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    Opinions are worth what you pay for them. Prior...

    Opinions are worth what you pay for them.
    Prior to 1968, Many firearms had no serial numbers because they weren't required. Serial numbers were for internal company records.
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    I ditched my R8 collets a long time ago (years)....

    I ditched my R8 collets a long time ago (years). I use an ER32 collet chuck an R8 taper drill chuck and and occasional R8 boring head. I don't have a power draw bar. I might have a different opinion...
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    First off, start your own thread.

    First off, start your own thread.
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    I would Not use a cutting torch unless you want...

    I would Not use a cutting torch unless you want to lose the benefit of using AR400 steel. If only making one, Make sure it is held very rigid and then start milling. An insert endmill might be better...
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    Time to look at reality. The shop is gone. Go buy...

    Time to look at reality. The shop is gone. Go buy a cheap mill/drill and send anything else out for bid. Anything other than a few drilled holes is going to require more knowledge and equipment than...
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    This will give you your best chance at success.

    This will give you your best chance at success.
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    Ironworker hydraulic system filter.

    I just got a "new to me" Edwards ironworker. It's in pretty good shape for it's age (born '95). This is my first ironworker and what sticks out is there is no filter in the hydraulic system. Every...
  8. I also put up a dual 8' (16' opening) swing gate....

    I also put up a dual 8' (16' opening) swing gate. I used the earlier model LA400. (The manual looks the same) The only issues I've had is the batteries needed to be replaced, and it NEEDS the...
  9. For crisake, it's only been a day!

    For crisake, it's only been a day!
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    And if you don't know what the part is or does,...

    And if you don't know what the part is or does, how do figure that out?:crazy:
    If your in a small area and the only shop around this may work for you. If your quoting against several other shops...
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    The whole thing can be made (including the...

    The whole thing can be made (including the receiver).
    You just can't make it with the "intent" to sell it. Doesn't mean you can't sell it, you just can't make it solely to sell it. This of course is...
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    :DThanks!:)

    :DThanks!:)
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    Flux Vector VFD with feedback; positioning?

    Can a flux vector VFD with an encoder feedback loop be used to index the motor at the same position when it's stopped as well as for speed control? The application would be for spindle orientation...
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    All my Form 4 and Form 1's say "SILENCER" on...

    All my Form 4 and Form 1's say "SILENCER" on 'em.:scratchchin:
  15. We don't have a choice. We couldn't survive...

    We don't have a choice. We couldn't survive another Obama term.:nutter:
  16. They do make a QC30 to R8 adapter. Would be...

    They do make a QC30 to R8 adapter. Would be cheaper than a new spindle.
    DQ
  17. Thread: Tapping help!

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    The picture you posted appears to be a hand tap....

    The picture you posted appears to be a hand tap. They rarely work under power without breaking (chip build up in flutes). I would suggest a gun tap or roll form tap.
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    Another question with the answer.....it...

    Another question with the answer.....it depends.:D
    I have a full size manual knee mill and a CNC (Bridgeport series 1 with Flashcut control). If I could only have one, it would be the CNC. But there...
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    What do you use to lube the bearings on your...

    What do you use to lube the bearings on your Skoda live centers?
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    Use a water soluble flux! Acid flux is the last...

    Use a water soluble flux! Acid flux is the last thing to use on a copper air system.
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    Interesting....so when I called Excello in...

    Interesting....so when I called Excello in Michigan and they sent me a copy of the manual for my 602 mill, they were infringing on their own copyright? Does Cincinnati-Milacron own Excello...
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    Thank you all for your insights. I will install...

    Thank you all for your insights. I will install it and grind it in for a rear stop/indicator.
    I'm sure right after I do, I'll have to take it of to grind something just a tad larger than my table...
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    Do you use the fence on a Mag chuck?

    I am grinding the chuck, on my Boyar Schultz 6x18 grinder (Walker electric chuck, electric on). I see that some grinders don't have a rear fence on their chucks and some do. I can see where it might...
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    Ditto! Thanks! Dean

    Ditto!
    Thanks!
    Dean
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    That is great! So simple a caveman could do it!...

    That is great! So simple a caveman could do it! Probably why I never would have thought to use an edge finder to check it.:o
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