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  1. Recheck the links if you would please. They're...

    Recheck the links if you would please. They're not showing, at least for me at this point.

    EDIT Working now. Don't know why before.
  2. Nice. And nice shop!!

    Nice. And nice shop!!
  3. Thread: Cut out oblong

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    It's a variation on the old joke about a hobo...

    It's a variation on the old joke about a hobo asking a nice lady if she could do some mending for him.

    She asks what mending he needs.

    Holding up a button he asks, Can you sew a new coat to...
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    Yes, I can believe that. I spent a childhood in...

    Yes, I can believe that. I spent a childhood in one of those "shithole countries" our president mentions so I've got a range of perspective. And meat in the cookpot? Lucky if you can get or afford...
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    Some years back I was working on a project with a...

    Some years back I was working on a project with a classmate, and East Indian student. Somehow in the idle conversation he said something about "Chinese Chewing Gum". I said, what's that? He said,...
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    I seem to recall suspicion that he finds...

    I seem to recall suspicion that he finds machines for sale elsewhere, posts them on his own site with a markup, and if someone nibbles he hopes to buy from the actual owner. Perhaps in the OP's...
  7. The (proverbial) check is in the mail. Thanks...

    The (proverbial) check is in the mail. Thanks again.
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    Well, I wish you good luck with that and hope...

    Well, I wish you good luck with that and hope that for some reason you may be more effective than your myriad of predecessors.
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    Interesting. I enjoy seeing what they've been...

    Interesting. I enjoy seeing what they've been able to do but watching the vid immediately raised questions about how they cope with some potential problems. I understand the software can take 2...
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    It may not need a retract since with flaking...

    It may not need a retract since with flaking you're always on a rapid traverse forward moving line.

    Dunno anything else about it so it may genuinely be nonworking for some other reason. Did you...
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    It might not run but looks stunning sitting in...

    It might not run but looks stunning sitting in the driveway?
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    Not relevant to the OP's question other than...

    Not relevant to the OP's question other than topic title.

    Reading a book or article about Maserati history, there had been one point where they were apparently building some of their own machine...
  13. My assumption too. The table top is one piece,...

    My assumption too. The table top is one piece, the axle a separate piece, and at the back you see just the remainder of the axle and the nut that retains everything and removes slack between the...
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    Ooh, ooh! Failed to begin title with OT: Go...

    Ooh, ooh! Failed to begin title with OT: Go directly to jail, do not pass Go, do not collect $200.
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    Without seeing a parts diagram I'm just guessing,...

    Without seeing a parts diagram I'm just guessing, but if the nut on the end of the leadscrew is adjusted to take up the backlash between the screw and the taper attachment, I would expect to see a...
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    The diamond wheel isn't a plated one, but the...

    The diamond wheel isn't a plated one, but the kind with diamond in a matrix on the rim. It will last a lot longer and would be more valuable than a plated wheel. Nevertheless, with industrial...
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    Has been most recently used as a boat anchor, but...

    Has been most recently used as a boat anchor, but no longer needed.
  18. Proposed vial is 15mm dia. x 95mm or about .59"...

    Proposed vial is 15mm dia. x 95mm or about .59" dia. x 3-3/4"
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    I do appreciate that a lot of things that used to...

    I do appreciate that a lot of things that used to kill and maim are safer, but I really resent machines or software that think they always know what you need better than you do. Hear that Microsoft?...
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    At first I thought, hey, you could crank the...

    At first I thought, hey, you could crank the mailbox out to the road and then wind it back to collect the mail. Then I looked a little harder and thought, well maybe not anymore.
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    And I'd hope free shipping from Sri Lanka.

    And I'd hope free shipping from Sri Lanka.
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    Well, a perfectly nice skeleton but what might...

    Well, a perfectly nice skeleton but what might really give you shivers is the thought that someone, somewhere has a whole collection of them.
  23. I rather suspect the cutouts are straight...

    I rather suspect the cutouts are straight cylindrical sections and the confusion about them being odd from his first post is that he realizes he can't just lay it on its side and cross it with a ball...
  24. Or, if this is a standard setup for the mill, you...

    Or, if this is a standard setup for the mill, you know how to make offset keys for alignment.

    And another thing that puzzles me a little is that on a horizontal mill, the spindle axis isn't...
  25. In other words, Connelly made a very useful...

    In other words, Connelly made a very useful contribution by compiling the book, but he wasn't God.

    Or the Arab proverb, "Trust in God, but tie your camel to a tree." Read, listen, but think it...
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