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    Today, 08:58 AM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread Another gear question in General
    I haven't lapped gears, but as you note general lapping knowledge says you'd turn the gear faces into laps; lapping requires a lap softer than the...
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    Today, 08:37 AM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread Sunny 6x18 Surface Grinder in General
    and don't forget to grind it with the mag on. This is a job much easier done with flood, the wheel will want to load up with the softer metal and...
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    Yesterday, 05:19 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread Where do I start? in General
    Start with a book. Some will say can't learn machining just from a book, there's truth to that but you will be so much better off with a broad...
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    Yesterday, 02:36 PM
    COI S.1.4 (Cheap Offshore Importer): It shall be good enough that the customer pays and does not return it
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    Yesterday, 01:09 PM
    as you noticed its hinged, so more weight = more clamping force, and its serrated. Commercially they have to be certified and that has an expiry as...
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    Yesterday, 10:41 AM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread metric threading gears in General
    sounds good....I thought I was missing some major infraction only the smart kids caught :)
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    Yesterday, 09:38 AM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread metric threading gears in General
    I don't really understand this, not sure where you are coming or what you are critical of. It seems to me its a bit of scorn that you think everyone...
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    Yesterday, 09:27 AM
    i like the dolly. You've got a good assortment of equipment such as plate clamp, bug, gantry etc, those make the job fairly easily as you well...
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    10-18-2018, 05:05 PM
    If they are not thinking long term why are they comparing what it'll make in 10 years to liquidation value? Are you saying an owner should act...
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    10-18-2018, 03:04 PM
    Traditional capitalist? What's that? A capitalist is someone who believes in the profit motive, private property and states protection of it and...
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    10-18-2018, 02:05 PM
    what you ideally want as a shareholder, whether you're the single or there are thousands, is the right level of debt. One that matches the business...
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    10-18-2018, 10:58 AM
    Agreed there are doing well.....but What company doesn't have shareholders? I haven't said being private impairs a company or that being public...
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    10-18-2018, 10:39 AM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    well there you have it, what the heck do the great thinkers know anyway? :) As has been stated, the view is that since civilization exists, there...
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    10-18-2018, 08:27 AM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    There are often exceptions to a generality, but doesn't mean it is false. Growing up on the farm, and I guess you never 100% new what was killing...
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    10-18-2018, 08:21 AM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    tell it Rousseau or Socrates (via Plato) or Locke. I would suggest it would take an incredible mind to dismiss what such big thinkers have proffered...
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    10-17-2018, 11:02 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    what does that even mean? Its just shooting the breeze - why does it bother you? Want more machining stuff? Start some threads, post some...
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    10-17-2018, 10:58 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    but there is, as I said, rational behaviour underpins the philosophical ideas of the social contract. If you are not behaving in a rational manner...
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    10-17-2018, 09:59 PM
    well, except for mini bikes and big green felt hats
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    10-17-2018, 09:58 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    wrong, do some reading. no social contract would be no society, anarchy, everyone living in isolation
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    10-17-2018, 05:51 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    the watch is not comparable, you had a reason, data, and the value was small. If lots of people wanted the watch and would cherish having it and you...
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    10-17-2018, 02:32 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    there's that side to it, which is where things can get murky - i.e if he perceives value in doing so is it wrong? This is on the precipice that is...
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    10-17-2018, 02:21 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    ok then. <rolleyes>
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    10-17-2018, 01:56 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    if you don't adhere to a contract there is no contract? Stop pay a loan and tell the judge "hey I didn't adhere it so there is no contract". The...
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    10-17-2018, 01:20 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    We're discussing things a two different levels. I'm talking about ideas, the social contract is a philosophical idea dating to Socrates whereby...
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    10-17-2018, 12:49 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    I think you are wrong. That it doesn't work perfectly or that its frequently not adhered to doesn't mean its not part of whats makes civilization,...
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    10-17-2018, 12:12 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    lol, I'm not losing sleep over it, but its an anti social approach....quite likely by design
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    10-17-2018, 12:07 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    could have just been pressing buttons, it was sort of his shtick
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    10-17-2018, 11:20 AM
    Not all directed at you, but lets dispel some false premises. Your view that there is something wrong with a how business is run has nothing to do...
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    10-17-2018, 09:57 AM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    I'm with you. Most in a thinking society understand there is a social contract. Its a cornerstone of philosophy and civilization. We are not...
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    10-17-2018, 09:19 AM
    No you don't. 1) How would you propose to finance a good sized business, that makes say cars or phones or computers? 2) How would you...
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