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    No one is trying to convince you to edge find...

    No one is trying to convince you to edge find another way.
    We get it, you have a solution to your problem.
    This forum is a knowledge base to benefit other people as well.

    -D
  2. There is a young guy on Youtube that has a...

    There is a young guy on Youtube that has a channel,
    5 Tractor Guy
    and he took 2 Gravelys and spliced them together
    and made an articulating tractor out of them.
    Super neat.

    --Doozer

    PS- I...
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    I live in Charlotte (Mint Hill). Did we ever...

    I live in Charlotte (Mint Hill).
    Did we ever converse ? ?

    ---Doozer
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    Since the bearing / flywheel snout projects from...

    Since the bearing / flywheel snout projects from what
    looks to be the counterweight, what appeals to me is
    to cut the snout with the crack off almost flush with
    the counterweight. Finish facing it...
  5. So it is all perspective I think. I was...

    So it is all perspective I think.
    I was restoring a Colchester 17" round head lathe.
    Dreadful thing, I know, but the ways were in really
    good shape. Anyhow, it needed a power feed gear
    in the...
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    I'm there for you, my friend. -D

    I'm there for you, my friend.

    -D
  7. Multiply by 25.4 for the feeds. But doing the...

    Multiply by 25.4 for the feeds.

    But doing the imperial minutes to metric minutes
    is a bit more complicated.

    At least in the United States, you can undergo
    hormone conversion therapy to...
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    Do you have a measuring instrument ? -D

    Do you have a measuring instrument ?

    -D
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    Joe- Many times when I need to touch off a...

    Joe- Many times when I need to touch off
    a feature that is below the top surface,
    I use a ground drill blank, like 6" long.
    Chuck it up, ink it up, and what I like to do,
    is this... The rod is...
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    For an edge finder, just use any diameter dowel...

    For an edge finder,
    just use any diameter dowel pin or the like
    that you can find, chuck it up, ink it up,
    bump your part, when the ink starts to rub
    away, stop and subtract 1/2 the diameter of...
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    As to the topic of jargon... The hot rod world...

    As to the topic of jargon...
    The hot rod world now calls anything made
    out of aluminum to be "Billet". They say
    it means, "from the billet". Well maybe
    in the line of casting and running...
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    A fellow engineer friend of mine printed out a D...

    A fellow engineer friend of mine printed out a D size
    assembly drawing of a Harley-Davidson knucklehead engine,
    framed it, and gave it to the biker bar that
    we would frequent after work. They...
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    The key to diagnosing and fixing flat belt...

    The key to diagnosing and fixing flat belt problems is understanding
    how crowned pulleys work. The crown is there to make the belt ride
    off the pulley, to one side or the other. Since you have 2...
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    The dovetail on the saddle wears at the outermost...

    The dovetail on the saddle wears at the outermost ends
    and because of where the pinion drive gear is located
    that causes the saddle to crab, and you get tool drag
    when you bore and tool retraction...
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    WATER based coolant will kill a Hardinge HLV-H....

    WATER based coolant will kill a Hardinge HLV-H.
    The dovetail bed has a design flaw when compared to
    the inverted vee bed conventional lathe. The problem
    is that when the dovetail sides wear, the...
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    I repaired an engine starter solenoid once, it...

    I repaired an engine starter solenoid once,
    it was a Dippon Denso, and the round ring
    that floats had eroded the copper input contact.
    It was a perfect half moon swath eroded away
    from the disc...
  17. You identify what you consider a problem. What...

    You identify what you consider a problem.
    What is your preferred solution ? ? ?
    Bending them as you mentioned ?
    How about a 5" commercial abutment hinge?
    The steel is 3/16" thick.
    Sure you can...
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    Yeah, In cooperate America everyone needs to feel...

    Yeah, In cooperate America everyone needs to feel special.
    It's the most important thing ! Show me where the bad man touched
    your machine ! ! !

    ---Doozer
  19. https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/6...

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  20. Lower octane fuel is easier to light off with a...

    Lower octane fuel is easier to light off with a weaker ignition system.
    Likely the reason it is recommended for small engines.
    You guys really complicate things.

    ----Doozer
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    Put the threaded cotter in the front and the thru...

    Put the threaded cotter in the front and the thru hole cotter in the back
    so gravity makes it unlock. Or buy a cock up.

    -Doozer
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    N T P M T D (Non Technical People Making...

    N T P M T D

    (Non Technical People Making Technical Decisions)

    ----Doozer
  23. I had a girlfriend that did Von Dutch style...

    I had a girlfriend that did Von Dutch style pinstriping
    on my DoAll bandsaw. It looks super cool. She was into
    hot rods and 50s type stuff. I miss her.

    --D
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    The X-Y slides should be on top of the table not...

    The X-Y slides should be on top of the table
    not below. The design is backwards.
    These were aimed at the crowd fascinated
    with trying to mill on their drill press,
    which they always discover,...
  25. Bump Make me an offer if you are interested in...

    Bump
    Make me an offer if you are interested
    in my lathe. Still for sale.

    ---Doozer
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