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  1. I would encourage you to rethink that idea. ...

    I would encourage you to rethink that idea. Lathe headstocks and storing stuff are not really good combinations. A tray off the tail stock end of the machine or a small cabinet/table is far...
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    To add further to the "history" the inch/metric...

    To add further to the "history" the inch/metric box may have been shown at IMTS earlier, AFAIK 1976 was the first year I/M 10EE's were shipped.

    Steve
  3. Zooming out of that location, you are on the edge...

    Zooming out of that location, you are on the edge of train city. From the looks of that track it supplies the tank/refinery facilities down track. The trains may not be an issue with work...
  4. My shop has manual and CNC machines, that view is...

    My shop has manual and CNC machines, that view is the north side of my shop. My machines are south of the brick building perhaps 200 feet from the main line. That IS the Union Pacific main line...
  5. Like this close?

    Like this close?
  6. Spring suspension is most effective when it is...

    Spring suspension is most effective when it is loaded at 70+ percent of capacity. An air ride semi trailer with a light load would not ride "better" than a spring ride 14K trailer loaded at 10K. ...
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    I know a guy that is a retired Texas DOT cop, his...

    I know a guy that is a retired Texas DOT cop, his greatest joy in life was busting "RV" race haulers etc.

    I have a DOT number AND a RV semi truck. There are a lot of things I could do with...
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    I seem to recall the trucks that were test models...

    I seem to recall the trucks that were test models using gas used LNG not CNG? These were Peterbilt day cabs with 14 liter engines.

    My sister was thinking of getting a Honda CNG Accord, they...
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    Rob, You might check the FACTS about a few of...

    Rob,

    You might check the FACTS about a few of those places and organizations. Not their propaganda.

    Steve
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    All this silliness regarding Manny, I don't...

    All this silliness regarding Manny,

    I don't think his dog is named Paco, it is more likely Mao.

    This tune may be more in tune with the dialogue.
    YouTube

    Steve
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    The people driving the Skyraiders would have to...

    The people driving the Skyraiders would have to know how to fly. I'm not sure the folks that fly any military fighter/attack airplanes today even use rudder pedals, do tail dragger transition...
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    The perpetrators whom ever they were seem to have...

    The perpetrators whom ever they were seem to have shown the world that there are ways to exploit the defenses of the great US military industrial complex. The sad fact is a cobbled together cheap...
  13. AFAIK the motor has to be running to change...

    AFAIK the motor has to be running to change speeds, use the shift selector. The no lead screw sound like a feed lever issue. I had a similar issue with my series 62 dropping out of gear, the...
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    I am good with a G hit me on my email Steve

    I am good with a G hit me on my email

    Steve
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    How about a friendly wager on this? An EASY...

    How about a friendly wager on this? An EASY over/under in 30 days. I take the under for 100.00

    Steve
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    Well Monarch started to sell the inch/metric EE's...

    Well Monarch started to sell the inch/metric EE's in 76.

    Steve
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    My 1976 10EE is serial number 51832, as mentioned...

    My 1976 10EE is serial number 51832, as mentioned that is an older machine rebuilt in 76'

    The interesting thing about that machine is it has a gov contract number, first "newer" metric only lathe...
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    I am bringing this back up, reedeprintice mail...

    I am bringing this back up, reedeprintice mail box is full. Anyone know an email or shop name for him?

    Thanks,

    Steve
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    Riggers near Chico Ca.

    I am doing some preliminary research, there are some CNC routers at auction in Chico and getting them ready to ship and loaded is an unknown? There are two types of routers there, gantry style...
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    There are a lot of IF's in this plan. A few...

    There are a lot of IF's in this plan. A few at a time maybe, the cost of doing business is low IMHO. Auction sites and marketing venues take a bigger bite than expected along with shipping...
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    As one who lived through the Brownback era in...

    As one who lived through the Brownback era in Kansas, the merit or lack thereof Arthur Laffer and his "economic theories are vividly recalled. The whole "Great experiment" was an utter and total...
  22. I understand the drill, That U-14 looks like a...

    I understand the drill,
    That U-14 looks like a much better option, a bit short for a car. The larger U19 is only 400 pound heavier, it IS quite a bit longer. If you even think you may want to...
  23. What about a small deck level ramp at your home...

    What about a small deck level ramp at your home instead of a ground loading trailer? My building had a steel ramp from a door that was about a foot higher than the floor to load stuff onto low...
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    Well they do have that 12-20 million? BBl of...

    Well they do have that 12-20 million? BBl of Iranian oil in bond, rumor has it they bought it or the options on it really cheap
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    Things are about to get much more interesting,...

    Things are about to get much more interesting, China just devalued their currency. The trade war IS ON

    China also just killed ANY ag purchases Trump beg them to buy at the G20.

    Steve
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