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    Check on Dake presses. They may have a similar...

    Check on Dake presses. They may have a similar capacity press and may publish weights.
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    Tilt cylinders might be better choice.

    Tilt cylinders might be better choice.
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    The lifts were designed by engineers an the...

    The lifts were designed by engineers an the anchorage requirements were designed by engineers.Departing from their recommendations frees the manufacturer from liability.
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    You can do things on the Marvel that would be...

    You can do things on the Marvel that would be impossible on a horizontal saw.
  5. An asymmetrical telescoping gauge like Slowmotion...

    An asymmetrical telescoping gauge like Slowmotion showed might work. Lock it collapsed. Stick it through one of the open holes in the bar. Feed it into the hole. Unlock the plunger and re-lock...
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    Enco and Gamet boring and facing heads show up on...

    Enco and Gamet boring and facing heads show up on the bay occasionally. They are excellent boring heads. (Gamet made the ones branded Enco)
  7. I have used drop deck trailers for moving mills...

    I have used drop deck trailers for moving mills and lathes. I did use skates when moving the machine. I jacked up the machine and replaced the skates with 4x4s. A toe lift jack is really handy. I...
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    Here we go again, machinists giving advice that...

    Here we go again, machinists giving advice that should come from structural and geotechnical engineers or from the manufacturer of the lift. Stepping outside your area of expertise could have...
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    OP didn't have a boring bar small enough to do...

    OP didn't have a boring bar small enough to do the job. Simplest and cheapest solution is to buy a boring bar that fits.
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    When working as a consultant I used software from...

    When working as a consultant I used software from KMR consulting to track my billable hours and overhead hours. I think it might be an inexpensive solution for a small shop.
    KMR Consulting -...
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    and maybe a drop or 2 of super glue to keep the...

    and maybe a drop or 2 of super glue to keep the bushing from spinning on the tube.
  12. They were probably fixtured to the faceplate of a...

    They were probably fixtured to the faceplate of a lathe.
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    Drill it first. Use the endmill for final size...

    Drill it first. Use the endmill for final size and shape.

    You didn't tell us what type of machine you ere running this on. Fortunately this works regardless of machine type.
  14. Waterjet a possibility?

    Waterjet a possibility?
  15. Why not just buy a die grinder?

    Why not just buy a die grinder?
  16. When you are trying to hold up a heavy boring...

    When you are trying to hold up a heavy boring head or other heavy attachment while trying to line up the key you learn to despise the pin.
  17. I think you are doing the client a disservice by...

    I think you are doing the client a disservice by ruling out self feeding drill units.
  18. Those offering engineering advise in the absence...

    Those offering engineering advise in the absence of an appropriate engineering degree AND license to practice are, in my opinion, endangering members of the public.
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    Through bolts would run horizontally through the...

    Through bolts would run horizontally through the cracked casting. Tension on the boles would hold the crack closed and prevent propagation of the crack. In no way would it compromise adjustment of...
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    Can you run one or two through bolts front to...

    Can you run one or two through bolts front to back? If you can, no other repair is required except scraping the top part to thee base.
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    https://www.amazon.com/Regulator-Paintball-Pneumat...

    https://www.amazon.com/Regulator-Paintball-Pneumatic-Portable-Tools/dp/B07MVKPZ59/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=portable+CO2+tank+for+pneumatic+tools&qid=1564081922&s=gateway&sr=8-3
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    Use the hole pattern function on your DRO to...

    Use the hole pattern function on your DRO to create your own 39 hole plate.

    Another option is to use a rotary table. Calculate the angles for each of the 39 positions and dial them in.
  23. Lifting a load beyond the footprint of the hoist...

    Lifting a load beyond the footprint of the hoist scares the crap out of me. You could have made a wooden chuck block to support the chuck. Once the chuck was loose you just slide the block and...
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    I assume the lathe was put on the skid with a...

    I assume the lathe was put on the skid with a crane. Easiest way off is with a crane, gantry, or whatever. Three of the lathe I have owned recommended lifting using a sling around one of the cross...
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    I should have gotten this in sooner befort the...

    I should have gotten this in sooner befort the thread drifted off topic.

    I watch several forums. In all of them there is the recurring problem setting the compound. The real issue is a novice...
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