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  1. That's kinda why I decided to put this in writing...

    That's kinda why I decided to put this in writing here. It isn't rocket science and I'm happy to share what I learned. I learned what I know by paying for rigging and watching, asking questions and...
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    Really interesting stuff, but why did you post...

    Really interesting stuff, but why did you post this in this section instead of general or antiques?
  3. Couple things to add- If there needs to be a...

    Couple things to add-

    If there needs to be a forklift on one end or the other I can often beat rigger's prices by a good bit. Depends on the location and other factors. I'm generally not...
  4. Machine moving/rigging services, occasional used machine sales around Portland, OR

    Rigging is not a fulltime job for me (I run a product based shop 40 minutes outside of Portland). I occasionally buy broken machines, fix them, use them, sell them, trade them. Moving machines at low...
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    I run a lot of 2.5" thick blanks of 14" 1045....

    I run a lot of 2.5" thick blanks of 14" 1045. It's forged and debarked so OD floats around from one bar to the next. I was on my 5th or so for the day and hit the green button and while the chuck was...
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    Replied to your PM. If you can make an HMC...

    Replied to your PM.

    If you can make an HMC work not a bad deal. 50HP RPC should run it fine.
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    I bought a J&L 8A-5 with a bar feeder that made...

    I bought a J&L 8A-5 with a bar feeder that made 2.5" nuts from 4.5" 4140PH every day from about 1975 through the early 2000's

    Old dude that owned it said the only parting tool worth a shit for...
  8. I half-ass straighten out then drop off at an...

    I half-ass straighten out then drop off at an outfit that blasts/powdercoats. Pick up in 1-2 weeks and install.

    Bake oven works fine too.
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    How much floor space do you have and what's your...

    How much floor space do you have and what's your budget, delivered?

    Can you use an HMC?

    Would you want the old POS hauled off and scrapped same time?

    Can I back up a semi/trailer up to your...
  10. 100% agree! Selling on Amazon leads you to...

    100% agree!

    Selling on Amazon leads you to question whether limits of human stupidity exist.

    There's a dramatically higher percentage of shitty people purchasing things on Amazon than any other...
  11. As a buyer and a seller on Amazon I don't find...

    As a buyer and a seller on Amazon I don't find much of anything works the way it should if you're a seller.

    Buyer-seller communication sucks. I will get every message a buyer sends me, but buyers...
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    That Mori is run hard, but fair shape. It is not...

    That Mori is run hard, but fair shape. It is not far from me.
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    That's pretty awesome.

    That's pretty awesome.
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    Are you watching a CNC hone run in person? I...

    Are you watching a CNC hone run in person? I don't follow your logic.
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    Careful... Blow an LGBT and it's a slippery...

    Careful... Blow an LGBT and it's a slippery slope...
  16. The CNC section is at the top of the forum....

    The CNC section is at the top of the forum. Cincinnati Milacron made a ton of manual machines and those go in this forum.
  17. That will work fine for solid, but tubing you...

    That will work fine for solid, but tubing you will have to do one bend at a time.
  18. The aluminum tube will just kink over and the MDF...

    The aluminum tube will just kink over and the MDF will blow apart.

    The part is drawn with an inside radius smaller than it's diameter.
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    He was banned for being John. I sure miss that...

    He was banned for being John. I sure miss that guy.
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    I had a 12/24V DC 500 amp 240 3 phase power...

    I had a 12/24V DC 500 amp 240 3 phase power supply that was used to test this type of equipment at the factory. I sold it real cheap. Even advertised it on this site for awhile.

    I still have one...
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    I used to use a ton of the board game boxes. They...

    I used to use a ton of the board game boxes. They are real thin so the trick I figured out was to slip one inside another to make them double wall. Worked pretty good for parts up to 18". Anymore...
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    I use about 150 USPS padded flat rate envelopes...

    I use about 150 USPS padded flat rate envelopes per month and have for about the last 10 years.

    I used to wrap in cardboard, but it was too time consuming and expensive to buy the stuff for any...
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    How could it possibly use a given tool pocket if...

    How could it possibly use a given tool pocket if you never call it it up?? Random or not it doesn't matter.

    I have one machine that won't call tool zero because the magazine encoder is messed up....
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    They like to sand the roads around here. They do...

    They like to sand the roads around here. They do some de-icer in areas, I'm not sure what it is. It's a liquid they spray.

    Here in the valley thicker snow and ice aren't that common, but what we...
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    It's a big state. I don't think you can fit a...

    It's a big state. I don't think you can fit a stereotype to people in the NW. It's a real mixing pot.
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