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    Take care to not use an electric die grinder..and...

    Take care to not use an electric die grinder..and burn it up.
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    traditional cutoff grinding wheel would likely...

    traditional cutoff grinding wheel would likely leave a bug at the exit..and the wheel is likely to lose width, to grow the part length.
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    local trade school/college ..to get a green...

    local trade school/college ..to get a green trainee.
  4. OT: (related) One of my stocks (stock market)...

    OT: (related)

    One of my stocks (stock market) is looking for a government salesperson(sell stuff to the government).

    If such a person is on PM private message me and I will tell the name of the...
  5. Very nice you can see 20 millionths..perhaps less.

    Very nice you can see 20 millionths..perhaps less.
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    Better Title: "Hold down parallels for use on...

    Better Title:
    "Hold down parallels for use on the magnetic chuck (?)

    Or the answer should be to "Go see a doctor".. *or your post locked before you get an answer.
    Nobody will search Brain...
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    Q: Another thing that struck me - Why is the...

    Q: Another thing that struck me - Why is the "General Manager" writing programs for the machines?

    I think if a shop runs smoothly and the GM has some free time then doing some work keeps him/her...
  8. Here find a heat straightening event by Keith...

    Here find a heat straightening event by Keith Rucker, a very sharp guy.
    I might have let it cool a little before wetting, but Keith is likely sharper than I am so his way is fine.

    We used to...
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    <2 microns is good.
  10. QT ekretz: And the straight downfeed with no...

    QT ekretz: And the straight downfeed with no cross then raise, step over and come down again, of course, has its uses.

    This is a very good practice with the right wheel and part material..It is...
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    QT: I know the shop/machines/customers very well...

    QT: I know the shop/machines/customers very well and the expectations and limitations of our capabilities.
    Good that because having a customer satisfying personality is important.

    You should make...
  12. The lead-in edge when incremental grinding (...

    The lead-in edge when incremental grinding ( making long travels and a crossfeed each time off the part breaks down the lead in corner of the wheel and also takes off the bottom of the wheel at a...
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    Another thing about lives is that poorly ones not...

    Another thing about lives is that poorly ones not only have run out but also have wobble. That wobble is run out end from end that differs. That is why poor ones tend to wear out the point more...
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    QT: Looking for some direction/ advice. Turn...

    QT: Looking for some direction/ advice.

    Turn left, go three blocks that way and then ask somebody who is wearing a blue hat.
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    Good that we are talking about quality name brand...

    Good that we are talking about quality name brand lives.
    When I was an apprentice old-timer told me that a center will take off the TIR from one side and leave it on the other side.

    I have always...
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    It seems that most store-bought drills suck. I...

    It seems that most store-bought drills suck. I have been away from the deer blind shop for a number of weeks and Rob bought a set of drill and a two-pack. I tried our normal drill process of C...
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    Abrasive 1 1/2 SG is a very high-class grinder,...

    Abrasive 1 1/2 SG is a very high-class grinder, an old machine still running tenths is common. Plus they are scrapable. so often able to make an old clunker like new.

    Yes good to know the spindle...
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    Threading in a tap would be a good ballpark gauge...

    Threading in a tap would be a good ballpark gauge but best to keep very short as the drill press, mill, or other machines Tram would play a part in the inspection.
  19. Using a water-based cleaner add some washing...

    Using a water-based cleaner add some washing soda.
    With drying the soda leaves a fine powder and avoids rusting. Yes, it is still best to oil wipe when dry.
    At painting, a cleaner should be used to...
  20. QT: [ have you considered simply selling the...

    QT: [ have you considered simply selling the manufacturing rights on the patent?] No, I haven't tried that.
  21. There are likely 100 different kinds to hitch...

    There are likely 100 different kinds to hitch locks all with their customer and reason to buy or not.
    Certainly, I looked at them.
    Amazon.com : trailer hitch locks

    Likely I will call my device a...
  22. QT Garwood: [I would go a hell of a lot thinner...

    QT Garwood: [I would go a hell of a lot thinner than .100"]

    Thinner would likely do just fine.

    14 gauge or .075 would be Ok.
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    Likely stripper bolts cut off short would be a...

    Likely stripper bolts cut off short would be a bargain gauge, might be good for .002 (?).
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    Yes, I ran an amp meter on a Reid 6-18 manual...

    Yes, I ran an amp meter on a Reid 6-18 manual electrochemical SG running carbide. I could pull about 5 amps with a full 1/2 metal wheel with an electrical construct bonding wheel..with a 3 HP pope...
  25. What would be a good choice for steel? I have...

    What would be a good choice for steel?
    I have made them with mild steel for test and that seems OK.
    A little heat treat might be due.

    I was thinking about $2 each..I had a guy rough quote me...
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