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    A few good places: Ernie Grospitch ...

    A few good places:
    Ernie Grospitch http://www.erniesknives.com/knifemaker_stencil.html
    T.U.S. Technologies http://tustech.com/
    I.M.G. http://www.img-electromark.com/
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    Crime statistics for concealed carry permit...

    Crime statistics for concealed carry permit holders? LOW
    There is quite a read on it here, with many cited references: ...
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    A thin argument. One drivers licence allows one...

    A thin argument. One drivers licence allows one to drive thousands of cars, and a license renewal is once every five years or so.
    So many more are killed or maimed by automobiles every year, that...
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    Build the customer a bolt to fit his hole...:D

    Build the customer a bolt to fit his hole...:D
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    Nice job on them, Brendan! I had to buy a tap...

    Nice job on them, Brendan!
    I had to buy a tap for doing mine, as thread milling on a manual mill would difficult at best, and I'd be sure to FUBAR it. :D
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    I'd stay away from even giving advice to someone...

    I'd stay away from even giving advice to someone that asked to make parts.
    Good way to lose a business, and end up with a roomie named Bubba...
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    If the 500 lb floor scale is one that uses...

    If the 500 lb floor scale is one that uses slotted add-on weights put on the end of the scale beam, then the biggest of those add-ons should add 100 or 200 lbs to the reading of the scale.
    200...
  8. Linearity checking takes a few more rings to do...

    Linearity checking takes a few more rings to do it.
    The rings in the set are to insure you are at a known starting place, just like an end standard is used for micrometer calipers that start above...
  9. Do them as two sets, as that's what they are......

    Do them as two sets, as that's what they are...
    The rings in the set don't check linearity, but just insure they are correct at one point in their measurement range.
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    Large G, huh? Might stand for Gucci... See if...

    Large G, huh? Might stand for Gucci... See if you can find out if they are carrying their paint in purses...
    Sorry... I do hate taggers.
  11. An expensive way to make a point, even if it does...

    An expensive way to make a point, even if it does lead to an improved product.
    Should have made an attempt to sell off the digital stuff, IMO, but some bosses just are like that, and want to make a...
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    In the manual...

    In the manual (http://www.mitutoyo.com/Manuals/99MBB079A5SJ201.pdf), they list adapters for adapting the drive head to height gages and magnetic stands... :)
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    We got better control putting the controller...

    We got better control putting the controller sensing in the return air duct rather than having a thermostat on a wall.
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    A bit more than I thought, Mark... Was the price...

    A bit more than I thought, Mark...
    Was the price from USG for on-site work, instead of shipping it to them?
    I know we don't ship customers plates off to be flattened.
    The flatness measurement you...
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    We had a 4X4 plate sitting out back that didn't...

    We had a 4X4 plate sitting out back that didn't look that bad after two years of weather. I would have taken it home, but had no place to put it. I found it a nice home.
    I agree with Mark. A new...
  16. Good luck in getting boarded up. Do be sure to...

    Good luck in getting boarded up.
    Do be sure to gather up the stuff you plan on taking with you if you have to bug out.
    Be safe.
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    Mark, I know we used to use PW Calibrators to...

    Mark, I know we used to use PW Calibrators to resurface plates we failed in calibration, but I'm not sure how current failures are done. I'll get with purchasing in the AM to see who our approved...
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    Go with the winch. Then it's 150 + winch weight,...

    Go with the winch. Then it's 150 + winch weight, plus you don't have to be as strong...
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    Quite an interesting thread, indeed! Back in the...

    Quite an interesting thread, indeed!
    Back in the early 70's I met a gunsmith in Houston that had put together a 4 ga. double with a smooth and rifled bore.
    He was looking for a fool to shoot it...
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    Bill, PM me, and I'll see if I have one, gratis....

    Bill, PM me, and I'll see if I have one, gratis.

    In our cal lab, we use 99% isopropanol. Some drug stores have it. Don't use 70%, as it has too much water in it to be a good solvent.
    Ethanol...
  21. No checks or money orders means PayPal has less...

    No checks or money orders means PayPal has less trouble getting additional fees they tack on per transaction. PayPal is owned by eBay <= asshats.
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    Green Scotchbrite is between 180-220 grit. White...

    Green Scotchbrite is between 180-220 grit. White is 600-800 grit, and real nice for a furniture pre-polish.
    I see no good reason to remove black Ferric Oxide, other than aesthetics, if everything...
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    Another option is to have the cast iron plate...

    Another option is to have the cast iron plate flattened by someone that can certify its accuracy.
    We calibrate surface plates where I work, and the cost to calibrate a 12X18 is $75.
    The dummies...
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    There are a few forums dedicated entirely to...

    There are a few forums dedicated entirely to Metrology.
    This one is dedicated too Metrology as it applies to Machining - mostly dimensional or mechanical measurement.
    I've been working in Metrology...
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    The lapping of the three plates to each other...

    The lapping of the three plates to each other will be possible, but will take some time, as the granite to granite faces will reduce the diameter of the lapping compound, be it SiC or diamond, by...
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