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    Frank, I've been using walnuts with red rouge...

    Frank,

    I've been using walnuts with red rouge as a final finish on various metals for some time and am pleased with results. However I don't recall seeing info on replenishing it, or any walnut +...
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    As several have mentioned, salt is a big problem...

    As several have mentioned, salt is a big problem for vehicles. But let me give you another. This is 3rd party info, but the sources are very creditable in my opinion. Ok, the spray that is put on...
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    My first credit card as a teenager in the 60's...

    My first credit card as a teenager in the 60's was with Sears. I think my parents may have cosigned, don't remember. I was really frustrated when they wanted to convert it to a Mastercard (sometime...
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    I've seen this one recommended. Several folks...

    I've seen this one recommended. Several folks said it worked very well. I don't have one to give first-hand report.

    JANSJO LED work lamp - black - IKEA
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    I use an aquarium pump with my Rockwell surface...

    I use an aquarium pump with my Rockwell surface grinder. They come in a number of gpm sizes, so just figure out one for you. If it dies, which will probably take quite a while, just get another.
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    Lots of good advice posted. Used cars are a crap...

    Lots of good advice posted. Used cars are a crap shoot, as you found out. A warranty can be a good thing, but will probably increase the cost, something to consider.

    A number of buyers have been...
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    Yes you can apply 1960's methods to this engine,...

    Yes you can apply 1960's methods to this engine, and it will probably run. But it will not run well.

    There are a couple of good replies here that speak to the various issues in addition to the...
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    You might check this supplier. Very quick,...

    You might check this supplier. Very quick, reasonable, packages each amount.
    Bolt Depot - Nuts and Bolts, Screws and Fasteners online
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    Here are 2 examples of how you could make exhaust...

    Here are 2 examples of how you could make exhaust tubes. PVC for one and old motorcycle headers for the other. At school our 2 rockwells go into boxes with paper -- like for the furnace -- filters....
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    You might consider an aquarium pump. I use one...

    You might consider an aquarium pump. I use one for my surface grinder and it works well. Cost will be similar or more than the Northern pump. They come in a number of pumping levels.
  11. For most uses straight ones are fine. But if you...

    For most uses straight ones are fine. But if you work on things with limited space a tapered gage will be easier to use.
  12. Thread: Medical Loupes

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    Just as added info for those who haven't looked...

    Just as added info for those who haven't looked into Loupes yet. There seems to be several price ranges, which may be/is probably tied to country of origin.

    Below $100 seem to be very...
  13. Thread: Medical Loupes

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    Thanks Pete, I've looked at that seller and it's...

    Thanks Pete, I've looked at that seller and it's one of the loupes I've been looking at. I'm not ready to commit yet
    but am still considering which direction to go. Loupes are a big $$$ step up from...
  14. Thread: Medical Loupes

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    My hygienist said they were recommended by...

    My hygienist said they were recommended by Instructors in her hygienist program. Specifically because her working distance was now one that allowed her to keep her back straight. Apparently back and...
  15. Thread: Medical Loupes

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    Matt, yes the real medical loupes are pricey,...

    Matt, yes the real medical loupes are pricey, like in the $1,000 range for my dental hygienist. The ones my dentist uses are quite a bit more I believe. As tlfamm said, there are much less expensive...
  16. Thread: Medical Loupes

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    Medical Loupes

    Anybody use medical type loupes (instead of a magnifying visor) for working on small items? If so, what power do you have and are you satisfied with the field of view, enlargement, and lens quality?...
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    easymike299 Thanks! Yes that is a help. I'm...

    easymike299 Thanks! Yes that is a help. I'm just playing with Excel and was looking for a model.

    S_W_Bausch That probably is a better way of saying it I agree.

    3t3d Your way is easier,...
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    Sector Arm Movement Using Excel

    Hi,

    I'm wondering if anyone built an Excel spreadsheet (not looking for a stand-alone program) that calculates the movement of the sector arm on a dividing plate for a given number of holes.
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    Well it is coming out in some of the high-end...

    Well it is coming out in some of the high-end cars this year. And just think, a 30# can costs ~$2,000, and the machine needed by the service shop will be ~$5,000. Are you still sitting down? The...
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    Hi Greg, I had a bike shipped from AR to VA by...

    Hi Greg,

    I had a bike shipped from AR to VA by this company:

    Federal Moving Companies: Waukegan, St Louis & Cities in Between, Federal Motorcycle Shipping - Motorcycle Shipping and Transport
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    Here is a commercial example of a fixture that...

    Here is a commercial example of a fixture that probably will do the angles that you want. If you have the angle plates, you could make something similar w/o too much trouble I would think.
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    If you are going to do this only once, or once in...

    If you are going to do this only once, or once in a blue moon, take the head to Fairfax Auto or another local machine shop and have it done. They will do it right and in a timely fashion.
  23. Thread: Broken Tap & Alum

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    It is an easy part to make again George, but the...

    It is an easy part to make again George, but the idea was to try something that is mentioned from time-to-time. This was an easy solution to mix, till it doesn't dissolve anymore. Kind of like, how...
  24. Thread: Broken Tap & Alum

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    Yes, that would be possible, it looks to be...

    Yes, that would be possible, it looks to be within tig distance, and I have tig. :)

    But I want to try the chemical approach. I've read about using alum (and nitric acid) a number of times, and...
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    If you have a day or two, try ordering the exact...

    If you have a day or two, try ordering the exact size you need from Bolt Depot: (Bolt Depot - Nuts and Bolts, Screws and Fasteners online)

    They are great for small (or large) orders, individually...
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