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    In case you are not familiar with pinch...

    In case you are not familiar with pinch valves,this is one type. https://www.redvalve.com/uploads/Extranet_PDFs/Air_Operated_Pinch_Valves/Type_A.pdf
    I have some in 1/2" and think they are made in...
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    Depending on the pressures involved,if you could...

    Depending on the pressures involved,if you could use pinch valves they have an advantage in that there is no mechanical linkage involved so no corrosion or linkage wear to worry about.You could even...
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    That's basically exactly how it works!The meter...

    That's basically exactly how it works!The meter valves only put out a few drops each cycle.If you see a puddle of oil any where then you have a broken line or connection or someone put in the wrong...
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    The owner of my company was on the first fire...

    The owner of my company was on the first fire raids on Japan.He was a bombardier and apparently one of the best.General LeMay found that instead of letting each plane do their own targeting he had...
  5. I bought a B&S grinder steady that had 14-24...

    I bought a B&S grinder steady that had 14-24 adjusters in it.They were so rusty and worn I thought they were 6mm x1.0.I also bought a tap & die.
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    I'm so slow composing that if I tried to keep a...

    I'm so slow composing that if I tried to keep a journal I'd get fired for sitting around writing instead of working!
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    I don't think greasing would have made any...

    I don't think greasing would have made any difference as far as the holes in question.
    Since the pins were never made to turn in the holes to begin with and there is no grease fittings.The cylinder...
  8. How about making an eccentric dowel pin for one...

    How about making an eccentric dowel pin for one end and a straight one for the other to replace the keys?The eccentric could have a hex machined on top for adjustment or a hex broached if there is...
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    You asked why it has ts flats and v ways.Think...

    You asked why it has ts flats and v ways.Think about how you would make a gap bed lathe.

    I would cast the bed with the gap opened(with what ever registers needed to be machined) and make the bed...
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    It looks like the pins are cross bolted so unless...

    It looks like the pins are cross bolted so unless someone did that as a kludge ,the pins are supposed to be a press fit in the triangle pieces and the other elements pivot on the fixed pins.Dosen't...
  11. I had to make some feed gates that had 1/4"T x...

    I had to make some feed gates that had 1/4"T x 1.5"w carbide braised to some flat bar with a 45deg angle on the carbide face.

    After trying the green wheel and damn near wearing out the wheel on...
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    If I were to try and make one I would plane the...

    If I were to try and make one I would plane the way faces with a home made tool holder fixed to the carriage.The length is not very long and you could possibly use the half nuts for a quick pass or...
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    A few things to know;the stroke is adjustable and...

    A few things to know;the stroke is adjustable and you can use it manually just make sure the cam is on the low spot.The motors are nothing special and can be bought from suppliers other than Bijur.I...
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    Not directly related to your system but when I...

    Not directly related to your system but when I said not to mix pumps and fittings I remembered that our Bobst cutters use a continuous run pump with one shot meters.But it is cyclic in the sense that...
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    Ment to add that Trico I think made the same...

    Ment to add that Trico I think made the same meter fittings and pumps as Bijur.
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    There are two types of fittings,continuous flow...

    There are two types of fittings,continuous flow meter and one shot which is what you appear to have(the rod inside is a piston that seats under no pressure to stop back flow and cracks to meter flow...
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    Curious where steve-l found a 3750 lb dualy...

    Curious where steve-l found a 3750 lb dualy diesel ? That's less than my v6 Canyon!
    Dohc on a hemi makes sense.Sohc on a hemi maybe but on a wedge,dumb.Combustion chamber shape has more to do with...
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    When we first got our well used Regal I started...

    When we first got our well used Regal I started checking things and noticed the chuck had some ro.Pulled the chuck and could see that the top of the key clearly had been bottomed out in the back...
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    An old machinery dealer I used to deal with had a...

    An old machinery dealer I used to deal with had a small vertical slotter for a mail box stand.I thought it might have been a keyseater but it had a rotary indexing table about 15"dia.Primitave,maybe...
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    What I was getting at is a supercharged 2 stroke...

    What I was getting at is a supercharged 2 stroke would act like the gmc 671 2cycles since the exhaust would exit against one bar pressure,the supercharger would probably act as an exhaust...
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    I could see why a supercharger would be...

    I could see why a supercharger would be problematic(would end up like a Detroit I guess ) but in a turbo the exhaust back pressure will increase proportionally with boost increase.The time when both...
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    About automotive crankshafts I would not put any...

    About automotive crankshafts I would not put any Tuftrided-Nitrided shafts in a press.Peening is much safer and not likely to crack the shaft.
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    Skil along with B&D made industrial quality tools...

    Skil along with B&D made industrial quality tools years ago.I still have a large B&D drill and grinder.
    I used to have a Skil 12" grinder.That was the stoutest one I have owned.I bought it new from...
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    Panel beating must be alive and well in...

    Panel beating must be alive and well in Australia.One of my Australian cousins and one of his sons had quite a large collection of old cars.The son did a lot of the metalwork.He showed me a picture...
  25. The main column looks like a Vectrax MSc sold...

    The main column looks like a Vectrax MSc sold them.Yours defiantly has dove tail ways on the vertical but sure looks like box ways on the horizontal? Kind of odd.Did you find any tags on the back of...
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