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  1. OT: someone (or a few brought up this subject) ...

    OT: someone (or a few brought up this subject)

    One major problem with capitalism (IMHO) is that it gives communist countries something to envy.
    Why do those darn Americans own a house, have a...
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    OT: Should be a law, those things should have...

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    Should be a law, those things should have playing cards held in the spokes with clothespins.
    We used balloons, I wonder if nowadays kids even know that trick..ops! kids don't play outside...
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    QT Bryan [It looks just like the Birmingham Lux...

    QT Bryan [It looks just like the Birmingham Lux 1340G.]

    It sure does -> there are some PM threads on the Birmingham lathe, you might search.
  4. Re: T_____ is secretly deleting PM posts with not...

    Re: T_____ is secretly deleting PM posts with not giving a reason. Twwoo da bum out...

    Hang him from the yardarms.
    HANG EM FROM THE YARD ARM - YouTube
  5. You might hack saw and file a nice bracket with a...

    You might hack saw and file a nice bracket with a thumbscrew to attach to something that is common to your lathe.

    The tool holder could be that something. It can be very rewarding to make your own...
  6. likely that would go a wash also...so be it...

    likely that would go a wash also...so be it...
  7. My thread about stocks just went a wash because...

    My thread about stocks just went a wash because nobody was interested ..so be it.

    This thread going to T + B so soon to be squashed
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    Search to see if a new product is patent...

    Search to see if a new product is patent protected if you intend to sell it.

    But a very good thread. I would like to know the figures. who might run a short run, and cost of steel or iron...
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    How would one compare to a Taiwan Precision...

    How would one compare to a Taiwan Precision Mathews?

    One comparison would/might be sales and service in one's area.

    Looks like a decent machine but I have no idea.

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  10. There you go make this about the T-word... T...

    There you go make this about the T-word...

    T did it ...
  11. Q; [What moderator is closing so many threads in...

    Q; [What moderator is closing so many threads in this forum and not taking 30 seconds to put why? ]

    MOST CLOSED WERE CLOSED FOR GOING TO STUPID ARGMENT AND NAME CALLING THAT COULD NEVER END. IMHO...
  12. QT: [Pacific rim investing has long ago made...

    QT: [Pacific rim investing has long ago made their money. ] and retailers getting China prices and then selling just under the the USA price..
    The loss of USA workers tax money not being paid...
  13. all of this stuff and you don't see a simple t...

    all of this stuff and you don't see a simple t bar to hold an indicator..
    I still often use a flat bar on my mill grinders and lathe.. And I do have some mag bases.
    ...
  14. I like to avoid mag holders because they tend to...

    I like to avoid mag holders because they tend to mag the machine, and it takes only a few seconds to clamp an indicator to a tool post or the like.

    I guess it depends on what kind of too post you...
  15. I think the return to let China and India to make...

    I think the return to let China and India to make our everything will continue to lower the working class pay rate so much that we will swing to Communism and Socialism to get even with the rich...
  16. Likely we will put up all the Atlantic beach...

    Likely we will put up all the Atlantic beach property up for collateral.

    Or all the Alaska oil ..nobody wants that dirty stuff anymore.

    I agree if we get past Covid the economy will get good...
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    Stone or file you feel the flat surfaces to just...

    Stone or file you feel the flat surfaces to just remove the nicks and bugs trying to leave the original surface at the original height. Hone the edge /corner bevels also down to original ..
    Yes only...
  18. The V nose height gauge on the pink plate with a...

    The V nose height gauge on the pink plate with a ball in the V can function as a right-angle / check for squareness gauge to check the being-checked-side to the base side(the one on the plate) with...
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    I have had credit go bad and the company sent a...

    I have had credit go bad and the company sent a new one overnight mail.

    I took out a debit card to my checking account and never used it. About 5 months later I had a Post.con charge that I had...
  20. All a SG needs is down, cross, and long travel. ...

    All a SG needs is down, cross, and long travel.

    Im not sure how much up/down travel it has ...
  21. I have not tried using a 13 grinder for a surface...

    I have not tried using a 13 grinder for a surface grinder but there is no reason that it would not make a fine one. Yes just adding a magnetic chuck with the head and tail removed

    Yes, once the...
  22. Going into the covid times some businesses and...

    Going into the covid times some businesses and stocks have taken a tumble in expected growth patterns.

    Now with coming out there may be new opportunities to replace failed businesses and a turn in...
  23. Good to pick up the book How To Run A Lathe. A...

    Good to pick up the book How To Run A Lathe.

    A lot of good advice there, Very often one will set the bit a tad above the centerline for turning mild stock and at centerline for facing, and one...
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    With having access to a surface grinder and the...

    With having access to a surface grinder and the ability to dress angles to a wheel for the V notch angles the subplate would be an easy task with fitting it to the lathe bed, finish grind it to...
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    What if you just milled the steady base straight...

    What if you just milled the steady base straight across the bottom flat and then made a sub-base fitted to your lathe and bolted and dowelled to the steady?

    With the parting line filled and panted...
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