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    I first trained on a T2? (maybe a 32?) control,...

    I first trained on a T2? (maybe a 32?) control, and had no problem going to the newer 32, Nexus, Smart, controls for both lathe and mill.

    One week of training got me through the basics and I...
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    I’m always astounded when I see pictures of some...

    I’m always astounded when I see pictures of some of you guy’s shops and it’s a perfect concrete floor with a VMC, an air compressor, and a rolling tool box.

    When I start developing a potential...
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    Sounds great, let me know if you find them! ...

    Sounds great, let me know if you find them!



    While those may work, I already have a great lista cart with racks, and extra racks that I can stage tooling.
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    When I actively shot 3-gun, we used to regularly...

    When I actively shot 3-gun, we used to regularly drill with our eyes closed. The custom 1911 I built to compete with still comes up on target without looking at the sights.

    When I did combat...
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    WTB Lista 30 taper red tool pockets

    I apologize, I spent some time on lista's website and cannot find what I am looking for.

    Lesson learned... do not look on lista's website, go on the international english website...

    I have...
  6. In regards to part A, I think there were two...

    In regards to part A, I think there were two issues with firing. First and foremost, while Ohio is an "at will" state, they still have to give a reason. I think if the manager tried to fire me for...
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    This is great advise. A business mentor of mine...

    This is great advise. A business mentor of mine started his company and bought a warehouse. He split the warehouse up into 3 portions. 1 portion housed his business, the other two were leased. One...
  8. I don’t understand what your saying? There’s no...

    I don’t understand what your saying? There’s no grievance, protested, or committee? Manager writes you up, you sign the paper acknowledging, it gets filed.

    I was a rebel and a problem child. I...
  9. There is a reason I don’t work in Tier 1...

    There is a reason I don’t work in Tier 1 automotive anymore. Systemic fraud being the key and main reason. I am a bit embarrassed to admit it took me nearly 3 years to fully understand what the PPAP...
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    Some rather poor pictures of original images of...

    Some rather poor pictures of original images of workers from Geschichte Der Mauser Werke

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    From Jon Speed's book Mauser Archive pertinent...

    From Jon Speed's book Mauser Archive pertinent sales information from the Annual report.

    You can see that these items, especially sewing machines were a considerable part of Mauser's sales. You...
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    Some original photo's from Glass plates provided...

    Some original photo's from Glass plates provided to me by Jon Speed along with the picture of a Tool catalog.
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    Between WWI and WWII Mauser changed with the...

    Between WWI and WWII Mauser changed with the times and tried to adapt and expand as much as possible. They introduced whole new product lines and expanded one of their mainstays, Commercial Rifles....
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    Ya gotta learn somewhere... some people prefer to...

    Ya gotta learn somewhere... some people prefer to learn prior to making mistakes. Some people (myself included) don't have the time or money to make stupid mistakes. So I do my research before hand. ...
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    I was just going to make a similar thread...

    I was just going to make a similar thread complimenting Frank @ the folks at Maritool for the excellent tools they make. I was busy the other day, kids were bugging me to go outside, I had just...
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    Mauser made all sorts of tools. Will post more...

    Mauser made all sorts of tools. Will post more tomorrow. Please post pictures if you get a chance.

    Interwar, like most concerns that manufactured armaments, scrambled to produce anything and...
  17. Do you make and sell a product? Or Resell a...

    Do you make and sell a product? Or Resell a product? Do you normally see a 300% markup?

    No, I do not view that as the "American Way".
  18. I've seen this on several occasions. I was at a...

    I've seen this on several occasions. I was at a big facility that has some beautiful machines, they were in rough condition on the exterior from sitting for years, but you could tell they were well...
  19. I would have like that Ohio Shaper. I am SURE it...

    I would have like that Ohio Shaper. I am SURE it was a good day for the scrapper...
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    csharp, do you mind clarifying something? I just...

    csharp, do you mind clarifying something? I just had Solidworks quoted and was told $4k for solid works, $1300/yr maintenance. You only get CamWorks Standard if you pay for the $1300/yr subscription.
  21. Call your Guhring Rep! Call your Guhring Rep!...

    Call your Guhring Rep!

    Call your Guhring Rep!

    Call your Guhring Rep!

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    I love Guhring, their tools are awesome, amazingly FAST, LAST forever, which equals extremely cost effective.
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    Let me know next time he needs something made. I...

    Let me know next time he needs something made. I can guarantee I won’t do it cheaper, but I can guarantee it’ll be pretty and work!
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    Lots of great input! I’ve enhoyed reading it...

    Lots of great input!

    I’ve enhoyed reading it as I am a one man shop. Last year I took a hard look at areas of opportunity. The biggest one was my machine. I wound up buying a Brother. It lets me...
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    If I wanted a 4th for my S1000 that would be good...

    If I wanted a 4th for my S1000 that would be good for cams, tooling, and items requiring simultaneous 4th axis motion, which would you recommend?
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    If the magical gremlins know a .02cr tool is...

    If the magical gremlins know a .02cr tool is using the top of the radius at the top of generating a 1/2” radius and the bottom of the radius at the bottom, I don’t know why the couldn’t say, 12k rpm...
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