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  1. Thread: Crane drop

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    Hard to say, I would definately call it a rigging...

    Hard to say, I would definately call it a rigging failure though. The rear straps were too short, and possibly placed wrong. I would have wanted them more vertical. And the whole center of balance...
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    If I were setting this up I would cast the pad...

    If I were setting this up I would cast the pad oversized, then mill it down to an appropriate profile. Then you have a known edge to deburr.
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    Going to agree with this, if you're "hammering"...

    Going to agree with this, if you're "hammering" anything in with a press, I believe you're doing it wrong. And even a moderately sized carbide spade drill will want half a ton or more of force...
  4. I worked for a couple companies building and...

    I worked for a couple companies building and repairing injection molding machinery, and the biggest thing I took away was that the industry was so cut throat and so slim on profit margin that it...
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    I've been thinking about this video for other...

    I've been thinking about this video for other reasons, this was a good excuse to actually go and find it.
    Building the Burner and Lead Shot Dripper - YouTube
    I think shot would be simple out of...
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    I've been buying the new Craftsman and Gearwrench...

    I've been buying the new Craftsman and Gearwrench tools for my mobile kit, it's usable and not a big loss if it gets lost. My home box is filled with Fap-on and the old, good, Craftsmans stuff I...
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    I assume he's talking about the straight flute or...

    I assume he's talking about the straight flute or single flute design, not the stepped profile. Or he's having a stroke, around this crowd it's hard to tell these days...
  8. Use thicker material, face back side to get a...

    Use thicker material, face back side to get a nice flat surface. Clamp up and cut full profile and top. Clamp in custom soft jaws or superglue to plate and cut off the remaining stock. If it has...
  9. I have a Wells Index that uses the same setup,...

    I have a Wells Index that uses the same setup, tooling is hard to find. But if you look up the specs, there are a few manufacturers that match the dimensions on their regular NMTB #30 tool holders....
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    I recently set up an anti-backfeed system for my...

    I recently set up an anti-backfeed system for my brothers server rack battery unit. He has a generator he runs out of his garage, and about 20 minutes of battery power to get it switched. I...
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    Just want to touch on this, Amazon is awash with...

    Just want to touch on this, Amazon is awash with chinesium counterfeit garbage, from clothing to flea collars to energy drinks to tools. My friend just bought a sealed retail copy of Windows 10 off...
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    I could make a better argument that sports are...

    I could make a better argument that sports are bad for kids because it encourages steroids, cheating, pack mentality, and gambling. And don't forget, fantasy football is just roll playing games for...
  13. https://acpartsdistributors.com/index.php?main_pag...

    https://acpartsdistributors.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=26744

    I'd call these guys and say you have that motor, and need a cap for it.
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    I would agree with the part probably lifting,...

    I would agree with the part probably lifting, plastic is not easy to hold securely. Also, is the part warming up or cooling down between operations? The part may be growing or shrinking. And yes,...
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    Always avoided the junk brazed carbide we had...

    Always avoided the junk brazed carbide we had laying around for general use on the manual lathe, but I know Micro 100 still sells good brazed carbide tools in a good number of shapes ready to go, we...
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    Nice build, I'm super interested in the foot...

    Nice build, I'm super interested in the foot pedal in particular. My junk industrial tig unit didn't come with one, and I would love to get away from the fingertip switch. Are you planning on...
  17. Wild guess, leather scraping blades?

    Wild guess, leather scraping blades?
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    My "Spammer Senses" are tingling...

    My "Spammer Senses" are tingling...
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    I did one job tapping in 17-4 annealed with a cut...

    I did one job tapping in 17-4 annealed with a cut tap, I would look for any other possible option including CBN dentures on a tiny beaver before I tried it again.
  20. I'm pretty sure that they sorted this out to some...

    I'm pretty sure that they sorted this out to some reasonable conclusion 14 years ago, when the thread was opened. Or, this is a terrible attempt at self promotion...
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    Are people really that bored that they are...

    Are people really that bored that they are looking up year old threads to reply to?
  22. A friend of mine owns a performance shop for...

    A friend of mine owns a performance shop for jetskis and dirtbikes and quads, he races his Seadoo professionally. I've been riding jetskis for over 20 years, I've gone out in 12-14 foot waves on the...
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    Had to go back and check the location to make...

    Had to go back and check the location to make sure this wasn't my old shop. I did a ton of thin plates out of aluminum, and warping was always an issue. For some super critical stuff we used Mic-6...
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    Steel corrodes. Stainless is either not...

    Steel corrodes. Stainless is either not corrosion resistant enough, not significantly stronger, or just too expensive. Bronze just sits there, I have seen and installed hundreds of split nuts on...
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    Oh, so they're on sale?

    Oh, so they're on sale?
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