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  1. Thread: Quandary...

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    After selling my last business I decided to...

    After selling my last business I decided to finish out my working life working for someone else. I wanted to do something I really liked to do for a change.

    I decided it was best not to put...
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    Forget about using any kind of lube, it won't...

    Forget about using any kind of lube, it won't work on taper pins. They are soft and conform with the bores,zero clearance for any lube to enter.
    A hand wheel shaft sounds like maybe 25mm or less...
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    I actually did find some C10's.Not a complete set...

    I actually did find some C10's.Not a complete set but if only one then that would have ben enough to copy. I started on making an adaptor out of a 50 taper C8 collet holder.

    The original Weldon200...
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    If you show it as income with out an invoice do...

    If you show it as income with out an invoice do you have to have a 1099 to explain it?
  5. Our old plant had a spur and when we built our...

    Our old plant had a spur and when we built our new plant one of the requirements was to have a spur which the property had.

    At the old plant we had a landing dock and used portable ramps t connect...
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    Should be able to if your magnet is strong...

    Should be able to if your magnet is strong enough. The amount of thrust required is dependent on the hole size and shape of the broach. If you don't need a full form then using a larger drill will...
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    I have run into them before, there may even be...

    I have run into them before, there may even be some here in stock. My first encounter thought was"Now that's a for real lock washer". They will definately chew up the bolt head and seat. Seems like...
  8. Be careful removing the seal as most have pn's on...

    Be careful removing the seal as most have pn's on them,a lot of times on the back side of the lip.If no numbers then just measure it.Plenty of seal suppliers on the net. Metric Seals inc is a good...
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    Check CRC Inc. I don't see how you could make...

    Check CRC Inc. I don't see how you could make honed tubing as cheap as you can buy it. Their prices on chromed rod is also cheap. They are not the only ones by any means. I have built a few custom...
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    This may help AGCO Automotive Repair Service -...

    This may help AGCO Automotive Repair Service - Baton Rouge, LA - Detailed Auto Topics - Transient Current Flow, A Silent Killer

    Not really that uncommon just hard for the average mechanic to...
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    After owning and making just about every kind of...

    After owning and making just about every kind of stop,the one I liked the best is the type that bolts to the back of the vise.I never use it because its to short. The t-slot mounted ones sometimes...
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    There have been front wheel bearings on some FWD...

    There have been front wheel bearings on some FWD cars fail because of improper grounding. Hard to diagnose since it is gradual. Some cars use a ground cable with two terminals one for the frame and...
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    I have had to make all kinds of odd ball thread...

    I have had to make all kinds of odd ball thread repair inserts. Sometimes from scratch when I can't find a bolt or all thread the correct size to tap. Grade 5 bolts or metric 8.8 works with a quality...
  14. I've had the need to make punches for shim stock...

    I've had the need to make punches for shim stock and gaskets and when needed its always in a rush. Instead of heat treating stock it dawned on me that I have been throwing away good punch material....
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    How else would you list the capacity? On a truck...

    How else would you list the capacity? On a truck with that capacity it would probably make more sense to list at 48" or more. Ultimately it is up to the operator compute weather the load can be...
  16. When cheap standard holders are $20.00 it would...

    When cheap standard holders are $20.00 it would be hard to justify $300. Besides I don't like them for the reason awander mentioned and the fact that a stick tool holder allows some adjustability for...
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    John has it right. Plane bearings are the way to...

    John has it right. Plane bearings are the way to go with no provision to separate. You definatly do not want a spherical bearing on any sissor linkage especially if you are riding on top of it. That...
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    Matt, that is for the mast. There is another for...

    Matt, that is for the mast. There is another for the truck.328571

    This will make more sense. That thing is pretty stout!
    We hired a mechanic that worked for RingPower for 10 years or so as a...
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    mllud22, Thank you!

    mllud22, Thank you!
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    mllud22, if you don't mind post how you flip them...

    mllud22, if you don't mind post how you flip them ,seems to be a common problem.

    I'm not sure who contracted the riggers,us or the manufacturer. The crane was here for 3 days so I don't imagine it...
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    Don't know why the pictures inverted,couldn't fix...

    Don't know why the pictures inverted,couldn't fix it.The link in the first post has a nice video of the machine. The cutters cost 3-3.5mil ea. We are also getting our own laser to burn the die...
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    The second one might have been overkill. They...

    The second one might have been overkill.

    They used what looked like 3/4-1" plates on the flat bed and the loading dock to keep from tearing any thing up.
    The platen weighs over 38 tons.Then...
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    New Machine day

    We have been upgrading some of our equipment and received two new die cutters.MASTERCUT 145 PER - Autoplaten(R) die-cutter - Overview '|' BOBST.

    We had put two in the last few years to replace...
  24. I put a Mits on my Webb 15yrs ago and have not...

    I put a Mits on my Webb 15yrs ago and have not had any of the problems mentioned above. I think I have replaced the battery once maybe twice, been so long I don't remember.

    I've been going to put...
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    The last time I looked I found them in a McGill...

    The last time I looked I found them in a McGill bearing catalog, a few years ago.
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