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    Where to get knee gib?

    H & W carries them. 1158 - Knee/Column Gib. They require some, possibly extensive fitting/grinding. Looking at your broken part, I wonder if you could get it tig welded and re-use it?


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    I run my Bridgeport with an American Rotary...

    I run my Bridgeport with an American Rotary rotary phase converter. True three phase power with no power loss. There are a number of brands out there, and Iím not shilling for any one brand. The...
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    If youíre just using a standard drill set that...

    If youíre just using a standard drill set that only goes to 1/16Ē as the smallest size, then I can understand why you canít get a drill in the hole. Number size drills go a lot smaller than that and...
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    It looks like you can buy this on the web for 46...

    It looks like you can buy this on the web for 46 rubles. At least the listings (there are more than one) have the size of the seal called out to better match it up. Google the part number. Сальник...
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    Have you checked to see if you can get the motor...

    Have you checked to see if you can get the motor repaired/rewound locally? Motor repair services can be a very cost effective way to get running again.
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    I wouldnít wait too long to buy them. Congress...

    I wouldnít wait too long to buy them. Congress has introduced a bill to outlaw the sale of 80% receivers (itís tacked onto a bill about 3D printed receivers). It may not go anywhere, but in todayís...
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    I’ve had good results with AR15 lowers from...

    I’ve had good results with AR15 lowers from Anderson Manufacturing. I bought the lowers already hard anodized. They’re 7075 aluminum, and the rear takedown pocket is already machined. I use the...
  8. Since these are straight grooves and very...

    Since these are straight grooves and very shallow, could he cut them with a conical engraving cutter? He didn’t say anything about the included angle. If it’s 60 degrees, maybe this would work for...
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    I don’t use my Bridgeport every day, so I turn my...

    I don’t use my Bridgeport every day, so I turn my Mitutoyo dro off when I’m not going to use it for a while. As long as I keep the internal backup battery for it in good shape (change the battery...
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    I am assuming that the screws that you referenced...

    I am assuming that the screws that you referenced are metric socket head cap screws. These generally come in two grades of stainless: a 300 series (often 316) or a stronger material, usually 18-8...
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    For removable fasteners loctite 242 is usually...

    For removable fasteners loctite 242 is usually the best choice. For #4 and smaller, 222 works well. If you use 242 on the smaller fasteners you run the risk of having the screw twist off before the...
  12. You said bead blast. Grit blast and bead blast...

    You said bead blast. Grit blast and bead blast are slightly different processes and use different kinds of media. Bead blast uses smooth balls (can be glass or metal in varying sizes) for cleaning or...
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    Could you drill and tap the arbor and pull it out...

    Could you drill and tap the arbor and pull it out of the bearing with a slide hammer?


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    replacing bearings in. live center.

    I had a cheapie live center that I replaced the bearing on. The Morse taper arbor unscrewed from the body and that exposed the bearing Inner race that could be used to press the bearing out. ...
  15. source for 4MM fine thread socket screw?

    You can get M4 x approx 1/2Ē screws on Amazon. Not sure if this is the right thread pitch. M4 x 12mm 12.9 Alloy Steel Hex Socket Head Cap Screws Bolt Black 30pcs Amazon.com: M4 x 12mm 12.9 Alloy...
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    I think the solution you choose depends upon how...

    I think the solution you choose depends upon how big your shop is. I have a mini-split in a small room (10 x 15) that I use for precision work. Itís a Mitsubishi Mr. Slim that I installed myself and...
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    This isnít a repurposed plate. Itís a base from a...

    This isnít a repurposed plate. Itís a base from a slip table from a horizontal shaker ( vibration machine) There is a plate that supports the load that rides on a film of oil on the plate. It isnít...
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    I've dealt with this on tooling at work. Our...

    I've dealt with this on tooling at work. Our metallurgist said that it was only an issue on steel heat treated above 160kpsi. We did a redesign on a fixture that had the problem, and heat treated it...
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    If you use O1 tool steel, you can harden the...

    If you use O1 tool steel, you can harden the firing pins in oil as you stated. They're going to be brittle if you don't temper them. If you put them in a 500 degree oven for an hour, you will...
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    I have an American Rotary converter powering my...

    I have an American Rotary converter powering my Bridgeport. True 3 phase power. It's been in for 5 years with zero problems.


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    It's a home shop, but I can buy the coolant in 1...

    It's a home shop, but I can buy the coolant in 1 gal. containers at the local wwgrainger. Pretty cheap experiment, and might pay for itself in saw blades. I use a spray mist on my Bridgeport when I...
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    I really appreciate the input. I've got to buy...

    I really appreciate the input. I've got to buy some anyway, so I'll probably go with the Band Ade. I liked the windshield washer idea, but I live in Tucson, Arizona and even in winter everything...
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    Coolant for Band Saw

    I have just acquired a wet/dry horizontal bandsaw. I've never had a coolant equipped bandsaw before (although I have used them). I will be cutting both aluminum and steel. Can anyone recommend a...
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    Firing pin for a Remington 40 cal rimfire...

    Firing pin for a Remington 40 cal rimfire derringer, 3rd series
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    I bought a set from H & W and have been very...

    I bought a set from H & W and have been very satisfied with them. They were the correct thickness, and fit very well.

    H&W - Parts for Bridgeport Mills, New & Used Machinery, DRO's, Power Feeds
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