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    I am assuming the HLV does not have a set over...

    I am assuming the HLV does not have a set over tailstock. Several years ago I asked JRIOWA about doing some how to's in this Hardinge/Bridgeport section. This is one I was going to do but never got...
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    Have you used them yet? They appear to be...

    Have you used them yet? They appear to be unbranded, my first guess would be they are cheap Chinese, but maybe not. The photos look like well finished tools, but the photos could be a competitors...
  3. Thread: Knurling HLV-H

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    I have used a turret form type knurler from Brown...

    I have used a turret form type knurler from Brown and Sharpe in a light import turret lathe. It would have fit in the boring tool adapter for my HLV-H's 4 sided turret. So there are good tools that...
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    We have gotten carbide blades direct from...

    We have gotten carbide blades direct from Southern Carbide in the past. Usually 10 blades at a time. Carbide will cost more but maybe worth it if you can use them without breaking them.
  5. Not sure if you have access to machine tools and...

    Not sure if you have access to machine tools and are looking for a 2 year project to say that you did it or your looking for a low budget way to start shooting bushy tailed rats tomorrow. If it is...
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    On your comment about aluminum being part of the...

    On your comment about aluminum being part of the bodies defense to battle Alzheimer's is well taken, but there is another possibility that available aluminum from the environment or diet is taken out...
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    If you are trying to limit aluminum exposure...

    If you are trying to limit aluminum exposure don't forget the pickles and triple acting baking soda. Many of the cheaper pickles use alum for the sour, I guess it is cheaper than vinegar. I use...
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    Here is my message to PR and 2 replies. He is...

    Here is my message to PR and 2 replies. He is working the issue and making some progress.

    In a recent thread on Practical machinist there have been at least 2 that have tried to sign up as members...
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    On fluorescent and LED replacement there are 2...

    On fluorescent and LED replacement there are 2 things to look for color index and color expressed as degrees kelvin. The color index I do not understand so I just ignore it and go by the K number....
  10. So many ways to skin this cat, all of them pretty...

    So many ways to skin this cat, all of them pretty good. Choose the one that fits your personality and tools on hand best. Guy Lautard published a little hand book telling how to generate arcs and...
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    I got a reply from PvtRyan, he is having problems...

    I got a reply from PvtRyan, he is having problems with email notification and is working on it. I asked if I could copy and paste his reply, if OK I will do that.
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    In my first PM I did copy...
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    Did you get an reply or do I need to follow up...

    Did you get an reply or do I need to follow up with a post to that forum?
  13. Sorry, I can not help on the motor. I maybe...

    Sorry, I can not help on the motor. I maybe seeing things but is that rust on the outside of the armature? If so change to cutting oil soon as water based coolants can cause serious damage to the...
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    I did send a message and mentioned your problems...

    I did send a message and mentioned your problems as well as a link to this thread.
    If I hear no reply I will post a message in general discussions and see what other members say.
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    Assuming that it is the Homegunsmith.com that...

    Assuming that it is the Homegunsmith.com that weasefire mentioned the site has been in something of a decline. There was a paid membership that allowed more privileges. I did sign up several years...
  16. Since lightening up a bit. I couple of years ago...

    Since lightening up a bit. I couple of years ago I saw a couple ads for Gatling guns for sale. Originals with brass furniture sell in the $350,000 to $500,000 range. One of the ads said the gun would...
  17. Looked on the Henry website and could not find...

    Looked on the Henry website and could not find the 22 Mag Garden gun, the local paper's article suggested there was one. Maybe a phone call to Henry is in order to find out. if anyone does that could...
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    Did you leave the original vari-drive in there or...

    Did you leave the original vari-drive in there or do you drive the spindle direct? If you left the varidrive in do you use it at all or leave it set on a certain speed?

    I bought a fully converted...
  19. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers | What’s...

    Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers | What’s inside a feral hog’s stomach? You name it
    They did not mention occasional humans!
    Looks like everyone south of the Canadian border and living in the...
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    About 20 years ago I was running some 1" 1018...

    About 20 years ago I was running some 1" 1018 purchased from Ryerson (no clue which country it was from) and hit a bunch of small inclusions. The last one stopped the spindle and cracked my cut off...
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    Yeah, a lot of things that were given to us as...

    Yeah, a lot of things that were given to us as hard and fast rules are really not impossible. Single point threading between centers is something the books say that can not be done. Same metric...
  22. Msc shows a close out red Waterloo 11 drawer 42...

    Msc shows a close out red Waterloo 11 drawer 42 inch high for $999.00. Almost 2000.00 off list price. I bought a similar one that is real nice, also a close out.
    Part number cc43281500

    Looked at...
  23. When this thread was going I do not remember any...

    When this thread was going I do not remember any late production garden guns. All seemed to be out of production and the few available were going for a premium. Looks like Henry is making new ones in...
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    I single pointed a lot of metric threads on my...

    I single pointed a lot of metric threads on my old South Bend. I would back off the tool off with the cross feed, disengage the feed and then reverse the spindle in quick succession. I would crank...
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    Looks like the square rotary broaching may be...

    Looks like the square rotary broaching may be more difficult than I thought, take a look at this Drill a Square Hole with American Standard Broach | duMONT Looks like 5/8 square can not be full...
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