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    That is very cool. I very caually collect...

    That is very cool. I very caually collect oddball mic, none especailly old and it all started with a Shardlow "anglo-metric", next was a NIB Slocumb digital. They make great desk-top distractions!
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    One of the shops I worked in had a cyl square...

    One of the shops I worked in had a cyl square where one face was perpendicular and the off side was not. (about 3" dia and 10" tall) The idea was you could put the cyl down on the non perpendicular...
  3. Large fussy sheet metal lay outs

    Large fussy sheet metal lay outs
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    Growing up in the early 60's my uncle owned a...

    Growing up in the early 60's my uncle owned a chunk of land along side the Suisun Bay mothball fleet and was on a first name basis with the site managers. Up close and personal was difficult but not...
  5. Mr Oder That would be correct, the Starrett...

    Mr Oder

    That would be correct, the Starrett 8H head is close to 9" high. Blade is 24" x 1.5" x 0.10"
  6. The Starrett 8HC is your conventional combiation...

    The Starrett 8HC is your conventional combiation square rendered "writ large" not simply a standard set with a 24" blade
  7. LARGE 24" Combination Square (other than Starrett)

    Does anyone but Starrett offer up a large combinaiton square with centering head and protractor. (Starrett 8HC)
    The Starrett is readily availabe but $700 is far to spendy for a tool that won't see...
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    Leblond at one point has a manual shift kit...

    Leblond at one point has a manual shift kit conversion or the servo. I've not seen other than referece to it's existance in older RK leblond literature. Personally I'd try to go back to the servo...
  9. On the 24" diacro I'm not absolutely conviced...

    On the 24" diacro I'm not absolutely conviced that the hold down is an enhansement when shearing material that is appropriate to the tool.
    If you are working close to max capacity the hold down...
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    The last batch of seam out tubing I bought had a...

    The last batch of seam out tubing I bought had a waxy corrosion preventaive / drawing lube on it. Clearly the application process was a full dip as it was extra heavy on the inside. Weld prep...
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    I've had that issue 2X First time was in a...

    I've had that issue 2X

    First time was in a field station, in winter one of the crew brought in one of those keroscene space heaters. Combusiton = C0 + C02 + H20 & instant rust.

    Second time...
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    Where in NV?

    Where in NV?
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    Spinning there be more to that than meets the...

    Spinning there be more to that than meets the eye. I am by no means an expert, I've toyed with it just enough to know that I don't know what I don't know. And what I know is just enought to limp...
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    Yes, the grinder proper and the cast base were...

    Yes, the grinder proper and the cast base were seperate castings. The grinder itself was picked up with a nylon sling around the spindle housing. Take the water pot off first, it simply lifts...
  15. Thread: Big Vise

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    Hop on over to "Garage Journal" and look up...

    Hop on over to "Garage Journal" and look up "Royce". He's been known to fab up chipping / railroad vises and associated. Be it known however "Royce" is tough on his apprentices.
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    That would be a damn fascinating read!

    That would be a damn fascinating read!
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    Maybe not the original handweel on the TS or...

    Maybe not the original handweel on the TS or maybe simply flipped 180. Other than that looks exactly like I remember the 1950's 12CK we had 25 years ago. Other than not being able to thread metric,...
  18. Some of us build them, when you cannot find...

    Some of us build them, when you cannot find locally. You start with a crosscut of 2" A36 plate
    Kent
  19. IF not sold, I'd like

    IF not sold, I'd like
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    traditional paint finishes for industry

    Rust Cap is (was?) a brand of hammertone paint with quite a few colors. It came in rattle cans, pints, quarts and gallons. More to the point however was it was great around oils and slovents. Last...
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    SSHEP71 Magnetic field........ Oh you bet! A...

    SSHEP71

    Magnetic field........ Oh you bet! A 220,000 pound water cooled magnet, >2T field in the gap It would take wrenches out of your hands at several meters. Analog watches get their...
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    Using mist systems I've had best luck with high...

    Using mist systems I've had best luck with high volumes of high velocity air and no noticable liquid in the stream
    Parts come off the machine cold but not feeling wet.
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    Maybe I am confabulating, but I belive I saw the...

    Maybe I am confabulating, but I belive I saw the same TM. Thirty years ago or more, I was welding pressure and high vacuum appratus, and the shop had an Airco AC tig machine that was the size of a...
  24. To funny! One of my first engineering tasks as...

    To funny!

    One of my first engineering tasks as a young student was to build an aluminum support to hold and align a 4 pole magnet that clocked in at several hundred kg. When it was done the...
  25. Pretty spendy. But it seems OK, at least it...

    Pretty spendy. But it seems OK, at least it agrees with gauge blocks. Pretty sure the resolution is better than the actual accuracy.
    Bottom line, don't abuse it and check it often against a known...
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