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    If you have more i’d like the same deal. e h m...

    If you have more i’d like the same deal.

    e h m co fab at g male dot com

    smt
  2. That calumny again. :) Shapers are seldom...

    That calumny again. :)

    Shapers are seldom used because they are not nearly as versatile as a turret mill. Fixture the job once on a T-M and change tools to do every operation: drill
    , slot,...
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    If you are working with small pieces of hardened...

    If you are working with small pieces of hardened steel the surface grinder is appropriate. Can also be used in a manner to attain excellent bright finishes.
    However, surface grinding is very time...
  4. While we’re keeping accounts straight....:) ...

    While we’re keeping accounts straight....:)




    No, BTFabrication first mentioned gun drills in the sense of being extremely expensive.

    I merely pointed out that if such were the choice, they...
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    Pete - OP said Being from France maybe he saw...

    Pete - OP said

    Being from France maybe he saw my planer on Vielle machines a courroies plats & wanted more info. :)

    ( more joking if not obvious. Though the planer is on that site.)

    To...
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    My 35 yr old import mag drill will certainly...

    My 35 yr old import mag drill will certainly drill 7 - 8” deep with one reposition of the drill motor in the T_slot carrier. One of the reason I bought an import at the time. But it can be a factor...
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    310564310565310566 You can plane them both at...

    310564310565310566

    You can plane them both at the same time with good cutting oil & sharp tool. This is an auxilliary table made & planed for one of my table saws with a slider section.

    FWIW...
  8. Just o.ut of curiosity since I have no personal...

    Just o.ut of curiosity since I have no personal experience-

    Given that sailboats have a lot of added mass down low anyway, is there reason to not make the log out of thinner wall stainless tube?
    ...
  9. Thanks, Nick. smt

    Thanks, Nick.

    smt
  10. I tend to agree with the sentiments expressed by...

    I tend to agree with the sentiments expressed by regulars here regarding lazy/poor presentation by the OP that might also best be Posted in the FS forum.

    My language is seldom exemplary.
    However,...
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    That’s a, ahem, cool idea! I’d try it. Easy...

    That’s a, ahem, cool idea!

    I’d try it.

    Easy to practice on scrap.

    smt

    (Re: post # 29)
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    Well if the cranks are not breaking & he likes A2...

    Well if the cranks are not breaking & he likes A2 that’s good.
    Agree about lube issues, though.
    Hudson is a good source for S7 if that is preferred. They used to sell drops but agree it is a bit...
  13. Do you know for sure the original shop was using...

    Do you know for sure the original shop was using a long arbor as sketched or is that your suggestion?
    I wonder if they were actually using something like an Aeon projection tool for the saw. (And...
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    It takes a relatively large wheel to hold thread...

    It takes a relatively large wheel to hold thread profile for any thread length.
    As has been stated, will likely require rough & finish pass(es) so will need dressed at least once. IOW no way...
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    The disconnects look oldish, but I think the...

    The disconnects look oldish, but I think the machines are newer than Ww2.

    From any angle, the 5 spindles are a tell for Davenport.
    Friend used to run them and would bring spindles & components...
  16. Doug- A little more to the story: I saw one...

    Doug-

    A little more to the story:
    I saw one of Brzostek’s auctions that was a junk/consignment store in Syracuse with some obscure pictures of the machines & no description. The way they were...
  17. A few years ago I bought a couple Burgy double...

    A few years ago I bought a couple Burgy double aughts because I do a lot of c—drill, tap drill, tap, chamfer ops. Ended up never using because I realized the other critical part was that the drill...
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    Richard- Infeed, thick urethane rolls ~70 duro...

    Richard-

    Infeed, thick urethane rolls ~70 duro A give a reasonable compliance for varying thickness boards at the same time if the machine was not offered or equipped with sectional infeed roll. ...
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    Not going to recommend the planers I put them...

    Not going to recommend the planers I put them in....

    However 30 yrs ago I cast a set of urethane infeed & outfeed rolls for my 20” planer and have been pleased with them ever since. I cast...
  20. In the very early 70’s an “elderly” :) machinist...

    In the very early 70’s an “elderly” :) machinist had allowed me to befriend him (Pete Raun, his nephew used to post on here). He told me they should be faced and then bored round on a Tobin arp...
  21. The 250 rods were certainly the pin in that...

    The 250 rods were certainly the pin in that grenade. I’ve never been clear how much the trident rods were changed, if they were? During the 70’s Brit bikes primarily Triumphs were a big part of my...
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    I want to like Northfield and would probably buy...

    I want to like Northfield and would probably buy some models if cheap at auction.

    However their 2 screw tippy - table single surface planers are just plain archaic. Many, many versions of that...
  23. Sounds like “traditional” fabrics & some form of...

    Sounds like “traditional” fabrics & some form of white/yellow glues work fine.
    Any fabric is probably going to be better than original paper back.

    I have read about adding glycerine to hot hide...
  24. Best backer for roll-top type slats?

    Lazy, did not google anything yet.

    Old client that has spent quite a bit with me for new furniture in past decades sent the rolled up slats from a roll top by another maker hoping i can...
  25. Actually that was the rational used to “explain”...

    Actually that was the rational used to “explain” to the board & resistant faction of shareholders why they were taking over.

    Since that was a couple years ago they apparently were not asset...
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