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    Yes, screw in carbide tipped grippers. Carr Lane...

    Yes, screw in carbide tipped grippers. Carr Lane I think.
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    I have more stools than people in my shop.

    I have more stools than people in my shop.
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    Naah, I threw my 8 track out years ago. At least...

    Naah, I threw my 8 track out years ago. At least 3 years ago. :)
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    Thanks, but I have an abundance of plain hard...

    Thanks, but I have an abundance of plain hard jaws too, Counting them is how I unearthed this step jaw. I have some 8" vises for sale in the tooling section if you'd like a couple more cheap to go...
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    Yes. This is a 12" chuck holding an 8" part....

    Yes. This is a 12" chuck holding an 8" part. Atlas workholding makes a chuck specifically for mill use, I just use standard lathe chucks.
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    Wanted - 1 or more step jaws for Kurt 8" vise

    Somehow I've ended up with one step jaw for 8" Kurts. I'd like to buy a mate for it, or a pair, or even 2 pairs. The step on this one is .250 x .250.

    If you have jaws for a 10", also interested in...
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    RC car? Probably yes. Road going car? Probably...

    RC car? Probably yes.

    Road going car? Probably no.
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    I have about 10 small Radio Shack bookshelf...

    I have about 10 small Radio Shack bookshelf speakers arranged around the shop, connected to a commercial PA style amp. Not the right way, just wired direct. This allows most workstations to have a...
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    ^^^^ This. Last forklift I bought only had side...

    ^^^^ This. Last forklift I bought only had side shift. The dealer bought a used combination side shift/positioning attachment from another dealer and put it on for me for a few hundred dollars, all I...
  10. Ordinary gasoline turns silicone to jelly,...

    Ordinary gasoline turns silicone to jelly, perhaps that would be enough to get the cell off?
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    Yep that's the stuff. I bought an aerosol can to...

    Yep that's the stuff. I bought an aerosol can to try it. Used it twice now it's on a shelf by itself and I'm hoping all the gas leaks out before I'm tempted to use it again.
    My shop manager uses it...
  12. Probably ought to get a confirmation of delivery...

    Probably ought to get a confirmation of delivery when you mail it.
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    Starrett M1. Not cheap but works great, doesn't...

    Starrett M1. Not cheap but works great, doesn't stain, and easy to remove.
  14. I used the POR15 liner on a '70s Deere diesel...

    I used the POR15 liner on a '70s Deere diesel tank that cracked - welded it up, sloshed the POR15 and it held for years, until the tank cracked again. Replaced it then with an aftermarket fiberglass...
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    FWIW, I had a Cincinnati Milacron VMC with a 12"...

    FWIW, I had a Cincinnati Milacron VMC with a 12" riser because it had a 15" dia 4th axis. It also came with an aluminum table for use when the 4th was off. The table was 10", not 12 and we loved the...
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    Wells did sell import machines for a while, 1980s...

    Wells did sell import machines for a while, 1980s I think, attempting to compete with the cheaper machines. They look completely different from the American made machines, nothing interchanges. I...
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    For cheap, get some 1/2" dia cold rolled steel...

    For cheap, get some 1/2" dia cold rolled steel bars and cut them into 4 foot or so lengths. Use them like sled runners, lay them on the floor and slide the machine along them with pry bars. (not like...
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    8" Kurt vises X4 $325 each

    Selling 4 8" Kurt vises, good condition, freshly cleaned and ready for use. Some misc endmill rash, some coolant staining, but overall in real good shape. They can be shipped by UPS disassembled in 2...
  19. My solution is to use a 2 station vise converted...

    My solution is to use a 2 station vise converted to single station use. Both jaws are equal and clamp towards each other, and neither jaw flexes. A little large for a small machine but it definitely...
  20. Fastenal Shipping - Any damage or loss experience?

    I'm ready to try Fastenal shipping. I have a $4000 item going from PA to SD. It's crated and weighs 375 lbs. According to Fastenal's terms, that means it's covered for damage up to $5 per lb, or...
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    Yeah, seeing it was the hard part there.

    Yeah, seeing it was the hard part there.
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    I did a hss tap in aluminum, took forever and...

    I did a hss tap in aluminum, took forever and made a mess of the part. I thought I screwed up, your statement now makes sense.
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    Electro Arc tap disintegrator electrodes go down...

    Electro Arc tap disintegrator electrodes go down to .020, is there anyone near you with one of those? It's like a cheap EDM.

    Can HSS be reliably welded? I took a 4-40 screw out last week by...
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    My imagination is failing me. The ones i've had...

    My imagination is failing me. The ones i've had apart also all have a plunger under the knob, the plunger has a wedge that pushes on a rod running the length of the arm, that rod pushes against the...
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    If that appeals to you, look at Highland DNC ...

    If that appeals to you, look at Highland DNC Shoplink - Highland DNC, LLC. I have a couple of them, they are cheaper and simpler, and you CAN'T get better tech support than from Jerry at Highland.
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