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    It's for cylinder heads for my model boat...

    It's for cylinder heads for my model boat engines, supposed to cut OK.

    It conducts heat very well and matches the thermal expansion of the brass liners.
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    Thanks, I see it listed in round bar, just 12'...

    Thanks, I see it listed in round bar, just 12' lengths:

    4032-T6, T651 Aluminum Round Bar - A & C Metals & Sawing, Inc.
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    4032 aluminum drops?

    Looking for a small amount (1-2') 1 1/2" 4032 round bar. Will take square, hex, plate etc. if that's all there is.

    No luck anywhere, tried Speedy, On-line metals, McMaster and general google...
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    Ahhh retirement, congratulations. Been four...

    Ahhh retirement, congratulations. Been four years for me but I left early at 57, busier now than ever.

    "Retirement is where every day is Saturday and on Sunday you don't havta think about going...
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    I'll second the Black Diamond, I got an old style...

    I'll second the Black Diamond, I got an old style and restored it. Bought parts off Fleebay and can go from #80 to 3/4". I've split the point on a 3/64" drill with it.
    ...
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    Was it half price? That's what pisses me off...

    Was it half price?

    That's what pisses me off with this shit, pure corporate greed.

    Thank you, Walter is now off my supplier list.
  7. I just went through this and went with a three...

    I just went through this and went with a three phase 3/4 hp motor and cheap ABB drive.

    Works great.
  8. My Emco was out 0.005" when I checked it: ...

    My Emco was out 0.005" when I checked it:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Rp-433f0yU&t=95s

    When you say the "tooling side of the bar", do you mean the top or the side of the bar?

    I'd...
  9. Up here in Kanuckistan a red state is liberal, so...

    Up here in Kanuckistan a red state is liberal, so what about Californica?

    Here's their next governor:

    ...
  10. I used a Criterion 202 for years on my little...

    I used a Criterion 202 for years on my little Clausing mill and could never bore bearing pockets etc. or anything else "close".

    That all changed when I finally found a used Wolhaupter in decent...
  11. I did this a couple of years ago: ...

    I did this a couple of years ago:

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/lathe-alignment-emco-super11-324468/?highlight=emco+headstock+alignment

    You could also just do this to get it to...
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    Here's specs on the two in case you haven't seen...

    Here's specs on the two in case you haven't seen them already:

    Emco Emcomat, Maximat & Mentor 7, V7, V7L, V8, 8.4, 8.6 & 10 lathes

    Weiler LX260, LZ280 & LZ300 Lathes

    There's a fairly active...
  13. Lots of good info on that first site, thanks. ...

    Lots of good info on that first site, thanks.

    Looks like the finish is pretty rough for DMLS in 17-4?

    Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) : Additive Manufacturing

    ...
  14. Most of these are cast in 20C beryllium copper as...

    Most of these are cast in 20C beryllium copper as it's usually strong enough (80 ksi) and casts well. As Manny said the problem with this much pitch is the blades bend and "unfold", you can heat...
  15. I should take Manny's advice and just keep...

    I should take Manny's advice and just keep getting them cast, it looks like the process for printing 17-4 is complicated ($$$) and the results I've seen are less than spectacular. I do have to do a...
  16. Thanks, did quite a bit of digging and didn't see...

    Thanks, did quite a bit of digging and didn't see anyone printing 17-4, I'll give them a call.

    edit: musta been putting the wrong mix into the Google machine, looking for "3D printing" and "17-4"...
  17. High tensile strength alloys for 3D printing?

    Looking into getting some propellers printed for my R/C boats and not finding a lot of info.

    I'm currently making my own wax (just starting to 3D print it) and having a jeweler investment cast...
  18. Check with Ginus in the Netherlands: ...

    Check with Ginus in the Netherlands:

    Draaibanken | Machinehandel Bos. A.G Steenwijk
  19. I have the same unit, as mentioned you need to...

    I have the same unit, as mentioned you need to make a bracket, mine mounts to the headstock where a couple holes were located for the splash guard.

    ...
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    Ya, sorry about that, my momma never had to tell...

    Ya, sorry about that, my momma never had to tell me to clean my room, lol.

    We're all different, for me there's a place for everything and everything must be in it's place.

    My toolmaker buddy...
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    I thought about grinding it in place but couldn't...

    I thought about grinding it in place but couldn't figure out a good way to hold it and get the taper right. Was going to change the bearings anyway so figured I'd do it on the lathe.

    Took quite a...
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    Sadly they're not made anymore, it's an NSK...

    Sadly they're not made anymore, it's an NSK Falcon G1. A toolmaker buddy made the cradle that uses a precision leadscrew so I can feed in tenths. I originally got it to grind hard chrome on a taper...
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    Had the interior done with some Benjamin Moore...

    Had the interior done with some Benjamin Moore like that a few years ago, the painter was excellent and thinned it with water to his liking.
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    Just a little sore arm the day after Pfizer for...

    Just a little sore arm the day after Pfizer for me.

    Actually it wasn't as sore as our annual flu shot. Now hopefully I don't havta wait until July 25th for the second dose.
  25. Anything made first world is gonna be first world...

    Anything made first world is gonna be first world price IMHO.

    The options are to suck it up, buy used, NOS or get the "quality offshore" product.

    I watch Fleebay a lot...
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