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    Off topic: Grant's (metalmagpie) Uni-Grinder...

    Off topic: Grant's (metalmagpie) Uni-Grinder builds are fantastic, they put to shame all the 2" x 72" grinders the knifemakers are so fond of as well as the various offerings from Bader and so forth!
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    The ubiquitious "camel-back" upright drill, made...

    The ubiquitious "camel-back" upright drill, made by many. Semi collectable in some circles.
  3. Thank you Ben. When I sort out what it went too,...

    Thank you Ben. When I sort out what it went too, I'll post photos in the market place. Much apprecaated!

    Cheers
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    Don't limit yourself to 1ph 120. A cheap VFD fed...

    Don't limit yourself to 1ph 120.
    A cheap VFD fed 120 VAC, 1ph will run a 2-3hp 220 / 240 3ph system rather nicely!
  5. Holdridge raidi tool and lathe specific mount... maybe Southbend

    I seem to be suffering from an age related memory dump. I've had a Holdrige tool for way too long and I cannot recall if it was set up for a Southbend or a Logan 2500. It would be nice to find it a...
  6. Holdridge raidi tool and lathe specific mount... maybe Southbend

    I seem to be suffering from an age related memory dump. I've had a Holdrige tool for way too long and I cannot recall if it was set up for a Southbend or a Logan 2500. It would be nice to find it a...
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    Myself as well. The parts I have purchesed have...

    Myself as well. The parts I have purchesed have all been OEM quality. Price and availability has always been good. Shipping quick and efficient.
  8. Thread: Mo Max...

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    Calvin I'm the same way with 3" and larger ...

    Calvin

    I'm the same way with 3" and larger NOS HSS Shell and snd slab mills. I'll buy if I can fang a dozen or so of a specific size in good shape
  9. Thread: Mo Max...

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    Can't speak for "others" but cleaning up "crappy...

    Can't speak for "others" but cleaning up "crappy geometry" on surplus REX, MoMax, Vascojet and so foth before you can put them to work is more trouble than it's worth, even on rare occassion!
    ...
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    That is very cool. I very caually collect...

    That is very cool. I very caually collect oddball mic, none especailly old and it all started with a Shardlow "anglo-metric", next was a NIB Slocumb digital. They make great desk-top distractions!
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    One of the shops I worked in had a cyl square...

    One of the shops I worked in had a cyl square where one face was perpendicular and the off side was not. (about 3" dia and 10" tall) The idea was you could put the cyl down on the non perpendicular...
  12. Large fussy sheet metal lay outs

    Large fussy sheet metal lay outs
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    Growing up in the early 60's my uncle owned a...

    Growing up in the early 60's my uncle owned a chunk of land along side the Suisun Bay mothball fleet and was on a first name basis with the site managers. Up close and personal was difficult but not...
  14. Mr Oder That would be correct, the Starrett...

    Mr Oder

    That would be correct, the Starrett 8H head is close to 9" high. Blade is 24" x 1.5" x 0.10"
  15. The Starrett 8HC is your conventional combiation...

    The Starrett 8HC is your conventional combiation square rendered "writ large" not simply a standard set with a 24" blade
  16. LARGE 24" Combination Square (other than Starrett)

    Does anyone but Starrett offer up a large combinaiton square with centering head and protractor. (Starrett 8HC)
    The Starrett is readily availabe but $700 is far to spendy for a tool that won't see...
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    Leblond at one point has a manual shift kit...

    Leblond at one point has a manual shift kit conversion or the servo. I've not seen other than referece to it's existance in older RK leblond literature. Personally I'd try to go back to the servo...
  18. On the 24" diacro I'm not absolutely conviced...

    On the 24" diacro I'm not absolutely conviced that the hold down is an enhansement when shearing material that is appropriate to the tool.
    If you are working close to max capacity the hold down...
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    The last batch of seam out tubing I bought had a...

    The last batch of seam out tubing I bought had a waxy corrosion preventaive / drawing lube on it. Clearly the application process was a full dip as it was extra heavy on the inside. Weld prep...
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    I've had that issue 2X First time was in a...

    I've had that issue 2X

    First time was in a field station, in winter one of the crew brought in one of those keroscene space heaters. Combusiton = C0 + C02 + H20 & instant rust.

    Second time...
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    Where in NV?

    Where in NV?
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    Spinning there be more to that than meets the...

    Spinning there be more to that than meets the eye. I am by no means an expert, I've toyed with it just enough to know that I don't know what I don't know. And what I know is just enought to limp...
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    Yes, the grinder proper and the cast base were...

    Yes, the grinder proper and the cast base were seperate castings. The grinder itself was picked up with a nylon sling around the spindle housing. Take the water pot off first, it simply lifts...
  24. Thread: Big Vise

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    Hop on over to "Garage Journal" and look up...

    Hop on over to "Garage Journal" and look up "Royce". He's been known to fab up chipping / railroad vises and associated. Be it known however "Royce" is tough on his apprentices.
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    That would be a damn fascinating read!

    That would be a damn fascinating read!
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