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    um,,the title of this thread ,"grading digital...

    um,,the title of this thread ,"grading digital calipers"
    would purport.... that the discussion here would be about mti,
    DIGITAL calipers . if someone were to start there own thread
    about...
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    wtf does a dial caliper compare to a digimatic? ...

    wtf does a dial caliper compare to a digimatic? the mti 6" is the standard . about $111 shipped , from
    a real mti seller . the 8", about $180 from the same . i doubt there's a surplus .
    ...
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    get some dEoXIT spray for the edge connectors on...

    get some dEoXIT spray for the edge connectors on the boards. pricier than other contact cleaners , but much more effective.
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    that looks way too cheap, and is from a chinese...

    that looks way too cheap, and is from a chinese seller . lots of lookalike fakes , and amazon is not as scrutinous of
    their vendors as they once were . no way in hell i'd buy a Japanese caliper from...
  5. OT- is there a decent trail camera for less than $80 ?

    i was considering one or two to mount on my property
    around my shop . not for continuous surveillance,
    but just to see who comes around while i'm away .

    i tried a couple of $60 jobs which plain...
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    don't get me started about airgas. they...

    don't get me started about airgas. they "misplaced"
    my 5' argon tank , then "replaced" it with a smaller
    one ,then "downsized" that exchange tank even further.

    they killed off/bought out all the...
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    let me bitch about my own trivial...

    let me bitch about my own trivial stuff..goddammit.

    not just that they gouged the piss of my purchase, but
    were smug assholes before, during, and after the fact. i could've bought the same parts...
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    grainger should only be mentioned in sentences...

    grainger should only be mentioned in sentences which
    include phrases such as "sick stigma" and
    "lean manufacturing" and "corporate asshole" and "let's just piss away the taxpayer's money...because...
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    Grainger still sucks

    I thought they somehow swallowed their bullshit.
    but apparently they are still choking on the leftovers. i bought some fasteners for 10x what i'd
    normally pay .i needed it the next day . ok.

    ...
  10. epoxy sounds good . .just wanted to be sure . i...

    epoxy sounds good . .just wanted to be sure . i dont need any fuckups. thanks.
  11. here replaces SNAPPER Brake Clutch Liner...

    here
    replaces SNAPPER Brake Clutch Liner Lining for 53103 and 57423, 7057423 32488760022 | eBay
  12. ot..innside clutch band on snapper mower drive wheel? do i glue it or what?

    the green band of brake material came with the hub. no instructions.nothing. what adhesive/none goes there ? looked
    it up on google...nope....
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    "Chefs and accountants (helpers?) tend to make...

    "Chefs and accountants (helpers?) tend to make pretty good money here in America."

    accountants... yes . chefs not so much.

    if you're talking some "chef" @ a grand hotel or corporate restaurant...
  14. i'm missing something .... is this a company...

    i'm missing something .... is this a company computer that you have no say as to what some asshole "i.t. guy" does to it?

    windows 10 sucks. 7 or 8 running shell desktop is fine . it's hardly...
  15. it's fucked up, but my feet have grown 2 sizes...

    it's fucked up, but my feet have grown 2 sizes ,since i was 30 . i wore an 11-e. now i wear a 13eee . @ 50yo . i used to
    wear box-toed usa carolinas, but they quit making them , so i wear chinese...
  16. JB Weld can fix most anything....

    JB Weld can fix most anything....
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    i have a forged toolmex TMX 8" 3jaw . depends on...

    i have a forged toolmex TMX 8" 3jaw . depends on the temperature in the shop and the material i'm
    chucking + how round and straight it is . on a 1" tg+p shaft it will average .0002 to .001 .

    i...
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    VIS from poland makes a very decent M.P.L. ....

    VIS from poland makes a very decent M.P.L. . around $100 on ebay for the 12"
    mine's hand scraped, and fits nicely in a makita blow molded 4" grinder case.
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    40 grit band on a belt sander/grinder to rough it...

    40 grit band on a belt sander/grinder to rough it out . use some kind of drill spindle or arbor to rotate the wheel .

    i'ne had good results with this one:

    200mm Dia Nylon Abrasive Grinding...
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    it's more of a 2 stroke issue. how convenient is...

    it's more of a 2 stroke issue. how convenient is it that blowers and chainsaws fail,
    and have disclaimers in the warrantees, while every car on the fucking road that's less than 40 years old runs...
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    cutters used to come in waxed butcher's paper ....

    cutters used to come in waxed butcher's paper . worked fine . i use wax paper to separate my regrinds. cheap as can be,
    and keeps edges from banging. you can't just throw milling cutters in a...
  22. i didn't want to be offensive here... but what...

    i didn't want to be offensive here... but what does anyone care, what someone else
    is trying to sell. i'd be pissed if it were my sale - and some third party , who
    obviously had no interest...
  23. just my humble opinion... but what do you care...

    just my humble opinion... but what do you care about his sale ? he has a tool
    for sale here...don't wan't it...don't buy it.
    he's a Lifer , as many of us are , and has earned the right to sell...
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    leblond is not still making manual lathes....

    leblond is not still making manual lathes. makino makes cnc. , nomore than south bend is making anything. its a rebadge rehash of labels and stickers. those speed "dial calculators" on the...
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    never tried sperm whale oil.... but bacon...

    never tried sperm whale oil.... but bacon grease is a great cutting oil . it makes the shop smell like breakfast though,
    and it's hard to work when you're hungry .

    maybe i should keep a blt...
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