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    Age has nothing to do with it.

    Age has nothing to do with it.
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    And if you don't like grade 8 for those reasons,...

    And if you don't like grade 8 for those reasons, you really won't like metric 12.9.
  3. Storage is becoming more valuable all the time as...

    Storage is becoming more valuable all the time as undependable renewables come on line and reliable coal or nuke get dismantled. Pumped storage is the most prevalent method. It doesn't always work...
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    FS Aloris DA toolpost w/ 2 DA2 holders

    Nice DA post with 2 holders. No tee nut, but has a bolt. $500. delivered flat rate. Can't attach pictures, will try later. PM your email and I will send.
  5. How close would you try to get the speed of the...

    How close would you try to get the speed of the generator before cutting it in? Is there a preferred speed, i.e. slower or faster, or does it matter?

    A professor once told a story about...
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    For sheet metal work consider just grinding the...

    For sheet metal work consider just grinding the face back to eliminate the chip. I personally hate hammers where the striking face is that far from the handle axis. The face wonders to much during...
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    Your picture shows one clutch pack has gotten...

    Your picture shows one clutch pack has gotten hot. Check for warped discs. There is very little running clearance and very little movement. A warped discs will make it difficult to impossible to...
  8. Be aware title insurance is only valid for the...

    Be aware title insurance is only valid for the purchase price. Improvements or increase in value are not covered.
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    Speedy Metals. Choose alloy, 4140, hot rolled,...

    Speedy Metals. Choose alloy, 4140, hot rolled, heat treated. Then choose your size. 1 3/4 x 12 shows up as $46.14.

    Other sites may be cheaper, surf until you are content.
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    ISTR Grade B7 is a match to SAE Grade 5 fasteners.

    ISTR Grade B7 is a match to SAE Grade 5 fasteners.
  11. Thread: Big Twist Drills

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    On oversize drills do not use the tang to drive. ...

    On oversize drills do not use the tang to drive. Put a lathe dog on the drill and brace it against a boring bar in the tool post.
  12. Thread: Devlieg 3b 48

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    See my post to your question in the antique...

    See my post to your question in the antique section.
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    EBITDA is only one method of valuing your...

    EBITDA is only one method of valuing your company. You need to look at more methods. Auction value is a great baseline. You can get numbers that are accurate to 10 or 20%. Return on investment is...
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    It would be loose if it was driven in hot. It...

    It would be loose if it was driven in hot. It was driven in cold, every few times the hammer was used. It would probably come out easily if you could get someone to hammer on it while you were...
  15. Thread: DeVlieg teardown

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    I don't know about a B, but I have pulled the...

    I don't know about a B, but I have pulled the platen from a H.

    You have to pull the retainers on each side. The platen doesn't actually lock until you get to the K series. There are holes in...
  16. Thread: Measuring Radii

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    An overlay with differing radius lines will be...

    An overlay with differing radius lines will be fastest. You can qualify the overlay yourself by generating easily calibrated external radii.
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    You have the center in a sleeve. You need to get...

    You have the center in a sleeve. You need to get a center that fits your tailstock without a sleeve, the sleeve is just one more place for error and movement.
  18. Thread: Shaper

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    Ok, I have to ask. What do you have in the...

    Ok, I have to ask. What do you have in the background? It looks like a K&T knee and base, but I don't see a column. What looks like the column is offset from the base. Do I need to get my glasses...
  19. My guess is it is an extension for a facing head...

    My guess is it is an extension for a facing head on a horizontal boring mill.
  20. I don't understand what you are asking, as you...

    I don't understand what you are asking, as you have already identified the boring bar. Purpose built for a specific job with a specific length and diameter. At a previous shop we used to make...
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    Be glad the center didn't pull the bar into...

    Be glad the center didn't pull the bar into perfect alignment. If it would have, when you removed the turned piece it would have been bent. If you want to turn good work using a tailstock center...
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    I would ship all contents in separate packaging. ...

    I would ship all contents in separate packaging. The drawer slides aren't made for the live loads that will be encountered in commercial shipping. I'd just put the toolbox in a large cardboard box...
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    Here is your problem. You need a new accountant....

    Here is your problem. You need a new accountant. It will be an accounting firm, not a sole proprietor. Depending on how much you need them to do, the cost could be in the neighborhood of 1/2% of...
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    Get a 12 tooth per inch blade with a wavy set.

    Get a 12 tooth per inch blade with a wavy set.
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    That chart is captioned for exterior bearing...

    That chart is captioned for exterior bearing walls, not your condition.
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