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  1. Looking for strategy when machining window out of a plate

    So whenever we machine a window out of a plate, the inside part often gets in the way and can break the tool if you don't feedhold and physically remove the inside portion. If we are running "lights...
  2. I second the grinding a vee and brazing approach...

    I second the grinding a vee and brazing approach - probably last you the rest of your life.
  3. Gas nitriding in that hardness range is very...

    Gas nitriding in that hardness range is very doable on 4140. You do not need pre-hard. The nitriding will be a surface hardening only - not through. Part change with gas nitriding is minimal but...
  4. I agree with the peanut butter. And I used to...

    I agree with the peanut butter. And I used to think there was no better mouse trap than the Victor - then someone told me about these:...
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    johansen - you're talking about the elements on...

    johansen - you're talking about the elements on the right side? So if I switch the top of the lower relay to L1 the nearer of the two right-side elements will terminate in L1?
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    Tom - thanks - I will try re-wiring to make is...

    Tom - thanks - I will try re-wiring to make is single phase. I don't really see a down side. Both sets of heater elements want to see 220v - right? To my mind, what difference does it make if they...
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    johansen - can you take a look at this and see if...

    johansen - can you take a look at this and see if this looks like what you would do? I eliminated L3, brought L1 to the right side of the toggle switch then up to the top terminal of the POTTER...
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    264841 johansen - ok - I was able to find the...

    264841

    johansen - ok - I was able to find the diagram:
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    Haha! That whole packing and unpacking thing...

    Haha! That whole packing and unpacking thing sounds like a nightmare! And fire suppression for the pallet racking? Huh... who woulda thunk it. A 72,000 pound planer mill...I'm drooling! Do you...
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    Very cool story - thanks for sharing it with us.

    Very cool story - thanks for sharing it with us.
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    Here is the name plate

    Here is the name plate
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    mg - I do not have the schematic but I can...

    mg - I do not have the schematic but I can probably find one because it is a Cress furnace and I can still read the serial number on the tag. It's probably 30 years old or more but I will start...
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    Moonlight - sounds good! I will certainly keep...

    Moonlight - sounds good! I will certainly keep them in mind. These days I think UPS gets stuff shipped faster than I could drive it there myself!
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    moonlight - thanks, I will certainly keep them in...

    moonlight - thanks, I will certainly keep them in mind. We have a couple heat treaters near me and one of them has a truck that passes our shop a couple times a week and we usually use them. They do...
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    Johansen - if only you were closer! I'm afraid...

    Johansen - if only you were closer! I'm afraid most of what you said is far beyond my understanding. You made it sound so simple!
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    Tom - not sure how many kva. Its says 30 amp on...

    Tom - not sure how many kva. Its says 30 amp on the tag. It also says 208v 3 phase. Is it still a candidate for a transformer to run off supplied power?
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    Electric heat treating oven

    I picked up an electric heat treating oven a couple of years ago and just recently hooked it up. I am attempting to run it off a phase converter but once the oven gets to about 600F and the oven...
  18. Getting back on point to the main message of what...

    Getting back on point to the main message of what can we do as a culture to combat gun violence; abolish public schools. They are cesspools that are dong nothing but promoting the idea of...
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    Mike - welcome aboard! Most of us that have shops...

    Mike - welcome aboard! Most of us that have shops started out just like you - with a dream of being self-employed and the drive to back it up. It isn't easy but it is doable. By recommendation to...
  20. [QUOTE=Kurt Learning;3400961] Dude! Where...

    Dude! Where have you been hiding?! I love your posts, your inquisitive mind, and your conclusions!
  21. 1,000 thanks to you sir!!!

    1,000 thanks to you sir!!!
  22. The public schools of America have become the...

    The public schools of America have become the indoctrinating arm of the Left. They are producing Left-leaning young people. This current rash of Democratic Presidential candidates is the first...
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    BobW - I love your stuff! I really like that...

    BobW - I love your stuff! I really like that tractor! What a piece of American ingenuity! I found it easier to buy a Kubota ...
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    That was really good defensive driving by the two...

    That was really good defensive driving by the two cars immediately behind the out of control vehicle. Kudos to them.

    I have learned my driving technique from my CNC career. When I first...
  25. What an exciting moment - good for you! Well...

    What an exciting moment - good for you! Well done! My hat's off to you. May God continue to bless you and make you prosper!
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