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    Flat brass strips in 360 series recipe.

    Larry, Thank you for your advice and what amounted to a goad for more research. This got into history going back to 1837 or close by, the Philadelphia mint and coinage, Budd wheels, of Troy, MI. and...
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    Flat brass strips in 360 series recipe.

    Engraver font copy was allegedly made of 1/2 or 3/4 hard brass in various letter styles and could be purchased 1 ea,2 ea and in a set designated 4 or 5 by how many letter A's it contained. Sooner or...
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    Gorton No. 1169-1 Panto collets

    Reis, Thanx.
    "Call (not email) the tech/parts guy at Gorton- he has been very helpful to me in the past.
    He has faxed me relevant pages of catalogs, and explained things. He may have a drawing...
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    Gorton No 1169-1 Panto collets

    Before I do my usual and proceed to re-invent the wheel, I decided to try here for tapers
    dimensions and the like. I just got a P!-2 engraving machine virtually naked. It was late
    enough to almost...
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    gpete, Phosphor bronze. Same idea as...

    gpete, Phosphor bronze. Same idea as trapdoor Springfield fire pin. Not prone to rusting in place and more dependable than steel of the day for the job, meaning that smooth
    machining in...
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    jstevenj, At rear inside receiver Remington used...

    jstevenj, At rear inside receiver Remington used a compression pad to absorb some of the slam and bang of barrel & bolt against the back wall. It has a "U" notch at bottom and is held in place by a...
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    The plot thickens! I wasn't clear enough about...

    The plot thickens! I wasn't clear enough about the UNK sleeve I have which with subsequent measurement using gage blox seems to suggest I have one with the Jarno taper. It measures .050 TPI....
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    For all the time I spent measuring a UNK, no...

    For all the time I spent measuring a UNK,
    no name 5C spindle sleeve, I should have passed
    on by this thread. After 60 years of packing this thing around, I'm finally convinced that I
    have a sleeve...
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    Baddog, Hit the search button and I think it...

    Baddog, Hit the search button and I think it is simply KOLEE .com, but get to their site and you will find the 2 machines they presently sell.
    This one will be closest to the B2060. You will...
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    Baddog, Hit the search button and I think it...

    Baddog, Hit the search button and I think it is simply KOLEE .com, but get to their site and you will find the 2 machines they presently sell.
    This one will be closest to the B2060. You will...
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    Baddog, You never got to price. That appears...

    Baddog, You never got to price. That appears to be a late BA 960 Lee, judging by size of the column in the rubber boot. It also has the end guards supplied for wet grinding. It has most of the...
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    Baddog, You never got to price. That appears...

    Baddog, You never got to price. That appears to be a late BA 960 Lee, judging by size of the column in the rubber boot. It also has the end guards supplied for wet grinding. It has most of the...
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    Good grief! Head for the local newspaper and get...

    Good grief! Head for the local newspaper and get some remnant UNPRINTED news print stock, wrap the parts in that keeping your fingers off the parts. When I did heavy duty bluing for dealers I would...
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    Tyrone! Are you telling us the painters were not...

    Tyrone! Are you telling us the painters were not peers of the realm by bloodline? (well those of them whose name must appear first)

    Tom Burgess Kalispell,MT.
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    Winch/Western used the 8 1/2G Large rifle primer...

    Winch/Western used the 8 1/2G Large rifle primer to load the 30 Newton through production to end and certain types of 300 H &H long range Match ammo( in usual yellow boxes) this stuff was still...
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    As a member of the senile delinquent set,with...

    As a member of the senile delinquent set,with enough seniority thereunto for avoidance of Politically correct verbal admonishment by my juniors ,I surmise that I should know better because informed...
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    Jamie, You set the rear end of the gage on...

    Jamie, You set the rear end of the gage on tooth # 3, slide the movable one on the slide bar of the unit and usually hook the # 1 tooth at juncture of the peg and short rear extension of the flat....
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    Look up Brown & Sharpe, That leads to Hexagon...

    Look up Brown & Sharpe, That leads to Hexagon Metrology, Which is a Swedish Conglomerate. Tesa and Lietz are part of it, Pierre Rolle France and Switerland, through Tesa, That leads to Etalon. and...
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    Well, there was a lot of what you'd find in a...

    Well, there was a lot of what you'd find in a heavy duty cow pasture. But Don would appreciate the Moo Jig borer at Wright- Pat. Didn't look bad and there were those nice wooden chests with the...
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    Jim K will probably nail this to the floor right...

    Jim K will probably nail this to the floor right off...Item number: 7565280861 (E-Bay) . I passed the listing right by at first, deciding it was a needlessly complicated spiral generator, but the...
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    Mef. The Lees are ubiquitous. Sort of like...

    Mef. The Lees are ubiquitous. Sort of like the Bridgeport. The 900 series came with several, belt drive types and pulley combinations to match. The version with the narrow belts was supposed to...
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    Mef. The Lees are ubiquitous. Sort of like...

    Mef. The Lees are ubiquitous. Sort of like the Bridgeport. The 900 series came with several, belt drive types and pulley combinations to match. The version with the narrow belts was supposed to...
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    I give up. The last strange one I found Jim K...

    I give up. The last strange one I found Jim K called and Forrest A won the bid. That was a goniometer. So what is this?
    7527394033 ( e- Bay item)

    tomas.
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    carpenters Blue chalk, rubbed into the teeth,...

    carpenters Blue chalk, rubbed into the teeth, turns to a flour like powder. Absorbs oils , hand prints and other no - no's, also prevents loading.
    You can wrap them in newspaper after chalking, in...
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    Bob, Face both ends of a piece of round TGP...

    Bob, Face both ends of a piece of round TGP stock or anything that is same diameter end for end. Center drill one end with at least a 3/4 dia center drill. Put some of that salve type flux sold...
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