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    There's three thrust bearings on each in my '42...

    There's three thrust bearings on each in my '42 round dial. Do we know what year the OP's is? The small one was available from INA, the larger ones were not. I did the same, adapted it. I've had...
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    that is a nice looking lathe....any idea what...

    that is a nice looking lathe....any idea what they sell for?
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    what kind of shaft? crankshaft? 4140 heat...

    what kind of shaft? crankshaft? 4140 heat treated is an appropriate material for that. I've done lots heat treating at home for cutting tools over the years, but for a chrome moly part I don't...
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    yeah, I do find it exceptional that people...

    yeah, I do find it exceptional that people believe this. From someone outside the US, what is astounding and there is no contention about it in the rest of English speaking world as far as I can...
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    I call BS. Its a poor show for someone to take...

    I call BS. Its a poor show for someone to take any negative comment about the country they live in personally, as if its all a reflection of them. As if you're never suppose to say anything because...
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    good point

    good point
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    fascinating...thanks. very cool, listening to...

    fascinating...thanks. very cool, listening to some Ethiopian music at the moment
  8. ok, but that doesn't help much - whats the issue...

    ok, but that doesn't help much - whats the issue with it?
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    How did you get that from what he said? What...

    How did you get that from what he said?

    What BS exactly? They got caught in what seems like a really risky and rather stupid trade position. And got their noses bloodied as a result. Being...
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    There are different ways to view gold, but its...

    There are different ways to view gold, but its value is underpinned by intrinsic value. If it weren't for that intrinsic value, it would be no safer or worthy an investment than tulip bulbs or...
  11. for a second there I thought you were going to...

    for a second there I thought you were going to tie it into detecting if colours run in the wash :eek:
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    I'm flattered you'd ask. Its so complex and so...

    I'm flattered you'd ask. Its so complex and so unprecedented I'd be lying if I said I had any clarity. In general sense, I don't think anybody takes a Keynesian view seriously as an good way to...
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    for slotted machine fasteners, really anything...

    for slotted machine fasteners, really anything but the crappy slotted wood screws (garbage compared to Robertson), you'd do well to get one of the large gunsmiths sets. They have straight sided bits...
  14. I was being sarcastic :) I don't think it...

    I was being sarcastic :)

    I don't think it would work at your recommended feeds (in the context of a manual mill and typical arbor). I don't know everything and maybe you do it everyday, but...
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    sounds like bad management. That much inventory...

    sounds like bad management. That much inventory and 3 production workers? No wonder the ROI did not justify keeping it open
  16. which tooth count do you use. the 3 its going to...

    which tooth count do you use. the 3 its going to cut on or the 150 on the cutter?

    ok, I see you said make sure it runs dead true, but how is that done? .0002 @ 150 teeth @ 120fpm would be about...
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    agreed, introducing lubricant was a mistake. ...

    agreed, introducing lubricant was a mistake. I've fixed a fair number of these, at least for the ones I've seen, the problems are 2% a drop has buggered up the teeth on the rack, 3% a cracked jewel...
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    and down. Tesla's at about where it entered the...

    and down. Tesla's at about where it entered the S&P
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    Don't entirely flush factoring, lots of cases its...

    Don't entirely flush factoring, lots of cases its good financing that can make you money. I've brokered factoring deals for others and looked into for our business but didn't pulling the trigger, so...
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    Maple, not sure what flavour

    Maple, not sure what flavour
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    If you're a professional woodworker you're going...

    If you're a professional woodworker you're going to know a lot more about this than I. However, I can square and dimension a piece of would by hand and when doing so, the flatness of the plane is...
  22. Gawd, I hope this isn't for one of those horrible...

    Gawd, I hope this isn't for one of those horrible little 7x12 lathes
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    repainted used machines is a turn off, unless...

    repainted used machines is a turn off, unless meticulously done by someone who has just recondition it and knew what they were doing, its most probably done to destroy crime scene evidence. The...
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    I would depend on the RT and squareness required...

    I would depend on the RT and squareness required of course. With one of the really fancy RT's with the discrete steeps (Moore?), you could probably get a really really high level of accuracy. I...
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    So how do you manage it? For us, one side of...

    So how do you manage it? For us, one side of the business is project management style production - big one of projects that can go for weeks or months. Inventory here is brought in as needed and...
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