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  1. I can appreciate your desire to save money, we...

    I can appreciate your desire to save money, we all do, but you are dealing with life risk here. Under no circumstances should you go with engineering advice from this forum. It isn't just legal...
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    All motorcycle chains are high speed roller...

    All motorcycle chains are high speed roller chain. Some even are pre-lubed and "O" ring sealed. Please go to the Tsubaki web site and research their chains. The cheaper chains use seamed tubes for...
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  4. I have an old German one that I bought used from...

    I have an old German one that I bought used from a friend for 100 Euro. It works very well. It is a box that is about 12" x 16" x 20" and weighs around 35 lbs. It is 220 volts. This box connects to...
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    You would of course be better off with a bigger...

    You would of course be better off with a bigger lathe, but the best way to do what you want is to use a 3C collet and chuck if you could find one for the 1.5"-8 spindle or alternately a jacobe rubber...
  6. Peter, these are called taper locks and they are...

    Peter, these are called taper locks and they are brilliant, but they are only available in larger sizes. However, check out Tsubaki's line of "Power Locks". They have several styles, many of which...
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    I agree with your comment on the grip of a...

    I agree with your comment on the grip of a serpentine belt, but not your comment on skiving, lacing or alligator clips. My experience and unfortunately others is just the opposite. So, I have to...
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    Take the cover off the wiring box on the motor....

    Take the cover off the wiring box on the motor. If there are 12 wires, it is dual voltage. If only 6 wires, it is 440 only.
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    When I bought my 10K new, it came from SB with a...

    When I bought my 10K new, it came from SB with a synthetic belt. I installed that in 1981 and it is still working fine. Yes, you need a guide and clamps to make the bond. You are required to use two...
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    This advice on a meaningful subject is even more...

    This advice on a meaningful subject is even more important than just the archive aspect. The subject is also a interest filter for the forum members.
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    John, if you believe axle gears are cast iron, I...

    John, if you believe axle gears are cast iron, I have a bridge to sell.
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    When dealing with a broken part in any metal, I...

    When dealing with a broken part in any metal, I always place together using the break for perfect alignment. Then I dig out one side to say 1/2 depth. Then I braze or weld. I then dig out the other...
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    Let me point out that you will be getting tons...

    Let me point out that you will be getting tons of replies to your query, but most will be BS. That lathe has been in existence since 1925. It is very hard to beat the original leather belt with the...
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    Your response kinda pisses me off a bit. I can...

    Your response kinda pisses me off a bit. I can understand you wanting a good deal. We all do, but complaining about a $31 cost per new collet is out of order. You could not make one and sell it for...
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    There are some basic rules that will apply here....

    There are some basic rules that will apply here. When cutting anything, chip clearance is always the number one issue. When cutting with a saw, it is best for a minimum of 3 teeth to be in the cut at...
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    Peter, Sticking your head in the sand is...

    Peter,
    Sticking your head in the sand is optional. Personally, I don't care if you do, but to think that this level of animosity is going away anytime soon is just wishful thinking. I don't think it...
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    Water soluble coolant is very aggressive. I...

    Water soluble coolant is very aggressive. I cannot keep paint on my horizontal saw because of it. On my saw, the coolant lines also over time get hard, but it takes many years for the hoses to become...
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    Found a good candidate Doall 2012-2H Contour Band...

    Found a good candidate Doall 2012-2H Contour Band Saw w/Hydraulic table feed; 11 blades included | eBay
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    You are of course are quite correct, but not in...

    You are of course are quite correct, but not in this case. Steve Hilton has discovered several documents that give credibility to his story and has made them available for everyone to see on his...
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    DoAll and Grob saws are much more than $5k new. I...

    DoAll and Grob saws are much more than $5k new. I think around 25k as an average. Roll in saws are a compromise. You really need both horizontal and vertical in a job shop. I have both and I would...
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    I cannot expect more. Sounds the same as your...

    I cannot expect more. Sounds the same as your dumbass Buick comment last week. If you listen first before you comment, you might learn something. His information is NOT political in any way.
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    Stupid replies are all you can expect, if the...

    Stupid replies are all you can expect, if the reference is never listened to. Try listening before you show your ass.
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    I hope you folks have listened to Steve Hilton's...

    I hope you folks have listened to Steve Hilton's recent two podcasts yesterday and today about the origins of Covid19. Very revealing.....
    Steve Hilton unveils new evidence linking COVID-19 origins...
  24. My need of a SG is so infrequent that I job it...

    My need of a SG is so infrequent that I job it out when needed. I cannot afford the space. I do think this could work in an emergency.
  25. I like the solution. The biggest issue is setting...

    I like the solution. The biggest issue is setting the small DOC accurately.
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