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    This appears to be his Facebook page: Craig...

    This appears to be his Facebook page: Craig Donges | Facebook You could always ask him there.

    FWIW

    -Ron
  2. I understand about the gear covers but my concern...

    I understand about the gear covers but my concern is that chips, swarf, misc. bits seem to fly EVERYWHERE, even places that seem to defy physics in my shop. Unless something is hermetically sealed,...
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    We've well passed the "ludicrous" stage here...

    We've well passed the "ludicrous" stage here guys. Most everything you mention has been tried, and failed miserably (except the magnet, no one would be so silly I hope). Multi-barrels in a rifle...
  4. Glad to hear you've got it all back together and...

    Glad to hear you've got it all back together and running. One thing that concerns me (JMHO) is using gear lube on the side gears. There is a good chance that the lube can collect swarf, chips, etc....
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    Are you aware that there are different kinds of...

    Are you aware that there are different kinds of dies? Those for cutting threads and those for re-threading or cleaning up threads. You could get a sharp cutting die as metalmagpie suggests but with...
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    I don't like using "iffy" brake calipers on my...

    I don't like using "iffy" brake calipers on my motorcycle. Can I suggest you bite the bullet and find an new caliper?

    JMHO

    -Ron
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    [QUOTE=jim rozen;3523014] You left out how...

    You left out how the part was measured (and with what) as well as any possible temperature variations. :)

    FWIW

    -Ron
  8. Saw them here: MORSE TAPER #2 COLLET SET (7 PCS)...

    Saw them here: MORSE TAPER #2 COLLET SET (7 PCS) METRIC #C94 | CTC Tools but they are "out of stock". Plenty of sources if you don't mind having them shipped from Great Britain:

    MT2 Collets -...
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    Here is a copy (not the greatest) of the Model 40...

    Here is a copy (not the greatest) of the Model 40 Instruction manual and parts list:

    manual model 40 and parts list.pdf - Google Drive

    Hope that helps,

    -Ron
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    I would think you should avoid epoxy all together...

    I would think you should avoid epoxy all together as it is heat sensitive and can also be affected by humidity or oils. Bolting in a plate and cutting/grinding flush to the table really seems like...
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    Okay, when you say "slow" are you talking about...

    Okay, when you say "slow" are you talking about the load speed of the web site or the "short bus" version of the content? :D

    Had to ask.

    -Ron
  12. Basically, you already answered your own question...

    Basically, you already answered your own question -

    - AXA is more easily found
    ...
    - AXA is inherently more rigid due to size and mass

    Two qualities that are very important.

    JMHO
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    Try running a tap through the collet that "stops"...

    Try running a tap through the collet that "stops" before being tightened. It could be that the threads are just rough after a certain point.

    JMHO

    -Ron
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    Why not just mill it with a 60 (or 90, etc)...

    Why not just mill it with a 60 (or 90, etc) degree point end mill? 60 Degree Point Drill Mills

    -Ron
  15. Does the clutch lever plunger move freely? ...

    Does the clutch lever plunger move freely?

    http://www.arcaneiron.com/misc/clutchlever.png

    Other than that I can't see anything wrong from the pic.

    -Ron
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    This happened around the time of the daylight...

    This happened around the time of the daylight savings change? Is it possible that someone tried to change the time on the microwave and inadvertently set the timer to run instead and walked away? ...
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    One of the nicer 11" SBs that I've seen. Makes...

    One of the nicer 11" SBs that I've seen. Makes me jealous. :D

    -Ron
  18. That wasn't Al Babin, that was the owner of Plaza...

    That wasn't Al Babin, that was the owner of Plaza Machinery that passed away. Though after his passing Al Babin registered a very similar site name to try and leverage their good name for his use.
    ...
  19. His frauds have gone nation wide. I see him...

    His frauds have gone nation wide. I see him posting machines on our local Craigs List showing his address as Omaha, NE but the links take you to his main web site, which doesn't show an address.
    ...
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    Come on! You guys are missing the point, it's...

    Come on! You guys are missing the point, it's "VINTAGE"!

    In the immortal words of Bugs Bunny, "What a maroon."

    -Ron
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    IMO, a person might be best off with a injection...

    IMO, a person might be best off with a injection molded part with uni-directional carbon fiber and some kind of poly base. I was looking in to making AR lowers in that manner.

    As far a the .45...
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    Scroll on down to the "NMTB (Quick change)...

    Scroll on down to the "NMTB (Quick change) Shanks". Machine Tool Shanks (Tapers) I think that you'll find it to be an NMTB 30.

    Hope that helps,

    -Ron
  23. Is it plugged straight in to the outlet or are...

    Is it plugged straight in to the outlet or are you using an extension cord? If using a cord, get a lower gauge (bigger) cord or move the machine close enough to plug it in.

    In before the close.
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    Give the guy a break. He was just being...

    Give the guy a break. He was just being personal/polite with his intro. To the OP, what Doug is trying to say is, it is better (and forum rules) to start a thread with a descriptive title to...
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    Okay, here are a few pics of the compound...

    Okay, here are a few pics of the compound screw/nut. (My pics probably don't do it justice.)

    http://www.arcaneiron.com/machines/compoundscrew03.jpg

    ...
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