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    That is so cool, having your grandson work with...

    That is so cool, having your grandson work with you, how fun.
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    They do run forever, but OH MY GOD the noise, at...

    They do run forever, but OH MY GOD the noise, at 1800 RPM the 2 stroke is firing twice as fast as a 4 stroke at the same RPM.
    We had a stationary unit years ago that ran at 2100 RPM, at night when...
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    A few years back I had the opportunity to go...

    A few years back I had the opportunity to go though a very interesting semi portable machine shop.
    3- 45 foot land/sea type containers slid side by side with sliding doors in about the center that...
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    Not sure what power source your using, but here...

    Not sure what power source your using, but here we run all Hypertherm plasma generators, both air and high definition.
    That said a 65 amp machine will pull around 7 [email protected] 85 PSI, not sure of the...
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    It's an odd one for sure. But it shares a lot of...

    It's an odd one for sure. But it shares a lot of similarities with our Kearney Trecker 205 C-12 universal and the S205 uses a dove tail.
    That's the only reason I said to check out K&T
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    Kearney Trecker, go over to the Vintage Machinery...

    Kearney Trecker, go over to the Vintage Machinery web sites Kearney Trecker reprints section.
  7. The word kill spray painted on the poster on the...

    The word kill spray painted on the poster on the wall leads me to think this lathe must be located in CHOP
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    Just for Giggles, call some of the real old...

    Just for Giggles, call some of the real old automotive machine shops and ask, worst case scenario is they hang up.
    You would be amazed at what gets stacked in the back storage barn some times, more...
  9. And what a project it would be. The head, tool...

    And what a project it would be. The head, tool post and tail stock all jacked up on blocks.
    Call this one the run out express, My Cal-OSHA inspector would have a major stroke over the drive end of...
  10. Doesn't just boggle the imagination to see the...

    Doesn't just boggle the imagination to see the large scale precession machine work that was preformed long before CNC came into the picture.
    Repeatable parts turned all day long. Simply amazing.
  11. Try this, Officina Meccanica Mariani Davide....

    Try this, Officina Meccanica Mariani Davide. Monza, Italy Via Stelvio, 12/13, 20021 Ospiate di Bollate (mi) Italy.
    Phone, +39 02 3504385 e-mail,[email protected]
  12. Count your blessings on the rental unit, Here in...

    Count your blessings on the rental unit, Here in the United states all the large welding rental sources generally have a life cycle for inverter based power sources, most of the time it's the period...
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    Does your machine have a automated control system...

    Does your machine have a automated control system on it? It can play tricks some time. Pretty simple hydraulic system.
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    I can only assume your joking????????????

    I can only assume your joking????????????
  15. Have you priced a new ASME tank of that size,...

    Have you priced a new ASME tank of that size, hope your sitting down. Even if you purchase a new I/R replacement tank.
    I guarantee the motor will not bolt on without work on the mounting base The...
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    Most of American bearing manufacturers have...

    Most of American bearing manufacturers have shifted there manufacturing off shore, generally China, Have you seen a new Timkin?
    Made in China, Timkin claims manufacturing standards and materials...
  17. It's going to be a little work but I would pull...

    It's going to be a little work but I would pull the large bung plugs out, and hot pressure wash the inside.
    It's going to take a commercial pressure washer not the quarter car wash type.
    You will...
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    Power fist is one of those bearings(in the very...

    Power fist is one of those bearings(in the very loose sense of the word) that will fail somewhere in resume speed Iowa.
    But not before spinning on the spindle and taking it out as well and that's...
  19. You must live out in the country, I can't imagine...

    You must live out in the country, I can't imagine trying to operate even a very small Laser in a 1500 sq foot home shop in a residential area. You may be able depending on your location in the world...
  20. We use both Miller and Lincoln, constant voltage...

    We use both Miller and Lincoln, constant voltage as well as constant current transformer based power sources, great machines that will go the distance, basically run forever. That said we also have...
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    Process of elimination is always the best way to...

    Process of elimination is always the best way to diagnose machine problems.
    Yes I suggested basic testing of the phase converter output voltage under load power, it should take all of 10 minutes if...
  22. Miller inverter power sources for example the XMT...

    Miller inverter power sources for example the XMT series will operate on both single and three phase.
    The XMT series will provide 350 amps with a single phase input. not until the XMT 450do you...
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    What you describe is not at all like cold...

    What you describe is not at all like cold welding, Explosive force is not used.
  24. How can you not love an old machine shop, flat...

    How can you not love an old machine shop, flat belts and all. Probably all kinds of treasures there for the people that know what there looking for. Every year more of these fall off the block to be...
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    We have ended up with a bunch of C932 out of the...

    We have ended up with a bunch of C932 out of the Hunters point navel ship yard in the S.F. bay.
    Some was pretty large diameter. all of it was cored.
    We used it on a repair of a older mechanical...
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