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Old 02-13-2010, 10:24 AM
01_ranger_4x4 01_ranger_4x4 is offline
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Originally Posted by 4banger83 View Post
thats what im gonna be goin to trade school for this fall. CNC programmer (and general machine shop)...can you give me some hints/tips/advice on it?
do you post over at F-150forum do you? i posted in a thread titled "machinists" ( ) over there. it seems i remember you saying you were a member over there. or maybe im on crack ha ha. anyways, as far as advice, learn as many different machines as possible, from manual mills, lathes and grinders all the way up to the cnc machines. if possible try and get into an apprentice program or just a job at a machine shop. i learned more from the old toolmakers that i worked under than i ever did at school. im not saying school is bad, it will teach you the fundimentals but real world experience is were the real learing happens. if you have any other questions feel free to ask me, im happy to share any experience i have.
2001 Ranger 4x4 Stepside
-RCD Suspension lift
-33x12.5 BFG KM2's on Mickey Thomson classic locks
-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

2005 F-150 Lariat 4x4
-LED third brake light
-Weathertech floor liners
-Edge tuner
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