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    Why would anyone collect Detroits? Of all the...

    Why would anyone collect Detroits?

    Of all the things.

    I could see maybe supercharged 743's or an engine that went to the north pole and back, but just Detroit diesels in general?

    I've met...
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    What's the market for this older stuff? Tried...

    What's the market for this older stuff?

    Tried to sell one of these machines lately?

    Not many are relying on these old things to make a living anymore so spending much money can't be justified....
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    That AC drive is bigger than what would be on...

    That AC drive is bigger than what would be on your mill.

    My two 6M machines have -H007 and -H008 drives

    I have several spare H007 drives and a matching spindle motor, but they are missing lots...
  4. What kind of camera are you using? The pictures...

    What kind of camera are you using? The pictures look like a cell phone camera or point and shoot type. Low end camera pics always seem to bring everything into focus, makes it look fake, not better....
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    I have nearly a dozen Simplex and duff 15 ton...

    I have nearly a dozen Simplex and duff 15 ton aluminum ratcheting toe jacks. I have used all of them at the same time. Used them for straightening steel trusses, busting tracks off dozers, raising...
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    Modular home? Like manufactured home- Steel frame...

    Modular home? Like manufactured home- Steel frame rails, tow it to the place where it will fall apart while you live in it?

    IMO, no matter how much they say they build a great house they are...
  7. You will need some kind of misalignment coupling....

    You will need some kind of misalignment coupling. Splines, fiber disc, etc.
  8. In pretty plain english he stated he's not using...

    In pretty plain english he stated he's not using a pulley, he wants to drive a shaft.
  9. Roller feed and the broken guide are big marks...

    Roller feed and the broken guide are big marks against it.

    I would pass at any price, but somebody out there might see it different and buy it for a grand.

    Seems there's a fair number of...
  10. I have probably made a dozen similar parts. ...

    I have probably made a dozen similar parts.

    Have a decent machinist make it for you.
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    CNC Machine/ Drill Press - tools - by owner -...

    CNC Machine/ Drill Press - tools - by owner - sale
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    Call up AllTrans, err, Transtar. They are the...

    Call up AllTrans, err, Transtar. They are the largest distributor of transmission hard parts. Ever notice the "AT" stamped into almost all aftermarket hard parts?

    For an investment around $30k you...
  13. WTB: Operator manual for Mori-Seiki MV-65B W/10M

    I have a 1990 Mori MV65B- Last of the green ones. I have 10M manuals, ladder and parameters, but I do not have the operators manual that would explain all the nuances of the machine- Like what some...
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    I had a tarp for 40' of shop wall for 2 years....

    I had a tarp for 40' of shop wall for 2 years. Have not locked my house or taken the keys out of my truck in 4 years now (since moving to current home). I don't know if I have keys to my front door....
  15. I think most people figure out it's a hell of a...

    I think most people figure out it's a hell of a lot smarter to invest in the infrastructure to support real machines instead of screwing around with garbage.

    You're committing a ton of time and...
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    My 4th axis didn't come with a faceplate when I...

    My 4th axis didn't come with a faceplate when I bought it so I either use the chuck fit to it, or I use a draw bolt through the spindle. I've had this idea in my head to use a pullstud and turn a 50...
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    Navy FFG had 4 1MW continuous/1.5MW battle DD 149...

    Navy FFG had 4 1MW continuous/1.5MW battle DD 149 gensets and two LM2500 GE turbines. I was a GSM (Gas turbine Systems Mechanical), but turbines never broke and only maintenance was oil changes and...
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    You guys beating the Fadal drum have got to...

    You guys beating the Fadal drum have got to realize at some point that the better shit just doesn't break like you claim it does.

    I have owned and currently do own some rode hard and put away wet...
  19. If a rigger can't figure out how to do it he...

    If a rigger can't figure out how to do it he needs a different rigger.

    The super easy way is to use a bigger forklift with 12' fork extensions. pick it from the end from underneath or above with...
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    That's exactly what I used to work on....

    That's exactly what I used to work on. 16V149TI's. They were 100% electro-mechanical perfection. If a load started dropping from, say, someone turning the wrong fuel valve, another one would be at...
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    BobW, I enjoy your Fadal posts and I totally...

    BobW, I enjoy your Fadal posts and I totally respect your perspective.

    Honestly, my only real gripe with Fadals is how inflated the prices are for them. IMO, no Fadal should be more than $5k. I...
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    The machine this thread is about appears to be...

    The machine this thread is about appears to be built much, much better than a US Fadal.

    I think Fadal ran it's coarse.



    I owned a real big Marvel power hacksaw once. Built in 1965. Like, you...
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    Ford, Dodge, GM, Toyota, etc, have all stuck it...

    Ford, Dodge, GM, Toyota, etc, have all stuck it to owners hard at some point.

    I have a pretty sound working knowledge of the modern diesel pickup world and the big 3 all fuck the little guys...
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    Make from solid in a press brake?- Bam, one hit...

    Make from solid in a press brake?- Bam, one hit done?

    Make from smaller diameter tube (3/4) easily with a handbender and after powdercoating slide a piece of silicone hose over the tube to make a...
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    Keep it simple. When that needle bearing was...

    Keep it simple.

    When that needle bearing was new it probably had more play than a new chinese ball bearing.

    I suggest using just ONE sealed ball bearing. Look to see if they make a double row...
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