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    People are talking 3 to 4K snowblowers. Here...

    People are talking 3 to 4K snowblowers.
    Here you can buy a rotted out, dead to the road truck with a plow for that money.
    No plates, no insurance, just mine. And more fun, easy to work, heat and...
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    Using pictures with you in them would be a big...

    Using pictures with you in them would be a big no.
    Pictures of your work and parts if fancy enough and applicable to the job being looked at is interesting and way outside the norm.
    Bigger places...
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    Some golfers don't let winter get in the way....

    Some golfers don't let winter get in the way.
    YouTube
  4. Why, Even if safe at the price of a fire ring is...

    Why,
    Even if safe at the price of a fire ring is it worth the cutting gas, time and effort?
    I get the hacker idea in spades and like but sometimes the effort is just not worth it.
    That said I've...
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    I tried one once. Since the tracks contact a...

    I tried one once.
    Since the tracks contact a lot of area they don't dig in. (weight per unit area). Same problem with big ole tires on your plow truck.
    Yet in places with a lot of snow you don't...
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    Confused. Are you running a grinder for a shop...

    Confused.
    Are you running a grinder for a shop and wondering why the different type cuts?
    I'm wondering if what you call radius gash is what others would call a radial gash.
    Probably pictures not...
  7. BT30 holders and keys were not meant for a power...

    BT30 holders and keys were not meant for a power drawbar.
    In order to work in such you need much taller than normal keys to grab the holder.
    They can be tapered on the ends.
    Make some double...
  8. In the way it works now often the "Death Board"...

    In the way it works now often the "Death Board" becomes the family decisions.
    Both my parents. Lots of hand wringing and what to do.
    Dad was fairly clear to me about end of life and watching his...
  9. Nobody has this without soildworks in between?......

    Nobody has this without soildworks in between?... Seems rather simple.
    Bob
  10. Thread: Recession?

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    I think the OP is a very "glass half full" type...

    I think the OP is a very "glass half full" type guy.
    Perhaps some irrational exuberance helps carry us through the the current mess onto stable ground.
    Certainly things are slowing, negative...
  11. Not sure how you eliminate a toolholder. Resharp...

    Not sure how you eliminate a toolholder.
    Resharp a tool in the machine is certainly possible. You just need another spindle on the table.
    Inspect one side and correct with the spindle running is...
  12. After dropping 45 large I'd be more than just...

    After dropping 45 large I'd be more than just pissed.
    They give you suggestions? I'd suggest they get a serviceman to come fix it for me.
    Maybe you are doing something wrong but service after the...
  13. If no guns it would be propane bombs or others....

    If no guns it would be propane bombs or others.
    What do we do about the divide and intolerance of other views?
    This is at a fever pitch in government parties and the public.
    Who fuels this? Our...
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    Biggest limit may be range. Longer distance...

    Biggest limit may be range. Longer distance outdoors than indoors so buyer beware.

    Bob
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    As much of a true pain OSHA is, where would we be...

    As much of a true pain OSHA is, where would we be without it or something like it?
    People see pictures from China and say how bad an idea this is, how we would never do that.
    But in truth we did...
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    Not that much in 80% or more of case which is why...

    Not that much in 80% or more of case which is why I'd trade resolution for speed anyday.
    When used as indexer it may seem slow and people complain about one extra second in a tool change on machines...
  17. Many here that have had 30 pull studs fail and...

    Many here that have had 30 pull studs fail and break without a major crash?
    Bob
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    It's a max speed limit thing not an accuracy...

    It's a max speed limit thing not an accuracy thing.
    You can only pump these pulses out so fast and read them so fast across copper wires and 30 foot runs.
    You are spot on in that is not arc...
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    If the inspection is due to an employee complaint...

    If the inspection is due to an employee complaint being below 10 will not save you.
    The only safe spot is small farm or when all employees are family members.
    Below ten in most machine shops and...
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    What you need in arc seconds depends on where...

    What you need in arc seconds depends on where your feature is off the axis of rotation. It's a lever arm.
    In positioning (3+2) you can get +/- a few counts and tweak it in, basically lying to the...
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    So on a high count rotary those counts go by very...

    So on a high count rotary those counts go by very fast. A whole lot of pulses in very little time transmitted across a distance.
    Even in a very old CDC wire length became a problem.
    What is the...
  22. This is already out there. You join a...

    This is already out there. You join a professional group or association, pay some small dues and get a discount.
    For a long time I used the local chamber of commerce and the only reason I joined was...
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    Is the lower bearing failing or both? Belt...

    Is the lower bearing failing or both?
    Belt tension will kill both, impact or contamination tends to kill mister downhill.
    Rubber seals run hotter due to drag.
    If wound up weeds and stuff on the...
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    Big key sentence here. Looks to be a lot of bang...

    Big key sentence here.
    Looks to be a lot of bang for the buck.

    My first 5 was a 3+2. A Ikegai TV4 with a Troyke tilt and rotary. Literally the first of these cnc tables Troyke built as a Nikken...
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    Do not make 1-2-3 blocks or you own precision...

    Do not make 1-2-3 blocks or you own precision vise. That a waste of effort with no reward since you can buy them for little.
    A set of tapping block for both English and metric are really easy and...
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