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  1. That's interesting, have a photo? Google is no...

    That's interesting, have a photo? Google is no help.
  2. Thread: Broaching force

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    Broaching is one of the simplest metalcutting...

    Broaching is one of the simplest metalcutting operations performed in a machine shop. It's still very easy to screw it up. I went through several vendors trying to get it done properly when I started...
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    Ditto all the above, every post. Unless he's a...

    Ditto all the above, every post.

    Unless he's a huge part of your profit, I'd refuse to process his parts for HT ever again, I'd demand COD for pre HT parts in process (if you choose to continue to...
  4. That was my first thought also, not having heard...

    That was my first thought also, not having heard or seen the observer's tone or body language. He might be seeing you as one would see an artist - passionate and committed.



    I say the same...
  5. Thread: Broaching force

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    I'm not an engineer, but I do pull similar parts....

    I'm not an engineer, but I do pull similar parts. Seat of the pants estimate from me is that you need about 5 tons to pull that part.
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    That sounds like the system EG posted. Are you...

    That sounds like the system EG posted. Are you going that way, or something else? I'm looking for similar.
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    I advertise in one UK publication, they were no...

    I advertise in one UK publication, they were no longer allowed to accept checks for payment sometime last year, I have to do wire transfers now.
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    +1 for a liftgate. Tommygate makes lightweight...

    +1 for a liftgate. Tommygate makes lightweight lift gates suitable for a pickup truck. I have one on an f350 box truck, it's most of the reason I own that truck. Capacity 1000 lbs.
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    I saw a Hiab on an F250. It looked like there...

    I saw a Hiab on an F250. It looked like there wasn't much GVW or bed space left for hauling goods, but it looked good on the truck.
  10. Thread: What is this tool?

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    Looks a little like a connecting rod vise but...

    Looks a little like a connecting rod vise but smaller than I'm used to seeing. Engine builders use them to clamp rods in while torquing the cap bolts to ensure that the cap faces are exactly aligned...
  11. Have you tried the Oregon chain saw oiler?

    Have you tried the Oregon chain saw oiler?
  12. I suggest check your blood sugar level. If it's...

    I suggest check your blood sugar level. If it's high, see your GP doctor. If it's not high, see both your GP and your eye doctor.

    My eyes used to change a lot like that before I had my BS under...
  13. Please post pictures or a video when you do. I've...

    Please post pictures or a video when you do. I've toyed with this idea, so far all I've done is experiment with stick on bifocals.
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    Mac-It makes them, and has an online store for...

    Mac-It makes them, and has an online store for small quantities.
    MacIt - Catalog

    This thread would be a good sticky.
  15. 1 - 2.0 is way to much for a first step. 2 -...

    1 - 2.0 is way to much for a first step.
    2 - Seeing an eye Dr for a lookover is a very good idea in general.

    Low light conditions open your iris, decreasing your depth of field focus, same as a...
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    There are 2 kinds from Teco, 1 snaps in and 1...

    There are 2 kinds from Teco, 1 snaps in and 1 slips in from the side. I have the snap in set, they are pretty nice.


    There is, I have a set for 8" vises, I think Kurt made them.


    I've used...
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    Thanks. I already had a 60A breaker ready to...

    Thanks. I already had a 60A breaker ready to install. I'm looking through my stuff for a 60A disconnect to install at the transformer location, I can see that would be better. The machine on the end...
  18. Seems like every dickhead on CL or FB thinks that...

    Seems like every dickhead on CL or FB thinks that they are running the shop on Pawn Stars. "I need $1000" "Best I can do is $45"

    When I buy from a straight shooter and pay his asking price...
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    Right way to connect #2 and #6 in line?

    I currently have a transformer supplied with 240 and feeding a machine with 480. AWG 2 input, AWG 6 output. I'd like to take the transformer out of the circuit and have 240 coming out of the #6...
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    DoAll still has most of the important parts for...

    DoAll still has most of the important parts for the C-70 but not everything. We had to make the center bushing for the varispeed out of a piece of moly filled plastic purchased from McMaster, most of...
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    What is a scissor saw?

    What is a scissor saw?
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    FWIW I bought a DoAll C-70 from a PM member for...

    FWIW I bought a DoAll C-70 from a PM member for ~$2K. I've seen plenty of them in various condition on Ebay from time to time for about 2-3K, often several at once. They are completely...
  23. I've had that happen too, I suspect it has to do...

    I've had that happen too, I suspect it has to do with light source color temp and white balance in the camera.
  24. Thread: AMF Marker/Writer

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    Real interesting but I don't quite understand how...

    Real interesting but I don't quite understand how it works. Do you drag it or does it make impact marks?
    We use a Telesys pinstamper to mark parts but doing it right on the machine would be better,...
  25. i figured that out after receiving a few items...

    i figured that out after receiving a few items from current ebay sellers that do the same thing. So so lighting, and very overexposed photo, then lightened further afterward if necessary removes...
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