When guys who knew this stuff are gone, you will be the guy who knows the ways.I was just thinking earlier that when these guys who know this stuff are gone, guys like me will have a steep learning curve...
Its a bit hard to describe, and I wish I had enough words to send too you how it felt back in that time and place.
The feeling and the brotherhood and being accepted by the shop as a master of your craft.
That is what you are missing and it is very much at the core of killing unions and offshoreing production and fabrication.
All of the empty shops in the US are the end result of the war on labor dating back to the 1980s
Every politician talks about rebuilding manufacturing in the US
Maybe a bunch of us of us old farts are going to come out of retirement and mill some ****?