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    A thread on load capacity of lathes, link to...

    A thread on load capacity of lathes, link to another similar thread in it:
    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/lathe-weight-capacity-348654/?highlight=spindle+capacity+lathe
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    I would bring about a come a long if you have...

    I would bring about a come a long if you have one. 2 uses: one is to level load if needed when picking upi machine. second is to slide machine forward or back on trailer if it tows bad. Otherwise it...
  3. mis post :eek:

    mis post :eek:
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    No need for even more straps, use what you have...

    No need for even more straps, use what you have under the chuck and trough the ways, with the wood block to take most of the weight, 80%? The bar in the back of the spindle will take the rest of the...
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    No real need to come up the outside with the...

    No real need to come up the outside with the strap. Drop it down between the ways and put a large block of wood (4x6) under the ways for the strap to go around. This has no way of slipping off or...
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    You have the right idea to put a bar in the...

    You have the right idea to put a bar in the spindle hole on the back side to use as a balance adjusting point.
    A 5000 lb ratchet strap (2")or come a long would be my choice.
    It shouldnt take much...
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    If the gauge does not read low pressure that is...

    If the gauge does not read low pressure that is OK. You can get around that by having the oxy regulator all the backed out, setting the acetylene at 3 or 4 psi and then opening the oxy valve on the...
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    Welding Tip Size Comparison Chart...

    Welding Tip Size Comparison Chart

    Identifying the right cutting and welding tips

    Welding Tip Chart

    Welding tip guide

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/480/victor_tip_charts.pdf
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    You can also wear dark safety glasses or even...

    You can also wear dark safety glasses or even sunglasses under your #3 lens. #5 is "standard" for gas welding.

    Silver solder is more common for bandsaw blades.
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    The only Camero I know of that should measure...

    The only Camero I know of that should measure speed in knots is the Bitchen Camero
    In the song "Bitchen Camero" by The Dead Milkmen Kind of a punk version of bee bop/ doors cover
    "My folks drove it...
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    This is so true, on top of that these bigger...

    This is so true, on top of that these bigger hotter fires burn all the seeds that need a normal fires heat to germinate. Also a normal fire will scorch a large tree but not kill it. Now since we do...
  12. I vote that in order to drive a car you must be a...

    I vote that in order to drive a car you must be a registered firearm(s) owner, that way we would only have responsible people driving ;):cheers:
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    You want elite power wheels. They are steel (not...

    You want elite power wheels. They are steel (not cast iron) with ball bearings to roll on v track. I use 2x3x.120 or 3x3x.120 tube to make some large gates and doors bigger than you are doing and...
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    I just redid the cyl seals on my datsun 5000lb....

    I just redid the cyl seals on my datsun 5000lb. It has a center freelift cyl and two tall cylinders on either side to lift high (3 stage mast). The two tall cylinders are connected together and one...
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    If you do go with NG generator be sure to have...

    If you do go with NG generator be sure to have propane back up, or just go with propane to begin with, even though fuel cost is more. Earthquakes have been known to break NG pipelines.

    On top of...
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    With that torch can you adjust the oxy and acet...

    With that torch can you adjust the oxy and acet individually at the torch? It looks like I see only one valve on it.

    Can you measure the size of the hole in the tip you are using, that will give a...
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    Cool, Did you try turning the gas down? Less...

    Cool, Did you try turning the gas down? Less pressure on regulator and less flow from the valves on the torch. You wont be able to go to low on a large tip, it just wont work.
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    Are you using pure acetylene for gas? Nothing...

    Are you using pure acetylene for gas? Nothing else will burn as hot, which is only a problem when using other fuel gasses for welding. Heating or cutting is fine with other fuels.
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    Love to throw that one back. :angry:

    Love to throw that one back. :angry:
  20. First thing I would go for is a reamer. A tapered...

    First thing I would go for is a reamer. A tapered reamer commonly called bridge or car reamers. (meaning railroad car) These are used in structural ironwork to align bolt holes that do not match up....
  21. More idiocy from our friends in UK: Guy is...

    More idiocy from our friends in UK:

    Guy is arrested and jailed for having a potato peeler in public :nutter:
    Gun Control Goes Too Far In UK: Man Arrested For Having A Potato Peeler

    Proposed...
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    For those not familiar here is an old discussion...

    For those not familiar here is an old discussion on pros and cons of these type systems:
    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/royal-easychange-system-162283-print/
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    PG&E tree trimming contractor Davey is having no...

    PG&E tree trimming contractor Davey is having no trouble aggresivly trimming and removing trees here. I have had a few smaller ones completely cut down and several neigbors also had some large trees...
  24. If you switch the joint around why would the...

    If you switch the joint around why would the plate need to be machined at an angle? Why wont the angularity of the ball joint make the angle, they are designed to do this.
  25. The flange nut should help keep the treaded shaft...

    The flange nut should help keep the treaded shaft at 90º to the plate, it is less likely to roll over if the threads loosen a little.
    But most important is they look cool AND function well. I have...
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