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    . I like to loop the webbing around the ends of...

    . I like to loop the webbing around the ends of the bed so long as there isn't a risk of them bending a cover or lead-screw. looping it around the chip pan like that, I'd be afraid of it slipping off...
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    There's a set of CAD drawings for one of the...

    There's a set of CAD drawings for one of the Curta calculators, one at 1:1 scale and another at 3:1. I've printed most of the parts for the latter except from a few small one that don't print well at...
  3. It showcases how veterans are a great solution to...

    It showcases how veterans are a great solution to the manufacturing skills gap.
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    Sticky: I saw your post but I wasn't sure if my C9W10JR...

    I saw your post but I wasn't sure if my C9W10JR was the same as your C9-10JR. Yours certainly looked a lot cleaner
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    Sticky: just picked up a 10 x20 ee 51784 4/ 76 with no...

    just picked up a 10 x20 ee 51784 4/ 76 with no tailstock anybody have one that i can aford to buy ?
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    Sticky: Good thread about workshop cleaniness is missing,

    Good thread about workshop cleaniness is missing,
  7. A horizontal boring machine is a tough sell. I...

    A horizontal boring machine is a tough sell. I know because I have one I want to sell.
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    've just added a coolant system to my Grinder...

    've just added a coolant system to my Grinder (J&S 540) after about 13 yrs of dry grinding. I have a large job coming up and thought I should get around to it after all this time.

    Surprisingly far...
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    Plasma cutter uses the heat generated by arcing...

    Plasma cutter uses the heat generated by arcing between the material and electrode inside the torch to partially melt or evaporate the metal, and removes the molten metal by high-speed plasma...
  10. Kustom, which element failed without the Epoxy?...

    Kustom, which element failed without the Epoxy? The seal for the liquid, or the resistance to abuse? Or both? Obviously if it can't stand the abuse, the liquid part is not going to work out. Just...
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    I was on printed Ultem intakes for 2 years. Lots...

    I was on printed Ultem intakes for 2 years. Lots of fatigue issues from pressure pulses and not to mention what happens if/when it backfires. I would say a printed intake would make a good prototype.
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    GREAT Fast Wire is very different and cutting off...

    GREAT Fast Wire is very different and cutting off parts from the plate seems like a very good use
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    Just got a Dremel 3D printer from Home Depot in...

    Just got a Dremel 3D printer from Home Depot in my office and I absolutely love it for making prototype assemblies for automation equipment. Got it for $400 on Ebay (1000.00 new). The printing...
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    If you want to go up a bit in the melt temp...

    If you want to go up a bit in the melt temp scale,consider a babbit .....tin,copper and antimony.......antimony is the traditional hardener for tin /lead mixes,a small trace of arsenic also makes the...
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    Dont have any. Not doing this kind od stuff on...

    Dont have any. Not doing this kind od stuff on cam beacuse of this problem. Same surface that is on graphic is on part.
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    librecad i have used to calculate geometry...

    librecad i have used to calculate geometry coordinates of intersecting arcs lines at angles, tangent points etc. 2D cad but it works. there are youtube videos on it
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    Turn it using controlled threading (G32) with,...

    Turn it using controlled threading (G32) with, for example, ISCAR round inserts. I made a particular macro for this purpose in my former workplace - no CAM needed.
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    Sticky: These variables are local to the program....

    These variables are local to the program. Normally used to transfer values to a cycle call, or as intermediate mathematical value holders. I hate using local variables because of one major issue with...
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    Sticky: If you've asked for help, finish the thread by...

    If you've asked for help, finish the thread by thanking those that took the time to try to help you. This is simple common decency, but I've noted many new posters that ask for help, then never...
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    I have always thought that the crank,flywheel,...

    I have always thought that the crank,flywheel, and pistons from a D john deere with the pistons pointed straight up and the mailbox fastened to the piston that is at top dead center. An even more...
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    Today you would build a cruise-missile and ECM...

    Today you would build a cruise-missile and ECM platform, possibly with some anti-satellite capability, not a gun platform. And the heavy armor belt is almost pointless against airborne, submarine,...
  22. Ours is to the right of the headstock behind the...

    Ours is to the right of the headstock behind the table with enough room to change belts comfortably at eye level. Seems comfortable and at the right place to me.
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    We use the uncut feature on our machine so we can...

    We use the uncut feature on our machine so we can put as many parts on our machine as possible.
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    I am struggling to repair some electrical parts...

    I am struggling to repair some electrical parts on my Mecrode Minor.
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    Industrial manipulators: a complete range of...

    Industrial manipulators: a complete range of ergonomic and safe load,it may be industrial manipulators of the PN Series featuring pneumatic control technology.
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