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    Where does it say no ďJetĒ? Serious question, I...

    Where does it say no ďJetĒ? Serious question, I donít recall Jet being listed, itís a import BP clone, so is Acer and Acra, both are as good or better than a real BP, are they banned? What about...
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    Confirm everything I write here: Donít be afraid...

    Confirm everything I write here:
    Donít be afraid to buy a newer used machine unless the price approaches new( many do)
    Haas had been having machines on sale recently.

    Around 2006 is when the...
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    +1 on the super glue, keep it in the beer fridge...

    +1 on the super glue, keep it in the beer fridge and it will last for a long time


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  4. Johnson Gas Appliance Co 120k heat treat oven

    Model 120k , 90,000 btu input has fired furnace
    I have both propane and natural gas jets and the propane regulators

    I have not used this thing in decades and the last time was on propane. At the...
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    Not too mention the quality of the video, enough...

    Not too mention the quality of the video, enough of the machining sequence to make it interesting, but awesome fast transitions/ fades to the next step so that you donít get bored


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    Your lathe do as you wish- as I alluded to, and...

    Your lathe do as you wish- as I alluded to, and was spelled out in better detail above- do you really want to rely on a bunch of ones and zeros inside the VFD to keep your hands and possibly your...
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    Iím kind of rooting for the guy, I donít have a...

    Iím kind of rooting for the guy, I donít have a clue if his story is true or not, and either do the majority of the people here. The only people that really should care are the people with money in...
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    Is the switch for the brake by the motor? Should...

    Is the switch for the brake by the motor? Should be fairly easy to get to.
    See if there is a normally closed contact on the switch, or swap out the switch with something else


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    Victor Lathe tie in point!?

    Itís early,no coffee yet. But Iím not following what you did.
    Did you just put the VFD to the input power wires of the original controls and are still using the contactors ?
    You mention relay...
  10. Thread: For Sale ! ! !

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    Sticky: I made him an offer Saturday, he wanted to sleep...

    I made him an offer Saturday, he wanted to sleep on it a couple days(Iím sure hoping a better deal came along), we had emails and pms crossing , so we took it off line.
    I should have followed up...
  11. If you canít find it, make it. Does your lathe...

    If you canít find it, make it. Does your lathe run? If not find a piece of pipe, a cheap socket , whatever. You would be amazed what a couple hours with a hacksaw and a file can accomplish. I have...
  12. Thread: For Sale ! ! !

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    Sticky: Iím going pass on this Thank you Sent from...

    Iím going pass on this
    Thank you


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  13. Thread: For Sale ! ! !

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    Sticky: Did you see my Private message here on Practical...

    Did you see my Private message here on Practical Machinist ?
    Do you know that it works?
    Are these pictures recent or before the rust you speak of?




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  14. Thread: For Sale ! ! !

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    Sticky: For Sale ! ! !

    I guess I made the ignorant assumption that your prices were in USD and that you lived in the US. Is your location really Israel?


    Edit I guess you really are in Israel.

    Pm sent

    Sent from...
  15. Thread: For Sale ! ! !

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    Sticky: Very interested in the TA120, can you either pm...

    Very interested in the TA120, can you either pm me pics or post here which accessories come with it?


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    Iíd buy a calendar Sent from my iPhone...

    Iíd buy a calendar


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  17. I think I know what you are asking. You want a...

    I think I know what you are asking. You want a VMC style tool holding system. You want a spring system under tension (Belleville washers) that uses pull studs.
    Your machine has a quill, looks like a...
  18. Where? Serious question, where in the US can one...

    Where? Serious question, where in the US can one find a 2010 or newer functional VMC for $3-5k?? That is what you are saying right?



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  19. Edit- not too mention this: OP said garage...

    Edit- not too mention this: OP said garage machine. This means a universal machine that does everything, but nothing perfectly. Flexibility is the key(I mean setups not rigidity!)

    Who the frick...
  20. Unless Iím looking/ thinking about a different...

    Unless Iím looking/ thinking about a different machine , This is not a BP clone.
    Yup itís a knee mill, but it has a beefy column and ram, weights 1000# more than a BP, has box ways on the Y and is a...
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    This/\ /\ I have a Lenovo all-in-one desk top....

    This/\ /\
    I have a Lenovo all-in-one desk top. It was brutally slow. From memory, specs are similar, Iíll look later.
    Find your neighborhood gamer.
    Not the pimply face 15 yr old in moms basement,...
  22. Thank you, gonna ponder on that a bit , with...

    Thank you, gonna ponder on that a bit , with regard to any delta in deflection. The parallel check first eliminates lots of possibilities.
    I always zeroed with a known good square, I now see itís...
  23. Thatís really neat, if I was single( or wanted to...

    Thatís really neat, if I was single( or wanted to be single quickly), that would be in my living room , right next to the Ducati that Iíd buy :)
    Good luck , Iím sure you are not excited about...
  24. Demon 73 Iím on my phone so I may be missing...

    Demon 73
    Iím on my phone so I may be missing something, but your video shows a block that has top and bottom (surface plate side) surfaces flat and parallel to each other , the block could have 45...
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    We have German beer here, take a pic of an...

    We have German beer here, take a pic of an electrical outlet with a German newspaper next to it
    ;)


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