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    michchiganbuck,Did your friend go to...

    michchiganbuck,Did your friend go to DeLand,Sherwood Medical by any chance?
    My supervisor worked there many years and did needle grinding.
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    My currant supervisor worked for the company that...

    My currant supervisor worked for the company that invented the disposable syringes for many years, Sherwood Medical.He told me he ran the grinders.What exactly do you want to know? I think they made...
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    All Industrial Tool Supply has oversize CXA 1"...

    All Industrial Tool Supply has oversize CXA 1" tool holders for about $26.Std CXA's hold 3/4" tools.
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    In case anyone is interested in the KISMET....

    In case anyone is interested in the KISMET. kismet yacht - Bing video
    I got the FEC bridge info wrong,it replaced a single track swing bridge that opened in 1890.
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    The RR bridge in the fore ground is the former...

    The RR bridge in the fore ground is the former FEC bridge ,opened in 1923 financed by Henry Flagler.It was the first rr bridge across the northern St Johns.The Acosta behind it opened a year earlier...
  6. To bad they didn't make the base so you could...

    To bad they didn't make the base so you could turn the pull off & on.I refurbed a cheap mag vee block with rare earth magnets.I think I ended up with three 50lb mags.Very impressive!
    Another...
  7. When I got my first stent,like a dummy I didn't...

    When I got my first stent,like a dummy I didn't take a leak first.At that time they didn't put me out. Couldn't feel anything but was alert and could see the screen if it was turned a little.Halfway...
  8. The air exiting the nozzle will not make a 180...

    The air exiting the nozzle will not make a 180 and pressurize the area behind the exit point.It doesn't on low pressure stuff.Put a port behind the nozzle and attach a gauge.And film it,or if you...
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    The Glomar Explorer was one of the highlights of...

    The Glomar Explorer was one of the highlights of the Hughes organisation. Doubt that any country could pull off something like that today.Not just the ship.
    The raising of the Kursk was remarkable...
  10. Right at the discharge nozzle.If you extend the...

    Right at the discharge nozzle.If you extend the nozzle into the cone the area behind the nozzle will have a vacuum created and at the velocity you have it will be considerable.A simple vent will draw...
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    I always liked rowing a shifter.When the...

    I always liked rowing a shifter.When the powerglides and trans brakes came out I started loosing interest. Definitely more consistent and cheaper in the long run.
    When the poor boys with skill and...
  12. Bluechipx,probably best to set it a optimal angle...

    Bluechipx,probably best to set it a optimal angle when the boat is at plane say 40 or so.You can get there pdq without any problems even if angle is wrong at rest then add thrust.A lot of t&e in...
  13. That Turbonique boat in the video has a lot...

    That Turbonique boat in the video has a lot slower response than I think the air rocket will have based on the numbers bandied about.Maybe a staged release would be safer.
    Much above 60-70 mph is...
  14. Turbonique(the company that supplied Cpt.Jack's...

    Turbonique(the company that supplied Cpt.Jack's cart engines)had a picture of a small hydro with two rockets on it.It was a still shot in the water,doubt if they ever ran it.
    When a conventional...
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    Just curious, what did that come off?I can't...

    Just curious, what did that come off?I can't remember seeing one with that center bearing.
    Axial run out is most important, more so than on center.If you could clamp the drive lugs to a face plate ...
  16. We were watching a jet car starting up making wet...

    We were watching a jet car starting up making wet starts.A couple of young sailors next to me,one of them explaining everything to the other.Suddenly a large black canvass looking thing billowed up...
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    I still have most of the Craftsman set my mother...

    I still have most of the Craftsman set my mother bought me in 57.The chrome is gone on some of them but none have ever worn out or broken.I have a couple of the torque wrenches made by Precision...
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    As Gordon H says a zz(double shield) does not...

    As Gordon H says a zz(double shield) does not contact the inner race,it is not a seal.The shield is staked in place in a groove in the outer race and does not move relative to the outer race.I have...
  19. I met EJ Potter at Spruce Creek one year.He had...

    I met EJ Potter at Spruce Creek one year.He had in addition to the bike a 57 Plymouth with an Allison engine in it.He had duel slicks on it.Not to fast,150 or so but a real tire smoker,crowd...
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    Thermite, explain how a vari-pitch blade on a...

    Thermite, explain how a vari-pitch blade on a hacksaw would be any advantage.
    Never said bs stock was the same,(said providing you could find similar size)since bs stock comes in a lot of different...
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    Try Eisen machinery.They sell parts for Taiwan...

    Try Eisen machinery.They sell parts for Taiwan machinery.There are a lot of the same heads made with a lot of different trade names on them.Yours looks a lot like my Webb.Call them and send them a...
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    I think the gear selector to the left of the QC...

    I think the gear selector to the left of the QC lever nails it down to the Purcel Visby.Also the selector above it,fwd & rev?Carriages look alot alike but the headstocks are kind of unique to each...
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    I don't see anything that screams junk to me on...

    I don't see anything that screams junk to me on that saw.There is enough difference between that and the cheap saws that someone tried to design and make a decent saw.Not the caliber of the old hd...
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    There is not really much pressure involved so the...

    There is not really much pressure involved so the press fit tube is fine.
    The plunger pump originally had no seal on the plunger,the 50's-70's square heads,don't know about the later Makinos. and...
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    I have used a much cruder same principal device...

    I have used a much cruder same principal device over the years to straighten shafts ,poles ect in place.
    When I started at our old plant one of our sheeters got hit(forklift) and bent two uprights...
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