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    Sounds dangerous, I will take it off you hands if...

    Sounds dangerous, I will take it off you hands if you give me a dollar!

    Sure would not use any kind of emery paper on it. Maybe some 600 or finer wet or dry paper used wet. You have been around...
  2. Thread: Lagun FTV-2

    by FredC
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    Table ways on mine are hardened and ground no...

    Table ways on mine are hardened and ground no flaking, same on cross slide. Mine was purchased new and still has very little wear.
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    I bought a 106-102 0-1 mike with non-rotating...

    I bought a 106-102 0-1 mike with non-rotating spindle for $25.00 from the back of a co worker's trunk in the early 70s. Back then I wondered what the source was because he had a bunch of them brand...
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    Great minds think alike gbent posted at the same...

    Great minds think alike gbent posted at the same time. I have used these things on manual lathes and mills as well as CNC. On the lathe when cross drilling and tapping, a broken tap would have...
  5. Sergiworks, I did send a reply to your PM. I have...

    Sergiworks, I did send a reply to your PM. I have part of the threading attachment. If you are near San Antonio, you could pick up what I have at no charge, the pieces are just in the way and not...
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    Well it is time for a story. I used to make...

    Well it is time for a story. I used to make muzzle brake blanks for a local gun manufacturer. Not sure how they did the barrel set up before threading as I never watched the process. After the...
  7. Thread: Spindle Removal

    by FredC
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    How did your get the #11 clip out without pulling...

    How did your get the #11 clip out without pulling the rear bearing? Did pulling the #8 sleeve give you access? If so the #19 bearing cover looks to me like it will have to be loosened for the front...
  8. Yeah, it was the professional hoarders that took...

    Yeah, it was the professional hoarders that took all the toilet paper, cleaning supplies and masks at our local stores. They honed their craft during the Obama years by grabbing all the ammo as it...
  9. Previous post I mentioned not seeing in print a...

    Previous post I mentioned not seeing in print a super spreader article. Here is one that just popped up:
    Coronavirus super-spreader events all have notable similarities — and they reveal the types...
  10. So many unknowns with this virus. #1 Heard on...

    So many unknowns with this virus.
    #1 Heard on the news yesterday but not seen it in print about super spreaders. One person at an event infection 1000 persons. I had been thinking along those lines...
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    Well, Thanks to JH for finding this and posting...

    Well, Thanks to JH for finding this and posting the link. Bill that is a different profile on the cutter than I have seen used on screw machines, pretty interesting! I see that the video is 6 years...
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    You are right the smallest I have done is shorten...

    You are right the smallest I have done is shorten 2mm X .4 to .049 inches long. I already had the photo of the 1/2 button heads. The fixture in this photo is 1/2 in diameter and the screw is one it...
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    Looks like we have all shortened commercial...

    Looks like we have all shortened commercial length screws. I have never seen the need for many tapped hole fixtures. You still have to screw each one in and out. Done several of that I used a 2...
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    The Babin is good for ideas. I think his control...

    The Babin is good for ideas. I think his control is only for generating threads and eliminating the gearing. Never seen an HLV so I am not sure what the differences are and how it would effect doing...
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    I have some specials including step collets. The...

    I have some specials including step collets. The possible combination of rectangles is almost infinite, not even sure if the common sizes are stocked or I called on the right day. :-)
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    Just checked my Blackhawk 3/4 socket and wrench...

    Just checked my Blackhawk 3/4 socket and wrench set and it says Blackhawk by Proto. Not sure if the name has always been associated with Proto or not. I think the name is now used on a second line of...
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    Larry and Thermite, You all need to get a...

    Larry and Thermite,
    You all need to get a complete set of rectangles also. The 1/4 X 1/2 inch was purchased off the shelf. I have used it on 2 different jobs. You all are falling down here. :-)...
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    I wish Omniturn had not gotten out of...

    I wish Omniturn had not gotten out of conversions. They were sued several times and got tired of it. The last time was a fellow using a glove with rubber dots to feed PVC pipe through a rotating...
  19. Some interesting corona reading, no particular ax...

    Some interesting corona reading, no particular ax to grind:

    Page gone - MSN Too bad this one disappeared. Confounded scientist trying to understand why neighboring countries have such a different...
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    What is the bed width on a HLV? I tool the...

    What is the bed width on a HLV? I tool the carriage off a HXL several years ago and scrapped it. The bed width is identical to an HLV-H. The CHNC used the same bed with. Whether you could find parts...
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    What good is the Craftsman warrantee now hen they...

    What good is the Craftsman warrantee now hen they will replace it with the Chinese junk?
    Proto had good American made tools a few years ago. The adjustable wrenches and locking pliers were made in...
  22. Sw1ne posted this a long time ago: rate my 22LR...

    Sw1ne posted this a long time ago:
    rate my 22LR Receivers

    The photos have since expired or been deleted.

    I mentioned in the last post on that thread FuzzBean who used to post here had built a...
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    We used water from our irrigation well for years....

    We used water from our irrigation well for years. It was high in iron and H2S. we had 2 black poly plastic 2500 gallon cisterns. Filled the first from the well, besides stinking it was 113F degrees....
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    I looked in my owners manual and in bold letters...

    I looked in my owners manual and in bold letters it says "Do not run the spindle in reverse when threading". Also in bold type further down is "Maximum recommended threading speed is 1000 RPMs". I...
  25. I am a couple months behind in reading the...

    I am a couple months behind in reading the newspaper. I found the first mention of a mystery disease in Wuhan this morning. It mentioned the disease was not SARS, MERS or swine flu. Date is Jan.7...
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