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    How sad it looks... the rust on the floor makes...

    How sad it looks... the rust on the floor makes me think it bled to death.
  2. In a Foghorn Leghorn voice... "Now son, THATS...

    In a Foghorn Leghorn voice... "Now son, THATS what I call PATINA!"
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    I am not too familiar w/ the 12S.. the meter and...

    I am not too familiar w/ the 12S.. the meter and switch box looks like it is in the neighborhood of where the thread chasing dial would live on other SAG's. The open screw holes
    might also be points...
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    Your new lathe looks very much system wise as...

    Your new lathe looks very much system wise as older SAG's. The carriage feed lever is a possible source of your problem. If it is engaged it is in the mode to move the
    carriage either toward the...
  5. I had a similar problem lining up the gear forks....

    I had a similar problem lining up the gear forks. Had to go in there as the 4,8,16,32 gear would not engage. Probably the most used range for
    us North Americans... eventually found that the taper...
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    I recently bought a SAG 14 that had been nicely...

    I recently bought a SAG 14 that had been nicely repainted, ran well etc.. I decided to change out the oil in the headstock, quick change gear box and the apron. All told close to 5 gallons of oil....
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    Those would be overkill for a deal closer...

    Those would be overkill for a deal closer...
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    Chips in the Raw ?

    Chips in the Raw ?
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    The "Package" area looks a little tight........

    The "Package" area looks a little tight..... perhaps not endorsable by Carlos Danger.:eek:
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    Very nice set up..... and good comments about...

    Very nice set up..... and good comments about cooling and staged welding from Fred . Mind if I forward your pictures to my welding guru at the Trinidad gun smithing school?

    Regards,
    Chuck
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    Hi Peter, forgive my ignorance..... could you...

    Hi Peter, forgive my ignorance..... could you elaborate on the" 2 collar method "

    Thanks,

    Chuck
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    I need to do this to a SAG 14 I bought last...

    I need to do this to a SAG 14 I bought last spring..... cuts a .002 taper over 7". I doubt my shop floor is more than 4 of 5 " thick. It was poured in 1949 so who knows!
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    Back when I was a boy working w/ men I was told...

    Back when I was a boy working w/ men I was told that at 20 years of age there was nothing I could contribute to the work at hand because I knew NOTHING even though I thought I did... When asked by...
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    Since you live in Gods Country why not run up the...

    Since you live in Gods Country why not run up the road to the gun smithing school in Trinidad Colorado. They have NRA sponsored classes in the summer that are fantastic and the advanced machine shop...
  15. Hi Don, do you have a infrared digital...

    Hi Don, do you have a infrared digital thermometer ? Just a wild guess that thermal cycling of some of the contacts and wire connection points have "cycled enough times to get loose. The temp gun...
  16. Back when the Earth was still cooling I worked in...

    Back when the Earth was still cooling I worked in several boat & shipyards in Europe and the USA. Monel was the metal of choice for prop shafts, rudder stocks etc.. Monel is
    very compatible w/ the...
  17. Hi TR, to be blunt.... stainless steel is not a...

    Hi TR, to be blunt.... stainless steel is not a great saltwater candidate for long term use. As you said, loss of oxygen in the water will cause the SS to revert to a carbon steel nobility. I...
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    I was reading about that yesterday in a Drudge...

    I was reading about that yesterday in a Drudge report article. Say's they plan to keep the engineering/ design group and offer "retraining" to the worker bees. Now Bernie says free
    college for all...
  19. The folks who practice the "worlds oldest...

    The folks who practice the "worlds oldest profession" abide by the rule that the value of a service performed quickly looses value with time passing after said service is rendered.

    That is why...
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    Salt water being the electrolyte and possibly 4...

    Salt water being the electrolyte and possibly 4 different types (alloys) of metal = a battery.... a small pin hole on either end will allow salt water entry an then after oxygen depletion the...
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    I think this You Tube video by Mike Holt is...

    I think this You Tube video by Mike Holt is pretty interesting.... I might have seen this on PM some months ago..... aging brain cell syndrome again ( I think)
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    I have been using BD Machinery Movers lately....

    I have been using BD Machinery Movers lately. Father & son team. Very nice folks, careful and reasonable rates. 714 595 4838, ask for Bob. I believe they are in Huntington Beach or Fullerton in...
  23. I really like M/C for many reasons.... never had...

    I really like M/C for many reasons.... never had a screwed up order unless I mis-ordered through my own idiocy. MSC is way too expensive and slow on delivery. I have never been to one of their...
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    I recently bought a 1980's vintage Miller Dialarc...

    I recently bought a 1980's vintage Miller Dialarc 250 HF that came w/ a Bernard torch cooler. Everything worked when I tested it during the tire kicking session so I bought it. The whole kit needed a...
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    I wrote to Ugo Montagano and received a reply the...

    I wrote to Ugo Montagano and received a reply the next day about SAG 14 parts... in English.

    Ugo Montagano <[email protected]>

    Dear Chuck,

    Thank you for your inquiry.

    Unfortunately, the...
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