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    I think light duty Toyo tires are garbage in...

    I think light duty Toyo tires are garbage in general. I've been told the M55's are not made by Toyo, but due to some strange backdoor dealings they have the Toyo brand on them.

    It was explained to...
  2. I would strongly suggest shopping around and...

    I would strongly suggest shopping around and continuing to farm it out.

    You buy a powerful cutting laser and you're primary business is now laser cutting, not selling and supporting your products....
  3. My neighbor recently bought an import model on...

    My neighbor recently bought an import model on special from MSC. It's the step pulley head with a VFD, powerfeeds and ballscrews. He's really happy with it.

    Frequency drive spindle works so much...
  4. Reading the OE literature they state you can use...

    Reading the OE literature they state you can use the torsion body as a structural part of the trailer, as in extra support for the floor/deck.

    There are many options for mounts, torsion angles and...
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    Type 3 is great, but the trick is it adds about...

    Type 3 is great, but the trick is it adds about .0015" to .002" to all surfaces.

    I have been using Slide no rust to stop the corrosion under aluminum subplates and it seems to work.
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    Nice to see a realistically priced Fadal.

    Nice to see a realistically priced Fadal.
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    Kind of surprised there's no love for the Toyo...

    Kind of surprised there's no love for the Toyo M55 here. It's like the golden staple of on/offroad fleet rigs out here. Logging co's and utilities won't use anything else. They are $400 a piece...
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    You can't beat beat the Toyo M55 for an AT I...

    You can't beat beat the Toyo M55 for an AT

    I like Cooper STT for MT
  9. What are you guys paying for a complete 8K...

    What are you guys paying for a complete 8K torsion axle with electric brakes and oil hubs??

    I'm looking at saving about $9500 by stretching these housings a foot.

    The housing attaches to the...
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    5 seconds with google... ..:: TR Wigglesworth...

    5 seconds with google...

    ..:: TR Wigglesworth Machinery Company - 4" Lucas 42B60, 1962 - Specifications ::..
  11. Like this? I can buy a bunch of narrow ones...

    Like this?

    I can buy a bunch of narrow ones surplus for real cheap. If there's nothing in the middle I am good to go.
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    I have done enough of this stuff, exactly what...

    I have done enough of this stuff, exactly what you have laid out in your post over and over and over again, that I won't do it for chump change. I've been fooled too many times into thinking there's...
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    I think you kinda touched on a whole different...

    I think you kinda touched on a whole different discussion, a very valid one.

    A good friend/biz partner of mine is fascinated with modern technological events, especially anything AI related. We...
  14. How is a trailer torsion axle constructed- Can the width be changed?

    Can a new Dexter 8K torsion axle be cut in half and welded back together like a standard spring axle?

    Axles I'm looking at have a 3.5" or 4" square tube body.
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    I have never bought a metric tap without an ANSI...

    I have never bought a metric tap without an ANSI shank.
  16. That sounds more believable then.

    That sounds more believable then.
  17. What might a house like that weigh? 60,000+ lbs...

    What might a house like that weigh? 60,000+ lbs or so?

    I'm surprised nothing failed in that move- The way they showed the trailer tires squished about as flat as you could get them at several...
  18. I'm struggling to see any Haas lathe taking 1/2"...

    I'm struggling to see any Haas lathe taking 1/2" off per pass at 18" diameter.

    I did a lot of 14 and 16" 1045 on a 30HP (DC) Mazak with 3 headstock gear ranges from 0-2000 RPM. It had the grunts...
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    My original business plan was to rebuild and flow...

    My original business plan was to rebuild and flow test gasoline fuel injectors. I built a test stand, ultrasonic cleaning machine and flow bench from scratch in my spare time while in the Navy.
    ...
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    I was dealing with a company recently that...

    I was dealing with a company recently that downsized with a big auction. The contract they had with the auction co forbid them from selling anything of theirs without going through the auction co for...
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    That manual lathe sounds about right. The middle...

    That manual lathe sounds about right. The middle bed mill seems high. The last one seems like a real good deal if it's in working shape.

    Prices are all over the place right now.

    recently, I...
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    I'm a bit North of you, but I am in your area the...

    I'm a bit North of you, but I am in your area the weekend after the 4th of July every year. My wife and I have been casually looking for a piece of middle of nowhere camping/ off grid cabin dirt out...
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    My Tesla does it. I wouldn't be surprised if...

    My Tesla does it. I wouldn't be surprised if someone got it working in a machine tool.

    Would I pay for it?

    No.
  24. You might torch that gear off and sell it on...

    You might torch that gear off and sell it on craigslist. I have a 5' steel spur gear about 2 tons I bought from a scrapper at an auction for $200. I've been offered a grand for it and asked many...
  25. I consider a fab table large when it requires...

    I consider a fab table large when it requires pilot cars.
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