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    I have an 80s 5K Cark GP138MC. The independent FL...

    I have an 80s 5K Cark GP138MC. The independent FL repair guy that we call for help said "that's the forklift that bankrupted Clark" because they had so many problems. It had a hard life and was...
  2. Jefe says yes, it has a plethora.

    Jefe says yes, it has a plethora.
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    What is their stated reason for that?

    What is their stated reason for that?
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    Watch the tram car please ...

    Watch the tram car please

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI40jkDjn7w
  5. Did these both sell? I have 2 NOS Federal gages...

    Did these both sell? I have 2 NOS Federal gages that look identical except for the name, with .00002 resolution. If there's interest, I'll make a new post....
  6. Thread: UHMW Alternative

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    What material does the wheel run against? a...

    What material does the wheel run against? a rubber track, or something metal? If rubber, try aluminum and have him test it.
    Where does this run, only in snow or all season?
    UHMW is notorious for...
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    As a profit maker, yes probably useless. If they...

    As a profit maker, yes probably useless. If they go to sell the company, patents and trademarks are "intellectual property", and having some is expected, and makes the company as a whole more...
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    FWIW, after a failed attempt to file a trademark...

    FWIW, after a failed attempt to file a trademark with a local guy, I was advised by someone with experience to use an attorney from a firm near the gov't offices office in Virginia, he said that's an...
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    I've been looking at the index plates in your...

    I've been looking at the index plates in your photo since you posted this. I have several of these indexers, and yet have never seen any non standard plates, or even seen one outside of the indexer....
  10. Did I miss the sale price? Did someone else ask...

    Did I miss the sale price? Did someone else ask the price? Price is an important part of the selling proposition.
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    Will it need NASCAR approval? Sounds too cheap...

    Will it need NASCAR approval? Sounds too cheap to me.
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    That Go Power should be perfect for that.

    That Go Power should be perfect for that.
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    We use an 8" 3 jaw 90% of the time, switch to a...

    We use an 8" 3 jaw 90% of the time, switch to a 3J collet for long runs of 1" dia or less. The collet chuck is more compact for tool clearance and easier to clean, lighter to accelerate. For real...
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    A friend had a gopower dyno in the 70s. He fed...

    A friend had a gopower dyno in the 70s. He fed the pump from 2 275 gallon tanks of water with a BIG water pump. Cavitated and broke the brake twice because he didn't have a big enough pump to keep it...
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    Aha, the old "today only" trick! That markup...

    Aha, the old "today only" trick!

    That markup deal is neat, thanks.
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    1+ We don't scrap parts, but waste material and...

    1+ We don't scrap parts, but waste material and time dealing with excess bar ends, because you never know how long the last piece will be so you have to leave extra.
  17. Before I changed LWSs I resorted to Ebay for a...

    Before I changed LWSs I resorted to Ebay for a lot of items, and still do. There are a lot of good suppliers selling there.
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    The only damage I can remember to a PC has been...

    The only damage I can remember to a PC has been through the serial port. I've lost at least a dozen serial ports, and a few motherboards, and one CNC motherboard, through RS232 cable induced damage....
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    Side note: Fusion is on sale today for...

    Side note: Fusion is on sale today for $332/year. I'm impressed enough during this test with it to buy a year subscription even if only just to use with this machine. Here's a link - 33% Off Fusion...
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    33% off Fusion sale Today only

    For anyone considering Fusion, here's a link to the sale going on today only. $332 per user for one year subscription.

    33% Off Fusion 360 Subscription | Buy Fusion 360 Software | Autodesk

    I'm...
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    Right, all the features that make the dialog...

    Right, all the features that make the dialog control awesome for MDI are just about impossible to incorporate into a post. I was baffled how to get the CAM to post out subroutines for drilling and...
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    No, just lateral offset.

    No, just lateral offset.
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    My software is version 2.19, is that late enough...

    My software is version 2.19, is that late enough to not need M70?

    If you don't use M70, how do you start the contour in MDI - do you just feed to the Z level on one line then the next line is the...
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    I don't see it as either/or. I'm supplementing...

    I don't see it as either/or. I'm supplementing the abilities of the Dialog 4 with the CAM. Some of the Dialog procedures are awkward, like the book example of cutter comp on a profile includes using...
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    I doubt it. I had an old Acramatic 900 with a...

    I doubt it. I had an old Acramatic 900 with a BTR, when it was dripfeeding from the BTR, and I struck a HF AC arc on my old 2000 lb dinosaur Lincoln TIG 300/300 about 8 feet way, it would drop the...
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