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    WOW......I guess you feel insulted, sorry for...

    WOW......I guess you feel insulted, sorry for your sensitivity, but not the content. You may be a wonderful mechanic, but your assumptions and questions indicate your ignorance about lathes. Suck it...
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    The OP did not mention new or used. If new, the...

    The OP did not mention new or used. If new, the OP should consider the new Leblond machines. They are very well supported by the factory. If used is the plan, then L&S, Monarch or other famous brands...
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    I'm not certain what you want to know, but I...

    I'm not certain what you want to know, but I suspect you are looking for some technical help in evaluating the condition of the lathe. Please state your location and perhaps there is a forum member...
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    I suspect you will have to change your price...

    I suspect you will have to change your price limit. You will not be able to make one yourself for less, even at $5 an hour.
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    I assume you know about Leblond's pricing because...

    I assume you know about Leblond's pricing because of personal experience? I am actually impressed by the way Leblond manages itself. I really like their new lathes. If the required gear is on the...
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    If I am not mistaken, K.O. Lee. machines is now...

    If I am not mistaken, K.O. Lee. machines is now owned by Leblond and is well supported for spares. Try them.
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    If your issue is excess machine capacity, then...

    If your issue is excess machine capacity, then you should be selling that. There are a lot of folks that do not have the money to invest in machinery for a one off project or they have an order that...
  8. No problem, it will easily handle your load(s)...

    No problem, it will easily handle your load(s) with reserve.
  9. I just finished a complete restoration of a DoAll...

    I just finished a complete restoration of a DoAll 1612 contour saw along with the original DBW 1A welder. The saw was built in 1968. It now works like a new saw. I think "MUD" is correct, the key to...
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    Exactly, that is my point.

    Exactly, that is my point.
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    Are you sure? Please explain the 37 degree angle...

    Are you sure? Please explain the 37 degree angle of JIC/AN fittings?
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    It isn't like Don is charging a sales commission...

    It isn't like Don is charging a sales commission to sell on this forum. Selling here is a privilege and should be for the benefit of the community. These things the OP is selling cost pennies and...
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    I think large spindle bores are nice to have, but...

    I think large spindle bores are nice to have, but not a necessity. If you have a job that you think needs a large spindle bore, it can very often be done using a steady rest at least as well if not...
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    The disadvantage of natural gas for vehicles is...

    The disadvantage of natural gas for vehicles is the high cost of the supporting infrastructure and the greater fill station density driven by the poor range the vehicles have. CNG technology has been...
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    CNG engines are spark engines, just like LPG. The...

    CNG engines are spark engines, just like LPG. The only difference is the fuel/air induction system. Any given hydrocarbon fueled engine will make the relatively same power with any of the fuel types...
  16. Come on Bill, thanks for the bullshit. Please...

    Come on Bill, thanks for the bullshit. Please answer the very simple question. Of course there are quality differences between different caps. Just as there are differences in used materials and...
  17. OK......,I'll bite. Please describe the...

    OK......,I'll bite. Please describe the difference between a start and a run cap. All the AC motor caps I see are simple wound paper.
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    I do not like twist nuts. Proper high pressure...

    I do not like twist nuts. Proper high pressure crimps do work well, but the appearance is shit. I prefer to use copper bus bars with threaded holes hosting properly crimped ring terminals. There are...
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    This is a big issue today and I personally...

    This is a big issue today and I personally believe these internal stresses that cause warping are caused by rapid cooling after casting. I further believe that once there, they can never be removed...
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    First, I cannot believe you have durability...

    First, I cannot believe you have durability problems with your cobalt alloy tools in a shaper. Cobalt bits take even the worst slamming better than anything I have used. If you don't like them, make...
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    I use HSS almost exclusively and it is very hard...

    I use HSS almost exclusively and it is very hard to discriminate by brand or even age. It isn't like they have a production history stamped on them. So, in many ways it is a crap shoot. I can state...
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    Bill, That was wonderful bullshit, but you...

    Bill,
    That was wonderful bullshit, but you didn't answer the OP's question. Why? Examples?
  23. I'm going to apologize for a partial capture of...

    I'm going to apologize for a partial capture of your thread up front. First, 3 phase power is SOOOOOO much better in all respects over single phase that there really is no comparison. Secondly, all...
  24. I suspect the problem is not initially the drill....

    I suspect the problem is not initially the drill. It is most likely the driller. The operator must be skilled and smooth. he must use a sharp bit, steady pressure and slow speed. Miss any one of the...
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    Not so Bill. In Germany and most of at least the...

    Not so Bill. In Germany and most of at least the Netherlands, all 3 phases are delivered to the homes. Single leg voltage is a nominal 230 volts to Neutral. Leg to leg is now 400 Volts nominal (Used...
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