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  1. Thread: Starrett # 199

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    There is still 1 more level available

    There is still 1 more level available
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    I may have just what your looking for as I have...

    I may have just what your looking for as I have more than 1, I'm also in Mass you can e-mail me [email protected] or call 978 602 6981 if I don't answer leave voice mail and I'll get back to you, in...
  3. Thread: Starrett # 199

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    Starrett # 199

    I'm starting to get old (76) so I'm going to start selling stuff starting with my levels I hve 3 #199
    $300.00 ea shipping included . I prefer Venmo for payment e-mail me to purchase . There will be...
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    I have a 2 X 48 Baldor owned for more than 30...

    I have a 2 X 48 Baldor owned for more than 30 years would not be with out it
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    I cut straight sided spline 3 or 4 times a month...

    I cut straight sided spline 3 or 4 times a month the last one was .996 dia., .196 thick, 6 tooth, in 4140 PH up to 28 teeth on a 6" 4140, we use straight side 60° cutter straight side together spaced...
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    Use gun bluing then with a scriber scratch all...

    Use gun bluing then with a scriber scratch all the lines tada done.
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    Blue it up and see what you have , if your not...

    Blue it up and see what you have , if your not hitting the taper the flat face can be ground to make the taper sit deeper , we are talking about tenths here, go real slow a little bit goes a long...
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    That is not a problem, at my place of employment...

    That is not a problem, at my place of employment we turn stuff with a 1 in 24 pitch down to 1 in 1, its neat watching the chuck turn at 1 rpm and the handle wheel on the carriage almost spinning that...
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    That appears to be a rolling key clutch, they...

    That appears to be a rolling key clutch, they have been basically outlawed, THEY ARE DANGEROUS ,now if some one gets hurt your company is screwed, OSHA will be in and they're is not going to nice and...
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    I use a thread cleaner that I make, take a piece...

    I use a thread cleaner that I make, take a piece of heavy wire (I use 3/16 rod the same stuff that 5 gallon bucket handles are made of) bend it into a tight "u" then bend the ends out to 90°, then...
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    I started playing machinist at the ripe old age...

    I started playing machinist at the ripe old age of 13 when I went to trade school I'm now 74+ and still work full time 40+ hours per week.
  12. Before I'd beat on a machine I'd loosen the hand...

    Before I'd beat on a machine I'd loosen the hand wheel and what ever else then push the screw toward the table while turning it in the right direction to feed into the nut , the screw should only...
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    When my business was open I shipped a lot of...

    When my business was open I shipped a lot of items but the best one was when I was shipping some ball screws down south, protected them like I would like to get, protected with foam , plywood box...
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    When I worked at a gun factory we spun the barrel...

    When I worked at a gun factory we spun the barrel and drill in opposite directions , they would run very close to perfect.
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    Are you reaming the hole before tapping, they...

    Are you reaming the hole before tapping, they make pipe reamers for all the sizes.
  16. It looks like it was milled with a corn cob end...

    It looks like it was milled with a corn cob end mill and probably dull to boot.
  17. I go usually just to replenish my supply of pens...

    I go usually just to replenish my supply of pens and stuff but if your needing any thing made forged, cast, molded, wired, just go with a drawing or a sample and talk to a lot of vendors you'll...
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    My boss just got me a Tool Mex forged steel 12...

    My boss just got me a Tool Mex forged steel 12 1/2" 3 jaw adjust tru chuck "WOW" I can put a piece of 4140 in the chuck, face and center drill stick about half out, can be any where from 15 to 40...
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    I've modified many t-nuts you can use a surface...

    I've modified many t-nuts you can use a surface grinder to make them to fit or set them up in the mill and machine them.
  20. When I had my shop there was no time clocks,...

    When I had my shop there was no time clocks, everybody worked 40 hours but not me I usually put in about 70 , every Friday we went to lunch on me. They always got a Xmas bonus never less than $500.00...
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    77ironhead I'll look in the massive quantity of...

    77ironhead I'll look in the massive quantity of odd ball taps at work Mon..
  22. My shop did a RFQ for a 12" steady rest for one...

    My shop did a RFQ for a 12" steady rest for one of our lathes it came back at $27,000.00 . I made a 16" steady rest for a customer that I was into for $1,200.00 they traded me a DSG (22" X 15')lathe...
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    And GE has there own specials which I have a set...

    And GE has there own specials which I have a set of standard is 1"-8 but GE is 1"-7 . Got my set at GE when doing work for them.
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    We have a Knuth lathe at work and our TTA can do...

    We have a Knuth lathe at work and our TTA can do about 12" of 20° included angle turned a nozzle the other day 18° included 6" long the finish looked like it was ground, no way I could get that...
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    Mcgyver yes it's still running 4+ years and often...

    Mcgyver yes it's still running 4+ years and often forgetting to release the tension on the belt, it was just a standard 6 groove serpentine belt.
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