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    QT:[i am just asking, does anybody have a better...

    QT:[i am just asking, does anybody have a better way of shimming heavy castings of less than
    a .0004" ]
    I don't have any better way..than map it on the plate if that is where it will be inspected.....
  2. Just like Trump lovers and haters, gun lovers and...

    Just like Trump lovers and haters, gun lovers and gun haters can't even listen to the other view.
    School teachers are a big lobby and most want to rid us of guns..
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    Vietnamese EV company VinFast Snags Two Asean...

    Vietnamese EV company
    VinFast Snags Two Asean NCAP Five-Star Safety Ratings

    China EV sales.
    China'''s electric car sales slump, squeezing automakers
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    We say "there are many good" ...(whatever) "out...

    We say "there are many good" ...(whatever) "out there." What makes ours unique/improved/better is....(whatever)
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    Tesla is said to be the safest car in the would...

    Tesla is said to be the safest car in the would .. but with a Tesla driver not watching the road the car the Tesla runs into may not be a safest car...

    Still with million miles of testing they are...
  6. Do you wish to rebuild it to working function or...

    Do you wish to rebuild it to working function or to restore an antique. Are you wishing to make it a grinder or a mill?
    You might concentrate on the travel movements and just mount a running...
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    .001 and .0015 and .0005 are so difficult to use...

    .001 and .0015 and .0005 are so difficult to use and keep nice it would seem a manufacture would/could make .020 .0201. .0202 and on up to .021. in a set (and a metric set) 1/2" or 1" wide that could...
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    Good you are cleaning up the insides. If...

    Good you are cleaning up the insides. If convenient run a strip of masking tape along the opening from long table to base to overlap 1/4 to 1/2"(just an extra dust shield, oil the base so tape does...
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    That Looks worse than it is when you compare...

    That Looks worse than it is when you compare population.. But still we are about double compared to other countries in our same living class.
    Germany population about 84M / USA about 330M
    Yes...
  10. Vitrified wheels also build up like that. They...

    Vitrified wheels also build up like that. They are made of rocks (Bits of abrasive)stuck together with the likes of molten glass. The building is much like making a grinding wheel with the molten...
  11. Might it be better to have a sheet metal guy make...

    Might it be better to have a sheet metal guy make a new shield.

    Hot sparks build a new grinding wheel where they hit.
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    Another thing to consider likely is if the holder...

    Another thing to consider likely is if the holder has .0003 run out, the spindle bore or taper another .0003 so depending or the 180* you place it in you will have zero at one 180, and at the other...
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    QT EmanuelGoldstein: [There is no predicting the...

    QT EmanuelGoldstein: [There is no predicting the future but your paranoia is not attractive. China is something of a world power already, but they do it by buying and selling, not sending in a...
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    QT OP: [I have no idea what your talking about....

    QT OP: [I have no idea what your talking about. Wire check? I'm getting a thread checker to start with. maybe a nut. Sorry for this correction. still navigating this forum.]

    I wonder if there is a...
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    Along with that thinking if the spindle nose is...

    Along with that thinking if the spindle nose is not hard the machine might cut the 1 1/2-8 thread. With being mild-hard a carbide tool but might be considered. A quick file check would tell....
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    Good points Ziggy we need the free energy system...

    Good points Ziggy we need the free energy system that costs a lot of money.
    And also need the back-up system that also cost a lot of money and will set idle when not needed.

    So spend double when...
  17. Making a special of anything is expensive . Does...

    Making a special of anything is expensive
    . Does it have to b 80 tooth?
    *80 tooth for $425.

    80 tooth $425
    Gates 14MX-80S-20 Poly Chain GT2 Sprocket 14.036 Inch Diameter 7719-2080

    71 teeth...
  18. If it cuts straight it would seem the holding...

    If it cuts straight it would seem the holding vise could be adjusted to make it run 1/32 over 7"

    $4-$5K should but a very nice saw.
  19. For turning (OD work) the cross-travel sloppiness...

    For turning (OD work) the cross-travel sloppiness (nut) has little to do with accuracy. The cutting forces are pushing the tool back toward tightening against the nut and thread. Turning the cross...
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    Likely .7502 to .751 with a very good...

    Likely .7502 to .751 with a very good running/best spindle and holder to perhaps .770 with having .010 run out in the holding device or spindle error of the end mill.
    End mills are sharp at the OD...
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    Seems the USA and UK are heading down that...

    Seems the USA and UK are heading down that path..to Socialism and Communism. loss of freedom to even think for one's self....
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    Likely mach 4 is the secret for USA and Russia,...

    Likely mach 4 is the secret for USA and Russia, perhaps China. Rockets that would go into space and then come down on target..about 4 to 8 minuets to reach space.. Subs with rockets 20 or 50 miles...
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    I have made use of many grit control odd...

    I have made use of many grit control odd practices.
    A cut out of milk bottle plastic in front of the shaft/bearing bore on a bench grinder.
    The same behind the wheel mount on a Cinci wheel head on...
  24. If you decide to buy it also get the stand-on pad...

    If you decide to buy it also get the stand-on pad all three chucks, anything about the shop that looks like lathe stuff and try to make a deal on the drill press.

    look for a steady rest about the...
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    I would guess that your drill chips are...

    I would guess that your drill chips are accumulating in your drill fixture at the place between the part and the bushing and causing too much heat so aiding the possibility of work hardening or...
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