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  1. But they own the penitentiaries, and the courts,...

    But they own the penitentiaries, and the courts, and the judges.
  2. My understanding of it has always been if you...

    My understanding of it has always been if you make a reciever for someone else to sell (intent) you may be getting past the edge of the line. If you make a suppressor baffle (Yup, BATF says a...
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    Lots of aircraft tires are recapped, the neat...

    Lots of aircraft tires are recapped, the neat thing is that you can buy the caps with a harder durometer which makes them last much longer.
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    They are pretty exensive, the hot glue gun...

    They are pretty exensive, the hot glue gun elements are practically free. UL listed? Start the lathe on fire?
    I've never used the glue gun elements for preventing rust, but have used one clamped to...
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    I use an incandescent bulb under a tarp for 6...

    I use an incandescent bulb under a tarp for 6 machines I store in a hangar, no heat in there. One thing though, buy all the garage sale hot glue guns you can get for under a buck. Take the element...
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    Pet peeve of mine, proprietary end paint...

    Pet peeve of mine, proprietary end paint symbology. Will the society of engineers ever standardize bar end colors?
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    A miniature oilfield lathe. :D Way back...

    A miniature oilfield lathe. :D

    Way back around 1986 I mentioned to a machine tool dealer that Jet was making their first 3 1/8" bore 14" lathes, he said you could never get a chuck to work on...
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    If you know what to look for you can find...

    If you know what to look for you can find combined silver solder and flux in a paste. Make your spacer ring .002-.004"
    undersized and paste both the ID of the bayonet (after cleaning and sanding)...
  9. Federal law, to the degree that I understand it,...

    Federal law, to the degree that I understand it, is that anyone who has no background prohibitions can build a firearm of his/her own as long as he doesn't sell it, it's the selling that draws the...
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    I bought a cheap one off ebay many years ago, not...

    I bought a cheap one off ebay many years ago, not near as nice as this cheapy;
    PNUEMATIC IMPACT POWER DRAWBAR FOR J HEAD BRIDGEPORT OR IMPORT MILLING MACHINE | eBay
    Mine has a plastic base, but...
  11. This part would be simple to make in mild steel,...

    This part would be simple to make in mild steel, and would be many times as strong as the original.
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    I got a regular metal oil can and attached a Zerk...

    I got a regular metal oil can and attached a Zerk chuck to it, it seems to work fine.
  13. One thing about it, the ways are straight...

    One thing about it, the ways are straight unhardened cast iron so it should be easy to scrape, I'm not familiar with them but it looks that way.
  14. Famous quote about statistics; “There are three...

    Famous quote about statistics;
    “There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.”
    ― Benjamin Disraeli

    An "unbiased" study debunked;
    The Logical Fraud of Conflating "Gun...
  15. A "Balance" which means we lose our Constitution?...

    A "Balance" which means we lose our Constitution? There is another answer, that won't be instituted but should be, and that is that concealed weapons permits increase by a factor of ten. There is...
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    I'll do a search on this, thanks.

    I'll do a search on this, thanks.
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    This particular lathe uses VDI QC toolholders,...

    This particular lathe uses VDI QC toolholders, all of which have a small section o-ring on the VDI shaft to keep coolant out of the VDI socket.
    The live tools have a tang that fits into a groove...
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    I bought an oil can that has a 45 degree male...

    I bought an oil can that has a 45 degree male point, but they had no female receptacles for it, I guess I can make one.
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    Oil zerk fitting for lathe turret.

    After another expensive breakdown I decided to make a pathway for the operator to grease the rollers that a ring gear rotates on to drive the live tools.
    Oddly there was no provision for grease or...
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    Gosh I bought a Jet Taiwan made Arboga copy 30...

    Gosh I bought a Jet Taiwan made Arboga copy 30 years ago and it's never given me a seconds problem.
  21. My Constitutional rights will NOT be decided by a...

    My Constitutional rights will NOT be decided by a majority of simple minded Americans, they are not subject to majority rule. Millions of Americans would continue to keep firearms for self defense,...
  22. As far as I'm concerned every law that infringes...

    As far as I'm concerned every law that infringes against American gun rights since September 17, 1787 is illegal, the product of slimy tyrants, a pox on all of them. They should all have been jailed...
  23. One thing about background checks for gun...

    One thing about background checks for gun purchases, I have CCW permits from two states, and both have recently been reminted, why do I have to pay for a BG check back to my eary teens when they...
  24. No, for many obvious reasons the media, as...

    No, for many obvious reasons the media, as mentioned above, has an agenda, and always when government wants to regulate or tax more the media helps by focusing on "Crises" events that often wouldn't...
  25. I agree 100%. It's the nature of online...

    I agree 100%. It's the nature of online discussions though, as since you aren't standing in front of people when they act like jerks you can't do anything about it.

    I would remind people of an...
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