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    Another one who joins just to sell stuff, did you...

    Another one who joins just to sell stuff, did you read the rules?
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    The percentage spent on supplies and material is...

    The percentage spent on supplies and material is going to vary widely depending on the type of work you do. I am working on a job right now with about 3 pounds material between 17-4 and 304 that I...
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    There is plenty of useless crap in this thread,...

    There is plenty of useless crap in this thread, in fact most of it is useless.
  4. While I am not religious I have no problem with...

    While I am not religious I have no problem with church people, but allowing them to gather while not allowing people to go shoot baskets at the local grade school or take a walk in the park makes no...
  5. That is what concerns me about places like...

    That is what concerns me about places like Florida where churches are now considered essential businesses. Some over the top religious people will think it is God's will whether they get sick and die...
  6. 284092 Look what the Chinese are doing now.

    284092

    Look what the Chinese are doing now.
  7. Can you harden the parts after machining?

    Can you harden the parts after machining?
  8. I cannot believe the nice complete answer RJT, I...

    I cannot believe the nice complete answer RJT, I think I would have just told them to Goggle and not start a thread about something like this.
  9. I have never seen a tire warranty that wasn't a...

    I have never seen a tire warranty that wasn't a joke. Do you know what it takes to keep a car tire warranty valid?
    All of the tires I am sliming are Chinese junk ones anyway, I don't think my lawn...
  10. These competitions are always too late for me,...

    These competitions are always too late for me, like the talk of the worst drawings anyone had seen when I had long since thrown mine out. My first lathe bought for business was a circa 1950's...
  11. Also tire slime easily rinses off with water so...

    Also tire slime easily rinses off with water so easy clean up. I actually did a high tech application on mine by removing the wheels and spinning them on a lathe after putting the slime inside. I...
  12. We were typing at the same time as I got up to...

    We were typing at the same time as I got up to get some more tea in the middle of posting.
  13. Try tire slime, I used it on the lawn tractor,...

    Try tire slime, I used it on the lawn tractor, wheelbarrow, and hand truck. Haven't put air in those tires since. All auto parts stores sell it.
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    Speaking of fax I actually had a customer mail a...

    Speaking of fax I actually had a customer mail a drawing about a year ago. He said his wife takes care of the computer stuff and was out of state visiting relatives.
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    The damn auto warranty a-holes leave messages and...

    The damn auto warranty a-holes leave messages and with my phone I have to at least start to listen to them before deleting. I also get a lot of calls from spoofed numbers to make them look local....
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    The robo calls stopped, but the junk texts have...

    The robo calls stopped, but the junk texts have not (I get about a half dozen a day to the business cell#), also everybody I buy from whether personal or business is e-mailing me almost daily,...
  17. Other than Grainger I don't think there is a...

    Other than Grainger I don't think there is a store in my whole state where you could buy an end mill on a Friday, let alone weekend, and Grainger usually doesn't have diddly squat on the shelves....
  18. Nobody does anything about it anymore, everybody...

    Nobody does anything about it anymore, everybody gets warned, but no one gets booted, so they keep doing it.
  19. Why do people keep arguing with the couple of...

    Why do people keep arguing with the couple of commie loving pieces of crap in here? What I want to know is why all the drastic measures haven't slowed the corona-virus down?
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    I would be curious as to how things are different...

    I would be curious as to how things are different on everyone's home front, but people can't stop the political arguing that gets nowhere. On that note as I said rural folks panic way more than city...
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    You are calling the captain of the ship gutless...

    You are calling the captain of the ship gutless because he did everything he could to help his men?
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    It might be old school, but I keep a collection...

    It might be old school, but I keep a collection of parts, and I also have projected tool life for each tool listed in the programs on jobs that had any decent volume to them. I often can find...
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    How about Deutsch or ITT Cannon? I think if you...

    How about Deutsch or ITT Cannon? I think if you want everything done under one roof you will have to go with one of the big boys. Due to the cost of keeping up with regulations a lot of smaller...
  24. I know it has been a while as since I make small...

    I know it has been a while as since I make small parts I don't generate a lot of scrap carbide, but I remember last time getting $9 a pound. I can't believe titanium is only $.20 considering it is...
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    To some places a medium sized part is the size of...

    To some places a medium sized part is the size of a truck tire, to me I could get a couple hundred medium sized parts in a large flat rate box.
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