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  1. Mobil has data sheets for all the Mobilmet...

    Mobil has data sheets for all the Mobilmet cutting oils on line- same for Chevron.
  2. Can't even start to answer the question if we...

    Can't even start to answer the question if we don't know the rough size of your face groove! 1/4" od or 4" od- it makes a difference.

    Lets see if we can all pull in our claws and move on!

    Next.
  3. Yes you can hob a 3 tooth gear on a 6-10, but I...

    Yes you can hob a 3 tooth gear on a 6-10, but I hope your machine is a triple start machine or you are going to flog the index worm.
    Remember the feed value is per work piece revolution, so divide...
  4. Another thought- stress relieve plate, rough...

    Another thought- stress relieve plate, rough machine, heat treat, grind, finish machine.
  5. is this a production grinder or a tool room...

    is this a production grinder or a tool room grinder with the knee hole in the front? picture?
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    Prototrack? POS import with lipstick! and yes,...

    Prototrack? POS import with lipstick! and yes, I've run one. I'll take the Colchester thank you!
  7. For those that don't have a mill and $100 for the...

    For those that don't have a mill and $100 for the tilt table:


    Standard Saw Works
    181 10th St, Oakland, CA 94607
    (510) 832-0856
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    One thing to remember, and I'm not in love with...

    One thing to remember, and I'm not in love with how the mortgage collapse was handled, but keep in mind that this is not the same situation- this is simple trickle down economics. Businesses shut...
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    So true, but sometimes you back off the adjusting...

    So true, but sometimes you back off the adjusting screw to get that last little adjustment or go too far and back one side off completely and then screw the other side in to get zero leaving the...
  10. Find a shop that does CNC tube bending.

    Find a shop that does CNC tube bending.
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    YES! you are correct- the backplate bolts can be...

    YES! you are correct- the backplate bolts can be so tight that the chuck body cannot slide on the backplate, making adjustment difficult or even impossible. Back off on the mounting bolt torque-...
  12. If you are running short bars in your drawtube, a...

    If you are running short bars in your drawtube, a rotary union, some air pressure and an o-ringed piston in the draw tube works pretty well for a bar pusher. Set a stop on your turret, unclamp, bang,...
  13. Abrasive and unpleasant. Diamond coated carbide...

    Abrasive and unpleasant. Diamond coated carbide gives best tool life.
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    I've never gotten a crappy tap from McMaster-...

    I've never gotten a crappy tap from McMaster- always a name brand tool. just FYI. If you call them, they will tell you the manufacturer.
  15. Here is what the big boys use. A friend has one...

    Here is what the big boys use. A friend has one in his shop- pretty impressive in operation. Not too hard to make a small version.

    Hydraulic cylinder repair bench
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    Your state registration board should have the...

    Your state registration board should have the format available. In fact- here you go:

    WA State Licensing (DOL) Official Site: Professional stamps and seals - Engineers, land surveyors, and on-site
  17. Also, one more tidbit- Cat pull studs are English...

    Also, one more tidbit- Cat pull studs are English threads where as BT pull studs are metric. Probably does not matter in your case, but. . . .
  18. Sometimes that long anvil saves your butt, and...

    Sometimes that long anvil saves your butt, and allows measuring a shoulder down a bore or around an obstruction.
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    Chevron Met Cut 505! Those were the days eh?

    Chevron Met Cut 505! Those were the days eh?
  20. Ah! Another happy TrimSol user. No, its not...

    Ah! Another happy TrimSol user. No, its not unusual if ya take care of it. Surprised you run only 4-5%, as I think the recommended is around 8% or so. We had a CNC lathe that has not had the...
  21. I'm speechless- please continue!

    I'm speechless- please continue!
  22. Might be your nit- not mine. Its pretty common...

    Might be your nit- not mine. Its pretty common to pull a neutral in a conduit run with the 3 phase conductors regardless of Delta or Wye service so that a single phase 110 V load can be serviced. I...
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    Not sure what that stuff smells like but after...

    Not sure what that stuff smells like but after 30+years of using Trim Sol, it smells pretty ok- better in fact than the neighbors shop full of Blazer, and my machine tables are not a sticky mess.
  24. The only code requirement that I'm aware of for...

    The only code requirement that I'm aware of for 240 V Delta is that the high leg is identified with Orange phase tape and the neutral, if present in the box has white phase tape or white insulation.
  25. Mori wanted $3500.00 for a broken casting in the...

    Mori wanted $3500.00 for a broken casting in the tool changer of my MVJR, BUT they had it in stock and for a 20 year old machine, that's pretty darn good. I ended up making my own replacement, using...
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