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  1. that makes me sad. sorry to see such carnage....

    that makes me sad.
    sorry to see such carnage.
    hope it all works out for you

    moving my little 9a makes me nervous.
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    most spray foam is paintable.just sayin. i would...

    most spray foam is paintable.just sayin.
    i would spray foam,skim coat of bondo and paint it. kinda like what the body shop does with vans with decked out interiors and cant weld rust patches on.
  3. Thread: New 9A Owner

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    i guess i have one of the brothers to that 9a....

    i guess i have one of the brothers to that 9a.
    mine has the taper attatchment and toolpost grinder.
    the toolpost you have is a huge improvement over the lantern style (like mine)

    i mopped it...
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    looking good so far. i also have a 9a,no milling...

    looking good so far.
    i also have a 9a,no milling attatchment,but a taper attatchment and a toolpost grinder.
    nice looking piece.enjoy.
    i dont regret buying mine.
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    i find the grinding process is dirty if...

    i find the grinding process is dirty if anything,a belt sander may contain the dirt a little better.
    something has to be said about quality flapwheels,as some arent worth the plasic they are packed...
  6. probably lots of how-to's regarding diy adapter...

    probably lots of how-to's regarding diy adapter plates,and as a hard-core back-yardigan i can say
    anything can be done if you set your mind to it.

    a guide bar or pilot of some kind is the only...
  7. my belt tension seems almost perfect,but when i...

    my belt tension seems almost perfect,but when i got the lathe 1/2 of the tensioner was gone.
    i guessed at what i needed and threaded the one end.

    it rarely slips,using a little talcum really...
  8. i use a pellet stove to supplement my electric...

    i use a pellet stove to supplement my electric furnace,its an old stove so what it is is irrelevant.
    turned right down to burn just under a bag a day,which cost 4.99/bag does offset the hydro bill....
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    Sticky: 86590 from mystery metal to a puller for a...

    86590

    from mystery metal to a puller for a 1927 Studebaker.
    was many patient hours on the 9A but it seemed to work flawlessly.
    2-3/4 16tpi x 1-1/8 7tpi,internal threading is new to me so im very...
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    research "garage keepers act" for your...

    research "garage keepers act" for your municipality. as long as your storage lot falls under some sort of business agreement you have grounds to file claim against owner.

    signage should be on your...
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    usually when i browse our canadian site...

    usually when i browse our canadian site Kijiji,its late. so i send e-mails.figured sellers were being a-holes for not replying to my queries.
    i posted something up for sale,and sent an e-mail to it....
  12. there's 100 feet of 1/2"supplying the shop next...

    there's 100 feet of 1/2"supplying the shop next door at work.no issues.

    at home i have an 80 gallon tank 100 feet from my compressor,its fed with 1/4" nylon airbrake tubing.i use it to operate a...
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    i had wondered about this myself. trying to...

    i had wondered about this myself.
    trying to figure out how to make sure shaft was centered and true.
    gently setting stone in lathe chuck,and using my drill chuck in the tailstock should do it.
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    tighter engines,higher revving,emission...

    tighter engines,higher revving,emission requirements, economy all warrant using lighter oil.
    synthetic oil,i was told by a petroleum rep - has more uniform molecules which enable it to filter easier.
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    auto mechanic for years,doing lots of under dash...

    auto mechanic for years,doing lots of under dash work (who puts all that sharp pointy stuff under there anyway?) and got hung up under a dash more than once.not rings,but watches.not to mention the...
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    grease works very well.threaded the hole and put...

    grease works very well.threaded the hole and put in a grease zirk,put the grease gun on it.
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    i worked in a parts store for many years,pressing...

    i worked in a parts store for many years,pressing hoses almost daily.the possibilities are endless
    when it comes to using the press for other purposes,including crimping the ferrules on wire rope....
  18. what about a spring tensioner to slow the stop,a...

    what about a spring tensioner to slow the stop,a light cable or fishing line for that matter wrapped around the shaft the free gear runs on.as it nears its length,the spring would take up the end of...
  19. contact the engineer again,explaint your...

    contact the engineer again,explaint your situation and see if you can figure a way to get your goods back.
    not a way to get paid,but depriving him of said needed parts should cause some...
  20. 81989my home shop compressor draws its intake air...

    81989my home shop compressor draws its intake air from the great outdoors.i would say 75% noise reduction.
    i did build a closet,as its rarely runs continously.if im blasting or using a large volume...
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    i have changed many sets of plugs on transverse...

    i have changed many sets of plugs on transverse v6 engines.
    this one has two front engine mounts,which i completely remove the dog bones,shift car into neutral,and roll engine as far forward as...
  22. i prefer to charge series battery banks...

    i prefer to charge series battery banks individually with a 12 volt charger.
    connecting 24 volts incorrectly can be dangerous,especially in a boat.
    imagine 24 vots on a 12 volt battery in a...
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    providing power to supply all your electrical...

    providing power to supply all your electrical needs is a complicated task nowadays.
    we need to realize the ecm in some vehicles is also part of the charging system.
    this can create conflicts...
  24. i would also use an abrasive chopsaw,or a...

    i would also use an abrasive chopsaw,or a quickcut saw.i do have access to both.
    quality of abrasive wheel matters.put a makita wheel on a cheap saw and it cuts like a makita.

    best abrasive wheel...
  25. Easy now,the OP was testing the durability of his...

    Easy now,the OP was testing the durability of his die hard mopar.
    i havent gone that far on dirty 710 but i have bought vehicles after the fact.

    as far as the flakes in the oil,the buildup inside...
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