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  1. Lazz, I'll take 5B No Name height guage $45 PM...

    Lazz,
    I'll take 5B No Name height guage $45
    PM me the total and how you would like to receive the funds.
    Thank you.
  2. Don't know if it's helpful to you, but I've...

    Don't know if it's helpful to you, but I've learned a lot from Machine Vision magazine. Machine Vision Mag | Led illumination for Machine Vision, all you need to know
  3. You should buy Mud's Metco setup, if for no other...

    You should buy Mud's Metco setup, if for no other reason, just to experience using one. They are really kind of exciting to use, the whirl of the air turbine spooling up on the wire feed I found to...
  4. Thank you, AXA is too small for my needs

    Thank you, AXA is too small for my needs
  5. I'm interested in the tool post. Do you know what...

    I'm interested in the tool post. Do you know what size it's compatible with e.g. CXA, etc.?
    Thank you.
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    I totally agree with Metalmagpie in post 11......

    I totally agree with Metalmagpie in post 11... Bar Folder.
    You owe it to yourself to go to an HVAC shop and watch one operate if you are unfamiliar with them. Old world, built like tanks, and they...
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    Andy, Sorry to hear your bad deal. What you...

    Andy,

    Sorry to hear your bad deal. What you show in your picture is the achilles heal of that model I came to find out also. Not sure what happens first to cause this, but remember reading it had...
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    Love the idea of starting him young! Might...

    Love the idea of starting him young! Might consider a pancake style shield the pipeliner's favor, at least for watching dad weld. As to his own headgear, could have him double up on some stocking...
  9. Machinery Grouting Service - Any Companies you could recommend?

    Looking to hire a company who could come in behind our work and grout several compressor installations, pipe stands, tank bases, etc. Some are indoors, some outside, all at one location in West...
  10. F.S. - NOS Carborundum 10x3x1/2 Diamond Surface Grinder Wheel

    I'm old and will never use this on my Thompson, so it's time to pass it on.
    Price is $200. Email me if interested and we can work out the details: gusmadison at gmail
    It's a steel wheel and the...
  11. Here is a link to one like I used. ...

    Here is a link to one like I used.

    https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Rectron/BR254?qs=lDTmbUD7thN6y9McaQ4%2FYg%3D%3D&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwrO29en16gIVCtbACh3flA5lEAQYBiABEgKHOPD_BwE
  12. Steve, Can you just eliminate the old original...

    Steve,

    Can you just eliminate the old original power source to the chuck, I'm assuming it's an external unit(?).

    On my Thompson 6F grinder, I just use a variac rectified by one of those little...
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    I realize the OP's quest is to purchase a good...

    I realize the OP's quest is to purchase a good shop vac, but while we are also swapping stories about such matters...

    When my Dayton vac motor finally went bad, I took an old, built like a tank...
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    We don't keep Sami around here just for the eye...

    We don't keep Sami around here just for the eye candy!
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    Growing up in my dad's shop dismounting 10 x...

    Growing up in my dad's shop dismounting 10 x 20's, dad always said go buy us some Coke's, pour some on the rim /tube interface and be patient as we drank our Coke and took a break.

    I know it seems...
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    What is your idea of "low profile"? You mean no...

    What is your idea of "low profile"? You mean no swivel or something?
    I may have a shaper vise the appropriate size, I'll measure the mounting bolt spacing.
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    Welcome Tommy, I have great respect for your...

    Welcome Tommy, I have great respect for your trade, enjoy working on detailed small parts as well.

    Adding to Gordon's astute caution of sometimes needing thick skin here, we sadly do have a...
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    Thank you John, makes complete sense. As always,...

    Thank you John, makes complete sense. As always, appreciate you sharing your wisdom on here with us!
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    Shaper Vise - base swivel question

    On the vise for my 24" Rockford shaper, the cap screws that secure the swivel are only accessed from the bottom side. In practice, are you supposed to leave those screws loose enough so the vise can...
  20. Around here you would simply contact a local...

    Around here you would simply contact a local towing company and they would not only provide and post the signs, they would patrol the lot as well if that were applicable (not in your case). And,...
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    "And of course you have to cognizant of both...

    "And of course you have to cognizant of both dictionaries- Oxford English and Ox's English"

    We all love our Ox, but come one, that was the funniest thing I'll read all day!
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    The little woman just received a FedEx, said the...

    The little woman just received a FedEx, said the guy sat out in the truck a long time on the phone, then when she was signing, he said it sounded like they were going to be stopped from working...
  23. Would you please elaborate on how this starves...

    Would you please elaborate on how this starves the ball screws and explain this please? I think I'm going to learn something new I was unaware of.

    "but then I'm worried that the numerous small...
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    Hey Jeremy, In your photos in post #4, what...

    Hey Jeremy,
    In your photos in post #4, what brand are those black handle pump wrenches? I'd like to get a set of those.

    Thanks for everyone who shared their ideas and photos. I would post a...
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    +2 on Branchfield Casting that Illinoyance linked...

    +2 on Branchfield Casting that Illinoyance linked to in post #5.
    I used to have them pour my ductile iron for a product I made. Nothing but good to say about all aspects of their work and quality.
    ...
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