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  1. Buy a robot, that can reach all the corners of...

    Buy a robot, that can reach all the corners of the waterjet table.

    Program it to pick up pieces from the table, and hold them in the press brake,

    Make it an enclosed cell with light curtains,...
  2. "Tripping over dollars to save pennies" They...

    "Tripping over dollars to save pennies"

    They probably farmed the website creation job out to the lowest bidder.
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    Sort of SOP with every drawing I make, and been...

    Sort of SOP with every drawing I make, and been doing it for over 30 years.

    You need to get out more....I've done some architectural drafting, tool design, product design, even a small amount of...
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    IF….as in IF your cross slide DID have a t-slot...

    IF….as in IF your cross slide DID have a t-slot back there (many doo)
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    Your a professional, learn the new way, and make...

    Your a professional, learn the new way, and make it work.

    If not, India will gladly take your job for 1/10 the cost and dimension & tolerance it any way the customer wants it.

    I used to...
  6. Oh come now.....surely you can find a way to post...

    Oh come now.....surely you can find a way to post some more of them...

    Why i'll wager that there is probably a website devoted to just that....:d
  7. Would that be considered "Smuggling" or "Trash...

    Would that be considered "Smuggling" or "Trash disposal" bringing it across
    the border ?....:D
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    Too bad your cross slide doesn't have some way to...

    Too bad your cross slide doesn't have some way to mount a rear toolpost.

    You could buy another QC post (even an import cheapy) and permanently mount and align it, just for cutting off.
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    Thermite gave you the most accurate info "Ask the...

    Thermite gave you the most accurate info "Ask the airline"

    Stoopid idjit….

    Who "has to eat" on an airline ?

    I spent 10 hours on one, nothing needed.
  10. If you put a real location under your name, I...

    If you put a real location under your name, I could maybe suggest a repair place.....:skep:

    I take mine to buffalo, to a little shop that does good work.

    I use airco (now called concoa) dual...
  11. I didn't know Kennymetal employed greeters....

    I didn't know Kennymetal employed greeters....
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    As long as make your topic titles...

    As long as make your topic titles descriptive.....:nutter:
  13. Blanchard grinders can use a solid ring type...

    Blanchard grinders can use a solid ring type wheel, or many have switched to segments.

    Pretty common, I would check with Norton
  14. Perusing the catalog, maybe the cut off tool...

    Perusing the catalog, maybe the cut off tool system will resemble some other brand ?
    Or is it all generic ?
  15. I have seen the Rhodes come up a time or two, I...

    I have seen the Rhodes come up a time or two, I would think with the vertical slotting attachment,
    that it would be more versatile, but maybe the overall machine is not good ?

    What say ye ?
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    Yes, but if you sent it in for new hot dip,...

    Yes, but if you sent it in for new hot dip, that's what you would get ….the whole thing.
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    I think someone owned a van norman (or other)...

    I think someone owned a van norman (or other) portable boring bar at one time....
  18. "Make up air" has always been a problem. ...

    "Make up air" has always been a problem.

    Adjusting for more Make up air always cost's money in cooling the outside air in the summer, and heating
    it in the winter.

    The plant manager always...
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    PSSST....Paint the whole damn thing with the new...

    PSSST....Paint the whole damn thing with the new color/paint.
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    There is 99% zinc stuff, and then there's "color...

    There is 99% zinc stuff, and then there's "color match" stuff.

    IIRC the color match stuff has a wee bit less zinc, to make room for some aluminum
    powder.
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    The I read an article on the loco engines,...

    The I read an article on the loco engines, showing the fabrication of the blocks from hot rolled channels and torch cut plate.
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    Please post pix of said lathe and set up.

    Please post pix of said lathe and set up.
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    … and so you can..... Parting Out 2 DV59...

    … and so you can.....
    Parting Out 2 DV59 Hardinge Lathes
  24. Is this legal ? Employees are all independent contractors ?

    Machine shop - business/commercial - by owner - sale

    Ignoring the selling the whole shop part, the description of the existing:
    "All work to this point has been accomplished by piece work....
  25. AAMCO Metal Shaper - tools - by owner - sale...

    AAMCO Metal Shaper - tools - by owner - sale

    Further west.....
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