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    Main problem must be them leaving leetle...

    Main problem must be them leaving leetle cigarette butts around....:D

    Pitless adapter, and a sanitary cap, with the lead in wires sealed
    with sillycone, should allay any fears.
  2. What's wrong with BUYING a 20' conex box ?

    What's wrong with BUYING a 20' conex box ?
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    Your saying people with your spindle doo not...

    Your saying people with your spindle doo not replace the components like Bellvilles etc. ?

    And your not in control of the tool that engages YOUR spindle (funny how the customer pays for it the...
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    Oh...I see. So that's how it is with you....

    Oh...I see.

    So that's how it is with you....
  5. It's bad enough with regular coolants leading to...

    It's bad enough with regular coolants leading to dermatitis, and rusting problems, let alone tool wear and bad finishes.

    And now you want to play "backyard meth lab" with the coolant tank...
  6. Might say "J&L" on the front of the...

    Might say "J&L" on the front of the headstock......Or "W&S"
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    I dunno, I was a running a 48" one, table ran 90...

    I dunno, I was a running a 48" one, table ran 90 rpm max.,simple roughing job, and I had a helper.
    3 wheel barrow loads of chips a day, but it warnt easy.

    No sitting down on that job.

    Got...
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    sanitary cap ? Or expanding plug (with slot...

    sanitary cap ?

    Or expanding plug (with slot for the wires) ?
  9. Get your ass back over to the other side of the...

    Get your ass back over to the other side of the state, or I'll send you some snow....
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    "survive" ? You'll need room, powerline and a...

    "survive" ?

    You'll need room, powerline and a crane to service it.
    And at that, it has to earn it's keep.
    Put an employee on it, and bust y9ur butt all day to hold tolerances and
    get parts out...
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    Have you driven a Bullard lately ? They have...

    Have you driven a Bullard lately ?

    They have the option of two end turrets (as you see on the King) and the side head.

    Pinch turning or facing while boring while turning the O.D. etc.

    all...
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    you'll get more help at the hobby machinist sites.

    you'll get more help at the hobby machinist sites.
  13. Can you drill some tiny release holes to allow...

    Can you drill some tiny release holes to allow air in ?

    Or use some sacrificial plastic sheeting, one piece for each part.
  14. I'll bet your shop has a windsock out back for a...

    I'll bet your shop has a windsock out back for a bell jetranger….ugh
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    No side head, and I've driven one enough to wear...

    No side head, and I've driven one enough to wear me out, king 48"

    There are plenty of more modern ones available for just above scrap with pushbuttons for feed levers, digital readouts, etc.
    ...
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    A guessing game in which there is no incentive to...

    A guessing game in which there is no incentive to make the process better.
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    Claims ? Please refresh my short term memory...

    Claims ?

    Please refresh my short term memory loss.
  18. spammer dredging up old.....

    spammer dredging up old.....
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    Need to show pix of the other end, the...

    Need to show pix of the other end, the orange/brown looking thing.

    FWiW looks like a milking machine....for cows...
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    Looks like $.25 a pound "electric motor scrap"....

    Looks like $.25 a pound "electric motor scrap"....
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    Cool, didja ever drag an extension cord out to...

    Cool, didja ever drag an extension cord out to tap off the 3rd rail ?

    free power and all ya knows....
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    Looks pretty darn industrial with that junkyard.

    Looks pretty darn industrial with that junkyard.
  23. It's not so much the "engineers", it's the bean...

    It's not so much the "engineers", it's the bean counters that have tied their hands.

    You really are not seeing what goes on.
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    Uhm...your location shows "floriduh" and the...

    Uhm...your location shows "floriduh"
    and the google map linky goes to "Portland, OR 97231 "

    Note line closest to shop has a train sitting (when the bird flew by)

    I agree it's probably a slow...
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    And there are NO other shops near railroad tracks...

    And there are NO other shops near railroad tracks (of the same traffic) that are holding
    these tolerances ?

    If your renting, your not putting in foundations anyways.

    Your machines could...
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