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    CNC plasma tables are a game changer. There's a...

    CNC plasma tables are a game changer. There's a number of table manufacturers building 48"X48" tables that are not going to take up much more space than a large band saw.
    Air plasma machine torches...
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    I can save you the phone call, Pexto will tell...

    I can save you the phone call, Pexto will tell you the rating listed on the shear is the maximum you can safely shear. And that is taking into consideration that the blades are sharp, and the blade...
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    Yes, I have seen laminated dies as well. my...

    Yes, I have seen laminated dies as well. my family has been in the manufacturing business for over 100 years.
    We probably have over 50 shop made dies sitting around here from different projects over...
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    We rebuilt our K&T mill a few years back and I...

    We rebuilt our K&T mill a few years back and I recall the only thing on the drive through the housing was the Iron oilite bearing, if there was a seal ours didn't have it.
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    Hi Ramsy, If there's any part numbers on it,...

    Hi Ramsy, If there's any part numbers on it, here's some possibilities for the drive gear on the little guy.
    2E or 2CE, used a P.N. AR AY29
    2H-2CH, used P.N AR AZ 24,but with only a 40spindle...
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    It looks a lot like the highspeed drive gear. And...

    It looks a lot like the highspeed drive gear. And it's anyone guess if there were any variations, but we have two K&T verticals for the model K and on both units the drive and driven gear have the 4...
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    As far as I remember Miller Syncrowave 500 were...

    As far as I remember Miller Syncrowave 500 were single phase input not 3-phase. And on the 180 Lincoln motor/generator the RPC powered the welding generators electric motor that in turn drive the...
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    Years ago we purchased a couple of replacement...

    Years ago we purchased a couple of replacement draw bars from MSC, they had a longer hex head and the shaft size has different, most likely an import. That said they rattled when in use. We did not...
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    So many companies that used to manufacture their...

    So many companies that used to manufacture their products here in the good old USA are now building in China.
    Like it or not the quality just is not the same. Same company name just crap in the box...
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    If you have the time and correct tools anything...

    If you have the time and correct tools anything pretty much is rebuildable.
    I cannot understand why someone would weld on jaws. that said why add that thin strip in the middle of that mess. I am...
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    Process of elimination, assuming you have checked...

    Process of elimination, assuming you have checked your lathe spindle to confirm it is running true, Use a indicator and bar(side load the spindle) and confirm there is no movement. I have seen chucks...
  12. Totally agree with RC Mech, Thousands of shops...

    Totally agree with RC Mech, Thousands of shops store and use compressed gases outdoors. Just keep in mind that if you have employees or OSHA inspections then there must be a divider between Acetylene...
  13. What type of gas?

    What type of gas?
  14. Vintage machinery has a bunch of operator's...

    Vintage machinery has a bunch of operator's manuals for the older Niagara, that you can down load.
    Most all mechanical shear manufactures list a total stroke per minute based on several factors such...
  15. Looks very nice. These Monarchs run forever.70...

    Looks very nice. These Monarchs run forever.70 years old and most likely good for another 70 years.
    Try buying a new lathe today that will still be working good in a hundred years from now.
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    I aways loved the term made of Aircraft grade...

    I aways loved the term made of Aircraft grade aluminum for many things aluminum, begs the question sewer pumps and their related equipment is commonly built out of Stainless, so how come nobody ever...
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    Try purchasing heavy plate, the difference...

    Try purchasing heavy plate, the difference between last year at this time and how just scares the hell out of me. In the past I was loyal to two different steel suppliers and they pretty much gave us...
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    Some years back we purchased a model CCB, it's an...

    Some years back we purchased a model CCB, it's an early 1940's model.
    It came out of a lumber mills machine shop in Oregon, they were the original owners having purchased it new just before the...
  19. We built simple swing arm jibs with chain falls...

    We built simple swing arm jibs with chain falls above our larger mills.
    There great for removing/installing the vertical heads, installing dividing heads and loading material onto the bed.
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    Ya, generally about 12 bucks to hydro, although...

    Ya, generally about 12 bucks to hydro, although some fillers charge 25 bucks or more in some cases.
    Steel cylinders are amazing, I have seen High pressure cylinders that had {INT] build dates of the...
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    Your cylinders are customer owned cylinders. The...

    Your cylinders are customer owned cylinders. The reason for no retest date is that the cylinders were tested when manufactured and then sold, and used during there PRE 5-year hydro cycle.
    So if your...
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    First off it's not going to work on a 120 VAC...

    First off it's not going to work on a 120 VAC invert drive, If you don't have 3 phase input power they do work real well on a rotary phase converter, If I remember correctly there are 3 or 4...
  23. Ya, what the hell, our smallest lathe is a 16"x60"

    Ya, what the hell, our smallest lathe is a 16"x60"
  24. We use Motor guards and moisture traps on all our...

    We use Motor guards and moisture traps on all our Air plasma units, Never had any moisture related problems.
    Just keep up on the filter cartage.
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    Yes, as I said before it can be done , but for...

    Yes, as I said before it can be done , but for correct shielding gas control you will be disappointed.
    I would strongly suggest field installing the Miller PC 50.
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