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    Try reducing the flow as much as possible but...

    Try reducing the flow as much as possible but still suck the oil off the coolant, the lower the flow the better the oil will separate in the tank. I run mine for 15 minutes every 6 hours but disable...
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    Ha, I gave my mother in law a few jars of...

    Ha, I gave my mother in law a few jars of different ones as a birthday present. My wife was rather tweeked but her mother loved them and held onto them for years. Some were real nice 4140 ones off a...
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    Great ideas like that are a dime a dozen. They...

    Great ideas like that are a dime a dozen. They are worthless without all the work of developing it into a finished product and making it. Now the hard part comes, trying to sell the damn things!
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    After doing everything to make it cut smaller by...

    After doing everything to make it cut smaller by how you use it then try as mentioned above stoneing a 45 on the cutting edges. I have only needed to do this on a 1/2" reamer on 6061 holes. It...
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    OH the value of being able to manually code. ...

    OH the value of being able to manually code. Something like this should take about 15-20 minutes to write long hand. You only need about 10 threads so that is 20 lines of code plus program begining...
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    Half off? Nice tools help you do better work,...

    Half off? Nice tools help you do better work, and he's doing this work for you, right? When I was starting out I had some of the older tool and die makers offer to sell me their couple year old...
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    Dish soap is just as good as the stuff...

    Dish soap is just as good as the stuff specifically for tumbling IME. If you have recirculating water then make sure you filter it some, if not then rinse the parts off in the tumbler with fresh...
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    Oh I want a video of that showing the technique!

    Oh I want a video of that showing the technique!
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    To do it right you want to start with the Y axis...

    To do it right you want to start with the Y axis and go up from there. But, if you want to do the minimum amount of work today then just replace the Turcite that is pulling up and scrape it in...
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    If the table is that bad I would bet the Z axis...

    If the table is that bad I would bet the Z axis Turcite is shot. The X axis should be in the best shape, all things being equal. Strange how much wear there is, did it not have oil there? I'm with...
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    And DO NOT USE FABRIC SOFTENER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    And DO NOT USE FABRIC SOFTENER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Depends on the type of leach field you need,...

    Depends on the type of leach field you need, which depends on how well your soil drains. As usual we need more info to answer your question.
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    I worked on a new Fadal that if you brushed the...

    I worked on a new Fadal that if you brushed the green button it would cycle, surprise!:eek: There was a shroud around it so you supposedly couldn't do this but just a light brushing with a shirt was...
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    Bong full??? How about their next cigarette or...

    Bong full??? How about their next cigarette or that warm can of beer in their car? That's been my experience, and I have worked with a lot of tokers.
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    The runout near the live center could just be...

    The runout near the live center could just be your live center has that much runout. The play in the pinion and rack is probably nothing to worry about, older lathes have plenty and generally is a...
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    I use vacuum brazed tools a lot on stone but...

    I use vacuum brazed tools a lot on stone but would not use it for carbide, for that I would use resin bond. They are way more common and work better for what you are doing, IMO. By the way all the...
  17. Wow, read the whole thing. Thank you for all of...

    Wow, read the whole thing. Thank you for all of that information, it really answers a lot of questions I had.

    Your in Florida, maybe you should advertise it as a boat anchor, you may get more...
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    robot-forum.com perhaps? It at least looks...

    robot-forum.com perhaps? It at least looks promising.
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    What keeps the moving jaw from lifting?? I will...

    What keeps the moving jaw from lifting?? I will second a Kurt 3600 as being the be all end all for a 6" vise, for precision work holding at least.
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    The most versatile vacuum setup I had was a big...

    The most versatile vacuum setup I had was a big flat plate with a port in the middle attached to a 1/3hp rotary vane pump. I would use an 1/8" thick sheet of rubber and cut out where I wanted vacuum...
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    The most versatile vacuum setup I had was a big...

    The most versatile vacuum setup I had was a big flat plate with a port in the middle attached to a 1/3hp rotary vane pump. I would use an 1/8" thick sheet of rubber and cut out where I wanted vacuum...
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    Yes and sic is silicon carbide. Guess I have...

    Yes and sic is silicon carbide. Guess I have been on a knife forum too much.
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    We are talking about a piece of broken grinding...

    We are talking about a piece of broken grinding wheel or bench stone. The small broken parts are perfect for shaping the corner on a resin bond grinding wheel. Whatever you use keep it steady as you...
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    Freehand with an abrasive stick. The abrasive...

    Freehand with an abrasive stick. The abrasive stick could be a dead alox stone, it's not picky. This is assuming you are using a resin bond wheel.
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    Ever since derived design, or whatever it is...

    Ever since derived design, or whatever it is called, appeared I have a much better love of Fusion. It makes having only one tool library per model acceptable. I now import a derived design of my part...
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