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    Wheelie - I'm not by any means qualified to...

    Wheelie -

    I'm not by any means qualified to give advice in these matters, but as a frequent observer of this thread over many years (its probably my main draw to PM), there are a few things that...
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    ??? 3 posts and the best you could come up with...

    ??? 3 posts and the best you could come up with was a dupe of post #2?

    getting post count up? Chicom here to spam us with some automation 'wreal'
  3. ?huh? They stopped making the 7.3 halfway...

    ?huh? They stopped making the 7.3 halfway through 2003.
  4. Pretty happy with my 2002 7.3 manual ;-). But I...

    Pretty happy with my 2002 7.3 manual ;-). But I know what you're getting at - the auto's. And finding the manuals are akin to hen's teeth...
  5. why? what changed?

    why? what changed?
  6. I'm not enough of a cad expert to really...

    I'm not enough of a cad expert to really understand what you're trying to do, but most of it sounded like solidworks. Its the only cad that I am mildly conversant in, having started with Cadkey, then...
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    +1. How 'bout an update wrustle?

    +1. How 'bout an update wrustle?
  8. One last thing - you can often get a big lathe...

    One last thing - you can often get a big lathe for a lot cheaper than a crappier small one, because people don' want to or don' know how to move them. If you have the trailer and hauling capacity,...
  9. The EE is definitely worth a look. Don't rule...

    The EE is definitely worth a look. Don't rule out machines that aren't 'favorites/darlings' (south bends, hardinge, all the big boys monarch, leblond) of hobbyists either. There's plenty of very...
  10. Huh? One of, if not the best CAD program ever...

    Huh? One of, if not the best CAD program ever made, and you avoid it? I concur that add-on software is always a semi train wreck, but throwing the baby out with the bath water is a little over the...
  11. You're far more likely to get a deal on a solid...

    You're far more likely to get a deal on a solid lathe if you broaden your search not geographically, but in time. Watch craigs, eBay, FB marketplace, etc religiously and when the right thing shows...
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    What am I seeing for the current 'inventory'? ...

    What am I seeing for the current 'inventory'?

    Mills:
    1 Haas
    1 Doosan
    1 small Brother

    Lathes
    1 Haas
    2 Doosans
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    Prop shafts all day long...

    Prop shafts all day long...
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    The engineering, especially the precise modeling...

    The engineering, especially the precise modeling that must have been required, is tough to comprehend. As an engineer, I work on some pretty cool/advanced stuff, but that was definitely impressive. ...
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    That was over the top. Made my head hurt after a...

    That was over the top. Made my head hurt after a while...
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    "one MILLION dollars....Bahahaaa!!!" 50% down...

    "one MILLION dollars....Bahahaaa!!!"

    50% down to start the job.
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    Look up the part number that is on the side of...

    Look up the part number that is on the side of the switch, either buy the same of find an equivalent, and replace. Your pic doesn't show it. You should be able to find something from digikey or...
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    Got a pic or a translation of what the hell that...

    Got a pic or a translation of what the hell that means? Now poking fun, just want to know how to do it!
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    You're one talented dude wheelie. Got a spark...

    You're one talented dude wheelie. Got a spark plug up your ass for gitt'n stuff done too.
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    We just shipped an old Mitsui Seiki horizontal...

    We just shipped an old Mitsui Seiki horizontal machine off to the storage warehouse. Was still making lots of parts. Replaced it with two massive DMG horizontal pallet machines that share a pool. ...
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    Anybody got a dead one (discontinued board) they...

    Anybody got a dead one (discontinued board) they want to give up for reverse engineering?

    The issue will be any firmware that's on it. Chips, layout and fab are easy. Might even be easy to...
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    Somewhere kicking around, I have a CD that i...

    Somewhere kicking around, I have a CD that i believe was like a mix demo of some or all of the "Sonic Temple" album. Its got a very different version of 'fire woman' on it. I always wondered how it...
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    Called a drop bed trailer around these parts. ...

    Called a drop bed trailer around these parts. Sunbelt rents them...
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    Confident that I'll be reading more good stories...

    Confident that I'll be reading more good stories about your shop in short order Wheelie. Great that you finally found a guy with his head screwed on straight.
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    Always good stuff to be learned from these...

    Always good stuff to be learned from these rebuilds. Thanks for posting.
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