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    I have no advice on chuck disassembly, I will...

    I have no advice on chuck disassembly, I will just note that the form of the chuck part number is the way Sears and Roebuck numbers everything. Digits before the period corresponds to a...
  2. Are lives at risk?

    Are lives at risk?
  3. See about getting surfaces coated with Molybdenum...

    See about getting surfaces coated with Molybdenum disulfide. (MoS2) If you have a plating shop apply it they should be able to control thickness, compensate your design.
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    The part of the bus that is rusting out is an air...

    The part of the bus that is rusting out is an air compressor storage tank. Probably deals with condensation like every other compressor tank. It probably rusts out from the inside.
  5. I'd hazard a guess that the two pulleys have to...

    I'd hazard a guess that the two pulleys have to be pulled before the cover can come off.
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    eKretz, beautiful, succinct summary. You win...

    eKretz, beautiful, succinct summary. You win the internet today for clearest answer in the fewest words.

    Well done.
  7. Most important Mil spec EVAH!

    Most important Mil spec EVAH!
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    Not sure that would get me to try. I'd whip out a...

    Not sure that would get me to try. I'd whip out a hacksaw and get all the other sailors sitting around waiting to be saved to take turns sawing.
  9. Changing the tap drill changes how tall the screw...

    Changing the tap drill changes how tall the screw threads are. A larger tap drill makes the flats on top of the threads fatter. Changes affect how much torque it takes to run the tap.
    It does NOT...
  10. In high school a friends dad made a crocodile...

    In high school a friends dad made a crocodile dundee sized knife from a car leaf spring. You could shave with the edge on that thing.
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    Stamped and formed from a coil of material in a...

    Stamped and formed from a coil of material in a progressive die. gold plated while still a coil.
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    Found this:...

    Found this:
    https://eurovent.eu/sites/default/files/field/file/PP%20-%202015-05-23%20-%20Attachment%20-%20Hudson%20tip%20clearance%20example%20-%20page%2015%20-%20figure%206.pdf

    Couple basic...
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    tip speed needs to stay subsonic. :)

    tip speed needs to stay subsonic. :)
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    The cover is sheet metal. Parts like that you...

    The cover is sheet metal. Parts like that you have water jet cut then bent on a brake.
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    Who is doing the welding? You or us?

    Who is doing the welding? You or us?
  16. That was not my experience in engineering school....

    That was not my experience in engineering school. There was one class sophomore year, in material science. Hard as hell, professor was a complete ahole. Later on I had other classes with same prof....
  17. Contact a specialty adhesives manufacturer for...

    Contact a specialty adhesives manufacturer for recommendations.

    epotek.com or masterbond.com Beware, they are proud of their products and price them accordingly.
    They are worth it.
  18. Thread: ISO of a motor

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    NEMA not NEENER NEENER NEENER, which is the tone...

    NEMA not NEENER NEENER NEENER, which is the tone of this rapidly descending thread
  19. Thread: mill in a corner

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    Its space efficient. My mill is in the front...

    Its space efficient. My mill is in the front corner of the workshop next to a single car garage door.
    I open the garage door and stand at the opening to run the x axis.
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    Given the dynamic loads on a winch, I want a FS...

    Given the dynamic loads on a winch, I want a FS of 5 not 2. Especially after you let the parts sit on the bumper for 10 years getting a bit rusty and what not.
  21. Business opportunity just going begging. Buy...

    Business opportunity just going begging. Buy unusable trucks in California and resell them in the rust belt.
    Rust free diesel trucks from California.
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    You see that cup on the chip tray under the gears...

    You see that cup on the chip tray under the gears on the headstock? That provides oil tight clearance for the gears on the Metric threading adapter setup. I have a lathe the same vintage as yours...
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    When you "furnish the details" you are doing...

    When you "furnish the details" you are doing design/engineering work. Inform him that the going rate for engineering is $150/hr. And you will be marking up any outside sourced work by 15%.
    The...
  24. A lot of that kind of stuff are optics mounts....

    A lot of that kind of stuff are optics mounts. Try Thorlabs, Inc. - Your Source for Fiber Optics, Laser Diodes, Optical Instrumentation and Polarization Measurement & Control

    Optical Post...
  25. I recently had to pull an unthreaded dowel pin...

    I recently had to pull an unthreaded dowel pin out of the end of a camshaft for a small block Ford.

    I clamped the pin tightly in the vise. I used a small pickle fork and a hammer to force the...
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