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  1. If it's any help, PMtool is a great person to...

    If it's any help, PMtool is a great person to deal with. Stand up guy, Knows his stuff, I wouldn't hesitate to buy a machine from him.
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    Once, my wife baked me a cake shaped like a...

    Once, my wife baked me a cake shaped like a micrometer. I thought that was pretty rad. And delicious!
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    That's a pretty narrow building. Well worth it to...

    That's a pretty narrow building. Well worth it to go wider if you can.

    I started out building a 36x120 with a 36x66 leg off one end and scratched that plan after thinking through the layout,...
  4. I've bought a couple older Mori VMC's that came...

    I've bought a couple older Mori VMC's that came with both BT and CT grippers. I've never seen a difference in the pots either.
  5. Is it hydraulic? Mine is all hydraulic. Not much...

    Is it hydraulic? Mine is all hydraulic. Not much wiring to speak of. Mine is either manual or fully automatic. The shuttle feed just runs off stops so you set the length, load a bar and move valves...
  6. I have the way bigger brother to that saw. Doubt...

    I have the way bigger brother to that saw. Doubt it shares a thing as far as parts go, but might work similarly if you have questions.
  7. OK, that's all swell and dandy, but if you have a...

    OK, that's all swell and dandy, but if you have a big choke point before the PP like a step down transformer you might not be getting all the pixies you need.

    What's the step down transformer KVA?
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    240 and 208 are both common and different...

    240 and 208 are both common and different voltages/types of power. They aren't the same thing even if they're both 3 phase. There's two types of 480 also.

    There's no code that says no more 240 3...
  9. When you bleed the pump/injectors take a whiff. ...

    When you bleed the pump/injectors take a whiff.

    I've had many more than a few "unknown", but otherwise decent looking diesels go through my hands that had gasoline run through the fuel system. It...
  10. Transformers before phase converters aren't the...

    Transformers before phase converters aren't the best way to go about it. If you put the transformer on the machine, after the on switch you get better overall efficiency.

    15 KVA is roughly 15 HP...
  11. The control will just tell you that the drive has...

    The control will just tell you that the drive has an alarm. The alarm it has will be displayed on the drive somehow.

    A lot of those alarms have nothing to do with the spindle drive. The spindle...
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    I'm good with a 12 valve at 300HP. That's...

    I'm good with a 12 valve at 300HP. That's everything I need and then some. I got customers that have some insane HP needs though. I've ridden and driven some wild rigs.

    My favorite driving...
  13. I've done a lot of differential repair and...

    I've done a lot of differential repair and sometimes you get the guys that have $200 to their name and just need to get to work...

    I've set up differential gears that looked worse than that and...
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    I've had to use holesaws in thick stainless with...

    I've had to use holesaws in thick stainless with a hand drill before. Wasn't terrible. Slow with a bit of cutting oil.
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    Smaller, nice ones go for top dollar, but older...

    Smaller, nice ones go for top dollar, but older big ones that aren't pristine are hard to sell at any price. Last year I bought a late model Korean built ID/OD 10x20 for $1800 at auction. It was...
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    Straight diesel fuel in a weed sprayer works good...

    Straight diesel fuel in a weed sprayer works good too. Soak for a bit then most stuff comes right off.

    I used to have wd40 on hand for tapping al, but I started using windex and now have no need...
  17. Hyster engine cover hold down for 70's 80's S30/S50, etc?

    I have a late 70's S30E. Fixed it up quite a bit, new paint, new tires, new hoses, all new seals, Mast rollers, etc. I lubed up the engine cover hinges and replaced a few bushings in there now it...
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    Interesting. How did you fill in the deck? I can...

    Interesting. How did you fill in the deck? I can see the color difference in the picture where the water passages were.

    I used to O-ring 5.9 Cummins heads often. I lifted a couple heads figuring...
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    So that's a filled stock block and you're going...

    So that's a filled stock block and you're going to drive it on the street? For more than a mile?
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    The facing head for my 4" Kuraki uses a special...

    The facing head for my 4" Kuraki uses a special 50 taper holder installed in the quill. That holder has a rack on it that runs a gear inside the facing head. You can hand feed or power feed the slide...
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    The fanuc orientation setup uses a magnet inside...

    The fanuc orientation setup uses a magnet inside that stainless housing. The sensor picks up on the north/south poles of the magnet and figures out position pretty much dead nuts from the magnetic...
  22. Paypal did similar shit to me. I had a website...

    Paypal did similar shit to me. I had a website that used Paypal pro for payments and did $15k to 50K a month in gross through them. I also sold bigger ticket items on ebay every now and then. My...
  23. I fully understand that. All my stuff is free...

    I fully understand that. All my stuff is free shipping, it's very cut and dried, yet the NET from every sales varies from one to the next. Paypal can't explain it.

    I sell the same stuff on Amazon...
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    That's a lot more reasonable. Definitely makes it...

    That's a lot more reasonable. Definitely makes it viable if you like that stuff. I can see where that stuff makes sense and have seen plenty of it in big facilities.

    Personally, I don't care for...
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    So, first off you guys need to get your shit...

    So, first off you guys need to get your shit straight.

    The rapid air stuff is just blue air brake tubing. That's all it is. It is not the form and bend it where you want it stuff. It is marketed...
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