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    Many do, and essentially always reamed. Alignment...

    Many do, and essentially always reamed. Alignment as much as size. Or so it was back when I still had to actually DEAL with them atall.

    Up-holler Appalachia folk tended to operate older wheeled...
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    And ill-eagle is one sick to death with...

    And ill-eagle is one sick to death with Kaliphoney-ya Conned-whores shitting on America.
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    Who TF are you calling "misguided"? "misguided...

    Who TF are you calling "misguided"? "misguided trumpster" is an oxymoron.

    A looter-lie-bore-all don't GOT no Ox. That leaves only an assy-moron

    Anyway.. it's OSMIUM, not "wood".

    Y'all are...
  4. Thread: Cva mk1 help!

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    "We'll see". Headstock I have, Illustration in...

    "We'll see". Headstock I have, Illustration in the manual as well. The thing as needs CONFIRMED is that we ARE discussing the SAME gear, and that your one has the same size and tooth-count as our US...
  5. It may not exist to USE the cutting tool at all....

    It may not exist to USE the cutting tool at all.

    The curiously light construction and modest grip, topside, for its overall mass, plus the lug on the base, suggests it aligns on the table of a...
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    I could be waaay wrong on this, but it don't...

    I could be waaay wrong on this, but it don't affect my paycheck.

    Could that particular rig be optimized for reboring front "solid" axle ends for fitting new "kingpins", rather than re-boring worn...
  7. Sounds to me like you should just use a BIGGER...

    Sounds to me like you should just use a BIGGER wood screw.

    Got the proof right in front of you that it is made of harder and tougher material than Horror-Fright grows in China, yah?
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    Not impossible. But more to the point, whomever...

    Not impossible. But more to the point, whomever fitted it may not have addressed the need of a new screw - which may have very uneven wear. So among other things, you need to "dig deeper" before...
  9. Thread: Cva mk1 help!

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    I MAY have one. I'd need the round-dial "EE"...

    I MAY have one. I'd need the round-dial "EE" number and/or a diameter, width, tooth-count, GOOD photo or the like to sort through a loose collection from a round-dial part-out. Mind - I have two...
  10. jarno taper is about the easiest as ever was....

    jarno taper is about the easiest as ever was. Pity Oscar did not manage to get wider acceptance of it. "The problem is." that it isn't hard to find LARGER jarno goods, used-but-good. I have several...
  11. Product of a deprived childhood, actually. Dad...

    Product of a deprived childhood, actually.

    Dad was an Engineer.. for the Corps of Engineers.. which led to a decent retirement.. but not a lot of money whist earning it.

    We were so poor, there...
  12. Never beeen in the same room with a beast of this...

    Never beeen in the same room with a beast of this sort. Weapons systems, rather.

    IF all the sensors
    AND all the cables
    AND all the connectors

    are sweet?

    What of the "reference" goods.....
  13. Been biting my ton... keyboard, but... This...

    Been biting my ton... keyboard, but...

    This is the LAST lathe on Planet Earth I would consider a suitable candidate for hand scraping, not just oil retention/distribution "flaking".

    it's the...
  14. Taft-Piece is good. Look also at Gardner, Jones &...

    Taft-Piece is good. Look also at Gardner, Jones & Shipman, Parker-Majestic, Reid, Covell, K.O. Lee, Harig, and Kent in the small-footprint range. ALL of those and several more are high-precision.
    ...
  15. On a SPINDLE motor? Probably get a 'watermark""...

    On a SPINDLE motor? Probably get a 'watermark"" on uber-fine work, yes. Won't even be noted on most work. Inertia exists. Single-phase motors are not "steppers", they are fairly smooth until close to...
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    I prefer ANALOG readout - the human eye can...

    I prefer ANALOG readout - the human eye can integrate a mere peripheral-vision glance faster.

    That said, there's kit here to ADD NOS Stewart-Warner "Marine/Diesel" analog tacho heads in mechanical...
  17. Not MY job to monitor his discharges, but he is...

    Not MY job to monitor his discharges, but he is probably pissing and shitting in Technicolor by this late stage of wind-up-his-clockworks medication cocktails.

    Keep in mind when you see him sadly...
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    30 years in a 1970's home built with them and...

    30 years in a 1970's home built with them and "bitch" it is. They make a vertical bar pattern in the inside paint off the moisture of condensation -> holds particulates -> feeds biologicals that...
  19. ... on "native" 3-P it may be. Operated off...

    ... on "native" 3-P it may be.

    Operated off singe-phase as an idler, that figure is much higher.

    I have but a nominal 200 A single-phase service, would like to still have a functional home...
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    A Mimik UT2 can be made to fit. Cross need not...

    A Mimik UT2 can be made to fit. Cross need not move. The rear "compound" (type..) slide does the work.

    My "one and a half", bought used from another PM member is "intended" to go onto the...
  21. More like it! Activity! First one had to have...

    More like it! Activity!

    First one had to have been staged, perhaps at summmer hols?

    Mitsui-Seiki has many videos, but each seems to be limited to a specific tasking/feature or an IMTS recap -...
  22. Thank you for that! I should "get out more",...

    Thank you for that!

    I should "get out more", but it was neat w/r the "connection" to my first-generation (cast base, not weldment) HBX-360-BC built perhaps in the 1970's?

    Cazeneuve are still...
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    The f**k you did! OSB! :D

    The f**k you did!

    OSB!

    :D
  24. ??? Was handed the "additional duty" of...

    ??? Was handed the "additional duty" of overseeing the architects for C&W, Plc's renovations to our two floors leased at 90 Longacre.

    Can assure you Blighty has NO shortage of lighting expertise....
  25. Of the many mining museums visited in scores of...

    Of the many mining museums visited in scores of years cruising the globe, one of the most interesting and also educational - gold as it happens - is this one:
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