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    Am trying to send pics of a steady I have for...

    Am trying to send pics of a steady I have for sale that may work for you, but the email address listed above is not working. Is it [email protected]? Your user name is marka12161, maybe I'll try...
  2. Just removed an outer bearing race from a blind...

    Just removed an outer bearing race from a blind bore in a LSA supercharger last night. Way down in a bore, no way to safely run a bead around the inside. Only about 1/8" at the bottom of the bore...
  3. Here's my UPS story from a couple months ago. I...

    Here's my UPS story from a couple months ago. I had to send the mag from our race car to Des Moines for a quick rebuild. Des Moines is about 260 miles south of me. Regular ground UPS would get it...
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    I would initially make the drive, and if the job...

    I would initially make the drive, and if the job works out, start looking for a house halfway in between.
  5. How about $200 + postage?

    How about $200 + postage?
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    SURPLUS TO THE ONGOING OPERATIONS OF MACHINISTS...

    SURPLUS TO THE ONGOING OPERATIONS OF MACHINISTS INC. THE GEAR WORKS SEATTLE, FEATURING: VERTICAL, HORIZONTAL & MANUAL GEAR HOBBERS, CNC GEAR GRINDERS HORIZONTAL BORING MILLS, VERTICAL TURRET LATHE,...
  7. SURPLUS TO THE ONGOING OPERATIONS OF MACHINISTS...

    SURPLUS TO THE ONGOING OPERATIONS OF MACHINISTS INC. THE GEAR WORKS SEATTLE, FEATURING: VERTICAL, HORIZONTAL & MANUAL GEAR HOBBERS, CNC GEAR GRINDERS HORIZONTAL BORING MILLS, VERTICAL TURRET LATHE,...
  8. Mitutoyo 0-4" mic set - like new- $250

    Older Mitutoyo #202-904 0-4" mic set in excellent condition. Carbide faces and tenths. 0-1" appears to have been used some, 1-2" looks to have been used sparingly, I doubt the 2-3" or 3-4" were ever...
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    Sorry. My fault. I brought it back up because I...

    Sorry. My fault. I brought it back up because I honestly wanted to know how the OP's solution to the original problem worked out. That's how we learn here. If there is no follow up to a post asking...
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    I was just wondering if after 4 months everything...

    I was just wondering if after 4 months everything had worked out with the replacements, or if the replacements needed replacing too.
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    Is there any update to this thread? Did the OP...

    Is there any update to this thread? Did the OP find good employees that will work out for him?
  12. When selling your services, don't try to compete...

    When selling your services, don't try to compete with the "big boys" on price and capacity. They'll eat you up. Promote your service and flexibility.

    I am also a small 1-man shop. I can usually...
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    Hard to say without actually having a part in my...

    Hard to say without actually having a part in my hands, but I do a lot of grinding. I would think with a surface grinder (6-12 or larger), a compound sine chuck, a small rotary table, and a shopmade...
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    A train engineer friend of mine told me about 30...

    A train engineer friend of mine told me about 30 years ago that he had hit cars before with his train at crossings, resulting in 6 deaths. He said there was nothing he could do, as his loaded train...
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    A few years ago, one of the plastic injection...

    A few years ago, one of the plastic injection molds I was responsible for was eating up parting line locks at an amazing rate. The locks were the roller bearing type that used needle rollers. Instead...
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    The original thread on the Wisc. engine is...

    The original thread on the Wisc. engine is wonderful reading, although many of the older pics are sadly missing. ...
  17. I'm sorry if my reply was not taken as being "on...

    I'm sorry if my reply was not taken as being "on topic". Hopefully, I was trying to point out an example of why it's hard to find employees to work in a manufacturing based business. For the skills...
  18. My grandpa drove OTR for 42 years. I rode with...

    My grandpa drove OTR for 42 years. I rode with him a few times when I was 10-12 years old and loved it, got a CDL, but I don't know if I could drive for a job. I'm more of a shop guy.

    My neighbor...
  19. I live 20 miles from where that mill is sitting,...

    I live 20 miles from where that mill is sitting, in case someone needs a little local help. Most of the riggers in the area would be coming from St.Paul or Mpls., which is about an hour west of River...
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    Doesn't it always?

    Doesn't it always?
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    Yes, I don't know the Detroit area either, but if...

    Yes, I don't know the Detroit area either, but if skilled union welders make $100,000/yr. + benefits, and you offer $40,000/yr. and want welders to work OT weekends to make up for the low pay, I can...
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    I still don't see much hope of the OP hiring good...

    I still don't see much hope of the OP hiring good employees that will stick around any length of time. His last two guys left. One had been there 14 years and was making $2/hr. over a new hire. ($22...
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    Wow, they were going to get Saturday, Sunday, AND...

    Wow, they were going to get Saturday, Sunday, AND Christmas Day off this week? Unpaid I assume? And they get to make $40,000/yr.? ($20/hr.= $40,000/yr. unless you work OT) Those unappreciative...
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    Sharpener Collet. Deckel FP1, FP2, S2x2, 355E,...

    Sharpener Collet. Deckel FP1, FP2, S2x2, 355E, 5/8" - new | eBay
  25. Smack the drawbar harder with a brass or lead...

    Smack the drawbar harder with a brass or lead hammer. After driving the stuck collet out, throw away and replace the collet. Throw away and don't replace the key (alignment pin).
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