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  1. Some of them are cast in Mankato and then...

    Some of them are cast in Mankato and then powdercoated next door, only reason I know that is I have been there haha
  2. Leave a 1 star google review and watch how fast...

    Leave a 1 star google review and watch how fast the attitude changes.
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    Traction control is trivial when you have a motor...

    Traction control is trivial when you have a motor that has a torque curve that looks like this: -----------
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    I'm going to keep driving my 99 Beetle TDI until...

    I'm going to keep driving my 99 Beetle TDI until it dies...

    Tesla does have QC issues but hey, they are in iteration ONE.
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    Its not... reference my post in the General forum...

    Its not... reference my post in the General forum about electrical panels. Wiring upgrade in progress.
  6. So when I started the renovations step one was...

    So when I started the renovations step one was demo and almost all the wiring was removed. The previous owner had built an apartment inside the shop. They also put up 2x4 walls over all the block and...
  7. Tax writeoff level offer coming in on the 102-N...

    Tax writeoff level offer coming in on the 102-N ;)

    I'm still pissed I got snaked on that Emco, I emailed my sales guy and you had already snagged it.
  8. I can come pick up that Emco FB-4 and the...

    I can come pick up that Emco FB-4 and the Schaublin 102... I don't have any money though :D

    Man I would think a guy who has been to as many auctions as you that this would be something right in...
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    Don't even get me started on how dirty everything...

    Don't even get me started on how dirty everything is, shop is a disaster. You just can't clean or not to the level I want when you are doing construction and rigging and all that nonsense. I can't...
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    Your machine is clean! Mine is showing 5000 hours...

    Your machine is clean! Mine is showing 5000 hours on the ticker and is self lubricating.
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    $10! I broke the knob on my Grandpas Farmall H...

    $10! I broke the knob on my Grandpas Farmall H and he was aghast at spending $10 on a new one, or me spending $10 that is.
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    Man just spent my lunch looking into tires......

    Man just spent my lunch looking into tires... just when you think you know a thing or two right back to clueless. So many suppliers, so many options ha. Also how the hell they can build this, ship it...
  13. I'm going to take some more pictures of my layout...

    I'm going to take some more pictures of my layout and where my current equipment is placed and where I plan to add future equipment. I just want to put the right money into this job and be prepped...
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    I can do that... I am going to order a mini...

    I can do that... I am going to order a mini alternator and do some major rewiring because the harness is in poor shape.
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    Steer tire, and its REALLY lumpy. If you crank...

    Steer tire, and its REALLY lumpy. If you crank the wheel all the way either direction it will drag the tire. Went to Fleet Farm and they no longer carry steering wheel spinner knobs, liability issue...
  16. To date I have not had a single problem with HGR...

    To date I have not had a single problem with HGR after 10 purchases. They are selling salvage items... I don't know if I would buy a CNC from them. That said I have been able to make an offer, get a...
  17. I'm going on a picking mission... a friends...

    I'm going on a picking mission... a friends family is in the demo business and he has a corner of a warehouse full of panels and conduit filled with wire. We will see what I can dig up, first I need...
  18. Thats the NICEST thing the previous "contractor"...

    Thats the NICEST thing the previous "contractor" did in this place... I don't have enough time in my day to go through all that, I will post some pictures. the funniest thing was all the outlets that...
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    The steering wheel is terrible. I am going to get...

    The steering wheel is terrible. I am going to get a spinner knob at Fleet Farm when I go into town today. My two speed linkage is disconnected for some reason, need to fix that. I do have a horn...
  20. My favorite part about HGR, I have had fantastic...

    My favorite part about HGR, I have had fantastic experiences with them. They could not make the process any easier. Now the merchandise might suck or be junk but hey, one email, one credit card and...
  21. I didn't do anything personally... been helping...

    I didn't do anything personally... been helping and learning and am trying to educate myself. Working on a budget and just picking through this cluster as I can and can afford to. I just want some...
  22. 100%... I also find that if I try and fail and...

    100%... I also find that if I try and fail and bring in a pro the knowledge I gain in the try pays dividends in getting things done.
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    One last NAMCO gloat for the night, I have this...

    One last NAMCO gloat for the night, I have this shop packed full and have more stuff to move in still. This is as good as it gets.
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  24. Correct, I have run every new circuit in conduit....

    Correct, I have run every new circuit in conduit. A boss I worked for told me in shops EVERYTHING is run outside the wall, all electrical in conduit. This is obviously more expensive but is worth it...
  25. Electrical Sub Panel Recommendations Wanted

    So I have been renovating and setting up my shop. The previous owner/s were hacks of the highest degree. I basically gutted the entire buildings wiring. What hasn't been gutted will be as I have been...
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