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    Don't waste time and money on a cobbled-up boring...

    Don't waste time and money on a cobbled-up boring bar setup. Get on your computer and find a Chinese copy of an Aloris AXA toolpost. You can get a full set for a very reasonable cost. The same...
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    The mystery in rubber rolls is the selection of...

    The mystery in rubber rolls is the selection of the proper compound and the required Shore durometer needed to do the job. To do your job correctly, the ideal is an adequate lathe and a tool post...
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    The first shop I worked in had a steam coil in...

    The first shop I worked in had a steam coil in the men's room. The "Master Mechanic" thought the machinists were taking too long in the crapper. That plant is now an antique mall.
  4. If your #12 had 5V tooling, you can sell the...

    If your #12 had 5V tooling, you can sell the tooling on fleabay and get the cash to purchase a good mill.
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    I wonder how many hours of machine and layout...

    I wonder how many hours of machine and layout time was spent in this project.
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    Camille not only added some things to the shore,...

    Camille not only added some things to the shore, she totally removed many, many man-made constructs.
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    ML-20 is simply an equipment number assigned to...

    ML-20 is simply an equipment number assigned to this machine by a previous owner. The lathe is a Rockwell 11' machine. It may be equipped with a threaded spindle or a later type. Do the threading...
  8. A 5 HP idler will do the job. A 7.5 or 10 HP...

    A 5 HP idler will do the job. A 7.5 or 10 HP idler will allow for other 3-phase loads in the future. Good schematics to suit your needs are available on this forum.
  9. Have the Steelers moved to Michigan?

    Have the Steelers moved to Michigan?
  10. The down-side to the handy sliding door is the...

    The down-side to the handy sliding door is the lower track. A small crowbar will lift the door off the track, so that it can be pulled outwards and defeated.
  11. Instead of guessing and asking the crowd, have...

    Instead of guessing and asking the crowd, have you ever thought of contacting a fire protection company to get their take on what is needed, and the best layout for most protection? You do not want...
  12. Thread: Recession?

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    The democrat's fondest hope is that they can...

    The democrat's fondest hope is that they can jawbone a recession before the 2020 election. Every possible effort is being taken to affect this anomaly through lies, market manipulation, and...
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    Have a look at the check valve that feeds the...

    Have a look at the check valve that feeds the tank. Make sure the un-loader circuit is working.
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    Operator induced oscillation.

    Operator induced oscillation.
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    Your proposed solution will give your insurance...

    Your proposed solution will give your insurance agent diarrhea on the spot.
  16. Crazy people do things that sane people don't...

    Crazy people do things that sane people don't understand. Criminal people do things that honest people don't understand. Liberal judges do their best to keep both groups from appropriate...
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    I stack them six at a time in the jaws of my...

    I stack them six at a time in the jaws of my lathe, then bore them with a short carbide boring bar. I asked the customer if he wanted them beveled or relieved, he said no, they work just fine. Oh, I...
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    As noted above, there are turbochargers and then,...

    As noted above, there are turbochargers and then, turbochargers. A fixed waste gate improves performance as a % of normal performance as altitude increases. A variable waste gate maintains rated...
  19. I think it depends on the hemisphere of...

    I think it depends on the hemisphere of operation. Northern is clockwise, Southern counter-clockwise.
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    Have you called Weatherby to see if they have any...

    Have you called Weatherby to see if they have any knowledge of the problem and solution?
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    If you cannot find a used Namco, try looking for...

    If you cannot find a used Namco, try looking for a used Crown lift. High quality and parts are available. Regards, Clark
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    Labour Party, I would guess. I do like the hats...

    Labour Party, I would guess. I do like the hats worn in the shop.
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    I have never heard of a timing sprocket failing. ...

    I have never heard of a timing sprocket failing. Chain wear, tooth wear, yes. Unless you are going to race it, don't worry about it. Just my take.
  24. Our dealer shop (Cat) saw many tilt cylinders to...

    Our dealer shop (Cat) saw many tilt cylinders to be rebuilt for customer lifts. Most, but not all were on 5k or smaller trucks. Unless the customer shop was capable, most preferred us to pick up...
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    Dodge has always been years ahead in engineering...

    Dodge has always been years ahead in engineering a concept, as well as years behind putting that concept on the road.
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