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    I was the one from 'Cutting a Surface Plate into...

    I was the one from 'Cutting a Surface Plate into Straght Edges' that Richard referenced. I actually cut up two of them. Both Scherr Tumico, one around 4" thick one around 2.75". I took them to the...
  2. FS - New Data plates For Harrison M250 / Clausing 11 lathe

    All,

    The Harrison M250 data plates generally become illegible with time.

    As many of these lathes have this issue, I thought I would post this as a community service / group buy (I know that...
  3. Frequency, voltage, current, power factor all...

    Frequency, voltage, current, power factor all come into play on the electrical side.
    And then you can also start looking at the number of poles in a motor/generator when looking at speed/frequency....
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    OT - what is the fluid in a MOVA globe?

    A search of the web provided nothing definitive - so here goes:

    MOVA Globes

    Innovative Rotating Globe Decor - MOVA Globes, A Unique Elegant Gift (not an endorsement, they are a bit overpriced...
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    That looks like a fairly simple sheet metal...

    That looks like a fairly simple sheet metal fabrication, but with a little stretching maybe. Is it possible to just template it with a few pieces of paper (wrap the paper over the item), scan the...
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    Every spring I get one or two rounds of ants. I...

    Every spring I get one or two rounds of ants. I use the Terro liquid ant baits, and they work great. Put them where they can find them, ants then swarm to them (don't smash the ants, you need them...
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    I would pay easily $500 for the shaper, if it was...

    I would pay easily $500 for the shaper, if it was nearby, and checked out.
    The Burke horizontal would have much more appeal if you happened to have a vertical head for it laying around. I am...
  8. By it's nature, machining is a dynamic operation...

    By it's nature, machining is a dynamic operation (albeit one that can also have a static component), it is just a matter of amplitude and frequency. Even EDM has atoms 'cooking off' from the...
  9. I did this exact thing in my basement when I did...

    I did this exact thing in my basement when I did an addition. I cut four sections of 2x4, each 24" long. Rounded off the 8" or so on either end to form handles. I just used c-clamps on the lower...
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    No real input on the original question, but that...

    No real input on the original question, but that hasn't stopped anyone else...

    Last night my wife mentioned the new trend of getting your eyeball tattooed. Not tattoos of eyeballs, tattoos ON...
  11. Take two pieces of aluminum bar stock, bore a...

    Take two pieces of aluminum bar stock, bore a 3/4" hole in each, split them with the band saw so they can tighten around the shaft, then clamp them in the vise. Quick split blocks. If you can get a...
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    Do you have enough time for the glue set up to...

    Do you have enough time for the glue set up to wrap with tight with dry sisal, then wet it and let it shrink? Might be a bit hard to control pressure though.
  13. I think you need to have the Harmonized Tariff...

    I think you need to have the Harmonized Tariff Code (or whatever it is called), manufacturing country, if it is new or used, some other things...

    Actually a check of wikipedia makes it look like 5...
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    Hard to tell without a scale next to that, but...

    Hard to tell without a scale next to that, but google image search a 'pin spanner socket' perhaps.
  15. Moderator - please move to woodworking to correct my incompetence

    You are right, if I had just remembered to post in the woodworking forum... But my few brain cells didn't pull that thought off at the time needed.

    Maybe I can get the moderator to move this, or...
  16. Couple more pieces of information: Overall...

    Couple more pieces of information:

    Overall length is 23 11/16"
    Lateral adjuster is two piece version

    The sides have flat tops, which would imply a Bedrock version, but there is no adjuster...
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    And some more photos206847206846206848206849206850
  18. And the photos.206841206842206843206844

    And the photos.206841206842206843206844
  19. OT - dating a Stanley No 8 plane - maybe Type 5 or 6?

    Spent a week on vacation in southern NJ at the beach. Had to come back with something small, and found this at an indoor/outdoor antique/decor shop. Unfortunately, after lasting for over 100 years,...
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    Should be an easy swap by the dealer or get a...

    Should be an easy swap by the dealer or get a deduct.

    FWIW, I hate the auto dim rear mirror on my wife's 2012 Accord. Much prefer the old style flip up level. The auto dim doesn't seem to dim as...
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    The three-flat style are likely the Gorton three...

    The three-flat style are likely the Gorton three sided variety. I have an identical looking B&S10 to Gorton adapter for my mill. The Gorton collets do show up on eBay. Not as common as some, more...
  22. This is what INCOterms are made for, although in...

    This is what INCOterms are made for, although in this (and most) cases the shipping company probably doesn't care what the agreement between buyer and seller is

    For any new work, figure out what...
  23. I deal with both currencies daily, and with...

    I deal with both currencies daily, and with people on both sides.

    I would, in order to be polite, say the value based on the actual currency of the transaction, and then give the alternate in...
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    From that Bridgeport scan (I didn't see that...

    From that Bridgeport scan (I didn't see that before), the general arrangement is the same as the Jackson more or less, but that bearings looks to be what I am after, rather than just a single deep...
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    Just one bearing, no easy way to add a second. ...

    Just one bearing, no easy way to add a second. The x-axis has two taper bearings that can be adjusted.
    That is the heart of my question - one deep groove bearing seems not to be the best solution,...
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