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  1. Unless you are much older, hugging twice a day is...

    Unless you are much older, hugging twice a day is therapeutic; but only a K&T 2D, Cincinnati Monoset, Pacemaker-Monarch or Axelson, any DeVlieg, G&L something, you get the idea. Appreciation for tech...
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    Nice enough laid out machine, copy or not. Could...

    Nice enough laid out machine, copy or not. Could be Brierley is the copy...
    Re-Paint tells me original, right over tags and serials. Canadian motor tag says so too. Near guarantee Anglo made, moving...
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    There are two (or more) issues with multi start...

    There are two (or more) issues with multi start taps, let alone full depth ACME. Even if one had a lathe that clocks additional starts, achieving a high tool grade finish is a different story....
  4. Most of us regard 'price' different than 'value'....

    Most of us regard 'price' different than 'value'.
    Laying out $XXX for 1 complete volume of information, that might take 4 to equal is a normal perspective.
    Having a copy of So & So reflects an...
  5. Similar but not for sale, mine arrived, also B602...

    Similar but not for sale, mine arrived, also B602 with serial 1190, but has cabinet and spindle motor. Interesting that more than 1600 units separate the two examples.

    No pics at the moment, but...
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    You (we) know Dillon Precision, possibly their...

    You (we) know Dillon Precision, possibly their other branches of Dillon Aero and Dillon Optics.
    There is no obvious connection to Dillon Manufacturing.
    Dillon Aero - Wikipedia

    I suspected such...
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    Except a liquidation of power chucks is far short...

    Except a liquidation of power chucks is far short of the the bot's longish list "Our lines of chuck jaws include:

    Application Chucks
    Manual Chucks
    NC Rotary Tables
    Power Chucks...
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    Don't expect replies from CA, apparently no...

    Don't expect replies from CA, apparently no longer legal to operate metal spray.
    But import car tuners dragging parts, overly tinted windows, Maxwell coffee can muffler tips, excessive exhaust and...
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    NOT directing this against OP, that's more than...

    NOT directing this against OP, that's more than wrong.
    I'm using his sentence, so often voiced by hiring body We've had quite a hard time finding experienced metal workers over the past 5-6 years....
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    Yup. As if this big crowd imagines themselves...

    Yup. As if this big crowd imagines themselves members of the witness protection program. Or whatever.
  11. 2" is quite the common spindle bore, right into...

    2" is quite the common spindle bore, right into some pretty damn big machines. 2" only held me back once, crowning muzzle of a reproduction '49 Walker. Big dang sub-frame too long to get behind...
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    I respond with old posts frequently. Noting spam...

    I respond with old posts frequently. Noting spam just might save someone who's not read every single post a thread contains. None of us can provide one time "this is OK now, but it wasspam, really!"....
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    A quick-fix recommendation, then low grade thread...

    A quick-fix recommendation, then low grade thread hack:

    If spring is broken near original loop, bend out adjacent coil into a hook and reattach. While it's apart, put a dab of paint/ on
    threaded...
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    Not only a living, but can make new machines as...

    Not only a living, but can make new machines as well; so I'm told.
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    Oh yes, impossible to find. It's not unlike...

    Oh yes, impossible to find. It's not unlike looking for the right machine tool; look at enough and you'll know.
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    Caveat for ads touting Steam Punk before more...

    Caveat for ads touting Steam Punk before more important details like, 'it works'. Any bozo who can't figure out how to test hasn't even an electric hand drill, or is well, a bozo.
    Of direct contact...
  17. Page 4, of a 10 year old thread. But truths are...

    Page 4, of a 10 year old thread.
    But truths are truths........such as page 2 where it was mentioned how [pick two] careless-unscrupulous,un-knowledgable sellers can be. It's a tossup who is worse,...
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    Not aware what scale these are, but appear well...

    Not aware what scale these are, but appear well made to be interchangeable. I'd be tempted to build tooling for them, provided the ranges overlap. Potential use in lathe, mill, grinding for sure.
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    I'll suggest, being as we all have some manuals,...

    I'll suggest, being as we all have some manuals, an easy way [to me anyhow] method of making personal list. I've built up a substantial shop on my own, and keeping track of what's in and what's...
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    Always a tremendous range of answers to...

    Always a tremendous range of answers to questions; formulae, theories, experience, speculation, results, even fails.

    My transfer blocks are both types, laminated and pin. Laminated are brass,...
  21. Going out on a limb here..... May I suggest;...

    Going out on a limb here.....
    May I suggest; turn your 8620 clean for easy rolling fit and flange in heavy wall tubing as 'tires'.
    Bore the 'wheels' way off center for gusseted connection to...
  22. Sssssssssh Henry Maudslay or Joseph Whitworth...

    Sssssssssh Henry Maudslay or Joseph Whitworth might hear.

    Surface plate - Wikipedia
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    Fabricate a wheel guard

    No I don't.
    Machines guards like that signify control of lots of dust, or an odd electrostatic [?] process I cannot describe knowledgeably.
    Good news, any recip I've seen has a machined area,...
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    In agreement, start with forcing cone. Provided...

    In agreement, start with forcing cone. Provided there is sufficient wall thickness [per Brownell or equal instrument], the reamer is reasonably priced and doesn't/ cant alter headspace. 2-3/4" is...
  25. Consensus seems to taper away from relying on...

    Consensus seems to taper away from relying on dowels; visualizing the slide might reposition but the entire attachment might not know about it. Sine bar approach far more reasonable and could be...
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