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  1. My mill came with a linkage like that. It can be...

    My mill came with a linkage like that. It can be made DIY by just figuring out a key angles and distances.
    Anyway, I removed the stuff because there is no advantage to have a lever 12" lower.
  2. Thread: Bridgeport Mill

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    My opinion is that if the mill is bolted to the...

    My opinion is that if the mill is bolted to the floor then that means something. They took the trouble to do something right and it probably reflects on how
    the mill was treated. Chrome ways and all...
  3. I got some Halco Lighting Technologies two pack....

    I got some Halco Lighting Technologies two pack. One pack has two 24Watt 5500K Lumens frosted bulbs. The style is T8 with single point connection points on the ends.
    For 50,000 hours rated life. All...
  4. Alex has been broadcasting for 26 years...

    Alex has been broadcasting for 26 years teleprompter free. Insiders in the government leak information to him. They do that because of all the
    shit they witness. Some of those relationships are long...
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    I watched a documentary of airplane safety from...

    I watched a documentary of airplane safety from 1995. The number one cause of accidents was human pilot error. By accidents I mean all types, commuter, transport, etc.
    A little more than one...
  6. I had a washing machine coil go out 2 or 3 times...

    I had a washing machine coil go out 2 or 3 times over 10-15 years. I machined a coil form from plastic and mounted it on a wood shaft.
    The shaft was connected to a 1hp 3 phase motor. The motor was...
  7. OT: New style electric toothbrushes work like minature vibratory tumblers (reverse)?

    Just want to say that gum health is important more than you know, including me.

    Any opinions on those pencil style electric toothbrushes. Do they work like a vibratory tumbler in reverse. I turned...
  8. Texas is the home of Alex Jones .... He reported...

    Texas is the home of Alex Jones .... He reported the virus as coming from China's research lab in Feb last year. Weeks before all the Democrap run media
    outlets reported shit. Had experts agree that...
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    Well. make this the year the last year to live...

    Well. make this the year the last year to live like that. I'm already using vintage coils for the last 20 years. And 20 years ago my stuff was used. Well, not all of it.
    There is some good stuff...
  10. I would apply the heat but use my Kurt vise with...

    I would apply the heat but use my Kurt vise with appropriate spacers to bend the piece straight. The only thing about a fixture is that the last itty bit of
    movement is not done. But in this case...
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    You can scrape away at the trailing and leading...

    You can scrape away at the trailing and leading edges of that large plane. Make the scrape marks equivalent to 120 grit. Then you have a unique plane that can
    shave at the front and sand on the...
  12. That bent piece looks like a candidate for...

    That bent piece looks like a candidate for chipping if it is hit with a hammer.
    Maybe somebody has experience with using a torch and then bending.

    I can only say that a little heat has always...
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    I have a 10" Baldor grinder with two pathetic...

    I have a 10" Baldor grinder with two pathetic rests. Last summer I made a larger tool rest with a linear bearing underneath.
    The linear bearing is enclosed in white HDPE to keep it clean. I was...
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    It's time to clean the metal parts in the entire...

    It's time to clean the metal parts in the entire works. I've done this and went a little farther to lap the metal laminated core on a diamond plate.
    When the power is applied that thing clicks in...
  15. In the mail today the power company (PG&E) sent a...

    In the mail today the power company (PG&E) sent a letter to allow a choice of rate plans. The options:
    - Stay on current rate plan, price does not vary by hour of the day
    - Time-of-Use, peak...
  16. Most likely that his daddy taught him to squint...

    Most likely that his daddy taught him to squint with both eyes while turning and milling. Eyeballs are less of a target. The daddy must have told this guy that
    squinting is natural when you get to...
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    Yesterday I was reading... Leaving a suspected...

    Yesterday I was reading...

    Leaving a suspected dead battery on charge for 7 - 10 days may revive it.

    (yeah, not nicad. I was thinking nicad because the ChiComm battery is at the Nicad charge...
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    The battery was new but just not used for some...

    The battery was new but just not used for some years. Probably 10 - 15. It's ChiComm naturally and not expected to last long.
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    OT: Gurus on NiCad battery reconditioning ?

    This article looks like a circuit to charge a bank of capacitors to line voltage (DC).
    The the text says to unplug the circuit from the AC and connect the battery to the leads and press the button....
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    Better that you be a Smart Ass Guru than just a...

    Better that you be a Smart Ass Guru than just a plain Smart Ass.
    If I owned a Graziano I wouldn't mind the title of SAG 12 or SAG 15 ...
  21. A little fact about the Wright Brothers. The...

    A little fact about the Wright Brothers. The wooden propeller that they designed was measured to be 81% efficient.
    Modern day propellers are 84% Amazing that they got so close.
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    With all the fancy expensive microscopes being...

    With all the fancy expensive microscopes being discussed (including mine) I use a focus eye piece from a microscope. I turned a delrin cylinder which holds the
    eyepiece and if dropped the eye piece...
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    I bought this thing and would buy it again. ...

    I bought this thing and would buy it again.
    ...
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    I got my ChiComm 8' tubes at Home Cheapo. They...

    I got my ChiComm 8' tubes at Home Cheapo. They didn't come with those center supports and I thought I might need them eventually or the tubes would sag.
    It's been about a year and no need to get...
  25. I own the metric conversion kit. There is a...

    I own the metric conversion kit. There is a housing and a door. So it opens and closes like a cigar box. The flat end is bolted into the position where the smaller door was positioned.
    The original...
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