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    Looks like you will fit right in! :D

    Looks like you will fit right in! :D
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    For another option look at getting a roll back...

    For another option look at getting a roll back tow truck, the kind that tilts down to the ground. Call around to find one that can carry the weight, most are made to just carry a car. I have moved my...
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    Why? The whole problem began with lack of...

    Why? The whole problem began with lack of communication between customer and middle man, why would we believe they are communicating now, and discussing anything?
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    Can the customer use the parts in the "old"...

    Can the customer use the parts in the "old" configuration? Maybe they just need some mating parts made off the same "old" drawing to be able to do so. If they have a way to use them then everybody...
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    He wants $100 for the box. Similar bar on...

    He wants $100 for the box.

    Similar bar on ebay: SANDVIK COROMANT PRECISION INDEXABLE BORING BAR 1" SHANK S16T-MWLNR-3 | eBay
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    Nice job getting it home. Now it looks like the...

    Nice job getting it home. Now it looks like the bigger job will be to clear a place for it to live. :D
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    the most valuable thing in the whole box is...

    the most valuable thing in the whole box is probably the old wood handled angle repeater (sliding tee bevel). The big cutter with the pin is an anular cutter made for a magnetic drill press, if sharp...
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    A thread on load capacity of lathes, link to...

    A thread on load capacity of lathes, link to another similar thread in it:
    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/lathe-weight-capacity-348654/?highlight=spindle+capacity+lathe
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    I would bring about a come a long if you have...

    I would bring about a come a long if you have one. 2 uses: one is to level load if needed when picking upi machine. second is to slide machine forward or back on trailer if it tows bad. Otherwise it...
  10. mis post :eek:

    mis post :eek:
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    No need for even more straps, use what you have...

    No need for even more straps, use what you have under the chuck and trough the ways, with the wood block to take most of the weight, 80%? The bar in the back of the spindle will take the rest of the...
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    No real need to come up the outside with the...

    No real need to come up the outside with the strap. Drop it down between the ways and put a large block of wood (4x6) under the ways for the strap to go around. This has no way of slipping off or...
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    You have the right idea to put a bar in the...

    You have the right idea to put a bar in the spindle hole on the back side to use as a balance adjusting point.
    A 5000 lb ratchet strap (2")or come a long would be my choice.
    It shouldnt take much...
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    If the gauge does not read low pressure that is...

    If the gauge does not read low pressure that is OK. You can get around that by having the oxy regulator all the backed out, setting the acetylene at 3 or 4 psi and then opening the oxy valve on the...
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    Welding Tip Size Comparison Chart...

    Welding Tip Size Comparison Chart

    Identifying the right cutting and welding tips

    Welding Tip Chart

    Welding tip guide

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/480/victor_tip_charts.pdf
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    You can also wear dark safety glasses or even...

    You can also wear dark safety glasses or even sunglasses under your #3 lens. #5 is "standard" for gas welding.

    Silver solder is more common for bandsaw blades.
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    The only Camero I know of that should measure...

    The only Camero I know of that should measure speed in knots is the Bitchen Camero
    In the song "Bitchen Camero" by The Dead Milkmen Kind of a punk version of bee bop/ doors cover
    "My folks drove it...
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    This is so true, on top of that these bigger...

    This is so true, on top of that these bigger hotter fires burn all the seeds that need a normal fires heat to germinate. Also a normal fire will scorch a large tree but not kill it. Now since we do...
  19. I vote that in order to drive a car you must be a...

    I vote that in order to drive a car you must be a registered firearm(s) owner, that way we would only have responsible people driving ;):cheers:
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    You want elite power wheels. They are steel (not...

    You want elite power wheels. They are steel (not cast iron) with ball bearings to roll on v track. I use 2x3x.120 or 3x3x.120 tube to make some large gates and doors bigger than you are doing and...
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    I just redid the cyl seals on my datsun 5000lb....

    I just redid the cyl seals on my datsun 5000lb. It has a center freelift cyl and two tall cylinders on either side to lift high (3 stage mast). The two tall cylinders are connected together and one...
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    If you do go with NG generator be sure to have...

    If you do go with NG generator be sure to have propane back up, or just go with propane to begin with, even though fuel cost is more. Earthquakes have been known to break NG pipelines.

    On top of...
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    With that torch can you adjust the oxy and acet...

    With that torch can you adjust the oxy and acet individually at the torch? It looks like I see only one valve on it.

    Can you measure the size of the hole in the tip you are using, that will give a...
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    Cool, Did you try turning the gas down? Less...

    Cool, Did you try turning the gas down? Less pressure on regulator and less flow from the valves on the torch. You wont be able to go to low on a large tip, it just wont work.
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    Are you using pure acetylene for gas? Nothing...

    Are you using pure acetylene for gas? Nothing else will burn as hot, which is only a problem when using other fuel gasses for welding. Heating or cutting is fine with other fuels.
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