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  1. in fact ,the lathe spindle will have a tapered...

    in fact ,the lathe spindle will have a tapered bore that will hold a centre of some suitable size......might be big one ,like #5 Morse,so the lathe will also come with a spindle bush ,whic is #5...
  2. Demon,you have been comprehensively out trolled...

    Demon,you have been comprehensively out trolled by JCspasm,the edge ,TT and several newcomers and should consider retirement.
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    Toolcat,the debt doesnt matter ,when the US...

    Toolcat,the debt doesnt matter ,when the US creates more imaginary money to pay the (low) interest payments....As long as powerful people accept the US currency as a reliable store of value ,the...
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    The four facet method is an improvement on the...

    The four facet method is an improvement on the old guy in the toolroom with coke bottle glasses who gets drills 1/8" off centre,but is no substitute for the requirement of correct rake and clearance...
  5. Seems very complicated ....all household single...

    Seems very complicated ....all household single phase power is 240v here,run a 3hp Chinesium compressor motor on a 10 A plug out of the box.....the tool shops have sold zillions ....power tools that...
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    Commer knocker ...six pistons ,three cylinders...

    Commer knocker ...six pistons ,three cylinders ....run for a month on a tank of fuel.....Chrysler killed the engine ,and a bigger one with 8 pistons/4 cylinders when they took over Rootes...
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    Ive seen a few around,certainly not...

    Ive seen a few around,certainly not recently.....one time I found a double ended generator unit....powered by a P6 Perkins,and the generator end was a double ended,double DC generator.....one...
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    The shit hits the fan......thats how my manure...

    The shit hits the fan......thats how my manure spreader works.. smelly but effective......
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    Seen a few reports on other forums of damage done...

    Seen a few reports on other forums of damage done by evaporust......its well known there is corrosive effect at the air fluid interface......but in one instance a flat spring under tension...
  10. Thread: Cable Saw

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    Despite whats been said about pro scrapyards,have...

    Despite whats been said about pro scrapyards,have a look on F book,youll see plenty of want ads for converters....if you follow them ,the contact details change every day......The sale of the cats is...
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    Id think there was a high possibility of...

    Id think there was a high possibility of permanently twisting the lathe bed.
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    What you need is a Hydrovane......if you are into...

    What you need is a Hydrovane......if you are into Chinesium,I believe Harbour Freight sell a scroll compressor for a relatively low price for a rotary.
  13. Carts and wagons often have sprung bench...

    Carts and wagons often have sprung bench "seats",suspended by two C springs.....as there is a huge resurgance of horsey stuff,I d ask a local horsey person for a guide.......One of the few spring...
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    WE have similar details here,except there is an...

    WE have similar details here,except there is an upfront cost of $3k-$4k for a 5 kw system,tied to the grid......In my experience ,panels will start to fail at 8years,and need replacement......hence...
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    Here,the average solar system is tied to the...

    Here,the average solar system is tied to the grid,but certainly not free of charge initially....average here would be $3000 for a 5kw system with govt subsidy and tied to grid agreement......
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    Maybe Im lucky I did pay for a shed six months in...

    Maybe Im lucky I did pay for a shed six months in advance.....although it didnt seem that way when the delay was causing me all kinds of problems....Fixed the price before all the post covid...
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    Steel prices must also be well up as scrap is now...

    Steel prices must also be well up as scrap is now $530/ton (according to ABC).I just got a steel building(30x50x12) finished ,six months after paying for it....labour shortages ,claimed ......cost...
  18. Ive got a little Ford ,made in Thailand,and with...

    Ive got a little Ford ,made in Thailand,and with the ally 8x6 tray* its legal with 1.3 tons load ......the ally tray is near indestructable........my previous Ford was Japanese,and often had a two...
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    Im afraid jcspasm and straitedge are tag team...

    Im afraid jcspasm and straitedge are tag team trolling,and jc has run out of cut and paste wacky facts,and tipped s/e to take over.
  20. Dunno about US,but here ally scrap is down...

    Dunno about US,but here ally scrap is down ,down,and so the ally trays from smashed vehicles are selling very cheap.....an as new 8x6 ally tray for my pickup is around $200.....So get a new cab...
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    Three deaths in NSW associated with the AZ...

    Three deaths in NSW associated with the AZ vaccine...and there havent been that many vaccinated ,what with all the poor organization,and distribution failures.....maybe Ill wait a bit longer.
  22. Thread: Cable Saw

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    What jermfab is saying is you definitely need...

    What jermfab is saying is you definitely need more than one gun....so you can still plug the thieves ,before they shoot back...preferably.
  23. Or the shops trying to use an auto rise and fall...

    Or the shops trying to use an auto rise and fall bed mill as a general purpose machine for one offs......But nice big ones do sell cheap.
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    OP says a scrappy approach for a one off......but...

    OP says a scrappy approach for a one off......but hollow rams dont come cheap ,so some other approach is needed.....maybe make up a fixture so the loading can be done in the shop hydraulic press.
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    All thats needed is to know the effective area of...

    All thats needed is to know the effective area of the cylinder......any brand name cylinder will have this information readily available .....if its a Chinese cheapie,the pull the ram to pieces and...
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