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    Working with heavier thick wall tube, and larger...

    Working with heavier thick wall tube, and larger gun drilled tube, there is the problem of the hole not being accurately drilled to the degree one would think. Gun drilled holes tend to arc somewhat....
  2. As always termite, at the top of a trashed...

    As always termite, at the top of a trashed thread, spouting your worthless shit with the other lesser trolls that dont do a fucking thing also.
    As can be seen, not much of a machinist forum.
    But...
  3. Trying to head-off behaviour that damages the...

    Trying to head-off behaviour that damages the credibility of the honest and increases the overhead costs of operation was a major part of what we tried to do with educational, ethical,...
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    My actual experience working a rifle barrel, is...

    My actual experience working a rifle barrel, is just one a ruger 77/22 22lr barrel, on a 12X20 Monarch ee lathe.
    The only option at the time other then a American pacemaker. The EE can only handle...
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    I have seen the buck chucks wear fairly fast...

    I have seen the buck chucks wear fairly fast also.
    The reason the Buck has one pinion is because you can only use the pinion that was used to tighten the work when the chuck body adjust true...
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    The Monarch ee method states run the the tool in...

    The Monarch ee method states run the the tool in at an angle for most of the cut for reduced stress. At the end, the thread stop can be loosened, the tool fed straight in for finish cuts, to shave...
  7. As can be seen the PM troll squad! Not one of...

    As can be seen the PM troll squad!
    Not one of them displays any projects, machine work, all you will get is shit talk!
    Look At their post, same old crap every day. The leader is the termite,...
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    Old machinist tend to get into woodworking for...

    Old machinist tend to get into woodworking for some reason, did that myself in recent years.
    Others I know like myself, make useful items, like tool boxes, cases for nice items, but it takes alot...
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    I am a person that likes vises, show a photo of...

    I am a person that likes vises, show a photo of it.
  10. Just so the OP knows, the ones here being the...

    Just so the OP knows, the ones here being the nastiest, have never shown a single fucking thing they have made, or even did, and I mean nothing!
    At least you did something! You actually displayed...
  11. The flat ways on heavy mills is for heavy loads....

    The flat ways on heavy mills is for heavy loads. there is more square inches of contact on the ways.
    As always, one cant gain in one area, without losing in another. The flat ways are subject to a...
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    That was a good read from hendyman on the chain...

    That was a good read from hendyman on the chain drives. I was warned by another member here about problems, but, as far as I can tell, dont seem to really have any, the machines are both War Board...
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    I too have been using tractor paint, found it...

    I too have been using tractor paint, found it more chip resistant the Sherwin Williams industrial grey.
    I have been using Case equipment grey, and lightening it up with Case white, they paint...
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    This end of the country, auto machine shops...

    This end of the country, auto machine shops really struggle, not a good move.
    You would be better off just doing cash fix it jobs, and stay out of debt, enjoy the clean air.
  15. The Hardinge lever retract top slide provides the...

    The Hardinge lever retract top slide provides the same function as the ball stop on the Lodge&Shipley crossfeed screw, the internal stop on Monarchs cross feed dial, Axelson micro adjustable gizmo,...
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    The Moore jig borer I found great for repairing...

    The Moore jig borer I found great for repairing broken, mismatched, warped from weld repair, crashed, and otherwise fixable Harley Davidson engine crank cases!
    May have heard of engine blue...
  17. So, many lathes can cut metric threads, some have...

    So, many lathes can cut metric threads, some have the change gearing built in the machine.
    How well do different machines function cutting metric threads?
    I can say using change gears is a slow...
  18. I dont know about a Gorton, but a Bridgeport...

    I dont know about a Gorton, but a Bridgeport comes apart in a few hours using an engine lift.
    The worst part is the main column, then the table knee, ram and head. Two people in good shape can get...
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    Need to watch the cost of bearings, they are 62mm...

    Need to watch the cost of bearings, they are 62mm OD Barden for replacement 2 pairs angular contact, under Moore special modified pre load, that is 2 times standard heavy pre load for the nose pair....
  20. The OP narrowed the field way down, with a 14X40...

    The OP narrowed the field way down, with a 14X40 machine being too big, and the cost about that of a heavy 10, meaning $900 from HGR-or $3000 with a paint job on CL.
    The best match size and power...
  21. I used the SB heavy 10 for many years, and the...

    I used the SB heavy 10 for many years, and the metric change gears, it worked out pretty good. The alternatives in that size range can cost much more,
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    I found that feature really saved time working...

    I found that feature really saved time working screw threads, along with lead screw reverse option, its as good as it gets.
  23. For some reason the Hardinge design is more prone...

    For some reason the Hardinge design is more prone to damage, I seen damage to the Torrington needle bearings of a Feeler and a HC chucker apron, there are several of these bearings. Perhaps the...
  24. The Hardinge warning about water base coolant...

    The Hardinge warning about water base coolant best be followed, it will rot the guts out of the apron!
    Straight screw machine oils in the fine equipment like the hlvh, and monarch ee, the import...
  25. I moved into the Erickson collets when Boeing...

    I moved into the Erickson collets when Boeing surplus was selling them by the pound, they went to the ER style in the 1980s. I think they are great, but not as heavy duty as the ER type.
    I am...
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