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    One can run a 10 or 15hp pump off of a 5HP motor...

    One can run a 10 or 15hp pump off of a 5HP motor when in a tight situation.
    Reduce the drive pulley size if you can, makes a big difference, back way off the top cutout pressure.
    Set the breakers...
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    Gosh, asking much? Not that far off from what...

    Gosh, asking much?
    Not that far off from what I've seen except the 10 minute deal which I see as battery swaps but the standards and replacement gas stations will take a while to happen.
    These...
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    Plenty of raster to vector software out there for...

    Plenty of raster to vector software out there for free or cheap.
    Not going to get anywhere near a micron at this FOV no matter how many pixels you have.
    Bob
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    Why is fuel so much cheaper in the US? If it is...

    Why is fuel so much cheaper in the US?
    If it is taxes once where will this tax money come from if a switch to EV.
    Will it be necessary to tax EVs at a high rate if the do take over? Won't that kill...
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    Some of this must matter to work done and cycle...

    Some of this must matter to work done and cycle time.
    If sitting in your chair you are programming the next op then not so bad and maybe very good.
    If running parts that sit down/ step up takes...
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    If you have time to lean you have time to clean...

    If you have time to lean you have time to clean and that job is never done.
    If your job was digging ditches would a chair be an expected part of the deal?
    You are better than a ditch digger and...
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    I wonder what you could resolve to on the latest...

    I wonder what you could resolve to on the latest phone camera given this field of view?
    Telecentric optics would be nice but you can partially correct in the soft side for distortions.
    At one...
  8. How does one "unglue" and reuse the arbor once...

    How does one "unglue" and reuse the arbor once the stone is used up?
    Making grinding arbors are throwaway? That can't be in the 5-20 dollars a piece.
    Plenty of epoxies that will do this ... JB weld...
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    I give, How does any disruption here push the...

    I give,
    How does any disruption here push the market way up?
    Where were you in 1973? Did not quite work that way.
    Bob
  10. A pair of lascalas fill a nice sized shop with...

    A pair of lascalas fill a nice sized shop with sound with only 1-10 watts of power going in but the OMG price tag.
    A pair of the old BIC venturi 6 are halfway efficient and capable of filling a room...
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    But the trick is to make the "some logical and...

    But the trick is to make the "some logical and justified" war a bit painful at home.
    Then you can "solve" the war just in time for elections and look like a hero pulling that few percent you need....
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    Upgrading a manual CMM to DCC is no small task. I...

    Upgrading a manual CMM to DCC is no small task. I have done a few and questioned the time/money spent.
    It can be done but the custom charges are way out there.
    As a base a controller and the 5-10K...
  13. Perhaps here: Ion Nitriding, Plasma Nitriding,...

    Perhaps here:
    Ion Nitriding, Plasma Nitriding, Salt Bath Heat Treating, & Steam Treating by Sun Steel Treating - Detroit Area, Michigan - Sun Steel Treating - Detroit Area, Michigan
    I don't know...
  14. Stepping or clearing the end of a live center is...

    Stepping or clearing the end of a live center is common.
    Obviously you need to get in there and be able to cut inside out and most holders do not like this.

    Cole2534 points to a nice groover but...
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    Gears engage on line at a time. All power is...

    Gears engage on line at a time. All power is transmitted though that contact line at any point in time.
    Splines are so different which is why they can be smaller and hold up to much higher power...
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    How good are smart phones as levels. Some must be...

    How good are smart phones as levels. Some must be better than others in sensitivity.
    An level to what, is the case zero? Some attachment of nice ground steel to use and flip flop to get zero? ...
  17. I give. Assume free flowing fuel pouring into...

    I give.
    Assume free flowing fuel pouring into the motor as it sits
    How does it hydraulic and bend a rod? The starter does not have this kind of power and since the intake is flooded I don't see how...
  18. If it is blueprint tooling and no design which...

    If it is blueprint tooling and no design which rules apply?
    OK to share prices and ask for re-quote?
    Bob
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    I have to ask. What does button pusher above...

    I have to ask.
    What does button pusher above average pay mean here.... I have a house nearby.
    Bob
  20. Thread: Fly Cutting

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    Your ability with a standard or oversized sized...

    Your ability with a standard or oversized sized R8 B-port or clone is noted.
    You are most certainly a whizz EE as you have proven here over and over but maybe not a machinist.
    Bob
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    TPG 322 mill cutters are for manual machines. I...

    TPG 322 mill cutters are for manual machines.
    I know of no decent mill cutter that uses tnmg 432 inserts.
    There is a whole big problem in such a design on reasonable cutter diameters.
    Just go real...
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    Fork lift under, an easy move. It is not top...

    Fork lift under, an easy move. It is not top heavy.
    Never seen one of these with ball or roller ways but look under the table.
    If normal ways bring the spindle housing down of a 4x4 piece of wood...
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    You do not want to drill out the tap, you want to...

    You do not want to drill out the tap, you want to core it.
    If parts of the tap break off they jam and kill the threads and the cutting tool.
    Yes it is a very fine touch and poke process. At 3/8...
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    I don't think it fake fake and for sure and I've...

    I don't think it fake fake and for sure and I've done worse as a younger man.
    Maybe it is as I would expect more tilt towards the ass end so that seems weird without an extra strap but I do not know...
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    No, just plain wrong thinking. Bob

    No, just plain wrong thinking.
    Bob
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