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  1. We didn't get many " Rockford " planers over here...

    We didn't get many " Rockford " planers over here but on all the other open side planers I worked on you could remove the upright or column from the base. They are usually bolted, dowelled and...
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    If I remember rightly the guy in Vancouver had a...

    If I remember rightly the guy in Vancouver had a very nice " Kearns " hor bore.
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    If you mean pre-war nearly all of them in the UK...

    If you mean pre-war nearly all of them in the UK either went to the third world or the melting pot years ago.

    Regards Tyrone.
  4. That'll be a great machine when you get it up and...

    That'll be a great machine when you get it up and running.
    When I was installing big Hor bores we left the table ways 0.0005" high at either end. That was to compensate for the weight of the table...
  5. We always drilled 1/4" if we wanted a really good...

    We always drilled 1/4" if we wanted a really good tapped hole with a high percentage thread. We drilled 17/64" if the percentage of thread wasn't critical.


    Regards Tyrone.
  6. The original post is 9 years old guys. Regards...

    The original post is 9 years old guys.

    Regards Tyrone.
  7. Did you never use a "Ward" " 2 or 3 with an air...

    Did you never use a "Ward" " 2 or 3 with an air operated collet chuck Sami. One place I worked at had loads of them.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    They might be ok Sami but they look like shit....

    They might be ok Sami but they look like shit. I'm a bit of a sucker for chrome. I was installing some of that modern plastic water piping years ago on top of a high workshop wall. I managed to drop...
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    I could never figure out why anybody would want...

    I could never figure out why anybody would want to use those " Footprints ". They were really crude. Having said that nearly every electrician I work with had a pair. They've no taste have they ?
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    Mine were all made in DeWitt, Nebraska. Over here...

    Mine were all made in DeWitt, Nebraska. Over here you could buy " Mole Grips " but they weren't as good in my opinion.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    My 9" long series " Allen " keys were made by a...

    My 9" long series " Allen " keys were made by a US company, " Eklind " rings a bell. I gave them away when I retired. They were very good. My standard ones with the ball end were " Bondhuis ". I had...
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    " Monarch " owned " DSG " in the 1970's. ...

    " Monarch " owned " DSG " in the 1970's.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    I installed a " King-Rich " vertical milling...

    I installed a " King-Rich " vertical milling machine for a guy a while ago. Very nice machine.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    Not everything " Snap-On " make is great quality....

    Not everything " Snap-On " make is great quality. I have a pair of the their snipe nose or needle nose pliers that are really average quality wise. I have another similar pair that came in a set of...
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    My 1/4" drive socket set was a " Kamasa ". It was...

    My 1/4" drive socket set was a " Kamasa ". It was really cheap and I had it for years, in fact I've still got it but it doesn't get much use these day. I managed to eventually damage the ratchet...
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    I had the job of evaluating one of those " XYZ "...

    I had the job of evaluating one of those " XYZ " centre lathes for a customer. This must be 20 years ago now. I was really impressed with the ease of set up, it was so simple. Build quality wasn't "...
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    " Lang " up in Scotland made a very nice lathe as...

    " Lang " up in Scotland made a very nice lathe as did " Swift " over in Halifax.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    A good reason for buying a test bar is so you can...

    A good reason for buying a test bar is so you can also use it to check the alignment of the tailstock quill, barrel, spindle whatever people like to call it. You can check to see if your tailstock...
  19. I suppose it helps if you've actually worked on...

    I suppose it helps if you've actually worked on shapers and planers and not just seen them in photographs.


    Regards Tyrone.
  20. Your pal is correct. Regards Tyrone.

    Your pal is correct.

    Regards Tyrone.
  21. I never liked the idea of relying on a battery of...

    I never liked the idea of relying on a battery of springs to provide you with the correct degree of bearing preload. I can't recall another maker going down that road. I suspect they were hoping to...
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    I can walk to my surgery in 10 minutes, so I did....

    I can walk to my surgery in 10 minutes, so I did.

    You are right though, a couple of years ago a friend of my wife's had a severe allergic reaction as she was leaving the surgery.

    Now she can't...
  23. It's Sir Alfred Herbert Doc. Anything they...

    It's Sir Alfred Herbert Doc.
    Anything they produced was quality, machines, literature etc.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    This time last year you could get the flu...

    This time last year you could get the flu injection at any pharmacy. Just walk in and they'd do it there and then. I don't know about this year with the virus. I had the pneumonia injection a few...
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    I had mine last Saturday Sami. 4 doctors doing...

    I had mine last Saturday Sami. 4 doctors doing the injections - bang, bang, bang, bang. You came in in your turn, in through the front door and out through the back door. You were told to come...
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