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    "Laboratory" or standards grade surface plates...

    "Laboratory" or standards grade surface plates were already old news. Ditto "clean rooms" and temp control.

    Hamilton - "the Watch people", and one of several "first order" national technology...
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    "Loose" indeed. As in making it worse? At the...

    "Loose" indeed. As in making it worse?

    At the age of the DP?

    Count on this! Yah BEST get them bumps around the drift azures out FIRST!

    Hence the reamer.

    And it MAY be all yah really...
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    We have been DELIGHTED at the quality of...

    We have been DELIGHTED at the quality of Australian cherries HERE, too!
    Aus & NZ wines, fine cheeses, Vegemite..

    UK's fine preserves, Marmite.. Youngs of Grimsby's fish...

    Usta buy fruit and...
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    I bought a large (when new..) but "incomplete"...

    I bought a large (when new..) but "incomplete" (now very OLD!) set a while back.
    Used goods of that sort are often dirt cheap.

    The small set of drill blanks gave me longer lengths than...
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    Got that shot right! Not just D.E. Whiton,...

    Got that shot right!

    Not just D.E. Whiton, either. Taylor - perhaps the strongest self-centering scroll chucks ever made - anywhere - have been demo'ed holding their grip WITHOUT the body!
    ...
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    Nah. Didn't even s**t the bed. Yet. Mought have...

    Nah. Didn't even s**t the bed. Yet. Mought have to wait 'til I start to do "hydraulics work" by f*****g with wore-out scroll chucks?

    :D

    Roofing project underway. Re-sheating the whole shebang,...
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    As said.. should find a new home quickly, and at...

    As said.. should find a new home quickly, and at a good price.

    Lotta "neat stuff" under-roof here to do all manner of fancy working.

    And SOME of it ain't been USED for .. close on 60 years.....
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    If you haven't needed it for "years"? I'd say...

    If you haven't needed it for "years"? I'd say you'd be ahead to peddle it. Standard 40-taper it should find a new home soon enough.

    JM2CW, but a Wallbanger -4 size boring head is pushing it on...
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    I think it is about as well covered "right here,...

    I think it is about as well covered "right here, on PM" as anywhere else. Look for "Diamond" as well as Fray. They traded components back and forth, ISTR eventually came under common ownership - or...
  10. F**k's sake.... Here yah go: Window...

    F**k's sake....

    Here yah go:

    Window Valances, Cafe & Kitchen Curtains You'll Love in 2020 | Wayfair

    TiG on a curtain rail, hang a friggin' mini-skirt around it ... and go use it for what it...
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    My early 1950's 5 MT Alzmetall AB5/S arrived with...

    My early 1950's 5 MT Alzmetall AB5/S arrived with a similar issue. There were "lumps and bumps" - not just "burrs" - raised on the inside of the taper around the edges of the drift azures from 60-70...
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    [/B] Save yer money! You have drills around?...

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    Save yer money! You have drills around? Shank on even a cheap one is good enuf for now. Better yet, 'coz they are handy in general, is a set of "drill BLANKS".

    You do not NEED a full set...
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    Check something "basic", if you could. - Field...

    Check something "basic", if you could.

    - Field power is coming off a packaged rectifier. I'll presume "full wave".

    One of their failure mode is to lose a Diode in one leg. Which leaves you...
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    LOL! Good test. VERY!!! :) When........

    LOL!

    Good test. VERY!!!

    :)

    When..... the first thing he does is dismount the silly f**ker and mount a 4-J like a grown-up.. and just carry on to do a bit of work, no drama?

    Least of all...
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    Climate change has obsoleted asphalt shingles....

    Climate change has obsoleted asphalt shingles. Northern Virginia seeing 97 MPH wind gusts and not even a "real storm?"

    It won't be getting "better". Severe weather will only get worse.

    42...
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    LOL! Indeed, it is, here in Virginia! ...

    LOL! Indeed, it is, here in Virginia!

    Elected to assemble a pair of Franklin "library ladder chairs" outdoors on the South porch instead of indoors. Nicely made. Northern Tool. But Malaysia, and...
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    Not exactly a "new" name. These folks were only...

    Not exactly a "new" name. These folks were only ten years in bizness when I made my FIRST purchase, 1961:

    PTSolutions

    Still worth checking.

    :D
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    It could be about the physical size of a 10 HP AC...

    It could be about the physical size of a 10 HP AC motor, weigh as much as a 20 HP, and have the low-end "pull" of a 5 HP. so.. easy error to make.

    Be that as it may... a Monarch 10EE's 3 HP...
  19. "Affordably?" New camlock studs, stone the taper...

    "Affordably?" New camlock studs, stone the taper for burrs, check the fit, run a skim cut?

    How "well worn" would they be THEN?

    Otherwise.. faceplates simply aren't as common as once were. All...
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    Can't see how they can avoid it? Given what...

    Can't see how they can avoid it?

    Given what putting their man into the White House (probably... given no one cheats on elections and gets away with it anywhere near as well as the Dems)..has...
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    Nah.. actually he cannot. Whining fool...

    Nah.. actually he cannot.

    Whining fool crazy-glued his foreskin to the lip of the commode bowl.



    Feared some careless soul would trip the flush-handle without noticing his presence, and he'd...
  22. Not entirely true! It doesn't ALWAYS ALL "work as...

    Not entirely true! It doesn't ALWAYS ALL "work as expected".

    Both [email protected] and [email protected] had been acquaintances "in the trade" for many years.

    They, their predecessors and successors -...
  23. Thread: jarno 14

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    Just make yerself one. The taper spec is the...

    Just make yerself one.

    The taper spec is the easiest EVER to sort out.

    The length you need will be only a stub FROM a full-run.

    A jarno 14 is loooooong! VERY!

    You probably need only...
  24. Meah.. if yer local CCP cadre are no longer...

    Meah.. if yer local CCP cadre are no longer payin' yah to shrill-shill their Party Line HERE?

    One form of hooring is much the same as any other.

    Might hire yerself out as "Gummy the Golden...
  25. Try it as-is, FIRST! Several small #9 arbours...

    Try it as-is, FIRST! Several small #9 arbours here as have no keyway.

    Ever see a keyway on a woodchopper's power saw? They do some right heavy work with a whole lot longer "lever arm" on the...
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