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    What?! Nobody uses dials anymore, it's all that...

    What?! Nobody uses dials anymore, it's all that newfangled push button digital stuff.

    Me? I miss ringing up the operator. "Hello, Mabel - get me Lake Side 4-3329. Thanks!"
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    Lott has it - Home Shop Harry, famous for...

    Lott has it - Home Shop Harry, famous for make-doism (kludging). It's got its place, but a high speed spindle isn't one of them.
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    I hate to be a hater, but either have the spindle...

    I hate to be a hater, but either have the spindle reground or replace it. It just seems a little HSH to be trying to repair it this way.
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    I claim no specific expertise, but if I were...

    I claim no specific expertise, but if I were working those materials my concerns would be atmospheric contamination of the feedstock leading to excess oxides and nitride formation.

    You're...
  5. First off, sorry for the passing of your dad. ...

    First off, sorry for the passing of your dad. Did he have any friends in the business who could help you? What is driving the urgency to dispose of the machines? Lease on the space coming to an...
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    I can't believe the cost of new virtual carbide...

    I can't believe the cost of new virtual carbide tooling for my virtual 5-axis mill. It's going to literally drive me virtually bankrupt!
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    I stopped paying much attention to this thread...

    I stopped paying much attention to this thread when I realized that the Covid-lovers viewed it as a religious experience, perhaps much like the evangelical snake handlers.

    For them, tempting fate...
  8. I'm going to steel that pun... [Get it?...

    I'm going to steel that pun...

    [Get it? "Steel"?]

    [I'm so lame...]
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    Unless you're the Hulk, that seems like a lot of...

    Unless you're the Hulk, that seems like a lot of movement.
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    Hope they pull through. Did they have the...

    Hope they pull through. Did they have the horribly communicable "Rightard" preexisting condition?
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    Maybe this link can help (from a search for...

    Maybe this link can help (from a search for "scissor lift pivot bearings"):

    Lift Bushings & Bearings - Hardware - Partsroom

    ["X" click through the "We're Closed" banner to see the page]
    ...
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    Mine too! Thanks, SSG!

    Mine too! Thanks, SSG!
  13. Thread: Free State

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    Little surprised that Don didn't kill the thread...

    Little surprised that Don didn't kill the thread due to the meaningless tittle. Glad he didn't, there's some good info here.
  14. Here's the closed thread:...

    Here's the closed thread: https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/need-help-very-strange-phenomenon-394373/#post3809209

    I agree that it looks purposely added, and a laser makes the most...
  15. Me too. KUMW is the mill on the plates I've...

    Me too. KUMW is the mill on the plates I've gotten. I "think" I've noticed some porosity in one plate, but I never etched it and checked under a microscope to be sure.

    Should have checked past...
  16. You caught him on a good day... I take it from...

    You caught him on a good day...

    I take it from the lack of real replies that this isn't something folks are worried about. Hopefully it's a damp squib, not a burning fuse...
  17. Is the rack visible from under the table? You...

    Is the rack visible from under the table? You could try putting a bead of grease on the rack (as uniform as you can make it), then run it to one side and check the results from the "squished"...
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    Any insights into CBN for cam grinding?

    Any insights into CBN for cam grinding?
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    Install any Helicoils in Al AFTER anodize, doing...

    Install any Helicoils in Al AFTER anodize, doing beforehand requires careful masking to prevent attack on the stainless steel HC.

    I'd go with tapping the holes M12 STI, then have these holes...
  20. I'm not exactly sure how you'll be holding it,...

    I'm not exactly sure how you'll be holding it, but I'd prefer to stay with stock that matches the part thickness. If there's an area that you could put even a small 60* divot into the center of the...
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    It's not the Lizard Men, Pete. It's the Lizard...

    It's not the Lizard Men, Pete. It's the Lizard Women.

    Who can resist the siren calls of a shapely Iguana Girl? Not I...
  22. Drink enough and you'll not be thinking of...

    Drink enough and you'll not be thinking of anything...

    [Beer can pricing will be going through the roof!]
  23. Bad news for Aluminum users (hopefully only short-term)

    Aluminum prices hit decade high as coup threatens supplies from Guinea - CNN

    The coup may bump prices up, but generals "generally" like to get the economic side of the country back in gear asap,...
  24. If you've watched the LockPickingLawyer (bet you...

    If you've watched the LockPickingLawyer (bet you have) then you're aware nothing that uses a key is really secure. Go with any quality lock that allows interchanging of cores, but also invest in a...
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    I'd be more concerned about health - if you get...

    I'd be more concerned about health - if you get any zinc fumes from the welding, try to have ventilation to the outside (and away from walkways, etc.).

    Passing the fumes through a good,...
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