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  1. LOL! Winding meself up, am I? "Worn Milnes? ...

    LOL! Winding meself up, am I?

    "Worn Milnes?

    "Opening the kimono" then..

    My "shop" -- automotive and carpentry/remodeling -heavy.. was in SUCH sorry shape after years of being near-as dammit...
  2. Where and when a DC is that "central" a player,...

    Where and when a DC is that "central" a player, it should not even BE sharing the same RPC as machine tools.

    If not a VFD (Dave's case, your self-adjusting additions..) THEN a dedicated RPC of...
  3. LOL! Are they so hard to find, now, that we...

    LOL!

    Are they so hard to find, now, that we have to offshore the photos to an underfunded student of information technology somewhere in Italy?

    Metalworking needs study TOO!

    Learn more?
    ...
  4. It pays well. VERY! Piss-off one guy out of a...

    It pays well. VERY!

    Piss-off one guy out of a thousand who will get TF off his one ASS and go beat your game? Humanity advances. 999 passengers drop a coin into his fare box and get to enjoy the...
  5. Not if the jaw has severe tilt it does not. ...

    Not if the jaw has severe tilt it does not.

    And we already KNOW it IS 'severe' because that is why he CAME here,

    Drillpress? No problem. Same vise.

    Work set LOW, below the axis of the...
  6. Get real. Kurt AngLock? Name-brand Vertical...

    Get real.

    Kurt AngLock? Name-brand Vertical Mill? Mill-hand was born at night, but it wasn't LAST night?

    Helps to have something to WORK WITH too, yah?

    Vise-shaped-object HE has would prolly...
  7. Waste of time to "machine" on scheisse. You...

    Waste of time to "machine" on scheisse.

    You CAN TOO gold-plate a turd. Ask any plater.
    But if a turd is what it was? A turd it will forever BE!

    CUT.. a modest collection.. of ignorant...
  8. Well f**k THAT! My whole PLAN is to NOT "work"....

    Well f**k THAT! My whole PLAN is to NOT "work".

    Earned the right to just f**k-around as I see fit!

    The HARD way.

    Eg: NOT in a machine shop! Hasn't been decent money in it for a "worker" for...
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    EVERY firearm a HUMAN can LIFT has to make SOME...

    EVERY firearm a HUMAN can LIFT has to make SOME compromises "somewhere".

    So we do the interchangeable parts thing ... and put a touch of inspection and preventive maintenance on our dance-card.
    ...
  10. Y'know.. yah shudda stuck with your opening...

    Y'know.. yah shudda stuck with your opening observation:

    "... a four way toolpost would be much more convenient, at least for my purposes."

    Because they still are...

    Some of my many 4-Way...
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    Thanks, but.. "The model 1100 holds the record...

    Thanks, but..

    "The model 1100 holds the record for the most shells fired out of an autoloading shotgun without malfunction, cleaning or parts breakage with a record of over 24,000 rounds. The...
  12. WTF??? We should get MOUTH BREATHING LESSONS...

    WTF???

    We should get MOUTH BREATHING LESSONS from you, next?

    You DO have that shit written DOWN somewhere.. with an "exaggerated" sketch, "made some years ago"..yah?

    Or is some poor sod on...
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    "Tooling"? What does the cute little hamster...

    "Tooling"?

    What does the cute little hamster use?

    A collection of Dental burrs, maybe?

    I need new teeth, but if I shop-fab a set on the bigger mill they're bound to end-up looking like a...
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    Prsesume you mean to adapt Black Max to the 10EE...

    Prsesume you mean to adapt Black Max to the 10EE reduction gearbox?

    ISTR code and/or drawings were furnished a while back in a PM thread, already?
  15. No need for the VFD to have any braking. The...

    No need for the VFD to have any braking.

    The brake needs to be able to tell the VFD to stop powering the motor though!

    On my HBX-360, when you tread on the brake-bar across the front of the...
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    Not so! "Flag Blue" rather! Or even "whites!"...

    Not so! "Flag Blue" rather!

    Or even "whites!"

    "One day in Vietnam..", a Seabee driver picking up Oxygen & Acetylene asked if there was anything the Navy could do for us:

    "Matter of fact, we...
  17. Your English if fine for a Calabrese. :D ...

    Your English if fine for a Calabrese.

    :D

    You need to safely dispose of the scrap metel pretending to be a vise and the scrap metal pretending to be a mill and either.. find something less...
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    You were just f*****g with us, right? I mean,...

    You were just f*****g with us, right?

    I mean, not even the Devil has a lathe that don't move when clamped.

    And whom d'you know who could give less of a damn?

    Not as if anybody is going to...
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    I think that classed it as "Open, Drip Proof" and...

    I think that classed it as "Open, Drip Proof" and perhaps even "Fan Aided"
    then?

    So long as not BADLY full of rocks, dog hair, mud-dauber incubator-tubes, and truant Hickory-nut shells, they cool...
  20. You mean "in relative luxury". I once had an...

    You mean "in relative luxury".

    I once had an Engineer Officer Candidate, given name "Posten".
    Now where would an ethnic Japanese-American get a given name like "Posten"?

    The concentration camp...
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    I very nearly married a young lady from the...

    I very nearly married a young lady from the office over fixing me. At lunchtime. Cute as can be, but I had NO KLEW she had any interest... until one day she appears in the door of my office with a...
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    LOL! That trick must have come into the world...

    LOL! That trick must have come into the world when flush-toilets began displacing the privy. And sometimes one DOES know who did it. Because they just HAVE to brag!

    Late summer / early fall of...
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    Ppphhht! That's no big deal. My Cazeneuve has...

    Ppphhht! That's no big deal.

    My Cazeneuve has a cross between the Devil and an air-raid siren built into the hub of the mechanical band-brake .... to remind a body the French gal is only for...
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    Anal-Hoser-Buttwasher's tinned, ready-made,...

    Anal-Hoser-Buttwasher's tinned, ready-made, store-bought urine sample for the lazy, you mean?

    Gord Bamford - Breakfast Beer - YouTube
  25. Yabut... @ 15% its enough less than the...

    Yabut... @ 15% its enough less than the heavier-hitters of the EU they can still afford to malt beer in a third of theirs.

    :)

    More seriously, COVID effects have caused MOST jurisdictions to...
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