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    QT EmanuelGoldstein: [There is no predicting the...

    QT EmanuelGoldstein: [There is no predicting the future but your paranoia is not attractive. China is something of a world power already, but they do it by buying and selling, not sending in a...
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    QT OP: [I have no idea what your talking about....

    QT OP: [I have no idea what your talking about. Wire check? I'm getting a thread checker to start with. maybe a nut. Sorry for this correction. still navigating this forum.]

    I wonder if there is a...
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    Along with that thinking if the spindle nose is...

    Along with that thinking if the spindle nose is not hard the machine might cut the 1 1/2-8 thread. With being mild-hard a carbide tool but might be considered. A quick file check would tell....
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    Good points Ziggy we need the free energy system...

    Good points Ziggy we need the free energy system that costs a lot of money.
    And also need the back-up system that also cost a lot of money and will set idle when not needed.

    So spend double when...
  5. Making a special of anything is expensive . Does...

    Making a special of anything is expensive
    . Does it have to b 80 tooth?
    *80 tooth for $425.

    80 tooth $425
    Gates 14MX-80S-20 Poly Chain GT2 Sprocket 14.036 Inch Diameter 7719-2080

    71 teeth...
  6. If it cuts straight it would seem the holding...

    If it cuts straight it would seem the holding vise could be adjusted to make it run 1/32 over 7"

    $4-$5K should but a very nice saw.
  7. For turning (OD work) the cross-travel sloppiness...

    For turning (OD work) the cross-travel sloppiness (nut) has little to do with accuracy. The cutting forces are pushing the tool back toward tightening against the nut and thread. Turning the cross...
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    Likely .7502 to .751 with a very good...

    Likely .7502 to .751 with a very good running/best spindle and holder to perhaps .770 with having .010 run out in the holding device or spindle error of the end mill.
    End mills are sharp at the OD...
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    Seems the USA and UK are heading down that...

    Seems the USA and UK are heading down that path..to Socialism and Communism. loss of freedom to even think for one's self....
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    Likely mach 4 is the secret for USA and Russia,...

    Likely mach 4 is the secret for USA and Russia, perhaps China. Rockets that would go into space and then come down on target..about 4 to 8 minuets to reach space.. Subs with rockets 20 or 50 miles...
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    I have made use of many grit control odd...

    I have made use of many grit control odd practices.
    A cut out of milk bottle plastic in front of the shaft/bearing bore on a bench grinder.
    The same behind the wheel mount on a Cinci wheel head on...
  12. If you decide to buy it also get the stand-on pad...

    If you decide to buy it also get the stand-on pad all three chucks, anything about the shop that looks like lathe stuff and try to make a deal on the drill press.

    look for a steady rest about the...
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    I would guess that your drill chips are...

    I would guess that your drill chips are accumulating in your drill fixture at the place between the part and the bushing and causing too much heat so aiding the possibility of work hardening or...
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    Unified Screw Threads, Standard Series...

    Unified Screw Threads, Standard Series
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    You might make a shield that you can quick...

    You might make a shield that you can quick slip/slide between the cutter and the fixture to keep some of the wheel grits out of the works. 3 sided box with a hole for the cutter/tap set on the...
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    Q; [Does this spindle sound funny?] No..there is...

    Q; [Does this spindle sound funny?] No..there is nothing funny about a spindle that sounds like that.
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    So now going back to a counter weight glued or...

    So now going back to a counter weight glued or pinned to the back side rim
  18. Cross nut: $ 50- $60 South Bend Lathe 14-1/2" &...

    Cross nut: $ 50- $60
    South Bend Lathe 14-1/2" & 16" Compound Rest Feed Nut PT95FH1 | eBay



    I dont see a thread dial..perhaps owner has it?
  19. Slop in cross feed doesn't matter much if...

    Slop in cross feed doesn't matter much if any..with the gibbs set it will cut to the dial.
    Plus she can make her own parts.
    Gears likely very dry so also perhaps not a big problem.
    If you have...
  20. Looks like it was running so ask a lot of...

    Looks like it was running so ask a lot of questions. Does everything work, anything broken. I don't see the half nut and thread dial likely that will be $100 or so.

    Big old girl good for tractor...
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    I have seen better quality drill presses with a...

    I have seen better quality drill presses with a tramed table and a decent V block used for some honing.
    I have used Sunnen hones but with not having a ton of quills and stones thay are much good....
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    Agree to that but was just wondering how centered...

    Agree to that but was just wondering how centered to bore is expected to be to the OD.
    Seems better centered might effect better accuracy with a barrel getting warm/hot.
    What factors make the...
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    You might as well give it up because I have right...

    You might as well give it up because I have right to my own opinion. The outlay for EV incentive is a little over a billion dollars of taxpayer money. That divided by all the taxpayers is only $7 to...
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    You might attach weight directly opposite the...

    You might attach weight directly opposite the handle until you find the desired balancing weight. Then add a weight to the back side of the handle.
    Some modern glues might be used to attach the...
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    OT: For you guy actually doing gun work..How...

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    For you guy actually doing gun work..How close is the chamber end and the breach end to the center of the OD.

    what are you finding on barrels..yes if you are even checking that)?). Not a...
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