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    I would wire my own shop for sure. Pay to have...

    I would wire my own shop for sure. Pay to have the box put in and hooked up to power and do all the little stuff yourself.

    150 amp would not be very big, I would get at least 250 and have it on...
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    I never wear gloves unless I am welding or...

    I never wear gloves unless I am welding or sliding big hunks of oily steel down the fork lift forks and into the metal rack.

    While running a machine, never.
  3. Whoever makes these parts needs to go back to the...

    Whoever makes these parts needs to go back to the drawing board before making any more.

    Fine threads that self destruct with any little ding or spec of dirt are foolish to make in the first place....
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    I have seen plenty of videos by security cameras...

    I have seen plenty of videos by security cameras that do little more then let you watch all your nice stuff get stolen over and over again.

    Secure doors and windows are key, make them so they need...
  5. Being im blowing glass now days these folks have...

    Being im blowing glass now days these folks have what you need.

    Technical Glass Products
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    I agree that the prices are absurd on some ovens....

    I agree that the prices are absurd on some ovens.

    Ceramic kilns are modified, controller upgrades all the time by the glass artist.
    They rework them to overdrive way up till the elements are...
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    Oxygen is my biggest expense, Buying it I could...

    Oxygen is my biggest expense, Buying it I could use up 5-10k a year.
    That's a large bite out of my profit.

    With compressors and oxygen concentrators and generators, I have been making and...
  8. sheet metal radius is always bent by thickness,...

    sheet metal radius is always bent by thickness, you get the radius you get. If they dont know educate them.
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    Huge heat treat oven... shipping and treatment...

    Huge heat treat oven... shipping and treatment will cost a crazy lot.

    Grinding thet big prick... super expensive

    Grid of holes in that big hard son of a bitch.... you sure as hell dont have the...
  10. You can buy a hand held circular saw that will...

    You can buy a hand held circular saw that will eat 1" steel plate for breakfast. Way faster then that mill was doing.
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    Easy fix... $30 machinery's handbook used....

    Easy fix...

    $30 machinery's handbook used.
    $10 Scientific calculator
    $1 tablet of paper from the dollar store.
    $1 box of pencils.

    I dont get the New Phone addiction thing at all, people...
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    make a new rod put a large radius on the stud...

    make a new rod put a large radius on the stud part and put a big chamfer on the piston.
    If its machined decent the O ring does not need to be there at all, it will not bypass a drop @ 10,000 PSI.
    ...
  13. Well what I have is an oxygen concentrator, it...

    Well what I have is an oxygen concentrator, it feed 2 liters per minute to a 5 stage piston compressor (invacare homefil) and that feeds 2 K tanks. so it pumps 2 liters per minute into 14,000 liters...
  14. This is an old work horse industry standard. A...

    This is an old work horse industry standard. A Carlisle cc. They are kind of gas hogs. They Sell for $1,400 and have the noisy ass pre-mix for a center fire.
    ...
  15. With good oxygen flow the torches do not get very...

    With good oxygen flow the torches do not get very hot, its using the small flame for detail that the end gets hot and ages.

    309 ss sound great, is it decent to machine?

    Im also was considering...
  16. Zonko, The fancy torch I posted has a patented...

    Zonko, The fancy torch I posted has a patented triple mix with 2 ports of oxygen for each propane ports. They are the premiere company to get a high quality torch but the waiting list is pissing...
  17. Anyone here build oxy propane torches-/burners or other flame work equipment?

    Recently I saw a torch A guy made from plumbing parts and think he did good but the fellow glass blowers had a cow over his "Pipe bomb torch". Obviously its not difficult to slap a working unit...
  18. Just like any job, do your best to give Mr....

    Just like any job, do your best to give Mr. Wizard a good overview of the job. When you walk out the door you can be happy you did your best and have no regrets.
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    Holy hell. Bet they made sure to paint the lead...

    Holy hell. Bet they made sure to paint the lead screw and maybe inside the spindle taper.

    Sure way to get a tight fit and eliminate backlash. :)
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    I never expect much from as drill press, I make...

    I never expect much from as drill press, I make my setups assuming there is lots of slop everywhere.
  21. you tool geometry is 90% of it. Id do it in a...

    you tool geometry is 90% of it.

    Id do it in a lathe,get an amazing finish with a big boring bar.
  22. Scrap that junk, get your $100 a ton or whatever...

    Scrap that junk, get your $100 a ton or whatever and be happy to be rid of them.
  23. ROFLMAO! Yea the damn phone works two directions....

    ROFLMAO! Yea the damn phone works two directions. LOL

    Doing business by text just seems like its more for teenagers making $10 dope deals.

    I intend to remove phones from my home life, I have a...
  24. Whats the hell is wrong with people? They have a...

    Whats the hell is wrong with people? They have a phone in their hand and are fully capable of talking on the son of a bitch.

    Tell that chump to seek a brain transplant.
  25. It did not do anything for me, if one disk is...

    It did not do anything for me, if one disk is toast then all the others are very close to trashed too.
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