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    My Made in the USA Hougen is an oustanding tool. ...

    My Made in the USA Hougen is an oustanding tool. So are their rotary broaches.

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    I have 2 old school Walker jacks. Both are...

    I have 2 old school Walker jacks. Both are "rated" at 2 tons. Both will pick up any corner, or half, of my 7800 lb. Ram 2500 Cummins diesel 4X4 truck.....with ease.

    I also have an old, also...
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    Here's my solution for drills Sterling Drill...

    Here's my solution for drills

    Sterling Drill Grinder: Perfect grinds every time - YouTube

    My Sterling drill grinder does a fantastic job for me.

    For end mills, I have a Darex.

    A lot of...
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    Depending on the size of the machine, 1 or 2...

    Depending on the size of the machine, 1 or 2 pallet jacks solves machinery location issues in a matter of minutes. I moved my 10,000 lb. Monarch lathe just the other day about 4' in one direction...
  5. Thanks for the input, Ramsay1. That's exactly...

    Thanks for the input, Ramsay1. That's exactly what I was thinking of doing in light of someone telling me why it wouldn't work.

    I have some 4140 drops that I think would be perfect for this.
  6. Thanks, I already have that diagram. I am hoping...

    Thanks, I already have that diagram. I am hoping for some photo's and/or sizes of the parts needed to be able to lock the overarms. The current studs in the mill aren't going to work with the...
  7. K&T 2K parking attachment installation question

    I'm hoping for some help with what hardware change, if any, I need to mount a parking attachment I acquired for my 2K universal mill. The top mounting steel flange is thicker than the nuts for...
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    Just for future reference, don't buy gallons. ...

    Just for future reference, don't buy gallons. Mobil sells DTE heavy medium in 5 gallon pails (or 55 gallon drums if you're so inclined) and a local distributor that I have no account with sells it...
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    My 1957 series 61 is a 16" x 54", and it weighs...

    My 1957 series 61 is a 16" x 54", and it weighs exactly 10,000 lbs.. A 20 X 120 is going to be significantly higher, probably closer to 14,000 to 15,000 lbs would be my guess. 61's and 60's are...
  10. Thread: Rivett 1020S

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    As it pertains to loading, here's my 10,000 lb....

    As it pertains to loading, here's my 10,000 lb. Monarch getting the "wrecker" treatment to get put in my shop. He also unloaded and gently set my K&T 2K (6500 lbs.) in the shop. The most difficult...
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    Polyurethane.....the cheap way to do a raising...

    Polyurethane.....the cheap way to do a raising job, but with a lot of pitfalls down the road. In my area, several contractors have come and gone that used this product, and we've had to re-raise a...
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    Erik To your comment about "how" is a fella to...

    Erik

    To your comment about "how" is a fella to know who the good professionals are?

    My answer to that would be doing your homework. With todays internet, you can check online ratings of a...
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    A fair assumption without more information, but...

    A fair assumption without more information, but incorrect. I've been fabricating my own mudjacking pumps for 24 years. I have an engineering education with knowledge in hydraulics, and finally put...
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    You make some very valid points, Erik. I respect...

    You make some very valid points, Erik. I respect that, and acknowledge it. However, I never, not once, ever said "you're doing it wrong, dummy." Just sayin'. I don't have time to argue back and...
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    I don't "glean up" any freely given advice on how...

    I don't "glean up" any freely given advice on how to machine anything from this group. Some of you guys have been very helpful with projects I have had in the past, when I asked specific questions,...
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    I know of 2 known sales of 1020S lathes that were...

    I know of 2 known sales of 1020S lathes that were both around $2500 (one a little less). That doesn't set the market, but both were in the last year. I've been wanting to buy one of these for the...
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    I've been raising concrete professionally for 30...

    I've been raising concrete professionally for 30 years. There are a lot of things not mentioned in this thread. We get a lot of calls from people who try to do this themselves, break the concrete,...
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    I like the work you're doing, and enjoying this...

    I like the work you're doing, and enjoying this thread, with all the updates. Thank you. I have a Series 61, and I want to go through it one of these days, but I use it too much, and can't afford...
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    Yep! I needed to replace a couple of the guides,...

    Yep! I needed to replace a couple of the guides, as they were ground away by a uninformed user prior to my ownership. McDonough Mfg. was easy and great to work with, and parts arrived the next day...
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    I own a Sterling. They are as good as it gets,...

    I own a Sterling. They are as good as it gets, and $3K for a new one. Perfect grinds every time.
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    I just finished rebuilding a Racine 816, and that...

    I just finished rebuilding a Racine 816, and that machine will take the Pepsi challenge in a race against most of the 16" capacity bandsaws out there. It's heavy duty, cuts fast, and cuts square. ...
  22. Just a note, if you haven't already done so.... ...

    Just a note, if you haven't already done so....

    Don't forget to replace the heaters in the machines starter, since you went from high voltage to low voltage. You'd be surprised how many miss this...
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    When you list them, please include photo's so I...

    When you list them, please include photo's so I can determine what they are made of, and the condition. I just had to deal with returning an item because a seller (not here) said the blades he was...
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    Might be interested in the 21" blades, depending...

    Might be interested in the 21" blades, depending on what you have. If you could post pictures and price, that'd be great. I just finished rebuilding my Racine 816, and it takes 21" or 24" blades. ...
  25. Thread: DoAll V36

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    There is a well documented thread on YouTube...

    There is a well documented thread on YouTube rebuilding a V36, and I believe it is the same rebuild that John is referring to. Video quality isn't the greatest, but I referred to it successfully, a...
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