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    It is the same RPM yes, but a different surface...

    It is the same RPM yes, but a different surface speed. Think of turning a part on the lathe, you need to speed it up as part gets smaller to keep the same surface speed.
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    Better birdwatching in Ireland, I hear.

    Better birdwatching in Ireland, I hear.
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    Can you go direct from green pulley to X pulley?...

    Can you go direct from green pulley to X pulley? So green pulley is driving X
  4. Hard to beat R8 for cheapness or easy to get....

    Hard to beat R8 for cheapness or easy to get. Thats probably the best thing about them.;)
  5. What are 5/8 round dies use for. I do blacksmith...

    What are 5/8 round dies use for. I do blacksmith work and I would use them to forge a tennon on a larger bar. Probably not what you are looking for.
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    I am sure the serious paintballers using argon...

    I am sure the serious paintballers using argon instead of co2 are doing it because if you shoot a lot of fast shots (over 100) the co2 cyl will get cold and loose pressure. There is also likleyhood...
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    Post #3 Lets hope brownlips gets what is...

    Post #3


    Lets hope brownlips gets what is comming to him and you and the company prosper from then on!
    :cheers:
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    Paintball gun puts out so little co2 I dont see...

    Paintball gun puts out so little co2 I dont see it ever working, back when I used to do that we would dump the entire bottle to try to get it cold and quickly fill again from a siphon tank. Even then...
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    Here is a small grinder (thank carbide bob for...

    Here is a small grinder (thank carbide bob for the suggestion) that would be much better that that bench grinder clamped to the drill press table.

    30" Blanchard Rotary Surface Grinder, 30 "...
  10. While you are looking through his pile you could...

    While you are looking through his pile you could help out the lady by putting anything you see that should be together, together. Just like items with like items, if it is easy. Categories like...
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    How often do you need to make this gear? Is it a...

    How often do you need to make this gear? Is it a common wear part?
  12. You can use a die head to make threads on the...

    You can use a die head to make threads on the ends of shafts if you have the right chasers.
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    Mcmaster has it in 1/8" :cheers: McMaster-Carr...

    Mcmaster has it in 1/8" :cheers:
    McMaster-Carr
    Look for: Tight-Tolerance Multipurpose 4140 Alloy Steel Rods (link wouldnt go straight there)
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    Pictures then?

    Pictures then?
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    Tapered pin? McMaster-Carr...

    Tapered pin?
    McMaster-Carr

    Jacobs taper?
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    No question that IF it fits in a flat rate post...

    No question that IF it fits in a flat rate post office box that is the best way to go and is always my first choice, but it is nice to have an affordable option now for larger or odd shapes.
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    Cable could be to stiff from dirt/rust, will oil...

    Cable could be to stiff from dirt/rust, will oil help it? I would use diesel with a little motor oil in it in a pump sprayer and climb up and spray it all. Cables need lube to be happy.
    I was really...
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    What is USPS large box size? 12x12x6? So UPS is...

    What is USPS large box size? 12x12x6? So UPS is double that and you are not locked in to using their boxes, you can use ANY box that meets the cubic inches.

    UPS link in first post has the chart of...
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    That uses cable and pulleys to raise and lower...

    That uses cable and pulleys to raise and lower right? Is there rust or some other problem with the pulleys that the winch can overcome but gravity can not?
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    A good chance those forks are some version of .4%...

    A good chance those forks are some version of .4% carbon. 1045,1144,4140,4340 but could also be almost anything, depending on brand and capacity.
    They would be good to get tested, could be tool...
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    If it was mine I would spend about 10 minutes to...

    If it was mine I would spend about 10 minutes to check some alignments. If the 10 min check looked good then go back in and do a real check, if the 10 minute check shows bad then no need to waste any...
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    I like this from UPS because we can use ANY box...

    I like this from UPS because we can use ANY box or odd shape as long as it is in the cubic inch specs. biggest square is 12x12x12 or 1728 cu in
    So straightedges that dennis makes a 36" might fit in...
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    UPS has flat rate shipping now!

    Heads up on the new UPS program called "simple rate"
    This seems a little better than the post office since we can use our own boxes, they are grouped by cubic inches, largest is 1728 cu in. all have...
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    Should be able to buy a new die from little...

    Should be able to buy a new die from little giant.
    Looks like a score!:cheers:
  25. Thanks Pete, Yes, PM on the way about payment.

    Thanks Pete,
    Yes, PM on the way about payment.
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