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    hahaha, well, now I've got your MO!! next time...

    hahaha, well, now I've got your MO!! next time you call, I'll know you are going to start by sounding reasonable, come over and chisel me down! :D

    (I'm just kidding there, never delt with you,...
  2. GTAW (TIG) weld, less grinding. :) yea I know,...

    GTAW (TIG) weld, less grinding. :) yea I know, prob not gonna happen.

    No blanchard grinding wouldn’t be good, not at all. The alignment of welded stuff like that is not good enough to allow it,...
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    haha! SOMETIMES??? always...

    haha! SOMETIMES??? always...
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    did you miss post #4?

    did you miss post #4?
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    hell yea, medical guys can do that sorta thing...

    hell yea, medical guys can do that sorta thing all day long! I've got some bone mangling tools that came in my lista cabinets from a large Manhattan hospital that look a lot like those. for the...
  6. a bit OT, but none have mentioned it, for this,...

    a bit OT, but none have mentioned it, for this, drilling jigs with drill bushings were the standard method historically. I don't know, but would that be at the top end, or routine for jig drilling...
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    have you considered a third option? If you...

    have you considered a third option?

    If you can tolerate a 5X cost increase, you might be able to find a different manufacturer that makes needles for another market, such as medical and...
  8. haha! we thought it was the CUSTOMER who was...

    haha! we thought it was the CUSTOMER who was nuts! :D
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    closest I found on a quick look is actually...

    closest I found on a quick look is actually Carr-lane "half-turn screws" CL-3HTS is the number for the 5/16 size. its missing the handle, but maybe contact them and ask if they have one with.
  10. carbon content isn't the only thing that makes a...

    carbon content isn't the only thing that makes a reliable spring. once you have the hardness, all kinds of flaws become stress risers and can lead to cracking. how much of a move the "spring" makes,...
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    for a copper part with a loose tolerance you are...

    for a copper part with a loose tolerance you are wasting both the precision and the gripping force of a collet. if you see a high(ish) quantity steel part with tight tolerance in your future, it...
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    Good practical hands on stuff there from...

    Good practical hands on stuff there from moonlight. Thanks.

    To the op, there is a lot to be learned right now about supply chain and logistics with the COVID 19 pandemic (yup, just wait, two...
  13. you simply MUST restrict access, for all the...

    you simply MUST restrict access, for all the reasons articulated above. why not put a push button lock ( electronic ones are readily available and effective), and give all your trusted couriers,...
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    Gordon, she did, that's a copy of her first post....

    Gordon, she did, that's a copy of her first post.

    as to the items in the first pic, the rods at the top with the ball on the end are used to set up an indicator or a hight gauge. a swiveling...
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    Wow, try drilling or milling in the middle of a...

    Wow, try drilling or milling in the middle of a long piece, maybe?

    The solution to your predicament is simple, you need a bigger mill.
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    Oh interesting! The Black and Decker patent...

    Oh interesting! The Black and Decker patent referenced in that post, filed in 1914, is basically identical to the B&D I’ve got in the bottom center of the collection in my post.
    I had guessed ‘30s...
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    if you don't know much about solid aluminum...

    if you don't know much about solid aluminum aircraft rivets, look up "icebox" or refrigerator rivets, really interesting,,
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    I was referring to the dual motor TEMCO of Robert...

    I was referring to the dual motor TEMCO of Robert Lang there, perhaps someone could explain what the two motors did and why? :crazy:
  19. hey, maybe you could list the dimensions of some...

    hey, maybe you could list the dimensions of some of the rectangular bars, and offer a slice off the bar, so that you aren't slinging those big bars around to re-cut the slices down. I'm looking for...
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    ok, that is the goofiest drill I've ever seen. ...

    ok, that is the goofiest drill I've ever seen. the dodo bird of power tools, holy crap..:confused:
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    hey Rue, I've set lots of rivets, but none on...

    hey Rue, I've set lots of rivets, but none on aircraft, so wish to learn. does an external flat head ever get bucked as described above? round head anvil on the air hammer inside, flat buck on the...
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    this is confusing. if you are doing round heads...

    this is confusing. if you are doing round heads on both sides, nothing gets flattened, so "don't flatten the bucking bar side" doesn't comport with round head rivets. what I'm asking is what is the...
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    start with a hammer, then try a hammer and a...

    start with a hammer, then try a hammer and a rivet setting tool. THEN try a power hammer. 1/4 shouldn't be difficult.

    what kind of head are you trying to to do? round head, flat head 82 deg, flat...
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    here is my somewhat later drill collection, prob...

    here is my somewhat later drill collection, prob 1930s to '60s

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=279561&d=1582244433
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    thought it was TiAlCN :D

    thought it was TiAlCN :D
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