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    Thanks for the replies. I hear what all of you...

    Thanks for the replies. I hear what all of you are saying. I was more wondering if there was an industry standard for hole location/centerline. We typically used two dial indicators to get it in...
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    Electric motor question

    Does anyone know how accurate the base or mounting bolts are located on an electric motor in regards to the centerline of the motor shaft? Not concerned with the elevation centerline, not sure of...
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    Gary, as men work defines who we are, where we...

    Gary, as men work defines who we are, where we belong. Had words with one of my former bosses today. He changed departments. Astounding how one in charge can't comprehend how him, as a boss,...
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    Thanks for all the info I'll give it a try and...

    Thanks for all the info I'll give it a try and let you know what happens.
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    I ran one of these. Those machines rock when you...

    I ran one of these. Those machines rock when you get them dialed in. These's a brass block that backs up the cutting bar so it doesn't deflect when cutting. The table pulls the part away on the...
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    Mounting Drill Chucks

    Looking for opinions on the the best methods to mount drill chucks on different size Jacobs arbors I recently acquired. Heard use chalk, warm them up for a shrink fit and other advice. Let me know...
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    Nick name for these were "Widow Makers". Older...

    Nick name for these were "Widow Makers". Older Iron Workers had to use these when erecting buildings. These had a shit load of torque, holding them and trying not to get knocked off the building...
  8. Much appreciated. Wife wants to take this thing...

    Much appreciated. Wife wants to take this thing on a long road trip and I don't want any problems.
  9. It's a 2000 with 220,000 miles. Pinion bearing...

    It's a 2000 with 220,000 miles. Pinion bearing seal is leaking as well as seals at the CV shafts. The wife parks in the garage, quite a turn. Full time AWD doesn't like it. As a side bar,...
  10. O.T. Front Differential I.D. 2000 AWD Astro Van

    So here I am returning to the "Table of Knowledge" hat in hand. Does anyone know what model, type, nickname for the type of front differential that's in a 2000 AWD Chevy Astro van? I swear this...
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    Lawyer is for the workers comp claims. Either...

    Lawyer is for the workers comp claims. Either way they win.
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    Used one similar to the one a long time ago. It...

    Used one similar to the one a long time ago. It had several cool attachments, one faced and squared the ends of the valve stem where the rocker arm contacted it and another reground the radius on...
  13. Countryboy to and a little levity to this post. ...

    Countryboy to and a little levity to this post. My father had high blood pressure, every time my brother took him to the Doc it would be up. One day my sister had to take him, my brother was busy. ...
  14. Toolcat, I started playing golf more seriously...

    Toolcat, I started playing golf more seriously than before. I've been playing casually for about 20 years. Last season my playing partner said my clubs looked "too short". I started a thread here...
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    Worked for a guy back in the day who made a one...

    Worked for a guy back in the day who made a one and done cutting bit out of oil hardening drill rod. Heat, quench, grind use.
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    Had two '89 Blazers got 12 good years out of...

    Had two '89 Blazers got 12 good years out of them. I currently have a 2000 AWD Astro with 216,000 on the clock rust is finally showing up. The '03 Tahoe I have on the other hand has rust popping up...
  17. BTW. Would using SS or nickle copper tubing...

    BTW. Would using SS or nickle copper tubing really cost that much more? My daughters '09 Cobalt has nickle copper brake lines and steel gas lines. They rusted through. Rock Auto fuel line kit...
  18. I almost wiped out a car load of teenagers when...

    I almost wiped out a car load of teenagers when the lines on my '03 Tahoe burst. They flew out of a parking lot without looking (in a Nissan no less). Pulled right out in front of me, I was doing...
  19. As one friend told me when I showed him the one I...

    As one friend told me when I showed him the one I took from said pallets: “if the needle ticks on that thing run your hands through your hair, you won’t have it much longer...”

    Shit, I'm...
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    "Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden"

    "Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden"
  21. A guy at work has discovered a new formula to be...

    A guy at work has discovered a new formula to be edited into the latest Machinery Handbook. It states: Time Over Space Equals Stuff. If you want to see people with Extensive collections look no...
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    Mtndew, I'm 58 and would do anything to go play...

    Mtndew, I'm 58 and would do anything to go play golf, share a meal or watch a sunset with my Dad. Enjoy the time with your Uncle. Ask him a lot of questions about family. Not to sound like a...
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    I used to play with my Dad and his buddies. All...

    I used to play with my Dad and his buddies. All were in their 80's at the time. They'd hit off the tee and maybe go 125 150 tops, I get up there swing for the cheap seats and I'm also 150 out only...
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    Left handed people are the only ones in their...

    Left handed people are the only ones in their right minds.
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    Appreciate all the info. As far as my lack of...

    Appreciate all the info. As far as my lack of knowledge I did a shit load of research prior to making any changes. Shafts match my swing speed, grips sized to my hands, length determined by my...
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