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    High helix carbide side cutting end mills would...

    High helix carbide side cutting end mills would work. You would probably have to have the shanks reduced to 16mm for the larger than 16mm cutters. For the smaller sizes, collets might let you use the...
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    How you clean the glasses makes a difference in...

    How you clean the glasses makes a difference in how long they last. Run cold tap water over both sides before cleaning with cleaner and a tissue. Never just rub them on your dirty apron while dirty...
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    Thanks, gentlemen. Additional comments...

    Thanks, gentlemen.

    Additional comments welcome.
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    The China screws are usually just shitty. Once...

    The China screws are usually just shitty. Once you replace them you will see.
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    I’ve replaced all the screws in the budget...

    I’ve replaced all the screws in the budget holders with quality U.S. made screws. Huge improvement for very little money.
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    New shop split unit ductless BTU calculation?

    Moving to new shop. Lathe, mill and handwork. 20 X 20 with 12 foot ceiling. Well insulated.

    I can put a ductless unit through the wall. The various online calculators tell me about 18,000 BTUs....
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    You may get less deflection and resulting taper...

    You may get less deflection and resulting taper using positive inserts because the cutting forces will be lower. A 1.25” carbide bar will do it, but it’ll cost ya an arm and a leg.

    Unless you...
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    I’d buy (I have) these in the 10 or so most used...

    I’d buy (I have) these in the 10 or so most used sizes. They are excellent products and not too costly. Some of their distributors may offer assorted sets as well if that seems more useful to you.
    ...
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    You definitely want to take the negative to a...

    You definitely want to take the negative to a modern digital photo lab and have them do a high resolution scan, make adjustmenst and print from the resulting file. It will cost you a bit but the...
  10. Thread: Old vice grips

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    Very jealous of that 10 pocket set!

    Very jealous of that 10 pocket set!
  11. I have a Graco HVLP outfit that is good for...

    I have a Graco HVLP outfit that is good for bigger projects like doors, house trim and multiple cabinets at once. It uses a can under the gun. Then I have a small Sata HVLP that is gravity fed. Its...
  12. I have a Ford truck with a big screen and Apple...

    I have a Ford truck with a big screen and Apple CarPlay. It works great partly because the buttons are big and easy to hit quickly. The map feature is vastly superior to paper since it offers voice...
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    I use it and like it. It seems to do what I ask...

    I use it and like it. It seems to do what I ask of it on things like electrical connectors on trucks, motorcycles and trailers. It can be a little messy, but that’s why they make shop rags and paper...
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    Sold pending receipt of funds.

    Sold pending receipt of funds.
  15. So you have a friend who let you use his machine...

    So you have a friend who let you use his machine and then could not stand to watch you figure it out? Thank him and ask him to teach you. Offer to pay him or trade something of value. Make him a...
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    I have four good quality five gallon metal safety...

    I have four good quality five gallon metal safety cans to keep gas in. All non-ethanol, of course. I put a little stabil in as I refill during the fall when I know I won’t use much until spring. Then...
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    Non ethanol gas is a better bet for your mower...

    Non ethanol gas is a better bet for your mower and other 4 stroke engines. Gas with ethanol will very likely kill 2 strokes if you run it in them when it has absorbed moisture and gone off. You can’t...
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    Looks mighty nice.

    Looks mighty nice.
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    Those are good little mills. About 3/4 bridgeport...

    Those are good little mills. About 3/4 bridgeport size. Mine has an R8 spindle which is nice but you can buy the other collets if this one is not. I agree the current set up looks removable and if...
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    Keep it up boys! The bumps keep my post on page...

    Keep it up boys!
    The bumps keep my post on page one.

    Thanks,

    henrya

    "I don't care what the newspapers say about me as long as they spell my name right."
    P. T. Barnum maybe....
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    $150.00 shipped. Or trade for interesting stuff...

    $150.00 shipped. Or trade for interesting stuff like 5c collets or AXA tool holders.
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    I don’t see this as a marginal repair. It will...

    I don’t see this as a marginal repair. It will probably be better than new structurally. Or just buy a new chair for 5 grand plus.

    Once its thought out this is not that hard for an experienced...
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    I think your plan as laid out is sound, but...

    I think your plan as laid out is sound, but wonder if this improves it any...

    Make a contoured brace from the good opposite side of chair back and wax them up real nice so the epoxy will release....
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    The rotating feature is under the table, is...

    The rotating feature is under the table, is graduated and locks with set screws. So the table can be rotated for an operation but does not rotate by crank. The rotation nor the X or Y moves are made...
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    Let me know if the price is out of bounds. ...

    Let me know if the price is out of bounds.
    Offers or trades?
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