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  1. Can you pinch turn this long/small of a Ø in a...

    Can you pinch turn this long/small of a Ø in a twin spindle twin turret lathe?

    No need for centers like in the vid...............just make the blank long enough to chuck on each end and trim...
  2. The probe does have life in...

    The probe does have life in it.....................just gotta get a new tip here and see if it actually works..............fingers crossed.
  3. Renishaw spindle probe crash................

    Probe was in the spindle while I was editing a program........................I hit cycle start w/o a reset and the spindle came down into a vise.............luckily the rapid was at...
  4. Need a 1"Ø-ish high feed end for the Speedio

    Slowly switching jobs over to the Brother............have a bunch of small steel parts that get material decked off when they get flipped for OP 2...................in the other mills I use a 1"...
  5. I always wonder why dealers crap on the little...

    I always wonder why dealers crap on the little guys? Lots of big guys used to be little guys........................And trust me.................no sales guy has to bust their butt to get you numbers...
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    Go with a larger TNR for sure............a 432...

    Go with a larger TNR for sure............a 432 for sure but maybe even a 433.....................what grade?.........................Does the set up allow for a deeper cut? I'd take as much as...
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    Nope................too busy making chips right...

    Nope................too busy making chips right now.
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    Some of the cheaper carbs I just replace...

    Some of the cheaper carbs I just replace them...............$20 or so for most small engine carbs. This Kohler is a pro motor so it has a 2 bbl carb..........$210-$250. Carb kit is $50.
  9. I'm gonna hang a little shelf on the wall to set...

    I'm gonna hang a little shelf on the wall to set it on...................
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    Carb is disgusting. The guy that had this thing...

    Carb is disgusting. The guy that had this thing before me must have run gas with ethanol in it. :rolleyes5: Cleaned 'er up and put 'er back on, but one of the gaskets wasn't in the best of shape so...
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    OT: Kohler Command Pro 27 won't start

    She's got spark. She's got fuel. She won't run. Good fuel. New filter. She'd crank and pop if'n I spritzed some fuel in the air cleaner. So I fiddled with the fuel pump as it seemed it wasn't...
  12. No swing on the arm. I just jog the table under...

    No swing on the arm. I just jog the table under the hoist...........................................
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    Got my "gantry" crane up to move the 4th...

    Got my "gantry" crane up to move the 4th around....................Works pretty slick. Used a piece of uni-strut and a uni-strut trolley. Cheapo hoist off of Amazon and there ya...
  14. It's up..................works perfect. ...

    It's up..................works perfect.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51211735225_4409fa8b12_k.jpg


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  15. .........yes, yes it is.

    .........yes, yes it is.
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    RFQ: Cam 4140HT

    If'n you're a PM member with less than a handful of posts or just one of the bums that poach work here, keep walkin'........................

    Quote 120pcs and 340pcs.

    Material is 4140HT. Need...
  17. Thread: retiring soon

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    Yeah..................I'm sure the OP wants to...

    Yeah..................I'm sure the OP wants to give it all away for pennies on the dollar.......................:rolleyes5:

    Where's the Mod? This guy is a dealer...
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    The auto saw has to the best machine purchase I...

    The auto saw has to the best machine purchase I have made in a long time.........................I used top make 20 assemblies for this customer and it take 4 of these blanks..........80pcs. Then it...
  19. My gut is always right.............especially...

    My gut is always right.............especially when I don't listen to it..................
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    This is a Berns liner.............12" beyond the...

    This is a Berns liner.............12" beyond the actuator............the tube is 2.25" IDx 2.50" OD. Bought this one new with a machine..............liner and a coolant catcher...
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    OP..............ya came here for some...

    OP..............ya came here for some advice......................listen to Ox and the Teach.........................
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    No kidding............I wanna grab a beer and...

    No kidding............I wanna grab a beer and pull up a chair. But I’d never get to drink it because I’d be swappin parts so often.............:willy_nilly:
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    This fun...............all the parts I ran on the...

    This fun...............all the parts I ran on the ol mini and on the VF2 will be slowly moved over to the Speedio...................maybe I'll have to send the VF2 down the road for a...
  24. Need a new deep groove/cut off insert for Ali.................

    So Kennametal has discontinued their A3 deep grooving line(pic below)................I have been using them for a long time. The groove inserts actually breaks a chip even in the gummiest aluminum...
  25. The more I look at my set up, I may just do a...

    The more I look at my set up, I may just do a wall mount jib. :scratchchin:The machine is close to the wall so I only need about a 48" arm. It really doesn't even need to swing. I can jog the mill...
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