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    Several of the old timers I served my...

    Several of the old timers I served my apprenticeship under,had worked at the Evansville plant. Like theperfessor says, big machines. Also, lots of labor problems.

    JH
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    Normally called tool maker buttons. JH

    Normally called tool maker buttons.

    JH
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    Most of the cutting oils that I have run across...

    Most of the cutting oils that I have run across seem to be similar, but did notice that cutting oil used in aerosol cans seems to be thinner.

    JH
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    Leave it alone, it's just another slot. Not...

    Leave it alone, it's just another slot. Not pretty, but will never hurt you.

    JH
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    If you are coming straight in, that would...

    If you are coming straight in, that would contribute to your problems. Try setting your compound at 29.5
    degrees and only cutting on one side. Oh, one other thing, that is not galling, it is...
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    maicusare: You would be probably more successful...

    maicusare: You would be probably more successful to re-post this query in the Tooling, Parts and Accessories
    wanted and for sale forum. Not many people will see it here at the end of this posting....
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    Go to MSC. they have pages of good quality left...

    Go to MSC. they have pages of good quality left hand taps, or check with them online.

    JH
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    Before the block is in: Old time garages used a...

    Before the block is in: Old time garages used a tool very much like it to clean the carbon out of the ring grooves on an overhaul. The only thing missing is the small wheel with different size...
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    Bill: Thanks for posting this on PM. I knew that...

    Bill: Thanks for posting this on PM. I knew that our toaster was old,since I purchased it at a house auction in the fall of 1965, just a few months before our wedding. I did purchase another years...
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    Got any pics? JH

    Got any pics?

    JH
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    kenny.other: You probably should post your price,...

    kenny.other: You probably should post your price, this is not an auction. Read line 10 of the first item in the stickys (rules).

    JH
  12. Most mills that I have had experience on that are...

    Most mills that I have had experience on that are similar to yours usually had grease fittings on the heads. Other points such as table and slides usually need way oil. When us apprentices would come...
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    Wisconsincody: You neglected to read the sticky's...

    Wisconsincody: You neglected to read the sticky's at the top of this forum. Take a look at "machinery discussion guidelines".

    JH
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    Develope: I suspect you don't really understand...

    Develope: I suspect you don't really understand how o-rings work. Take the info that BugRobotics and Digger gave you and study it well. Don't confuse them with gaskets or piston rings.

    JH
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    Turn a piece of wooden dowel to a diameter that...

    Turn a piece of wooden dowel to a diameter that is about .015" bigger than the minor dia. of the hole and about 1" long. Then screw it into the hole and back out. This will tell you the minor dia....
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    VMS1: If you read the stickys at the top of this...

    VMS1: If you read the stickys at the top of this sub-forum, you will see that this forum is not for commercial enterprises. Particularly, read item five of the first rule.
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    It wouldn't be difficult. Most of the time I was...

    It wouldn't be difficult. Most of the time I was on the Tail, only had 3 wheels on the ground.

    JH
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    Naw, he is probably an old over-the-road trucker....

    Naw, he is probably an old over-the-road trucker. They all hate the road.
    Speaking of the Dragons Tail, everybody should do that once. I accidentally stumbled on to it and was about 2 miles in...
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    It's a buttress thread. The MH book has plenty...

    It's a buttress thread. The MH book has plenty about buttress threads, at least mine did forty years ago. We made a lot of parts that were made of carbon (molten metal pumps). Many of them look...
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    It's a drive collar for a cylindrical grinder....

    It's a drive collar for a cylindrical grinder. Most of them are hardly ever used on lathes. More so on grinders.

    JH
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    Gregsy: I have a 15" South Bend Nordick that I...

    Gregsy: I have a 15" South Bend Nordick that I bought used, that came with a 12" 3 jaw D1-6. It has 3 pins. Used it 20 some years and works great.

    JH
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    Dear Maria: Yes your picture came thru just fine....

    Dear Maria: Yes your picture came thru just fine. It is a set of precision gage blocks. Not sure what your garage full of stuff is, but would recommend that you try to locate a reliable auction...
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    Any time you can't figure out the answer to a...

    Any time you can't figure out the answer to a problem, you have left out the dollar sign. That being said, many oddball designs such as tapers are different so as to avoid copyright or patent...
  24. What about a chute that is tapered bigger as you...

    What about a chute that is tapered bigger as you raise the bag up over the chute. This would accommodate different sized bags and no moving parts.

    JH
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    Since this thread came up, I will ask if Gerstner...

    Since this thread came up, I will ask if Gerstner ever got away from the practice of making the drawers so that if pulled all the way out, they dumped the contents? I thought they would have made a...
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