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    No one's mentioned Zoro. They are some sort of...

    No one's mentioned Zoro. They are some sort of 'black Bart' charterer of Grainger I guess. I've had impressive luck ordering on their website. Pipe fittings.....cheap, and good quality albeit from...
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    I knew you could do it

    I knew you could do it
  3. Thread: Plasma Table

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    Where in NY and how much? Pics?

    Where in NY and how much? Pics?
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    I knew a former employee as well. He said their...

    I knew a former employee as well. He said their sales meetings were a study in weirdness and contradictions. One month, it's "discourage counter sales". Next month, it's "sales are down, be nice to...
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    I think I remember for me it was a box of 50...

    I think I remember for me it was a box of 50 10-32 x 1 button head screws. They had to order them in and it took a week. Then when they came in, I went to pick them up, and the invoice was something...
  6. I wouldn't trade 5 of those yellow ones for one...

    I wouldn't trade 5 of those yellow ones for one of the blue ones.
  7. I think you're a bad influencer because you make...

    I think you're a bad influencer because you make people want to drag heavy machinery home and fix it up.
    Kidding of course. Your channel is interesting.
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    Pastel colors including Green, Yellow, Red. And...

    Pastel colors including Green, Yellow, Red. And white (my favorite), and possibly black.
    Even saw a light red-pink one once. Wish there were cell phones with cameras back then so I could have a...
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    It's location, location, location. As I commented...

    It's location, location, location. As I commented previously it doesn't hurt a bit that my local Airgas store is manned by counter personal who seem to be most interested in their phones and less...
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    I don't know you so I can't speak for your...

    I don't know you so I can't speak for your skills, only You know if you can hammer the problems away. 1/16 to 1/8 sounds like a whole lot to me, but if it doesn't to you, then you have more fortitude...
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    10 years ago I bought a well used Kubota diesel...

    10 years ago I bought a well used Kubota diesel powered zero turn. My carburetor problems have diminished to zero. And my lap times have greatly improved.
    ;)
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    Not 90 or 140 gear oil. Worm gear oil. Not near...

    Not 90 or 140 gear oil. Worm gear oil. Not near the shop so can't say the mobile oil number. 600.... something.
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    That thing is a friggin race car. :cheers:

    That thing is a friggin race car.
    :cheers:
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    Um.......lets see. A shaped piece of tin with a...

    Um.......lets see.
    A shaped piece of tin with a worm drive hose clamp or 2 to hold it to the torch?
    Or wire ties maybe?
    How hard could it be?
  15. Wait........did he just say Betenbender?? :eek:

    Wait........did he just say Betenbender??
    :eek:
  16. I've got a 17-48. Clever design. The pump shaft...

    I've got a 17-48. Clever design. The pump shaft seals leak and the actuator shaft seals leak. I think someone said the actuator shaft seals are actually packing's that have some adjustments.
  17. Yup. A guy with a tire machine and balancer, both...

    Yup. A guy with a tire machine and balancer, both "work good" for $300 total. But....he's busy and can only show them on
    Sunday between 7 and 7:30AM......maybe.

    Or the guy with the shifter cart...
  18. So they bought the lathe for 8K and the BP mill...

    So they bought the lathe for 8K and the BP mill for for $5k?

    Might take awhile to recover from that. Been there done that. Actually did it a couple years ago with a large pressure pot type...
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    Never mind actually using that thing MYself, if I...

    Never mind actually using that thing MYself, if I saw some guy using it, I think it would cause me some major sympathetic embarrassment.
    ;) :( :rolleyes5:
  20. Strong hold equipment auctions, something seems odd

    These "Strong hold" auctions seem odd, lots of new or nearly new equipment for sale. Various business names, but they seem to go on on a regular basis. Who buys a plant's worth of new equipment,...
  21. How bad do you need one? How bad do you want one?...

    How bad do you need one? How bad do you want one? How good are your negotiating skills and how low will the seller go?
    Buy it, enjoy it, resell it when the time comes (at a profit if possible)....
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    Another vote for Apollo. One things for certain...

    Another vote for Apollo. One things for certain with Fagor controls. Nothing about them or the printed instructions is clear or intuitive. And customer support from US entities is dismal. Anytime...
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    Oxymoron. De electronics is from China. ...

    Oxymoron. De electronics is from China.
    :rolleyes5:
  24. Thread: Ox's Shop

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    "Won't get fooled again" is playing on the...

    "Won't get fooled again" is playing on the radio.....a line in the song is "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss".
    Coincidence? Probably.
    I have things like this happen on a reg. basis.
  25. Thread: Quincy 5120

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    I have seen some portables that are high...

    I have seen some portables that are high pressure, up to 500 psi. But they are a whole 'nother layer of expensive.
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