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  1. [QUOTE=geardoc;3429297] 1. Go Perkins: I'm at...

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    1. Go Perkins: I'm at the point where at my hourly rate: I'd probably end up charging $2k on R&D to make a working gear drive and installing it on one test engine. Then...
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    After using it for a few days you will be kicking...

    After using it for a few days you will be kicking your ass all around the shop for not buying it sooner.
  3. Yes the ball screws will move. You are...

    Yes the ball screws will move. You are reinventing the wheel. This has been done before. Are you planning to to use it as a live axis on the lathe or you going to put a little mill table on it as...
  4. Yes, no time to do anything with it though.

    Yes, no time to do anything with it though.
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    BP uses 7/16 NF. I have changed tools thousands...

    BP uses 7/16 NF. I have changed tools thousands of times, never damaged a thread on the draw bar or collet. Feather it on???? Finesse,???? Not so much, shove the collet in, push the button till it...
  6. You can still buy new ones. They don't cost much.

    You can still buy new ones. They don't cost much.
  7. I use one daily, great machine, smooth, accurate....

    I use one daily, great machine, smooth, accurate. The only thing I wish it had is lead screw reverse on the carriage like my LeBlond servo shift. Buy it you will like it.
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    Just think about how much you saved when you...

    Just think about how much you saved when you bought that junk, expensive parts should be fine...........
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    Seems like any door that rolls in a track is...

    Seems like any door that rolls in a track is always going to have debris in the track. Wheels hit the debris and stop turning, doors constantly sticking, flat spots on wheels, pita. If you can't...
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    Looks like it's time to call Curtis......

    Looks like it's time to call Curtis......
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    Do you think that place has been cleaned once...

    Do you think that place has been cleaned once since 1905?
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    Same here, I have no trouble with parting off. I...

    Same here, I have no trouble with parting off. I use an Iscar blade with self grip inserts, I part off 2" 304 like its nothing. Power feed, always. LeBlond 15" servo shift, Aloris CXA tool post....
  13. Prolly cheaper than a new spindle from Monarch.

    Prolly cheaper than a new spindle from Monarch.
  14. Whatever that is.....

    Whatever that is.....
  15. The big question is insert price, I quit using it...

    The big question is insert price, I quit using it when the inserts hit 26.00, For 2 useable edges! That was years ago I would not pay it then and I won't pay it now. If the price is still crazy it...
  16. Bit of a hike from Marysville!

    Bit of a hike from Marysville!
  17. Are inserts available for Ingersoll face mill...

    Are inserts available for Ingersoll face mill number 6X4B02R01 77442-F F78623001 Uses 5 inserts, cost? Distributer?
  18. I have about 50 sets of soft jaws, steel and...

    I have about 50 sets of soft jaws, steel and aluminum. I machine proper diameter and depth to hold whatever I am making at the time.
  19. The taper looks pretty much hammered anyway, get...

    The taper looks pretty much hammered anyway, get a 4 jaw and a new back plate.
  20. That AFM is 100 x the machine an old SB is.

    That AFM is 100 x the machine an old SB is.
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    I have been using a Miller 35s since 1979, 1000s...

    I have been using a Miller 35s since 1979, 1000s 0f pounds of wire through it 50 lbs at a time. I put a Bernard gun on it and a few liners, changed the grease in the feed motor and that's it. just...
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    Right. I had thought the post was about...

    Right. I had thought the post was about rebuilding the plates but turned out to be posts. I wondered about a lot of the video. It appears he was describing having moved his turret toolpost further...
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    And the best of them are dead, So when another of...

    And the best of them are dead, So when another of us old farts goes quiet I just hope for the best.
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    Member, Thermite

    Anybody heard from him lately? And how about wrustle, I loved his never ending posts.
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    God you are good at being a DICK.

    God you are good at being a DICK.
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