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  1. I'm far from convinced of any advantage (I'd...

    I'm far from convinced of any advantage (I'd prefer a synchronous machine), but UK Ebay item number 203178307853 fits your description. It's definitely old, since it's got class A insulation.

    No...
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    It's possible that they are trying to limit the...

    It's possible that they are trying to limit the number of people coming to the customer centres because of the coronavirus.
  3. Federal merged with Mahr in 1999. I've got a...

    Federal merged with Mahr in 1999.

    I've got a couple of Mahr Extramess 2001's and love them.
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    Longer answer: you can extend the table with a...

    Longer answer: you can extend the table with a tooling plate, but the travel will remain just the same.
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    Copyright Guy Lautard 1988. I think the 1946...

    Copyright Guy Lautard 1988.

    I think the 1946 is Guy's mum and dad's copyright on Guy.
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    I'm afraid that with the availability of 'print...

    I'm afraid that with the availability of 'print on demand' publishing, a long term out of print book should be regarded as an abandonned asset.
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    That's also the reason that Guy never published...

    That's also the reason that Guy never published the fourth volume.
  8. I've got Rotabroach cutters down to 12mm, which...

    I've got Rotabroach cutters down to 12mm, which is pretty close to 7/16" and that size works fine.
  9. I wonder if it's possible that the casting has...

    I wonder if it's possible that the casting has shrunk or distorted since it was new? When I rebuilt my Hardinge HLV (no -H) some of the holes in the apron gearbox and its cover were 1 thou undersize...
  10. Have a look at this thread:- new hardinge...

    Have a look at this thread:-

    new hardinge badges made on the cricut
  11. I used a die grinder/dremmeloid on the bed of the...

    I used a die grinder/dremmeloid on the bed of the Hardinge HLV. Roughing with bullet Al-Ox points and finishing with bullet cratex points. The technique I used was to swipe the point sideways, taking...
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    Tyrone:- MIL here in Rugby (85) gets her second...

    Tyrone:- MIL here in Rugby (85) gets her second shot this Friday, three weeks after the first one. My mum (87), down in Essex asked her doctor about vaccinations and was told that they haven't heard...
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    They aren't different. X is long axis and Z is...

    They aren't different. X is long axis and Z is spindle axis. Always.
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    They have proposed postponing the second dose...

    They have proposed postponing the second dose beyond the planned interval in order to allow more people to get the first dose in a given time. There are arguments against this due to it not having...
  15. three thoughts, use one or more:- Run air if...

    three thoughts, use one or more:-

    Run air if you need chip evacuation and carbide cutters so you don't need coolant.

    If you must use plain water, paint the entire table with a zink rich 'cold...
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    I'm in the UK, but up in Rugby so not good for...

    I'm in the UK, but up in Rugby so not good for Guildford. I was an electrical engineer when I started work though and was even a 'Competent person' according to the Wiring Regs!

    A few things:-...
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    Just to help you:- What is Epidemiology? ...

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    Essentially it boils down to all data that they have on the real world effectiveness of masks is all anecdotal. If that is the case than why aren't we allowed to look at "real...
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    I had a 1969 BSA B25 Starfire (250) in 1978 which...

    I had a 1969 BSA B25 Starfire (250) in 1978 which poked the rod out of bed. Sawed and ground off the rear engine mounts and got a pair hacked out of angle iron welded back into the frame using a...
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    Plenty of slag to protect the metal!

    Plenty of slag to protect the metal!
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    The non fuel elements of reactors are chosen so...

    The non fuel elements of reactors are chosen so that they can survive irradiation and their irradiation products have relatively short half lives. This is a significant part of the reasearch effort...
  21. The bearings are the same, the bearing locations...

    The bearings are the same, the bearing locations are the same. The spindles will swap withour problem.
  22. Yes, it's to even out wear on the plate. I'm not...

    Yes, it's to even out wear on the plate. I'm not sure how many workshops bother with the practice!

    Both of my Crown Windley (who became Eley Metrology) surface tables have five point mounts. Three...
  23. Compare the prices of a rotary converter and a...

    Compare the prices of a rotary converter and a 240V in, 415V out inverter from DrivesDirect.

    I've currently got a 7hp version of the drivesdirect box and so far it's going well. They modify...
  24. So they bought shares thinking that they were...

    So they bought shares thinking that they were priced too low for the 'underlying value' of the company and then complained that the company was not creating more value for those shares?

    Sound's...
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    The VFD takes all of the inputs and converts them...

    The VFD takes all of the inputs and converts them to a common DC. Then it generates the outputs from the DC, so it would produce more equal outputs, but not by adjusting individual phases. The...
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