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    I would drill half way through from each side,...

    I would drill half way through from each side, then ream straight through. Make a matching test block to qc them. How many you making?
  2. They advertized it at 100%, and running it has...

    They advertized it at 100%, and running it has wrecked it several times. 100% is 100%. I would get a lawyer.
  3. Walmart.com has one for $14, use it to control a...

    Walmart.com has one for $14, use it to control a magnetic starter ($50 used on ebay) with 120 volt coil as Tony said. Lights on, compressor on, lights off, compressor off. Easy, and it will last....
  4. 30 seconds on a bench grinder, it doesnt need to...

    30 seconds on a bench grinder, it doesnt need to be smooth or concentric, only smaller.
  5. I would just grind a little off the shank.

    I would just grind a little off the shank.
  6. Bill Portillo started with a hotdog cart in 1963,...

    Bill Portillo started with a hotdog cart in 1963, and retired after selling his 23 stores mostly in Chicago for $$$$$$$$. Why? His gift was people, and satisfying millions of them made him a...
  7. Show up on time, do something while you are...

    Show up on time, do something while you are there, and study hard to pass your drug test. This will get you past 90 percent of your competition. As far as specialization, find your gift, and do what...
  8. Dont have a tv in the shop, not even a radio...

    Dont have a tv in the shop, not even a radio mostly just the ballasts. Resisting the conversion to LED, i will have no entertainment at all.
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    A small air cylinder may work. The rod end...

    A small air cylinder may work. The rod end expells air when extending, draws in when colapsing. Sorry cant spell either.
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    Just re read your post, a syringe is opposite of...

    Just re read your post, a syringe is opposite of what you need. Sorry, im easily confused.
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    A syringe is just a piston in a tube. Pull to...

    A syringe is just a piston in a tube. Pull to draw air, or another fluid, like blood, or medicine in, then push to expell the contents. They are available in many sizes.
  12. I have a new music group i listen to. Called The...

    I have a new music group i listen to. Called The Ballasts. Its all one long song called "60 cycle hum".
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    Sounds like a place i worked. A guy comes up and...

    Sounds like a place i worked. A guy comes up and asks for some banding. I give him a piece i have handy. He says no, i need some of that thicker banding. Glad i dont work there anymore. And yes, they...
  14. Most racers just want it to work, not break, and...

    Most racers just want it to work, not break, and go fast, within the rules. Not an easy task, most times. They have tried other ways, and come to you with something to try next. Make it the way he...
  15. I found in my shop, if i get there early, and get...

    I found in my shop, if i get there early, and get plenty done by noon im doing good. Everyone stops by in the afternoon. Its a nice balance. Sometimes i need to keep working while visitors talk, but...
  16. I never liked bronze guides, sticky, and so much...

    I never liked bronze guides, sticky, and so much clearance to keep them free, they pass too much oil. Cast iron is much better. And do it all in one setup on a seat and guide machine. Ive heard if...
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    Looks good to me!

    Looks good to me!
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    May want to keep the 208 y 120, 480 will need a...

    May want to keep the 208 y 120, 480 will need a transformer to run the 120 loads. Purchase price is only a part, it will cost for the standby loss.
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    Looks like a good start, good luck!

    Looks like a good start, good luck!
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    Yea, have not used one of those little angle...

    Yea, have not used one of those little angle thingies for maybe 40 years, i just sharpen them by hand till they cut the way i want them to. Flatter angles work better in hard metal, but require more...
  21. I would run it a little while and verify the...

    I would run it a little while and verify the source and volume of the oil. Could be a bad intake valve, combined with worn rings. Could be someone spilled oil on it. Rebuilding the pump is not...
  22. Identity is one key to value, rarity is another,...

    Identity is one key to value, rarity is another, usefulness is another. The best is demand, if there is demand for an item, chances are good it will be more valuable, and sell faster, than if there...
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    You are on the right track, with the bushed jig....

    You are on the right track, with the bushed jig. Some tips would be to use a flatter angle, like 118, or more on the drill. It will support the edge better. And use a cutting oil, the dark brown...
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    I would leave the table on it, for balance, run...

    I would leave the table on it, for balance, run the arm down close to it, and attach it to the table so it cant swing.
  25. Automotive serpentine belt is what i would try. ...

    Automotive serpentine belt is what i would try. They like lots of tension, and dont stretch much. Cheap and as close as the nearest autozone. Make a little jig with a utility knife blade to cut off...
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