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  1. These folks do it for a living: Precision...

    These folks do it for a living:

    Precision Closed-End Tubes | Esterline & Sons Precision Machining
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    Please do something to keep the truck from...

    Please do something to keep the truck from rolling. If you are just in park,you are counting on the pawl to hold the load. Even with the parking brake on I would be concerned. Make sure you block...
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    Here's a link to a Lindsay Books reprint. ...

    Here's a link to a Lindsay Books reprint.

    Machinist Ways and Means - AbeBooks

    The description has no relation to the cover or the expected content. It might be worth contacting the seller...
  4. In measurement, there are two different things,...

    In measurement, there are two different things, accuracy and precision. This demonstration shows that the dro is very precise, but not necessarily accurate.

    My dad worked as an engineer in...
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    For the ring for the backwards mount, use a...

    For the ring for the backwards mount, use a bearing race off an old bearing. More parallel than anything I can cut.
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    We had one of these pass through the used tool...

    We had one of these pass through the used tool shop charity where I volunteer about nine months ago. It was a three jaw, though. We didn't have the wrench, that's the first I've seen of it. Seeing...
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    I can understand the need to ban people, either...

    I can understand the need to ban people, either temporarily or permanently depending on the issue, but deleting all the threads associated with the user is a poor choice.

    The focus of the site...
  8. I have the little brother to that. It is marked...

    I have the little brother to that. It is marked on the barrel as a 127, has "242" engraved on the front, and "CHAMPLAIN" on the back handle. It measures from 0 to 4". My brother found it at an...
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    I need to make wipers for my shaper, but I got...

    I need to make wipers for my shaper, but I got sidetracked after I ordered these so I don't have experience using it yet:

    FOSHIO White Soft Felt Squeegee Automotive Vinyl Wrapping Tool - Wool...
  10. My brother had digestive and lethargy issues for...

    My brother had digestive and lethargy issues for many years. He went to a diet specialist, who put him on a gluten free diet. Lots of fruits, vegetables, etc., and by the end of the week he almost...
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    @PeteM, I agree with you about how the Duracel...

    @PeteM, I agree with you about how the Duracel quality has cratered. Starting about 2012 or 2013 they seemed to go bad. I'd guess 15% leak before the expiration date in my experience. The old ones...
  12. If it helps the two folks out who are vying for...

    If it helps the two folks out who are vying for the full cross-slide and compound, I still have the cross slide alone mentioned in this thread for sale.
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    I volunteer at a charity used tool store. We use...

    I volunteer at a charity used tool store. We use *bay for pricing guidance. Once you know the name of an item is to enter the name and maker into an *bay search. Scroll down the column on the left...
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    Introductory Gear Tutorial

    This web page has the best explanation of of gear function and terms that I've seen. It's not a design tool, it is a learning tool. It clearly explains gears with interactive animations that...
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    It looks like I'm late to this party, but I did...

    It looks like I'm late to this party, but I did run across an interesting product the other day that falls in this area.

    Generac makes a product called PWRCell that is available in an 11000 watt...
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    I had to look it up... Here's the pricing on the...

    I had to look it up... Here's the pricing on the current model:

    $4492 Current top of the line machine (Mark VII Pro)
    $ 599 Bandsaw
    $ 60 Sanding disc
    $5091 Total
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    SLK001, thank you for commenting. We agree on...

    SLK001, thank you for commenting. We agree on the register idea! I'm answering your questions in reverse order.

    There is a lot of controversy about the need to closely fit the chuck and...
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    Experiments with Chuck Centering

    The recent discussion about the size of the register and the centering of the chuck on a threaded spindle led me down quite a rabbit hole.

    I am a believer in the "threads center the chuck" theory,...
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    This is a porcelain sign above each CO2...

    This is a porcelain sign above each CO2 extinguisher in the place I used to work:

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    We used solvent solutions of polymers, commonly referred to as dope, in the manufacturing operation. I...
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    I would cheat and find an inexpensive bearing...

    I would cheat and find an inexpensive bearing where the outer race width is proper and it just fits over the spindle when the bearing bits are removed.. It will be ground flatter and squarer than...
  21. My brother does really tiny stuff. His next to...

    My brother does really tiny stuff. His next to last employer used to make .001 edm holes by the thousands. They now claim shaped holes down to 10 microns with sub micron location accuracy.
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    Craigslist Rockford Shaper Rochester NY

    No connection to this, I just thought someone that had space and power for this might be interested.

    For Sale Rockford Hy-Draulic 16 inch shaper in Rochester, NY - tools...
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    This is sort of OT, but still in the...

    This is sort of OT, but still in the re-magnetization arena. I have a Brown & Sharpe 599-7742-7 Heavy Duty Dog-House Permanent Magnetic Base Holder that has maybe 3 lb attraction when turned on. I...
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    Panama Tom's post brings me back to Carol Boyd's...

    Panama Tom's post brings me back to Carol Boyd's post. One of the first courses taught in the Chemical Engineering curriculum is dimensional analysis. It is an extremely powerful tool for checking...
  25. Assuming home use, I'd look into getting...

    Assuming home use, I'd look into getting electronic lead screw parts from ebay and solve the problem that way. It could be a fun project and easier than finding the parts. A relatively short ball...
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