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  1. I bought a few used name brand ones near those...

    I bought a few used name brand ones near those sizes on epay and they are fine for my infrequent needs. I paid about the same or less than import prices.
  2. What size or sizes are you needing?

    What size or sizes are you needing?
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    Here is rule #10 from the sticky, I bolded part...

    Here is rule #10 from the sticky, I bolded part of the quote:
  4. I think he meant that you stone the high spots...

    I think he meant that you stone the high spots off before trying to fit the spindle clearances. The high spots will poke right through your oil layer and rub metal to metal making the scoring worse....
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    :willy_nilly:WOO HOO just got to 100 pages of...

    :willy_nilly:WOO HOO just got to 100 pages of constant bickering with no possible end in sight :nutter::willy_nilly:
  6. I am sure this will work fine. In the...

    I am sure this will work fine.
    In the discussion I had with the guys at the earlier link you will also need to put a plug in for each machines control switches, in addition to the motor plug.

    I...
  7. I am thinking the bushing is just pressed in so...

    I am thinking the bushing is just pressed in so what is going to compress the o-ring so it will even seal. Wont the o-ring just keep the pressed in bushing from seating all the way down? It's not...
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    Doc said there was no screen name (10 letters)

    Doc said there was no screen name (10 letters)
  9. Like 1yesca just said, make a few "prototypes"...

    Like 1yesca just said, make a few "prototypes" for him and with the new high price. The customer is always right, right?
    I dont think starting an arguement with him is a good idea, he might become...
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    OP has not returned from his one and only first...

    OP has not returned from his one and only first post.....:confused:
  11. I was curious about what Clive was saying about...

    I was curious about what Clive was saying about these so I called and spoke to a guy at the link. They are more like a VFD than a phase converter. You really should call them and discuss what you...
  12. That wont work, you want a RPC (rotary phase...

    That wont work, you want a RPC (rotary phase converter) for that. A vfd needs to be wired DIRECTLY to the motor it runs, so you need to un wire the motor from the rest of the machine and connect it...
  13. Another current thread on weldable rust...

    Another current thread on weldable rust prevention, have you seen it?

    What's a good weldable anti-rust coating for mild steel?
  14. Instead of R8 collet set that you probably will...

    Instead of R8 collet set that you probably will never use most of look at R8 to ER collet holders or R8 endmill holders.
    Both of these ler you remove the "collet" without removing the cutting tool...
  15. Duplicate post, all kinds of trouble...

    Duplicate post, all kinds of trouble today...:nutter:
  16. :angry: WTF happened to the post I just typed out...

    :angry: WTF happened to the post I just typed out :angry:
  17. Not if you are just boring holes. On the off...

    Not if you are just boring holes. On the off chance you do some milling that could use it you can always just use the dials or an indicator, etc. Like has been done for over 100 yrs without a DRO.
  18. Congrats :cheers: Way better deal than the other...

    Congrats :cheers: Way better deal than the other guy!
    Be sure to check the table lead screws for backlash. How much slop is in the hand crank in the center of the table and at the ends of the table....
  19. This is post #28, VFD should be able to supply it...

    This is post #28, VFD should be able to supply it own loow voltage for the switch.
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    That come apart. The center piece is used with...

    That come apart. The center piece is used with different ends, depending on shaft size. There are gear teeth formed into the outside of the hard rubber/plastic and matching teeth on the inside of the...
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    Everything in your photos looks really nice. You...

    Everything in your photos looks really nice. You should get plenty of interest, especially since they look to be smaller machines, (what you showed anyway). Smaller machines sell really well to home...
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    Sometimes smaller bore couplers are purchased and...

    Sometimes smaller bore couplers are purchased and then either drilled or bored out to fit, it is possible that that happened on yours. Maybe someone drilled out the bore on a crappy drill press and...
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    A new coupling sounds like a good place to start....

    A new coupling sounds like a good place to start. Measure the two shaft sizes and order up a new lovejoy coupling.
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    The World’s Strongest Man Classics 1977: Ferrigno...

    The World’s Strongest Man Classics 1977: Ferrigno wins The Bar Bend - YouTube

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFq0m8XoLd0
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    1/4" max thickness for everything rolled,...

    1/4" max thickness for everything rolled, silicone rubber can also be molded up to 4" thick, but only 3'x3' or 4'x4'.
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