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    I may have been around to long.. but you could...

    I may have been around to long.. but you could treat this the way we used to do hand facet.. you could control the location of the line to make it customized to the frame vs. PD vs. area where the...
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    I would lean towards 1 or 5 from Mauro Airoldi...

    I would lean towards 1 or 5 from Mauro Airoldi post.. one question are you running the tests in-house or a central processor? In house it maybe be your testing that is the culprit ..

    One thing to...
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    3 (if you can afford them) out there that seem to...

    3 (if you can afford them) out there that seem to be on everyones list for the specialty work are the Helix, ES curve and SE9090 ... none of these are on the retail level for being cost effective.....
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    Jacqui- it has a little more bells and whistles...

    Jacqui- it has a little more bells and whistles than the santinelli.. but does it compete with a helix? Nope, but the vast majority of retailers I know are never ever going to drop the $$ for a helix...
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    Glen- used a Mr.Blue since June of last year.....

    Glen- used a Mr.Blue since June of last year.. special cuts are it's forte' ... I run all my wraps on it ... great job on wraps/polish jobs and the crazier RX's... I am just now getting ready to...
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    Two things, one being a clarification, are you...

    Two things, one being a clarification, are you running the lens wet? spray it with alchohol right before popping it in? ..9 times out of 10 the "circles are going to be water related... you are...
  7. you are trying to mix apples and oranges...

    you are trying to mix apples and oranges here....effective power for your presbyopia is plano in the right and -2.00 in the left.. as the crystalline lens becomes less flexible, as you age, you lose...
  8. I have used both and I like the Mr. blue .. it is...

    I have used both and I like the Mr. blue .. it is an Essilor made machine and it distributed by a few places, National Optronics as well, you maybe able to price shop for the same edger :-) .. it...
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    I do not know how other people are doing it, but...

    I do not know how other people are doing it, but I NEVER ever wipe anything down with acetone before application of pad..if you have any residual acetone it will eat up any adhesive on the applied...
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    Are you running a gripper system? or is the pads...

    Are you running a gripper system? or is the pads directly applied to the laps? and dumb question, but I have seen it, you are not putting the polish pad stacked on top of the roughing pad are you, or...
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    The first question to ask, did you check it...

    The first question to ask, did you check it BEFORE AR? .. was the "line" in an uncoated pair? and what was the CT on these lens? at the end of the day, changing the axis of the polar sheet, when you...
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    you can also set "stroke" as well, waves are...

    you can also set "stroke" as well, waves are going to be either pressure or heat, to much pressure causes friction (heat) ...make sure that the polish is hitting the lap and not just spraying over...
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    here is one possibility, she is running over a...

    here is one possibility, she is running over a +4.25 imbalance in the 90, any complaint in the reading as well? most time when any one has told me they are getting a dizzy feeling or nausea it will...
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    You most likely will have to go in and see how...

    You most likely will have to go in and see how your surface program is picking compensated tool curve selection.. you maybe able to refine the round off point where it either goes up or down when...
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    tool? been called worse.. and truthfully probably...

    tool? been called worse.. and truthfully probably lived up to the label :rolleyes: ...

    Darryl, I still read postings about every day but it has gotten was to political and cut throat on here at...
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    One other possibility to mention and I saw it no...

    One other possibility to mention and I saw it no where in the post, but would you be possibly using an MR3 coater or mini? I went into a lab about a month ago and they were having tons of...
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    [QUOTE=Johns;318337] I found this...

    I found this interesting, our local paper was making a big deal out of this, one of the "stimulas" saved jobs list, our local "homestart" saved 900 jobs..the only problem was they only have 300...
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    I'll go one step further he was one of my biggest...

    I'll go one step further he was one of my biggest competitors and just about everyone in my lab is going to go to his funeral Monday..he was one of a kind, and no matter how ya sliced it he was one...
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    incorrect "fact" they own the minority share of...

    incorrect "fact" they own the minority share of transitions, majority is owned by PPG

    Essilor owns Nikon.

    Essilor is attempting to purchase Signet Armorlite.



    You can control the...
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    The bad news, well interesting in a way, is Davis...

    The bad news, well interesting in a way, is Davis was correct.. it did meet all the ansi standards.. which does not cover "thickness" unless it is under Z87 ..only power/axis/prism/pd ... other than...
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    Depends on the "balance" if you have light...

    Depends on the "balance" if you have light perception in that eye or are not aware of the degree of CVA than you should use prism thinning OU, as well as making the balance ALWAYS sphere and no...
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    think before you bash

    I have been contributing to this site for years, and YES I am an "Essilor" employee.. I am a G.M. for Southern-Chattanooga, one of those labs that are part of ELOA (Essilor labs of America) ... but I...
  23. I do come and visit just about every day.. I...

    I do come and visit just about every day.. I guess I have turned into a "lurker" ... I read the posts and sometimes laugh, at times just shake my head, maybe it was time to pass the torch:rolleyes:...
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    John, I may be a bit biased :) but did you...

    John,

    I may be a bit biased :) but did you try calling the local wholesale labs? We usually have some knowledge about who is where and if people are looking.

    Jeff Trail GM
    Southern...
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    I think this is what he was looking for

    Optik and Apex are labs, not lens companies so I take it you are looking for "lab work" ... Tampa has a few labs, Milroy, Tri-City right up the road..
    You have a couple of labs in Jacksonville..one...
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