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    Skil along with B&D made industrial quality tools...

    Skil along with B&D made industrial quality tools years ago.I still have a large B&D drill and grinder.
    I used to have a Skil 12" grinder.That was the stoutest one I have owned.I bought it new from...
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    Panel beating must be alive and well in...

    Panel beating must be alive and well in Australia.One of my Australian cousins and one of his sons had quite a large collection of old cars.The son did a lot of the metalwork.He showed me a picture...
  3. The main column looks like a Vectrax MSc sold...

    The main column looks like a Vectrax MSc sold them.Yours defiantly has dove tail ways on the vertical but sure looks like box ways on the horizontal? Kind of odd.Did you find any tags on the back of...
  4. Norton definitely makes it a bitch to change...

    Norton definitely makes it a bitch to change anything.I had to go to Google under settings and disable it.No more problems.
    I had Avast and Kapersky and liked them both but since I have Comcast I...
  5. I had an 85 XL350R ,the DP street legal...

    I had an 85 XL350R ,the DP street legal model.That was the duel carb,duel exhaust model.I wanted to find an XR and do a little finagling and use my tag on it.
    It was one of the best DP's at the time...
  6. It may be as simple as Pete says.I put Norton...

    It may be as simple as Pete says.I put Norton Safe search on about the time I started noticing the switch.
    I'll disable it.
    Thanks
  7. OT.Norton changes my default browser.How to stop that

    In the last month Norton started changing my browser,Google, to Yahoo.It does not change the default just when I do a search.
    I looked on line and apparently a lot of people have had the same...
  8. I did some work for a guy whose business was...

    I did some work for a guy whose business was making large(10'/12' dia.) titanium chemical tanks for the paper industry.I didn't see how the edge prep was done,but the weld process was neat.
    They had...
  9. I have a 4VH Champ at work I use every day and...

    I have a 4VH Champ at work I use every day and the knee looks the same with box ways,double table locks,the ram is square like that.looks like a step pulley,mine is a vs.The column is...
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    I have pretty much the same mill with the...

    I have pretty much the same mill with the Erickson QC 30 spindle.Mine is an 887.It came with Servo feeds on all axis.
    The heads are really quiet.We have a 747 at work and it either sheered the roll...
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    I have to do a lot of that kind of...

    I have to do a lot of that kind of stuff.Sometimes as Johnoder says.But nothing is as simple as turning up a press fit arbor.A -.0005" to -.001" fit is all you need to face that.Heat to drop on and...
  12. Looks like a Webb.There are several mills with...

    Looks like a Webb.There are several mills with different names that are the same.Look at the rear of the column and see if there is a mfg tag.Webb and the like were made in Taiwan.
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    michchiganbuck,Did your friend go to...

    michchiganbuck,Did your friend go to DeLand,Sherwood Medical by any chance?
    My supervisor worked there many years and did needle grinding.
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    My currant supervisor worked for the company that...

    My currant supervisor worked for the company that invented the disposable syringes for many years, Sherwood Medical.He told me he ran the grinders.What exactly do you want to know? I think they made...
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    All Industrial Tool Supply has oversize CXA 1"...

    All Industrial Tool Supply has oversize CXA 1" tool holders for about $26.Std CXA's hold 3/4" tools.
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    In case anyone is interested in the KISMET....

    In case anyone is interested in the KISMET. kismet yacht - Bing video
    I got the FEC bridge info wrong,it replaced a single track swing bridge that opened in 1890.
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    The RR bridge in the fore ground is the former...

    The RR bridge in the fore ground is the former FEC bridge ,opened in 1923 financed by Henry Flagler.It was the first rr bridge across the northern St Johns.The Acosta behind it opened a year earlier...
  18. To bad they didn't make the base so you could...

    To bad they didn't make the base so you could turn the pull off & on.I refurbed a cheap mag vee block with rare earth magnets.I think I ended up with three 50lb mags.Very impressive!
    Another...
  19. When I got my first stent,like a dummy I didn't...

    When I got my first stent,like a dummy I didn't take a leak first.At that time they didn't put me out. Couldn't feel anything but was alert and could see the screen if it was turned a little.Halfway...
  20. The air exiting the nozzle will not make a 180...

    The air exiting the nozzle will not make a 180 and pressurize the area behind the exit point.It doesn't on low pressure stuff.Put a port behind the nozzle and attach a gauge.And film it,or if you...
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    The Glomar Explorer was one of the highlights of...

    The Glomar Explorer was one of the highlights of the Hughes organisation. Doubt that any country could pull off something like that today.Not just the ship.
    The raising of the Kursk was remarkable...
  22. Right at the discharge nozzle.If you extend the...

    Right at the discharge nozzle.If you extend the nozzle into the cone the area behind the nozzle will have a vacuum created and at the velocity you have it will be considerable.A simple vent will draw...
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    I always liked rowing a shifter.When the...

    I always liked rowing a shifter.When the powerglides and trans brakes came out I started loosing interest. Definitely more consistent and cheaper in the long run.
    When the poor boys with skill and...
  24. Bluechipx,probably best to set it a optimal angle...

    Bluechipx,probably best to set it a optimal angle when the boat is at plane say 40 or so.You can get there pdq without any problems even if angle is wrong at rest then add thrust.A lot of t&e in...
  25. That Turbonique boat in the video has a lot...

    That Turbonique boat in the video has a lot slower response than I think the air rocket will have based on the numbers bandied about.Maybe a staged release would be safer.
    Much above 60-70 mph is...
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