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    Its sad when all the vtl will bring is 1k that's...

    Its sad when all the vtl will bring is 1k that's only one good job...Phil
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    How do you plan to control the pos of the table...

    How do you plan to control the pos of the table with any sense of accuracy? That has been the big downfall of planner-mills...Phil
  3. Still for sale price dropped to 15k, you still...

    Still for sale price dropped to 15k, you still have to load...Phil
  4. I also have one ex military, a little newer than...

    I also have one ex military, a little newer than yours. The feed motor is in the knee, very hard to find any info on greaves, looked for years...Phil
  5. Its sad when one of the higher priced items is a...

    Its sad when one of the higher priced items is a anvil, 4 times the value of a mill...Phil
  6. And who is going to pay the Bill for all this,...

    And who is going to pay the Bill for all this, some fed grant for the op to build a home machine come on its not going to happen...Phil
  7. Best toy in the box, I have done the same thing...

    Best toy in the box, I have done the same thing on all 3 shaping machines...there is times where you dont want the tool to dance...Phil
  8. They must have hit there head looking at the...

    They must have hit there head looking at the slotter....Phil
  9. You have to put a amp prob on the coil and see...

    You have to put a amp prob on the coil and see what it pulls, The starter looks like it is getting wet or there is a lot of moister where live, if the iron is rusty the coil will see over current...
  10. Does it Buzz when on?...Phil

    Does it Buzz when on?...Phil
  11. I have some bars that have the grove the slid bar...

    I have some bars that have the grove the slid bar goes into to stop the bar from sliding or turning in the holder, works good...Phil
  12. I think you are miss guided, just machine the...

    I think you are miss guided, just machine the mounting pad points and drill tap the holes where you need them. And use the heaviest plate you can or make it a welded part that has been stress...
  13. Don't confuse thickness with flatness, its not...

    Don't confuse thickness with flatness, its not hard to get the thickness within .oo1 easy, now flatness is a whole new deal, its flat until you release the plate from the grinder chuck, and stress...
  14. What bad color to paint a PW 6,...Phil

    What bad color to paint a PW 6,...Phil
  15. Never will come out right, It will stress relieve...

    Never will come out right, It will stress relieve on every pass of the grinder, can you weld a grid under the plate to make it stiff?...Phil
  16. Heat it up 300df or so...Phil

    Heat it up 300df or so...Phil
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    You might be tight on space, I would use a 7.5 or...

    You might be tight on space, I would use a 7.5 or 10 hp 1200 rpm and size the drive pulley to your liking...Phil
  18. You would get more bang for the buck with a rpc...

    You would get more bang for the buck with a rpc than a vfd, in the high hp the vfd cost becomes a major problem...Phil
  19. DOA, time for a new battery...Phil

    DOA, time for a new battery...Phil
  20. Then disregard all i said, Babbitt was use as...

    Then disregard all i said, Babbitt was use as easy means to locate the shaft sqr with everything else, still might be the best way...Phil
  21. No Babbitt is the very best route to go, that's...

    No Babbitt is the very best route to go, that's why it was used there, Hard to damage in tear down, but if not oiled right... dies quickly...Phil
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    You have not seen anything like what is coming...

    You have not seen anything like what is coming next, with all the gov spending, and being buddies with china again Inflation will be out of sight. The scrap markets have jumped 30% because of the...
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    Not hard to make your own plates if you have a...

    Not hard to make your own plates if you have a roto table...Phil
  24. Still for sale, anyone have a need for a good...

    Still for sale, anyone have a need for a good tight machine with hard ways?...Phil
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    To life it, remove the rear slide guard, center...

    To life it, remove the rear slide guard, center the ram so it hangs out both ends the same and use a good strap and hook it over the ram on both ends and lift...Phil
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