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    This looks like a cool thread, however I can't...

    This looks like a cool thread, however I can't see the pictures. Is there any way to get the photos to work?
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    Yeah I am sure that would work well. I do not...

    Yeah I am sure that would work well. I do not think my Starrett and Mitutoyo mic's could get along with the HF crap. BTW, watch who you are calling stupid.:nono:
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    As mentioned in my last post I think that most of...

    As mentioned in my last post I think that most of the smaller blocks are good to go. Still need to be calibrated at some point, but the 1, 2, 3, 4, inch blocks seem a little out of spec. Some as much...
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    Thanks guys. I also see that Mitutoyo Lab does...

    Thanks guys. I also see that Mitutoyo Lab does them for $5.25 each or $425 for 81 piece set. Mine are an old set of Bureau of Standards but I guess they do any manufacturer. I believe some of the...
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    Thanks guys. I also see that Mitutoyo Lab does...

    Thanks guys. I also see that Mitutoyo Lab does them for $5.25 each or $425 for 81 piece set. Mine are an old set of Bureau of Standards but I guess they do any manufacturer. I believe some of the...
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    Gage Block Calibration -- Who do you use?

    I have an older set of gage blocks that I need to send off for calibration. Who is a reputable service that I can send my gage blocks out to and not get charged a fortune?

    Thanks,
    Greebe

    I...
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    Gage Block Calibration -- Who do you use?

    I have an older set of gage blocks that I need to send off for calibration. Who is a reputable service that I can send my gage blocks out to and not get charged a fortune?

    Thanks,
    Greebe
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    Excellent post, seems like it deserves a revive....

    Excellent post, seems like it deserves a revive. Thanks for taking the time to share it with us, this was just the info I was needing. I am building a prototype aperture sight for rifles similar to...
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    Work size lenght and Z axis travel?

    Why would a listing for a used CNC gang lathe with a 10.5" Z axis travel, only list it as being able to turn a max length of 2.375"?

    Thanks
    Greebe
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    How would this relate to a manual lathe?

    How would this relate to a manual lathe?
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    So on a mill in relations to table travel, the X...

    So on a mill in relations to table travel, the X would be "+" to the right and Y would be "+" moving away from you? Or are we talking the spindle in relation to the table?
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    Lathe / Mill DRO axis + , - directions

    So this is something I have often wondered about. Which directions on the axis should be positive on a manual lathe and a mill.

    I have seen them set up differently in different shops, but never...
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    "Made In USA" Brand Name????

    So I am curious. I see this in a lot of catalogs such as MSC and Enco.

    Is there a brand named, "Made in USA". There is never any other info as a manufacturers name other than "Made in USA". ...
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    Thanks guys for clearing up the Kurt thing. ...

    Thanks guys for clearing up the Kurt thing. Actually I heard they were made overseas on this forum a year ago or so. Seemed at the time quite a few people agreed. That is the danger of believing...
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    BTW. I am not looking to use one of these on a...

    BTW. I am not looking to use one of these on a CNC mill.
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    I too am interested in the Shars 670V...

    I too am interested in the Shars 670V
    http://www.shars.com/files/products/202-0993/202-0993ZU.jpg

    Seems to be pretty much the same as the Parlec. The Parlec just has a little more opening....
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    I can tell you that most hospitals do not carry...

    I can tell you that most hospitals do not carry such things. During my work in the ER at several hospitals, non were equipped and most had shoddy equipment to just get a gold ring off.

    BTW. If...
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    Maybe not for you, but single point threading is...

    Maybe not for you, but single point threading is very simple and making a NPT as I describe is not much more difficult.




    Yep, I will apologize, as either I missed or blocked that part out. ...
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    I would just go with a 14K or higher gold ring. ...

    I would just go with a 14K or higher gold ring. 14K gold is good because it is soft enough to cut off easily, but not so soft to get bent all the time. All I do with my wedding ring is stick it in...
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    Ti rings have always been something that I...

    Ti rings have always been something that I thought is a bad idea. Having working as a medic and in the ER, I can tell you that even getting off a gold ring can be a lot of work if someone finger is...
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    For some reason the answer was not given so I...

    For some reason the answer was not given so I will post it even though this is an old post so that someone who reads this may know the answer.

    It is really quite simple. All you have to do is...
  22. Thread: Ccmt vs cnmg

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    Haha... Sorry I wasn't clear again. I have been...

    Haha... Sorry I wasn't clear again. I have been doing that a lot in this post. I was going to run the 3/4" left hand threading boring bar to thread 7/8-14 on the outside of the 0-1.

    Thanks...
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    I hear that the PVC hose does not lay down well. ...

    I hear that the PVC hose does not lay down well. While I had a cheap one that was like that, the current USA made Orange PVC hose that I have now behaves just like any of the rubber hoses I have...
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    I have always used the heavy duty red rubber...

    I have always used the heavy duty red rubber hoses. I used these when I was in the construction industry and never had one fail. They even held up well when I would do shingle roofing as well.
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    Thanks guys for the replies. I should have given...

    Thanks guys for the replies. I should have given more info in my first post about what I was looking to do, sorry for that.

    What I was going to be using these boring bars for was outside turning....
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