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    Qt:[machine shakes violently] can lead to broken...

    Qt:[machine shakes violently] can lead to broken cutters..

    Many speed and feed recommendations are for the very best conditions like best fixturing and heavy solid parts...
  2. A bubdy heater will run 6 hours set at low.. dont...

    A bubdy heater will run 6 hours set at low.. dont know how safe that might be.
  3. Still it is difficult directing the building of a...

    Still it is difficult directing the building of a turbo encabulator with the hobby machinist only having a budget China lathe and never reading the book How to Run a Lathe .
    Perhaps running the...
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    QT: [Can anyone provide a rational for such an...

    QT: [Can anyone provide a rational for such an odd angle? I am at a loss.]
    It is hard to rationalize machine tapers when one looks at Morse and Brown and Sharpe with many only a few thousandth or...
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    Knocking on doors works. Craigslist might work...

    Knocking on doors works. Craigslist might work but likely doing more answering questions than getting jobs.
    agree here may work.
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    Chuck can have rotational error and a simple run...

    Chuck can have rotational error and a simple run an indicator there while hand turning the part will tell what that is.
    A 4 jaw chuck can be adjusted to near zero but if it is a poor chuck can have...
  7. A running for test heavy 10 with taper attachment...

    A running for test heavy 10 with taper attachment for 800 seems a deal..
    likely gone already..... Darn.
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    Starting place is check to see the head and tail...

    Starting place is check to see the head and tail center line is the same, check horizontal and vertical. 10 minuets.

    Be sure the live tail center is true running true .001/,0002 or better.. 5...
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    QT:[ far- end by the live center turns .009”...

    QT:[ far- end by the live center turns .009” smaller]
    *I would never turn a 30" part to find the lathe error.
    One can run an indicator on a live center. (do that and report back to PM)
    One can...
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    Is it just the trigger problem, or is the bolt...

    Is it just the trigger problem, or is the bolt physically lose? (yes, if a bolt action or what). Does it close on a bullet and to locks secure or is that where it is loose. *Has a gun smith looked at...
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    Guess you are right Trev I have made chamber...

    Guess you are right Trev
    I have made chamber reamers and other reamers by all the methods I mentioned.
    Keep it simple is likely the best teaching...Your post #3 does that.
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    The op’s bushing with running out .0015 to .003...

    The op’s bushing with running out .0015 to .003 will try to start the reamed bore to cut way over-sized or lock up in the bore and try to cut the chamber not on the bore center. It should run .0002...
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    The ops reamer has a screw at the out end so not...

    The ops reamer has a screw at the out end so not going to rest on the tail center if running the bushing on the reamer.
    Putting the reamer shank end in a collet likely will not make the far out end...
  14. Perhaps a solid metal mouse and some IT so that...

    Perhaps a solid metal mouse and some IT so that any dumb question or answer gives that person a good jolt.
    And anyone who gets jolted off his/her chair three times goes on everyone's ignore list....
  15. Safe ..perhaps but not the best idea. QT: [a new...

    Safe ..perhaps but not the best idea.
    QT: [a new submersible sump pump motor is a special purpose motor and so best to be kept or sold for that use. Likely a common motor would be best for building...
  16. Still don't shove it in and break the handle off....

    Still don't shove it in and break the handle off. We all started off pretty green.
    Some of us are still green on stuff we never did...
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    It is hard to buy for a person’s hobby because...

    It is hard to buy for a person’s hobby because one has choices about gear.
    Do you already have? A check off sheet have/need:
    Nice machinist box/chest
    Digital caliper.
    number/fraction /letter...
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    You might look at your checking process and the...

    You might look at your checking process and the places supported as you check it. Then use those same places to hold it as you lathe turn the bushing.

    Turning a stub coming out of your chuck that...
  19. I Think we should...Wait! ...? What is the...

    I Think we should...Wait! ...? What is the subject?.
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    You can get point sets. Dial Indicator Tips |...

    You can get point sets.
    Dial Indicator Tips | Dial Indicator Point Set - LittleMachineShop.com

    Sometimes a test indicator is good, but thy don't tell true travel.
  21. Main shaft end bores and holders have to be near...

    Main shaft end bores and holders have to be near perfect to be straight. Likely difficult to get them straight enough.
    I have a rig like that and find it is not very good for small end mills....
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    Sticky: USE A DESCRIPTIVE TITLE...that puts the need in...

    USE A DESCRIPTIVE TITLE...that puts the need in the title so not wasting everyone's time to find out what you need.
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    First method- The but end on a center or zero...

    First method- The but end on a center or zero indicated in a 4 jaw, with the out end going through a bushing on a straight portion of your reamer that is held in your steady. The steady bushing made...
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    Seems that is the way to go B E in the 10 slot...

    Seems that is the way to go B E in the 10 slot and using the half nut

    The 10-TPI slot is three places back from the far right.
    Your Photo looks like the gear change lever is way over to the far...
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    OT: Years ago I had vending machines about town....

    OT:
    Years ago I had vending machines about town. Going to a hotel to service a machine I felt odd as if I was being watched..I asked the manager and he said with those keys in my hand I was being...
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