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    Opinions on laser welders

    Looking for opinions on buying a New, good quality laser welder for a reasonable price.

    I am considering buying a laser welder for my shop. I will not be doing industrial grade work or anything...
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    I own one of these, it's amazing Wuertz...

    I own one of these, it's amazing

    Wuertz Machine Works – TW-90 Knife Grinder
  3. Try turning it through by hand and you should be...

    Try turning it through by hand and you should be able to see the problem. Use a mirror and bright light with some magnification. That's a step I always try when I run into one of those type...
  4. I went with the Commonwealth synthetic, it has...

    I went with the Commonwealth synthetic, it has worked out well for me. One thing I've noticed is that, being an oil, it has a higher viscosity than kerosene and hence drains slower from the tank. Not...
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    Pete, Negative pressure flushing is all I use. ...

    Pete, Negative pressure flushing is all I use. Of course I have only die sinkers and usually am sinking cavities, cylindrical with straight or tapered walls, and die cavities of assorted...
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    I'd agree if you're talking about a homemade edm...

    I'd agree if you're talking about a homemade edm or dedicated hole popper. But, all of my machines are equipped with suction applied through the electrode as one option, allowing the "swarf"? to be...
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    I have 3 sinkers and I get increased interference...

    I have 3 sinkers and I get increased interference as the settings get finer. My shop is inside a steel building next to my house and at finishing settings my wife cannot watch the antenna tv in the...
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    That there's a burr-dog!

    That there's a burr-dog!
  9. Spencer, I had the same problem. Bought a 618...

    Spencer, I had the same problem. Bought a 618 Micromaster with some tubing problems, also I ended up rebuilding the switch valve body completely including new pistons, also built new hydraulic...
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    Get a 1" guage block and use that to set the...

    Get a 1" guage block and use that to set the zero, which in this case the mic should be set to read 1.000" . ALSO which is what you need to set the micrometer to read, not Zero. Of course if it is...
  11. Porsche does allow for some difference in...

    Porsche does allow for some difference in tolerance due to the distance between the layshaft and crankshaft centers. There are layshaft driven gears with plus and minus sizes to set proper lash...
  12. Keep in mind also you'll need to cut concentric...

    Keep in mind also you'll need to cut concentric thrust surfaces for Crank and layshaft bearings. I agree that a radial drill will not give you results you will be satisfied with. FWIW
  13. Its been about 7 years now since my mom and dad...

    Its been about 7 years now since my mom and dad went. I am so sorry for your loss, What else can I say.
    Ron
  14. Its ok to paint if you use precision paint on...

    Its ok to paint if you use precision paint on those precision surfaces, any machine dealer should have it in spray cans or gallon buckets.
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    Really, you must be joking? Why does it make any...

    Really, you must be joking? Why does it make any difference to you? He simply asked a question and a simple response is all that is needed, why make your own values the most important part of this...
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    I would also recommend the Yahoo Panto group....

    I would also recommend the Yahoo Panto group. There are a lot of knowledgeable guys over there too. I have a GK-12 and they have helped me out plenty of times.
    Ron

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    I'm curious, you were expecting positive input?...

    I'm curious, you were expecting positive input? About what exactly?
  18. I have some chucks the tailstock will not pop...

    I have some chucks the tailstock will not pop loose but they are without tangs. Does your MT2 taper have a tang on the end of it? If it does have one I would say yes your MT2 taper is ground...
  19. With regards to some of the above posts I think...

    With regards to some of the above posts I think about the casual attitude I have for my sight. I really should put on safety glasses when I walk into my shop door, and remove them when I walk out....
  20. I knew a blind mechanic who was amazing, now that...

    I knew a blind mechanic who was amazing, now that I think about it why would I be surprised at a blind machinist?
  21. Micrometer for a visually impaired machinist?

    I cannot say where this came from, My dad had it, I inherited it and use it occasionally still. I became accustomed to the screws in the thimble and have almost gotten used to the feel in my hands,...
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    Use a faceplate with clamps
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    :eek: Well that sucks, but we learned somethin'...

    :eek: Well that sucks, but we learned somethin' here didn't we, as my old daddy used to say.
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    This Mobil SHC 634 looks good for bronze worm...

    This Mobil SHC 634 looks good for bronze worm drive applications. It has a rating of 1B on ASTM D-130, which is hardly any reactivity whatsoever to copper. It is synthetic, and available, and not too...
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    What the ??? Steam cylinder oil? Corn Head...

    What the ??? Steam cylinder oil? Corn Head Grease? Model A Ford Diff. Oil? EP is Good BUT it Kills yellow metal? ** Why do I have to learn so much when I post on this dang site? CHRIST ISN'T...
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