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    The one you are most proficient on..... I have...

    The one you are most proficient on.....

    I have had to switch to several CAD systems over the years, I can't go back.

    Like learning German, then French, then Chinese.....ugh.
  2. Yup, the modern physiologist that testifies to...

    Yup, the modern physiologist that testifies to "let them off" have no repercussions to their decisions.

    I think if a Phsyc testifies that "they won't harm anyone again", the judge should make them...
  3. What is the OP's budget ? And how much floor...

    What is the OP's budget ?

    And how much floor space is avail ?
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    I used to run a large cincinati vertical mill (50...

    I used to run a large cincinati vertical mill (50 taper) with a 6" face mill
    on most of the time.

    It was on the second floor, but all concrete and steel construction.

    As the forklift wizzed...
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    I thought I was the only one....Good to hear from...

    I thought I was the only one....Good to hear from others.
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    Well Looky Here ! Look what came out of the...

    Well Looky Here !

    Look what came out of the wood work....The peanut Gallery.

    I asked the OP a simple question, yes or no.

    He/she can choose to not answer it, ignore me, or what ever.

    I...
  7. How about an oil-to-oil intensifier ?

    How about an oil-to-oil intensifier ?
  8. Put a pin in the floor centered under the saw,...

    Put a pin in the floor centered under the saw, and a caster under each corner
    to swing the saw.
  9. You can butcher a hog on it with a chainsaw in...

    You can butcher a hog on it with a chainsaw in under a minute.....:D

    Seriously, I thought it would hold the lathe nicely.
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    "Clipper" has something similar

    "Clipper" has something similar
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    You tag teeming ? can't understand a concept...

    You tag teeming ?

    can't understand a concept of "working under contract" ?
  12. I am fully aware of the design you posted, and...

    I am fully aware of the design you posted, and the "issues".

    18 ga in a chicom 24" brake ain't gonna be fun, nor precise.
  13. How did I doo (with adding in your edited stuff ?)

    How did I doo (with adding in your edited stuff ?)
  14. OP has proven in the past to be very...

    OP has proven in the past to be very uhm..."Frugal"

    Also a Marvel 8 won't tilt over that far.

    I know, I built a fixture for a job that used a Marvel 8, set-up is to tilt saw to "xx" degrees,...
  15. Quick layout shows you'll need a saw with at...

    Quick layout shows you'll need a saw with at least 14" between the guides.

    If your saw can go that wide, just make up some angle blocks for the vice.
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    Oh come on now ! Things were getting a wee bit...

    Oh come on now !

    Things were getting a wee bit overheated.

    Need to inject some hÜmor now and then.
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    Recent pix of Mr. Gustafson out fishing....:

    Recent pix of Mr. Gustafson out fishing....:
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    Cut down the tool holders to put (2) in there...

    Cut down the tool holders to put (2) in there opposite each other.

    Even if you want to take a single point finish cut (for no retrace lines)

    get a second tool in there opposite the first to...
  19. Stainless Steel Workbench with Drawer - antiques...

    Stainless Steel Workbench with Drawer - antiques - by owner - collectibles sale

    Dis' work ?
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    It's very relevant, and you should be above board...

    It's very relevant, and you should be above board and post the answer here directly
    if you want to get any more (new) customers.
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    Please read and digest the castile doctrine for...

    Please read and digest the castile doctrine for Pennsylvania sir.
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    True, but you don't see at river Rouge do you ? ...

    True, but you don't see at river Rouge do you ?

    Hence my comment when asking why not rigger ?

    It's a small shop.
  23. Yup, was in an older industrial multi story...

    Yup, was in an older industrial multi story building.

    The one elevator was a repurposed freight elevator, they had gotten rid of the "open car,
    pull the door closed with a hook" set up, and it...
  24. What thickness ? And just mild steel ?

    What thickness ?

    And just mild steel ?
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    Failure of the apprentice's knowledge falls...

    Failure of the apprentice's knowledge falls directly upon you.
    If you don't teach them, how do you expect them to learn ?

    And what's with the tricks and pranks ?

    Do you want your apprentice...
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