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    Old oil rough neck joke Rough neck goest to the...

    Old oil rough neck joke
    Rough neck goest to the tool crib and says
    I need a really bug wrench.
    What size?
    Dont matter just big
    You cant use a wrench if its the wrong size , what are you going...
  2. I like to use a big hone fine side but little...

    I like to use a big hone fine side but little honing. Qt: {reclean with acetone and lint free paper towel} never did the acetone thing.

    For some jobs down grinding can save time. Eliminating much...
  3. The quick and simple test is to bring the tail...

    The quick and simple test is to bring the tail center point to the head stock center point....eyeballing will show .002 error. Yes that only tells at the one place..It may be differnt 20" away from...
  4. We need a society where the local tough guy and...

    We need a society where the local tough guy and his buddies make all the rules?
  5. You might take a name brand flat file and flat...

    You might take a name brand flat file and flat file check all the internal and external machined surfaces of the tail stock to assure there are no bugs or bruises. Set it on the bed ways and with a...
  6. QT news: Mead said Saturday that protesters have...

    QT news: Mead said Saturday that protesters have forced a closure on Interstate 5 every day for nearly three weeks. The freeway, however, is "simply not a safe place" for protesters to gather, he...
  7. The mag off the chuck face..does that chuck face...

    The mag off the chuck face..does that chuck face run near true?
    that far away from the chuck would show 3x any chuck error on the tail check.
  8. QT the OP: {On the headstock side, it looks like...

    QT the OP: {On the headstock side, it looks like I have about 0.012" runout on the large bronze bearing, and 0.008" runout on the small bronze bearing, (per testing procedure with 12" bar).}

    What...
  9. QT the op: [I tore down the tailstock, cleaning...

    QT the op: [I tore down the tailstock, cleaning all of the contact areas, to confirm there was no build-up or misassembly. (Note that there was actually ~0.010-0.015" wear on the tailstock-to-ways...
  10. I guess I would take a 2x2 and give a lift on the...

    I guess I would take a 2x2 and give a lift on the front and rear of the headstock spindle and write down the numbers. Looking for a quick move that suggest some slop on the bearings .002 good .003 Ok...
  11. In the old ,old days guys would hand scrape the...

    In the old ,old days guys would hand scrape the lead, or brass thinking that might give better holding. Some thought it would cause less loading of the wheel so less chance to burn a chuck...Nobody I...
  12. A tank with a big enough hole to feel your finger...

    A tank with a big enough hole to feel your finger in and so feeling no inside lip one can put in a couple hand full of pea stones. add a little dish washing soap and shake shake.

    With a few holes...
  13. USA people have extra money even the poor...

    USA people have extra money even the poor people so fake news can make them try to do the good/right thing...much of that money does as much harm ..and much of it vanishes into already rich...
  14. In the real world some South Korea people work in...

    In the real world some South Korea people work in North Korea. and vice versa.
    My wife’s girlfriend’s family who are Japanese think poorly if Chinese people and products but own factories in China....
  15. South Korea keeps sticking its nose into North...

    South Korea keeps sticking its nose into North Korea's bussiness.
    Agree South / North Korea tensions create more USA money to go that way...
    The more money our Grubberment spends on anything the...
  16. I think the likes of a valve grinder would do a...

    I think the likes of a valve grinder would do a much better job with it’s having a larger wheel. Having the built in work head is a big plus.. The dressing ability..use as a cut off machine.

    Also...
  17. QT: [Putin is a bit like Trump (except much...

    QT: [Putin is a bit like Trump (except much smarter]..And tougher with no Senate or House getting in his way.

    I don't think China would start anything ..but the USA or South Korea might just get...
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    In my years as a grinder hand I likely knew way...

    In my years as a grinder hand I likely knew way over 100 grinder guys. Not one used a toque wrench that I can recall, Yes building a gang set for a production machine you do use one. On multiple...
  19. After cv 19 has died down some new plans may go...

    After cv 19 has died down some new plans may go into effect...
    Latest news is the grubberment I going to spend 150 million dollars to build artificial intelligence robots to walk around picking up...
  20. I think the Senate and the House think they run...

    I think the Senate and the House think they run the country and get upset when the short timer president starts doing things.
    Joe would be fine with those bozos

    USA running about 600 deaths a day...
  21. Comparing people who lived centuries ago to...

    Comparing people who lived centuries ago to today's standards makes zero sense. I also don't understand what trying to erase history by tearing down monuments and renaming buildings accomplishes.
    ...
  22. The premise and many debates were that legal...

    The premise and many debates were that legal drugs would tale the profit out of the criminal drugs.
    But now we see that the legal drug prices are high enough that the crooks are still busy.
    A gram...
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    Talking about reading you might pick up How to...

    Talking about reading you might pick up How to Run A lathe On line free and a copy $10 or so It is pretty old fashioned but in a week of careful reading, and compare to you tubes you may know...
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    Trick with poor trailer bearings is that you...

    Trick with poor trailer bearings is that you grease them up real good and set the preload at .002 loose so when warm they are just set. Yes you have to draw tight to seat the shells tight, then back...
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    What?.. another missing parts lathe in the...

    What?.. another missing parts lathe in the Detroit area...
    Lathe - business/commercial - by owner - sale
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