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    Well, I think the standard procedure, would be to...

    Well, I think the standard procedure, would be to have anyone you showed the picture to sign a non-disclosure agreement, then start talking up how much of a percentage of the profits the guy that...
  2. Thread: Antique Planer

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    Yeah. The Office Supply Outfits sell Planners...

    Yeah. The Office Supply Outfits sell Planners along with Calenders and Daytimers.
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    Until you fess up to what kind of paint you were...

    Until you fess up to what kind of paint you were using, its all just a guess as to why you have not been happy with the results.

    Never bothered with primer on anything of a utility nature, went...
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    But there is no burn, like the slow burn, that...

    But there is no burn, like the slow burn, that builds when you paid full on top quality price, to some retailer who bought the same old chinesium crap, and stuck a flag sticker and a shiny label on...
  5. Jesus man! Don't do that! Cut off the hardened...

    Jesus man! Don't do that!

    Cut off the hardened piece, and throw it where you won't be reminded so often that you done somethin' dumb.

    That stuff now has a harder heart than a Granny aged Street...
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    Move the overarm out to full forward extension....

    Move the overarm out to full forward extension. Account for the thickness of the arbor support bracket.
    Measure from the face of a tool in the Horizontal spindle, to where the arbor support is/will...
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    If y'all are looking down yer noses at Ferraris,...

    If y'all are looking down yer noses at Ferraris, whatcha driving?
    Post pictures!

    They sure seem to me to have more curb appeal that the Average Ford Focus! And they seem to draw a fair bit more...
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    Yeah, per my earlier post, I worked in a shop...

    Yeah, per my earlier post, I worked in a shop with both a Scaub 150, and a 3250VS "New" Colchester, and I own a 2500 Master.

    I'd be pretty hard pressed to NOT take the Schaublin, up against some...
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    Yeah, lots of dissing on Colchesters. Whatever....

    Yeah, lots of dissing on Colchesters. Whatever. You don't sell THAT many machines, without having made something worth having.

    And, much in common with the likes of Bridgeport mills, they were not...
  10. Thread: Air Rivet Guns

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    Same suppliers I gave you before. A new puller...

    Same suppliers I gave you before. A new puller with a couple pulling heads is going to cost you as much as $3K or a bit more new. Used is uglier, but still gonna run for about a million more rivets,...
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    Deckel FP2. Schaublin 13. Lots of low...

    Deckel FP2.

    Schaublin 13.

    Lots of low headroom mills.

    But if you own the house, Get right on a wee reno in the garage and buy whatever's cheapest. Punching out enough space to put a taller...
  12. Thread: Air Rivet Guns

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    What size and material rivets. Solids? Pop...

    What size and material rivets. Solids? Pop Rivets?

    I scored a pretty nice ergonomic/antivibration CP 4x rivet gun on ebay a while back. Guy selling did not know that they needed to have a tool in...
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    Webasto Heater. Fuel fired heater that will...

    Webasto Heater.

    Fuel fired heater that will provide warmed coolant, and/or warm air.

    Not cheap, but Overseas made clones are out there. Or find a heavy truck wrecker, and see what he has in...
  14. Y'know, I became a pretty decent mechanic,...

    Y'know, I became a pretty decent mechanic, because I flat out could not afford to pay shop rates at first, then would not. Took me three times as long, still made me a pretty good wage, at 1/3 of the...
  15. If that IS the same machine, it cleaned up pretty...

    If that IS the same machine, it cleaned up pretty nice.

    Can't say as I am partial to the blue paint, though.
  16. Chrome won't get you home, but it sure beats...

    Chrome won't get you home, but it sure beats scrubbing grasshopper guts out of rough castings and other rough surfaces!

    Looking at that mill and drill press, I see a couple pretty good magazine...
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    I know which kind I need. The FREE kind! If you...

    I know which kind I need. The FREE kind! If you mail me a sample of each, I'll happily provide feedback!
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    At risk of turning this in to a mutual admiration...

    At risk of turning this in to a mutual admiration society meeting, thanks.

    I was scratching my head, trying to work out what you were trying to convey. Like as not, if the fella was confused...
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    I did. It's in the third post of this thread. ...

    I did. It's in the third post of this thread.

    He wants, as I understood his post, information on how to accurately make replacements for the pilot bushings for his chamber reamers.

    Drill...
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    We all have our preferences, eh! In all...

    We all have our preferences, eh!

    In all honestly, when dealing with used machinery, condition trumps all.

    Were you to offer me a Holbrook or Monarch, new in the crate, next to a Scaublin 150 in...
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    He is actually trying to make the pilot bushings,...

    He is actually trying to make the pilot bushings, and you are trying to make it very much more complicated than it has to be. A LOT more.
    Maybe you have seen replaceable non-rotating pilots on...
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    That's sure a convoluted and roundabout way of...

    That's sure a convoluted and roundabout way of accomplishing a simple BRASS bushing, per what the OP is wanting to make.

    If you do all the critical dimensions (ID, OD, and one reasonably square...
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    Y'know that was like, five frikken years ago,...

    Y'know that was like, five frikken years ago, yeah?

    Ever found a five year old newspaper, and started calling the numbers in the Classified ads?
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    Do all your turning, without taking the part off...

    Do all your turning, without taking the part off the parent stock, until you have all the dimensions as you need.

    By doing all your turning in a single set-up, you eliminate any need to re-align...
  25. Mazda Forklift Engine - 2.0L or 2.2L? - Intella...

    Mazda Forklift Engine - 2.0L or 2.2L? - Intella Liftparts

    The Mazda 2.0 and 2.2 Liter engines were used in the 1980's, B2000/B2200 series trucks, the Mazda 626 cars too, for a bunch of years. Even...
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