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    Also DO NOT USE 035 WALL! Start at 065 and then...

    Also DO NOT USE 035 WALL! Start at 065 and then send a pair to ACT-LAB (or whoever) for handlebar testing, you’ll be surprised how they fail. Your insurance company will also require third party...
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    Rody, Jones, Santana, Walt, and others (myself...

    Rody, Jones, Santana, Walt, and others (myself included) make handlebars. If you're doing aluminum, you’ll have to bulge it pre bending or hydroform it and have a really solid heat treatment system...
  3. What is the spec for your filler? There are many...

    What is the spec for your filler? There are many different fillers containing Cu in different percentages and alloyed combinations, and knowing that can help determine if you need a furnace, flux,...
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    You can always dedicate a pallet to a stand-alone...

    You can always dedicate a pallet to a stand-alone rotary table and controller, if you purchase a machine with 1 degree and down the line have a need for it.
  5. The atlas, benchmaster, diamond and smaller burke...

    The atlas, benchmaster, diamond and smaller burke / us machine co mills are too small for your purpose, as is the standard sized barker PM. At a minimum, you’ll need a sheldon, hardinge TM/UM, or the...
  6. Seconded for Kowalski heat treat on Detroit Ave...

    Seconded for Kowalski heat treat on Detroit Ave in Cleveland.
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    Sweet! What spindle interface? Got any shots of a...

    Sweet! What spindle interface? Got any shots of a finished set? You can drop me a message as well.
  8. I don’t really need one, but when you posted...

    I don’t really need one, but when you posted earlier I thought damn... nice.

    Free bump. Also how would freight work on a grinder like this? Remove the table and strap it to a pallet with the...
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    Looks like a 150 mini. BMX?

    Looks like a 150 mini. BMX?
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    Don’t use lacquer thinner to clean, it leaves...

    Don’t use lacquer thinner to clean, it leaves surface film which will a) inhibit the directional flow and b) prevent joining between layers.
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    To the OP: check around for a maker’s mark? It...

    To the OP: check around for a maker’s mark? It looks very similar (from the underside) to plates from the Bay Cast company out of Michigan. I am sure there were/are many foundries that made floor...
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    You can also set-up a makeshift hearth with...

    You can also set-up a makeshift hearth with stacked Kiln brick or Fire brick, it really helps throw some radiant heat back onto the parts. 80 grit production cloth, followed by an acetone wash....
  13. Bridgeport lead screw and nuts - class 2G or 2C?

    Hi all - does anyone know the thread class of fit for BP leadscrews? I searched a bit and have found dimensions of 1 1/4 x 5 acme, but no reference to thread class 2C, 2G or other.

    I’m doing...
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    In addition to Yasda and Kern, you might look at...

    In addition to Yasda and Kern, you might look at Mitsui Seiki.
  15. Drill Heads, somewhere in between Sugino and ebay/china special?

    Any middle of the road drill head manufacturers? Sugino and Hypneumat are very good, but of course the price matches. The chinese ebay specials are just junk. Looking to see what else is out there. ...
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    Earnest Machine Co out of Rocky River, Ohio...

    Earnest Machine Co out of Rocky River, Ohio supplies 9/16-18 flange/machine nuts, if that is in fact what OP is looking for.
  17. Vardex does, but you may need their holders.

    Vardex does, but you may need their holders.
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    Like others have said, 99 iso and a toothbrush....

    Like others have said, 99 iso and a toothbrush. On really stubborn stuff CAIG DeOxit has saved me more than a few times.
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    Brazing Service Inc in Westlake Ohio. They...

    Brazing Service Inc in Westlake Ohio. They specialize in aluminum brazing, and depending on where you are in NY they could be 1 or 2 day ground.
  20. Sami’s suggestion is really not a bad idea. Next...

    Sami’s suggestion is really not a bad idea. Next to the fire set a large container of fine sand, enough to cover by several inches all around and pack it in real well. Coarse sand allows too much air...
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    I had a smooth pick-up and some nice conversation...

    I had a smooth pick-up and some nice conversation with Charles. Would not hesitate to do business with him again.
  22. Interestingly enough, I can’t find Mobil SHC 635...

    Interestingly enough, I can’t find Mobil SHC 635 anywhere in any qty. my local Mobil distrubutor (I do buy DTE 24, 25 and Vactra from them) did not know of it, and said they would email me back with...
  23. Thanks everybody. I will look up some cross...

    Thanks everybody. I will look up some cross references when I get home and see if I can find something compatible that is available in smaller qty than 5 gallons.
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    I’ll take the pair. PM sent.

    I’ll take the pair. PM sent.
  25. Pedrazzoli Brown 250 cold saw - oil type for head?

    Anybody have a manual, or happen to know what type/grade of oil to use for the head? I am guessing some kind of synthetic gear oil, 220 or 320 maybe? Has to be safe for bronze, I believe.
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