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    It's been one of those days! About the only...

    It's been one of those days! About the only bright spot was finishing the last fabrication job on the new shop fence and gate.....
    https://youtu.be/bvIN5ZsxTbI
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    Axelson Compound removal

    Just a short update on the Axelson 16 inch Lathe that is under evaluation for a rebuild.. Taking the compound off had a couple of screws that did not show up on the plans. Don's working on my old...
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    Will someone pinch me? I must either be dreaming...

    Will someone pinch me? I must either be dreaming or have transported to a alternative universe.... This thread would never be allowed on my home planet!
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    You guys have tooooo much time on your hands! ...

    You guys have tooooo much time on your hands!

    Yes, pun intended....
  5. Fool Me once, Shame on You... Fool Me...

    Fool Me once, Shame on You...
    Fool Me twice...... Shame on Me...

    I'm still pissed over them buying, then killing off, Generic Cad :mad5:

    ( Elephants have nothing on me! )
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    I owned one just like it for 34 years.. And I...

    I owned one just like it for 34 years.. And I still kick myself for selling it... It is just right for making SMALL parts.

    The SMALL is the operative word here... I could whip through parts all ...
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    September Shop Tour....

    This Covid stuff has really put a crimp into my running around :( But lots of stuff to do around the shop :)

    Update on "The Rock" 2020 Chevy HD 2500 problems....

    Tour around my wrecked shop......
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    I would guess you could buy it other places.......

    I would guess you could buy it other places.... The parts are made in Italy instead of China. Here is a link to his ebay store...

    PRIMEWELD CUT 60 PLASMA CUTTER 12PC SHIELDED CONSUMABLE STARTER...
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    Sorry Mike :(

    Sorry Mike :(
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    Progress!

    I bought one of the Prime Weld Cut 60's on the advice from George at George's Plasma... So far it sucks at cutting metal thicker than 3/8"

    Today that all changed :)

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    After losing three really good dogs I agree with...

    After losing three really good dogs I agree with you...There are dogs that need a good home and it really does help...

    Three weeks ago we lost my wife's dog to cancer. She really loved the breed...
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    Mike I'm sorry you are having to go through...

    Mike I'm sorry you are having to go through this... It is hard no matter how tough you are...

    Three weeks ago our 10 year old Toby stopped eating and when we got him to a vet the news was not...
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    Oh She reminds me quite often :)

    Oh She reminds me quite often :)
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    It was just too complete to scrap :) The man I...

    It was just too complete to scrap :) The man I bought it from said he used it 20 years and the only reason it would not run today was his phase converter was shot... About 25 large drill came with...
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    If I have a outside shed I might do that... Right...

    If I have a outside shed I might do that... Right now the thinking is the base will be casting scrap and the base off of the old one will replace it...
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    I don't know if it is crusty or not... They...

    I don't know if it is crusty or not... They welded a 3/4" plate over the table :)
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    I'm pretty sure the Planer will make it :)

    I'm pretty sure the Planer will make it :)
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    I will go pick up the drill on Sunday :) ...

    I will go pick up the drill on Sunday :)

    The more I think about it the more I'm convinced that I will probably have to rob the base off the one I have and adapt it to the new one.. Hopefully...
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    It's in better shape than the one in the shop now...

    It's in better shape than the one in the shop now :)
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    I know it's not practical, dangerous and OSHA has...

    I know it's not practical, dangerous and OSHA has banned them forever... BUT it's really a piece of history and to me a work of art...

    I'm at the point in my life where it does not have to make...
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    What say you? Should I save it?

    I just hate the internet.... So many things to cram into my shop... Does it ever end :)


    https://youtu.be/a5pupGYYzEk
  22. Worked on the 16 a little bit tonight... Found a...

    Worked on the 16 a little bit tonight... Found a problem with the head stock that is worrying... I have moved up checking on the headstock oil....


    https://youtu.be/U4hju6uC2KA
  23. Making progress on the Axelson 16 x 30... Parts...

    Making progress on the Axelson 16 x 30... Parts for the electrical have started arriving. A new set of push button off/on for the spindle arrived along with a Peckerhead box for the motor.. Today I...
  24. I found some material for the risers! Also a...

    I found some material for the risers! Also a piece of 24" casing for the foundry I want to make AND a piece of parallel leg c channel for the plasma table build... It was a good day at the scrap...
  25. Thanks,,, I found the real item and bought it a...

    Thanks,,, I found the real item and bought it a few months ago... In fact I am getting rid of that machine as it is not suited to most of the things I want to do... Already have a replacement for it,...
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