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  1. They are only scrap when hopelessly worn with...

    They are only scrap when hopelessly worn with broken gears,or parts missing........I would have loved any kind of power drilling machine when I was a kid.....we had this hideous post mounted thing...
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    Its a pretty crap gun ....he says it sells for 50...

    Its a pretty crap gun ....he says it sells for 50 quid ,quite a bit in 1968.....probably the price of a Model 70 at that time.....Id be very surprised if many were sold before the business folded.
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    I never had any trouble with the connectors...the...

    I never had any trouble with the connectors...the rubber section is hollow and inflates with air pressure for a positive seal...We used them up to 1 1/2 " size from compressor to air prep.,then 1...
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    I dont need to read this.......but all the...

    I dont need to read this.......but all the dummies wanting to buy a machine shop making parts sure should......contrast this with my neighbour who buys farm size cartons of fruit and collects the...
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    The catch with spark testing is the development...

    The catch with spark testing is the development of HSLA steels ,and the great increase in cost of traditional alloying elements like nickle.
  6. I have a big success story right next to me...

    I have a big success story right next to me .....bought the farm next to me in the 80s,today he (and his son) are billionaires.But he did something simple to start ,something anyone could have...
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    In fact the purpose of CE was to lock foreign...

    In fact the purpose of CE was to lock foreign manufactures out of the EU ,without running foul of WTO agreements ,which may have caused retaliatory actions......like Trumps tariffs.
  8. I used the shop as a background to start other...

    I used the shop as a background to start other businesses...if you have a shop ,you can do any kind of mechanical repairs /maintenance.......very simple strategy is to set employees up in...
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    Is the commutator OK?......clean between the...

    Is the commutator OK?......clean between the bars?....solder connections (if any).....armature connections are sometimes welded in high current motors,but can break.....Weak motr pulling high amps...
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    Once hired an out of work psychology...

    Once hired an out of work psychology graduate......he messed with the heads of all the dumb guys,you could see him winding them up.I said to him if one of the guys snaps ,youll get carved up like a...
  11. Thread: Recession?

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    Simple ,biden is pouring more funny money into...

    Simple ,biden is pouring more funny money into the pot.......inflation is well advanced tho,reported 20% increase in average house prices.
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    Point of order here...Trump aint deranged ,he is...

    Point of order here...Trump aint deranged ,he is cunning as an outhouse rat ,and collecting $4 million a week for his stop the steal and re election funds...So its TDS not DTS.
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    Why do racecar guys etc?.....maybe cause they...

    Why do racecar guys etc?.....maybe cause they never got any money,and cant get any kind of engineering done cause they never pay their bills ......and get aggro when you tell them that......Just...
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    I think TVH in Belgium sell forklift mast section.

    I think TVH in Belgium sell forklift mast section.
  15. Evolution has already grown a phone onto their...

    Evolution has already grown a phone onto their right hand.The brain has been replaced by an Appleshop ap........they are called millenials.........quote"What are these paint dots..... I asked for...
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    You may find its actually g***le thats hoovered...

    You may find its actually g***le thats hoovered up your image ,stuck it in an imagebank,and copyrighted it.
  17. I ll tell you something else about having a small...

    I ll tell you something else about having a small shop.....it eats up your life !....cold machines and a couple of dummies who work for you eat up every minute ,no time for holidays,no time for...
  18. Wow,cheap.....guys here want $200 per house...

    Wow,cheap.....guys here want $200 per house ,extra if its two story........Did I ever tell ya about my front fence....two young guys came round offered to do the fence for less.....less than what...
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    You call your sixguns Patience and...

    You call your sixguns Patience and Tolerance....what a great idea....Im gonna steal it for the Christmas cowboy action shoot.
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    Sounds like price increases are needed all...

    Sounds like price increases are needed all round.....like x2 or more....If the product is any good ,buyers will take the rise ,if buyers refuse,on to the next good idea.
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    The one bright spot is that if you re making a...

    The one bright spot is that if you re making a low margin product that wont bear a higher selling price....then no one is going to steal your idea.
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    Or the 70s oil shock recession?.....they coined...

    Or the 70s oil shock recession?.....they coined the term "stagflation"......recession plus 25% annual inflation.....stole the savings of all the old timers who thought money in the bank was safe...
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    Anyone here remember the 80s....81-84 ?....For...

    Anyone here remember the 80s....81-84 ?....For sale signs on every factory ,machines piled out into yards because scrap fell so low it wasnt a paying proposition to cart it to a scrapyard?....friends...
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    Every time things seem a bit slow ,sleepy Joe...

    Every time things seem a bit slow ,sleepy Joe tips another $2 trillion into the monetary system......this will inevitably lead to a hyperinflation.....that has already started.
  25. getting the magazine to feed properly is...

    getting the magazine to feed properly is generally the hardest part
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