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    Good Morning Tyrone, The US has more carriers...

    Good Morning Tyrone,
    The US has more carriers than all countries combined, but there's a glitch. What is becoming more evident is that they are becoming obsolete. Air Tankers are changing the...
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    Hello triumph, I wouldn't get too exited about...

    Hello triumph,
    I wouldn't get too exited about Electric Boat just yet. It will be years before the cash will start to flow to the subcontractors.
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    Hello Larry, Sorry about your lost package, but...

    Hello Larry,
    Sorry about your lost package, but I try to avoid residential shipping whenever possible.
    I agree with you on FedEx. I don't like how they use private contractors to deliver packages....
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    Yes, my business relies heavily on UPS. I think...

    Yes, my business relies heavily on UPS. I think of UPS as a partner and a indispensable contractor. No other service comes remotely close to their track record.

    I take shipping very seriously,...
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    I do understand your concern IX545, You are...

    I do understand your concern IX545,
    You are definitely correct in your assessment of the situation, but this is an all too common move that managers make.

    My thought is to never pull a top...
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    Thanks for the info Miland but I don't understand...

    Thanks for the info Miland but I don't understand it. I think I'll leave it be.

    I am certain that I'm not the only business that relies on UPS to this degree.
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    Ups

    I want to take the time to say some kind words to the family and co-drivers of the UPS driver that was killed today.

    There are at least 3 to 6 drivers that I rely on every day. They are the last...
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    Relax Guys, Whether any of us agree with this...

    Relax Guys,

    Whether any of us agree with this or not, this is business. You have two choices; try to get a piece of that 25 billion or stand in the soup line complaining.
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    This record purchase; (22.2 bl$) is for 9 subs...

    This record purchase; (22.2 bl$) is for 9 subs and quite possibly options for upto 13 total.

    Electric Boat and it's 5000 suppliers will be busy for the next 10 years.

    Is this good news? HELL...
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    US Navy locks in a record purchase

    Great news for all Machinist;

    US Navy awards largest-ever shipbuilding contract to Electric Boat for new attack submarines.

    Although I won't be directly impacted by this 22 billion dollar...
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    Whether you like it or not, this plan will fly...

    Whether you like it or not, this plan will fly soon
  12. Thread: Recession?

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    Good Evening Gordon, I would doubt that I'm all...

    Good Evening Gordon,
    I would doubt that I'm all that different than most toolmakers, but the vast majority of my work, is the same as what I was doing 40 years ago.
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    Hello Adh2 Your lack of experience is what...

    Hello Adh2
    Your lack of experience is what limits you from "real $".

    You are obviously living in the "cnc", good luck, because you aren't a Machinist.
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    Hello Endlessw, I'm sorry that your situation...

    Hello Endlessw,
    I'm sorry that your situation doesn't jive with the current trend. Manufacturing output is going to surprise many in the next year. Meanwhile, industrial production is humming...
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    I won't engage into the political BS that has...

    I won't engage into the political BS that has been posted. What I will state; manufacturing in the US is doing quite well.

    As to the defence work that I noted, it is still a relatively small...
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    Hello Mark, You are certainly correct, but...

    Hello Mark,
    You are certainly correct, but domestic demand is continuing its acceleration. The US Defence spending has just started to trickle in, look for the next 6 years before that slows down.
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    Thanks Triboat, I have been positive on the...

    Thanks Triboat,
    I have been positive on the markets for quite awhile now, but it was the Illinois Tool Works' good news a couple of weeks ago that made me feel more confident. More of these Blue...
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    Hello Triboat, Today's market action looks...

    Hello Triboat,
    Today's market action looks impressive. Can you imagine what it must feel like if you sold last December? Many money managers did, and now they watch in horror.
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    It is clear, that you do not know what is...

    It is clear, that you do not know what is happening here in the US. So, what really is happening? The answer can be stated in one word; DEMAND. The whole world cannot get enough of what we make.
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    The Recession hawks have taken a severe beating...

    The Recession hawks have taken a severe beating this month, but what is most notable, is that the industrial economy in the US is showing renewed, accelerating strength. Germany and China's...
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    There seems to be a lot of retired machinist on...

    There seems to be a lot of retired machinist on this site. Many of them are knowledgeable participants.

    Despite your negative view of CA, I will refrain from anymore comments toward a senior...
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    Despite your silly rant, California is doing just...

    Despite your silly rant, California is doing just fine.

    Are we "dead broke"? hardly. California business' can easily carry the weight of all the Libtards on their back, and also the elevated...
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    Hello Sjzona. The filter that you are referring...

    Hello Sjzona.
    The filter that you are referring to is the pick-up sieve filter, it is only going to protect your hydraulic pump motor. This sieve filter will not protect your solenoid valves. ...
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    Looking into the the future, I cannot say what it...

    Looking into the the future, I cannot say what it will be like.

    What I can say is, I am doing the same exact same thing that I did 40 years ago.

    for 10x the $.
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    Hello Triboatworks, I sure would have liked to...

    Hello Triboatworks,
    I sure would have liked to see the DOW at a all-time high today, but it needed 90 more points to achieve that. The S&P is clearly in uncharted territory, last week's big movers;...
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