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steve19438    Posted 02-01-2005 at 20:45:38       [Reply]  [Send Email]
after setting up my machine (extruder)i watched 10,500 itty bitty pieces of rubber fall into little boxes. i can't believe they pay me to do this!


Salmoneye    Posted 02-02-2005 at 03:56:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
I used to love working on trip presses...Coil steel would turn into kool shaped parts in the blink of an eye all day long...And the sound of the dies cutting and shaping was soothing...All with a little flick of your foot...



bob ny    Posted 02-01-2005 at 21:05:29       [Reply]  [No Email]
when i first got out of the service i worked in a tubing manufactoring plant for 3 months i ran what they called a modern cutoff left hand from left to right then back, right hand forward and back for 8 hours a day i/2 hour lunch 10 min break at 10 am i thought i was going to go crazy
rgere was a window right in front of me and i could see outside which made it worse


Hollie    Posted 02-01-2005 at 21:00:36       [Reply]  [Send Email]
LOL I can relate, many years ago while working at a local factory, i had to drill two holes in the little silver thingy that ya pull down on to get your change back in vending machines...thousands of them, day after day...i always thought, there just CAN'T be THAT many soday and candy machines in the world!!!! but hey, it pays the bills...have a good one!


deadcarp    Posted 02-02-2005 at 00:16:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
my first real job at boeing, they tried to hide a few of us from layoff - in 3 months, i had 80 hours of work come across my bench - so I read the whole Post Intelligenser every nite. by the time i was laid off, you couldn't get a job at a gas station!


steve19438    Posted 02-02-2005 at 05:32:25       [Reply]  [Send Email]
i believe we have a contract with boeing.


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