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  1. Thats measuring the bow or crown of the table I...

    Thats measuring the bow or crown of the table
    I set that to zero on the best flat reference surface I had. The wide flat way of there best lathe
    I had checked that way surface with a sensitive...
  2. Thread: Cost for Rewind?

    by Hbjj
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    There is a sub forum here about electrical issues...

    There is a sub forum here about electrical issues try that

    I got a quote about 2 years ago for rewinding a 7.5 hp two speed 240v 3 ph motor at 1400$
    It was cheaper to buy a new one...
  3. The two bp tables I worked on are still in...

    The two bp tables I worked on are still in service several years on and I have reinspected several pump drive shafts after peening and a stint in service and all was well.
    I did set both tables up...
  4. I've peened two Bridgeport tables And...

    I've peened two Bridgeport tables
    And straightened many a propeller shaft with peening i find it to be a slow and precise process

    It sounds like you're table has alot of bow to it it might not...
  5. One pin per joint would be limited to the...

    One pin per joint would be limited to the accuracy of the fit of the machines joint...
    Two would be better three pins per joint would be best

    I think one pin per joint to get you close is a...
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    I'm no pro but IMHO your over thinking it a bit ...

    I'm no pro but IMHO your over thinking it a bit

    Yes debur you're new tool and use it

    I think you will find that it works great at what it was designed to do (measure the parallelism of ways...
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    Save yourself the money/time/frustration of a...

    Save yourself the money/time/frustration of a cheep plate.
    Wait and save up if you have to and buy a quality product
    Take care of it and it will probably last a lifetime in a home shop

    The art...
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    The simplest way I can think of is to compare the...

    The simplest way I can think of is to compare the surface to itself

    You need a dti and a (guage) that you can invert on the plate
    Look at fma page 28
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    I make my own scrapers by brazing pretty much...

    I make my own scrapers by brazing pretty much whatever carbide I have laying around
    I have not noticed a significant difference in edge holding abilities of the different grades

    My favorite is...
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    541x you say I'm going to look that up I'm not...

    541x you say
    I'm going to look that up
    I'm not sure the ruger can ever shoot 1 moa constantly (that is my goal)
    I'm interested in shooting NRL22 matches and the smallest target I've seen there is...
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    I'm messing with the cheap gm barrel and they are...

    I'm messing with the cheap gm barrel and they are basically wine barrel shaped inside
    Tight ends loose middle with one tighter spot about 8"in from a end
    They also usually have one grove that is a...
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    The first barrel I cut with it was also a green...

    The first barrel I cut with it was also a green mountain but 4140

    The reamer setup 294400
    But after seeing how bad this reamer is I'm not going to use it anymore

    Im getting set up to chamber...
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    Its is a basically new reamer 1 chamber about 10...

    Its is a basically new reamer 1 chamber about 10 years ago
    But the finish on it is very poor under magnification 294387
    Chamber is .2275 reamer is about. 227
    The bore scope I'm using 294388
    ...
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    Bad 22lr chamber finish help

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    Ptg 52d reamer
    Green mountain 416ss barrel
    Ridgid dark thread cutting oil (its very old I'm guessing 20 years)
    I'm holding the reamer with a tap handle and a center finder in a drill...
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    I would set it up on a surface plate with the...

    I would set it up on a surface plate with the flats up using just 3 jacking screws
    A height gauge and a bump guage should tell you what you need to know
    Personally I'd scrap it right there on the...
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    I had the same problem except no tree root I...

    I had the same problem except no tree root
    I removed the old sealer then bleached and pressure washed it
    And resealed it with this
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    Says you can use it in water tanks 293746
    It sets up...
  17. Thread: 50 bmg handloader

    by Hbjj
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    Not my problem OP wants a tool I can make it's...

    Not my problem
    OP wants a tool I can make it's that simple
    Im a machinist not a financial advisor/reloading instructor

    I fully expect the OP to know what he wants/needs
  18. Thread: 50 bmg handloader

    by Hbjj
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    Found this when I was working up your quote...

    Found this when I was working up your quote 291739
    This makes perfect sense because as said above the force needed to full length size is huge!
  19. Thread: 50 bmg handloader

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    Good thing lee loaders only neck size rifle brass...

    Good thing lee loaders only neck size rifle brass then...
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    If you're spindle carrier and it's rails were...

    If you're spindle carrier and it's rails were finished you could (tram) the upright to the finished bottom rails with your indicator

    No new tools needed

    Bravo and good luck on this very...
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    I'm not a machine tool rebuilder but I used to be...

    I'm not a machine tool rebuilder but I used to be a repair machinist before covid...
    I would bore each side of the gear for a .oo1 ish slip fit on your sealed bearing leaving the center .200 ish...
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    Page 28 of Moore's fma book shows this 290938 ...

    Page 28 of Moore's fma book shows this 290938

    Someday I will build one except I will use three tooling balls that are adjustable in height and can be reached by a indicator from either side
    The...
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    I'm all for making your own tools you will learn...

    I'm all for making your own tools you will learn alot more than just buying them
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    Some tools made out of scrap

    Hopefully your Grizzlie plate is better than the one I had mine was...
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    Skip the (slot mill) And use the traditional...

    Skip the (slot mill)
    And use the traditional tool for making holes...
    A drill bit
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    As other more knowledgable people have suggested...

    As other more knowledgable people have suggested cutting these rectangle pieces is not the bottleneck fitting and sewing is much slower

    There's a different pattern that has a inside radius that...
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