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  1. [QUOTE=tdmidget;3445928] Obviously good for some...

    [QUOTE=tdmidget;3445928] Obviously good for some bucks on your end but I can't see why any one uses it ./QUOTE]

    PS....forgot the most important reason. If the material is dense, you can carry a...
  2. Thanks. We make them regularly. Luggers are a...

    Thanks. We make them regularly. Luggers are a small percentage of the market compared to roll ofs (which we also make), but there's also fewer people making them. The luggers are preferred for...
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    I suppose you would be. I've never known what...

    I suppose you would be. I've never known what the pointy end of the stick feels like :)



    this for example:



    in fairness, you did say delete not edit, but seems to me a bit potAto potato...
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    imo best to one who's a little indifferent and...

    imo best to one who's a little indifferent and not an anxious participant. Also best that they don't approach it as wanting to delete and change whatever content doesn't serve their view of worthy. ...
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    to get a diamond knurl you use straight wheels...

    to get a diamond knurl you use straight wheels (at least I did). Here's one I made, did it as a build series in home shop machinist. I makes great knurls, single pass at speed. What makes this...
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    he's posted it in this forum before as...

    he's posted it in this forum before as well.....2017.....

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/schaublin-cazeneuve-weiler-graziano-mori-seiki-lathes/schaublin-70-sale-339713/#post3036553
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    its not entirely black and white. The theory is...

    its not entirely black and white. The theory is you charge what the market will bear not some increment from cost. However supply and demand are a curve - price too high you don't just discourage...
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    I was aware of this, but, what about those inline...

    I was aware of this, but, what about those inline UV water treatment units you'd have on a water supply in a house? The idea was to continually circulating the coolant through it using the pump. I...
  9. Thread: Recession?

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    +1. Its often surprising how many don't get that...

    +1. Its often surprising how many don't get that basic bit economics. Its money squandered... except to extent one believes you need that many billions to keep invaders off your shores.
  10. I'm not fabricating, I leave that to those who...

    I'm not fabricating, I leave that to those who know how :)

    100% agree on keeping customers happy, but you also have to know what your core business is. We're already chasing too many lines of...
  11. hourly rate + a mileage charge? rate applies...

    hourly rate + a mileage charge? rate applies there and back. Or save yourself the overhead, ,outsource and mark it up. I guess it depends on how busy you are and if you've got extra labour. If...
  12. Update: Square hasn't yet responded with a...

    Update: Square hasn't yet responded with a quote. Moneris, they'd have to pay me before I'd fill out their gawd awful 8 page application. What are they thinking? btw their fees are 2-2.8%...
  13. that's what I'm looking for, we're not asked that...

    that's what I'm looking for, we're not asked that often for it so do not want to pay for a terminal - months might go be between requests. Square advertises 3.4% but I expect it'll be closer to 2.5...
  14. Credit Processing - who do you use and how much does it cost?

    I'm looking for a virtual service, vs one with a machine, i.e. you punch the numbers into a browser. Square is 3.34% but I've heard they come off that pretty quickly if you call them.

    We'd not...
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    ok, you're machinist, working with a...

    ok, you're machinist, working with a dickhead....so became a lobbyist? There has GOT to be more to this story.....do tell!
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    Do you think it might be better to have your...

    Do you think it might be better to have your business work in such a way that you don't have to change behaviour in anticipation of a customer visit?

    I've too many people who might bring a...
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    I had a customer through the other day, lady who...

    I had a customer through the other day, lady who is with Toyota. Think I want her to walk into an environment with everyone going on like "fuck that, stupid cunt" and so on?

    I've never written...
  18. to your question, how do you find ideas, see the...

    to your question, how do you find ideas, see the people. Business ideas are filling a need or want and if you're not experiencing the need or want, its hard to crystal ball it. Its got be a bit...
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    Hi John, Ward Industrial Equipment, that's a...

    Hi John, Ward Industrial Equipment, that's a product line we own, Devansco. A lot of die casters buy them as well as guys running blastpro or Wheelabrator units.
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    what do you currently use, what sort of...

    what do you currently use, what sort of machines/processes are you running?

    I've a line of wet air scrubbers, shots of a couple being built are below. These are mid sized, the go up to 80,000...
  21. right, never been inside one so am clueless on...

    right, never been inside one so am clueless on its particular challenges. However as a general statement, you would not hook up the VFD as the input to the lathe, you wire it as the input to the...
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    Online auction last week, pile of Miller Migs,...

    Online auction last week, pile of Miller Migs, 300-400 amps with feeders, all went around 1200.....and that's CDN dollarettes! Nuts to make your own, you couldn't do it for that. Solid machines,...
  23. lol, yeah not using is one way. For the...

    lol, yeah not using is one way. For the pedantic, a more accurate description is "preserving the functionality" of the original controls....most important one being the on/off switch :)
  24. my guess is its because you walk up to the...

    my guess is its because you walk up to the machine, turn it on and go....vs going and turning the rpc first and putting up with the drone. I've an RPC its good if you have a lot machines with larger...
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    We're looking at the same with quickbooks and the...

    We're looking at the same with quickbooks and the timeclock....but quickbooks scares me a bit. They seem heavily invested in future offerings being subscription and on the cloud with no way of...
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