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  1. Just in cast you don't already know, there are...

    Just in cast you don't already know, there are short/narrow pallet jacks with 36" legs and 21" or 16" wide, they are infinitely easier to maneuver and store in small spaces. I have standard and small...
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    It bothered me more to see it chained to that...

    It bothered me more to see it chained to that dropdeck, picturing it flexing it's way down the road. Not really any other choice though I guess
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    What happened to this thread? I thought there...

    What happened to this thread? I thought there were a dozen posts here.
  4. Thread: Lathe Bar Support

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    I use a Sport bar support. Link to the thread...

    I use a Sport bar support. Link to the thread here - https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/cnc-machining/bar-pulling-bars-longer-than-my-spindle-254849/?highlight=sport
    I run the spindle liner out...
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    I'll just leave this here - 271582

    I'll just leave this here -

    271582
  6. Thread: Led shop lights

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    Thanks for that. Where did you get the T8s that...

    Thanks for that. Where did you get the T8s that you used?
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    OK if you send a check or pay the paypal fees...

    OK if you send a check or pay the paypal fees yourself.
  8. Mine were ~.250, and some lots varied measurably...

    Mine were ~.250, and some lots varied measurably from ball to ball. I sorted out the flyers and attributed that to bad handling of inventory, but I had no way to measure roundness. Where would one go...
  9. You mean Bal tech? i didn't know that. :eek:

    You mean Bal tech? i didn't know that. :eek:
  10. Thread: Led shop lights

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    I had to research how to hook up dimming LED...

    I had to research how to hook up dimming LED lights. These take a 0-10VDC from a rheostat on a separate circuit to control the output. You can use a switch made for this use that has a transformer...
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    Leeko - Don't worry about warpage, it's so far...

    Leeko - Don't worry about warpage, it's so far out on the end of the tang it won't affect any precision surfaces. I just TIGed it with mild steel rod - ER70S-2
  12. How many tool changes per day/hour are...

    How many tool changes per day/hour are anticipated, and are the present spindles OK except for the tool change constraints?
    A cheap/easy option is to use a Weldon quick change adapter, that allows...
  13. Thread: Led shop lights

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    Can you post a link? Or some more information to...

    Can you post a link? Or some more information to help me google it? I'm interested.
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    That's an old Enco arbor I bought in 1979.

    That's an old Enco arbor I bought in 1979.
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    Dorian in general is OK. Not great stuff, but OK,...

    Dorian in general is OK. Not great stuff, but OK, and domestic made. APKT is an older geometry thses days, there's better working inserts to be had. It was still in the future when I was using TPG...
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    Don't lose any sleep over that. I fished an...

    Don't lose any sleep over that. I fished an entire plastic handled paintbrush (about 2-1/2" wide) out of my #3 that had been chewed up into smallish chunks by the headstock gears after i bought it....
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    If you mean move the whole turret works away from...

    If you mean move the whole turret works away from the chuck, yes, there are 8 or so clamp bolts under the body of the carriage, you loosen them and just slide it back. 3/4 hex head IIRC.
  18. Thread: Led shop lights

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    Not in this case, it's only one light and it's...

    Not in this case, it's only one light and it's hanging from chains. When it fails I'll by the next better technology and hang it up. In teh meantime the solid unit is a plus for handling.For a larger...
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    I recently bought the mother of all ceiling...

    I recently bought the mother of all ceiling lights at Home Depot -...
  20. How big is that? It looks like MIG gun...

    How big is that? It looks like MIG gun connector. I don't know if there's enough real estate on the front of the machine for that.
  21. I use Kendall SHP grease. It's very good grease,...

    I use Kendall SHP grease. It's very good grease, and it's very resistant to washout, solved my rusting problems even with softened water. Useful on toolholders and etc. as well. We use it for...
  22. What torch did you use, and where do you get the...

    What torch did you use, and where do you get the connector?
  23. That pic is from the link I posted in post #3. It...

    That pic is from the link I posted in post #3. It is the right length. I bought one and tried it on my machine on some scrap 1/4" steel. Been too busy to play with it since.
  24. Does it look like this? 271061

    Does it look like this?

    271061
  25. If it works I'd like to know. The machine works...

    If it works I'd like to know. The machine works fine but the torch is lacking. I think it is HF start, as soon as you press the trigger it's making fire. This is the only plasma cutter I've ever...
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