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    Here is a post I made a while ago. I still have...

    Here is a post I made a while ago. I still have the beast. Since then I acquired a 1/4" Milwaukee with a D handle. Sorry, no pictures of it.

    This Old Drill Motor??
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    I just scored a Rouse mitre cutter at the local...

    I just scored a Rouse mitre cutter at the local scrap yard. Actually, I don't really know if it was a score or just another thing in the way but it pains me to see nicely made stuff like that...
  3. Thread: blackening screws

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    Perhaps the op could have been more specific in...

    Perhaps the op could have been more specific in his intended use of blackened fasteners and their grade. Certainly, there are many applications where a properly heat treated fastener is required but...
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    Please tell me the heat treatment used on small...

    Please tell me the heat treatment used on small fasteners. What alloys are used to make them?
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    When I need to replace a screw or bolt in...

    When I need to replace a screw or bolt in something old and the currently available plated fasteners do not look right, I heat them red hot which burns the plating off and leaves them black. I can't...
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    I ended up repairing it with some JB weld Marine...

    I ended up repairing it with some JB weld Marine epoxy. It is grey in color and while the repair sort of looked like wood grain, I used a brown sharpie to color it which blended it in more better. ...
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    Thanks for all the suggestions. I'll check which...

    Thanks for all the suggestions. I'll check which AccraGlass I have tomorrow. I'll also investigate how much room there is between the bottom barrel and the forend but I do think there is intimate...
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    AccraGlas was formulated as a bedding compound...

    AccraGlas was formulated as a bedding compound and I have heard that it does not become 100% hard. That may be a good thing in this case though. As I stated above, I have picked all the previously...
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    Best Glue for Stock Repair?

    I am in the process of repairing the forend of an o/u shotgun that had split down the middle and then "repaired" by the owner. I had the gun originally to fix an intermittent firing issue but when...
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    The v-belt should be easy enough from your local...

    The v-belt should be easy enough from your local auto parts and the flat belt can be sourced here;
    Any size flat drive belts by Al Bino Industrial Belting | Machine belts supplier
  11. With a VFD can you make the press crawl? I have...

    With a VFD can you make the press crawl? I have no experience with VFDs but am under the impression that you can run stuff really slow. Get a chunk of granite counter top and put that on your...
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    Covering your tools with a blanket works as well....

    Covering your tools with a blanket works as well. My shop which is unheated when I am not in there can get quite cold at night. If it gets warm during the day and the door is open, the tools begin...
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    If you use a powered buffing wheel you will...

    If you use a powered buffing wheel you will soften the edges of your etched details to some degree. Using a flat surface like a piece of glass or chunk of granite counter top with increasingly finer...
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    I also would like to see pictures of the hammers!

    I also would like to see pictures of the hammers!
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    Years ago, I came across a Starrett power hack...

    Years ago, I came across a Starrett power hack saw at a welding shop that was going out of business. I think it was selling for $200 and I didn't have the cash with me but said I would buy it and...
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    Considering the shape(s) I would have to make,...

    Considering the shape(s) I would have to make, steel rule dies may be the best method. Scissors are definitely out and bandsaw would be to slow. Interesting that steel rule dies are "self...
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    I don't know why I didn't think of that - I use...

    I don't know why I didn't think of that - I use youtube for lots of stuff! I guess the folks here came to mind first:-)
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    How are Scotch Brite pads cut?

    I have an idea for a tool that would use scotch brite type pads in a particular shape. I wonder how they are cut in production as I would think any shearing type tool would get dull quickly. Could...
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    Thanks for that information. Helps to make a...

    Thanks for that information. Helps to make a decision.
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    Lincoln V205T welder

    I have been offered a Lincoln V205T welder that trips the breaker when it gets plugged in. I am thinking this could be a serious short in the power switch or somewhere before the boards but really...
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    This trap looks effective; YouTube...

    This trap looks effective;

    YouTube

    A friend had a nasty squirrel problem. His house is surrounded by shag bark hickory trees and they were able to jump on his roof and chew through the eves...
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    I have been silver brazing or soldering since...

    I have been silver brazing or soldering since 1975 or so and recently commented on another thread on this forum regarding silver brazing. I typically use oxy acetylene but have also used straight...
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    As mentioned already, cut a piece of solder from...

    As mentioned already, cut a piece of solder from your wire and place it with the flux on the spot to fill. Apply heat around the repair area and not directly on it. When the part reaches the...
  24. When I worked in the focused ion beam business,...

    When I worked in the focused ion beam business, we did tests of cleaning solutions to determine which cleaner would do the best job without leaving any residue. Mr. Clean was the winner. Any...
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    D.E. Whiton Four Jaw Chuck help

    So while shopping at my favorite place, the local scrap yard, I came across this ancient four jaw chuck. It is marked The D.E. Whiton Machine Co. , New London Conn. U.S.A. Patented Sep 13, 1887. ...
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