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    In metric parts of the world, 4x20mm is a...

    In metric parts of the world, 4x20mm is a standard gauge plate size, so it only needs cutting to length, slotting (4x20mm) and the carbide silver soldering on. Drill a hole in the shank at the radius...
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    Inspired by the score of the film "A Clockwork...

    Inspired by the score of the film "A Clockwork Orange" and arranged by Beethoven. Or something like that :bowdown:
  3. Could always go and visit Sami and put the world...

    Could always go and visit Sami and put the world to rights :D. Think he's up north though. nearly in the Wash...
  4. It shouldn't do the rest of the part any harm to...

    It shouldn't do the rest of the part any harm to have them re-tempered to the same temperature that was used for the original heat treat spec.
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    I believe that Sapele is safe. The one to be...

    I believe that Sapele is safe. The one to be careful with is oak. That needs to be varnished or oiled to avoid rust on contacted steel.
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    With mild steel that's at least as thick as the...

    With mild steel that's at least as thick as the pole piece separation, you should be able to get 60N/cm^2 or better. That's a bit more than 85psi.
  7. Brushes can be got in the same sizes or larger of...

    Brushes can be got in the same sizes or larger of generic tool repairs. If oversize, they're simple to file. The covers can be made from Delrin quite simply. Also applies to Hardinge/Bodine feed...
  8. I'm curious as to why small/medium sized trailers...

    I'm curious as to why small/medium sized trailers in the US don't tend to be fitted with over-run/surge brakes and use electrically actuated brakes instead. What's the reasoning?
  9. On my HLV (no -H), the armature and its bearing...

    On my HLV (no -H), the armature and its bearing pulled out of the drive-end housing with firm hand force. If that doesn't work, tap the worm end with a rawhide or similar soft hammer until it does....
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    I made one out of some 1/8"-3mm rubber sheet....

    I made one out of some 1/8"-3mm rubber sheet. that one has lasted 5 years, although it needs replacing before the next major job.
  11. Whining, at least.

    Whining, at least.
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    Boeing could use it instead of DU for balance...

    Boeing could use it instead of DU for balance weights. probably cheaper.:nutter:

    Spammer reported anyway.
  13. Ignore it and run the motor. It's not a precision...

    Ignore it and run the motor. It's not a precision matched aerodynamic design and it's so light that the motor won't notice the difference in balance.
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    A 2k polyurethane or acrylic gives a very tough...

    A 2k polyurethane or acrylic gives a very tough coat But so does alkyd resin. They both need time to develop their maximum hardness and it's a matter of weeks/months rather than days. In days of...
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    Also, if the problem is insufficient training,...

    Also, if the problem is insufficient training, why were Boeing railing against the need for Max specific simulator training?
  16. Note that the reason for using grout is to avoid...

    Note that the reason for using grout is to avoid clamping a machine to an uneven floor. use wedges/shims under the clamping bolts as needed to ensure good machine alignment.
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    It should be noted that the UK consumer doesn't...

    It should be noted that the UK consumer doesn't eat a great deal of the fish that are caught in UK waters (Mackerel, herring etc.), they eat cod and haddock in large amounts, which are caught from...
  18. Likewise, for the grinder. Machines at work had...

    Likewise, for the grinder. Machines at work had foundations varying from nothing (Dean Smith & Grace 17", Chiron 5 axis mills etc) to 6 feet (Schiesse borer, Asquith gantry mill, Waldgren & Seigrich...
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    UK workers don't have the right to keep their...

    UK workers don't have the right to keep their jobs if they go on strike (have to sack all, not just some, though). Our French colleagues didn't have any problems in that respect. They tended to get...
  20. You get the measurements before unloading it and...

    You get the measurements before unloading it and use a core drill to cut over-size holes in the floor. Mount the L hooks loosely while it's on the crane. lower the machine onto wedges. Build a...
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    Don't forget that that sentiment was prevalent in...

    Don't forget that that sentiment was prevalent in 2007 as well.
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    The correct adjustment is to tighten the knurled...

    The correct adjustment is to tighten the knurled brake screw in the face of the dial. If that isn't there any more, make one to fit.
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    Remember that most of the guys doing the...

    Remember that most of the guys doing the maintenance would have been working on steam locomotives up until then. Diesel was probably clinically clean as far as they were concerned!
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    Damn, you're right. I read the 48 and 24 as 480...

    Damn, you're right. I read the 48 and 24 as 480 and 240. :dopeslap:
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    There should be no problem at all with...

    There should be no problem at all with reconnecting the existing transformers for a 240V primary voltage. That was good luck on the purchase!
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