays many hundreds of dollars per hour to.
    It was small. 5 million and lord knows that dad earned it and paid...
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    This is micro machining?

    This is micro machining?
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    Have many and can not say anything bad. Not the...

    Have many and can not say anything bad.
    Not the super high precision at .0001 at 12 inches but good and repeatable.
    As with any manual machine tool come to zero or your set number from the same...
  4. Yes........

    Yes........
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    There are cheap and more expensive ones. This...

    There are cheap and more expensive ones.
    This one with the motor and even the belt.
    From the pics as it seems new I'd pay up to close to $800 for this in my sleep.
    If you have no use for it some...
  6. Dad and mom made money and paid all taxes on it....

    Dad and mom made money and paid all taxes on it. Full and clear.
    Now my chest of gold given to my children or others. Taxed again?
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    Often these are confused. Most "Rec" gas you can...

    Often these are confused. Most "Rec" gas you can buy not matter octane rating is still unleaded fuel.
    I know of nowhere in Michigan that one can buy leaded from a pump and tank even in the racing...
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    Necking down endmills is one use or undercuters....

    Necking down endmills is one use or undercuters. Making pins is another.
    Want to make special size drill or reamer out of a standard?
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    How many rockstar and top level machinists have...

    How many rockstar and top level machinists have started a shop? Percentage that survive?
    How many end up owning a job and not a business? This not all that bad as working for yourself is rewarding...
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    This not a weenie machine and 4 thou seems so...

    This not a weenie machine and 4 thou seems so huge.
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    Four thou over what distance? That seems big. To...

    Four thou over what distance?
    That seems big. To the table top, result of part being cut or indicating something clamped in a vise?
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    I'd be tempted to put a DTI on the backside of...

    I'd be tempted to put a DTI on the backside of the belt at the max contact area (back of the pulley) and look for runout.
    One can not just indicate the pulley as the peaks do not matter.
    You can...
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    Notable is on part number two the rads look...

    Notable is on part number two the rads look better than the flats or the frequency very different.
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    No way to hold it by the taper. How about the...

    No way to hold it by the taper. How about the Brother S1000?
    Cut off, rough bore in the lathe leaving some stock.
    Put a boring bar in vee blocks or something standing up on the mill's table. Finish...
  15. All depends on finding a buyer who wants it. I...

    All depends on finding a buyer who wants it.
    I would think 5000 way high for the toolmaker sized machine. I have owned six of them from right around this vintage.
    Rpc and tooling does add but I'd...
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    Peck drilling is so often overused. Many use it...

    Peck drilling is so often overused.
    Many use it when they should not and get shorter tool life because of doing so.
  17. The final ramped part of the flute is there due...

    The final ramped part of the flute is there due to the size of the grinding wheel used.
    A 3 inch wheel and a 10 inch wheel make a different length arc here.
    Why worry or call it out in the specs?...
  18. We all hate to pay outside help but get an...

    We all hate to pay outside help but get an accountant and maybe a tax lawyer.
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    Now we are talking. . When doing AI work it was...

    Now we are talking. .
    When doing AI work it was always if I had this much memory or better CPU and then more bandwidth to harness a thousand cpus out there as my bots.
    If I could have 10 meg memory...
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    Does not zero right or does not calibrate right?...

    Does not zero right or does not calibrate right?
    Tried to set zero on a pin/block rather than just being closed?
    Measuring with the tips or inside a tad or a bunch?
    What is really funny is those...
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    Every speed increase changes things. My old...

    Every speed increase changes things.
    My old analog phone worked just fine and 300-1200 or then up to 9600 baud to my computer way fast enough.
    Should I pay the big bucks for a T1? Who can use that...
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    Somebody somehow pays for the tooling. Hopefully...

    Somebody somehow pays for the tooling.
    Hopefully it is your customer.
  23. Heated socks, gloves and pants,... all so wrong...

    Heated socks, gloves and pants,... all so wrong
    Go stay home in front of the fireplace,
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    OT, 5g and who can we trust

    Rollout of 5G cell service.
    Seems the FAA and the FCC disagree here in the US.
    Notably not some much a problem outside the USA due to technical things.
    This a long term in planing putting together...
  25. You are confusing flute exit point with usable....

    You are confusing flute exit point with usable.
    The wheel that ground it has an arc so this callout on print but it gets shallow quick and one is not transporting chips though it.
    Normally the...
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