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    Thanks guys...holding it down is not a...

    Thanks guys...holding it down is not a problem...the bottom screw holes are stationary, the top holes are elongated slightly to allow for approx 1/16” travel back and forth. Not a real weight...
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    Teflon sheets for aluminum lubrication?

    Looking for lubrication suggestions to allow two small flats of aluminun bolted together with pivots that would allow them to slid back and forth with some pivot point tension. I was thinking of...
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    Thanks guys...checked the link ....the anodizing...

    Thanks guys...checked the link ....the anodizing process isn't cheap to get started. I wasn't familiar with "alodine" but like what I have learned about it. I assume it can be re-used?

    Also what...
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    Home Brew coating for small aluminum parts?

    What are the options you folks use to put a protective finish on small aluminum (6061) parts. Looking for a process not requiring special equipment if possible. Something possibly like a dipping...
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    Countersunk screw and drill tooling question

    Working on a removable scope sight base and want to use countersunk screws. Going to use screws larger than the standard 6-48 sight base screws for this project.

    What is the nomenclature for the...
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    SOLD..Thanks

    SOLD..Thanks
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    Thanks Guys...looks like I need to find a hobby...

    Thanks Guys...looks like I need to find a hobby forum.
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    Tilt column vs. tilt head (bench-top mill)

    Considering a bench top mill and have read that these smaller imported units with adjustable column base have potential flex or alignment concerns. Intent is to have a hobby use mill mounted on a...
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    Thanks (BTW I amended my question)

    Thanks (BTW I amended my question)
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    Anyone have experience with this seller?

    Anyone have experience with this seller?
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    Familiar with this machinery supplier?

    Looking for a bench-top milling machine (hobby use) and just came upon this company. I have a very small shop and a small mill on a roller cabinet is the best solution. With that in mind found this...
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    Williams No. 2-K Knurling tool holder

    Very nice shape...sharp edges. 5/8 X 1-3/8 shank. No owner markings etc. $20 plus shipping...maybe USPS flat rate box?
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    Still have this monster if someone wants to make...

    Still have this monster if someone wants to make an offer.
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    Just today I got an email from PayPal telling me...

    Just today I got an email from PayPal telling me that I need to renew my owned domain name for $48 from Godaddy and that it must be paid today! Another scam...my domains are all paid for and Godaddy...
  15. Thanks all....this is what I was looking for!

    Thanks all....this is what I was looking for!
  16. Any sources for coarse 1/4" thread other than 1/4-20?

    Considering a project that will require a stationary part to move left and right from center with less than one revolution of the screw head. Just tried 1/4-20 but it only travels about 80% of the...
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    Combo Mill/Lathe $89 ?

    Check out this message I got


    COMBO LATHE/MILL - foldtorpedo
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    Great ideas! In the meantime I learned that this...

    Great ideas! In the meantime I learned that this type of hinge is called a "straight knife hinge". Thanks again.
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    Thanks guys...a lot of good info to get my head...

    Thanks guys...a lot of good info to get my head fired up.
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    Making a pivot hinge

    If I wanted to take two pieces of aluminum stock approx 1" wide, 6" long and 1/8" thick how could I join them on one end and still have a high quality hinge (and low profile)? Looking at an old...
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    Help with seals for hydraulic cylinder

    I need a hydraulic cylinder seal kit for my 6000 lb scissor lift. It has 2 cylinders and one is leaking via the weep hole at full extension. The only part number I see is on the ram collar: 12040609,...
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    FYI: Loosened the set screw and adjusted the...

    FYI: Loosened the set screw and adjusted the lever slightly....and the cross feed is working great!

    Thanks again..
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    Thank You! Great stuff...this is my first...

    Thank You! Great stuff...this is my first Sheldon and was surprised to see non metallic gears...(still noisy).
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    The long feed is turning normally...from your...

    The long feed is turning normally...from your description I suspect that the feed screw may have a sheared pin. The dial does turn when I move the lever for about a half turn then stops..if I...
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    Sheldon EXL cross-feed clutch adjustment?

    Just picked up a Sheldon EXL 38 (5X12) lathe. When engaged the cross-feed (dial) is intermittent. Does this lathe have cross-feed clutch adjustment capabilities?

    Thanks

    (wasn't sure where to...
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