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    Vest for working in the shop

    Duluth Trading has a men's light weight working man's utility vest on their website. I bought one and like it. If your working, wearing a t-shirt or even a regular shirt..... this thing has pockets...
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    Machine Shop artwork

    I was looking for old machine shop pictures and ran across this site called "Fine Art America". They have pictures of almost any concievable subject and some great pictures of old line powered shops,...
  3. Recieved the cut offs today. They arrived in good...

    Recieved the cut offs today. They arrived in good condition and look good.
    Rob
  4. Arrived in good shape...... Thank you! ...

    Arrived in good shape...... Thank you!
    Rob
  5. Look at epiplastics.com website (Extrutech).Maybe...

    Look at epiplastics.com website (Extrutech).Maybe something they have would interest you.
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    crossthread hit it....... that's the stuff. Sea...

    crossthread hit it....... that's the stuff. Sea farmer is close that FRP is used in many car washes. Before you dismiss it out of hand look at epiplastics.com website. I thought it might be good for...
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    PVC wall panels for shops

    I was in the car wash I use the other day and it looked like a hospital operating room inside. The walls are smooth, almost glass like finish, no sign of fasteners, they butt together every 24"...
  8. If you owned those two trailers and used them so...

    If you owned those two trailers and used them so infrequently over that span of time, instead of getting back into another trailer for a one-off situation....... Is there any chance of looking...
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    Dake vs. Baxter vs. Roll-In question

    Is the Roll-In EF1459 and the Dake work-a-matic SXC band saws so much carbon copies of each other that there is no real difference other than minor cosmetics or is one really better than the other...
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    Clamps received. Thanks

    Clamps received.
    Thanks
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    Exactly, in Connecticut he has good, bad and...

    Exactly, in Connecticut he has good, bad and indifferent tools, equip. and not the best communication history, so either best to go and look or find some way to check out what you want. Paul Babin...
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    Yes, on that yellow trailer there's enough room...

    Yes, on that yellow trailer there's enough room to permanently mount a winch just ahead of where it drops down in front of the fender (winch is on side facing middle of trailer) and put a small easy...
  13. I got a lathe shipped from California to...

    I got a lathe shipped from California to Massachusetts last week, wasn't involved in loading choice or cost but it took about a week to arrive after the purchase and showed up at the rigger's shop in...
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    Thanks, Matt and John! That's interesting to...

    Thanks, Matt and John! That's interesting to hear, I thought there might not be a problem, but don't know anything about those saws. I haven't purchased anything yet but wanted to make sure it...
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    DoAll bandsaw question

    Any reason (bearings,etc.) an older 16" vertical saw such as an ML series at 1600 fpm couldn't be upgraded by pulleys, motor, vfd or all of the above to run closer to the 5200 fpm of most of the...
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    snowman, can you clear your private mailbox….. I...

    snowman, can you clear your private mailbox….. I sent you a couple of messages but can't get through, it's full. Thanks
  17. We used Spindura hyd. Oil in the bucket trucks....

    We used Spindura hyd. Oil in the bucket trucks. It's dielectric and all trucks like this, tree, electric, etc. use some form of it so as not to conduct electricity in case of an accident with...
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    If that's got the out front deck and you steer...

    If that's got the out front deck and you steer with the rear wheel...... that's a not half bad design, simple to work on and that magnum engine was a good engine. The price for a replacement when...
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    That's a $16,000, 3,500lb lathe made by one the...

    That's a $16,000, 3,500lb lathe made by one the best manufacturers in Taiwan. It isn't a chi com home machine piece of junk.
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    That opposed engine you had was a good engine,...

    That opposed engine you had was a good engine, not still available but expensive when it was. It depends on if the mower is still good and you are going to keep it. Even the new courage is single...
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    The outdoor mobile bases from Rockler aren't...

    The outdoor mobile bases from Rockler aren't cheap and have the front swivel and stationary rears that you don't like, an 800 lb. capacity and are much better than the Shop Fox stuff. Large casters...
  22. I think the best first idea is to find the...

    I think the best first idea is to find the nearest recycling center in South Carolina that will except it as some have mentioned. I've used old gas that was over 3 yrs. old in my mower that I pumped...
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    Jon, Items arrived in good shape, look...

    Jon,

    Items arrived in good shape, look fine….. thanks.

    Rob
  24. Too far away for you but the Rhode Island School...

    Too far away for you but the Rhode Island School of Design has courses in and all the facilities for glass working. I took a continuing education course on glass there.
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    What about electric stackers? I thought of...

    What about electric stackers? I thought of getting a decent used one and replacing the engine hoist. Now you could move a pallet or a machine that's off the ground slightly. I'd fabricate a small...
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