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  1. usually better then 64RA

    usually better then 64RA
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    why is the angle at 29? acme threads aren't like...

    why is the angle at 29? acme threads aren't like standard 60 degree threads. machine is feeding it sideways as it goes in.
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    sounds like weak capacitors

    sounds like weak capacitors
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    well 5 hp motors run 1 1/8" shaft and my 20hp is...

    well 5 hp motors run 1 1/8" shaft and my 20hp is a 2" shaft. 10 hp in 1 1/4"
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    yes this is true, there are recoat times based...

    yes this is true, there are recoat times based upon temp and manufacturer. most are 24-48 hrs, if not you need to scuff the base color before to get mechanical adhesion.
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    i would sand it all off and repaint it all. it...

    i would sand it all off and repaint it all. it does no good painting over old paint that has no adhesion. all you will end up doing is painting it again when the clear comes off elsewhere in flakes.
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    biggest problem you will have is power source....

    biggest problem you will have is power source. needs to be 1ph id assume which limits it to a small machine. $30 k will get you a good used machine in the 10-20 yr old range. remember. you can also...
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    reality is that anything will work, end mill life...

    reality is that anything will work, end mill life in a manual mill is pretty short due to inconsistent feeding of the tool, and most old manual mills seem to have a ton of slop to them. so vibration...
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    why not just rent something if it needs to be dug...

    why not just rent something if it needs to be dug now.....?
  10. i just use a handheld pump sprayer, fill it and...

    i just use a handheld pump sprayer, fill it and spray as needed. no mist, no flood
  11. well concidering fuel stations still dip the...

    well concidering fuel stations still dip the tanks for an accurate reading. its probably the best way. fuel flow meters for that low of a flow aren't too common.

    why not just add a tube to the...
  12. find a reamer and slow it down a touch as you are...

    find a reamer and slow it down a touch as you are at the high end of the sfm at 100. manually id be in the 80-90 so 10-20% slower, heat is all that gets produced when going too fast and that is what...
  13. wd-40 works well for cutting rubber.

    wd-40 works well for cutting rubber.
  14. I 100% agree on this one, just one thing, is you...

    I 100% agree on this one, just one thing, is you need to understand with carbide tooling is rigidity, corner radius sizes and carbide types, found out the hard way at the beginning that some tooling...
  15. I would run min sch 40 pvc. same thing water...

    I would run min sch 40 pvc. same thing water mains are out of.

    bury it 36" deep. have a 12" bed of sand around it to prevent it from getting any chance of frost heaving, and run a tracer wire on...
  16. that is reasonable, any rigger is probably $1800...

    that is reasonable, any rigger is probably $1800 at each end.
  17. you can easily burn 10 grand just in tooling and...

    you can easily burn 10 grand just in tooling and chucks when each thing is $1000 each. tool holders and inserts, bam $300 each
  18. yep, thats my thoughts. nothing crazy special....

    yep, thats my thoughts. nothing crazy special. just standard 1018 steel "billet" aka solid mild steel
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    Ive bought quite a bit of "Insize" and thankfully...

    Ive bought quite a bit of "Insize" and thankfully havent had any problems, even accidentally dropped them one too many times already and still checks out.
    dropped an old starrett and somehow the...
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    thread engagement sq inch of area increases by...

    thread engagement sq inch of area increases by alot and the tap core diameter doesnt grow at the same rate.
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    I wouldnt use a form tap, only a spiral fluted...

    I wouldnt use a form tap, only a spiral fluted cutting tap. 304 stainless is too gummy and having hard spots near edges of plate is a pain.
  22. i start the tap by hand and use a tap guide and a...

    i start the tap by hand and use a tap guide and a tap wrench.
  23. don't peck tap! thats how you mess things up and...

    don't peck tap! thats how you mess things up and break taps.

    also dont go too slow. most go too slow which allows the tap to torque and twist slightly, allowing the threads behind it to bind....
  24. so basically a large bulkhead fitting. or a...

    so basically a large bulkhead fitting. or a grommet like is used in an automotive setting. automotive grommet ones are common on the shelf around here
  25. its just you, 135 is much different drilling then...

    its just you, 135 is much different drilling then 118 degree. 118 is for starting a hole, 135 is for continuing on and finishing.
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