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  1. Milling vise stop? Height gauge attachment?

    Milling vise stop? Height gauge attachment?
  2. Lot bigger lathe than I thought! A 250VA...

    Lot bigger lathe than I thought!

    A 250VA transformer seems small to be powering a spindle brake, in addition to all the other contactor coils. But there may be other transformers in the machine...
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    It's yours, John. I do a fair amount of turret...

    It's yours, John.

    I do a fair amount of turret work and this would fit my machines, but don't think its rare use would justify having it.

    neil
  4. Quick answer: yes and no. :D That rectifier...

    Quick answer: yes and no. :D

    That rectifier may be for a DC injection brake, or may be just a rectifier for control voltage that's been bypassed or may be the machine's been converted to single...
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    All put there by Americans, of course.

    All put there by Americans, of course.
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    Thunderjet, Do the math... Loads on the rotor...

    Thunderjet,

    Do the math... Loads on the rotor go up by the cube of the wind speed (drag x lift) and centrifugal loads go up as the square of rotational speed. So go from 60mph to 120 mph, rotor...
  7. Thread: Burgmaster 1 D

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    No offense intended, but if you were able to post...

    No offense intended, but if you were able to post a pic somehow, I'm sure someone could identify it.

    If you're able to take a pic and email it to me, I could post it for you.
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    Interested. Brand/model/pt #?

    Interested. Brand/model/pt #?
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    At any wind speed? No. Not economical to make a...

    At any wind speed? No. Not economical to make a turbine and tower strong enough to run at high wind speeds. Available power in the wind is proportional to the cube of the wind speed (acting on the...
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    Scroll down this antique gun forum...

    Scroll down this antique gun forum thread for a cornucopia of antique roll crimpers.

    If it was a crimper, the OP's tool is missing the lever and attachment point to put force on the brass end of...
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    Peanuts compared to a nuke.

    Peanuts compared to a nuke.
  12. Maybe it was just a switch/sensor to ground....

    Maybe it was just a switch/sensor to ground. Agreed, though, that's not a very secure connection.
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    Or.... Give a man a fish, feed him for a day....

    Or....

    Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll fish 24/7. ;)
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    That's a fairly low bar. Federals are a LOT...

    That's a fairly low bar. Federals are a LOT better than that.
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    Amen, brother! Sing it!

    Amen, brother! Sing it!
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    You got it! Uh, I mean, I'll take it. Sending pm.

    You got it! Uh, I mean, I'll take it. Sending pm.
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    Worse than HF? Anything named "...mart". :) Ebay....

    Worse than HF? Anything named "...mart". :) Ebay. Amazon. Crap is everywhere.

    Lots of vendors sell tools of inconsistent quality, even American manufacturers make duds. I'm mostly a used American...
  18. You're in the right place. Machinists used to use...

    You're in the right place. Machinists used to use these things, many still do, but there's not much market for them now that most things are designed on the computer.

    The "compass" is still...
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    And, as it turns out, neither did he. William...

    And, as it turns out, neither did he. William Safire wrote it for him.
  20. Those are for pussies. Just staple your socks on....

    Those are for pussies. Just staple your socks on.

    And when the holes get too big, trade 'em in for new ones! Yer socks, I mean.
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    Damn. You must be almost as old as I am! :D

    Damn. You must be almost as old as I am! :D
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    And people who aren't that big on what passes for...

    And people who aren't that big on what passes for chatting these days...
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    I'll pile on. :D 6061-T6 stains when left in...

    I'll pile on. :D

    6061-T6 stains when left in the tumbler, too.

    If you want that tumbled look, just tumble them again.
  24. Thread: primer dies

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    Why would anyone walk in to a chemical supply...

    Why would anyone walk in to a chemical supply house and order? That's just asking for unwanted attention. These days people place orders via phone or online.

    Not to mention Timothy McVeigh didn't....
  25. Thread: Burgmaster 1 D

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    I was hoping that Burgmaster had rebranded...

    I was hoping that Burgmaster had rebranded someone else's tapper, in which case parts might still be available for your unit. There are a couple oddball tappers in the attic here looking for a use,...
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