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    Only had experience with a small Honda, basically...

    Only had experience with a small Honda, basically slow as molasses over the ground. Make sure you keep the running gear oiled and rust free as any bearing or belt repair means a complete tear down of...
  2. Buy gauge pins .0100 to .0110 by tenths then use...

    Buy gauge pins .0100 to .0110 by tenths then use gauge block of suitable size and use pins fo the difference or feeler gauges if you can get a good set.
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    Perhaps the beam itself acts as the winch with...

    Perhaps the beam itself acts as the winch with the lifting line wrapping around it. The bearings either side of support column for better spacing. As shown in this picture load would be down on...
  4. My thoughts would be For using a center on the...

    My thoughts would be For using a center on the headstock end and a steady rest, to enable doing an operation to the free end with the tailstock or boring bar. An alternative to putting a chuck on....
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    The fanciful video is a Vimeo video, Firefox...

    The fanciful video is a Vimeo video, Firefox didn't bring it up but a switch to Google did.
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    While it may be interesting to tram the grinding...

    While it may be interesting to tram the grinding head, is it necessary? If the bed (X) axis was trammed true and not changed and the work axis trammed true and not changed, there is no need to true...
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    Along with multiple micrometer measurements the...

    Along with multiple micrometer measurements the use of a good straight edge to verify flatness-- no double dome or double concave, which can occur on a lathe on the flip to bring to thickness.
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    If your lucky it may be from an 8 bore or if...

    If your lucky it may be from an 8 bore or if really lucky a 4 bore.
  9. Have your direct management supply you with a...

    Have your direct management supply you with a copy of their safety compliance, offer warnings and guidance to the offenders. If they chose to follow, have them sign with 'I choose to ignore'...
  10. I think it was to enable centers on long shafts....

    I think it was to enable centers on long shafts. For turning between centers. I've also seen it done using two steady rests and a bit of fiddling to get a marked center running true to be live center...
  11. Try you tube sailing Delos videos, you may have...

    Try you tube sailing Delos videos, you may have to hunt a bit but they seem to have the drone bit down pat. Episodes around 180 or 165.
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    Also handy to set up when you have large number...

    Also handy to set up when you have large number of thread to shoulder or large dia. pipe threads to turn.
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    Don;t know the performance of your lathe, but...

    Don;t know the performance of your lathe, but have you considered plunge or trepanning from the face with a finish cut and face. You need the power and rigidity however. All the best Art.
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    Just a word of caution; if it has the fabric cog...

    Just a word of caution; if it has the fabric cog belt for table motion, long term usage can cause severe tennis elbow and or carpal tunnel pain. Personal experience.
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    I would agree with Larry, but there seems to be...

    I would agree with Larry, but there seems to be other details not dim. That 0.8 appears to be the only dim. for the thickness of that plate, the large dia. feature is not dim. and no detail of the...
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    Hate working with plastic of any ilk. First is...

    Hate working with plastic of any ilk. First is the stock .5 consistently round or lobed, second try a different collet. Either could be causing pressure differences and when the material relaxes you...
  17. Thread: Pull Stud Torque

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    It would make sense not to over tighten screw...

    It would make sense not to over tighten screw threads in general are the least likely to offer good alignment, any miss align or angular deviation will create a permanent high spot hit. In the long...
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    I worked in a large factory with a small machine...

    I worked in a large factory with a small machine shop, as a tool/die/toolmaker/process man. Had a production machinist ask why I made more money and better hours than him. I pointed out that the...
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    Possibly for PTO type shafts, where you only have...

    Possibly for PTO type shafts, where you only have access to the outer tube and the broken drive lug falls into the inner tube.
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    If you as a new hire I assumed you would tell...

    If you as a new hire I assumed you would tell them you were new to the trade. Thet might not expect you to be tooled up. I would look for a decent 0/1" or 0/25mm micrometer depending on their...
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    Perhaps you are bottoming out by the sixth hole,...

    Perhaps you are bottoming out by the sixth hole, with that aggressive spiral any error in feed may be pulling the tap forward. Or your collet might just be slipping. In finished threaded features...
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    Picture 2, is this the stock your using to verify...

    Picture 2, is this the stock your using to verify the contact your jaws are ground true? Some of the turning galls might be getting in the way. That aside I always pre-ground the jaws to an equal dim...
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    I have a complete small one in original case + acc., lite use bought for a specific

    Retired now we could make a deal, I'm in ON. ca [email protected] Thanks art harron
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    non H in 1996 treated with CHOP chemo-- mild...

    non H in 1996 treated with CHOP chemo-- mild return in 2005 a bit of radiation clear since. CHOP can be hard on you like any chemo, don't let yourself get run down during treatment, physical rehab...
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    Can't help you, never run CNC, but I do wonder...

    Can't help you, never run CNC, but I do wonder why programs don't number lines? It would make conversations about program so much easier, also avoid confusion if a program had duplicate lines within...
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