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    WTB Acu-Rite 6" Scale

    Got one. Moderators can nix this post if they'd like.
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    The PO's decline started years ago under the...

    The PO's decline started years ago under the previous administration, and has really accelerated down the tubes recently. My cousins wife was the Post Master of their local PO for years, and was a...
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    Just an FYI. USPS Flat Rate is the same to all 50...

    Just an FYI. USPS Flat Rate is the same to all 50 states.
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    Wayne, at Bridgeport Knee Mill Parts in...

    Wayne, at Bridgeport Knee Mill Parts in stock-Bridgeport and Servo power feed parts and service is a hell of a resource for the old Servo drives. He still the parts I needed to get my 70 series Lagun...
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    When doing lifts on tower jobs and helicopter...

    When doing lifts on tower jobs and helicopter sling loads, I use nothing but USA Crosby. Not trusting my crews, or my life to some Chinesium crap made from who knows what, just to save a few bucks.
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    Thanks Brian, Already in the process of making...

    Thanks Brian,

    Already in the process of making a redneck power feed for the knee, with an extra hand crank(broken) that came with the mill. Cut off the handle and turned it down, and going to...
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    Got the Lagun up and running and real happy with...

    Got the Lagun up and running and real happy with it. Cut a test block of aluminum this evening, and all dimensions are within a half thou for length, width, and thickness no matter where I checked...
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    Yet another satisfied Hypertherm customer here.

    Yet another satisfied Hypertherm customer here.
  9. Holy balls, I'm ignoring both of you guys. Good...

    Holy balls, I'm ignoring both of you guys. Good grief.
  10. I'm sure as hell going to give ignore a try....

    I'm sure as hell going to give ignore a try. Jeezus H Keerist get a life!
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    :)That pronghorn is definitely lost! This...

    :)That pronghorn is definitely lost!

    This machine is basically in really nice shape. I got it on ebay, and had it sent to A&D Machine Rebuilders, who were just a few hours away from the seller,...
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    Lagun tips & tricks?

    Finally took delivery of a circa 1978 Lagun FTV-1. Any Lagun users out there have any "gotcha's" or "must do" things to look out for? Have already discovered that the Hi-Lo range selector knob is at...
  13. Thread: Nardini 1440E

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    Best place to look for damn near any machine...

    Best place to look for damn near any machine manual.

    Nardini | Ozark Tool Manuals & Books
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    I think the tube idea has real merit Denis. I'll...

    I think the tube idea has real merit Denis. I'll bet the ends would need nothing more than wadded up paper or foam. As long as it keeps the SE inboard of the ends of the tube, should be fine.
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    Received my 8" machined straight edge already....

    Received my 8" machined straight edge already. After placing the order Denis machined it, shipped it, and was in my hands in Alaska in about 3 days! Looks great. Not a void to be found, and very nice...
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    Thanks for posting the video Denis.......can't...

    Thanks for posting the video Denis.......can't wait to lay hands on it. Looks like you did a fine job on the milling!
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    It is fairly rigid via the boxed in design. Yes...

    It is fairly rigid via the boxed in design. Yes there is weld in each of the rectangular slots. It will definitely move to some small degree. One of the reasons I put the four leveling pads on the...
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    Certiflat Fab Block Table

    Just finished building a Certiflat 24"x48" FabBlock welding/fixture table from weld tables .com. Pretty happy with the fit/quality. It's made with 3/8" thick plate, with alternating 16mm holes and...
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    Really appreciate the feedback guys, thanks!

    Really appreciate the feedback guys, thanks!
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    For sure. The BP/clones are the small block Chevy...

    For sure. The BP/clones are the small block Chevy of mills, in regard to parts availability and price. This mill will be in a home shop, so it should have a pretty easy life, and not need much in...
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    Thanks adh2000, I got this one off ebay. That...

    Thanks adh2000, I got this one off ebay. That would have been one of those small world moments, if it had come from the same auction you bid on. What did you pick up?
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    Yes the extra mass over a Bridgeport can't hurt....

    Yes the extra mass over a Bridgeport can't hurt. Also has 16" of Y travel vs 12". Just seemed like a good bang for the buck mill.
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    I'll keep that in mind thanks. I'm running a VFD...

    I'll keep that in mind thanks. I'm running a VFD on my Rockwell, and it works great. Just that a static is a quarter of the cost of a VFD. May gamble the $90, and see if it works. H&W Machine Repair...
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    Lagun FTV-1 Advice/Tips

    Mainly a lurker here, as I don't know, a hell of a lot more than I do know.

    Just bought a used FTV-1 in Wisconsin. Since they're right there in the same state, I'm having it shipped direct to A&D...
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    My package arrived today. Probably the finest...

    My package arrived today. Probably the finest packing job I've ever seen! Tools look great. Thanks Jack!

    Jeff
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