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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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    The fires were real bad. Town of Detroit, Oregon...

    The fires were real bad. Town of Detroit, Oregon is one of my favorite places in the entire world. Completely gone off the map. A lot of friends and family lost homes and/or had to evacuate. I live...
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    Vehicles have it pretty easy here. There's no...

    Vehicles have it pretty easy here. There's no salt so they don't rust. The summers aren't that hot so rubber and interiors hold up well.

    Doesn't snow much if you're in lower elevations, but...
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    I'd love to find kid size helmets.

    I'd love to find kid size helmets.
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    Seems to me like there's a connection between...

    Seems to me like there's a connection between Arizona and Oregon/Washington people. I know a lot of people that have family in both places and move back and forth. Homes in both places. Get sick of...
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    There is a massive difference between a whatever...

    There is a massive difference between a whatever walks through the door engine rebuilder and a shop that builds race engines.

    If your engines come in 1,2,3 in local racing classes you are a race...
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    Uh, it still is. $30 a hole bored and CNC...

    Uh, it still is.

    $30 a hole bored and CNC honed plus $40 hot tank and steam flush oil passages. For torque plates add $20 if they have them.
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    Sticky: Based on your join date it doesn't appear you...

    Based on your join date it doesn't appear you have been here all that long. Don hasn't been all that active here the last few years, but the ideals that he created this site with and guided it along...
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    Sticky: Why would you edit my post and then quote what...

    Why would you edit my post and then quote what you typed like it was mine?


    If that offends you, you should try a different site.
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    You just need to grind a single flute on the...

    You just need to grind a single flute on the boring bar opposite the insert. Then you skip the drill altogether!
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    A VMC cannot do what a CNC cylinder hone does. ...

    A VMC cannot do what a CNC cylinder hone does.

    Go watch a CNC hone working.

    First time I did I was amazed.
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    Sticky: I like how this site is broken down for the most...

    I like how this site is broken down for the most part. A few of the CNC sections should just be closed and handled in the CNC section, Those other forum sites that have 300 subsections suck.
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    I think right there you've shown you're a...

    I think right there you've shown you're a machinist and what you don't know about engine rebuilding.

    Modern heads, decks and bores require specific surface finishes. Flat is critical, but you...
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    I guess I can see where you're coming from, but I...

    I guess I can see where you're coming from, but I spent a lot of time with this guy and he was a performer at a world famous drag show. Real nice guy, alot of fun to hang out with. We most definitely...
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    Waste motor oil is typically free in quantity. It...

    Waste motor oil is typically free in quantity. It will stink a bit, but any mechanical diesel will run on it if you filter it and warm it up some (get it up to coolant temp. Start and stop on diesel...
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    I had a gay guy friend that was my girlfriend's...

    I had a gay guy friend that was my girlfriend's coworker's son. dressed as a woman you'd have absolutely no idea he wasn't a she. There was no way to tell. He was that good at it and he had very...
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    We've had a few threads on this topic before (I...

    We've had a few threads on this topic before (I know, I started one of them).

    We know blocks were not fixtured off the main line during original machining. The factory made everything line up and...
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    I inquired about that single phase stuff a year...

    I inquired about that single phase stuff a year or two ago and after a short conversation they asked me if I was interested in becoming their west coast dealer. That gave me a bad feeling and I...
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    Blocks reference off the mains so you use a bar,...

    Blocks reference off the mains so you use a bar, not a table.

    I would buy automotive machining equipment if that's what I wanted to do. A CNC mill is not going to win it for whatever walks in the...
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    If you're into chicks with dicks Singapore is the...

    If you're into chicks with dicks Singapore is the place to be. Ship I was on stopped in for a few days and a lot of guys thought they were gonna get laid by very hot asian ladies, but turns out none...
  22. If the size of the tools are noted in the code...

    If the size of the tools are noted in the code I'd say it's doable for milling code. If not good luck. Like was already said lathe code is pretty straightforward.
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    That was exactly what I was thinking. Looking...

    That was exactly what I was thinking. Looking back on stuff knowing what we know now it sure seems like he was trying NOT to fuck anyone over here because he had things to gain. He could come here...
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    Anyone can see it. When you're bidding on an...

    Anyone can see it.

    When you're bidding on an item and you don't outbid a previous bid nothing happens until you get within one bid increment of the high bid. At that point the bid amount text gets...
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    Auction terms usually say they can get away with...

    Auction terms usually say they can get away with murder.

    I remember when I bought my HBM I was there getting it ready to rig after auction and the auction co guy thought I was just a rigger. He...
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