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    I see a few applications for it. I wouldnt want...

    I see a few applications for it. I wouldnt want to pay to fill an entire magazine. But I might want one around when trying to optimize a specific toolpath or when testing different tools. I...
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    My brother in law is a conspiracy guy. Dont get...

    My brother in law is a conspiracy guy. Dont get me wrong....conspiracies happen....just probably not to the extent that he and some others believe. Typically it would take too many people staying...
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    Company I work for bought a few of the "budget"...

    Company I work for bought a few of the "budget" quality of calipers. They worked fine...for a bit. Then they basically fell apart. Even when new they had that "squishy" indecisive feel about them. In...
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    How is your medical insurance? Life insurance?...

    How is your medical insurance?
    Life insurance?
    Auto insurance for whoever hits it on the road.

    Doubt you will get the 2 forklifts rented for $500
    Not saying this couldnt be done by a...
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    G-coder05 took the words right out of my...

    G-coder05 took the words right out of my head....you are over thinking it..
    I assume the machine was purchased intending to cut steel, aluminum, etc....
    Not exactly a dainty thing. Run it, dont...
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    Assuming what you said is factual. What you...

    Assuming what you said is factual.
    What you described are some of the things that make some employees more valuable than other employees. Let him own his own screw ups, you do likewise and don't...
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    One more Sign of California self-destructing. I...

    One more Sign of California self-destructing.
    I just hope they all stay there.
    Biggest problem with California.....Californians
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    I wonder how many of us here learned this and/or...

    I wonder how many of us here learned this and/or similar safety related no-no's by almost having a trip to the E.R.
    Been machining for about 32 years now and I can definitely think of a few times I...
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    I have seen both ends of this. Shops where guys...

    I have seen both ends of this.
    Shops where guys are half assing things because they dont want to get off the chair. I have also seen shops that benefit from having guys able to sit and deburr,...
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    Did this many times with My former father in law....

    Did this many times with My former father in law. Surprising how much 2 guys can move with the right amount of leverage. Often times (depending on weight) we did use three 1" diameter pipe and...
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    Maybe it would help pay off the 2% they should be...

    Maybe it would help pay off the 2% they should be paying toward NATO ? lol
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    Detailed meetings help. Lay out what success...

    Detailed meetings help.
    Lay out what success will look like. This will help avoid the "never ending" project.
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    Beyond all the issues this brings up. I find...

    Beyond all the issues this brings up. I find myself asking the same questions....Would giving more money to government (taxes) improve anything? I understand I am ignoring many issues raised......I...
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    We have a "No Cameras / Pictures" policy. Not...

    We have a "No Cameras / Pictures" policy. Not sure what I would think of an applicant bringing me pictures of someone elses products, equipment or shop.....but I dont think I would like it.
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    I am not certain....but I believe the school will...

    I am not certain....but I believe the school will have something in place.
    I think you need to ask some questions and get some answers. Alot of speculation at this point.
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    I can't help much with the liability aspect. I...

    I can't help much with the liability aspect. I think that would be a good question for the people who are offering you the position and maybe for a lawyer.
    I can say that I have been teaching for a...
  17. It is the logical outcome of a society that does...

    It is the logical outcome of a society that does not value human life.
    In my opinion...we do not have a gun control issue....the issues we have will not be solved by anything related to guns. It can...
  18. Quick (not really) snoring story. Years ago me...

    Quick
    (not really) snoring story.
    Years ago me and a couple buddies went duck hunting together. We had 2 tents....but it was fall and pretty chilly at night. The decision was made that we would...
  19. My experience was the same. It didn't take long...

    My experience was the same.
    It didn't take long to adjust
  20. 30 years ago I worked for a military contractor...

    30 years ago I worked for a military contractor in Minneapolis. I machined magnesium in a Mori Seiki turning center. A few things I remember about it...
    We got it in bar form ...probably 1.5"...
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    I use a cpap and love it. The first one i had i couldnt use because the mask was huge and hurt my face. I got the nasal pillows and love it. During my sleep study you could see oxygen levels going...
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    milling hard (58-60 Rc) A8 is very doable....

    milling hard (58-60 Rc) A8 is very doable. Typically it is done with an endmill spec'd for hard milling rather than an inserted cutter. Speaking in general terms.....when machining hard steel...
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    Typically machinist' are narcisistic......to be a...

    Typically machinist' are narcisistic......to be a toolmaker one must also become an ass and lose the ability to smell ones own stench.
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    Think support..... Used Powermill for a...

    Think support.....
    Used Powermill for a while.....it made difficult task' easy....made what should have been easy difficult. (just my opinion)
    Here their support was non existent. If you had a...
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    make room on the couch...i wanna watch too:drink:

    make room on the couch...i wanna watch too:drink:
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