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    When you compare it to the SL series you will...

    When you compare it to the SL series you will realize what Garwood was saying. You have chips laying behind the spindle. Doesn't happen on a SL. It is a TL5-2000, most were shorter versions. It...
  2. That appears to be a straight mount, so it...

    That appears to be a straight mount, so it requires a 100 count dial. Given the size range, I'd guess it is a #10, or 1" thread. Is it on a 50 taper shank?
  3. Good luck finding someone who wants 5/8 chain. ...

    Good luck finding someone who wants 5/8 chain. That stuff gets heavy in a hurry. Straps and slings are so much lighter. Even wire rope is lighter.
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    Thermite is bored again so he brings up a...

    Thermite is bored again so he brings up a necrothread he started in the first place?
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    With your usage of HSS for wire cut tools, have...

    With your usage of HSS for wire cut tools, have you tried any of the cast alloys such as Tantung "G"? Its tougher than carbide, and withstands heat better than other HSS. There are other brand...
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    True, but after you get past the east half of...

    True, but after you get past the east half of North Dakota the drive gets a lot prettier.

    Motion, Congratulations on moving into the new building. It requires a lot of faith in your company's...
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    I have that compressor. Resale on those big...

    I have that compressor. Resale on those big units seems to be very low, so a soft start would be the best usage. For a big piston its noisier than some, but not to bad. It is a splash lube...
  8. I know of a few home built campers/camper...

    I know of a few home built campers/camper trailers. They ended up stupid heavy. Unless you are very familiar with travel trailers, you won't believe the incredibly light weight (read chicken $hit)...
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    You are from Iowa. You don't begin to understand...

    You are from Iowa. You don't begin to understand how remote Wyoming is. Yea, both lie on I80, but that is where the similarity stops.

    Colorado's front range is booming, and the rents and housing...
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    If your stock will balance lengthwise on the...

    If your stock will balance lengthwise on the bottom jaw, use that as a guide and bring the jaw towards you up to touch the stock. Rotate the chuck 90 degrees and repeat, bringing the third jaw up to...
  11. I have what you need for sale. It is a cat 50 to...

    I have what you need for sale. It is a cat 50 to cat 40 adapter that uses a Erickson quick change nut for the 40 taper side, no messing with the drawbar. You would have to modify your drawbar and a...
  12. IME, CBN won't grind carbide very well at all. ...

    IME, CBN won't grind carbide very well at all. My guess is diamond.
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    Everything breaks eventually. Does the product...

    Everything breaks eventually. Does the product work through the warranty period?

    So far, I've just seen you describe the business plan of many (most?) producers of consumer goods, and a...
  14. FS GRS Encore bench holders for jewerly, stone setting

    This GRS set is for jewelry and stone setting. There are two holders for the ID of rings, and one that acts as a vise with leather jaws. If you think this is to far from machinists stuff, this is...
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    FS K & T 4K universal horizontal mill

    This big mill is now surplus to me. I've used it for roughing stock to near size. Works good, worst feature is every fourth gear is missing on the feeds. The front of the table has a few...
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    PM sent...

    PM sent...
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    To level 4 pads put your level on a diagonal...

    To level 4 pads put your level on a diagonal between 2 pads, then do the other two to remove rock.
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    If its a good one (and I haven't seen a Swedish...

    If its a good one (and I haven't seen a Swedish anvil that wasn't) its worth between $3 and $10/lb. $3 is you are selling to me, $10 if you are selling to someone else.

    And Joe's "you suck" is a...
  19. The picture of the exquisite meter face from the...

    The picture of the exquisite meter face from the DC ammeter breaks the increments to .02 units by usage of a slant line. Was the slant line something that was done on the machine, or was it a hand...
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    Some things just need boots on the ground. If...

    Some things just need boots on the ground. If your employee was capable of making you money if you only see him once a month, he is capable of owing the shop himself. Sell it to him.

    I am not in...
  21. My guess is the ball mill is actually forcing the...

    My guess is the ball mill is actually forcing the choclate through the pump. How about a pic inside the ball mill next time you get it cleaned up.
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    Sorry Limy, but he who dies with the most...

    Sorry Limy, but he who dies with the most tools...Is still dead!

    He who has the most fun with his tools while he is alive wins!
  23. If you want to mount a Bridgeport type head,...

    If you want to mount a Bridgeport type head, start with a horizontal mill. Then you have the best of both worlds. Keep in mind the feed force of a real mill is much greater than the rigidity of a...
  24. Some electrical cannon-type plugs have a...

    Some electrical cannon-type plugs have a similarly fine pitch locking ring.
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    The purpose is to check a threaded hole for...

    The purpose is to check a threaded hole for acceptance by a go gage and minimium thread depth at the same time. Its a lot easier than counting turns on the go gage, or zeroing a digital caliper on...
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