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I Am a Machinist

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    peggyjolleen peggyjolleen 26-30, F Jul 3

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    What I Lack In Experience...

    I can't claim to be very skilled or very knowledgeable, but ever since I was a kid I knew that I was born to be a machinist. More recently, I have had the good fortune to use a 9” swing South Bend lathe at work and also a beautiful autofeeding drill press with a back gear and a...
    TIMeNIHIL TIMeNIHIL 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 14, 2011

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    The daily grind is a metaphorical

    and literal representation of my work life. Turning steel bars into complex tools can be both rewarding and monotonous at times.
    shweek shweek 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 16

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    I am 61 and raised by 2 Texans in the Southwest. Dad was a union construction lineman and we moved frequently from job to job or down the transmission line. As a teen I wondered...
    MikeMachinist MikeMachinist 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I was 27 when I became an right leg AK amputee. I am 55 now and sometimes it still doesn't seem like it happened to me. I mean what are the odds? I was a machinist/mechanic. I...
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