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    The sand sucker we made had about 40* angle and...

    The sand sucker we made had about 40* angle and a high-pressure nozzle to push the water straight out the exit pipe. That water movement made a suction to the downpipe. It would pick up rocks bigger...
  2. The old 3 sided files were my source for homemade...

    The old 3 sided files were my source for homemade using a surface grinder or bench grinder wheel, and just off-hand grinding.

    I bet they were used for building the pyramids way back when.

    Q:...
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    The image is good enough to suggest it may be a...

    The image is good enough to suggest it may be a fixture for some machine and not just a catalog thing.
    likely it has to be fudged-up to be used on any but the exact machine it was made for.

    I...
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    If a toolmaker or the like cant read a micrometer...

    If a toolmaker or the like cant read a micrometer likely he/she should start waxing the office floor, scraping out the Blanchard's, and cleaning the Jon.

    That is what I did after 4 years of a...
  5. Acid /flux brush might do Ok. 30712 - Oatey...

    Acid /flux brush might do Ok.
    30712 - Oatey 30712 - 1/2" x 6" Solder Flux & Acid Brush
  6. Beans might be good. A dumb answer for a...

    Beans might be good.

    A dumb answer for a thread title that has no meaning.

    And the second post with the other having a no-meaning title about the same subject..

    Offer it for free with you...
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    We did the same to Scipio Creek in Vermontville...

    We did the same to Scipio Creek in Vermontville Michigan to provide for a father and son(or daughter) canoe race.
    We hand and shovel dug and sawed-off just enough to make a small opening. the race...
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    If the OP won't own up to what this apprentice...

    If the OP won't own up to what this apprentice suggested then he is just wasting everybody's time.

    *One more post allowed to #50, the deadline for the rest of the story.

    RE: ["but is almost...
  9. For anyone tearing down a machine, it is good to...

    For anyone tearing down a machine, it is good to measure each shim and each stack carefully and draw a map of sizes and location so you can add or withdraw evenly. Not uncommon to find the front and...
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    YFI...yellow fever immunization QT"[I would be...

    YFI...yellow fever immunization

    QT"[I would be of a mind to try to use a vacuum chuck to hold the part, a buffer from the heat of the chuck]

    Qt Op; opinions, please.

    Some clarity of what...
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    For what reason was 3 weeks of parts not...

    For what reason was 3 weeks of parts not inspected before the 3 week mark??

    The owner, the inspector and the boss were all too busy to pay attention to the business..

    Should have had a $100 an...
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    Better to hire someone to write a few programs...

    Better to hire someone to write a few programs that less skilled might work off from.

    Often there is a retired guy who might come in for dirt low wages or reasonable just for something to do.
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    Ph.D. in Business Analytics but has he /she ever...

    Ph.D. in Business Analytics but has he /she ever touched a grinder?

    Sometimes as-in-theory does not relate to as-in-actual-practice.

    Offhand I don't remember grinding silicon carbide it is very...
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    You don't hear of people precision grinding...

    You don't hear of people precision grinding Silicon Carbide often.

    Parts not thick enough to maintain their own form/shape/flatness need under support, or support in the direction they might be...
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    that took away $300 a week free money. When...

    that took away $300 a week free money.

    When the USA is belly up we can borrow some money, and pay China to take it.

    North Korea has the right policy, If you don't work, then you don't eat
    and...
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    QT: Year 1, $10.78 Year 2, $12.50 Year 3,...

    QT:
    Year 1, $10.78
    Year 2, $12.50
    Year 3, $14.23
    Year 4, $16.17
    Journeyworker $21.56

    I think add about 5 bucks to each.
    $10 for the college or high school part-time worker that you may have...
  17. just for ballpark, you might lay in two sheets of...

    just for ballpark, you might lay in two sheets of copy paper (.006 or so - .15M) and bring the caps to one or two fingers tight. Make front and back the same to a feeler gauge check as a starting...
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    If the apprentice is suggesting something simple...

    If the apprentice is suggesting something simple like cutting a thread at a higher speed. I did that, I could cut threads at near half the normal or expected time...and safely.

    Young eyes and...
  19. A self-priming gear pump being set with a loop in...

    A self-priming gear pump being set with a loop in the line so as to not run dry might be the ticket
    self priming gear pump - Bing images
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    The owner and an experienced worker should...

    The owner and an experienced worker should discuss the suggestion to determine if safe for the work, machine, and people, then proceed.
    just breaking a tool bit can cause unexpected injury.
    It is...
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    For some kinds of work the ends take the most...

    For some kinds of work the ends take the most punishment. A look at the wear land with a loop might confirm this.

    With finding this is the case one might cut the number of cycles (parts cut) a...
  22. Thread: Direction

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    Direction? turn left at the light, go three miles...

    Direction? turn left at the light, go three miles that way, and stop when you see a cop to ask him where it is.

    You can't seem to follow much of the rules eh ?....about having a proper title
    ...
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    Owners? My buddy Donny broke into grinding at a...

    Owners?
    My buddy Donny broke into grinding at a substantial grinding shop that made well-known special cutting tools. The owner ran the whole shop with no coolant allowed on his grinders, mostly...
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    As small as they make cutters..3/8 and 1/4"...

    As small as they make cutters..3/8 and 1/4" common with the speeds and feeds right for the size.

    Yes, flute depth. losing flute rake angle needs to be considered.

    Having a dozen, all the same,...
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    Agree 100% with that, wheel going through a...

    Agree 100% with that, wheel going through a through hole. Perhaps a 4 jaw set on the magnet, or some kind of collet holder or a V block

    I have not used a mag chuck in this way..but my buddy Rick...
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