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  1. ……'til you put that wheel back down on the...

    ……'til you put that wheel back down on the pavement, changing your mount from a unicycle back into a motorcycle, where the tilted wheel barrow effect, planted firmly on the surface, even at walking...
  2. Everyone counter-steers, knowingly or not. The...

    Everyone counter-steers, knowingly or not. The majority quickly training their automatic muscle reactions without ever giving it conscious thought. Those who can't, give up trying to be a bike rider....
  3. Same here, for SS. I used the Victory wax I have...

    Same here, for SS. I used the Victory wax I have on hand for investment casting. FMSC - Victory Brown Wax A quote from the link: "Victory Brown remains flexible at low temperatures and may be used as...
  4. The driver steps into the shop and says to the...

    The driver steps into the shop and says to the guy recording data with a CMM, "got your delivery on my truck, where do you want it".

    The CMM operator steps off the long crate on the truck, then...
  5. Diameter is a lesser of the difficulties in parting

    The machine, tooling, material, wall thickness (tubular?) and length of drop make all the difference.

    Pix below of a very easy parting of 14-1/2" diameter. Couldn't find a pic of the actual...
  6. OK Darin, "this weekend" is over, got pix?:D ...

    OK Darin, "this weekend" is over, got pix?:D

    If you haven't shot the pix yet, could you include the live center and the steady rest for the guys who with limited imagination, or those who didn't...
  7. A look inside a widely distributed, (for over...

    A look inside a widely distributed, (for over half a century) gearbox that very reliably absorbs, (with variations) 500 to 1,700SHP.
    Pratt & Whitney PT6A Gear Box with 3DVIA Solidworks NEW! -...
  8. Just "shoulder" didn't satisfy the requirements...

    Just "shoulder" didn't satisfy the requirements for enough words.

    Bob
  9. "Bardons & Oliver #3 Turret Lathe comes with...

    "Bardons & Oliver #3 Turret Lathe comes with tailstock, live center"........ and there ya' go.

    What is it that causes some folks to think that when you have a choice of 6 or eight sockets, instead...
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    Exactly! Any work that requires some degree of...

    Exactly!

    Any work that requires some degree of accuracy, cannot be properly accomplished with just the degree markings, while the limited tool/part slot at the end distal from the table can be...
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    Reading and practicing on a forgiving material...

    Reading and practicing on a forgiving material that you don't mind sacrificing would be good.

    One of the things that you will learn, is to set the compound just under half of the included angle...
  12. Ditto, starting with dad and grandpa, 1944 if I...

    Ditto, starting with dad and grandpa, 1944 if I recall correctly.

    Instead of a trailer, dad had borrowed a Dodge flatbead truck, backed it into the raised garage, 2 x6's on edge, across the truck...
  13. Just the bearings or the assemblies including...

    Just the bearings or the assemblies including bearing, link and eccentric roller(s)? I ask because the last pix are obviously not the same as the first, assumed original.

    Could the links be of...
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    Maybe because he didn't post the pic of his "worm...

    Maybe because he didn't post the pic of his "worm gear" 'til after the leadscrew suggestions? That happened at the OP's post #14 with a "Forgot the pics.. haha..", made you look kinda' physic...........
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    What I described: "might be repaired by facing,...

    What I described: "might be repaired by facing, then boring, (that's something you do after drilling), the end of the screw, then pressing in a replica of the broken portion," doesn't shorten the...
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    Not a silly question but it doesn't describe what...

    Not a silly question but it doesn't describe what you've shown in the pix.

    A worm gear is a disk shaped gear that is driven by a "worm". A worm is similar to the lead screw seen in your pix though...
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    Here's my USMT #1 with no slots. Kidding, I'm...

    Here's my USMT #1 with no slots. Kidding, I'm here using the slot as a V-block. With the drilled and tapped 3/8-16 holes, finding a way to clamp most anything is fairly easy.

    I have a larger...
  18. Clearly, I don't do small timepieces.....

    Like most of my mill cutters, I have involute gear cutters that are bored 7/8", 1" and 1-1/4" and just use them on those standard arbors on my larger mill.

    I did make one of each of those sizes...
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    That's sort of pontifical isn't it Boselyjr? And...

    That's sort of pontifical isn't it Boselyjr? And it's not any sort of remedy against the threat of deadly intrusion. What, you're hoping for a polite bad guy who will kindly announce in your dark...
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    It hasn't been long since I had to take my best...

    It hasn't been long since I had to take my best friend to the vet for "the" shot. It was a hell of a lot harder on me than him and I'm still suffering, but he isn't and that's what's most important...
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    Sounds like you want to keep it original and...

    Sounds like you want to keep it original and that's great but you have to draw the line somewhere, got a water wheel in a river or a stationary steam plant?

    That question is because there's a...
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    One more? Since the "ITEM NO. 4, BIKE HITCH...

    One more?

    Since the "ITEM NO. 4, BIKE HITCH UPRIGHT CAP" is clearly pinned in place and the only modification you indicated as being needed is it being rounded rather than flat, is welding really...
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    Short thread the stub mandrel to match cap and...

    Short thread the stub mandrel to match cap and have it bottom out in front, to leave all free to work on, including a rolled flange around the opening if so designed?

    3 notched (as threads) fins...
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    If true to form, some of our more thoughtlessly...

    If true to form, some of our more thoughtlessly dour members will begin to feel jealousy and start a spiteful little whine and dance that includes the word "spammer", because a new member freely...
  25. OK, looked a little harder at the pic:crazy: and...

    OK, looked a little harder at the pic:crazy: and now see that the arbor support mount would be a common one, the dovetail on the overarm. Common on Cincinatti horizontal mills and others. Should not...
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