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    As I have said before, I only have a single lathe...

    As I have said before, I only have a single lathe and a single mill dedicated to xometry work with two dedicated employees. They operate their own cell and do well.

    The cell, based on time logged,...
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    Get iso or as9100 and you will see what I see. ...

    Get iso or as9100 and you will see what I see.

    We have done $14,000 and some change this month alone through them. Hard to say that iso doesn't pay when it's paying 14k+ a month from a single...
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    It's semi complicated. Need to make a fixture to...

    It's semi complicated. Need to make a fixture to hold it for 3 flips on each part. No tight tolerances either. It's a glass cockpit shroud for an airplane.

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    Here is a fine example of xometry work we get and...

    Here is a fine example of xometry work we get and do.

    2 piece order

    28" x 7" x 4" dimensions.

    Aluminum
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    Well if it's in France, might as well surrender...

    Well if it's in France, might as well surrender and give up on having good sound in the shop.

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    Correct on both

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    Not sure if this will help but this is what we...

    Not sure if this will help but this is what we did here.

    2x6 framed walls on 24" centers, cavities filled with rockwool insulation, horizontal strips of wood and then finally 5/8" drywall.

    My...
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    Several is fine.

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  9. We use this tilt deck trailer all the time to...

    We use this tilt deck trailer all the time to move equipment. This is that super heavy load I picked up. Was told 4000lbs total and I get there and realize it's 3x that.

    Chevy towed it just...
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    You can add a fanucmate to pretty much anything....

    You can add a fanucmate to pretty much anything. They are super fast and very accurate. I've been happy with the ones we have here.

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    Haas is boring compared to other Japanese brands....

    Haas is boring compared to other Japanese brands. But....so many new machinists learn Haas some how and it's as if they aren't willing to learn anything else or they mentally can't.

    That's really...
  12. Rent a trailer, buy some chains and binders or...

    Rent a trailer, buy some chains and binders or some heavy duty ratchet straps and thank me later.

    I've towed upwards of 14,000lbs plus a 3000lb trailer with one of my trucks without knowing the...
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    If you let the saw do the cutting they are...

    If you let the saw do the cutting they are straight, if you rush it you will see taper.



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  14. That's the point. Open source stuff for...

    That's the point. Open source stuff for machinists and have an option to buy or make your own.

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    We use the evolution brand saws and love them for...

    We use the evolution brand saws and love them for chopping steel and aluminum bars up.

    They hold good cut tolerances and last a long time.



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  16. I like it! Would you want to post the assembly on...

    I like it! Would you want to post the assembly on the open source website I'm slowly working on?

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    I'm married and don't wear a ring at all. It's...

    I'm married and don't wear a ring at all. It's simply too dangerous and not worth the risk for me....be it in the shop, working on the truck, car, plane, or doing farm work. Never know when that...
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    Well I'd say that it is a good argument. Lots of...

    Well I'd say that it is a good argument. Lots of computers running and using remote desktop, high profile network with lots of connections in and out via VPN and regular internet and not a single...
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    By the small business definition, as long as you...

    By the small business definition, as long as you stay under 500 employees you are a small business for a machine shop.

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  20. The sad thing is, my family had cut back on...

    The sad thing is, my family had cut back on impulse purchases because we are getting sick of being taxes to death.

    Taxes for income, taxes for property both houses land and vehicles, taxes for...
  21. I'll never use PayPal or eBay again, not because...

    I'll never use PayPal or eBay again, not because I don't want to but because I can't.

    Had a customer insist on paying with PayPal for a 1000 piece order. Parts all to spec, lots of proof, material...
  22. I don't understand why those systems cost so...

    I don't understand why those systems cost so much. Maybe if you don't have a machine shop you're forced to buy??



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  23. We used to do that until we realized you pay $$$$...

    We used to do that until we realized you pay $$$$ just for the cutting, I'd rather keep that money in the business and have something for the lower paid employees to do.

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    I took it as the question being "If we have...

    I took it as the question being

    "If we have ISO, will we see more better paying jobs on xometry"

    The answer is yes, same if you add mill, lathe, waterjet, etc. More you have access to the more...
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    Well that's why you're not seeing what I see. ...

    Well that's why you're not seeing what I see.

    A 2.5"long and 1.5" diameter stainless steel part.. requires as9100 cert and paid out $1400 for a single part.

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