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    This is incredibly helpful, thank you. I know a...

    This is incredibly helpful, thank you. I know a few people that have required repairs and ended up just buying another because all that was a pain in the ass with Haimer. I have seen these in Germany...
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    A friend has one in Denmark and they are...

    A friend has one in Denmark and they are incredible machines. I like it much more than my Bridgeport. The machine is much smaller but much sturdier. The work envelope is fairly large and it is so...
  3. Thread: Giant Lathe

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    I used to work in a compay inside the...

    I used to work in a compay inside the Westinghouse factory in Roud Rock, TX and I used to go watch a friend run those huge lathes. They would turn hugedgenerator shafts for tankers and navy ships....
  4. Thread: Crescent Pliers

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    Have you tried Ebay?? ...

    Have you tried Ebay??
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    Funny that you ask that question, I was just...

    Funny that you ask that question, I was just watching this video. Might answer your quetions.

    http://quicksilverscreen.com/watch?video=14721
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    Bridgeport 1.5 HP Mill

    OK, here is the questions for you master machinist and others, too.

    I am planning on buying a 1.5 HP Bridgeport with a 3phase motor on it. I have a Dayton 1.5 HP DC motor that I am thinking of...
  7. Boomerang Shaped Grind Marks On Bridgeport Ways

    I have ALWAYS wondered how they get those boomerang marks on the ways on Bridgeports. Nothing looks prettier than the ways of a brand new Bridgeport.

    If anyone could educate me on this, it would...
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    Sticky: Mine is of me racing my bike.. is that OK??

    Mine is of me racing my bike.. is that OK??
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    As far as the RPMs go, why dont you get an...

    As far as the RPMs go, why dont you get an inexpensive surface mount tach. I like this one from SenDec. Its real compact mounts easily....
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    Yeah, DRO's go through a lot of abuse if not...

    Yeah, DRO's go through a lot of abuse if not taken care of correctly. Oil, coolant, swarf, vibration, dings. Also the controller goes though a lot. Worn buttons, proper pryor installation and use.
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    Lennox all the way, hands down in my book. I...

    Lennox all the way, hands down in my book. I bought mine at an electrician supply store and have not looked back. Lennox blades are the best I have used, they just last so so long.

    The hack saw...
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    Brasso works great but you have to rub it in, let...

    Brasso works great but you have to rub it in, let it dry and then buff it out.
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    I ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS use the collet. My...

    I ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS use the collet. My cousing, who tought, he would freak out if he saw me using the drill chuck and it just stuck in my head getting yelled at. He is so passive and there a...
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    I wish I had the disposable income right now to...

    I wish I had the disposable income right now to get a cold saw. They are so nice for cutting tubing especially very thin walled stuff.

    Its funny how I was just on that website a few hours ago...
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    Actually, yes. It might really help if I had the...

    Actually, yes. It might really help if I had the width of th springs and the thickness of the actual spring wire stock of both. There is a fastener place in town that carries a large selection of...
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    I agree that it should not be a big deal.The...

    I agree that it should not be a big deal.The layer of ano is so thin that I dont see it making more of a difference that any coolant that gets in the chips. I have measured an anodized part right...
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    Another design I was kicking around was to...

    Another design I was kicking around was to combine a couple of small boring heads so that thee slide perpendicular to each other with the slotting arbor mounted on the end so that it can be precisely...
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    I have found the same results with saw arbors....

    I have found the same results with saw arbors. Pretty much the only way to make one concentric or close to it is to make one yourself and have the saw fit as snug as possible. last one I made, I took...
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    I agree with wippin' boy. I keep 2 compressors...

    I agree with wippin' boy.

    I keep 2 compressors in my garage. Good thing cause the motor on one of them crapped out last week. I simply umplugged it and plugged the other and back to work. Took a...
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    Where I work, we are BRUTAL with each other. We...

    Where I work, we are BRUTAL with each other. We call each other the worst names we can think of. Homophobic to racial, you name it. Pretty funny, actually. We are all trying to see if we can actually...
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    Just mail me your address if you want and I will...

    Just mail me your address if you want and I will send those Ratchkeys to you tomorrow.I love these, cant believe I went this long without them.

    My email is [email protected]

    Leo
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    I second this. I was racking my brains one day...

    I second this. I was racking my brains one day about threading a pipe and a plumber buddy came by and looked at me as if i was retarded. He took the pipe to his house and cut the threads with his...
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    I think I would rather be called a**hole or...

    I think I would rather be called a**hole or d**khead.At least thats straight forward not passive aggresive as Slick. Sport. Champ. Chief. Ace. Tiger. Slugger. Hot Rod. Killer. Big Guy.
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    I had to find the center of a hole last week and...

    I had to find the center of a hole last week and I put a peg in the hole and mounted the indicator on the drill chuck. I then get the indicator as close to center as I can get it and just spin it as...
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    Hey there 7018, When I bought my saw, it was...

    Hey there 7018, When I bought my saw, it was missing the tension screw and springs. Is there any way you could get me a few pics of the screws. I need to fabricate new ones.

    If you do, I will send...
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