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  1. I had to swing the headstock end of Little Belle'...

    I had to swing the headstock end of Little Belle' 90* on skates, by hand on Christmas Eve after the steering knuckle broke on the 20K truck that I had rented for the job.

    Belle' is one of our 40"...
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    We just happened to be in to our annual renewal...

    We just happened to be in to our annual renewal meeting for our Ag Line at the bank this week, and in discussion of the times that we are in, he mentioned this and that they wanted everyone to apply...
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    The voice on the phone call I just took said that...

    The voice on the phone call I just took said that there is help on the NFIB website.
    Not sure if you need to be a member to access or not.


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  4. So - in your example test, you are missing "TG"...

    So - in your example test, you are missing "TG" aint'chew?

    Yeah - it sure is bulkier, but they git a good bite on the tool.
    The side-lock will git in a tighter spot - I understand that.
    But I...
  5. Thread: T5 Lighting

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    I jist looked, and my T8's are 4100K, and my T5's...

    I jist looked, and my T8's are 4100K, and my T5's are 6500K.

    I love the 6500K T5's with chrome reflectors!
    No task lighting needed under those!


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  6. Thread: T5 Lighting

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    I run 6500's in my T5's, and have bought 5000 in...

    I run 6500's in my T5's, and have bought 5000 in 8' T12's, and they are toast WAY too quickly!

    I have 5000K T12 3' and 4'ers in our kitchen tho, and love them there!


    I have one 8' T12 HO...
  7. Thread: T5 Lighting

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    I guess that I have to ask - what you think...

    I guess that I have to ask - what you think "sucks" about T5, and even T8 for that matter?

    Can barely look at my T8's and they are painted white.
    My T5 fixtures I ordered in with chrome...
  8. ??? Well TG was around before ER, and both...

    ???

    Well TG was around before ER, and both were (are?) Erickson products.

    I'm guessing that the ER is a commodity version of the TG is all?

    I would trade out the TG for your side-lock in...
  9. Carbide is one of those things that doesn't take...

    Carbide is one of those things that doesn't take up space/value, and can be hoarded for decades - like maybe after retirement?

    Either way - now aint the time to take anything other than light bulk...
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    A chum of mine told me last week that he laid...

    A chum of mine told me last week that he laid everyone off and got on the dole himself as well.

    I told him that I'd dbl check that - as a pres of a C corp - historically the only time you can draw...
  11. Getting them back out [without breaking the...

    Getting them back out [without breaking the stripper tangs] is going to be the main concern for overtightening.

    I see the bearing only as a "less opp effort" when tightening is all.

    ...
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    600mm stroke with 105mm depth. Not too hard of...

    600mm stroke with 105mm depth.
    Not too hard of math eh?

    The rest boils down to toolholder position and tool length, but I would highly expect it to work fine.


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  13. Well, I make plugs to beat in the end of larger...

    Well, I make plugs to beat in the end of larger tubes, and typically I drill solid when it comes to smaller holes anyway, so ...

    Like Dual said, and what Dan said - if you are pulling, then you...
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    I dissagree. It is a current thread (did not...

    I dissagree.

    It is a current thread (did not search for and dig up old bones) and one which he feels that he has pertinent info on.

    Otherwise I would need to ban Orange Vise anytime he pipes in...
  15. Thread: T5 Lighting

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    All that? 8 foot on the T12's if that answers...

    All that?

    8 foot on the T12's if that answers anything?


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    Just called my boy and asked him if he was...

    Just called my boy and asked him if he was pushin' up daisies yet, or was still topside?

    Him and his wife have been werking from home for the last 2.5 or 3 weeks now.
    They are in Ft. Wayne,...
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    I'm a werd speller, but not as you know it Jim. ...

    I'm a werd speller, but not as you know it Jim.



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  18. Thread: T5 Lighting

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    I have been wondering if they were making those...

    I have been wondering if they were making those in T12 versions?


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  19. Thread: T5 Lighting

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    T5 Lighting

    I just ran a Craig's List search to see if/what was available in clean/used/one owner T5 fixtures, and what I found was several "Grow" lights for sale.

    What in the world constitutes one as a...
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    This .. from New Orleans.... :confused: I...

    This .. from New Orleans.... :confused:

    I guess they're not all of the same cloth?


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    IDK? "Different" for sure, but not sure yet if...

    IDK?

    "Different" for sure, but not sure yet if up or down...

    Was almost out of werk, but several pings lately, but not for regular work for regular (anymore) customers.

    Other availability?...
  22. Nope. Just what I read here every day. ...

    Nope.

    Just what I read here every day.


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  23. Just so long as y'all understand that that is NOT...

    Just so long as y'all understand that that is NOT the same Okuma that was built in 1987.

    Those two are likely much more apples/apples than you would like to think.


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    On the surface - that sounds ridiculous. Maybe...

    On the surface - that sounds ridiculous.
    Maybe use that as a starting point, but ...


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  25. Cylindricity (sp?) is one of the features that...

    Cylindricity (sp?) is one of the features that Hardinge (actual Elmyra machines) seems to concern themselves with.

    But I don't know if you can expect a 20 yr old lathe to hold those tols?
    I've...
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