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    Thank You, looking now

    Thank You, looking now
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    Thank You. Currently run a RPC, it gets so hot...

    Thank You. Currently run a RPC, it gets so hot you can't touch it, my lathe 7 1/2 HP 13 X 40, has a "lull?" when starting. Is there a fix for this?
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    VFD for 3 machines?

    Am moving into a new shop, currently running a 13 x 40 lathe, manual mill, and 6 x 18 surface grinder, on a rotary phase converter. Am completely new to VFD's, can I run multiple machines, one at a...
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    I went to Colorado School of Trades in 1986....

    I went to Colorado School of Trades in 1986. After that I apprenticed with a custom gunmaker. Along the way I picked up a Machinist degree and some welding. I worked at a couple of other shops for a...
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    Really, I'll tell you what's worth noting, how...

    Really, I'll tell you what's worth noting, how ignorant you are about the subject matter at hand.


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  6. Being a machinist does not a Gunmaker make. Do...

    Being a machinist does not a Gunmaker make. Do you know anything about strength of actions, bolting systems, locking mechanisms? Fit and finish, convergence? Read, read, read.


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    Have you looked on youtube? Sent from my...

    Have you looked on youtube?


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    I understood what you meant Sent from my...

    I understood what you meant


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    That sounds great, and you could have no lathe,...

    That sounds great, and you could have no lathe, wouldn't that suck? Make some tools, fixtures, jigs, start to learn how to operate what you have. I have been Gunsmithing and building Custom Rifles...
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    bobflange, are you near a community college? If...

    bobflange, are you near a community college? If do check out their machining program.


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    Am having similar problems, what did you find?

    Am having similar problems, what did you find?
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