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  1. I'll go better armed and take another run at it...

    I'll go better armed and take another run at it tomorrow
  2. Get a PH kit, add some baking soda to some water...

    Get a PH kit, add some baking soda to some water until it gets closer to neutral PH then taste it, it should be similar to what you will get.
    Acidic water has a bit of a pleasant zip on your tongue,...
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    There were quite a few old guys helped me get...

    There were quite a few old guys helped me get going in the right direction, if that's what I did but I would like to think I gave as good as I got, I swapped a lot of time for the knowledge I got...
  4. Ooooh, I hate it when stuff like that happens ...

    Ooooh, I hate it when stuff like that happens

    About how big is the radius before the bad noise started?
  5. "Box tools are a lost art that the old school...

    "Box tools are a lost art that the old school turret guys and screw machine guys only know."

    I ran a W&S universal turret when I was a teen, but that's been a while and no box tools on it, sure...
  6. You would think for that kind of money BOYAR...

    You would think for that kind of money BOYAR SCHULTZ would return calls

    I have a couple of basic 2 axis lathes and they have done all we need, we just need to nail down this silly part.
  7. What are you using for a chamfer on your rollers?...

    What are you using for a chamfer on your rollers? mine are square, would a radius be better?
  8. It does appear to be a well thought out tool, I...

    It does appear to be a well thought out tool, I am interested to know what they are worth new.
    Once it is set up for this part it will go in the job box for this job, If I need another I will find...
  9. The one I have is the type with the rollers...

    The one I have is the type with the rollers trailing the cutter, I was thinking the process would be as you said. I have it in my mind that the rollers when properly adjusted should be slightly loose...
  10. I can't see buying a new lathe for 500 pcs per...

    I can't see buying a new lathe for 500 pcs per year and I am defiantly not looking to expand or look for more work to feed such a machine though it is an interesting option of that type of machine I...
  11. Box turning tool in my ST10, how is this supposed to be set up?

    We have had these centerless ground in the past, we moved, they closed, we need a new plan.
    It is 6061, .437 +- .001 x 8 inches long with a full radius on one end, I would like to start with 1/2"...
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    It would be helpful if we had a clear vision of...

    It would be helpful if we had a clear vision of the tools available in the first post, I was under the impression you wanted to buy a tool, or pair of tools. I would think the way you made the ones...
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    I think these folks might have that one on the...

    I think these folks might have that one on the shelf, if not, they can make them


    Rotary Broach Tools | Polygon Solutions | ISO Certified

    would this work

    Kissler & Co E1-2/2 $7.94 Stem...
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    The anodizer we used to use got their waste...

    The anodizer we used to use got their waste disposal down to next to nothing with a half million dollar machine about the size of 2 semi trailers, I have no idea what it cost in money to run it or...
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    "I suppose since the tanks are mostly heated...

    "I suppose since the tanks are mostly heated ambient temp control, is not super important?"

    I did a bit using caswell stuff a few years back, I forget the required temp but type II wanted to be...
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    It ain't the right thing to do but a couple of...

    It ain't the right thing to do but a couple of times in similar situations I have cut the shank of the drill off so I can choke up on the drill to where there is just barely enough sticking out to do...
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    We may have a roof and walls next week...

    We may have a roof and walls next week
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    They came back and worked in the snow...

    They came back and worked in the snow
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    "Tha'd be a purty energetic methead eh?" They...

    "Tha'd be a purty energetic methead eh?"

    They are plenty energetic when they want something, not so much when you expect something from them.
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    In my case the top 3 positions pointed at nothing...

    In my case the top 3 positions pointed at nothing useful, spindle, tool holder shank, etc. I bent them down some and was able to point the coolant at the tip of longer tools, yes my machines are not...
  21. I just called him, he sold it not long ago, he...

    I just called him, he sold it not long ago, he still has a belt sander type and a surface grinder, both big enough for this job I would imagine but the other would have been perfect. Sorry
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    Solenoid valve? I had a bad hose one time that...

    Solenoid valve? I had a bad hose one time that was falling apart on the inside shutting off the fuel?
  23. We use a tablespoon of liquid tide in the ceramic...

    We use a tablespoon of liquid tide in the ceramic media, though we have seen things like you describe from material that was not made correctly and ended up with oxidation in the metal and the...
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    Had to plug the old slots too 335243335249

    Had to plug the old slots too

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  25. I think there is a head surfacing machine in a...

    I think there is a head surfacing machine in a cheap or free pile just over the mountain from you in San Andreas CA, gunsmith there got a good deal on a shop with one and took it home, I don't think...
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