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    A great tool for cutting leather or rubber is an...

    A great tool for cutting leather or rubber is an oscillating saw - it would be easy to make a jig for it to cut a scarf for the belt.
    Matter of fact, an oscillating saw has many uses and it's one...
  2. You are very welcome! Thank you for sharing your...

    You are very welcome! Thank you for sharing your success.

    Mike Burdick
  3. The additional marks are handy when one is using...

    The additional marks are handy when one is using it for indexing multiple start threads.
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    For future reference... Although MSC, Enco,...

    For future reference...

    Although MSC, Enco, etc carry drive screws in lots of 100 or more, another option is to go to a motor repair shop and they will usually sell, or give you, what you need.
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    If the rock is thin and you are worried about...

    If the rock is thin and you are worried about cracking it then cover the area with a piece of rubber that has the correct size of hole cut out and sand blast the hole thru.
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    Make your own... Chuck up some brass,...

    Make your own...

    Chuck up some brass, aluminum, whatever stock and turn down to the size you need. Then take a lathe center bit and drill a hole deep enough to just allow the "V" portion to just...
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    For what it's worth, here is the instructions and...

    For what it's worth, here is the instructions and parts list for the Clausing series 100 lathes...

    http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/181/4657.pdf
  8. The following suggestion uses a drill press and a...

    The following suggestion uses a drill press and a file...

    Coat the area in Dykem and accurately scribe the the shape to be removed. Then, using a 1/8" bit in a drill press, drill a series of...
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    I will add ... the cold bluing solutions will...

    I will add ... the cold bluing solutions will oxidize the metal surface and rust will appear in short order. To prevent this rusting, rub some gun oil over the surface when you're finished bluing...
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    If you are using enamel and a paint brush... ...

    If you are using enamel and a paint brush...

    When the paint becomes "sticky" then stipple it with the brush. This will take out any streaks and leave a bumpy finish that looks like cast iron. ...
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    It appears to be a Shaplane Radius Tool... ...

    It appears to be a Shaplane Radius Tool...

    http://www.mscdirect.com/product/08657157

    If it is, you might send Eagle Rock an email asking for the instruction manual.
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  12. Frank, Threading dials are very easy to make -...

    Frank,

    Threading dials are very easy to make - nothing complicated at all! Attached is a plan for one I made and you can use it to get an idea of what is needed. I'll even show you how to make...
  13. Unfortunately, there is a lot of truth in this...

    Unfortunately, there is a lot of truth in this Gary Larson cartoon, whether it's dogs, cats, or horses....
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  14. Here are some answers to frequently asked...

    Here are some answers to frequently asked questions regarding abandoned property in South Carolina...

    TI-011 IS - SC Department of Motor Vehicles

    Note: The above is a link to a Microsoft Word...
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    :D:D No disrespect to Spud, but you gotta...

    :D:D
    No disrespect to Spud, but you gotta appreciate that response!!
  16. Memorial headstone masons usually have large...

    Memorial headstone masons usually have large sandblaster cabinets for their use. Perhaps you could check with someone in your area and see if they could/would sandblast it for you.
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    That's what I did.... except the non chip...

    That's what I did.... except the non chip replacement key only cost me $1.99 at Lowe's!
  18. Here's a small flashlight that uses just 1 AAA...

    Here's a small flashlight that uses just 1 AAA battery. It doesn't say how it switches though...

    http://www.dorcy.com/images/Product/medium/19.jpg

    Dorcy LED Flashlight 45 Lumens Luxeon LED...
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    The human digestive system adds bacteria to the...

    The human digestive system adds bacteria to the septic system better than your suggestion, plus, it makes your guest feel a little more comfortable about your BBQ. :D

    Kidding aside...

    There...
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    Greg, I see no problem with making one as you...

    Greg,

    I see no problem with making one as you suggested. The experience and knowledge you gain from this task will be well worth your time. If it was me, I'd go with mild steel and weld the whole...
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    Just curious...do you have the proper pre-load on...

    Just curious...do you have the proper pre-load on these bearings?
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    I have some South Bend name plates that I drew up...

    I have some South Bend name plates that I drew up several years ago. These might be helpful to some.

    www.metalillness.com :: View Forum - Machine Tags, Badges, and Thread Charts
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    Poll: Just curious... Unless you're going to...

    Just curious...

    Unless you're going to manufacture the "old" lathe again how about updating the logo to a lathe like you're going to produce?
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    Okay, not a direct answer to the proposed...

    Okay, not a direct answer to the proposed question but it might be an alternative - at least it looks at a solution from a different perspective....

    My GPS unit list the the speed limit and if one...
  25. I think the costs depend on how many illegal's...

    I think the costs depend on how many illegal's you can get in that crate... A Honda Civic holds about 12.

    Be sure and see the glass bottomed skywalk!
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