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    Id use silastic.

    Id use silastic.
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    Regretfully,its a mess ...I doubt you have any...

    Regretfully,its a mess ...I doubt you have any fusion at all,and if it holds under gear load ,it will be a miracle.
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    Well,OEM call it legacy spares ,only because they...

    Well,OEM call it legacy spares ,only because they dont want to seem rude and call it worn out old S**t......which is what they think.......Your best bet is to dismantle the cylinder ,and take the...
  4. The 3208s are very light for any...

    The 3208s are very light for any diesel,especially a 10.5 L one......I found them to be pretty trouble free,but very touchy about valve spring replacement,and also checking and replacing rod bolts if...
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    Meantime,vaccinations have dropped alarmingly...

    Meantime,vaccinations have dropped alarmingly since the latest death.....Senior medico issues reassuring statement..."The vaccine is a live chimpanzee virus used as a vector to deliver genetically...
  6. Caterpillar were making complete trucks.....they...

    Caterpillar were making complete trucks.....they had to get some special permission to sell them here as they wernt EPA compliant.....I know of a few 3208s in pickup size trucks....guy I know is...
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    When I was in maintenance at a hospital workshop...

    When I was in maintenance at a hospital workshop ,there was always calls complaining about the hot water supply in the sisters quarters.......I used to say "send that useless Vic Bell ,and tell him...
  8. All DD engines are now Benz /MAN/euro...

    All DD engines are now Benz /MAN/euro stuff......the 5 is a 5L four stroke four.
  9. I once bought a large number of Kennametal...

    I once bought a large number of Kennametal specials like that ......never used them ,robbed the inserts ,seats,screws .....everyone buys useful stuff and never uses it.
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    Ive got a Ward long bar feed in the...

    Ive got a Ward long bar feed in the container-stuff is next to be moved or scrapped.....lots of weight and takes up a lot of space......I prefer the short bar feed ,which worked with a sort of...
  11. Thread: Beginners Lathe

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    Seems to be an attempt to turn an unsupported 12"...

    Seems to be an attempt to turn an unsupported 12" long bar.......tailstock centre support may make a bit of a difference.
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    DS is dual slide...I once bought a 3DS AutoWard...

    DS is dual slide...I once bought a 3DS AutoWard from the Qld Railways,for peanuts ,because it was electronic and obsolete.....In beautiful condition,as was all the QGR machine tools,tons of spares...
  13. Jermy ,the BS meter has dun broke the needle...

    Jermy ,the BS meter has dun broke the needle after that.....in any case in the very unlikely event of a stuck rack ,you can always pull the emergency stop,and have a somewhat smoky...
  14. Thread: Die filer

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    I d say around $100 would pull them up.......I...

    I d say around $100 would pull them up.......I saw one in a scrappies yard,and offered him $50 for it,he said he wanted more..
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    I get an idea how big they are,the bits go past...

    I get an idea how big they are,the bits go past my front door every night for months on end ....blades are 86 metres long....dunno where they come from ..China most likely....the generators have two...
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    One of the effective wipers Ive seen is a brass...

    One of the effective wipers Ive seen is a brass angle piece,held to the saddle by spring loaded screws,such that the leading edge of the brass angle is in contact with the bed,and quickly forms a...
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    here ,a permanent employee has to be given...

    here ,a permanent employee has to be given written warnings,verbal warnings,counselled by employers and supervisors,and a written notice of termination,stating reasons ,and a record of the assorted...
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    Ever since Al Gore invented the...

    Ever since Al Gore invented the internet,millenials think they can find something for nothing if the spend enough time looking.....Consequently they refuse to pay for any kind of help or...
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    OP has come upon the rock of not issuing adverse...

    OP has come upon the rock of not issuing adverse reports and written warnings in a timely manner....Ive no doubt there are similar wrongful dismissal laws in England as here,and so someone cannot...
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    Well ,vehicles are searched at checkpoints here...

    Well ,vehicles are searched at checkpoints here too,the authorities in Queensland are making sure all the bananas are bent to the right,as we dont want any of the pinko socialist greenie fruit...
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    I noticed a couple of lathes Ive scrapped...

    I noticed a couple of lathes Ive scrapped recently had the brass plate "Autoclean" type of filter ,with the T handle in the top that is turned to clear out the plate stack element.......Lathes...
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    The various vaccines are claimed to reduce the...

    The various vaccines are claimed to reduce the severity of the virus by several orders of magnitude once the vaccinated person develops full immunity following the second dose.........vaccines are...
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    Just about every small motor now has a nickasil...

    Just about every small motor now has a nickasil bore,and wear is not an issue....They can be bored out,and a liner substituted ,if there is enough metal in the cylinder.....A friend of mine used to...
  24. I set up a hydraulic independent feed on a much...

    I set up a hydraulic independent feed on a much bigger lathe to cut 5' long splines using an independant milling head....it didnt feed thru the gearbox,but was installed on the tailstock end of the...
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    You would have stayed if there was ...minibikes...

    You would have stayed if there was ...minibikes...
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