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    Why do people keep predicting what " the market" will do for the next year. I would bet that none of these market predictions for 2019 was for a 30% gain , yet this week Barrons has their annual roundtable in which market experts make their predictions for 2020, why? The only good answer to the...

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    Larry Foster

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    Recently. I've developed an interest in CNC routing/engraving. After watching a ton of YouTube videos on the subject, started looking at machines. My budget is low and, initially, looked at 3018 machines on Amazon. $200-300. I realize the working area is smaller than a piece of copy paper. ...

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    Ron Bontz

    Which CNC

    Thread Starter: Ron Bontz

    Looking at CNC routers. Leaning more toward water cooled spindles, as I don't wish to buy twice. Something in the smaller 25 x 36 size range, but with a 4th axis option. I will be using it on wood primarily and occasionally aluminum. There are many options out there with price ranges around 5,000...

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    Günter VögelBerg

    hitting holdfasts with metal hammer

    Thread Starter: Günter VögelBerg

    Is this an ok practice? I have the gramercy holdfasts and the crucible lump hammer. If I use my weighted rubber mallet I have to really pound on it to get a tight hold. I suspect this has to do with geometry issues in the holes in my bench. I find myself just using the metal hammer, but I am...

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    Tom Bender

    Electric Service Rating vs Reality

    Thread Starter: Tom Bender

    At one time some houses had only 15 amp electric service This has been increased over the decades to the point where 200 amps is common. That's 240 volts x 200 amps which is in the neighborhood of 48kw. (someone will please inform us about the power factor an whatever other mistakes I have made to...

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