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    Flawed concepts come out of he islands as well....

    Flawed concepts come out of he islands as well. This one from the long departed firm March Engineering. Case in point, 1990 March Porsche Indycar. A highly educated moron that somehow figured it was...
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    I'm sure there's a good explanation, comments...

    I'm sure there's a good explanation, comments taken out of context, third world brown pilots who can't fly etc etc.[/QUOTE]

    Yeah lets throw the race card. Who gives a rats ass what color the...
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    Everyone knows you islanders are superior to...

    Everyone knows you islanders are superior to anyone here in the colonies.
  4. Well that sucks. Neighbor changed the oil in his...

    Well that sucks. Neighbor changed the oil in his car, filled the oil before he put the plug in. So he swears a bit and puts the plug in and drives to the parts store to get more oil. He did not get...
  5. My Wilton Strands uses the normal triangular...

    My Wilton Strands uses the normal triangular wedge to pop out the morse taper. Are you rotating the quill to line up the slot so you can get the wedge through?
  6. It has 1 reader and separate heads for say .8 to...

    It has 1 reader and separate heads for say .8 to 1.0 and 1.0 to 1.3 or whatever. I am too lazy to change heads all the time so I just have a boat load of bore mics.
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    You are going to love that lathe, I have a C13...

    You are going to love that lathe, I have a C13 and it is a wonderful machine. I like it more than my Lodge & Shipley and LeBlond. 10EE accuracy without all the crazy electric BS.
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    It proves they are making it third world pilot...

    It proves they are making it third world pilot proof!
  9. [QUOTE=geardoc;3429297] 1. Go Perkins: I'm at...

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    1. Go Perkins: I'm at the point where at my hourly rate: I'd probably end up charging $2k on R&D to make a working gear drive and installing it on one test engine. Then...
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    After using it for a few days you will be kicking...

    After using it for a few days you will be kicking your ass all around the shop for not buying it sooner.
  11. Yes the ball screws will move. You are...

    Yes the ball screws will move. You are reinventing the wheel. This has been done before. Are you planning to to use it as a live axis on the lathe or you going to put a little mill table on it as...
  12. Yes, no time to do anything with it though.

    Yes, no time to do anything with it though.
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    BP uses 7/16 NF. I have changed tools thousands...

    BP uses 7/16 NF. I have changed tools thousands of times, never damaged a thread on the draw bar or collet. Feather it on???? Finesse,???? Not so much, shove the collet in, push the button till it...
  14. You can still buy new ones. They don't cost much.

    You can still buy new ones. They don't cost much.
  15. I use one daily, great machine, smooth, accurate....

    I use one daily, great machine, smooth, accurate. The only thing I wish it had is lead screw reverse on the carriage like my LeBlond servo shift. Buy it you will like it.
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    Just think about how much you saved when you...

    Just think about how much you saved when you bought that junk, expensive parts should be fine...........
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    Seems like any door that rolls in a track is...

    Seems like any door that rolls in a track is always going to have debris in the track. Wheels hit the debris and stop turning, doors constantly sticking, flat spots on wheels, pita. If you can't...
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    Looks like it's time to call Curtis......

    Looks like it's time to call Curtis......
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    Do you think that place has been cleaned once...

    Do you think that place has been cleaned once since 1905?
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    Same here, I have no trouble with parting off. I...

    Same here, I have no trouble with parting off. I use an Iscar blade with self grip inserts, I part off 2" 304 like its nothing. Power feed, always. LeBlond 15" servo shift, Aloris CXA tool post....
  21. Prolly cheaper than a new spindle from Monarch.

    Prolly cheaper than a new spindle from Monarch.
  22. Whatever that is.....

    Whatever that is.....
  23. The big question is insert price, I quit using it...

    The big question is insert price, I quit using it when the inserts hit 26.00, For 2 useable edges! That was years ago I would not pay it then and I won't pay it now. If the price is still crazy it...
  24. Bit of a hike from Marysville!

    Bit of a hike from Marysville!
  25. Are inserts available for Ingersoll face mill...

    Are inserts available for Ingersoll face mill number 6X4B02R01 77442-F F78623001 Uses 5 inserts, cost? Distributer?
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