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    My grandson who passed the college entrance test...

    My grandson who passed the college entrance test high enough to apply to Harvard does not have an all-around understanding of percentage.

    No, he did not apply to Harvard because he could not...
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    and they/some want to eliminate small-cap letters...

    and they/some want to eliminate small-cap letters because many don't know small caps anymore.
    seems like numbers past 10 should also be eliminated..as just too confusing.

    and a Hot-Cold beeper...
  3. Electric nail gun

    Electric nail gun
  4. QT: [I ve been intending to see if a car...

    QT: [I ve been intending to see if a car airconditioning pump clutched pulley wouldnt work..car AC pulls about 3 hp.]

    That is an interesting source for a clutch...thanks,
    Buck
  5. Good to run an indicator near the tip of your...

    Good to run an indicator near the tip of your headstock center, agree it doesn't matter if you run dead but good to know how it runs.
    Some work you need to repair or move the part's center. Good to...
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    The APP mentioned above may be a good deal at 99¢...

    The APP mentioned above may be a good deal at 99¢

    But one has to walk to the computer to use it.
    In the good old days, we didn't have calculators or computers. I think I paid $70 for my first...
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    if a magnetic material a magnet face plate on the...

    if a magnetic material a magnet face plate on the lathe, with short dowels/pins set in the holes. Lathe turn/face that parts full circle to later cut off sections to make multiple parts per set up....
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    One might drill the holes on the mill and with a...

    One might drill the holes on the mill and with a special faceplate turn that radius on the lathe, might make it full round and so two parts made in one setup.

    Q: 132.66 mm?
  9. QT: [off of a farm a while back] .. a lathe that...

    QT: [off of a farm a while back] .. a lathe that everything works can still do ok farm work.
    When something needs to be super close you can often run it (the out end) between centers...but I don't...
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    OT: The $1000 bone screw? is that price including...

    OT: The $1000 bone screw? is that price including installation, room with a view, the high cost of professional workers (Doctors and the like) use time if expensive machines...and meals?
  11. Mike, I think it is an Ok/good post. Very...

    Mike, I think it is an Ok/good post.
    Very likely a retired experienced machine tool guy would like to get hands-on machines and teach you some machining skills.
    Perhaps a guy like that could show...
  12. Norton 32A46-IVBE Type 01 Vitrified Straight...

    Norton 32A46-IVBE Type 01 Vitrified Straight Toolroom Grinding Wheel, Aluminum Oxide, 7" Diameter x 1/2" Width, 1-1/4" Arbor, 46 Grit, Grade I, Purple (Pack of 1): Abrasive Tool Room Grinding Wheels:...
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    I think we concluded that every little thing...

    I think we concluded that every little thing contributes to a change in taper or size if you change the direction of the force...even the .0015 clearance of the lathe spindle plane bearing can make...
  14. Find the free download manual here. Brown &...

    Find the free download manual here.
    Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co. - Publication Reprints - No. 13/13H Universal & Tool Grinder - Manual | VintageMachinery.org
    You may need to fabricate a sheet metal box...
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    Diamond wheels don't glaze over in the same way...

    Diamond wheels don't glaze over in the same way as an AO wheel does. Often the diamond edge gets Dull and finally, that diamond breaks free from the holding bonding. As that happens the holding...
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    If someone suggested that there may be Martian...

    If someone suggested that there may be Martian kidoodlehoppers in that river a 6 million dollar 6 year long study would have to be made.
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    Thin film coolant rather than flood might be...

    Thin film coolant rather than flood might be better for some grinding applications.
    A nozzle is evenly positioned so to be about .002away from the wheel but covering the wheel width and positioned...
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    Top Grinding a part with 11* sides as Bob...

    Top Grinding a part with 11* sides as Bob described would a be a tough call with using conventional grinders like surface grinders and Blanchard type machines because of lightweight and non-mag of...
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    The sand sucker we made had about 40* angle and...

    The sand sucker we made had about 40* angle and a high-pressure nozzle to push the water straight out the exit pipe. That water movement made a suction to the downpipe. It would pick up rocks bigger...
  20. The old 3 sided files were my source for homemade...

    The old 3 sided files were my source for homemade using a surface grinder or bench grinder wheel, and just off-hand grinding.

    I bet they were used for building the pyramids way back when.

    Q:...
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    The image is good enough to suggest it may be a...

    The image is good enough to suggest it may be a fixture for some machine and not just a catalog thing.
    likely it has to be fudged-up to be used on any but the exact machine it was made for.

    I...
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    If a toolmaker or the like cant read a micrometer...

    If a toolmaker or the like cant read a micrometer likely he/she should start waxing the office floor, scraping out the Blanchard's, and cleaning the Jon.

    That is what I did after 4 years of a...
  23. Acid /flux brush might do Ok. 30712 - Oatey...

    Acid /flux brush might do Ok.
    30712 - Oatey 30712 - 1/2" x 6" Solder Flux & Acid Brush
  24. Beans might be good. A dumb answer for a...

    Beans might be good.

    A dumb answer for a thread title that has no meaning.

    And the second post with the other having a no-meaning title about the same subject..

    Offer it for free with you...
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    We did the same to Scipio Creek in Vermontville...

    We did the same to Scipio Creek in Vermontville Michigan to provide for a father and son(or daughter) canoe race.
    We hand and shovel dug and sawed-off just enough to make a small opening. the race...
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