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    Not the worst looking one I have seen. Being...

    Not the worst looking one I have seen.

    Being South Bend, is a definite plus.

    Any accessories that are around for it, will definitely add to the appeal. At the very least, a vise. No vise and...
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    The Money wasn't good ENOUGH! LOL!

    The Money wasn't good ENOUGH! LOL!
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    Yeah, that link on their page shows six different...

    Yeah, that link on their page shows six different extractors and the link sizes that go with.

    Sadly, while the US Gov't does not seem to feel that any of us 'Foreigners' can be trusted to be able...
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    Unless you happened to get one of the breech...

    Unless you happened to get one of the breech blocks with a firing pin that works just fine on a .25 case, but not on a .22...

    Silver solder on a new tip, build up with TIG, or scratch build, if...
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    Uhhh... yeah..... LOL! Great point! I was...

    Uhhh... yeah..... LOL! Great point!

    I was sorta thinking in terms of the Favorite, but I figure it's like as not, applicable to most of the .25's that would be considered for the conversion.
    ...
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    "That's not chatter, those are oil retention...

    "That's not chatter, those are oil retention grooves!"
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    The extractor for sure, the firing pin possibly....

    The extractor for sure, the firing pin possibly.

    The extractor is large enough to clear the outside of a .22 rim. You all, in the States have a couple different mail order sources, you will likely...
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    Give me a quote for parcel post to Canada. Postal...

    Give me a quote for parcel post to Canada. Postal Code (= ZIP) V0K1V0

    Can PayPal, send cash inna recycled Xmas card, whatever. PayPal works OK for me though.
  9. Sorta like you said that Nostalgia is no way to...

    Sorta like you said that Nostalgia is no way to run a railway, that seems like no way to run a business, if they don't sell direct and don't have the stuff on the shelf in retailers locations....
    ...
  10. Don't be too surprised if the number isn't theirs...

    Don't be too surprised if the number isn't theirs any more, as that .pdf dates back at least to 2014.

    But, good luck!

    I sorta planned around using only one type of consumables, I have a WP9 air...
  11. Is there a good reason to not bin it, in favor of...

    Is there a good reason to not bin it, in favor of a torch you can actually find consumables for about everywhere?

    I did find this...
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    If the barrel is straight, then making the swage...

    If the barrel is straight, then making the swage blocks is pretty easy, you want essentially a hole through a split bar, with a little space to spare. Squeeze it with a decent hydraulic press....
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    Meh. If it had actually been better than what he...

    Meh. If it had actually been better than what he had, room would have been found!

    Always.

    If only for as long as it took to be rid of the 'lower' machine!
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    That Hendey, even in "derelict' condition, is...

    That Hendey, even in "derelict' condition, is like to be less worn out than the average "New" lathe shaped object out of China.
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    Was that quote attributed to P&W, or was that...

    Was that quote attributed to P&W, or was that simply the author singing the praises of P&W, any idea?

    One book that comes to mind is the one on the Springfield Rifle, which goes through the entire...
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    That is awesome, because I was looking at the OP...

    That is awesome, because I was looking at the OP and thinking "half nothing, is still nothing, right?", and wondering if he'd send me a couple totes at that rate!

    Y'know, seeing as his prices were...
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    Saw the gage being used, did not know it's name....

    Saw the gage being used, did not know it's name. That was the swing down long shank indicator he used to check his final dimension, I think. No?

    That grinder looked an awful lot like the one that...
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    So, was the insert knurled? I would have thought...

    So, was the insert knurled? I would have thought the original build of this would have the thread section pressed in to the knob, possibly an upset operation (rivetting over the end) at the same time...
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    Like as not, Screwmachine above has nailed down...

    Like as not, Screwmachine above has nailed down almost all you can actually 'know'.

    Likely made inside the Company, for internal use, so no need to have any markings but perhaps their own more or...
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    Seems to me, most of the machining has to be...

    Seems to me, most of the machining has to be 'close enough', while the final grind to dimension needs to be pretty much 'bang on!'

    I won't suggest that the tolerances at the end, are within the...
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    Yeah, I have a FE-35 Diesel Deluxe from 1958,...

    Yeah, I have a FE-35 Diesel Deluxe from 1958, that predates the Massey Ferguson buying of Perkins, mine has a 4 cylinder Standard Engine Co. Diesel, and I have found out that they are still making...
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    Looks like a scene out of a Bull Of the Woods...

    Looks like a scene out of a Bull Of the Woods cartoon, except cleaner, and better lit!

    LULZ! at the guy at 23:30, who has obviously figured out that a bedsheet may be comfortable, but with enough...
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    The basic problem with that, as I see it, is that...

    The basic problem with that, as I see it, is that you can do so much better, with a lot less work!
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    Nope. Every job I had before my career, was at...

    Nope. Every job I had before my career, was at exactly the same hourly wage as the rest of the folks working there.
    When I Joined the Military, my job was part of the public record, and if you...
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    That is the basic principle of a Keen-Sert thread...

    That is the basic principle of a Keen-Sert thread repair, slightly different than a Helicoil.

    Nice thing about Keen-Serts is they use standard thread taps for installation.

    Personally, what I...
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