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    Its not lack of a digital meter but fadals...

    Its not lack of a digital meter
    but fadals acting weird, because are old, computer like 286 era
    seems they like to run to keep juices going, the gold connectors in
    main show their age, let it sit...
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    To me toolmaker and mold maker about same...

    To me toolmaker and mold maker about same precision machinist
    that have tricks to hold accuracy, the ones i dealt in the past were
    all manual machine proficient, me machinist i was given no credit...
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    Fadal act funny, have one 4020 that wont start in...

    Fadal act funny, have one 4020 that wont start in cold weather
    that one i use hair dryier on the 120v power supply.
    other if left untouched by weeks,won't start,spend two days re-setting boards...
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    I learn something today, when i was involved in...

    I learn something today, when i was involved in foundry molds
    they used wood patterns, but i was thinking with no computers to
    model with,wood was easy to grind and glue and make pattern shape...
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    you can e-mail femco in fullerton for a copy of...

    you can e-mail femco in fullerton for a copy of your
    parameters, femcos are not moris but they work and easy to
    fix, mine running 18 yrs, and help me to pay my bills.
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    don't give up, the values you change are only to...

    don't give up, the values you change are only to home-out
    after home-out go to original values in parameter, sorry was not trying
    to mislead for home parameters are 700 for x and 701 for z,
    for ...
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    So no std practice, all goes how thick is section...

    So no std practice, all goes how thick is section
    required in part, most other companies were using std 7% shrink
    i glance their dwgs at pattern makers shop, so all by expiernce
    if need to be...
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    it was that time no cad software was popular....

    it was that time no cad software was popular.
    was expensive as hell, like 100k including computer
    only huge companies could afford, all drafting table a cassio
    calculator, I would apply in...
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    if overtravel make parameter bigger depends ...

    if overtravel make parameter bigger depends
    what way overtravel 9999999 0r -9999999
    that will cure also adjust your table dimension
    parameter so doesn't overshoot, i deal sometimes weekly
    with...
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    worked several years ago, when used to be...

    worked several years ago, when used to be foundries
    early 90s
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    I work for a factory that had foundry and ...

    I work for a factory that had foundry and
    ordered molds for aluminum, and i was doing the mold drawings
    I started using old existing drawings, to verify shrink.
    but all castings came wrong all...
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    I own two femcos same control at parameter x and...

    I own two femcos same control
    at parameter x and y think #704 and #705
    make all digits 9999999 and then will
    home out,is what i do all the time.
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    I am confused by your statement, if you have...

    I am confused by your statement, if you have majority stock 40%,
    then you call the shots, and having a profitable job shop and being
    younger of the three, you should buy them out,but if your books...
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    I think you are stuck, I was when bought a...

    I think you are stuck, I was when bought a factory re-man
    bought a machine that was at the westec show,
    display and running sample parts for visitors.
    they had a 700in machine and I got a 400 in....
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    Sorry to hear your problem, I have been there...

    Sorry to hear your problem, I have been there same alarm
    what makes your problem acute is your location, I am in los angeles area where is a big pool of cnc repair guys that would had you running...
  16. No trying to be mean, but would be very expensive...

    No trying to be mean, but would be very expensive
    for a machine shop to set-up for one set of wheel spacers,
    those can be find all over, real cheap.
    my place at one time made those and had to quit...
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    First needs to know how to do the job,which is...

    First needs to know how to do the job,which is not easy
    there is a pool a very old talented machinists, your worries
    of taxes is nothing ,getting work ,getting paid is something else, machine...
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    What kind of equipment you make i am nearby ,...

    What kind of equipment you make
    i am nearby , pay about same just do not use
    lot of juice peak hours, and would be fine
    some shop owners tell me they do not have a problem
    as long they stagger...
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    You sound like spoiled kid, working in the shop...

    You sound like spoiled kid, working in the shop
    family business for 10 yrs and complaining,some of
    us didn't have the luxury of working in the family
    shop,at least me worked washing dishes at...
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    200 million over 200 workers is nothing yes the...

    200 million over 200 workers is nothing
    yes the machines are scrap material, you do not
    list any mazak, okumas,mori not even fadal or hass
    so probably they are right,but to use as collateral
    how...
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    So who is lying, right know as we speak,a...

    So who is lying,
    right know as we speak,a argentinian is a driver for
    a company which we do machining,he is in retirement age and,i ask him if he would go back and retire there, he says no ways,...
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    When I went to taiwan, argentina economy was...

    When I went to taiwan, argentina economy was dooing good,later had big economic meltdown, my friend Carlos is an argentinian native we worked in riverside ca. and he went back and we are in touch and...
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    this is a big lie,don't know how you came out...

    this is a big lie,don't know how you came out with this,I have been there inside a machine tool company
    and spoke, the wages they pay was comparable to argentina,which is a third world country,...
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    Very common error your way-lube is empty

    Very common error your way-lube is empty
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    I think this one is no brainer If were up to me...

    I think this one is no brainer
    If were up to me offline, that way have a library of
    drawings and programs for repeat jobs,also at the machine lot of cases you do so fast that end-up switching...
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