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  1. I'd use a hand-held plasma and a guide. With very...

    I'd use a hand-held plasma and a guide. With very little experience with a hypertherm drag tip you can make very precise cuts.
  2. The stop rod is a Series II Special part. The...

    The stop rod is a Series II Special part. The full, original Series II used stop dogs that mounted in the front tee slot and mechanically moved the feed lever into neutral.
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    But not everybody has the means to pick up...

    But not everybody has the means to pick up something that heavy and take it to Fastenal. While it would be cool to add it to the "to do" pile, it would require someone to fetch and ship.
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    I asked and he can't ship.

    I asked and he can't ship.
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    I used a Kurt drawbar for a while on my mill. It...

    I used a Kurt drawbar for a while on my mill. It was a 3 button control. There was a separate red button on the side that moved the butterfly wrench up and down to engage with the drawbar, and the...
  6. May I ask what you made/reworked that required...

    May I ask what you made/reworked that required such a large hammer? To bad its currently decomissioned, it would be fun to take for a test drive.
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    Cleanliness is the secret of silver brazing. If...

    Cleanliness is the secret of silver brazing. If water beads up on the part, its not clean enough. I use spray on oven cleaner to remove all oils. The flux needs to be applied to the cold part. ...
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    I swear every OEM must have all new hires repeat...

    I swear every OEM must have all new hires repeat that phrase constantly for their first week of employment. I've been in a green equipment dealership and been given that line by the service manager....
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    Yes, the screw you see is what elevates the arm. ...

    Yes, the screw you see is what elevates the arm. The screw is supposed to be stationary and the nut spins around the screw to raise and lower the arm. If the screw is turning, it is in the safety...
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    Regarding water testing, when I saw the Big Boy...

    Regarding water testing, when I saw the Big Boy stop in Iowa a couple of weeks ago, one of the first things that was done was to blow down some water so they could catch a sample for testing. The...
  11. You don't state the size of the tank, but it was...

    You don't state the size of the tank, but it was about a 300 PSI pressure vessel. It will be heavy and may not be worth it even at scrap price.

    As for using a galvanized tank from the farm store,...
  12. Isn't ownership great!

    Isn't ownership great!
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    Now thats cool!

    Now thats cool!
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    I have a 75 ton Dake. The trucking company...

    I have a 75 ton Dake. The trucking company weighed it at 915 lb on its way here.
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    IME it wants to collapse and bind the tool. I'd...

    IME it wants to collapse and bind the tool. I'd core drill it first and ream as little as I thought possible. Someone else can probably answer better, but I think you want more back taper on the...
  16. I have one of those machines, and I would like...

    I have one of those machines, and I would like the head for spares.
  17. Thread: Draw tube STUCK!

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    With all due respect to the other poster's...

    With all due respect to the other poster's experience, I'd still bore it out if about 20 tons won't move it.

    I have the equipment to horse out most things. But I have found once I get past about...
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    Mr. Murphy was playing at the top of his game on...

    Mr. Murphy was playing at the top of his game on that one.
  19. I will pass. That is a #50 Tenthset on a QC...

    I will pass. That is a #50 Tenthset on a QC (Quick Change) 30 shank. Kwik Switch was a Universal Tool shank that wasn't standard to anything but itself.
  20. There are three sizes, 38,50, and 62. Which is...

    There are three sizes, 38,50, and 62. Which is yours? I'm interested if its a 50 or 62 and its undamaged when you remove the black auxiliary boring bar holder.
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    I think the weight and speed won't be a problem. ...

    I think the weight and speed won't be a problem. My greatest concern would be keeping the oil cool. That is a hot environment and there will be lots of intimate contact between 800F aluminum and...
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    Directly from a sales brochure: A very...

    Directly from a sales brochure:

    A very effective safety unit is provided in the form of an angular clutch at the top of the stationary elevating screw which automatically disengages and instantly...
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    800F vs 800C

    800F vs 800C
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    Is standard guillotine shear configuration...

    Is standard guillotine shear configuration acceptable, or does each blade need to confine two sides to minimize distortion? For curiosity's sake, what is the shear strength of 800F aluminum straight...
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    What vintage and size? I have a book on newer...

    What vintage and size? I have a book on newer little unit. The YOM is on the end of the arm.

    ISTR later model units had a safety on the screw that actually mechanically disengaged the screw, but...
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