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    [QUOTE=thermite;3695089]Gets any more hard-edged...

    [QUOTE=thermite;3695089]Gets any more hard-edged more than just a few of the turds might get wasted.

    Going for another podium, eh? Don't forget your fire extinguisher.
  2. All the repulsion-start, induction run motors...

    All the repulsion-start, induction run motors I've seen had brushes that shorted sections of the commutator. Not powered brushes, but ones that just shorted to other brushes.
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    I would suggest that the man who posted that is...

    I would suggest that the man who posted that is probably on the right track...
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    How about: one of the 90 deg windings becomes a...

    How about: one of the 90 deg windings becomes a start winding only, w/ start capacitor and a potential relay to disconnect once
    started - granted 1/2 the nominal hp, but that might be enough.
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    "I suspect no one out there is understanding the...

    "I suspect no one out there is understanding the question I'm trying to ask."

    Correct. A question for you: does your collet setup have part 32, as shown in this diagram? It's a long thin steel...
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    I seem to recall the ones on my cataract...

    I seem to recall the ones on my cataract headstock have torsion springs in them, they self-close.
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    [QUOTE=thermite;3694327]You ever spent any time...

    [QUOTE=thermite;3694327]You ever spent any time in Singapore? I have. Plenty.

    But you don't know that one or two CASES of covid make the news there. Contact tracing, testing. none of the 'OH IT...
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    So, a *very* dense population center would have a...

    So, a *very* dense population center would have a huge problem with covid transmission, right? No possible WAY to control it.

    Singapore, fer instance. Right?
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    For those intereste: ...

    For those intereste:

    http://www.mwdropbox.com/dropbox/_2004_retired_files/OILER.JPG
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    Not happening. Best case scenario, they don't...

    Not happening. Best case scenario, they don't get vaccinated, catch it and either die or improve the herd immunity. They like that herd thing
    they do. No matter what happens they'll deny till...
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    " I'm suspecting SB did not intend the end user...

    " I'm suspecting SB did not intend the end user to readjust stop nut location..."

    They did. You need to adjust the collet closer for snap-over for each size of workpiece, even when using the...
  12. If it's just for general work (as you say, for...

    If it's just for general work (as you say, for centering items in a 4-jaw) the indicator just goes in a QC holder in the toolpost.
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    Should be a law, those things should have playing...

    Should be a law, those things should have playing cards held in the spokes with clothespins.
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    Why don't you keep busy and go steal another...

    Why don't you keep busy and go steal another podium.
  15. Why do you need an indicator on the cross slide?

    Why do you need an indicator on the cross slide?
  16. Put the dial gage on the *front* of the spindle...

    Put the dial gage on the *front* of the spindle and push/pull to find the total *axial* play. It should be zero. If not the preload is worn out of the bearings.
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    +1 Every time I find a great shop, they're...

    +1

    Every time I find a great shop, they're gone in 5 or 10 years. Last one had *racks* of heads in for rebuilds. I was going there to get bike cylinders
    bored and honed. The sunnen guy...
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    +1 This is why he was impeached. Again.

    +1

    This is why he was impeached. Again.
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    Glad it worked out for you - the instruction to...

    Glad it worked out for you - the instruction to basically 'hit it with a hammer' works especially well if one has had a small motor apart, the kind with spherical bronze sintered bearings (held...
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    Interesting. Having the carriage control along...

    Interesting. Having the carriage control along with the other controls is a nice idea. One suggestion: I can't tell from the photos how the user can determine if right/out is selected, or left/in...
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    Ah, I've used thos for years and thhhhheyyy...

    Ah, I've used thos for years and thhhhheyyy nnnevveer causssed mmmmme annnnneee trrroubbbbeeee.
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    I had to 'shrink' a tailstock from a 9"...

    I had to 'shrink' a tailstock from a 9" southbend, to make it fit an older Potter lathe, which I had bought sans tailstock. Key here was to drill two holes up from the underside before cuting the...
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    [QUOTE=thermite;3691620]'LOL! "My man"? He is...

    [QUOTE=thermite;3691620]'LOL! "My man"? He is NOW. He was not THEN.

    Purest nonsense. He's always been your man. If trump had stopped short they'd need a crowbar to get your nose out of his...
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    Who when the curtain is pulled back turns out to...

    Who when the curtain is pulled back turns out to be a sore loser, a traitor, and (odds are) a convicted criminal. Your man sir is complete filth, scum.
    I'm still looking to see if you were there...
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    +1 pellican. One of my fond memories was...

    +1 pellican.

    One of my fond memories was finding one being discarded during the town 'big trash' day pickup. "MINE NOW"

    Also there was a nice Klein toolbag in the same pile of stuff.
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