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    How did you guys passivate the rusty stuff?

    How did you guys passivate the rusty stuff?
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    Yes, that is the list I quoted and think should...

    Yes, that is the list I quoted and think should be expanded on.
    :cheers:
    Hope atlas is short for atlas copco;)
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    I hope we can get a better list of major machines...

    I hope we can get a better list of major machines and equipment.
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    In another thread it was mentioned a good way to...

    In another thread it was mentioned a good way to hold the arm and head in place is to put a threaded stud in a tee slot with a lock nut on top to lock it in position. The head is then lowered so a...
  5. It looks the old owner did some nice work. If you...

    It looks the old owner did some nice work. If you had a few pics of the nicest work to come out of his shop that could be posted with the machine pics, might be helpful to sell them,(along with the...
  6. A rotary phase converter (RPC) is what you want...

    A rotary phase converter (RPC) is what you want to power them. You can make one with an old 3 phase motor as the main part. This is the idler motor and needs to be about double the size of the lathes...
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    If you did a payment plan like you mentioned...

    If you did a payment plan like you mentioned would the old owner be able to act as an advisor or consultant? He might want to, to insure "his" company continues to do well, if not to feel good about...
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    Here is a better explanation from another thread:...

    Here is a better explanation from another thread:





    Posts #4&5 from here:...
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    When you use a cell phone to post the pictures...

    When you use a cell phone to post the pictures they are routed through Australia, they think everything should be upside down so they do what they can to mess with everyone else...;)

    Seriously, it...
  10. Use that static converter to power another motor,...

    Use that static converter to power another motor, you then have a RPC, giving you much better 3 phase power.
  11. Thank you Peter, The chuck I have is Catalogue...

    Thank you Peter,
    The chuck I have is Catalogue no 1212-21315 (Stamped on the round tag)
    And under the tag stamped into the chuck itself is: BP79/11901
    Here are some pics of it. It must be a plain...
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    Why not use an indoor outdoor thermometer? Best...

    Why not use an indoor outdoor thermometer?
    Best Indoor Outdoor Thermometer Reviews 2019: Top Wireless Models
    scroll down and read about this one: "Ambient Weather WS-10-X4 Wireless...
  13. There are full size VHS "tapes" that are holders...

    There are full size VHS "tapes" that are holders for the little C (for compact) tapes to be used in standard machines. That way you can play the camcorder tapes on a std VCR and not mess around with...
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    Can you post a link?

    Can you post a link?
  15. I sometimes look at this guys website to see what...

    I sometimes look at this guys website to see what is going on in that world. It reminded me that wheelies PP must be the mother of all "dirty electricity" producers in a household. This article talks...
  16. I recently got a 5" pratt burnerd, might be...

    I recently got a 5" pratt burnerd, might be called a "super precision", it is not a setrite,
    Does your catalog have info on these?
    I called PBA last week and the only thing he could tell me was...
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    A couple views of the entire machine would be...

    A couple views of the entire machine would be nice also.
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    If i had to guess I would say about 20-30' of...

    If i had to guess I would say about 20-30' of cutting thick (3/8"+) stock per blade. Ay about $30/ blade that is aprox $1 per foot of cutting. 8" may last longer but also cost more to buy.
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    I have used the 7 1/4 steel blades on a worm...

    I have used the 7 1/4 steel blades on a worm drive skilsaw and it works great. I think I have 4 dead ones now. I beam with 3/4" flange 12" wide, no problem. 15" 2nd weight channel iron, no problem....
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    For $1000 you should be able to get a COMPLETE...

    For $1000 you should be able to get a COMPLETE set up. tig torch, stick leads, spare collets and tungstens, misc rods both stick and tig, gas bottle and water cooler. Everything needed to do welding....
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    Thanks for posting this, here is a link: YouTube...

    Thanks for posting this, here is a link:
    YouTube

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6me5KkIG6fs
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    Look at the pic here: DuMore 5-021 Tool Post...

    Look at the pic here:
    DuMore 5-021 Tool Post Lathe Grinder 1/2 HP Machinist - w/ Box & Accessories | eBay
    You may need to modify the post to mount it to your compound, similar to mounting a tool...
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    Here is another with some heads removed? Maybe...

    Here is another with some heads removed? Maybe was a 3 head originally? (It looks longer in pic):
    BRIDGEPORT Dual Head Ve - 308498 For Sale Used N/A
    Here is a dual head and tracer head like in OP:...
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    Congrats on the compressor :cheers: I will...

    Congrats on the compressor :cheers: I will probably get one when my old recip dies. No sign of that anytime soon though.
    Please keep us updated on how it does.
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    It would be helpful to have size and grade info...

    It would be helpful to have size and grade info typed into your first post. Especially so with upside down small pics.
    I could not zoom in and read the writing on the mills and just barely on the...
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