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    I've been watching the whole time and...

    I've been watching the whole time and congratulate you on your perseverance. I know it isn't all great but at least now you know what you have.
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    Is it reasonable to take a drawbar force chart...

    Is it reasonable to take a drawbar force chart and convert the force into a torque for the size of thread on the drawbar or is it typical to just go by feel as Ross describes? I'm guessing feel but...
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    Maybe the first 20 seconds of this video will aid...

    Maybe the first 20 seconds of this video will aid you in some way?
    YouTube
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    I've seen Millwrights use a bolt and a nut to...

    I've seen Millwrights use a bolt and a nut to make short jacks that could fit into 19mm. You custom shorten the bolt so it just fits in the space then thread a nut on. Place that in the space and use...
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    I'm not sure what sizes you are after but Wera...

    I'm not sure what sizes you are after but Wera has the sizes you list above.
    0.4x2.5 0.5x3 0.8x4 etc

    2035 Screwdriver for slotted screws for electronic applications - Wera Product finder
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    Wera and Wiha are both good names with quality...

    Wera and Wiha are both good names with quality precision screwdrivers. I have some Wera and am happy with them. Everything else I've tried seems to be too soft or as you say too thick. Download their...
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    You are cleaning up the internals so nicely, my...

    You are cleaning up the internals so nicely, my vote would to be to paint the parts that are easily done now, just don't go for a show quality finish and it won't take too long. The dilemma will be...
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    Mine is 17.5" long (tip of roller to tip of...

    Mine is 17.5" long (tip of roller to tip of roller) 17 to the outside of the steel uprights. Those uprights are built with swivels on each so it can run on curved monorails. In a home shop you could...
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    Your crane looks really nice. This link shows...

    Your crane looks really nice.

    This link shows the equivalent 1 ton model which is what my crane is rated for but I only paid $250 for mine whereas this one is trying for much more.

    IR 1 Ton...
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    With one of these hoists like i have in my...

    With one of these hoists like i have in my residential garage you will have only 7" from hook to bottom of beam. That might net you a few valuable inches. Watch ebay for them using low profile chain...
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    Alan, I didn't mean that as a threat, sorry if...

    Alan, I didn't mean that as a threat, sorry if you were offended. Regardless, as requested, you are now on my ignore list.

    Apologies to the OP for cluttering this thread.

    Chris
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    Alan, I have to admit, I really enjoy reading...

    Alan, I have to admit, I really enjoy reading most of the posts on here but I am considering blocking you. If you continue this trend I will have to. Nothing personal, I just don't wish to waste my...
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    All this activity on FP1 risers. Do I not see an...

    All this activity on FP1 risers. Do I not see an FP1 riser on your machine? If so that is the least expensive way to get one short of stealing it...
    Congratulations on your purchase.
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    What I would do is absolutely leave it alone but...

    What I would do is absolutely leave it alone but also check to see if it affect the usable travel of the spindle and if it reduces travel I'd put a note to myself on the spindle lever or somewhere to...
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    Did you buy it?

    Did you buy it?
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    Interesting problem. Do you think it got damaged...

    Interesting problem. Do you think it got damaged so someone cut it off? I'm afraid I can't help with lengthening that spindle unless you try to full penetration weld an end on it then turn down to...
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    I realize this goes against your plan but for my...

    I realize this goes against your plan but for my own parts like that one I wire wheel on a low power bench grinder with soft SS wheel. Only if it needs lubrication or cleaning inside would it be...
  18. Your description is closest to the direction it...

    Your description is closest to the direction it looks like we are going. This isn't in a slab but the foundation actually. This is big stuff at a major construction site. Regardless I'll try to post...
  19. I (we) are a building full of Engineers so I've...

    I (we) are a building full of Engineers so I've got that part covered. Cutting out and replacing with new is not an option. I like the idea of the vacuum drill. Photo provided is not of the actual...
  20. This image is something taken from Google. I drew...

    This image is something taken from Google. I drew the red lines as an idea of how we need to cut the anchors below the concrete. I don't think a 7" grinder will fit in a 4" diameter hole but it is...
  21. Ideas solicited on how to shorten an anchor rod in concrete

    Hi all, I'm requesting your experience or ideas in practically shortening some high tensile anchor rods in concrete.

    Anchor Rod Specs: 1-1/4"-7 tpi, High Tensile, Galvanized.

    Situation is that...
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    I am no motor expert but I do know about drying,...

    I am no motor expert but I do know about drying, you don't need to bring something above boiling to drive off water. An elevated temperature will work but it just takes longer. My reasoning is that...
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    Can't really help you here other than to say that...

    Can't really help you here other than to say that I see that to be 3 hp at the spindle. The motor will see more. If I assume 75% efficiency to the motor it is 4 motor hp at 0.05 and 6 motor hp at...
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    The end trucks are 1 ton trolleys cut and welded...

    The end trucks are 1 ton trolleys cut and welded to an S6 with plates etc. The wheels are slightly angled to simulate the way they run on the angled flange in normal use.
  25. Thank you so much for the post and images.

    Thank you so much for the post and images.
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