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    Unless this airplane has only1 wheel held on by...

    Unless this airplane has only1 wheel held on by that one screw (possible if it is indeed French, I suppose) then see what the others are. In any case when I worked on aircraft parts you had damn well...
  2. I can't really make that visible. How ever I work...

    I can't really make that visible. How ever I work regularly with labyrinth seals on turbine engines. They do indeed comes in varieties with and without "interlocking" grooves. The interlocking groove...
  3. Machinery Discussion Guidelines...

    Machinery Discussion Guidelines
  4. The abrasive does not "dissolve". It is suspended...

    The abrasive does not "dissolve". It is suspended in the vehicle, usually oil. I'm afraid that you have the wrong abrasive for your purpose. Aluminum oxide is quite hard and will embed in the soft...
  5. Thread: clearances

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    Is that what they teach at Trinidad? I can't fix...

    Is that what they teach at Trinidad? I can't fix it so buy a new one? Not one poster has offered the slightest explanation of why a formerly effective and reliable rifle suddenly can't get the job...
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    Ductile iron was patented in 1949. It was first...

    Ductile iron was patented in 1949. It was first developed in 1943 but the process to make it reliably was patented in 1949. Not in an old Southbend
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    You are trying to apply vertical mill axes to the...

    You are trying to apply vertical mill axes to the wrong machine. A cylindrical grinder, which is basically what a crank grinder is, has 2. The axis of the crankshaft rotation is "Z". The wheel slide...
  8. Two questions to ask yourself. 1. Would I buy...

    Two questions to ask yourself.
    1. Would I buy such a building 10 years down the road?
    2. Will anyone finance such a building 10 years down the road?

    Nix any wood.
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    S'plain that "Y" axis on a crankshaft grinding...

    S'plain that "Y" axis on a crankshaft grinding machine for us noobs.
  10. First, know what you have. resin bonded wheels do...

    First, know what you have. resin bonded wheels do deteriorate. Vitrified wheels are , as their name indicates, made of glass, with abrasive grains mixed in. Their shelf life is comparable to your...
  11. Links to these tests?

    Links to these tests?
  12. You do realize that this thread is about hobby...

    You do realize that this thread is about hobby machinists and crap machines and you've wandered off into off topic posts, don't you?
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    Looks like the English language has gone full...

    Looks like the English language has gone full circle from birth to an agonizing death in its homeland.
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    Drill it with a carbide spade drill , commonly...

    Drill it with a carbide spade drill , commonly called "Hi ROC" drills or spot aneal it. To do so chuck a piece of drill rod the diameter of the desired hole up and at very high speed feed it hard...
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    If you want to do precise work, then precise...

    If you want to do precise work, then precise communication is essential. If you cannot communicate exactly what you want to accomplish in a way that means the same to others as to you, how will the...
  16. They have cooling systems for those castings....

    They have cooling systems for those castings. Perhaps you have noticed that none have an aluminum exhaust system?

    JST, I'm quite familiar with combustion turbines. I work on them. Even with bleed...
  17. What bullshit. 2600 degree F combustion...

    What bullshit. 2600 degree F combustion temperature? Anyone checked the melting point of cast iron lately? Even combustion turbines are less than 2000 degrees F.
  18. Thread: Still have it

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    That was a waste.

    That was a waste.
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    You don't just push it through. Start in, back...

    You don't just push it through. Start in, back the press off and let the broach straighten up. Repeat. Don't try too much at once.
  20. Search | Numrich Gun Parts...

    Search | Numrich Gun Parts
  21. The Star Shit Enterprise. Fixed it for ya.

    The Star Shit Enterprise. Fixed it for ya.
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    The account means you have established credit...

    The account means you have established credit with the carrier. Otherwise they may require payment on pick up or if collect, on delivery by cash or check.
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    How did it get there? Reverse that process.

    How did it get there? Reverse that process.
  24. Look at the picture you showed us. There is a gap...

    Look at the picture you showed us. There is a gap that appears to be almost 1/8" at the receiver face. If that gap is closed by moving the plastic POS forward the rest of the issues almost disappear....
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    But how will I level my lathe?!!!

    But how will I level my lathe?!!!
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