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  1. I have seen a couple of these come up for sale...

    I have seen a couple of these come up for sale used and reasonably priced, believe they are 30 taper machines.

    Looked at one in person at Eastec, very small footprint.

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    Some lessons in life are well earned.

    Some lessons in life are well earned.
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    There are two sides to every coin. Ever think...

    There are two sides to every coin.

    Ever think it's the other way around? That the workers have pissed off the manager?

    There are certain things that will always be abused...Bathroom breaks,...
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    Sounds like you're a veteran in window shopping...

    Sounds like you're a veteran in window shopping and giving advice to online sellers who haven't asked for it.

    Some might consider that weird.
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    Gordon reminds me of the many cute girls on...

    Gordon reminds me of the many cute girls on social media these days.

    All they have is tits and ass pictures on their account, yet they complain about all the inappropriate private messages they...
  6. I think the site navigation is fine, I've never...

    I think the site navigation is fine, I've never been on the site and had a problem finding what I need quickly. Quality vs pricing is very fair on any of the items I have purchased, and service is...
  7. Yes, but the Hebrews circumcise...Being a man who...

    Yes, but the Hebrews circumcise...Being a man who is not in a position to lose any in that dept, I won't be taking any cues from them.
  8. I would argue "The Squad" is a blessing from god...

    I would argue "The Squad" is a blessing from god himself....Or herself....Or is it...Itself...at this point?

    The amount of damage they have done to their party makes my heart pound with...
  9. Yeah, so between you and me we have everyone...

    Yeah, so between you and me we have everyone covered then.

    Or do we? These days there's 86 genders. In this case...We either assumed genders, discriminated against the other 84 genders, or...
  10. Requesting handouts based on ones identity seems...

    Requesting handouts based on ones identity seems to be standard issue these days. Has become a competition of sorts, even an art form.

    While I think ones sex/race/background should be left out...
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    The US government has been Bankrupt long before...

    The US government has been Bankrupt long before Trump was Potus. Government has been spending beyond its means for some time. This is a bipartisan problem.

    WTF does "Bankrupt" mean to you? You are...
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    :rolleyes5: :D It's people like you that will...

    :rolleyes5: :D

    It's people like you that will help us to get another 4 years of Trump.

    I personally would like to thank you for your service to our country. Seriously appreciate it. :Ithankyou:
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    I find the OPs posts SO redundant and...

    I find the OPs posts SO redundant and predictable.....I'd rather get a BJ from a Piranha then read another.

    That being said i'm not aware of one member I personally would have banned, that has...
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    You sound quite bitter, and I would argue that...

    You sound quite bitter, and I would argue that this mentality is the biggest roadblock to success.

    This is cliche to say, but I think it's true.....If one is convinced they have no chance of...
  15. While I agree many of the listed machines are in...

    While I agree many of the listed machines are in the "discount bucket", a couple are decent mid grade machines.

    Not every part in existence needs to be made on a high end Jap machine. When owning...
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    I don't use fly cutters, so i'm no expert on the...

    I don't use fly cutters, so i'm no expert on the subject.....But 12K rpm with that thing?

    I have no idea how balanced that thing is...But if someone in the shop said they were going to spin that...
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    Jeez....And all this time I thought a cooch was a...

    Jeez....And all this time I thought a cooch was a tool much like a pry bar? Often used to separate a man from his assets.
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    I do quite a bit of slitting in 1018 steel, but...

    I do quite a bit of slitting in 1018 steel, but never with that thin a saw.

    I use a range of saws and keyseat cutters depending on the part.

    For something like this I would walk away from using...
  19. No, probably not.....But he might have a fire...

    No, probably not.....But he might have a fire extinguisher in the truck.
  20. I do agree with you, to an extent. But I never...

    I do agree with you, to an extent. But I never yell at or demean anyone.

    Personal responsibility is important. There's a difference between being negligent, and making a mistake. We all make...
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    I hear you. I stated I was discussing Swiss. I...

    I hear you. I stated I was discussing Swiss. I don't own any lathes but Swiss, and I don't feel this is a great job to put on them.

    No need to carry on, we simply don't agree. This job is a loser...
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    Right. But are there days where it wouldn't be 15...

    Right. But are there days where it wouldn't be 15 minutes? You're giving an absolute best case scenario.

    And I did say earlier that I do run smaller runs for existing customers if the machine...
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    I hear you. If you see that as a profitable job,...

    I hear you. If you see that as a profitable job, then so be it. I personally see it as taking away machine time from a job that could actually make money.

    We all own different shops, and have...
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    I have an easy bake oven. It's not the set up...

    I have an easy bake oven.

    It's not the set up that's long in this case, but the cycle time that's so short in comparison to set-up.

    I won't switch over all 4 collets/guidebushing for the...
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    There's a lot of variables to this question. I...

    There's a lot of variables to this question.

    I give better shop rates to customers who put over a certain amount of money through my shop each year. I have customers who order stuff once every two...
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