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    If he is using thread cutting dies in 4130 he...

    If he is using thread cutting dies in 4130 he will be shocked how often they need sharpening then replacement. Hard to imagine how long they will last in titanium. I worked for a fellow that did the...
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    Quote"I don't think anything in the 60's did such...

    Quote"I don't think anything in the 60's did such a 0-60"

    I can't remember ever doing a 0 to 60 test. The fellow that I bought the parts from had wheelie bars on his with the identical engine. It...
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    You said that well, there were a few cars in the...

    You said that well, there were a few cars in the 60s that would do that kind of 0 to 60 but they were unruly BEASTS, that would not even idle in cold weather. The one I had for a little while had a...
  4. Certainly cheaper than transposing gears for...

    Certainly cheaper than transposing gears for metric. At that low price it must be a do it your self kit. You will probably building a lot of brackets and adapters. Babin sells one for the HLV-H,...
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    Thanks for the catch on the spelling, I fixed...

    Thanks for the catch on the spelling, I fixed that. 1/2 ton truck is not much of a work truck anyway and bed liners are common place, if you are going to work with it. I had a spray in liner done on...
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    May be respectable performance and price. ...

    May be respectable performance and price.

    Just a couple of thoughts, a lot of aluminum? Wasn't Chevy razzing Ford about aluminum in their trucks last year?

    Did the Dodge Vipers sell at about...
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    "Quote Next... I need 190,000 tensile strength......

    "Quote Next... I need 190,000 tensile strength... Made from chrome moly 4130, titainium, etc.... Tell me you can purchase ARP BILTS by the pound?

    Lastly... I picked up 2 Brown and Sharpe machines...
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    My uncertainty comes from I do not do it very...

    My uncertainty comes from I do not do it very often. When I do I am almost on automatic. Like telling someone how to tie a tie. Can not do it without watching myself in a mirror a couple of times.
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    That screw head looking thing on the right is...

    That screw head looking thing on the right is actually a cam lock. Loosen it and pull it out. I think the compound lifts straight up after removing the cam lock.
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    Resurrected 12 year old thread!!! Do not even...

    Resurrected 12 year old thread!!! Do not even remember any Pat in California.
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    #1 ATF for the carriage gears and clutches,...

    #1 ATF for the carriage gears and clutches, Vactra #2 for the pump oiler.
    #2 I would use cutting oil Mobilmet 427 now used here. Others in the 42X series may be available in 5 gallon pails. Other...
  12. Thread: Traub A25 Issue

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    Generally spamming on old posts is frowned on...

    Generally spamming on old posts is frowned on this forum. That said if you have parts that are difficult to find and can help members keep the old machines cranking out parts it may be tolerated....
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    If I am following your explanation correctly that...

    If I am following your explanation correctly that bringing the broach up to speed before contact would eliminate the mark the broach makes in conventional applications as is accelerates. Also would...
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    One thing to check is your incoming voltage. One...

    One thing to check is your incoming voltage. One of my invertor's braking resistor will get so hot you could fry eggs on it when the voltage gets over 248. 245 is OK, so a buck boost transformer...
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    Just typed in to google maps and had fat fingered...

    Just typed in to google maps and had fat fingered an extra letter in front. Control alt delete got me out of that war zone faster than task manager!
  16. I have installed 30QC spindles many years ago. If...

    I have installed 30QC spindles many years ago. If the adapter is part of the spindle you have to remove the whole spindle assembly. Look for instructions on removing the spindle instead.
    If the...
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    [QUOTE=jim rozen;3383357] If task manager will...

    If task manager will not close it and maybe the program is starting to do something ugly control all delete may stop it or give you options to kill the process.
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    While your taking photos a picture of the set may...

    While your taking photos a picture of the set may help.
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    I did not even consider a brake was possible...

    I did not even consider a brake was possible either. I do not really like the idea of a continuous drag though, as it would slow the broach down when it is trying to accelerate to RPM and give a...
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    Never tried to go back in a hole that was...

    Never tried to go back in a hole that was broached, my first inclination is that it will be difficult. After facing off the chamfer my guess, impossible.
    That said I think I would modify the tool by...
  21. Never thought of that, thanks. Not sure if this...

    Never thought of that, thanks.
    Not sure if this tip has been mentioned, measuring the depth of a reamed hole is easy with digital calipers. Measure the length of your pin gauge, set the calipers to...
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    I bought one from Hardinge over 20 years ago when...

    I bought one from Hardinge over 20 years ago when I got my used HLV-H. It was a reprint looks like it was done on a copying machine and has one staple in the corner.
    This is after I bought a brand...
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    I know the smaller springs are made with treated...

    I know the smaller springs are made with treated and tempered wire. When he told me about the 1" stock being used I understood it was also done with cold "wire". Next time I need springs I will ask....
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    Bob, I did not know what to do with those...

    Bob,
    I did not know what to do with those numbers in the hand book. Now I know.
    For a starting point .2 from the end of a conventional pipe fitting (small side out)you multiply .03125 X .2 and get...
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    The fellow that makes springs for me has...

    The fellow that makes springs for me has mentioned making springs from 1" round spring tempered stock. I did not ask what his limit is.

    I would not want to be near that machine if the stock broke...
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