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    The profile is a fairly simple milling and...

    The profile is a fairly simple milling and turning job....more complex is how the angled pitch locking surfaces were machined,and matched to a tolerance of .001".....The firearms industry were the...
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    JM,the Murphy diesels were owned by North...

    JM,the Murphy diesels were owned by North West,for their own machines,as well as for sale .And as you say ,a lot of iron ,either put it in the motor ,or into counterweights,...North West also used IH...
  3. Yes ,and be very careful of internet scammers...

    Yes ,and be very careful of internet scammers /thieves ....always check the histories /posts of anyone offering to sell you that extra rare part.....Old motorbike collectors seem to be especially...
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    We used to shoot all sorts of x mils into a pile...

    We used to shoot all sorts of x mils into a pile of logs with dirt covering ....What you do need to be careful of is "tunneling".....shift your target around ,and check the backstop isnt getting a...
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    There is a far more insidious service industry...

    There is a far more insidious service industry that feeds off complex legislation...and takes fees everytime someone tries to do something requiring approvals or services from any level of...
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    On one of the hobby machine forums ,there is a...

    On one of the hobby machine forums ,there is a long series ,with pictures of rebuilding a Ward 2D .....might be model Engineer...not sure. But they sort out all the problems with a seemingly good...
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    This guy is a repeat spammer .....surprised hes...

    This guy is a repeat spammer .....surprised hes still with the forum.....But if he is truly Trans or Bi ,then there might be discrimination issues.
  8. Moved past all that ..the Indians say they are...

    Moved past all that ..the Indians say they are building ventilators for $600....Now thats a big market.
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    Seems Brazil is taking the hands off ,que...

    Seems Brazil is taking the hands off ,que sera,sera approach ...so the model can be tested......Incidentally I went shopping before .....and the Chinese are all gone !....gone ! as in none ,not a...
  10. Others have said the gold colour is a result of...

    Others have said the gold colour is a result of the digital colourizing of a black and white film.......I was more impressed with the assembly of the Gamet Bearings .......makes a nonsense of those...
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    Towards the end of the war ,money was short on...

    Towards the end of the war ,money was short on both sides and gas shells became the munition of choice ...The projectile was simply a hollow casting ,with a driving band and a threaded plug.....the...
  12. The guy is a millenial ...what do you...

    The guy is a millenial ...what do you expect?.....Some of the biggest dummies I ever met were ultra qualified .....this guy is an 'astrophysicist',nobody cares if what he does is right or wrong,or...
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    You cant avoid it...all the shiny toys millenials...

    You cant avoid it...all the shiny toys millenials are hooked on come from China ,and nowhere else is on the horizon.And a lot of millenials havent even heard of covid 19 ,they live in a world of...
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    No access ? Working on forks is a...

    No access ? Working on forks is a nightmare?.....where have I heard that before?.......The cams are the only adjustment in the parts diagram.....can you get at the cam hex with a long thin...
  15. This would be about the same time the orange one...

    This would be about the same time the orange one was calling out 'fake news',and 'A hoax'
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    Nope ...caskets and tombstones.

    Nope ...caskets and tombstones.
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    My comment would be if you wait for a pandemic to...

    My comment would be if you wait for a pandemic to buy a gun ,you are a dipstick ,or a poser ....Anyway ,no effect on me ,and in any case ,all the ranges are closed ,and you arent allowed to go...
  18. Teens are convinced they are shortly going to...

    Teens are convinced they are shortly going to inherit the planet .....without working ...which is a big attraction......consequently ,they are keen to hurry the process along ......Im supposed to...
  19. only demand is for cat converters ...never been...

    only demand is for cat converters ...never been higher .....previously the scrappies here had a deal with the cops not to buy from walkins....not now....get set for the crime wave ,dont park your car...
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    Yay ,Nobel Peace Prize for the orange...

    Yay ,Nobel Peace Prize for the orange one,...AND..Nobel Prize for Medcine....The man is a legend ..
  21. The idea is to slow and de-streamline the gas...

    The idea is to slow and de-streamline the gas flow ,because the gas has a slower reaction speed than acetylene.......Ive see some nozzles with hundreds of holes ,precision drilled ,to get gas...
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    State governors have ordered lockdowns without...

    State governors have ordered lockdowns without consulting the orange ones dream of a disease free easter.Seems serious restriction of movement with substantial penalties is the only way to get thru...
  23. Find someone scrapping an old lathe ...there is...

    Find someone scrapping an old lathe ...there is your rack and pinion .....I'd give you one ,if you pulled it out yourself ........a car rack and pinion is quite complex,unless its used as a complete...
  24. Meantime ,away from the wonderful world of orange...

    Meantime ,away from the wonderful world of orange ....some in the UK have developed a modification of CPAP machines that will halve the need for ventilators,and put the idea into production .
  25. Value in US $....but no way to forecast when the...

    Value in US $....but no way to forecast when the dust finally settles .....stats for the pandemic show it takes the collector age group ,so who knows what will be in 6,12 months...Yes ,put up some...
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