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    It's not a big project. You buy a big, working...

    It's not a big project. You buy a big, working compressor on the cheap side (common). You make your mind up on a motor- You can keep what it has, buy a new single phase, or put a smaller 3 phase on...
  2. Yes and no. Punching would be no problem for that...

    Yes and no. Punching would be no problem for that material, but you either make punches for the shape of your holes, you nibble them away with a small round punch or you make the shape using more...
  3. I know very little about Haas, but when you have...

    I know very little about Haas, but when you have a spindle drive/motor problem you need a megger. Not having and using a megger is a great way to waste a ton of time and money.
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    A Hirth coupling is like a straight sided gear...

    A Hirth coupling is like a straight sided gear tooth form. mating surfaces of the teeth are way more than 6 degrees. A Curvic coupling has wide flat teeth with shallow angle sides, like a few degrees...
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    In a garage, if you need quiet, take a big recip,...

    In a garage, if you need quiet, take a big recip, like 15 to 20 HP sized and reduce it down to run at minimum RPM. Usually 350-400. Needs 5-7HP to run there depending on PSI setting.

    They are...
  6. Hundreds a month? Skip the laser, skip the...

    Hundreds a month?

    Skip the laser, skip the handwork and mill them start to finish. Vacuum fixture seams like a good place to start.

    My slowest mill would make a couple hundred of those in a...
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    I've never weighed a 8V92. Always thought they...

    I've never weighed a 8V92. Always thought they were 3000+ lbs though. BC Cummins, the engine itself, is under 2000 lbs. All the shit on the engine puts it around 2500.
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    Navy and Coast Gaurd Frigates used to use the...

    Navy and Coast Gaurd Frigates used to use the 149's for gen power. They all got replaced with V12 Cat's a decade or two ago though. The V12 Cat's are all electronic (not reliable electronics) and...
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    If you need a mill instead of a router you are in...

    If you need a mill instead of a router you are in good size HMC territory with the 36x36 requirement.

    Somebody probably makes one, but I've never seen 36" in Y on a VMC before.
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    That looks almost identical to a Takisawa...

    That looks almost identical to a Takisawa TSL-800/1000D
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    I think the generators were around 500-1000...

    I think the generators were around 500-1000 gallons of fuel a day. The other generators in good shape only used 5-10 gallons of oil a day. They have a huge sump, so hard to tell. On the same ship,...
  12. The correct $15 adapter showed up last night so I...

    The correct $15 adapter showed up last night so I can connect these JBL's up to the pre-amp RCA connections on my receiver and use the nice XLR microphone cables.

    I am just completely blown away...
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    I've done a lot of work on and around 16V149TI's....

    I've done a lot of work on and around 16V149TI's. The full 1000 KW (and then some occasionally) load was dropped on dead cold iron the exact instant that engine achieved 1800.00 RPM and it held it...
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    Sure you want to post pictures of pulling...

    Sure you want to post pictures of pulling geometry off a chunk of MDF with your new business name attached to it?

    Guys do use these to pick up on bore centers right?
  15. The guys that "make" aftermarket axleshafts like...

    The guys that "make" aftermarket axleshafts like Moser, dutchmans, etc just turn and cut blanks or re-machine your old ones. I have "made" axleshafts for a big name co that wanted to offer a made in...
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    I have nearly the same American Pacemaker, but...

    I have nearly the same American Pacemaker, but mine is a 14x102 made in 1967 (I think mine is newer than that one, that one looks a little older). Mine has a 5 year old Newall DRO and came with...
  17. If "Long" means sticks out of the machine HMC...

    If "Long" means sticks out of the machine HMC probably isn't your huckleberry.

    If you want to do odd shaped one off weird big stuff you need a HBM. HBM's have some tricks, but small ones aren't...
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    If you need a real narrow high tonnage press...

    If you need a real narrow high tonnage press brake maybe don't call it a press brake anymore? I have a 300 ton Bliss straight side stamping press with 9 inches of stroke that would hold 24" of punch...
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    I had an upstairs office and bathroom at the last...

    I had an upstairs office and bathroom at the last place I rented. That sucked. My legs are in good shape and there were days when they were DONE from all the ups and downs.

    I have a 12x36...
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    I bet most of us with any time in business have...

    I bet most of us with any time in business have had our share of shit that didn't work out.

    Most of us didn't move overseas and make up endless excuses.
  21. 500 amp 12V and 24V DC power supply Portland, OR

    I have this power supply that was used by a winch manufacturer to test it's winches on a dyno. 208 3 phase. Will ship on your dime or load with forklift.
  22. I got a few XLR cables tossed in with the...

    I got a few XLR cables tossed in with the speakers. My receiver has a pre-amp out with RCA's so I bought an RCA to XLR adapter that will be here thursday. These speakers daisy chain together with XLR...
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    I was told if it has red caps it has a chain...

    I was told if it has red caps it has a chain counterbalance. The DC servo's were a good match for the speed of the hydraulic counterbalance. The AC stuff upped the speed so they had to change to...
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    The latest stuff I have read about it has some...

    The latest stuff I have read about it has some pretty solid links to gingivitis.
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    I have a 1990 MV65B. probably about the same....

    I have a 1990 MV65B. probably about the same. There's a lot of stuff missing from up there.
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