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    I have to disagree with the expectation of...

    I have to disagree with the expectation of adjusting backlash and gibs as part of
    the maintenance of a machine. Not all BP axis nuts are split. Yes you can cut them
    in half and split them. But...
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    For those not overly familiar with electronics......

    For those not overly familiar with electronics...
    Replacing with a full wave rectifier is pretty easy.
    Rectifiers come with the leads labeled.
    There are 2 AC leads and a DC+ and a DC-.
    Just get...
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    Nothing to contribute, but Man is that a cool...

    Nothing to contribute, but Man is that a cool grinding head.
    Would be perfect for restoring machine spindle tapers in place.

    -Doozer
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    My off the cuff thinking on this is to let cool...

    My off the cuff thinking on this is to let cool in an oven
    and bring it up to annealing temperature, then do a prescribed
    rate of cool down. This would theoretically prevent stresses
    from...
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    Does your arm hurt ? Because you are patting...

    Does your arm hurt ?
    Because you are patting yourself on the back pretty hard !

    I have had good luck with "gluing" shim stock to gibs with
    green LocTite. It does not set fast like...
  6. I have always used 954 Aluminum-Bronze for Acme...

    I have always used 954 Aluminum-Bronze for Acme nuts.
    Go to McMaster Carr and they have good information
    about the different alloys of Bronze.

    -Doozer
  7. Zerk fittings were invented in a time where...

    Zerk fittings were invented in a time
    where there was more intelligence in
    the population of users than there is
    currently. Keep that in mind when making
    your ponderances as to what should be...
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    These Phase-a-Matic units are such flaming turds....

    These Phase-a-Matic units are such flaming turds.
    I can't believe the moderators don't ban discussion
    of them like they do those Hanyung VFDs.
    They are parts thrown in a tin can box and sheet ...
  9. Thread: Just planers!

    by Doozer
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    G Mac, I am from Buffalo NY. I purchased a...

    G Mac,
    I am from Buffalo NY.
    I purchased a Brown and Sharpe #13 grinder.
    It had a sticker saying, "Janus Air Permit Required".
    I did some research, and I believe the Janus complex was
    a building...
  10. I see you have Portage Double Quick (PDQ) tool...

    I see you have Portage Double Quick (PDQ) tool holder.
    Nice. I have a Giddings Lewis 25T. Welcome to the club
    of owning real size machines that do real size work.

    -Doozer
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    lookslikeanexcellentjobonthosebeltguardsbutthesoup...

    lookslikeanexcellentjobonthosebeltguardsbutthesoupcanlooksabitghettobaybeitgivestheimpressionthatyouarecheapbutotherwiseilikeitveryheavydutydoozer
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    Yes. Very much a step down. As soon as they...

    Yes. Very much a step down.
    As soon as they growled once,
    they were probably spanked.
    My pre-challenger model has separate balls and cages and races.
    Kinda like bicycle headstock bearings. I...
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    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/attachments/...

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/attachments/f38/290360d1591032756-ot-x-y-table-2360-wilton-drill-chrome_2020-06-01_13-31-35.jpg
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    Mastercraft Engineering used to (maybe still do...

    Mastercraft Engineering used to (maybe still do ?)
    make X-Y tables with tee slots. I bought one new
    20 years ago (wow time flies!) and I use it on a
    drill press. (Yes I have like 6 milling...
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    Funny, I have a 5 to 9 B&S adapter sleeve also. ...

    Funny, I have a 5 to 9 B&S adapter sleeve also.

    -D
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    They have a 6 jaw chuck with tall and tapered...

    They have a 6 jaw chuck with tall and tapered jaws to hold the drill.
    Check it for wear like a normal lathe chuck.
    It comes with some wobble cams that control the point relief.
    Make sure you get...
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    The consensus that I have come to is that B&S...

    The consensus that I have come to is that B&S tapers,
    being (about) 1/2" per foot, as self holding to a large
    degree, with side forces of milling cutters.
    Morse tapers, being (about) 5/8" per foot...
  18. Thread: Gorton Milll

    by Doozer
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    The knee dovetails look a little narrow for a...

    The knee dovetails look a little narrow for a 9-J.
    It looks more like an 8-1/2 D.
    But the picture us CRAPPY ! ! ! !

    -Doozer
  19. Are capital letters and periods to much for your...

    Are capital letters and periods to much for your lazy azz to use ?
    I am not even going to read your blither, because I refuse to put
    myself through mental misery as a result of your laziness....
  20. Sooooooo...... I had a 10" Atlas. It was my...

    Sooooooo......
    I had a 10" Atlas. It was my first lathe when I was 15 years old.
    I love it a lot. Yet, it was a flaming pile of crap.
    When I got a job at the shock absorber factory,
    I got to...
  21. Fake news is the only rational explanation. ...

    Fake news is the only rational explanation.

    -Doozer
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    Depending on how much time vs. money you have...

    Depending on how much time vs. money you have ....
    You can use 1/2-13 all thread rod for the studs.
    It does not matter if the clamping studs are fully threaded
    or if they have a smooth shank in...
  23. What is the tell ? -Doozer

    What is the tell ?

    -Doozer
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    What is this term "surface energy"? Is it the...

    What is this term "surface energy"?
    Is it the metal's atoms have their electrons outer shell not full in order to be
    stable, and it wants to absorb or bond with another electron(s).???
    I have...
  25. Thread: Shop Vacuum

    by Doozer
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    When I was much younger, my mom let a vacuum...

    When I was much younger,
    my mom let a vacuum cleaner salesman in the house.
    He was bragging on whatever awesome brand vac he was selling.
    My mom had an old school Kirby upright vac.
    He was saying...
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