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    One might buy soft jaws and tool then good, but...

    One might buy soft jaws and tool then good, but of the chuck is shot that may not help at different diameters.
  2. On a lathe, a independent 3 jaw be nice for...

    On a lathe, a independent 3 jaw be nice for holding hex work, and like a 4jaw if one should not have a 4 jaw.
    Good with leaving two jaws in set position and so needing to only pull one jaw.

    Agree...
  3. It is about amps and the watts law.. Edison...

    It is about amps and the watts law..

    Edison asked Tesla "Do you know what? Tesla said "Yes."

    That is an original Buck joke. I made it up. likely about 60 years ago. I can't understand why...
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    Guess I would tell an apprentice to keep at clamp...

    Guess I would tell an apprentice to keep at clamp or two at the drill press so to clamp one to stop swing around and two to hold a part.

    I still remember when I was perhaps something under 10...
  5. it may need only 24 volts to work so the power...

    it may need only 24 volts to work so the power comes from a transformer, likely home hack testing will break it if it is/was still good. Yes, it needs two wires to work.

    Gas Furnace Spark...
  6. Did you ever say the motor runs? No, I don't...

    Did you ever say the motor runs?

    No, I don't need one but they had a decent motor.
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    I think USA oil and gas will be picked apart and...

    I think USA oil and gas will be picked apart and tank with the Arabs getting back that market. Oil likely to go back to $100 and fuel gas to $4.00 or more. The do-gooders will try to make USA air...
  8. And one can put the action in a vise, micrometer...

    And one can put the action in a vise, micrometer size the barrel in two places where two V blocks hold the barrel straight long ways and to the side.. Touch the barrel with a center drill shank and...
  9. OT: Michigan turkey season ends Nov 14 so if you...

    OT:
    Michigan turkey season ends Nov 14 so if you want to have a turkey for thanksgiving you are just out of luck.

    So some people shoot a whitetail deer for thanksgiving but they take a heck of a...
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    Nothing funny about the old engine, very cool....

    Nothing funny about the old engine, very cool.
    if you guys would anti up $6,000 I will go buy it...otherwise, we have to let someone else own it.

    Ruston Hornsby antique gas over diesel engine -...
  11. OT: stock market really slow today, my car being...

    OT: stock market really slow today, my car being worked on and should have been done an hour ago, supposed to have left for hunting at kellyroadcamp at 6;00 this morning...Biden and Trump likely...
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    Aluminum seems to be attracted by gravity...seems...

    Aluminum seems to be attracted by gravity...seems most if not all aluminum goes down when you drop it.
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    No, it was Chrysler shop. The tool bits were...

    No, it was Chrysler shop. The tool bits were brazed carbide topped 1x 1 x x 5" bits the went into a broach package. the grinding was to snub off the heal corner on the following side where cast iron...
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    I thought Hitler tried to respray Poland. That...

    I thought Hitler tried to respray Poland. That seemed dangerous then so likely still dangerous.

    Nowadays I wear a decent mask for sanding, painting, grinding..oh, and going to the store.

    Some...
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    I ran that machine to grind tool bits years ago...

    I ran that machine to grind tool bits years ago but don't remember if it had the hand dials to feed in.

    for drill sharpening, one might make a box to hold round bushings that have a key to locate...
  16. OT (other topic) She did see it happen and...

    OT (other topic)

    She did see it happen and from the story, she was in harm's way when it happened.
    Sable tec was having her lightly whip the horse's back quarters with rope as is said to be...
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    found it 280 grit clover,' Sorry! Something went...

    found it 280 grit clover,'
    Sorry! Something went wrong!
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    Good to handpick chips out , off everything /...

    Good to handpick chips out , off everything / avoided spray bottles of stuff. /keep an oil can handy and oil often / good to have an oil wipe rag and oil wipe it often /good to not do any grinding on...
  19. I'm thinking done is likely done. Seems the...

    I'm thinking done is likely done. Seems the chance of throwing the election is near over.
    So constant arguing about who likes who and why is just a waste of brain time.

    Same with "I told you so"...
  20. A good gun bolt/screw might be better than a tap...

    A good gun bolt/screw might be better than a tap because of the tapered end of most taps.

    Watch that the tap or bolt does not swing off-center/straight when it bottoms the hole.

    Consider the...
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    QT:[I was advised by a pro to get a drill chuck...

    QT:[I was advised by a pro to get a drill chuck shank with the correct taper and twirl it around with the correct grinding compound.] You need chop of the tang to spin, back and forth by hand then...
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    I have wire brushed ID if rusted and then cut off...

    I have wire brushed ID if rusted and then cut off a taper shank tool tang and rouged its surface and hand lapped to make Ok.

    Dont see the kind we used to use here
    Sorry! Something went wrong!
    ...
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    Could be the chuck is shot but first go down the...

    Could be the chuck is shot but first go down the checklist Likely/perhaps you have and not reported your findings. (the target expected)
    Indicate the chuck OD and face for run-out ( <.003 each)...
  24. torch it out and then have a fab shop make...

    torch it out and then have a fab shop make another.
    Save a slice for the fab shop to use for a template and just tell them how long to make it.

    If you can chisel the welds to take it off a local...
  25. and tariffs gladly paid in full. you get...

    and tariffs gladly paid in full.

    you get bigger kickbacks giving higher price,
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