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  1. Will adding to the stud with TIG work? Build it...

    Will adding to the stud with TIG work? Build it up to something you can grab? I have had good success with that method. The intense heat helps a lot too. Just be very careful with what you used for...
  2. 267721 Does this help?

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    Does this help?
  3. In reality I have an Altendorf Elmo...45? Has...

    In reality I have an Altendorf Elmo...45? Has that stuff built in. Sorry, no help here.
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    Cannot spell it, but looks like abbreviated...

    Cannot spell it, but looks like abbreviated tri***al milling code. Code is very simple, straight line. Let machine flex harmonics do the path.
  5. I find mine on wood pegs next to the saw.

    I find mine on wood pegs next to the saw.
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    I forget how long ago it was but I paid...

    I forget how long ago it was but I paid $25,000.00 for a top of the line, 30 years ago? Digital readouts and power fed. I was able to get it in 3 months because somebody canceled their order. I set...
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    Use a TIG welder. Be aware that the piece...

    Use a TIG welder. Be aware that the piece sticking out may or may not be connected to the rest of the tap below. They sometimes shatter.
    Wit TIG torch melt the tap end just a small bit and then...
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    I purchased from a West coast importer who did a...

    I purchased from a West coast importer who did a complete package deal. Price was for machine delivered to my East coast shop and complete installation and training. I had to unload and get it in the...
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    Cutting with Oxy as an assist gas will give very...

    Cutting with Oxy as an assist gas will give very different results than cutting with Nitrogen in steels.
  10. Hunter makes nice machines. I bought one off...

    Hunter makes nice machines. I bought one off fleabay and called the local Hunter rep to check it out. Said good machine, would you like to buy some parts? Cash for a discount? Bought a few Duck heads...
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    We have 2 somewhat squirrel proof bird feeders...

    We have 2 somewhat squirrel proof bird feeders and we also scatter seed for ground feeders. Fair amount of squirrels show up and as long as there is ground seed they chew and screw. Fox den nearby...
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    Hardening only goes so far and tooling is...

    Hardening only goes so far and tooling is affected to a certain amount.
    I don't know why Digger did not say that. LMAO
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    I think I paid about 900 for this table top and...

    I think I paid about 900 for this table top and made my own base. It is in the low position now but can be lifted by forklift and then it will be about 36" high. 29.5" x 69". I have a lot of clamping...
  14. I have done the twist off by accident. Worked...

    I have done the twist off by accident. Worked good too. But for my use I stepped the outside of the sub jaws for clearance and use a standard blade type chip holder.
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    Description sure sounds like a laxative.

    Description sure sounds like a laxative.
  16. Thread: Need help

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    SW can be dialed in to give you almost exactly...

    SW can be dialed in to give you almost exactly what you want and corner gaps are adjustable. Bending is out of your control so you need to work with THEIR parameters to get what you want. I have SW...
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    Zero rake and all should be fine. On the lathe I...

    Zero rake and all should be fine. On the lathe I peck feed and need to pull out completely to clear chips. On the mill the peck distance is about same as drill D to start, dwell peck. I want the...
  18. Perfect job for a laser, apply finish first. 3M...

    Perfect job for a laser, apply finish first.
    3M makes some really good abrasive brushes in cup and wheel form. And they last a real long time.
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    Hole that deep on a manual lathe with the...

    Hole that deep on a manual lathe with the tailstock will be a major PITA. Drill on the carriage. Parabolic drill to get chips out but grind the cutting edges flat. If not then it will pull for sure...
  20. Any and all, including 317U unobtainium grade....

    Any and all, including 317U unobtainium grade. Really need more info like sketch and punch and die stuff.
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    Almost finished. All smaller drawers are on 100#...

    Almost finished. All smaller drawers are on 100# soft close full extension slides. Big drawer is on 500# full extension slides.
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    I can't believe I got half way through these...

    I can't believe I got half way through these replies before it dawned on me that these are soft jaws on a vise. Coffee not working this morning.
    Multiple parts stacked in lathe jaws made no sense.
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    Supplier of mine said this. If its going to be...

    Supplier of mine said this. If its going to be late, its Yellow Freight. Not dependable and F them. We will not use them and suppliers are forbidden to use them to ship to us. As a noob I loaded 3...
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    You guyzs forgot unobtainium. Flux capacitor...

    You guyzs forgot unobtainium. Flux capacitor needed w/o gas.
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    Does it say which side is lowest? Rotate the die...

    Does it say which side is lowest? Rotate the die and see if the problem switches sides. Could also be density differences on the die.
    Try putting the tooling in the middle. You are loading lop sided.
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