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    Get a digital with a output cable to a remote...

    Get a digital with a output cable to a remote screen.
    Bill D
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    I wish we had loaded my lathe into the pickup...

    I wish we had loaded my lathe into the pickup truck with the tailstock to the rear. They had a bigger crane to load. I used a cheap engine hoist and I had to get the boom over the headstock to...
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    I like the remote on/off switch on the lathe. ...

    I like the remote on/off switch on the lathe. But the live center looks a bit phallic.
    Bil lD
  4. I remember years ago there was a special Volvo...

    I remember years ago there was a special Volvo bleeder wrench. It looked like a deep socket with a handle brazed on. I think you used a standard wrench to loosen the bleed screw first. Then this...
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    This reminds me of the claim that when nazi's...

    This reminds me of the claim that when nazi's were developing the v2 rocket they decided that the safest place to set up there observation equipment was in the last crater caused by a rocket landing....
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    The comedian and actor Will Rodgers grew up in a...

    The comedian and actor Will Rodgers grew up in a small town. It did not have an airport. When asked why Will responded the city was waiting for a high voltage transmission line to be built then...
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    Harrison M400 Manual - EspoCRM Open Source...

    Harrison M400 Manual - EspoCRM Open Source Community Forum
  8. I did not go back and read all the posts so I...

    I did not go back and read all the posts so I hope this is not a repost. Based on this guys information The current covid death count of about 100,000 should be reported as roughly one million by...
  9. And it will scar the taper and the collet. Just...

    And it will scar the taper and the collet. Just hold the collet with one hand so it does not turn until the threads engage.
    Bill D
  10. I was thinking hit the carbide with a torch and...

    I was thinking hit the carbide with a torch and drip liquid nitrogen onto it. Maybe use a sandblaster ceramic nozzle to contain the heat. Not crazy hot where it glows but under tempering...
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    Some home shop types plasma cut a old carbide...

    Some home shop types plasma cut a old carbide tipped wood saw blade and use the single tooth and blade segment as a parting tool.
    Bill D
  12. Is the carbide scrap worth saving? Is broken...

    Is the carbide scrap worth saving? Is broken carbide dust worth any money. Will heat and fast cooling break it up. Too hot may affect steel temper adversely but steel can be re-heat treated.
    Bill...
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    It looks to me like the huge 100 ton gantrys use...

    It looks to me like the huge 100 ton gantrys use the same basic a-frame leg design as the home shop type. Not the single vertical. leg design of the smaller units which max out around 5? tons
    This...
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    I understand that Wells Index will regrind a...

    I understand that Wells Index will regrind a spindle to a different taper for around $200. I think this is mainly from a B+S to a r8. Good idea to ask before investing in tooling for an oddball...
  15. My old duplex had metal kitchen cabinets from the...

    My old duplex had metal kitchen cabinets from the 1950's. They were painted and still looked good for the most part. Drawer slides wore out on some. Rather then powdercoat I let them get coated in...
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    Remember to add several hundred pounds to the...

    Remember to add several hundred pounds to the load for the hoist, trolley and rigging. Many folks add a second lighter hoist as well. If these are manual hoists add another 100 pounds for the force...
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    Adjustable height will use larger posts to...

    Adjustable height will use larger posts to account for slop in the assembly.
    Bil lD
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    My bad. I was thinking jib crane not gantry...

    My bad. I was thinking jib crane not gantry crane. I have seen pictures of a few gantry cranes with round uprights but most are square tube.
    Bill D
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    Why square? I would think round would be cheaper...

    Why square? I would think round would be cheaper to buy and easier to calculate. It seems to me that square is stronger corner to corner rather then flat to flat.
    Bill D
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    I see lots of tools at big box and Harbor fright...

    I see lots of tools at big box and Harbor fright crowing about being made fro m "High Carbon Steel". like hat is a good thing. Even 100 years ago carbon steel was on the way out. It is not 1868...
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    I was parting off some aluminum yesterday and it...

    I was parting off some aluminum yesterday and it went well. I tried this morning on mild steel and it was hard and slow. I took the HSS tool out and hit it on the grinder. Works great again.
    Bill...
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    HSS iathe internal threading tool, name

    I am looking for a small internal threading tool to use on a lathe. I am thinking of the kind that look like an allen wrench forged from a rod and sharpened on the short leg. Or the kind that are...
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    Claim is that crystalline admixture added to...

    Claim is that crystalline admixture added to cement will make a water proof self healing layer on concrete. Cost is around $250 for a five gallon bucket of the stuff. Added to cement at 2-3% ratio....
  24. After WW2 nazi Hydrogen cylinders were taken as...

    After WW2 nazi Hydrogen cylinders were taken as war booty and placed into service in the USA. Some of these are still in use today. I have no idea if the valve was changed to usa spec or not. I...
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    I would guess the Aloris BXA7 cutoff blade tool...

    I would guess the Aloris BXA7 cutoff blade tool holder block holds the parting blade at a 7 degree up angle.
    Bill D.
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