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  1. I have wheels made by Sandusky-Chicago grinding...

    I have wheels made by Sandusky-Chicago grinding wheels. They make them to order, and they've been a great company to deal with. You tell them your specs, and they will make them. My last order...
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    The Smokestack site is almost a hobby homeowner...

    The Smokestack site is almost a hobby homeowner site. I buy DRUMS of the powder for my hot tank, NOT one or two pounds. People that think hot tanks are mostly used for engine parts, are missing the...
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    Well visiting an old thread, and am wondering if...

    Well visiting an old thread, and am wondering if anyone has any real experience with the ZEP hot tank solution. The company I have been buying from for thirty five years- Mt. Hood Chemical Corp has...
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    As an addendum to my post on grinding gibs, I...

    As an addendum to my post on grinding gibs, I ALWAYS surface grind with coolant, and coolant that's directed at the point of contact. Surface grinding gibs, that aren't held down with a magnetic...
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    I manufacture quite a few tapered gibs, milling...

    I manufacture quite a few tapered gibs, milling them to within ten thousanths of finished dimensions, and then grinding them. If I don't have a master gib, I grind the first one on a sine bar with...
  6. Glance at Practical Machinist today for the first...

    Glance at Practical Machinist today for the first time in months, and here's a post by Stephen Thomas. All is well with the world! What a welcome sight.
  7. I've been fighting metal roof leaks for twenty...

    I've been fighting metal roof leaks for twenty years. The last addition I did, I used roofing with no exposed screws. The metal has a predilled SLOT for the screw. Not a HOLE a SLOT. WHY? Think about...
  8. $1350.00 seems incredibly cheap THESE days for a...

    $1350.00 seems incredibly cheap THESE days for a machine to be hauled from Idaho to DogPatch, South Carolina. Even the $1800.00 price seems relatively cheap. My buying machines from the right coast...
  9. Interesting and somewhat timely thread. I have...

    Interesting and somewhat timely thread. I have around 18,000 square feet of shop space, crammed full of machines and stuff. Now I'm a manufacturer, and at my age of 64 wonder what I'm doing. It is a...
  10. Tool Presetter arm not actuating Daewoo Lathe

    A month ago, my tool presetter arm stopped working as in actuating when I pushed the DOWN button. I have a Daewoo Puma 230C lathe, made in 1999, with a Fanuc 21T control. Fortunately this isn't a...
  11. If you know how to read, you don't need to go to...

    If you know how to read, you don't need to go to college to learn programming. College is where people go that need to be taught. Some people can't just pick up a book and figure it out, and they...
  12. CNC Programming Handbook by Peter Smit great...

    CNC Programming Handbook by Peter Smit great book, although it includes mills, It thoroughly discusses almost every aspect of programming a lathe. I went from knowing NOTHING about my new CNC lathe,...
  13. What do you mean by rotation and back to zero?...

    What do you mean by rotation and back to zero? Leadscrews move both the saddle and the table. Micrometer dials are easily zeroed. You're going to have to be a little more concise with your question....
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    Since I have THREE 207 MK's, a Horizontal, a...

    Since I have THREE 207 MK's, a Horizontal, a Vertical and another universal with a powered overarm head, I have quite a few books. BUT having said that,
    they're not exactly going to lead you to a...
  15. john.k in Australia- you may have figured out a...

    john.k in Australia- you may have figured out a MANUAL grinder fifty years ago, but a CNC cylindrical grinder is a totally different animal. Easy to figure out the stops and feeds on a manual...
  16. In the good old days- before the internet and all...

    In the good old days- before the internet and all the discussion groups, the most annoying people in the world, were the ones who came to my shop, to tell me all they know, want to see and have me...
  17. Well PM is possibly losing another one of it's...

    Well PM is possibly losing another one of it's best. NOT hard to understand why however. Life IS short, a lot of us are running our own companies
    juggling between business and personal time. This...
  18. I have THREE 207MK's one with the rear controls....

    I have THREE 207MK's one with the rear controls. If the machine didn't have them originally
    not economically feasible to add later in life, unless you buy a complete parts mill to get the parts...
  19. Shipping to OREGON HAS gotten much harder. With...

    Shipping to OREGON HAS gotten much harder. With the electronic logs required now, a lot of the cowboy truckers seem to have hung it up. I'm struggling to find truckers too. My favorite brokers have...
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    I indicate tapers all the time on my granite...

    I indicate tapers all the time on my granite surface plate, using DUH a height gage with an easy to adjust
    indicator holder. My indicator is held on a slide that easily adjusts in less than...
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    Yes Oliver did make a saw with two spindles...

    Yes Oliver did make a saw with two spindles mounted on a "turret". Pretty incredible saw. I bought one of those too, that our government let rust for the requisite
    several years before selling it....
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    Not wanting to sound TOO greedy, but I have TWO...

    Not wanting to sound TOO greedy, but I have TWO 88 table saws. Indeed it DOES have an 18 inch blade, which because of the diameter, has a wider kerf than the 10 inch table saws, I'd been using. Big,...
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    No point reinventing the wheel- it's what the...

    No point reinventing the wheel- it's what the VersaMil was designed for. Using a stagger tooth cutter cutting from the top, it's a pretty easy job. The smallest VersaMil #31 shows up on ebay...
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    Jorgensen Forge is one of the old school...

    Jorgensen Forge is one of the old school manufacturing plants that somehow managed to stay afloat. With a FLEET of huge lathes, they manufactured ship propeller shafts, including the shafts for...
  25. JR, What do you mean-limited time? Aren't you...

    JR, What do you mean-limited time? Aren't you retired and have all the time in the world? Aren't you one of those old farts that have some Winnebago now? And it's a Winnebago, because you never made...
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