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    Get an engineer involved who understands soil...

    Get an engineer involved who understands soil mechanics and pavement design. Anything else is just speculation.

    18k is not much load to spread. I suspect that for the loads involved anything...
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    Frequently used for holding shafts to cut keyways.

    Frequently used for holding shafts to cut keyways.
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    I have a Wilton Pow R Arm swivel assembly. It...

    I have a Wilton Pow R Arm swivel assembly. It is the large model with hydraulic actuation. I has been stored outside. If you want it, just pay me for shipping. I am not sure the cylinder bores...
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    The shaft probably locates in the OD of the...

    The shaft probably locates in the OD of the spine. The curved surface on the minor diameter serves no purpose. Just cut the splines with an end mill (or straddle mill it on a horizontal). Then cut...
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    He had CAD. Draw it in CAD. Get dimensions from...

    He had CAD. Draw it in CAD. Get dimensions from CAD. Use expensive software to solve something that could be done with pencil & paper.
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    Use two grinding vises, one near each end. You...

    Use two grinding vises, one near each end. You might need to grind the sides of the plane parallel first.
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    Tried that in college. Didn't work.

    Tried that in college. Didn't work.
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    I believe it refers to the amount of inductance...

    I believe it refers to the amount of inductance in the circuit. Some modern "suitcase" welders allow inductance control on Mig as well as on stick.
  9. Thread: Verti-vise

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    It is used when work must be oriented vertically...

    It is used when work must be oriented vertically and the jaws of a Kurt are not deep enough. My solution was to buy a Kurt clone"CNC" vise. I stand it on its edge and clamp it to the table.
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    I have a manual for the 1440E. My Nardini is a...

    I have a manual for the 1440E. My Nardini is a different model.
  11. If someone is unable to grind his own tools he...

    If someone is unable to grind his own tools he probably shouldn't be using a lathe.

    I wasn't allowed to use a lathe until I had ground the tools I needed to use.
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    The straightened portion is likely to have...

    The straightened portion is likely to have drunken threads. Also check the tension side for cracks at the root of the thread.
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    The limiting amount of taper will depend on the...

    The limiting amount of taper will depend on the length of the part and the amount the tailstock can be setover. As to turning a taper using a chuck I consider it abuse of your equipment.
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    I am running my 16 x 40 on a rotary phase...

    I am running my 16 x 40 on a rotary phase converter. I bought the converter used.
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    I finally located my Tripan tooling. There is...

    I finally located my Tripan tooling. There is the toolpost, 131c toolholder, 132 toolholder, 204 parting off toolholder. It has been in storge for 35 years. It came off a Myford Minikop tracer...
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    In elevator applications it is essential to...

    In elevator applications it is essential to prevent rope slipping on the sheave. It is common to use an undercut below the rope seat. As I recall a 105* undercut was normal. That means the width of...
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    You are a machinist, right? If you can make your...

    You are a machinist, right? If you can make your own muzzle brake you are certainly able to thread the barrel. You don't necessarily have to remove the barrel from the action to thread it. On a...
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    Make sure the material is "as quenched" and not...

    Make sure the material is "as quenched" and not tempered or annealed. Once upon a time my boss had some annealed to help us out. It was un-machinable. As I remember we used very low speeds and...
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    Multipress manuals are available on line....

    Multipress manuals are available on line.
    Machine Maintenance Manuals | Presses and Multipress Manuals
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    It appears the die halves have a semicircular...

    It appears the die halves have a semicircular channel. Can you tolerate some draft at the edges of the recess? Draft angle should be greater than the angle of friction. Angle of friction is arctan...
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    My Mitutoyo 24" height gauge was made in China. ...

    My Mitutoyo 24" height gauge was made in China. It is probably 15 yr. old.
  22. Don't forget the welding table may see horizontal...

    Don't forget the welding table may see horizontal forces especially if you need to move it. That will tend to bend the leveling bolts. I would suggest 1/2" bolts.
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    I have a Tripan toolpost and some holders. Nor...

    I have a Tripan toolpost and some holders. Nor sure what size. I will check tomorrow.
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    Nope. Use a nut tap. The shank is smaller than...

    Nope. Use a nut tap. The shank is smaller than the minor diameter of the thread. A pulley tap has a shank the same diameter as the major diameter of the thread.
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    I did go with Sami's link. It is one of those...

    I did go with Sami's link. It is one of those things that I don't really need right away---But I want it now.
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