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    Hmmm

    Yhea,
    Click on that and your computer will end up the drip, at the best. I will pass.
  2. Thanks for all the suggestions so far, most...

    Thanks for all the suggestions so far, most appreciated.
    I do believe I am going go with Newall and mag/inductance scales, same type that are on my BP. After listening to several blokes I have...
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    Those items in your pics look like heaters in...

    Those items in your pics look like heaters in older contactors they consist of a wire wrapped around the bimetallic element that actually makes contact. I current draw is to much they will heat the...
  4. I am running BObCad and I fought with file...

    I am running BObCad and I fought with file transfer for quite some time, never got it running right, Bob changed around the post processor from 750 and did their thing to no avail. I have the...
  5. Compass + large Iron = forget it, actually...

    Compass + large Iron = forget it, actually thought you where kidding.
  6. DRO purchase questions your opinions on different brands

    I am going to add a 3 axis DRO to my Victor 1640 engine lathe.
    I realize there have some posts on this already however I was hoping to get some up to date opinions from folks who have done their own...
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    Could you provide a schematic of your setup.

    Could you provide a schematic of your setup.
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    Virus, I don't get it either, boring soft jaws...

    Virus,
    I don't get it either, boring soft jaws with no ring or pin. It seems so intuitive, but I see it: older even younger guys, despite being good machinists in other respects.
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    Needs

    What are your requirements i.e. CFM, PSI HP & tank size?
    There are a plethora of different types, screw, disc, and conventional.
    With this info in hand , make the sales reps work for you.
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    I agree, vent it. The first time I employed mist...

    I agree, vent it. The first time I employed mist cooling/lube I had the doors open. Felt okay but an hour or 2 later developed a nasty headache.
    Not to mention atomized oil is not good for your...
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    McMaster Carr ?

    McMaster Carr ?
  12. What did AI Dir say?, I would have called them...

    What did AI Dir say?, I would have called them first.
    Did you test the pot should get 5K across the out to legs move one lead to wiper then measure again. I kind doubt you this would be anything...
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    I am not a Cybelec 880S controls expert, however...

    I am not a Cybelec 880S controls expert, however I do CNC repair if wanted to, send some schematics and maint Lit. (or a link) and I may be able give some suggestions on some things to check.
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    So to be clear, your saying what happened is the...

    So to be clear, your saying what happened is the metal surrounding the set screw has been compressed around said screw "wedging"/compressing it.
    I so I would first try some heat. Second if you have...
  15. One little trick that I have use. You can buy...

    One little trick that I have use. You can buy sample packs containing a myriad of different polymers i.e teflon rulon PTFE, etc. From Mcmaster. When I have to I.D. a part like your piston you have a...
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    I would consider blockage. Pumps do not create...

    I would consider blockage. Pumps do not create pressure just flow. If your getting proper pressure out of hydro unit, see what pressure your reading further down line. Other question is the pump out...
  17. All I can say is this a great topic, really eye...

    All I can say is this a great topic, really eye opening to me I don't have a production shop or web site. I have a day job as a machinist / maint tech., but do some small jobs in my own small shop by...
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    no worries it was replaced just so the NSA could...

    no worries it was replaced just so the NSA could put their tracker sticker in it..:ill:
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    just curious have you checked Mcmaster or...

    just curious have you checked Mcmaster or smallparts.com? They may have something with proper top that you could modify by just cutting to length?
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    I agree with Grego. Replacing a CRT with LCD or...

    I agree with Grego. Replacing a CRT with LCD or what have you it usually is not a plug and play situation.
    I am not familiar with Fanuc, but there maybe a connection where the video comes out of...
  21. Pressure vessel + standing H2O + 100 years old =...

    Pressure vessel + standing H2O + 100 years old = Scrap.
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    You mention the carbide cutter mounted on HSS...

    You mention the carbide cutter mounted on HSS dengas end. How much stick out from the "chuck" do you have? How ridged is the set up?
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    The only thing that comes to mind is: ask 6 guys...

    The only thing that comes to mind is: ask 6 guys your question and get 6 differing opinions. On thing to look at is what are the tool rental guys using. When they buy a tool to rent chances are they...
  24. Wow hope you wore your brown pants that day.

    Wow hope you wore your brown pants that day.
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    Thanks for all the tips, much appreciated. And...

    Thanks for all the tips, much appreciated.
    And yes potassium EDTA is a chelating agent used to bind and remove certain metals like Pb and Zn from the blood.
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