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  1. I rented the surge brake pintle hitch one from...

    I rented the surge brake pintle hitch one from Sunbelt, far and away the nicest towing trailer I have ever towed. I hauled my Lodge & Shipley power turn on it, 8500lbs and it towed so nice you...
  2. This thread is closed, no mention of Harbor...

    This thread is closed, no mention of Harbor Freight!!!
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    Lath goes on the studs then you plaster the wall,...

    Lath goes on the studs then you plaster the wall, before they had sheetrock. If you mean lathe that is a machine for turning. Your collets are cheap china crap, buy some Hardinge collets and your...
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    Draw bar looks like its from a 16"

    Draw bar looks like its from a 16"
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    Look at the box, it clearly says #5 They look...

    Look at the box, it clearly says #5 They look like new, Priced any decent 5c collets lately? That is a very good price for just the collets alone not counting the draw bar.
  6. Parabolic drills are for deep holes, they...

    Parabolic drills are for deep holes, they evacuate chips better than normal drills. The down side is they are a bit fragile.
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    There are tons of nice hi quality used 4 jaw...

    There are tons of nice hi quality used 4 jaw chucks around, why waste your money on a chinese POS??????
  8. I gas weld 2 stroke tuned pipes.

    I gas weld 2 stroke tuned pipes.
  9. I had one at a Bridgeport CNC, that machine had...

    I had one at a Bridgeport CNC, that machine had gremlins Big time. It was always doing something unexpected. Service guy said to take it out, it creates a ground loop when you are grounded back to...
  10. Glad you are still with us, seems like a lot of...

    Glad you are still with us, seems like a lot of folks I like around here are taking a dirt nap.
  11. I keep the foot control on the floor. I have my...

    I keep the foot control on the floor. I have my cooler and about 20 type of welding rod on top of my welder.
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    Fix the servo shift and use a R P C to run it....

    Fix the servo shift and use a R P C to run it. The servo shift is a simple system and is very reliable. In about 15 years of daily use the only thing that has happened to mine is a wire to the brake...
  13. Painted floors suck. White metal walls and...

    Painted floors suck. White metal walls and ceiling are wonderful.
  14. What happened to the guy from Maine Who used to post photos of the old logging trucks

    He was restoring an old engine, making patterns, casting the parts and machining them as well. I think he was a school teacher. I really enjoyed reading his posts. Is anyone in touch with him? can we...
  15. Lots of work for something you can buy for small...

    Lots of work for something you can buy for small money. Not very useful on a knee mill without a nice thick sub plate as you can easily flex the table enough to cause it to bind.
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    In the late 70s - early 80s I worked for Kawasaki...

    In the late 70s - early 80s I worked for Kawasaki snowmobile R&D, we did 5/8" diameter curls on the edge of the running boards when we made tunnels. We used a press brake with 2 sets of dies, one set...
  17. Good idea, S B's are hobby lathes now days, if...

    Good idea, S B's are hobby lathes now days, if you want to get any real work done you need a real lathe not a lathe shaped object. I know, I have a SB and 3 other real lathes.
  18. I'll go 75.00

    I'll go 75.00
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    Everybody will flame me for this, try 308 rod. I...

    Everybody will flame me for this, try 308 rod. I have run into the same issue. Once it was argon, changed the bottle and it all went to shit. Change the bottle again and all is good. 308 is SS but it...
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    Measure the spring perch center distance and...

    Measure the spring perch center distance and compare it with the center distance of the springs on the truck. Don't be surprised if it is different!
  21. I have seen the cast numbers done in bondo and...

    I have seen the cast numbers done in bondo and then painted over. Easy to get screwed on a "numbers matching" car.
  22. My 20hp American Rotary RPC is pushing 20 years...

    My 20hp American Rotary RPC is pushing 20 years old. Flawless and it has not even once tried to burn my house down. Seems like there is a lot of issues with those things, none for me, thanks.
  23. I have one of those saws, it is great little saw....

    I have one of those saws, it is great little saw. You won't get mine for 900.00!
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    Waste of a steam loco.

    Waste of a steam loco.
  25. Just call them, they are still in business and...

    Just call them, they are still in business and are very helpful when I call them.
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