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    Are you aware the Parker has specs for dovetail...

    Are you aware the Parker has specs for dovetail O-ring grooves as well?
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    If i was going for as straight as possible on a...

    If i was going for as straight as possible on a manual lathe, I'd drill with a 3/4 drill to center from both ends and bore from both ends as deep as I could to get the drilled hole straight. Then...
  3. Thread: Recession?

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    Can popping the cap off a beer bottle make me a...

    Can popping the cap off a beer bottle make me a sheet metal worker?
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    Having insurance would make you a valuable target...

    Having insurance would make you a valuable target for a lawsuit, might be something to think about.
  5. It seems this thread has evolved into a tirade...

    It seems this thread has evolved into a tirade about how something needs to be banned to protect society from all the percived social ills it causes despite it not being the cause of the issues....
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    Can you put me down as a beneficiary on your life...

    Can you put me down as a beneficiary on your life insurance before you test this?
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    If you are teaching a elective class or a class...

    If you are teaching a elective class or a class that is directly related to their major then students tend to listen because it is their choice to be there. Being an english 101 teacher I imagen...
  8. Sticky: I usually check "Male"

    I usually check "Male"
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    I have wanted to make a rope making/twisting...

    I have wanted to make a rope making/twisting machine ever since I made a rope out of baler twine in Boy Scouts. It would be a pretty simple project if you purchased the gears but it keeps getting...
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    Would something on this page work? Specifically...

    Would something on this page work? Specifically the cut to length tubes.

    McMaster-Carr
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    I suspect the ATF will consider a cartridge...

    I suspect the ATF will consider a cartridge firing breach loader with a bore over .500" a "destructive device" even if it uses black powder.

    You might want to look into that.
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    If you are running DC, switching the leads so the...

    If you are running DC, switching the leads so the electrode is negative and the ground is positive can help on thinner materials.
  13. Looking for information on Gallmeyer & Livingston No 35 surface grinder.

    I recently purchased a No 35 Gallmeyer & Livingston surface grinder and have not had much luck turning up much information on it. I'm looking for something like a operators/maintenance manual. More...
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    Home Owners Association. Usually run by old...

    Home Owners Association.

    Usually run by old fogies with a taste for power and have nothing better to do than cruise the neighborhood looking for petty violations to cite.
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    I would drill it out with your biggest drill,...

    I would drill it out with your biggest drill, then use your largest roughing endmill to plunge cut overlapping bolt hole circles until you are near your final diameter. Mill out the scallops and...
  16. My wife tried the full face mask and couldn't...

    My wife tried the full face mask and couldn't sleep with it. She then tried the pillow type and liked them but if she opened her mouth while sleeping it sounded like someone deflating a air...
  17. A place where I used to work bought +0/-.0002...

    A place where I used to work bought +0/-.0002 pins, +.0002/-0 and half thou +0/-.0002 pins. We would mic each pin to see it "true diameter" and uses those like a sparse set of deltronic pins for...
  18. The tool makers microscope got me thinking of a...

    The tool makers microscope got me thinking of a friend of mine who would reverse engineer parts on a prototrak by putting a 300X camera with crosshairs in the spindle connected to a laptop that sat...
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    You ever got the feeling you've been baited by...

    You ever got the feeling you've been baited by atf?
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    Not an electronics guy but you would definitely...

    Not an electronics guy but you would definitely be loosing all of the torque multiplication that the reeves drive would provide at lower speeds.
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    Something like this, there are much more in depth...

    Something like this, there are much more in depth videos on line.

    YouTube

    Just don't over tighten the set screw when you reassemble it or you will deform the quill and it will want to hang up.
  22. I would definitely like more end mill lengths,...

    I would definitely like more end mill lengths, including stub length end mills, especially in the smaller diameters.

    I second some way to search for tools based off different parameters. For...
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    Others would say no, but having had tools spin in...

    Others would say no, but having had tools spin in my hands when the drawbar catches and does not thread correctly. I would say order the pin and install it to keep blood off the mill table. On a...
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    Fixed it for ya, I think? Not how pronouns...

    Fixed it for ya, I think? Not how pronouns referring to the past work.
    Is anyone on good terms with HR?
  25. I like to use a Sharpie, everyone knows how big...

    I like to use a Sharpie, everyone knows how big they are and they work with parts of very different scales.
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    Sorry for adding nothine to the OP.
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