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    Last week I had to do a rather similar job on a...

    Last week I had to do a rather similar job on a 27' carbon fiber sailboat boom that had its mounting holes damaged.

    Using custom made bushings to guide my homemade "boring bar" I was able to bore...
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    That is a different story.

    That is a different story.
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    This, hell no! Photos do not belong in a...

    This, hell no!

    Photos do not belong in a resume.
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    Sorry, had I known beforehand I certainly would...

    Sorry, had I known beforehand I certainly would have specified that in my original post. I was trying to get this out there before I had all the information now in my possession, though it is not...
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    Never tried this before and hadn't met the end...

    Never tried this before and hadn't met the end user until yesterday afternoon. My apologies if I've somehow offended anyone.
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    Cancelled.

    Cancelled.
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    Unfortunately I am out of time and will have to...

    Unfortunately I am out of time and will have to run this myself over the weekend to satisfy my client's delivery requirement.
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    Thanks fellas. Fair enough. Generally...

    Thanks fellas. Fair enough.

    Generally dimensions given to the nearest 0.01 would be +/- 0.01. Those given to the nearest 0.001 would be +/- 0.005. But I would expect that a good machinist would...
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    Need 15 pieces machined from black Delrin

    RFQ--15 pieces machined from black Delrin per drawing. Dimensions in inches. Metric thread is M24 x 3.0. Good workmanship and finish is expected. Please PM delivery and price. Post questions or...
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    Need 1 piece machined from black Delrin

    RFQ--1 piece from black Delrin per drawing. Dimensions in inches. Metric thread is M40 x 2.0. Good workmanship and finish expected. Please PM with delivery and price. Post any questions or...
  11. It has stand-up headroom in the galley and head...

    It has stand-up headroom in the galley and head with shower and a convertible dinette that sleeps 2. :)

    The aluminum trailer is what the OP should emulate.
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    Someone who has mastered the basics of a manual...

    Someone who has mastered the basics of a manual machine at least has a good foundation.

    The brand of machine will depend largely upon your budget and ability to wangle a good deal out of your...
  13. Aluminum is fine, particularly I-beam. But don't...

    Aluminum is fine, particularly I-beam. But don't weld it--bolt it together.

    Here is my aluminum trailer under a 25' Mako.

    https://i.postimg.cc/wjCzsY2Z/mako-2.jpg
  14. Generally it is desirable for the idler motor to...

    Generally it is desirable for the idler motor to provide 2.5X the rated load's hp.
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    Subtle. :)

    Subtle. :)
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    Gorilla glue is inferior in every way and leaves...

    Gorilla glue is inferior in every way and leaves an ugly glue line.
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    WEST epoxy.

    WEST epoxy.
  18. Bore a pair of split clamps from scrap aluminum...

    Bore a pair of split clamps from scrap aluminum and tighten the clamps in the vise.
  19. This. In my 1967 Silver Streak trailer the...

    This.

    In my 1967 Silver Streak trailer the shower valve had some parts that were so damaged by corrosion that it could not be made to stop leaking out the valve handle shafts. And replacement...
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    When you get serious about buying one, you will....

    When you get serious about buying one, you will. If there is little from which to choose in your immediate area, you will pay more shipping. You might also want to pay a professional to do a...
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    Try a carbide cutter whose once-sharp edge has...

    Try a carbide cutter whose once-sharp edge has been chipped off irregularly.
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    I've successfully cut neoprene on the table saw,...

    I've successfully cut neoprene on the table saw, using a crosscut sled with a fine pitch carbide blade.
  23. S100 Motorcycle wheel cleaner. Tried so many...

    S100 Motorcycle wheel cleaner.

    Tried so many things to get the burned-on cutting oil and chips off my ancient Index Super 55 mill.

    https://i.postimg.cc/TwPkdbp6/mill-2.jpg...
  24. This is why I recommend to avoid buying a bare...

    This is why I recommend to avoid buying a bare machine; better to pay more for a well equipped one.
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    Wish I had done that long ago.

    Wish I had done that long ago.
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