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  1. First day...I would expect to show up a few...

    First day...I would expect to show up a few minutes early, dressed to work, with a pen to fill out paperwork and a notepad to start taking notes.
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    Fill it with everclear and turn the mist up :)

    Fill it with everclear and turn the mist up :)
  3. I agree to the point that there are special...

    I agree to the point that there are special cases, like if there's a fixture for something and it makes the process more efficient but is slightly complex to use then it's gotta be done a certain...
  4. There's probably a reason why you only hire...

    There's probably a reason why you only hire inexperienced guys...I'm gonna guess it's your attitude. I've worked for my way or the highway types, a lot of people did lol.
  5. Here's a thread I started a few years ago OT:...

    Here's a thread I started a few years ago
    OT: Breaking into the machining trade

    I'm actually at a different place now, long fucked up story, but it worked out for the better. I'm now a senior...
  6. Why are you hung up on education, go out and...

    Why are you hung up on education, go out and apply at some places and see where it gets you.

    I can tell you right now you aren't going to get hired as a programmer out of the box. No one is going...
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    Well now aren't we just wound a little tight...

    Well now aren't we just wound a little tight eh...practice what you preach, scooter
  8. From an employees point of view, experience is...

    From an employees point of view, experience is the key...everything sounds good on paper but when it comes to brass tacks someone who has all kinds of certs and little experience will always be beat...
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    Finally said oh brother eh...yep I'll be here all...

    Finally said oh brother eh...yep I'll be here all week :)
  10. I don't think anyone is getting rich being an...

    I don't think anyone is getting rich being an employee in the machine tool industry, but if you work hard and do your best you can make a fine living out of it.

    Remember, 58% of people in the us...
  11. There's no way I'm gonna accept a 25/hr job then...

    There's no way I'm gonna accept a 25/hr job then work all kinds of ot to make up the difference.
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    The only gash I look for is between...you get...

    The only gash I look for is between...you get where I'm going :)
  13. Sticky: Jah das ist gut!!

    Jah das ist gut!!
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    Not sure what the hell that guy was doing...

    Not sure what the hell that guy was doing but...you can pretty much ram a drill through delrin as fast as you can feed it. Throw some coolant at it and clear the chips here and there. I would say I'm...
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    I don't think he's coming back

    I don't think he's coming back
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    Maybe I'm new to this...what is gash

    Maybe I'm new to this...what is gash
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    Zing! Sometimes they just slide right in

    Zing! Sometimes they just slide right in
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    What kind of umbrella does one purchase when the...

    What kind of umbrella does one purchase when the sky is falling?
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    Actually...we don't have mistakes, we have happy...

    Actually...we don't have mistakes, we have happy accidents :)
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    I don't see anything saying you need to do it...

    I don't see anything saying you need to do it with one tool and one setup...I believe he was lamenting about a machine he had seen being able to do so.
  21. Sticky: Interesting...still not sure why they don't make...

    Interesting...still not sure why they don't make an off topic section that has to be joined as a group...this would keep it out of the mainstream and away from those who really don't want to see it.
  22. I'd love to get them on the fire trucks. It's hit...

    I'd love to get them on the fire trucks. It's hit and miss backing up with those things lol.
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    You've got an old drunk guy you just keep around?

    You've got an old drunk guy you just keep around?
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    To add, some plastics shrink differently than...

    To add, some plastics shrink differently than others. They can shift and change dimensions upon cooling.
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    Nope don't think I have.

    Nope don't think I have.
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