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    Its a mandrel for a babbit pour.......where does...

    Its a mandrel for a babbit pour.......where does accuracy come into it?......how much margin for machining the bearing......surely ,you're not going to try to get the babbit to finished diameter from...
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    Or as the snowflake said...."thats unfair......I...

    Or as the snowflake said...."thats unfair......I didnt know there would be a drug test at the interview.....".....snowflake is 00 on,ie under 20.
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    Closer to the sea,according to google.

    Closer to the sea,according to google.
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    Definitely,first OP wants to cut gears on a...

    Definitely,first OP wants to cut gears on a budget,then he wants to cut them on a mill(drill)....indecision is inimical to good governance,or indeed a satisfactory outcome.
  5. Thread: Drone attack

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    Russians supplying targeting intel to the Iranian...

    Russians supplying targeting intel to the Iranian militias......how will trump jump....and what will the Israelis do after the big drone attack on them in the very near future?...drone factories in...
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    If you got blanked off lines,you got the valve,or...

    If you got blanked off lines,you got the valve,or you got a diverter.......Im thinkin your fork had a bale clamp ,or a rotator,stripped off due to value,when surplussed......with all the hydraulics...
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    One simple reason the City is the centre of...

    One simple reason the City is the centre of finance...trust...built over hundreds of years......and those in the finance industry have long memories of ancestors and relations dispossesed ,imprisoned...
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    I call working in a failing machine shop an...

    I call working in a failing machine shop an opportunity.....but in an interview,never offer an opinion on your current employer,doesnt go down well.....Its funny how so many older business owners get...
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    The other problem area is two hoses will need to...

    The other problem area is two hoses will need to go over the top of the inner extension,over a pulley and down to the carriage.....these have to be carefully placed,particularly the top pulleys,or...
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    It will work Ok if the forks are mounted on a...

    It will work Ok if the forks are mounted on a bar,if on a notched beam,wont work,fork will go cockeyed.......I think cascade ? make all this kind of stuff......you might get a proper sideshift for...
  11. Boxcar pete....not mad max......more like "sons...

    Boxcar pete....not mad max......more like "sons of anarchy"....
  12. OW is correct......except the sympathy.......most...

    OW is correct......except the sympathy.......most of these guys are pros at stealing money.......they are too dumb to run internet scams,so they do plain old cons........ammounts too small to...
  13. Thread: Drone attack

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    trumps got some bigger drones for the...

    trumps got some bigger drones for the ayotollahs,only they are generally called cruise missiles,with few megatons to shine a light into their black hearts.
  14. Most cost effective option would be a small...

    Most cost effective option would be a small claims court,do some research on the system.....my experience of debt collectors is they send off one demand,thats it,no more action......they are looking...
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    I read once about the ally el cheapo Chinesium...

    I read once about the ally el cheapo Chinesium bicycle frames.....five process heat treats,including one to make the alloy weldable,and one to stress relive the weld within minutes........chances of...
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    The cheapest controllable motor is always going...

    The cheapest controllable motor is always going to be a lekky drill.......Ive seen them used as feed replacements on Bridgeport mills.
  17. If the Chinese were prevented from having access...

    If the Chinese were prevented from having access to free freight by screwing the International Postal Agreement,half their crap ripoff industry would collapse overnight.Chinese officially sanctioned...
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    As I mentioned,the bearings must be turning to...

    As I mentioned,the bearings must be turning to adjust them,or you get a false setting........you can see this in truck wheels where a newbie adjusts the bearings tight,and next day there is a 1/4"...
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    Has Turco Products gone too?

    Has Turco Products gone too?
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    The catch with old grinders is they can be a...

    The catch with old grinders is they can be a useful machine or heavy scrap metal with 1/8" wear in the ways from lubrication failure and grit infiltration......All the steadys would need to be there...
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    Try turning some brass,or get a piece of free...

    Try turning some brass,or get a piece of free cutting steel.....your latest pics look like a result of false edge effect in soft draggy steel..
  22. Thread: Recession?

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    Meanwhile back at the farm,the Indian vehicle...

    Meanwhile back at the farm,the Indian vehicle industry is in deep recession,one of the major providers of employment with actual regular wages,not that common in India.And a major buyer of steel ,and...
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    Bercow is dividing his time equally between ...

    Bercow is dividing his time equally between beauty treatments,tanning to perfection,posing in front of a mirror and sabotaging Boris.Just another pommy tosser ,IMHO.
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    If the alloy is only 2mm thick in part of the...

    If the alloy is only 2mm thick in part of the bolt hole,I say forget it ,and go on to plan B......can the hole be drilled deeper?.. ally needs about 3x bolt dia to hold torque....There is no way a...
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    I have a similar 16x72 from 1942......by then...

    I have a similar 16x72 from 1942......by then they had "Microsphere" bearings..........but for some reason these machines always had small wheels for the size of machine..
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