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« on: June 06, 2016, 02:14:37 PM »
Hey guys. My boss and I are looking for some help. He owns a machine shop in irwindale and makes some badass parts he's a genius when it comes to this profession. He's owned his own business for 35 years and has been machining for over 40. Anyways we have lost our two major clients and work has been really slow. I wanted to see if you guys could give us ideas on a new product we could start making/tweeking to make it our own and get his business going strong again. If you guys know of anything or have something in mind please share it. This guy is not only my boss but he's been a family friend since my parents were kids. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2016, 02:29:26 PM »
What sort of machine work are we talking?

One off, custom stuff? CNC, mass production?

People are always asking me about the widget business,  meaning rail kits,  grab handles, alternator brackets, billet marker  light guards,  ski tows,  grilles.

Have you looked into Razor parts?

I guess it all depends on your capabilities.

Sorry you guys are slow.  I like to keep the little guys working. Anything to keep China's hands off of it.
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« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2016, 06:07:36 PM »
We make pretty much whatever. We're looking for production something that there's a marked for that we can put our cnc machines to work and bust out parts. We've been doing some custom work lately and running hubs and sprockets. Here's some of our latest


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« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2016, 06:31:55 PM »
We make pretty much whatever. We're looking for production something that there's a marked for that we can put our cnc machines to work and bust out parts. We've been doing some custom work lately and running hubs and sprockets. Here's some of our latest


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my buddy owns Sand Toyz Unlimited and he was talking about making his own front and rear hubs put of aluminum for Yamaha banshee quads. Let me talk with him he also has his own wheels machined maybe u guys can do that also.
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« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2016, 07:56:45 PM »
my buddy owns Sand Toyz Unlimited and he was talking about making his own front and rear hubs put of aluminum for Yamaha banshee quads. Let me talk with him he also has his own wheels machined maybe u guys can do that also.

That's what I'm talking about.
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« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2016, 08:25:49 PM »
We make pretty much whatever. We're looking for production something that there's a marked for that we can put our cnc machines to work and bust out parts. We've been doing some custom work lately and running hubs and sprockets. Here's some of our latest


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I've been in machining for going on 11 years. I've seen a huge boom in a need for vape components. Simple easy to produce and people pay big bucks.

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« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2016, 08:45:04 PM »
How many would you need to make to have a small production run. 10 tooth expd-a Clutch  drums are getting very hard  to find. This is used on kpv and hpv 100cc kart engines
I could try to get a group order  together with the club  racers

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« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2016, 11:16:25 PM »

my buddy owns Sand Toyz Unlimited and he was talking about making his own front and rear hubs put of aluminum for Yamaha banshee quads. Let me talk with him he also has his own wheels machined maybe u guys can do that also.
That would be awesome man we can definitely do those. We just made a 100 hubs for the trophy carts.


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« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2016, 11:17:27 PM »

I've been in machining for going on 11 years. I've seen a huge boom in a need for vape components. Simple easy to produce and people pay big bucks.
We've talked about that and making the tips for them but didn't think there was much market for those. Is it that popular ?


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« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2016, 11:18:57 PM »
My buddies shop, has a whole department of lathes that's all they spit out is vape parts .

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« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2016, 11:19:42 PM »

How many would you need to make to have a small production run. 10 tooth expd-a Clutch  drums are getting very hard  to find. This is used on kpv and hpv 100cc kart engines
I could try to get a group order  together with the club  racers
We could definitely make those as well. If you can get a group order together let me know how many you've got and we'll go from there.


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« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2016, 11:22:04 PM »
Some more products we have done. Like I said we can make pretty much anything big or small. His shop is called gc smith in irwindale if you guys need to look us up


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« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2016, 11:10:19 AM »
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« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2016, 01:28:43 PM »
talked with John my buddy that own sand toys unlimited and he wants me to pass your info along to him and see what you guys can get figured out so shoot me a pic of your bosses business card or shop info
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« Reply #14 on: June 08, 2016, 02:46:40 PM »

talked with John my buddy that own sand toys unlimited and he wants me to pass your info along to him and see what you guys can get figured out so shoot me a pic of your bosses business card or shop info
Thanks man here's a picture of his business card. If he doesn't answer call his cell 626 253 1198


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« Reply #15 on: June 08, 2016, 03:48:17 PM »
Thanks man here's a picture of his business card. If he doesn't answer call his cell 626 253 1198


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sent it off to him ... good luck maybe he can get something going. If I had big money I'd havr you guys make me rear hubs sprocket hub and brake rotor hub.
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« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2016, 04:38:16 PM »
Props to you HavasuKona. It's great to see you networking to keep your boss' company alive. Most guys wouldn't do that so it really shows your character.


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« Reply #17 on: June 08, 2016, 11:09:26 PM »

sent it off to him ... good luck maybe he can get something going. If I had big money I'd havr you guys make me rear hubs sprocket hub and brake rotor hub.
Thanks man I really appreciate the help. Let us know if you need anything made we'll hook you up


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« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2016, 11:10:54 PM »

Props to you HavasuKona. It's great to see you networking to keep your boss' company alive. Most guys wouldn't do that so it really shows your character.


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Thanks man. He's been a big part of our lives and is going through a rough time. He's really good at what he's does and is pretty much a perfectionist so I would hate to see that talent go to waste.


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« Reply #19 on: June 13, 2016, 12:33:09 PM »
Been getting a couple small things in but still looking for that home run. We are here to build whatever you need ! Let's us know thanks guys


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« Reply #20 on: June 13, 2016, 12:41:07 PM »
80% lowers, now that this world is getting so chaotic...🤔


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« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2016, 08:43:36 PM »
Yeah we have thought about those but my boss is kinda skeptical about them


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« Reply #22 on: June 15, 2016, 10:10:11 AM »
Looking like I'm gonna have to go door to door to get the word out. Anybody have any ideas on big companies I could contact ?


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« Reply #23 on: June 15, 2016, 06:58:04 PM »
Do you guys only do machine work or are you full metal shop press breaks etc ?


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« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2016, 08:17:23 PM »

Do you guys only do machine work or are you full metal shop press breaks etc ?


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Yes we have a press. We have two cnc machines a big lathe and small lathe. We can mig and tug weld whatever. Vertical and horizontal saws mills etc


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