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  1. I used to run a number of jobs with a mounted...

    I used to run a number of jobs with a mounted magnifying glass.
    Amazon.com : high power magnifying glass
  2. Very handy machine with its own comparator....

    Very handy machine with its own comparator. usually 4 to 10K for a decent one.
    Seneca Falls 25 RO TOOL & CUTTER GRINDER, ROYAL OAK, OPTICAL COMP., MTRZ'D REL. | eBay
    $1000 to $2500 with not...
  3. and If the bearings seem Ok you might blue up all...

    and If the bearings seem Ok you might blue up all the non-touching parts about the travel and then look to see if anything that should not be touch is touching.
    Check to see all your rails are...
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    I had a friend who used a mag chuck like a mag...

    I had a friend who used a mag chuck like a mag faceplate. He would mag hold flat-faced parts for OD and ID and mount a flat rear-faced center for a between centers job. He would bring me parts so I...
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    Is that an Allen screw on top? Perhaps that...

    Is that an Allen screw on top? Perhaps that removes a cap cover to expose the center shaft nut
    Just guessing...
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    Likely getting as close to needs with the mill is...

    Likely getting as close to needs with the mill is the best tip for grinding SS.

    Oh, did I say SS is a bugger to grind?

    Perhaps a toss-up between aluminum and SS.
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    All great ideas if you know for sure all the...

    All great ideas if you know for sure all the change from front-side forces to rear-side forces change is coming from the compound gibs only. likely much of it is, but some could come from spindle...
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    I like the white AO wheel...some wheels best for...

    I like the white AO wheel...some wheels best for longevity may tend to load up. The brown wheels seem to load.
    Can't remember trying a ceramic wheel on SS so no comment there.

    I have used a...
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    Study what you can until you understand this guy...

    Study what you can until you understand this guy and that will be a decent start, perhaps graduating kindergarten.
    I didn't listen to his whole video so don't know if he missed any key points.

    G...
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    SS is a bugger, soapy water makes a good coolant....

    SS is a bugger, soapy water makes a good coolant. frequent dressing .002 or so
  11. Wow I just lost my whole post with trying to add...

    Wow I just lost my whole post with trying to add an eBay link ..darn
    my bad..should have written it on a document first.
  12. QT matt: or anything left on the deck that could...

    QT matt: or anything left on the deck that could fly off like a veritable bullet if it bounced and hit a vehicle behind. ..

    and I like to wrap in order to keep things that might fall off a...
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    Considering this thread it might be a good idea...

    Considering this thread it might be a good idea to give a tool post of an older lathe a radial push-pull of perhaps 15 to 50 pounds (depending on lathe size) to see what free movement there is and...
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    [Quote Originally Posted by TiTillIdie View Post...

    [Quote Originally Posted by TiTillIdie View Post
    But it seems like everyone just wants to bid these jobs so low, no one is making money on anything.]

    The market forces prices down by improved...
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    Another bolt-together design was the Chrysler...

    Another bolt-together design was the Chrysler multibank tried as a tank engine.
    Weird Warrior: Chrysler’s A57 30-Cylinder Tank Engine | Mac's Motor City Garage

    Electromotive has an interesting...
  16. Indiana has all kinds of odd speed limits, and...

    Indiana has all kinds of odd speed limits, and speed traps were common the last time I went through the state I now try to avoid...
  17. Nice grinder, the hand crank is handy. The zero...

    Nice grinder, the hand crank is handy.
    The zero lock for down feed is handy.
    It is hard to beat a B&S grinder.
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    RE: thanks for that like Richard. You are the man...

    RE: thanks for that like Richard. You are the man on this so a like is appreciated.

    For a time I thought nobody was seeing what I was trying to say.
    Buck
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    It has nothing to do with cutting forces but only...

    It has nothing to do with cutting forces but only has to do with running away.

    For non-chicken choppers, a chicken will run about 50 feet with its head chopped off. Yes, with blood squatting about...
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    QT: we can hire some kid off the street to do...

    QT: we can hire some kid off the street to do that for $10/hour. and college kids the same.
    Part-time workers, we will even pick them up at their house if needed, to do work that is clearly...
  21. Kluber grease is a very long-lasting grease..but...

    Kluber grease is a very long-lasting grease..but may still get hard or full of what I call dead cats a furry-like substance that likely comes from the air inside a spindle. That is, why I always, say...
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    OK, you are not going to answer the chicken...

    OK, you are not going to answer the chicken question so I'm not going to buy you a coffee and doughnut/or a beer.

    What way does it run ......The headless chicken runs away.
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    If you get near straight with back-side boring it...

    If you get near straight with back-side boring it may be good to just get in the habit of doing so.
    Due to wear you may not be able to tighten the gibs enough because of wear in the gibs dovetail....
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    Buying drills from the guy on the corner may not...

    Buying drills from the guy on the corner may not be good..because if you should give such a guy a job he will be stealing your drills also. (It doesn't matter what color he might be)

    The rule is...
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    What cutting off chicken heads, or what way do...

    What cutting off chicken heads, or what way do they first run?

    If boring on the opposite inside with bit/insert fracing up proves straight, good. If so then it should be good going in or out, and...
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