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    Sometimes it's hard to feed the silver solder,...

    Sometimes it's hard to feed the silver solder, especially with small parts that want to get pushed around. I've had good luck cutting off a short piece of the silver solder then hammer it into a...
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    What are These Broach Like Tools?

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190817/a5a2080e1d7c671851ed8ce74cb12025.jpg
    About 6Ē long and various widths the teeth are sharp I think they must be a broach of some kind but they have no taper...
  3. OK well, nothing I need at this point in my life...

    OK well, nothing I need at this point in my life but that Milwaukee Matic with the paper tape drive is pretty cool to see. A blast from the past.


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  4. Thread: Trak age2 dead

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    Trak age2 dead

    I know, an ancient control. 1997 actually. Wonít power up screen is dead and an alarm sounds continuously. Thinking the crt died but then why would an alarm sound? Maybe something else is wrong....
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    FS: Antique Stock/Material Oiler

    Iím sure this was used to apply cutting oil to material as it was fed into a turret lathe or screw machine. Kind of a cool piece, havenít seen many. In good overall condition, could use a bath....
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    Where have you been ? And how about completing...

    Where have you been ? And how about completing the story on the Schaublin 160 adventure and what happened to the one in NY?


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    Wanted: Rod Parter

    DiAcro #1 would be perfect. Need to part 1/8" and 1/4" rod. Brand not important.
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    Reread the thread. I didnít call you an idiot....

    Reread the thread. I didnít call you an idiot. Mike1974 did.


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    Why the hell should they do that? Try it...

    Why the hell should they do that? Try it sometime and you will never ever get an answer to the question. Maybe the poster knows exactly what question he wants answered and maybe thatís why he asked...
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    Question for Roboman: I realize this may not be a...

    Question for Roboman: I realize this may not be a priority for you but I'd like to know more about your hardwood floor. You say 1" thick, thickest I've seen here is 7/8" which is pretty common. ...
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    Our vendors ask us for that information, other...

    Our vendors ask us for that information, other way around from you. If we refuse they just say fine you will have to pay before we ship product. I donít know why a customer would need this info. Not...
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    The fitting on the right is for the light. Bolts...

    The fitting on the right is for the light. Bolts to the left side of the machine you should be able to find where it goes. Some time ago Alfa posted information on the thread and the light holding...
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    I guess that makes you a total idiot per this...

    I guess that makes you a total idiot per this thread. Likewise I've modified many springs for a particular application so I'm an idiot also. The OP is going to have trouble modifying a spring with...
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    Don't let those posts get you down. It happens...

    Don't let those posts get you down. It happens all the time with any question asked. Remember it only takes one good answer from one person who actually knows what they are doing to move your...
  15. Our local scrap yard has an XRF gun. Iíve taken...

    Our local scrap yard has an XRF gun. Iíve taken several materials there and can say from experience it does not have the resolution to tell 4140 from 8620. It can do some basic sorting, red brass...
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    Thatís what I was thinking. But it turns out...

    Thatís what I was thinking. But it turns out scanners have more resolution than I thought:

    Q&A: What's the Best DPI or Resolution to Scan Your Film Negatives? • Scan Your Entire Life

    Up to...
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    OT: Blowing up Photo Negative

    Have an old school negative, large format about 2" x 3". Photo was probably taken about 1920. Would like to print this in poster size, say 2' x 3'. What are my options? Do they still have...
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    Donít over think it. I built a Fitch design RPC...

    Donít over think it. I built a Fitch design RPC and ran it for years and years without ever worrying about balancing. It always worked fine. Iíve since upgraded to a Phase Perfect which is the catís...
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    I'm a landlord so looking at this situation from...

    I'm a landlord so looking at this situation from the other side of the table. If I have to evict a tenant that can take a while and be costly so I usually try to work something out. Also I try not...
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    I own property like your building but here in...

    I own property like your building but here in Wisconsin. Leases don't terminate on a property sale, the new owner has to honor any leases. Do you have a lease? I don't mean a month to month thing,...
  21. Here we had Solvay Coke: Solvay Coke,...

    Here we had Solvay Coke:

    Solvay Coke, Milwaukee, WI

    What a brutal place to work. My dad took me there once as a kid. Maybe he wanted me to see where I might be working if I didn't finish...
  22. Thread: machine nuts

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    I think the question is valid. Look at the nuts,...

    I think the question is valid. Look at the nuts, and bolts, on any pre 1970 machine tool. They typically have a washer face, a slightly domed top, and they look like they were turned on a screw...
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    I think that head is just there for storage. If...

    I think that head is just there for storage. If you look at the entire listing he is selling an FP2 with the head that's on it or this other head. He is not selling an FP1 or this FP1/FP2 head...
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    They are super nice. As far as I know none of...

    They are super nice. As far as I know none of them had a tilting arbor, this one does not. That is a limitation. I forgot to mention as an added bonus this machine comes with original TrimOSaw tool...
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    FS Hammond Trim-O-Saw

    These were designed and built for trimming lead type in the printing industry. Very well made heavy duty but small. This one works great, table glides super smooth. Everything works. Original 110v...
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