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    Please note I am not an electrical engineer, or a...

    Please note I am not an electrical engineer, or a grinding expert.
    I would just like to say that for me, on my old B&S Micromaster using a VFD where the spindle and starter coil are the only...
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    The stove looks like a real find. I think you...

    The stove looks like a real find. I think you also said something in the OP about a lantern. Probably a lot less need for a lantern at the 45th parallel this time of year than in Texas. Stays light a...
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    If you can line up your spindle with a window or...

    If you can line up your spindle with a window or door that may help also. Just schedule your work so those jobs are done spring and fall when the weather's nice. ;)
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    I use a bar that was made for pulling railroad...

    I use a bar that was made for pulling railroad spikes. Has a big end and a little end. Both have their place. My son found it in the river while fishing about 25 years ago (next to the tracks). He...
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    Very detailed information on rifling head and...

    Very detailed information on rifling head and cutter design is in the Lautard/Webb video/booklet I referenced in a previous post. It appears to still be available.
    rmv
    Well, I cannot get the link...
  6. Hi Walter, This is what I did on some springs I...

    Hi Walter, This is what I did on some springs I made out of 1095.
    1. anneal @ 1400 in a closed pipe full of ashes. I had done some hot forming and just wanted to even out the grain. The...
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    Guy Lautard put out video/booklet with a guy...

    Guy Lautard put out video/booklet with a guy named Bill Webb about 20 years ago. He may still be alive and selling them. Google him, also, Cliff La Bounty has a book out. I have not read his but can...
  8. bonestock, I am looking for a used 10 hp Phase...

    bonestock, I am looking for a used 10 hp Phase Perfect, is yours a 10 and is it for sale?
    Thanks,
    Dennis
  9. Consider making as best a drawing from the worn...

    Consider making as best a drawing from the worn area of your existing part as you can, then send the part to this guy;

    restorative welding Museum quality TIG welding of antique firearms and edged...
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    The Heritage Museum here in town (Libby, Montana)...

    The Heritage Museum here in town (Libby, Montana) has a Shay they are working on getting back "on track", and an old passenger car that supposedly dates back to the Civil war. The passenger car was a...
  11. Buy 2 like scojen said, when the first one just...

    Buy 2 like scojen said, when the first one just starts to wear or lose the tips, dub the tips off with a stone and use that one for your first pass down the middle. It will hold up a lot better with...
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    Mine has 3 pairs of buttons; feed hold, spindle...

    Mine has 3 pairs of buttons; feed hold, spindle and panic. Panic "on" must be pressed to get the control up. Also, even tho I don't have a tool changer it requires air pressure to get the control up.
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    The literature I have with my 16" gives similar...

    The literature I have with my 16" gives similar data to Morsetaper2's. The range is 2650 on the low end for a 14"SG cone pulley drive (net weight, no motor) to 3400 on the high end for a 14"BG (with...
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    Just wanted to say, "thanks" for all the ideas. I...

    Just wanted to say, "thanks" for all the ideas. I gave up on Bobcad. Bought a piece of software called "Shadcomm" from Albright CNC, he's the guy in Bozeman that supports Bandits. It turned out to be...
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    Ok, I am guilty of being at the "Run, Spot, Run,"...

    Ok, I am guilty of being at the "Run, Spot, Run," level of being able to figure out out computer stuff. I don't have a clue about what "Grand Theft Auto 2" or "Pong" even are.
    My theory was to be...
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    HU, thanks for the reply, please bear in mind I...

    HU, thanks for the reply, please bear in mind I am a machinist, not a computer whiz. My goal at this point is to just be able to save proven programs so I can reload. If there is a simpler way than...
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    Bandit communication help needed

    Does anybody still use a Bandit? I have a Bobcad V19 that I cannot get to communicate to my Bandit. I do have a factory cable I got from Lenny a few years ago and he thought it would be no trouble to...
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    After being asked by at least a 1000 (so it...

    After being asked by at least a 1000 (so it seemed) customers for a cost estimate I started replying," I will work up an estimate accurate to 2 decimal places and give it to you with the finished...
  19. You can vaporize them pretty good with an old BB...

    You can vaporize them pretty good with an old BB or pellet gun. Don't use a projectile, the compressed air will make them disapear. Range is limited, maybe a foot or so but maniacal satisfaction;...
  20. When I look at that die filer it looks like it...

    When I look at that die filer it looks like it was a Cole Drill in it's first life. Or did Cole make die filers too? Or am I just seeing things?
    kootne
  21. Somebody out there needs to upgrade from a 20 to...

    Somebody out there needs to upgrade from a 20 to a 30 and make Milacron a deal on your used 20 so I can buy his used 10. Thanks in advance :)
    kootne
  22. Milacron, I note that you reference selling your...

    Milacron, I note that you reference selling your 10 HP, I would be very interested in being the buyer if you haven't already lined one up.
    kootne
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    If for some reason Alan doesn't take it, I will. ...

    If for some reason Alan doesn't take it, I will.
    Thanks,
    kootne
  24. Previous place I worked we dumped it in a horse...

    Previous place I worked we dumped it in a horse watering tank, skimmered the oil off and let it evaporate. Worked pretty good in Wyoming where the humidity was about nothing and the rainfall was less...
  25. If you don't mind picking through scrap, find a...

    If you don't mind picking through scrap, find a place that might have a defunct cast iron gate valve. Course, the price of scrap these last few years, maybe those old gate valves have ended up in our...
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