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    No, they have a pump that circulates the oil...

    No, they have a pump that circulates the oil through a coil and reservoir.
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    A wood shaper, Tyrone. Thanks, John!

    A wood shaper, Tyrone.

    Thanks, John!
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    Hi John, Thanks for the response, sounds like...

    Hi John,

    Thanks for the response, sounds like an excellent choice. The operating RPM is 9000. I presume lighter fit higher speeds, am I correct?
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    Bearing Help - which Lube?

    Hi All,

    I am helping a friend work out details on a 1970’s~ Martin shaper. The machine uses FAG 6212-TB-P5 oil bath bearings and the machine manufacturer requests the user to use their special...
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    Thank you, both!

    Thank you, both!
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    Wadkin PP Sliding Table Saw

    Early 1970s Wadkin(UK) Patternmaker's sliding table saw. Heavily built at 2600lbs. and with an 18" blade capacity- several blades are included This saw has every option: miter quadrant complete,...
  7. Really you could move it any amount, travel to...

    Really you could move it any amount, travel to the hole and bump into it with an edge finder and you'd know your new position. I doubt this would be good to .001" but I would expect it to be within...
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    For this kind of application you may want to try...

    For this kind of application you may want to try something like 3M spray adhesives.
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    They probably would have rusted in any type of...

    They probably would have rusted in any type of case, wooden or otherwise. I tend to oil everything with light oil then wipe it clean when I need to use it. Not everything is used daily, since I am...
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    Welding on aluminum that has oil in its pores is...

    Welding on aluminum that has oil in its pores is not going to go especially well. Those covers need the oil baked out first, but I think Sami’s suggestion above is a good course of action. Plugs...
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    Aren’t many of the customers buying tombstones to...

    Aren’t many of the customers buying tombstones to load into CNC machining centers of their own? I can’t imagine it to be especially offensive for them to see that the company that sells products to...
  12. McMaster is dangerous :D There are many times...

    McMaster is dangerous :D There are many times when I've bought the stupidly expensive single bolt simply because they'll sell it as a single item.

    They're really spot on, I look forward to...
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    I put some stainless clasps on it also. Not sure...

    I put some stainless clasps on it also. Not sure why I felt the need to write Mitutoyo on it, that was regrettable.

    Attached another case I made for an indicator.

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    I used the original liners from the plastic case,...

    I used the original liners from the plastic case, the previous owner painted the plastic case and it looked horrendous.

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    I own two Kurt vises and a few of their...

    I own two Kurt vises and a few of their accessories. I do have a set of jaws from Kurt that are imports....from Switzerland :D

    Rare but I had one part from them that did not pass my...
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    WRT Jun-Air: Buying new they’re expensive, I...

    WRT Jun-Air: Buying new they’re expensive, I bought one with 3500hrs on it in good shape then did the typical maintenance on it. I paid about 10% of new.

    I also had to find replacement parts,...
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    Possible to sell it and buy a smaller one? I...

    Possible to sell it and buy a smaller one? I wanted to buy a Kaeser but after speaking with the company they suggested I would not be using it enough and it would be highly problematic.
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    I use a Jun-Air cabinet style compressor to run...

    I use a Jun-Air cabinet style compressor to run machine actuators and chip blowers. Super quiet machine built to run in commercial settings. It has an on board dryer and air cooler. It’s something...
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    I was guided away from rotary screw after...

    I was guided away from rotary screw after speaking with Kaeser, they need to be run often to make it worthwhile.

    I bought a larger (they are all on the small side) Jun-Air with cabinet and have...
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    They're completely different in my experience. The one I used had a very large intake and would not disturb the welding gases but would remove any fumes that rose up from welding.

    A fume system...
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    I use material that is commonly sold for use with...

    I use material that is commonly sold for use with tools. So far, so good. One of them is Kaizen foam.
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    I try not to have direct contact between wood and...

    I try not to have direct contact between wood and the tools. Instead I make a foam insert.

    I’ve been using various types of cypress and mahogany for the cases. I suspect mitutoyo ‘made in...
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    The drill chuck worked fine for this task. The...

    The drill chuck worked fine for this task. The pin did not introduce any drag on the part, so happy with the result. I reamed for one thousandths clearance so I did have some room.

    I do plan to...
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    There is Kaeser smart pipe also. I believe their...

    There is Kaeser smart pipe also. I believe their fittings are aluminum.
  25. For lighter machines have any of you used Airloc...

    For lighter machines have any of you used Airloc wedge style isolator feet or similar approach?
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