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    I've been lucky to always get paid so far, even...

    I've been lucky to always get paid so far, even if it sometimes took over 4 months and a lot of asking.
    A customer was visiting yesterday and mentioned losing about 250k over the years to customers...
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    Kaeser air tower seem compact but a bit $$$$. ...

    Kaeser air tower seem compact but a bit $$$$.

    Those little Eastwood elite QST-30/60 look interesting, Seems compact and quiet, low cost, probably good enough.
    Needs a dryer from the looks of...
  3. Thread: B&A Precision

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    Maybe you already saw it or knew them, but I got...

    Maybe you already saw it or knew them, but I got an email this morning about a shop a couple hours north of you closing in chino valley, maybe they got a few interesting things in there, tools or...
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    I have one of those. They're definitely a lot of...

    I have one of those. They're definitely a lot of bang for the $. There's a 2100LC also now with 3" bar capacity, the LB is 2.5".
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    Usually No need to adjust acceleration on a...

    Usually No need to adjust acceleration on a 15-20hp lathe running on a 20-30hp PP converter. But if you have many machines on 1 PP running at same time over the limit, then yes lowering the peak...
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    It'll be fine, I run a cnc lathe with the same hp...

    It'll be fine, I run a cnc lathe with the same hp on a 20hp PP, its on the edge of it but works fine.
  7. Guns are bad umkay! Brought to you by the...

    Guns are bad umkay!

    Brought to you by the creators of:

    -Female sperm donors
    -Pregnant Men
    -52 Genders and counting
    -Babies aren't real humans!
    -The Gulags were health spas, communism is...
  8. Thread: B&A Precision

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    Did you end up just putting some new filter caps...

    Did you end up just putting some new filter caps again in the PP or still looking at maybe going to RPC?
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    I don't use CNMG much, but ran some of Sandvik's...

    I don't use CNMG much, but ran some of Sandvik's 2220 lately in duplex and 316, some 625 inco, it beats the old 2025 grade by a mile and then some, would likely be even better as a 2215. That said,...
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    I think we ain't all picturing the same part. Is...

    I think we ain't all picturing the same part. Is it 19mm material being turned to 5mm. Or Bigger material being turned down to 19mm and the shoulder is 5mm thick?

    If its turned to a 19mm dia,...
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    It's kinda gummy, it doesn't like too slow, it...

    It's kinda gummy, it doesn't like too slow, it will kinda tear off instead of cutting, and it doesn't like too fast or it'll eat tools quick but in the sweet spot and feed its alright. It's quite...
  12. Just checked on 316, still not too bad...

    Just checked on 316, still not too bad considering time of year. $.36CAD turning, $0.71CAD solids.
    I guess I'll get rid of some soon just to get it outa here.

    Still paying a bit over $5/lb avg...
  13. Any progress on your end with the power situation...

    Any progress on your end with the power situation or switching to RPC?

    I still haven't put in the line reactor, I gotta try to do that later this week or next.
    They put a smart meter on the shop...
  14. Thread: B&A Precision

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    A piece of fairly hard rubber that won't cut...

    A piece of fairly hard rubber that won't cut through under the weight, between machine and skate seems to work good.
  15. I'm slowly looking for land in the US and states...

    I'm slowly looking for land in the US and states with most open gun laws are at the top of the list. Unfortunately it looks like the cancer is spreading to many once wonderful states.
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    I never had any issues running my First...

    I never had any issues running my First MCV-300(same as sharp 2412) straight from my 20hp PP, 247v usually.
    PP will trip under over/under voltages or power line spikes as a safety feature, and the...
  17. The USA is pretty much the only economy still...

    The USA is pretty much the only economy still doing well in the entire world right now, and I guess its starting to show.
    We'll see how long it takes for raw material to drop back down some, I...
  18. Prices always seem to go real low around...

    Prices always seem to go real low around holidays, probably best to wait a few weeks and see if it goes up as mills get rolling again.
  19. Interrupted cuts = small DOC and slow feed. That...

    Interrupted cuts = small DOC and slow feed. That applies to both carbide and ceramics.
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    Maybe they Brits could sell you some Tea, seems...

    Maybe they Brits could sell you some Tea, seems almost everyone forgot the lessons of that.
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    Vises look good, but I think I can see why you...

    Vises look good, but I think I can see why you were considering a live tooled with sub spindle lathe.
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    Look at all the features/options and what you...

    Look at all the features/options and what you plant to make, there's some difference them and in the quality of the live tools and how many come with it etc.
    Lynx2100 is just 5" Sub as far as I...
  23. Is there any sort of servo battery on the Siemens...

    Is there any sort of servo battery on the Siemens stuff?
    Just wondering if maybe its almost dead, but when its got juice for a little while once turned on its happy again? I'd think there'd still...
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    Long run and repeat orders of a few of the same...

    Long run and repeat orders of a few of the same parts, sure fine either way.
    Short run of constantly changing stuff almost never to be seen again, CAM is real nice.
    I didn't know anything about...
  25. Slide the way covers off enough to get a good...

    Slide the way covers off enough to get a good look under(after cleaning them off good so you don't drop a bunch of crap on the screws), check as many oil lines as you can see. I hate those tiny...
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