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    It seems that most store-bought drills suck. I...

    It seems that most store-bought drills suck. I have been away from the deer blind shop for a number of weeks and Rob bought a set of drill and a two-pack. I tried our normal drill process of C...
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    Abrasive 1 1/2 SG is a very high-class grinder,...

    Abrasive 1 1/2 SG is a very high-class grinder, an old machine still running tenths is common. Plus they are scrapable. so often able to make an old clunker like new.

    Yes good to know the spindle...
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    Threading in a tap would be a good ballpark gauge...

    Threading in a tap would be a good ballpark gauge but best to keep very short as the drill press, mill, or other machines Tram would play a part in the inspection.
  4. Using a water-based cleaner add some washing...

    Using a water-based cleaner add some washing soda.
    With drying the soda leaves a fine powder and avoids rusting. Yes, it is still best to oil wipe when dry.
    At painting, a cleaner should be used to...
  5. QT: [ have you considered simply selling the...

    QT: [ have you considered simply selling the manufacturing rights on the patent?] No, I haven't tried that.
  6. There are likely 100 different kinds to hitch...

    There are likely 100 different kinds to hitch locks all with their customer and reason to buy or not.
    Certainly, I looked at them.
    Amazon.com : trailer hitch locks

    Likely I will call my device a...
  7. QT Garwood: [I would go a hell of a lot thinner...

    QT Garwood: [I would go a hell of a lot thinner than .100"]

    Thinner would likely do just fine.

    14 gauge or .075 would be Ok.
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    Likely stripper bolts cut off short would be a...

    Likely stripper bolts cut off short would be a bargain gauge, might be good for .002 (?).
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    Yes, I ran an amp meter on a Reid 6-18 manual...

    Yes, I ran an amp meter on a Reid 6-18 manual electrochemical SG running carbide. I could pull about 5 amps with a full 1/2 metal wheel with an electrical construct bonding wheel..with a 3 HP pope...
  10. What would be a good choice for steel? I have...

    What would be a good choice for steel?
    I have made them with mild steel for test and that seems OK.
    A little heat treat might be due.

    I was thinking about $2 each..I had a guy rough quote me...
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    Here is an OK tramming youtube. Tramming The...

    Here is an OK tramming youtube.
    Tramming The Mill - YouTube
  12. trying to add the photo om my hitch clop cover

    Here is a larger photo of my hitch clip safety cover.
    I know the .075 radius is wrong and I did fix the to .80
    Yes, I'm asking for manufacturing advice and a possible quote.
    Thanks so far for...
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    You might post the left-over stuff, just photo #...

    You might post the left-over stuff, just photo # and item #, yes after sales slow or stop...

    *Oh, you could have had the photo number in the photo.
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    I"m Wondering if my pay pal came through. Buck

    I"m Wondering if my pay pal came through.
    Buck
  15. Mostly looking for thoughts about material...

    Mostly looking for thoughts about material choice. SS, compared to plated steel, nickel-plated, since, zinc copper for the brassy look or even galvanized. That is for manufacturing cost. Would SS by...
  16. Most any security device is child's play to a...

    Most any security device is child's play to a machinist.
    The advantage to mine is you still have the hitch pin and clip at hand if for some reason the lock should fail...and I think many people are...
  17. The belt driven cartridge spindle is oil-filled...

    The belt driven cartridge spindle is oil-filled but it looks like your machine does not have a cartridge spindle.

    Many grinders have oil pockets for oiled ways, I believe your grinder does not...
  18. New product advice needed, ouotes welcome.

    Here is my trailer hitch clip safety cover. I do have a patent on it. It is a deterrent to hitch clip failure and theft of the hitch ball arm with the addition of a padlock or a bolt and nut. With...
  19. Plus the take-off amount would need to be...

    Plus the take-off amount would need to be considered because the take from the angles would be different than that from the flats. Grinding with too hard or fine grit wheel might cause a burn and...
  20. Mounting a tool post grinder might be a good/OK...

    Mounting a tool post grinder might be a good/OK spindle.
  21. I thought about similar.. Using the milled bed...

    I thought about similar.. Using the milled bed area as a guide to regrind the bed. yes only if the mill or planer machined areas ran .003 or so and the functional bed was off .015 or more. Agree it...
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    What did they say when you called about the...

    What did they say when you called about the problem?

    KCM phone numbers
    281-664-1020
    888 664-1020
    It would be fair to the chuck maker to address your concerns.
    It would be fair to PM to know...
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    QT: Agree on too much speed and not a very heavy...

    QT: Agree on too much speed and not a very heavy lathe but...

    The mounted upside-down parting tool tends to try to lift the saddle up until it solids up, whereas the parting tool being upside up...
  24. So what is the rest of the story? shaving the...

    So what is the rest of the story? shaving the flywheel to fir another engine into the scooter?
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    #10- A would like $25 #2E two tap wrenches #5...

    #10- A would like $25

    #2E two tap wrenches
    #5 m and n v blocks
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