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    Good god, Just get it laser cut. If you have...

    Good god, Just get it laser cut.

    If you have to do it on the mill, put a 10 or 12” rotary table with the 4 jaw independent chuck on it and after centering the table, ( for .008, a Jacobs chuck...
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    No, sorry. The HEAVIEST schedule is commonly...

    No, sorry. The HEAVIEST schedule is commonly going to be 160, or XXS, and that formula isn’t even close to correct for those. Look ‘em up.

    What is so hard about looking up a schedule dimension...
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    “Muriatic” is bull, and should be tossed out with...

    “Muriatic” is bull, and should be tossed out with the lead paint and the uranium glazes and the X-ray foot measuring rigs, yes, it is hydrochloric acid, and that and the wolmanized lumber and the...
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    Oh shit, naturally, it’s lumiweld from...

    Oh shit, naturally, it’s lumiweld from alumismiths, of corse!! ( just kidding, but not a lotta help there..!! Haha!) thanks..
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    Hey mud, I’m game to stock some of those “magic”...

    Hey mud, I’m game to stock some of those “magic” aluminum repair rods, what brands/ sources can you recommend?
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    Something to consider is after brazing, (unlike...

    Something to consider is after brazing, (unlike after welding), you are dissolving flux as a big part of the clean up, so the proprietary “weld cleaners”, the passivating solutions, and other...
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    I would NOT, repeat, NOT even try a lead solder...

    I would NOT, repeat, NOT even try a lead solder on that, bad idea. with a brittle granular fracture its unlikely to be a lead or lead tin alloy, and it would be heavy if it were. lead will not work...
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    If you are doing it correctly, with a sharp file,...

    If you are doing it correctly, with a sharp file, you will see little “curlycue” chips form, and it will seem almost like magic, how can that much work be done with such little force?

    Yes, single...
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    Perhaps you could find a used Dumore (most common...

    Perhaps you could find a used Dumore (most common brand of TP grinder here) spindle only ( minus motor, but with the sheaves and other bits) in the USA market. Shipping would be reasonable, and you...
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    oh, and you have confirmed that the unloader is...

    oh, and you have confirmed that the unloader is functioning properly, so it isn't trying to start against tank pressure?
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    Of corse “!warning!” Disconnect power using...

    Of corse “!warning!” Disconnect power using proper lock out tag out procedure and short out capacitor(s) before any test!!!
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    if the centrifugal switch was "replaced about 4...

    if the centrifugal switch was "replaced about 4 years ago" , why then would you "suspect it is OK"? sounds to me, that makes it highly suspect.

    if you do not have a cap test function on your...
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    Another possibility is a centrifugal switch...

    Another possibility is a centrifugal switch failure, if if has one for the starting circuit?
  14. Yup, yup, I know better than no job attall, and...

    Yup, yup, I know better than no job attall, and overtime, but that place was poisoning the whole area, and it’s workers no doubt about it.
    Having said that, I would LOVE to have a wander about! Try...
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    Hey rp was seconding your comments there! mostly...

    Hey rp was seconding your comments there! mostly responding to Nmbmxer but yes, good luck!

    hey, wasn’t there a post about “ croudshareing” test gear like spindle taper test bars? Seem to recall...
  16. Not a whole lot TO re- purpose, how many tons of...

    Not a whole lot TO re- purpose, how many tons of that junk could be brought back to life? A few lathes and mills, IF not clapped out, some of the steam plant? But where would that go? A locomotive or...
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    There are dozens of threads on this site about...

    There are dozens of threads on this site about lathe leveling/setup.
    Start with s realistic tolerance based on your actual need, NOT zero.
    Learn what the proper sequence of actions are, including...
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    I like the “dry ice” maker on the chair! Cool...

    I like the “dry ice” maker on the chair! Cool...
  19. I was helping move an old refrigerator out of the...

    I was helping move an old refrigerator out of the 6th floor of a walk up on 5th street on the lower east side of manhattan, (down the street from the clubhouse) in the 1970s.

    It was still working,...
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    nice one Bill,good tip! (for a 10EE).. but hey...

    nice one Bill,good tip! (for a 10EE).. but hey guys, the sight glass query is 4 years old...
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    I think it's equipped with the fluid tracer, just...

    I think it's equipped with the fluid tracer, just from looking at the brochure link. it's the thing that looks like a follow rest, right in the middle there (thats part of it). the fluid tracer...
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    just not in the same universe, a well made pair...

    just not in the same universe, a well made pair of gears made here by a member, vs some yes, marginally useful anodized crap, please don't compare!
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    can't imagine how one would possibly need or even...

    can't imagine how one would possibly need or even think of using the safety wire twizzler for this, three turns with a decent plier and yer done!!:nutter: if you can't make that work with a regular...
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    thats hilarious they sell those! I just use...

    thats hilarious they sell those! I just use aircraft safety wire, annealed stainless intended for twisting around and through fasteners. do the same one wrap around, and twist. works fine with one...
  25. that is NOT a "slugger". that is a carbide...

    that is NOT a "slugger".

    that is a carbide tooth piloted hole saw, similar to the product by the Relton corp of Arcadia CA. and, yes they most definitely are totally usable in a hand held drill,...
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