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    Except the heat gun.

    Except the heat gun.
  2. I think two of the handles are fixed, and two are...

    I think two of the handles are fixed, and two are one piece that go right through and can be shifted to make one longer and one shorter. The knurled acme nuts (two are locknuts, and one is...
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    Is the housing aluminum? If so heat with heat...

    Is the housing aluminum? If so heat with heat gun or in oven, turn over and the bearings will fall out.
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    Our standard lube for copper is 50/50...

    Our standard lube for copper is 50/50 kerosene/lard oil. Dead sharp drills. The drill breakage mentioned is probably because of low spindle speed and excess feed rate per turn.
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    I advise against dubbing the edge on a 1/16 drill...

    I advise against dubbing the edge on a 1/16 drill going into copper.
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    I think 100 SFPM is about right. For a 1/16 dia...

    I think 100 SFPM is about right. For a 1/16 dia drill that's about 6000 rpm

    0.062 X 3.14 = .198 inch circumference = 0.0165 feet circumference

    100 ft/min / 0.0165 feet = 3030 rev/min

    What's...
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    Look close at the other clothes the men are...

    Look close at the other clothes the men are wearing. It's fall or winter, they're mostly wearing two or three layers. There's no heat in that shop and the hats are there to help stave off the cold...
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    What is the top spindle speed on this machine?

    What is the top spindle speed on this machine?
  9. That's an Edison cell. Alkaline electrolyte. ...

    That's an Edison cell. Alkaline electrolyte. Story: Edison was being interviewed in his lab. While the interview went on, there was a big crash outside the building. A man poked his hole in...
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    Why the quotes on power factor. You could have...

    Why the quotes on power factor. You could have said this at the first mention of amp-clamp..... because you knew where this was going.
  11. You let her get AWAY?? You fool. This...

    You let her get AWAY?? You fool.

    This machine originally had gold leaf on the background, was pretty worn away. I used gold paint and then highlighted the lettering in black. I think this...
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    Other way to do this is to chuck it up, dial in...

    Other way to do this is to chuck it up, dial in on the register diameter, pick up the thread, and single point it to size.
  13. So the next time I put a print into our shop,...

    So the next time I put a print into our shop, it'll have a dimension 10, -5, -4.999 inches. And let the fun begin!
  14. You'd think they'd hire women painters.....

    You'd think they'd hire women painters.....
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    Which would put him greatly at odds with the...

    Which would put him greatly at odds with the obvious title of this (yet again) thread which is: "Orange one GREAT, Biden sucks. " Most of the posters here have a distinctly orange-tinged brown...
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    So the parts aren't bad, the ac measurement was...

    So the parts aren't bad, the ac measurement was bad. Take the amp-clamp meter out of the system and you get the right answer! Glad this worked out for you, also good that you had a way to do a...
  17. Yes. Like the folks who made the print, just...

    Yes. Like the folks who made the print, just ignore the fact that machining processes obey gaussian statistics, and then it all makes sense. Also forget anything you might know, about gaussian...
  18. I seem to recall there was something special...

    I seem to recall there was something special about the pinion that mates to the rack. Ideally this entire discussion should be in the southbend forum as there are MANY knowledgeable folks there. I...
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    Dumb: pirsig is a poor writer, self-indulgent...

    Dumb: pirsig is a poor writer, self-indulgent and self-important. Boring: lots of text on obvious mechanics skills. Not worth the read. Glad you enjoyed it.
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    Gave up on THE WAR AGAINST COAL so now it's on to...

    Gave up on THE WAR AGAINST COAL so now it's on to THE WAR AGAINST CHRISTMAS eh?

    You guys should start your own forum, title: BIDEN SUCKS TRUMP'S GREAT and you could just migrate your whiny asses...
  21. +1 Also follow this up with a letter to the...

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    Also follow this up with a letter to the collections agency, stating that you do not believe this debt is rightly owned by you, and you specifically contest the entire amount. Send this...
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    Or a small boxfull of USB thumb drives, scattered...

    Or a small boxfull of USB thumb drives, scattered around the 'target.' This apparently how the stuxnet virus was installed at the enrichment plant.

    The *real* short answer is, with VERY few...
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    Only if you were foolish enough to leave an...

    Only if you were foolish enough to leave an amp-clamp meter on that wire.

    =)
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    That gear just had them pressed in, it was on...

    That gear just had them pressed in, it was on old-time repair on a vintage seneca falls machine - I actually remade this gear.
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    This. For idlers about 5X the load motor size,...

    This. For idlers about 5X the load motor size, no tuning or boost transformer is needed in most cases. Voltage balance within 5 percent in my case - load motor on, or not. Probably nobody wants to...
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