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  1. You are absolutely correct,but commenting on this...

    You are absolutely correct,but commenting on this truth would be hijacking this tread. The American taxpayer has been underwriting European socialism since the end of WW2. Selling a European product...
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    Thanks for the update.

    Thanks for the update.
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    Almost all plastics are hygroscopic and will...

    Almost all plastics are hygroscopic and will absorb the coolant to some degree making dimensional accuracy problematic.
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    What is the difference between an ISO drill...

    What is the difference between an ISO drill sharpening business and an ordinary drill sharpening business?
  5. The smallest welding machine I own now is a 320...

    The smallest welding machine I own now is a 320 amp machine and it is a TIG with the single exception of the scratch TIG that I use as an emergency stick welder only.. It isn't about max current. It...
  6. As a hobbyist, I respectfully disagree. There is...

    As a hobbyist, I respectfully disagree. There is no substitute for quality tools. . . . . .ever!
  7. Consider yourself lucky. There are a lot of shops...

    Consider yourself lucky. There are a lot of shops selling replacement turbos and making money.
  8. The big issue that no one has addressed is...

    The big issue that no one has addressed is replacement cost down the road. It will be thousands and no ordinary workshop will be able to rebuild these gearboxes because of all the special tools and...
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    That would be of course. I said that I don't...

    That would be of course. I said that I don't change the motor drive belt position. It is a PIA and not required anyway.
  10. That is my experience as well.

    That is my experience as well.
  11. Been there and done that. You are wasting your...

    Been there and done that. You are wasting your time and money. There are very good Chinese made TIG AC/DC HF start inverter welders available that work as good as any professional American and...
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    The 10k is a newer 9A and it comes with the the...

    The 10k is a newer 9A and it comes with the the stepped motor and counter shaft pulleys. As a 10k owner since 1981, I never use that as a speed changing feature. I pick a position and leave it there.
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    I'm sorry, your experience is not mine. I use my...

    I'm sorry, your experience is not mine. I use my horizontal saw about once a week. It is a 12" professional saw. It has coolant and I use it every time the saw is used. It does not make a mess. I cut...
  14. Andy, This is a problem on eBay everywhere. The...

    Andy,
    This is a problem on eBay everywhere. The most common solution is to ask a forum member living in that country to receive and forward the item for you.
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    Your tensioner is the same as mine with the...

    Your tensioner is the same as mine with the exception of the plate with the two bearings are mounted on. This plate and rollers lift the belt cover when loosening the belt. That cover is a huge PIA....
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    Check with A1 plating, they are the best in the...

    Check with A1 plating, they are the best in the business.
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    Dan, I am confused by your statement concerning...

    Dan,
    I am confused by your statement concerning the location of the belt tension release lever being behind the drive unit. It doesn't make sense. The release handle is a casting that pivots on a...
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    Dan, I am confused by your statement concerning...

    Dan,
    I am confused by your statement concerning the location of the belt tension release lever being behind the drive unit. It doesn't make sense. The release handle is a casting that pivots on a...
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    Skippy, This is NOT a sales platform. It is a...

    Skippy,
    This is NOT a sales platform. It is a machinist's forum and the privilege of a sales listing is for the use of participants. You are not a participant. If you participate and add value, you...
  20. I'm now really confused. I have no idea what you...

    I'm now really confused. I have no idea what you just said. Are you saying that he should do this job on his SB? If you are saying that he could do the job on his SB, I agree with you, he could, but...
  21. You need to watch that video again, because you...

    You need to watch that video again, because you obviously missed the part about cutting the keyway with a specially ground horizontal cutter for his K&T to produce the radiused bottom. This is a task...
  22. Why tongue in cheek? it is clear the OP is...

    Why tongue in cheek? it is clear the OP is inexperienced at least in this task. The OP has a 10" SB with very limited compound travel. Is he prepared to cut the radiused cornered keyway and with...
  23. The conversion of a wood saw to metal is rarely...

    The conversion of a wood saw to metal is rarely successful. There are major differences between both types of machines that are difficult to create and expensive. You are far better off just...
  24. In short, no you cannot. You should have a TA or...

    In short, no you cannot. You should have a TA or a tracer attachment. Second, the fit must be correct or you risk loosing the prop and shaft. It is the taper that drives the shaft, it is not the key!...
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    That's not true. I recently bought an item that...

    That's not true. I recently bought an item that was incorrectly described. I complained. The seller objected. eBay stepped in and decided in my favor and the original cost plus shipping both to me...
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