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    I know that this is an old thread, I wound up...

    I know that this is an old thread, I wound up getting a glass impregnated phenolic and it may be tougher to cut than I expected. There is a local machinist who says that he is willing to try to make...
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    I ran all of my 220 equipment using a 50 amp...

    I ran all of my 220 equipment using a 50 amp breaker for each machine and 6ga wire in 3/4 emt. I have welders, plasma, a 5hp 2 stage Ingersol compressor, a lathe and mill. I feed the main panel...
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    I have a brand new Milwaukee mag drill I have...

    I have a brand new Milwaukee mag drill I have never used, it uses the Hougen/milwaukee broachs. I got it on a good deal, now I never have had a use for it...I thought I would but time have changed. ...
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    I have milwaukee chorded and chordless tools, I...

    I have milwaukee chorded and chordless tools, I even talked a major fortune 50 company plant into using them, they had dewalt, I wanted Milwaukee, ordered them and about 6 months later the rest of...
  5. My last shop was running 16 hours a day we had 3...

    My last shop was running 16 hours a day we had 3 Daewoo DVM500 mills which were 22 years old that still were running good parts, the coolant had about destroyed all of the cable insulation and...
  6. I would drain, flush with Kerosene and use a...

    I would drain, flush with Kerosene and use a paint filter to see if you get any large chunks out with the flush.
  7. in 1986, minimum wage was 3.50 per hour, now its...

    in 1986, minimum wage was 3.50 per hour, now its 9.00 in many states. That means that your new in 1886 toyota is about 20K now, based just on minimum wage rates, try and buy a toyota truck for less...
  8. The value of a dollar is way less now than what...

    The value of a dollar is way less now than what it was 20-30 years ago, wages went up but we can only buy 1/4 of what we could 30 years ago, a house could be bought for 80k, that same house is 580...
  9. With a timer controlled auto lube system,...

    With a timer controlled auto lube system, decades...but you need a machinist to run them whereas a cnc needs an operator.
  10. 10-15 years is the life of a $500k Mazak mill if...

    10-15 years is the life of a $500k Mazak mill if the plastic lube lines don't fail first. Beyond that you are lucky because most job shops hire button pushers and not machinists.
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    I would assume it is HSS. I wish I had a picture...

    I would assume it is HSS. I wish I had a picture to see so I can get it in my mind how the cutter is supposed to be set up to cut phenolic. I just looked at 2 of the pulleys that I bought from...
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    Yeah, I discovered that after I posted the link. ...

    Yeah, I discovered that after I posted the link. Local tool grinder quoted me $67 to build me one and he is supplying the cutter. Now I need to make a mandrel to put in my 5c closer.
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    I think that a parting tool is the way to go, now...

    I think that a parting tool is the way to go, now I need to get this tool radiused and profiled.
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    would this work for me if I get the tip radiused?...

    would this work for me if I get the tip radiused?
    45621 Solid Carbide 30 Degree Engraving 0.035 Tip Width x 1/4 Inch Shank Signmaking
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    I do have radius gauges and precision...

    I do have radius gauges and precision protractors, I was just trying to make this a simple process to build several pulleys at a time, there are 2 pulleys in the system. The other pulley has a...
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    Research Minster, they make punch presses

    Research Minster, they make punch presses
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    I can measure the radius accurately and the angle...

    I can measure the radius accurately and the angle too, bench grinder is not the quality I am looking for. EDM machined carbide, yes, Tool steel yes, and I could probably build a jig to grind the...
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    I have to meet a spec/blueprint with this,...

    I have to meet a spec/blueprint with this, tolerances need to be held or the cable slips. The cable is 1/16" 7x19 galvanized and/or stainless. It is real tight tolerances on these, not high...
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    You are all doing this the hard way, a jig saw is...

    You are all doing this the hard way, a jig saw is ghetto and will beat the shit out of the sheet with its reciprocating action. If you don't have a band saw, build a wood form that is the size of...
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    custom lathe tool

    I am looking at making some replacement phenolic pulleys for an antique piece of equipment. I have a blueprint from august of 1940 that gives the dimensions for the groove. Who could build me a...
  21. When I tin, I dip the wire in flux, then dip it...

    When I tin, I dip the wire in flux, then dip it in a molten solder pot, which properly tins the wire and you dont need to use a soldering iron until you are ready to put it in the terminal. When you...
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    I am putting a collet closer on both of my...

    I am putting a collet closer on both of my lathes, you will want a 5c collet set, I got the shars off of ebay in 1/64" from 1/64-1-1/8" which is 72 pieces. I test fit every collet and there were...
  23. The readerhead is a microsyn5, the DP700 and the...

    The readerhead is a microsyn5, the DP700 and the encoder both have D connectors. Now I just need to find a scale that I can use for the crossfeed single end mounting. That way I can use a shorter...
  24. This one uses the "D" connector but is not...

    This one uses the "D" connector but is not labeled as a 2G like the others I have seen.
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    Well now you will get to press them out and put...

    Well now you will get to press them out and put in bushings with blind holes, if not they go dry too fast. Tim
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