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    I find it interesting what tools the Government...

    I find it interesting what tools the Government is buying.
    Here's a SIP tilting rotary table.
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    Very impressive collection and as my dear...

    Very impressive collection and as my dear departed Mother-in-law used to say, "That was some paint salesman".:D
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    Rockcrusher, your mill from Los Alamos is pretty...

    Rockcrusher, your mill from Los Alamos is pretty historic. It's nice to have a specific location like that.

    Does anyone know if the eagle and stars inspectors stamp on my saw is an Air Force...
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    These are on CL right now. The pictures are worth...

    These are on CL right now. The pictures are worth saving.
    They didn't roam very far from home, Hartford Conn area.
    Pratt & Whitney 3B jig borer $1500
    Pratt & Whitney 2A jig borer $900
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    Thanks Tim, I was wondering if that was the date...

    Thanks Tim, I was wondering if that was the date made.
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    It wouldn't surprise me if my saw came from...

    It wouldn't surprise me if my saw came from Loring Air Force Base in northern Maine, one of the Strategic Air Commands largest bases.
    I'd like to see pictures of some US Army tags and what machines...
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    Government/Military Machine Ownership Tags

    I picked up a Peerless hacksaw with a “Property of USAF” tag, and it got me thinking. How many different tags are there? I know a lot of machines will have a Navy anchor on them. I can’t recall...
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    I hope I'm not taking this thread too far askew....

    I hope I'm not taking this thread too far askew.
    I've posted before about my Dad working at the Smithsonian Air Museum as a restorer.
    Here he is on the right with a Curtiss SB2C-5 Hell Diver.
    This...
  9. Here's the motor for future reference.

    Here's the motor for future reference.
  10. How about a 3 hp, 2 speed motor with pulley from...

    How about a 3 hp, 2 speed motor with pulley from a Clausing Colchester Student Mk 1 1/2?
    I have one I'd sell, or if you want the pulley specs I can get those for you.
    PM me if you're interested.
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    That is a beautiful saw. First two numbers of the...

    That is a beautiful saw. First two numbers of the serial are the year made.
    I have a 1939 ML but is not art-deco. Also my tach is linear.
    Are all the feed parts there? I see the foot pedal.
    (fixed...
  12. As long as you didn't have the receiver, you're...

    As long as you didn't have the receiver, you're OK with BATF.
    You do have to worry about liability. If the gun blows up and injures someone, you are in the line of fire. (pun intended)
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    I was hoping since this thread had the eyes of 45...

    I was hoping since this thread had the eyes of 45 taper guys, someone may want them.
    I hope you don't mind me riding your thread's coat tails. :)
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    I have a 45 taper group I want to sell. Acura...

    I have a 45 taper group I want to sell. Acura flex 91954, 2 chucks and collets.
    The etching I can still read on the collets look like they are all either in 32's or 64's.
    These look to be well...
  15. Just to finish off this post for any future...

    Just to finish off this post for any future searchers.
    The firing pin threads are lock tited in the cocking piece.
    Gentle heat, maybe 200 degrees, and a 10mm wrench on the flats of the firing pin...
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    Absolutely. Very interesting.

    Absolutely.
    Very interesting.
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    Wow John, that's pretty impressive. But now...

    Wow John, that's pretty impressive.
    But now every dog in the area is barking under my window.
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    Joel, that is beautiful. Visually and...

    Joel, that is beautiful.
    Visually and acoustically.
    It's good to see the meters being used for what they were intended.
  19. T/C Dimension/Venture firing pin disassembly

    Does anyone know how to get the firing pin apart to change the spring?
    There's a flat on the pin at the forward end of the spring that I've turned as hard as I dare with no movement.
    I figured I'd...
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    Thanks for posting that Jim. I'll have to show...

    Thanks for posting that Jim. I'll have to show that to my 94 year old mother.
    Things are a little different on how they moved it today.
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    That is a beauty.

    That is a beauty.
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    Both yours and Marty's rings look like a better...

    Both yours and Marty's rings look like a better fit than mine.
    Did your Grandfather use the meters, or did he just like the way they looked?
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    I don't know why but it seems common to find...

    I don't know why but it seems common to find 10EE's that still have their daubers.
    I had a 43 round dial that had been around the block more than a few times and still had its dauber.
    It's very...
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    Blazemaster, I think they are all copper plated...

    Blazemaster, I think they are all copper plated before they nickel plate and paint them. Rough shape meters on ebay have some of the black paint missing and they look copper underneath. Marty's shows...
  25. Did you find it in the U.S.?

    Did you find it in the U.S.?
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