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  1. Iron oxide is a ceramic. -D

    Iron oxide is a ceramic.

    -D
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    If the science is true that they heat tar sands...

    If the science is true that they heat tar sands to extract
    the crude, then more heat is used in the process, more fuel
    is burned to just extract the crude oil. So more Co2 emissions
    even before...
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    There is no getting around taking the sliding...

    There is no getting around taking the sliding parts apart to clean them.
    Anything less, you are NOT going to get all the dirt, and as most of us
    know, one speck of grit that gets in between the way...
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    If one had a cylindrical grinder one could take...

    If one had a cylindrical grinder
    one could take an ER32 or ER40 adapter
    meant for 4MT or a straight shank
    and make it fit in place of the Gorton
    collet. I do like the ER40 collets, sized
    up to...
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    Not much help, but I thought Scully-Jones either...

    Not much help, but I thought Scully-Jones either invented or sold those
    Magic Chucks back in the day. I have a hardcover S-J catalogue from the
    1950s and it has tons of cool information on tapers...
  6. Doozer's Shop - YouTube...

    Doozer's Shop - YouTube

    I doubt I am an influencer, but I have a small shop machining channel.
    I have manual machines that I fix and repair and lots of little projects.
    If you like manual...
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    My Brown & Sharpe #13 steady rests have them. ...

    My Brown & Sharpe #13 steady rests have them.

    --Doozer
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    LIKE. --Doozer

    LIKE.

    --Doozer
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    Just my personal opinion, but 3 adjusting screws...

    Just my personal opinion,
    but 3 adjusting screws (instead of 4)
    would drive me absolutely NUTS.
    I would try and re-sell that chuck
    so fast, it wouldn't even equalize to
    my room temperature. I...
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    When I hear NATIONAL I think of cold header...

    When I hear NATIONAL I think of cold header presses.

    -Doozer
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    Good thing it is only being used for single...

    Good thing it is only being used for single phase.

    -D
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    Start with assessing how loose your spindle...

    Start with assessing how loose your spindle bearings are.
    Are the ball or bronze or iron?
    If your bearings are spanked, you will be twisting the bed
    to try and crutch dlcked out bearings.
    And...
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    Van Norman Horizontal mill. #24 or #26. Do I...

    Van Norman Horizontal mill.
    #24 or #26.
    Do I win a prize ?

    -Doozer
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    I have a 22LU that I am in the slow process of...

    I have a 22LU that I am in the slow process of cleaning up.
    My chain is a greasy mess. I did not know the gears under
    the cover were actually accessed through the bottom of the
    base. Makes me...
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    Nothing to add as far as recommendations but I...

    Nothing to add as far as recommendations
    but I want to frame things in perspective.

    Moving machines is all about personal confidence
    in ones ability to control all the variables.
    Both seen and...
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    Also braded Hipromatic. -Doozer

    Also braded Hipromatic.

    -Doozer
  17. I purchased this P&W lathe from Whatamachine....

    I purchased this P&W lathe from Whatamachine.
    What a great machine it is.
    Amazing toolroom machine.

    ---Doozer
  18. Are you power tapping with a spiral flute tap...

    Are you power tapping with a spiral flute tap
    that happens to be a little dull?
    I have had a situation happen just such as this
    and what was happening was the high effort of tapping
    was causing...
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    Hi is participating in promoting reliance on...

    Hi is participating in promoting reliance on technology.
    I promote relying on one's self.
    Get smart. Don't get technology that makes you lazy.
    I see it as me doing a positive as protesting...
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    Why are you shltting on my opinion? You could...

    Why are you shltting on my opinion?
    You could walk away too.
    Instead you continue to argue.
    You must have some agenda or a flawed upbringing.

    -D
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    Internal combustion motors typically get their...

    Internal combustion motors typically get their RPM from gas expansion.

    -Doozer
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    The majority making fun of the minority. -D

    The majority making fun of the minority.

    -D
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    Get ready to call me an azzhole, but this an...

    Get ready to call me an azzhole,
    but this an example of technology that is just not needed.
    Have calipers in hand and look at the chart on the wall.
    Smartphones are the personal pocket Jesus of...
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    Using deductive reasoning here..... 2.6875 is...

    Using deductive reasoning here.....
    2.6875 is 2-11/16".
    My thinking is the seal should press into that size bore.
    Seems anti-American to first assume that is might be metric :D

    -Doozer
  25. It is an $800 SouthBend lathe. Not a $20,000...

    It is an $800 SouthBend lathe.
    Not a $20,000 MoriSeiki lathe.
    If you want to come look at it,
    bring your ruler and your flash
    light. By all means. It comes
    with the not often seen toolpost...
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