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    As in any machine purpose, a great deal depends...

    As in any machine purpose, a great deal depends upon the prospective use by the owner. The trick is to find a lathe that has not been too badly used, and tooling is a positive plus. I have both the...
  2. No matter what path you choose to follow, learn...

    No matter what path you choose to follow, learn to weld. Stick, TIG, wire, braze, solder, learn it all, or as much as you can. Any career in metal technology will benefit from this skill. It lends...
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    I would ask the owner what he wants for the two...

    I would ask the owner what he wants for the two machines. If he wants more than $500, walk away. If he wants less than $500, tell him you will offer $550 for both. If you make a deal, make sure...
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    I concur with the wedge-type set-up. Do yourself...

    I concur with the wedge-type set-up. Do yourself a favor and purchase a tangential tool holder for 1/8", or my favorite, the 1/4" HSS bits. The tangential is very versatile, and makes sharpening...
  5. Thread: Bore reamers

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    If I read your new firearms laws correctly, your...

    If I read your new firearms laws correctly, your government is holding a reservation for you at the handlebar hotel.
  6. The first thing to check is engine cooling...

    The first thing to check is engine cooling system. A stuck thermostat or low antifreeze should be eliminated. Next, make sure the coolant is making it to the LP convertor. A rebuild kit is an easy...
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    The older Harrison machines would be suitable. ...

    The older Harrison machines would be suitable. The Rockwell 11" lathe is more plentiful as well as cheaper to own.
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    Every item one might require for performing...

    Every item one might require for performing regular maintenance, or the importunate emergency.
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    Since you are in New Jersey, you may be better...

    Since you are in New Jersey, you may be better served to toss them in the river. The laws in your state are draconian, to say the least.
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    What type of well do you have? Six inch drilled?...

    What type of well do you have? Six inch drilled? 24 Inch bored? two inch punched? If it is a 6 in, the standard sealed cap mentioned above will keep the mice out. If it is a bored well, you can...
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    Keen men and keen edges.

    Keen men and keen edges.
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    The on-line resume flurry is a waste of time. ...

    The on-line resume flurry is a waste of time. Find a town or city that your wife likes. Move there, and take any job that looks like it might be interesting. Do a good job for your employer, and...
  13. Get away with all you can. Sort through at your...

    Get away with all you can. Sort through at your convenience. Put the excess on fleabay.
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    Don't waste time and money on a cobbled-up boring...

    Don't waste time and money on a cobbled-up boring bar setup. Get on your computer and find a Chinese copy of an Aloris AXA toolpost. You can get a full set for a very reasonable cost. The same...
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    The mystery in rubber rolls is the selection of...

    The mystery in rubber rolls is the selection of the proper compound and the required Shore durometer needed to do the job. To do your job correctly, the ideal is an adequate lathe and a tool post...
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    The first shop I worked in had a steam coil in...

    The first shop I worked in had a steam coil in the men's room. The "Master Mechanic" thought the machinists were taking too long in the crapper. That plant is now an antique mall.
  17. If your #12 had 5V tooling, you can sell the...

    If your #12 had 5V tooling, you can sell the tooling on fleabay and get the cash to purchase a good mill.
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    I wonder how many hours of machine and layout...

    I wonder how many hours of machine and layout time was spent in this project.
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    Camille not only added some things to the shore,...

    Camille not only added some things to the shore, she totally removed many, many man-made constructs.
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    ML-20 is simply an equipment number assigned to...

    ML-20 is simply an equipment number assigned to this machine by a previous owner. The lathe is a Rockwell 11' machine. It may be equipped with a threaded spindle or a later type. Do the threading...
  21. A 5 HP idler will do the job. A 7.5 or 10 HP...

    A 5 HP idler will do the job. A 7.5 or 10 HP idler will allow for other 3-phase loads in the future. Good schematics to suit your needs are available on this forum.
  22. Have the Steelers moved to Michigan?

    Have the Steelers moved to Michigan?
  23. The down-side to the handy sliding door is the...

    The down-side to the handy sliding door is the lower track. A small crowbar will lift the door off the track, so that it can be pulled outwards and defeated.
  24. Instead of guessing and asking the crowd, have...

    Instead of guessing and asking the crowd, have you ever thought of contacting a fire protection company to get their take on what is needed, and the best layout for most protection? You do not want...
  25. Thread: Recession?

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    The democrat's fondest hope is that they can...

    The democrat's fondest hope is that they can jawbone a recession before the 2020 election. Every possible effort is being taken to affect this anomaly through lies, market manipulation, and...
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