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    Ohio Mike Yes sir I would certainly be open to...

    Ohio Mike
    Yes sir I would certainly be open to trades...
    You have a PM
    Paul
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    I have thought it would be nice to use a couple...

    I have thought it would be nice to use a couple of the drills but the MT's were to big...So I reached out to a couple drill sharpening shops to see if they could be ground down to a MT3 and there...
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    I've had a bunch of viewers but no interest at...

    I've had a bunch of viewers but no interest at this point...
    Lets take this to the top once again and offer this:
    I'm new at machining (just hobbyist) and am always considering tools and such to...
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    MT4 and MT5 Drills 4 Sale

    Have acquired several MT4 and MT5 HSS Drills 1-3/16" - 2-1/8"
    Plz note that all the drills will cut but to what extent varies on the ware of the drills…All the drills should be sharpened either by...
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    I own a Clausing 5900 series 12 x 36 So after re...

    I own a Clausing 5900 series 12 x 36
    So after re reading post you say that a 1" bar would handle up to a @4" deep bore?
    A 1/4" bar would handle a 1" deep bore...I'm kind of along the thinking that...
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    So I have a couple boring bars at the...

    So I have a couple boring bars at the present...1/2 and 5/8
    I have a holder for my BXA mount which allow a 3/4" bar or I can remove the sleeve and have a 1" hole which to my uneducated mind would...
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    Don't have that kind of funds... Thanks Paul

    Don't have that kind of funds...
    Thanks
    Paul
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    Can you elaborate? perhaps a formula for a 3"...

    Can you elaborate?
    perhaps a formula for a 3" hole used as example...
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    What Boring Bar Diameter

    Plz forgive me with the stupid questions I'm asking while I'm learning some of the fundamentals for the craft...
    So I was curious the other day and got to thinking about boring bars and the diameter...
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    That's the ball park I was thinking... I'm not...

    That's the ball park I was thinking...
    I'm not sure about the steel needed
    I have a piece of 1.5 x 1.5 cold rolled steel that may work...Tooling steel stock I do not have any of
    all I need is a...
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    Yes sir I have stumbled upon some that seem to be...

    Yes sir I have stumbled upon some that seem to be what is needed...
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    I can post pictures enclosed are a couple pics...

    I can post pictures
    enclosed are a couple pics of the lock
    323504
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    and as far as harassing them I was hoping that someone maybe a hobbyist and consider building it at there house
    there are...
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    Carriage Lock Needed in DFW Texas Area

    I have a older 5900 Clausing Lathe and had discovered that the Carriage lock is missing which I figure is the biggest factor to me not getting quality parting/facing cuts...I have contacted Clausing...
  14. Subscribed This is something I plan on building...

    Subscribed
    This is something I plan on building in the future
    Paul
  15. Great idea I forgot my truck has a converter...

    Great idea
    I forgot my truck has a converter built into it...Thanks for the tip
    Paul
  16. Ding Ding Ding We Have a Winner... Yard said...

    Ding Ding Ding
    We Have a Winner...
    Yard said they will not allow any electrical power tools unless I supply my own source of electricity...
    Owner wants all cut fees to justify the upkeep of his...
  17. Now just to re-iterate when I go to the Metal...

    Now just to re-iterate when I go to the Metal Steel Yards or buy from the Metal Supermarket stores they make the first and sometimes the second cut free
    Its at the salvage yard where I pay by the...
  18. yes sir done this at a point in my life I had to...

    yes sir done this at a point in my life
    I had to transport 3 20' drill sticks one time to fab a deer feeder and laided the pipe on the ground, drove over it and tried a portion to the front bumper...
  19. Id certainly consider this if not for the fact...

    Id certainly consider this if not for the fact I'm running out of restate in my garage...
    Perhaps one day when I get the shop build where we will be moving to I'll buy a bunch of the material but...
  20. Yes sir...This is something that has crossed my...

    Yes sir...This is something that has crossed my mind...
    I have always just had them do the cutting for me however at $5 a cut if I was to get multiple sizes it would certainly add up in a hurry......
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    I have used that tool before and for light...

    I have used that tool before and for light Sheetmetal it was adequate but for a clean hole it would not be a choice I would use since the quality of the cup saws would give a better finish then what...
  22. The reason is I'm asking for the use of battery...

    The reason is I'm asking for the use of battery operated tools is I don't know if the salvage yard will allow me to use there source of power...They are a business you know...They have to pay their...
  23. What the BEST Choice of Tool for this Job?

    So I'm always looking for a bargain on various materials to fabricate something for around the shop/house...If I don't need it to be of a particular material I'll just go to the bargain rack and get...
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    I want to let those of you that had reached out...

    I want to let those of you that had reached out and suggested a better way to go on cutting the hole cleanly in my 1/2" plate of aluminum...
    After fabricating the tool holder (post #44) for the...
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    Thank You guys for your input...I realized that...

    Thank You guys for your input...I realized that my usage of pitch was incorrect...I should have used TPI and yes I needed a 1/2 thread per inch so when the 2" of the shaft has a full 1 TPI...
    I...
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