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  1. Shouldn't we be tramming to whatever is holding...

    Shouldn't we be tramming to whatever is holding our work in order to eliminate as many errors as possible? So if holding in the vise, tram to the vise and if holding on the table, tram to the table.
  2. I will tram to my vise and then retram if doing...

    I will tram to my vise and then retram if doing anything on the table. It seems to me that it does not matter so much what the head relative to the table is but what the head is relative to the work...
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    +1,000 on PVC is bad to use for airlines. It...

    +1,000 on PVC is bad to use for airlines. It gets very brittle with age.

    I go from the compressor to a "Franzinator" which significantly cools the air and removes the vast majority of the water...
  4. I am a relative newbie but I can tram my mill...

    I am a relative newbie but I can tram my mill within a thou in a couple of minutes using a double indicator setup. Worth the money in my opinion since I check it more often because it is so easy. ...
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    I have had the magnet on for years and there are...

    I have had the magnet on for years and there are only a few chips bigger than dust. If it ever became a problem, it would not be hard to clean
  6. I bought an Easson setup from these people on...

    I bought an Easson setup from these people on AliExpress Shenzhen Siton Technology Co., Ltd

    Ask them about a longer scale - I know they had at least 50" scales. My cost was $400 for three 1...
  7. No, in parallel is additive for capacitance. In...

    No, in parallel is additive for capacitance. In series, you actually get a smaller capacitance value vs the individual capacitors.

    Series and Parallel Capacitors | Capacitors | Electronics...
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    I have bought NOS electric ones from Ingersol...

    I have bought NOS electric ones from Ingersol Rand on Ebay and they work real well for me for the last 7 - 8 years
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    Same here - works well.

    Same here - works well.
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    I second the moving air - I use the pivoting wall...

    I second the moving air - I use the pivoting wall mount fans. When working a lot in front of one in the winter, I will turn it off until I am done for the day.
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    In the high temperatures at the discharge valve,...

    In the high temperatures at the discharge valve, oxygen reacts with the oil.
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    The charge is in the main heat pump unit, not the...

    The charge is in the main heat pump unit, not the lines. The lines just have plastic caps on them when you purchase them. So you definitely need to pump your lines. Flushing was just an extra...
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    The Mitsubishi units are definitely nice. But I...

    The Mitsubishi units are definitely nice. But I purchased from here Mini Split AC - Ductless Air Conditioner - Heat Pumps because the cost was very reasonable and the unit comes precharged...
  14. Posting on the South Bend forum would make some...

    Posting on the South Bend forum would make some sense. If it violates the rules, hopefully people would be understanding.
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    I either dip in wax or wrap in the rust...

    I either dip in wax or wrap in the rust prevention paper that comes in precut squares. The paper requires labeling or unwrapping to see what you have unless you use paper shorter than the tool.
  16. I would like both of the screw thread...

    I would like both of the screw thread micrometers. Thanks, Ken
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    What Tool is this???

    I purchased these as part of a machine shop lot. The person selling the lot did not know what these were. It looks like the half moon slides up on the 2 posts and is locked down by the screw. ...
  18. I use solvents when necessary but I use CLP (gun...

    I use solvents when necessary but I use CLP (gun cleaner, lubricant, protectant) with scotch brite pads and plastic spatulas if I can. It is nice that it helps keep things from rusting during the...
  19. Parting and Inserts on a Small Lathe...

    Parting and Inserts on a Small Lathe
  20. I paid $5 for my mine, Qty 10, Ebay, China back...

    I paid $5 for my mine, Qty 10, Ebay, China back in 2013

    Ken
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    When building my shop, I had the trusses over...

    When building my shop, I had the trusses over engineered to support I-beams for a rolling bridge crane which I bolted and welded together (I do like to overbuild as much as possible). It would have...
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    Break-Free CLP and CLP Collector Long Term Gun...

    Break-Free CLP and CLP Collector Long Term Gun Storage Oil (Rated for 5 years)

    Prior to that, I used Fluid Film. The Break-Free products are nicer for things used frequently.
  23. No, mine is 3-phase. Why are you looking for...

    No, mine is 3-phase. Why are you looking for single phase? Isn't your mill 3-phase or did you replace the head motor?

    Ken
  24. I have one of these if this is the style you have...

    I have one of these if this is the style you have

    238856

    Ken
  25. I have the Swift Hitch - it works reasonably ok. ...

    I have the Swift Hitch - it works reasonably ok. Getting the right mounting location is important. I have not tried it on a forklift.

    Ken
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