What's new

Search results

  1. Houdini

    Gen Z in the workplace Article

    They are building mostly town homes and condos in our city.
  2. Houdini

    What is the most enjoyable field of CNC to you?

    Coolant sumps smell far better :ROFLMAO:
  3. Houdini

    What is the most enjoyable field of CNC to you?

    I have to admit, with the background, I do catch myself for hours at a time sometimes watching root canals and restorations. Sometimes leaving comments on shotty work, people creating food traps, perio pockets, horrendous anatomies, or just prep tips .... 🤣
  4. Houdini

    What is the most enjoyable field of CNC to you?

    You don't miss the beautiful smell of anerobic bacteria in the morning :D Ahhhh
  5. Houdini

    Ideal BT30 Aluminum Finisher?

    We get some US local Provo, 6061 T6, that stuff is absolutely not the same as anything Ive ever ran. It acts far more like 7075.
  6. Houdini

    Ideal BT30 Aluminum Finisher?

    100% you gotta be analytical about the 'value' of things. And it's not always just $$ in that equation. Or I wouldn't have AC and mist collectors and dehumidifiers, and pro level software and hardware...
  7. Houdini

    Ideal BT30 Aluminum Finisher?

    Carbide and grind differences in decent Aluminum tools your not gonna notice the difference. You'll notice if you buy cheap non micro grained, sure. I don't run YG1 because the polish flutes leave mirror finishes yes, but after running varied height parts they leave lines in parts, a non...
  8. Houdini

    Ideal BT30 Aluminum Finisher?

    For Aluminum, sounds like the ole' "buying the Ferrari to deliver pizza's" :D
  9. Houdini

    Why should an employee have confidence in your business?

    Have a rich buddy that always touts how awesome his business is, and that his MBA friends business's don't do as well as his. But he never mentions his wife has an NBA, and makes a couple buck$ herself. And that he grew up in an affluent environment with skills learned already that others have...
  10. Houdini

    Why should an employee have confidence in your business?

    We were talking expensive healthcare in US also, a cheat we have done is. The person with the lowest paying skill set(my wife) gets a job at a large corporation with near free healthcare. Sometimes she gets paid ok, some times great, but the healthcare deduction from our personal finances is...
  11. Houdini

    Why should an employee have confidence in your business?

    Yeah he likes liabilities(toys) I like assets (CNC toys) he does have investment stocks and a couple beach houses on some island somewhere they rent out. they had to sell one during the pandemic 🤮 but they also have the cost of the staff for those also. My dad was the hardest working person i...
  12. Houdini

    Why should an employee have confidence in your business?

    They used to could keep it away, not anymore. My brother in law after an accounting degree, was a corporate investor for Wells Fargo for most of his life, a group of them about 10 years ago set out on their own creating their own corporate investment business. I started a little machine shop...
  13. Houdini

    Question on seeing a + + tolerance

    Our internal drarings I use ++ all the time :D
  14. Houdini

    R&D mini mill with atc and rotary indexer

    Without knowing the length of the parts or the quantities, or cost of machine. You can use a 3 axis VMC with a 4th for indexing You could also for really high production use a Y axis lathe with live tooling(turning center) with a bar feeder for making large volumes unmanned. Your going to get...
  15. Houdini

    What is the most enjoyable field of CNC to you?

    We make an assembly of parts for a recreational vehicle, the manufacturer said there was a trade show. I took my son to show him our finished parts on a vehicle. It was a factory option. The entire convention center was filled with vehicles and they all had those assemblies on them. My...
  16. Houdini

    What is the most enjoyable field of CNC to you?

    Spending weeks and weeks, with new challenges all the time engineering and machining injection molds, and then having them bring you the first part was very satisfying. And seeing your parts in stores and being able to say I made that, cherry on top.
  17. Houdini

    Gen Z in the workplace Article

    Ok, What ever floats your boat. I'm sure you'll live. Contradictions are possible, my mind runs very fast, and I'm very indecisive, that'll cause it! Different strokes, maybe you should care less. They sure are, letting them effect your happiness, that's personal. Elected idiot is correct...
  18. Houdini

    Gen Z in the workplace Article

    Current socialist system:confused: "As I do" ? :ROFLMAO: I don't advocate socialism, I am just screwing around, I don't advocate anything. You probably hate me worse, I don't give a shit about any political shit, couldn't careless. I even carry my firearm, but have the attitude if they wanna...
  19. Houdini

    Gen Z in the workplace Article

    I'm no Titan that Built America, but I am sitting at the shop on a Saturday running 4 machines, Does that count:confused:
  20. Houdini

    Gen Z in the workplace Article

    "The Titan's that built America", mini series was Awesome!
Back
Top