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  1. Trailmanor.......

    Trailmanor.......
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    You list your occupation as "machinist" Do you...

    You list your occupation as "machinist"

    Do you own your own shop in New York State Sir ?
  3. Show me a railing on the side of any Loco that...

    Show me a railing on the side of any Loco that conforms to OSHA Sir !
  4. Thread: CNC Plasma

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    Kinda what I figured, I have worked with (3) very...

    Kinda what I figured, I have worked with (3) very similar,
    My own, with sheetcam, and (2) Torchmate POS's

    You'll be o.k. with sheetcam.


    So I think this post dealing with beveling is gonna be...
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    It won't stick thru forming, and also it works by...

    It won't stick thru forming, and also it works by "washing off" so there is a time limit. Welded repairs are pretty much out.

    Why not just use Corten ?
  6. FWIW, the local auction house tells me the bottom...

    FWIW, the local auction house tells me the bottom has fallen out of the Griswold market.
    Wilers Auction House

    Some of the prices I have been seeing, you could buy an antique Griswold,
    and use it...
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    Your answer requires much work. Please try...

    Your answer requires much work.

    Please try over at Eng-Tips Engineering Forums
  8. Thread: CNC Plasma

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    What machine ? What software ?

    What machine ?
    What software ?
  9. a quick google search of the aforementioned (in a...

    a quick google search of the aforementioned (in a different thread) "Jet vbs-400" shows nothing.
    It could have been a horizontal metal cutting saw, with multiple motors driving all
    manner of...
  10. Just as a side note here. Railroads don't really...

    Just as a side note here.
    Railroads don't really follow OSHA, have a different system.

    IMHO not as good.
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    Yup, I would love to know what the frame of mine...

    Yup, I would love to know what the frame of mine has on it.

    Did they farm out the frames to overseas ? Maybe some paint that is not
    allowed over here ?
  12. Seeing how they were made in "Erie, Pa"....I'll...

    Seeing how they were made in "Erie, Pa"....I'll wager that they bought their coke from the aforementioned (now in trouble) "Erie Coke".
    Making metallurgical coke.
  13. Recall reading that older fine detailed CI had...

    Recall reading that older fine detailed CI had more Phosphorus in the mix as well.
  14. As the Op has not posted a single pix or model...

    As the Op has not posted a single pix or model number.... "Bandsaw" could have multiple motors, negating a VFD.

    Or...could be a simple belt drive model, where a simple single phase motor
    might...
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    I doo and it does.

    I doo and it does.
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    Oh come on now. You can get stainless brake...

    Oh come on now.

    You can get stainless brake calipers, brake line, hardware, et all.

    Press brake up what you want, put a spool of Stainless wire in the MIG
    and have at it.
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    Naw...think stainless.

    Naw...think stainless.
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    I had a 2007 Colorado, the body rusted, but the...

    I had a 2007 Colorado, the body rusted, but the frame....man that frame.

    A frosty looking flat chassis black paint, never rusted.

    Sold truck to friend, just turned over 250k still no rust on...
  19. Yes, you can. However, those tags show allot...

    Yes, you can.

    However, those tags show allot of use/abuse.

    I am in the "logging chains" crowd, probably $250 for what you pictured there.
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    And that's just fine. But not here. Please...

    And that's just fine.

    But not here.

    Please read the rules, try over at www.homeshopmachinist.com

    and if you want to add stepper motors, try the "cnc zone dot com"
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    Blather, blather, blather. I don't care about...

    Blather, blather, blather.

    I don't care about all that.

    I care about if the OEM used Babbit, and HOW.

    I have seen numerous designs "down there" (undercarriage) and until the metal face seal...
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    "better alternative" ? At what cost ? ...

    "better alternative" ?

    At what cost ?

    Stable company ? Who cares ?

    OP's machine is clean, and a good price.
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    What make & model dozer ? Kinda important one...

    What make & model dozer ?

    Kinda important one should think.
  24. Several post's are saying "not enough info" and I...

    Several post's are saying "not enough info" and I concur 100%

    Surprising how an "engineer" would leave out the details.

    I suggest explosive forming.

    Hopefully there will be some failures...
  25. These people here are "Practical"... For the...

    These people here are "Practical"...

    For the theoretical/theatrical nooclear phizzysists, "I got me government grant" try Eng-Tips Engineering Forums
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