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    Solidworks 98 windows 7

    just down loaded a virtual xp pc and got it running !! thanks :)
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    Solidworks 98 windows 7

    Tried it ... did not work ...guess Im back to Xp
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    Solidworks 98 windows 7

    Hi I have am older copy of Solid works 98 . It works great in XP , but I cant seem to get it to work in windows 7 any ideas ... and no Im not upgrading lol eddie
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    Tool Room Lathe

    Hi Looking at purchasing a new Tool Room Lathe The TL-2. Just wondering how deep the spindle hole is ? i.e from the Front of the chuck how far can I push a bar into the head of the lathe? all the best eddie
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    Ok I went to see the Dermatologist today. A great person. Told him what I did (machinist/shop owner) and he knew all about the type of work that I do He is married to my old instructor's daughter (small world). We talked a lot and he said that he is pretty sure that I have allergic contact...
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    Hi Another coolant question... I have used x-cool 2000 and Shell Sitala product in the past. Both are no longer available in my area. Back in April I switched to Rustlick ULTRACUT 370R. Not fully at first but slowly I changed the fluid in my machines (mostly manual machines) My hands got...
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    kent cnc lathe...

    Hi Anyone using or know of the "KENT 18x40 CNC Lathe with Fanuc 0i " cnc lathe... They seem a good price....\ Just wondering...any info would be appreciated thanks eddie
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    Threaded insert for plastic, larger than helicoil?

    Hi Got great results in plastic with these...not sure if they come in standard https://www.belmetric.com/timesert-thread-repair-%C2%AE-c-217.html?zenid=odhelgk2ngha34gunf8s97upl2
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    In Respect

    Sorry to hear of you're loss eddie
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    microscribe 3DX utility program

    Hi I just got a microscribe 3DX setup and I need the "inscribe free utility" I found a web site for it, but it no longer works. Does anyone have it, or know where to find it? It did not come with my probe. eddie
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    Installing a bearing??

    Hi Yes a light bulb, a chandelier type :)
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    Kipwaret for lathe

    Hi I was reading about Kipwaret for lathe and tried several times to download the trail... keep getting a viedo page. What's wrong, where do I get to get the demo Software looks good eddie
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    OT: Oddball Thread Sizes

    "So I'm left with buying a M18 x 2.5 die and making my own threads" Plan to do these by hand? Not going to be easy
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    OT - going back to school, a little at a time

    Your 35 now? In 5 years time you can be 40 with a degree or 40 without! Your choice, but you will still be 40! Go for it It will make a great 40th B-Day present!
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    Make con rod for small engine?

    HFD Have a look here I rebuild cranks for ATV and Sleds They have a listings on rods via size: http://www.cvtech-aab.com/contenu/index_ang.cfm http://www.cvtech-aab.com/DocumentsAtelechager/2008/catalogue_11-08/motoVTT_appBielles.pdf
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    Metric diameter steel rod source- shorts

    see: http://www.metricsteel.com/ "Metric diameter steel rod source- shorts" They sell full lengths..... As for metric fasteners, there are now many places selling these in Canada. Just do a search.
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    How smart is Smart car?

    another reason to buy one see link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOgFPOG-fsY
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    Importing German machine from Canada to USA - duty ?

    We Canadians are great guys Get him to send it via parcel post and mark it as a gift or sample :)
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    600 group regrets going to China

    rc-ringer ;) e2die
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    john that you hiding in there?

    john that you hiding in there?