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    I used to run 6 often just to see if I could do...

    I used to run 6 often just to see if I could do it when I would work weekend overtime for the man. Those were Swiss cam autos and CNCs that only had single bar gravity feeders. I would always test my...
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    He could be more efficient, 25 years ago a lot of...

    He could be more efficient, 25 years ago a lot of cam auto shops were still using brazed carbide stick tools that get nowhere near the life of insert tooling. He could have added multi bar loaders....
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    I thread a lot of 4140 both annealed and prehard...

    I thread a lot of 4140 both annealed and prehard from 1/2" to 1 3/8". I always use Kennametal grade KC5010 it has given the best combination of life and finish. That is on a CNC Lathe using water...
  4. Nice work spammer, bumping a 4 year old thread.

    Nice work spammer, bumping a 4 year old thread.
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    I am shocked I haven't got kicked in the nuts yet...

    I am shocked I haven't got kicked in the nuts yet for bidding simple work at $40 an hour. I will wait. The strange thing is I often don't get those jobs and I know for a fact no one can run them...
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    $40-$200 an hour. Depends on degree of difficulty...

    $40-$200 an hour. Depends on degree of difficulty and how well my machinery and knowledge fit the job. That is mostly all CNC Lathe or Swiss work. $40 an hour is for short overall length jobs out of...
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    The axis were hydraulically controlled, don't...

    The axis were hydraulically controlled, don't know if it was BP & SB creating them, the turret was on a round slide, no ball screws, everything was controlled by opposing hydraulic pressure....
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    My point was not everyone selling a used chuck is...

    My point was not everyone selling a used chuck is selling worn out garbage. Also as for an OEM chuck I am pretty sure most machine builders are slapping an off the shelf chuck on their machines and...
  9. It is pure comedy how modern democrats have...

    It is pure comedy how modern democrats have taught white people to be ashamed of themselves and spew hatred toward fellow whites. If a doctor perfected a way to do a race change he could make a...
  10. Yet the homicide rate in that era was 4-5 times...

    Yet the homicide rate in that era was 4-5 times what it is now, yet people still keep blaming modern guns and ammo.
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    I scrapped two Southbend Magnaturn pieces of crap...

    I scrapped two Southbend Magnaturn pieces of crap having to pay to have them hauled away over a dozen years ago. I took the 6" Kitagawa chucks off and sold them on E-bay, they were in perfectly fine...
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    You should give a few specifics on the...

    You should give a few specifics on the approximate size, you could be adapting anything from an oil pressure sending unit to a different engine.
  13. The illegal to shoot from a vehicle law is an...

    The illegal to shoot from a vehicle law is an obvious "common sense" gun law that is only obeyed by law abiding citizens. Pretty sure it was drafted in response to some hunter driving around shooting...
  14. I am sure criminals and the mentally insane would...

    I am sure criminals and the mentally insane would obey all gun laws if there were ways to educate them. I am sure the Odessa Texas shooter did not know it was illegal to fire a gun from a vehicle...
  15. Nice mess!

    Nice mess!
  16. I can't believe someone answered this out in the...

    I can't believe someone answered this out in the open for all to see.
  17. All I can say is stay away from Radwell.

    All I can say is stay away from Radwell.
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    Why do a lot of machine builders put those way...

    Why do a lot of machine builders put those way lube reservoirs in areas that makes them hard to fill? That is one good thing I can say about Star Screw Machines, the lube reservoirs on the machines I...
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    I think you will end up roughing it out by...

    I think you will end up roughing it out by pulling out a few inches at a time and then sending it out to a centerless grinding shop.
  20. That was back over 30 years ago when I lived in...

    That was back over 30 years ago when I lived in the SoCal mountains in a sparsely populated area on a large parcel of land with my girlfriend and her 3 kids. The kids really enjoyed them and they did...
  21. Personally have only shot rattlesnakes that were...

    Personally have only shot rattlesnakes that were close to my house that has probably totaled a half dozen. As for packing a gun out of the house for self defense purposes only did it when I used to...
  22. Did they change the name to Practical Mechanic...

    Did they change the name to Practical Mechanic and not tell me?
  23. I think there is way too few people running...

    I think there is way too few people running production to support the rest of the work force.
  24. And a lot of them are killing each other over...

    And a lot of them are killing each other over controlling territory to distribute drugs. The drugs that a good portion of pass through our 2,000 miles of leaky border with Mexico. The cartels have a...
  25. Did you notice someone selling that control in...

    Did you notice someone selling that control in the machinery for sale section? They could know something.
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