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  1. Yeah ,and someone wins millions every week in the...

    Yeah ,and someone wins millions every week in the lotteries....bu not me.......I quickly found being a job shop was stupid,as customers wanted me to design their nicknack for production,then make it...
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    Understandable if he has a pile of old copper...

    Understandable if he has a pile of old copper wound powersources,and wants to combine them with a more n modern wire feeder and technology......me ,I have a stack of old 400 and 600s with copper...
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    It will also have hose bust...

    It will also have hose bust protection.....required by law now,I think.......hose bust valving is usually in a block welded to the cylinder,or even in the solid base of the cylinder......now,Im not...
  4. Vintage Bentleys had a system of cam drive that...

    Vintage Bentleys had a system of cam drive that used three pushrods,on eccentrics to drive the OHC.......musta been a good idea ,cause people pay millions for the cars now...Salmsons had DOHC driven...
  5. Thread: Recession?

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    You want recession....have a look at Softbanks...

    You want recession....have a look at Softbanks investment.......should be "investments"......some of the biggest hyped lossmakers of the decade....Uber,Lyfft,Pelaton,and to top them all...
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    In normal times,big gensets say 400/500kva arent...

    In normal times,big gensets say 400/500kva arent worth much.....I.often used to buy the big stationery plants for scrap price.........not outage times ,when everybody wants one.......Out here,every...
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    Back in the 80s we had multiple power outages...

    Back in the 80s we had multiple power outages here due to union action.....some places without power for months..........I used to buy and stockpile cheap generators of all sizes for strike...
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    Despite the horror stories,some no doubt...

    Despite the horror stories,some no doubt embellished to frighten apprentices,the big air drills are very handy......Ive had them made into an all angle radial,a drive motor on a line boring...
  9. Where s the guys say it all bolts straight up...

    Where s the guys say it all bolts straight up cause its Chevvy......they ll come over and do it for ya.Before the beer runs out.
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    Ive got a full set of the Ingersoll Rand air...

    Ive got a full set of the Ingersoll Rand air drills.....pistol grip up to two man #5 Morse.Ive used the #3 and #4 taper drills a lot for starting diesel engines ,had a few big frights too.....very...
  11. In fact ,the hobby machine forums identify...

    In fact ,the hobby machine forums identify machines for owners all the time,and that is where you should be asking......it quite likely your machine has already been identified by some other...
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    The structure proves itself in use......big risk...

    The structure proves itself in use......big risk with these lifting booms is if the narrow wheel track goes in a hole one side,the fork tips alarmingly.....a hardly noticeable hole,too.......I got a...
  13. The performance is the last thing I d worry...

    The performance is the last thing I d worry about.....Continentals with 5 to 1 compression run on LP,valve seats for unleaded are OK for gas......biggest issue with engines is the power takeoff for...
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    Whats wrong with your solar panels and...

    Whats wrong with your solar panels and battery?.....sunny California and all that.
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    Voting bloc greenies dont live in the...

    Voting bloc greenies dont live in the country...no latte shops or "decent" patisseries out there......they live in apartments and try to enforce their green dream on everyone who does live with fire...
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    ....Ive scrapped bronze worm wheels that size,new...

    ....Ive scrapped bronze worm wheels that size,new ,that I knew exactly what they came out of.......timber winches off dozers.....Ive also scrapped brand new,unused 30 ton cap McKee winches ,because...
  17. I have no doubt if the shaft was centre burnt...

    I have no doubt if the shaft was centre burnt with oxy it would shrink and come out easily........however ,the length means getting a centre thru cut that doesnt blow out into the mounting would be...
  18. Me too...excessive x10 for my machine...I would...

    Me too...excessive x10 for my machine...I would worry about the bearings with that much load,and the wheel would likely load up with swarf.....Another sign of using the grinder like a lathe,which you...
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    Same experience here in Qld with powerline tree...

    Same experience here in Qld with powerline tree trimming.......zero work done by two complete gangs with trucks ,cherry pickers ,chippers etc......they cut a few branches you could dispose of in a...
  20. Just hoses and regulators....maybe the OP only...

    Just hoses and regulators....maybe the OP only has LP gas /oxy....like me.plenty for brazing or cutting.
  21. I have a Landis 16x72 type C 1943 .....and I...

    I have a Landis 16x72 type C 1943 .....and I always steered clear of any white wheels.....only the gray wheels......not very technical for sure.....and as mentioned,speed up the work...
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    Couple Ive used....heat the outer rim of the...

    Couple Ive used....heat the outer rim of the plate strong as possible,this may pull the thread away from the spindle......dont muck about ,heat must not spread.....second ,use a air hammer ,about...
  23. Very nice....I think you have an instant...

    Very nice....I think you have an instant collector item there.
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    A machine that old,Im suprised you can get...

    A machine that old,Im suprised you can get another for spares at scrap price.....although the dealers dont like old machines to escape,they scrap them direct.
  25. I would fill the hole with braze too,and use a...

    I would fill the hole with braze too,and use a different retaining method,like a thru bolt in the pivot.......years ago I bought some extra agressive flux for cast iron,supposed to oxidize the...
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