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    if only the border were open to come and see this...

    if only the border were open to come and see this beauty. and would be crazy $ to get across currently.
  2. will be a tough find. will most likely need a new...

    will be a tough find. will most likely need a new one.
  3. I just brake clean everything. like one can per...

    I just brake clean everything. like one can per job min. maybe special it will get acetone wipe.

    but carb clean works well too, just leaves a residue with some kinds. and its expensive.
  4. aluminum sucks, probably why they use stainless...

    aluminum sucks, probably why they use stainless and have specifics on how its done.
  5. if you follow the instructions, it depends on...

    if you follow the instructions, it depends on what type of RTV that you have. acid or water based.

    ive let it tack up for 10 minutes or so, put the bolts in, let it mate up and dry, then tighten...
  6. fixing one can easily hit 10K though. as for...

    fixing one can easily hit 10K though.

    as for above, something does't add up. 82,000lbs only costs 50K?

    and how thin are these plates? one will easily be 1000lbs or better. something doesn't add...
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    my first thought is high surface finish then...

    my first thought is high surface finish then plating and polishing after would have worked best.
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    Sorry we cant fix your wife, you will have to...

    Sorry we cant fix your wife, you will have to live with it.
  9. just did one on a samsung, buy new bolts for...

    just did one on a samsung, buy new bolts for everything. clean everything while you are in there. being you smelled it, id bet there are other parts needing replacement also. will get $$ fast if the...
  10. Steel or aluminum is a wet noodle, everything...

    Steel or aluminum is a wet noodle, everything bends and deforms. the last 3 cuts are like a spring pass, less tool pressure.
    also the lathe could be worn and loose and deflecting. id guess the...
  11. it is required when generating power and to match...

    it is required when generating power and to match the peak of the phases on the 60hertz cycle that goes positive then negative 60 times a second. if you add a negative power to a positive, it cancels...
  12. there are a few gear shops near me in Cambridge...

    there are a few gear shops near me in Cambridge ontario, but id bet each gear will be a few thousand to do, they have made huge gears for wind turbines etc.
    id be like post above, worried about the...
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    if you can find material as a tube, id go that...

    if you can find material as a tube, id go that way, if not bronze is $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$. if you drill, regular HSS drills are fine. drill 0.030" under then reamer to size. 2 ops and its done. a little...
  14. I was gonna ask what grade is the insert and...

    I was gonna ask what grade is the insert and geometry, that makes the most difference. id be feeding in a little deeper, my smaller lathe can take 0.100" all day long or better, feed it hard until...
  15. sounds like a main power supply issue, probably a...

    sounds like a main power supply issue, probably a couple dead caps or something from sitting
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    lol I always seem to deal with 'I wanted it...

    lol I always seem to deal with 'I wanted it yesterday"
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    I would just turn a new one, much easier and...

    I would just turn a new one, much easier and stronger and faster to fix.
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    ive had those, basically the company is trying to...

    ive had those, basically the company is trying to cheap out. and most likely not pay for the parts, and if they do it will be months away.

    If they are serious, as them if they have the material...
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    all depends on the design. some don't like moving...

    all depends on the design. some don't like moving fast, especially the cheaper designed ones.
  20. rip it out, do it the right way.

    rip it out, do it the right way.
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    mildly yes.

    mildly yes.
  22. I would say the 50HP is crazy overkill for that....

    I would say the 50HP is crazy overkill for that. Just a ton of wasted power.
  23. Its an odd shape, I have a piece of solid bearing...

    Its an odd shape, I have a piece of solid bearing bronze stock to make a new one from, then tap a hole and possibly make a new shaft.
    shaft isnt part of the handle, threaded on one end, the other...
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    not stuck, just hit it harder, its rust. there...

    not stuck, just hit it harder, its rust. there are cone washers that are tight to the studs. get out a BFH or your wifes or your purse and beat it to hell
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    only option you have now is to farm it out to...

    only option you have now is to farm it out to someone with a more qualified machine.
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