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  1. Machinery Discussion Guidelines...

    Machinery Discussion Guidelines
  2. Not too long ago, one of these newcomer amateurs...

    Not too long ago, one of these newcomer amateurs was referred to another site, and this was followed up by another member with criticism of the reference. Maybe the stickies could include reference...
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    Long time ago, we supplied some equipment in the...

    Long time ago, we supplied some equipment in the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park. 27 Sq km of chemical plants.
    Our guy was out on the deck of the construction trailer having a smoke, and being...
  4. Thread: Career move.

    by NRDock
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    Another direction you might consider is Inspector...

    Another direction you might consider is Inspector for a company that designs and sells equipment that is made by subcontractors. I don't know how common this is, but this situation does exist. ...
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    Ignoring for now the University PC BS, start your...

    Ignoring for now the University PC BS, start your model with a rectangular block of steel. Remove volume from your block in the order you would machine it. Make a spreadsheet listing every cut, the...
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    CO reacts with any iron in the refractory causing...

    CO reacts with any iron in the refractory causing it to expand and disrupt the matrix.
    Start be selecting refractory products with a minimum iron content.
  7. Thread: Greetings!

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    Are you saying a using worn out lathe to chamber...

    Are you saying a using worn out lathe to chamber between centers does matter???????
  8. Thread: Extractor cut

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    I just had a look, and I think I can probably...

    I just had a look, and I think I can probably bolt a barrel clamp to the small T-nuts for the table stop on the front side of the table.
    The key way cutter has merit too. Actually, this is the...
  9. Thread: Extractor cut

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    Extractor cut

    This is how I've been cutting extractor slots, and it works, so I've stuck with it. Today, I had to cut two for a set of double rifle barrels I'm assembling. There has to be a better way. 268881
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    At the start of the taper cutting process you...

    At the start of the taper cutting process you should see a demonstration of how the DOC affects surface finish. When you start making the taper the DOC will be very thin at the big end, and the...
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    Is this always the case, or just for tapers? I...

    Is this always the case, or just for tapers? I cut some tapers last weekend taking the backlash out going towards the work, and it worked just fine. More taper work this coming weekend, so if I'm...
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    If the 2 beams were merely in full contact, then...

    If the 2 beams were merely in full contact, then it seems the stiffness should be 1/8 * 2 = 1/4 that of a solid bar, not?
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    Headlamp! It's always shining where I'm looking. ...

    Headlamp! It's always shining where I'm looking.
    Tired of buying AAA's so I just ordered a pair of rechargeables off Amazon.

    I have an LED lightstorm over my lathe and nothing over my mill. ...
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    I have a friend who took on his squirrel problem...

    I have a friend who took on his squirrel problem with a Havahart trap and a sharp stick. He dispatched near a hundred before it slowed down enough to get boring. You can kill them faster than they...
  15. goober nonsense ie Poking along on remote...

    goober nonsense ie Poking along on remote back roads at 10-20 MPH
    May not be relevant to very many people, road hunters I guess.
  16. I just picked up a 2019 Raptor to replace a 2003...

    I just picked up a 2019 Raptor to replace a 2003 Chevy Silverado HD and a 5.0 Mustang. I ordered the Raptor without even driving one, since anything new was going to be way better than the 03 and no...
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    Just last week I was talking to a friend about my...

    Just last week I was talking to a friend about my 60" Kubota deck getting noisy after 15 years of abuse. He's a retired shop inspector working part time at the local tractor shop, favoring JD. He...
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    One should guess that lower strength bolts will...

    One should guess that lower strength bolts will contain less of the alloying elements that contribute to higher strength.
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    Seems they are out to screw everyone below...

    Seems they are out to screw everyone below themselves on the food chain to justify their existence.
    This is the cost of sending every other fuckwit to college. Some of them graduated! I fear the...
  20. RVB Precision | Welcome to the world of ultra...

    RVB Precision | Welcome to the world of ultra precision
    Here's Roy's web site.
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    Govnmnt work, Ten million, you might get the...

    Govnmnt work, Ten million, you might get the order.
    I'm a BSME, with 38 years experience, and still couldn't wrap my head around that print at first.
    We use 300 series SS all the time for heat...
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    Chernobyl is in Ukraine, Not Russia.

    Chernobyl is in Ukraine, Not Russia.
  23. Take a digital pic with camera settings to...

    Take a digital pic with camera settings to minimize distortion.
    Paste into Autocad.
    Zoom in.
    Zoom in some more.
    Draw lines over edges.
    Measure angle between lines.
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    Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe,...

    Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe, Atomic Adventures, and Atomic Accidents are all available on Audible.
    I recommend them all, but the latter part of Chernobyl is a tedious blame...
  25. Thanks Guys! I wonder how many different...

    Thanks Guys!
    I wonder how many different versions of the E510 there are?
    In my manual, 02-07 is indeed poles. 02-14 Doesn't exist. mksj, my page numbers don't match yours.
    My whole group 17...
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