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  1. ..from the guy's negative feedback.. Started...

    ..from the guy's negative feedback..


    Started receiving naked pictures in ads and email from sellers listings
    Buyer: k***e ( 119)
    During past year

    Mike
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    I walked by the room where the apprentices were...

    I walked by the room where the apprentices were training.
    One on a lathe making a long continuous chip, and two others walking it down the aisle to see how far they could go.

    I asked, "what...
  3. Cincinnati ML and MI mill and Dayton Bandsaw manuals

    Any interest in these?
    I'm cleaning up a bit and some stuff is going on e bay and then to the trash.
    Bunch of books heading to Goodwill soon.

    I'll list some machines here soon before e bay.

    ...
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    Joe, In fear of taking this thread too far off...

    Joe,
    In fear of taking this thread too far off topic, I tried to send you a PM and your inbox is full.

    Three of us rode our Chieves to the Springfield Come Home Rally in '81 and somewhere around...
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    "Harley had a manual spark advance on one...

    "Harley had a manual spark advance on one handlebar, while Indian had it on the opposite side. The Indian rider would get on Earl's Harley and think they were retarding the spark when, in actuality,...
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    I haven't been to any rallies in years, so, don't...

    I haven't been to any rallies in years, so, don't know current pricing, but, I have all 97 of my Antique Motorcycle Club Journals on e bay right now, dating back to 1980, with very few people even...
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    Being an Indian rider, I would often rile up the...

    Being an Indian rider, I would often rile up the Hardly guys by saying Harley stopped making motorcycles in 1929, when they stopped making the "F" head JD.
    I like to laugh, but, the Harley guys get...
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    Try showing pictures of the split casings. Those...

    Try showing pictures of the split casings.
    Those might be more identifiable, as more people will have seen an outer reference than would have seen the innards.....

    Mike
  9. Hard to tell just how big it is, with nothing to...

    Hard to tell just how big it is, with nothing to scale near it, but, I would say, being a chainfall, it is heavier than it looks!

    Don't forget you are lifting the weight of the chain, as well.
    ...
  10. If you are going to spend time in traffic in...

    If you are going to spend time in traffic in Chicago any way, why not Sarnia to Port Huron to Ludington Michigan and cross into Wisconsin on the Badger steam ferry. Saves two hours drive time...
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    ..written more for the "scotch-Yoke" system than...

    ..written more for the "scotch-Yoke" system than the sleeve-valve, it does not describe where the sleeves were split.

    …"The Knight split sleeve-valve engine designed for the K-D car...
  12. I worked repair in a large stamping plant and we...

    I worked repair in a large stamping plant and we would replace the brass ram gib liners with Micarta.


    Cheaper than brass and seemed to outlive it, too, when kept oiled.


    Mike
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    you'd think that with all these different styles...

    you'd think that with all these different styles of cranes, more would have survived, but they don't seem very common.

    Here is from a 1931 McMaster-Carr catalog.
    I wonder how fast their shipping...
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    The Franklin that I have has the same wheels as...

    The Franklin that I have has the same wheels as Bill's, but this Franklin ad shows the bigger front wheels.

    Interesting.

    Mike
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  15. My thought on the S bend wrenches is a matter of...

    My thought on the S bend wrenches is a matter of position and leverage.
    Imagine reaching arm's length to a nut and getting far around the nut to get the maximum rotation as you pull.


    A straight...
  16. Sounds like you are trying to compensate the...

    Sounds like you are trying to compensate the rubber closing up the hole by making a bigger hole for clearance.

    Might it be better to have to push the bolt through with some effort so as to not...
  17. another option is a carbide burr scroll down...

    another option is a carbide burr

    scroll down to bottom of page for burrs for wood and rubber

    McMaster-Carr


    I use a rubberized deburr wheel, made for deburring metal, to shape and remove...
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    I finally bought a tilt trailer a few years ago....

    I finally bought a tilt trailer a few years ago.

    Very happily load machines, trucks, tractors, cars, etc.

    I like the 4 foot front stationary deck, with 16 ft actually tilting.

    A manual...
  19. Rivett, We all have that time card, but,...

    Rivett,
    We all have that time card, but, nobody knows when its time to punch out.


    At 60, with some health issues, but, not ready to part with my treasures.

    Most is only treasure to me.
    ...
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    piqued my own interest and uncovered the gearbox....

    piqued my own interest and uncovered the gearbox.

    Here is the Patent, thanks to vintagemachinery.org

    US Patent: 913,417 - Gearing

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    248913248914248915 mystery pin 248916 ...

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    mystery pin
    248916

    skewed handle
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    Rockford 20" drill press mysteries

    The Rockford Drilling Machine Co.

    Rockford Drilling Machine Co. - History | VintageMachinery.org

    Drilling away on the Rockford the other day, short production run, holes a few inches deep and...
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    In the link posted by morsetaper2, Post # 17 in...

    In the link posted by morsetaper2, Post # 17 in this thread, of Cory's #9,
    Cory posted some catalog pictures in Post #30.


    The third picture shows the Auxilliary Plate.


    Not quite detailed...
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    John, Thanks for the stories! The corn...

    John,

    Thanks for the stories!
    The corn (sorghum) broom has a fascinating history here, from Africa, to Ben Franklin starting the Corn Broom industry, selling world wide, to mid-America, where...
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    Porter-Cable radial arm saw Lipe-Walrath broom...

    Porter-Cable radial arm saw

    Lipe-Walrath broom sewing machine

    Mike

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