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    From the owner or user of the fork lift, if...

    From the owner or user of the fork lift, if nothing else.

    I'm going with "replace both tines", and with a known-good US maker. I have a pair of cheapass CN tines that will be used at a very...
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    Ouchies. So not a generic ER collet, but a NBC? ...

    Ouchies. So not a generic ER collet, but a NBC? That's like three or more times the cost. The suck quotient is high with this one...
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    Sounds like you got lucky, that had been waiting...

    Sounds like you got lucky, that had been waiting to fail for a while...
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    Thanks for that update. But be aware that...

    Thanks for that update. But be aware that "stress relief" itself may not help you unless the HAZ was fully removed during grinding.

    Here's an explanation from Bodycote as to why:

    Stress...
  5. One of the rare times that a spam posting...

    One of the rare times that a spam posting produces interesting information...
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    Ooh, nice. Now tell me again how people can...

    Ooh, nice.

    Now tell me again how people can use that same "gray matter" to vote for a convicted fraudster, a serial failure, and a person who's done everything possible to undermine a honest...
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    I've used the Rego-Fix, and your comment about...

    I've used the Rego-Fix, and your comment about lazy operators confuses me. R-F requires "perfect" cleanliness of the toolholder and compression collets before they go into the clamping machine, so I...
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    Getting pics will be good, try to make them as...

    Getting pics will be good, try to make them as large and clear as possible.

    On the two bad shrink holders, you can probably trim the ends to clean metal and re-chamfer, as long as there's not a...
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    Check the flutes on the ends for an improper...

    Check the flutes on the ends for an improper primary radial clearance. If any of the original cylinder was left from the blank they would cut poorly, with excess bending load on them.

    Did you...
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    He longs for the days of landed gentry. Too...

    He longs for the days of landed gentry.

    Too bad he'd be nothing but a serf back then...
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    Another comment from a dumb duck, with his own...

    Another comment from a dumb duck, with his own wing-nut website written by a no-talon hack telling the "truth".

    Yay you for adding to the morass...
  12. Either the 10ft or 15ft, it was a while back. ...

    Either the 10ft or 15ft, it was a while back.

    https://www.uhaul.com/Truck-Rentals/Moving-Truck-Sizes/
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    Nope, still worth calling around. Even places...

    Nope, still worth calling around. Even places not too close, freight may be cheaper than local quotes.
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    You can contact various vendors and ask for...

    You can contact various vendors and ask for demonstrations. I'd do this, especially as you seem to not have much experience with the processes.

    You'll also want to invest in good fixturing and...
  15. I think it depends a lot on the mood of the...

    I think it depends a lot on the mood of the enforcement officers at the moment. Anecdata: I was told by the rental agent that the smaller box truck I had gotten to move a lathe didn't have to stop...
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    Democracy requires an educated and aware...

    Democracy requires an educated and aware electorate, and the foundation for that are good schools and a robust grass-roots "feeder" political structures in the States that helps get civics-minded...
  17. They probably could use more "grunt" than a...

    They probably could use more "grunt" than a typical toolpost grinder would offer, so my suggestion in post 2.
  18. Let us know what the production rate you're...

    Let us know what the production rate you're targeting is, as well as other issues (do you want a robot loader, any precision requirements, are you planning for fire risks, etc.).

    With as simple a...
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    Just be careful you don't buy someone else's...

    Just be careful you don't buy someone else's problem. An otherwise well planned purchase can go south quickly if there's hidden issues or you find that it takes longer to program/set up than you...
  20. How about making some from S7 tool steel? Higher...

    How about making some from S7 tool steel? Higher tensile capability, made for shock loading.

    http://www.matweb.com/search/datasheet.aspx?matguid=94107f89681048a0bed42af5a6027d96&ckck=1

    The...
  21. Thatswhatshesaid...

    Thatswhatshesaid...
  22. Beyond the Press YT channel just happened to...

    Beyond the Press YT channel just happened to release this:

    3D-Printing Titanium | How hard can it be? - YouTube
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    Logic is a pretty flower that's been trampled by...

    Logic is a pretty flower that's been trampled by a republican sheep.
  24. I'd go with: Corrupt and Dumbest. I'll...

    I'd go with:

    Corrupt and Dumbest.

    I'll leave it as an exercise for the reader as to who is who.
  25. You might as well get a couple quotes for Ti from...

    You might as well get a couple quotes for Ti from service providers, I'd imagine that the bulk of the cost is the machine and process, with materials being a smaller component.

    You could contact...
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