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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....
  2. 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?
  5. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  11. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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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    Check with the 2 suppliers you mentioned. I have...

    Check with the 2 suppliers you mentioned. I have never done anything larger than 5/16 hex with a rotary tool. Seems to me that a Bridgeport class mill should do it.
    For what it is worth I worked as...
  19. Then there are the variations in the barrel. I...

    Then there are the variations in the barrel. I have seen some velocity test with a pile of different hand guns and once in a while the one with the shorter barrel had a puzzling higher velocity. One...
  20. It was always work for me protecting our peanut...

    It was always work for me protecting our peanut crops. When the fellows with dogs came over we all wore snake proof leggings even in the summer. The leggings besides giving protection from...
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    Highly dangerous? It used to be sold here as an...

    Highly dangerous? It used to be sold here as an eye wash for treating infections on the eyeballs. Powder in the walls when a house is being built completely eliminates roaches in the home at least...
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    This has worked for me in treating small part...

    This has worked for me in treating small part made from W1 and such. For A2 and A6 I might be inclined to cover parts with boric acid which necessitates putting the parts and powder in a container, I...
  23. I am not a gunsmith, my specialty has been...

    I am not a gunsmith, my specialty has been production machining. That said I would be inclined to modify the stock instead. The screw hole could be moved by boring out the existing one and epoxying a...
  24. Maybe it is just me but I think these might be...

    Maybe it is just me but I think these might be more fun:
    YouTube

    YouTube

    I have not seen any on my place in years, but it was hard to not get mad at them and shoot from too far away. I think...
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    It has been a while, my search found many...

    It has been a while, my search found many references so I thought they were still in business.
    The thing about living long enough to see good suppliers go under is that it means you are still alive.
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