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    Leaving the diagnosis to the pro motor guys here,...

    Leaving the diagnosis to the pro motor guys here, I don't feel knowledgeable enough to contribute there.

    I can however vouch for Evapo Rust. I had a simple Starrett height gage that came I by for...
  2. Counterfeit Stuff

    Well to my guess they are not Mitoyo. I have several pair Mits (Not nearly as large.) and they bear no resemblance.

    I run into the problem of conterfits often (I am an electrical guy as well as a...
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    hand job

    I vote for the leave it off during preliminary set up and use the hand wheel to move it. I have always done it in this manner, safer and you have more control. IMHO
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    Wow; I am picking up what your putting down. If...

    Wow; I am picking up what your putting down. If where your boss I would be proud to have you, and give you the respect you deserve, more latitude to make the proper decisions. I know it can be a bit...
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    Thanks to everyone for your help. I believe with...

    Thanks to everyone for your help. I believe with all the info you guys have come up with, I have enough resources to whip this bitch. I will follow up my results.

    Thanks again for coming through,...
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    Al I agree but the folks in charge want it...

    Al I agree but the folks in charge want it yesterday and dirt cheap. If it were me I would do as you said.
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    I did do an ebay search and did see some of what...

    I did do an ebay search and did see some of what you mentioned the problem is the pressure rating on the adaptor. 130 BAR (1885 PSI) is the way above the spec on those ebay parts that I have seen....
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    Lancer 2000 nitrogen re-fill problems

    The Cincinnati Laner has a N2 counter balance for the Z axis. My charge and tank are low enough to where moving Z is causing too much current draw and faulting.
    problem is the fill port is a 1/4 BSP...
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    Just get a reliable switch on electronic surplus...

    Just get a reliable switch on electronic surplus site(s). Put it in be done wit it.
    Or contact me and if you like I will do a repair for ya, pics first would help as mentioned before.
  10. Thread: Motor Pulley

    by doug8cat
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    Mcmaster- Carr to start, do research. You may...

    Mcmaster- Carr to start, do research. You may find a stock item requiring very little in the way of mods on your end.
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    Kind OT but those prop wrenches are usually...

    Kind OT but those prop wrenches are usually preceded by some det cord wrapped
    wrapped around the prop nut, and detonated. Shock 'em to give the poor bloke on the end of the wench a fighting chance....
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    This thread is one that exemplifies why PM stands...

    This thread is one that exemplifies why PM stands way above other well you know. Great members, everyone has strong point and they show here. You guys have saved my ass on many occasions.

    Thanks...
  13. Thread: retiring soon

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    Are you serious about this? Or just testing the...

    Are you serious about this? Or just testing the waters.
  14. Thread: retiring soon

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    I too sent a pm a few days ago, could you provide...

    I too sent a pm a few days ago, could you provide some more details on location and community. Maybe an address so I could get Satellite view. I am very interested.

    Thanks,
    Doug
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    Forgive me; but basically you want apply a mirror...

    Forgive me; but basically you want apply a mirror like coating with the reflective side on the surface facing you?
    If you still have questions, a basic sketch would help me.
    My uncle and his...
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    An analog to drill tap slap hammer. Tig a bolt to...

    An analog to drill tap slap hammer. Tig a bolt to it and giver WHA with the slide hammer.
  17. Have a 3 different size Iscar ITS-Bore kits and...

    Have a 3 different size Iscar ITS-Bore kits and really like them. They are 10 years old and have some back lash, however I know them and their limits well, they are nice to use and can hold tenths...
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    Not to throw more variables in here, but you...

    Not to throw more variables in here, but you could go with an adjustable reamer if your worried about trying to remove too much material at one go. Start with removing a mil (2mm overall) and work up...
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    As far as the quill not moving at all; about a 3...

    As far as the quill not moving at all; about a 3 months ago mine seized up. Turns out he gear that engages the rack on theback of quill had broken into 3 pieced. Might want check that shaft...
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    I looked at that MS1218VS and looks somewhat...

    I looked at that MS1218VS and looks somewhat similar to the POS we have. Our saw is pure Chinesium except for the welds, I think they must have sent it to India for their expertise in using coat...
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    I would not buy such equipment from MSC, not a...

    I would not buy such equipment from MSC, not a big san of them in general from ^prices and okay selection. But the real deal breaker is when I am busy and call to place an order, I want to tell you...
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    Might try a small amount of heat to the shaft...

    Might try a small amount of heat to the shaft prior to the other suggestions.
    Just a tad bit mind you.
  23. We re-painted several machines 5 years ago with a...

    We re-painted several machines 5 years ago with a 2 part epoxy from tractor supply and they still look good. The pain was reasonably priced, I Don't recall exactly what it was but I think I still...
  24. Have itnc530 on our large Giddings and Lewis...

    Have itnc530 on our large Giddings and Lewis floor mill (HMC) along with an OTT JAcobs spindle (60HP). Also have oil circulation with a chiller/ That being said when I start it up we run at low rpm...
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    I am kinda fuzzy here on your DOC, from what I...

    I am kinda fuzzy here on your DOC, from what I read your DOC was ~2" which to my thinking is a lot of stick out for an EM of that Dia. Have you tried just air plast for chip evacuation. I hardly...
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