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    Could try the static brush idea couldn't hurt. ...

    Could try the static brush idea couldn't hurt.

    Also, another wacky idea, how about get a little planetary gearbox. There are lots of them on ebay for using as stepper gearboxes. Mount a rubber...
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    Check out Philabusterís (PM poster and very good...

    Check out Philabusterís (PM poster and very good mazatrol guy) YouTube videos. They are an excellent resource for learning mazatrol.
  3. Iíve wondered if some vfdís might check to verify...

    Iíve wondered if some vfdís might check to verify input on all phases. I havenít run into any but does anyone know if some do and if so could this be another reason?
  4. I use trim e206. Itís been great that way. Never...

    I use trim e206. Itís been great that way. Never had any rust issues and doesnít seem to go bad.
  5. I have some tube manifolds I make that are longer...

    I have some tube manifolds I make that are longer than my travel. Not as long as the 9' but maybe this will help anyway.

    I made a spring loaded plunger locator tool (see photo). I put it as one of...
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    One use that comes to my mind, assuming there is...

    One use that comes to my mind, assuming there is no haz waste issue, is for pipe bedding. Most contactors around here when installing underground pipes bed the pipe with limestone sand or even fine...
  7. Iíve done some very small time saw milling. Seems...

    Iíve done some very small time saw milling. Seems like the hardest way of all to make a living to me. Mostly cabinet wood in my case. Every time Iíve done it Iíd think sawn lumber at any price seemed...
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    Great info. Thanks!

    Great info. Thanks!
  9. Funny I wouldnít consider getting any news from...

    Funny I wouldnít consider getting any news from cnn. Their regurgitation is guaranteed to be of a left bent.
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    What you need is a WIFI access point that can be...

    What you need is a WIFI access point that can be put in client mode. This allows the access point to be used as a network extender where devices (like a C00 control machine) that only have a wired...
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    Where I used to work I bought a Hass Toolroom...

    Where I used to work I bought a Hass Toolroom Mill and a lathe for this type application. The lathe was used all the time but the mill not so much.

    Regarding the vise we put a Kurt DX6 on it and...
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    Most of these economic models proposed here seem...

    Most of these economic models proposed here seem like situations where shops pretty much know what they have and need and plan to add capacity. For a small shop in this situation I don't think this...
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    I think you may be right. If you already have...

    I think you may be right. If you already have working relationships that allow you to do what you need and most of your work is one of.
  14. Poll: No I wouldnít. More risk to the child from the...

    No I wouldnít.

    More risk to the child from the experimental drug than the disease. By far.
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    Itís going to be super dependent on your parts. I...

    Itís going to be super dependent on your parts. I assume initially itíll be the same parts as your making now. For me it seems that for many simple parts the first one is about as time consuming for...
  16. I agree with the use of an ssr but you still need...

    I agree with the use of an ssr but you still need a safety shut down. And ideally it ought to use separate components. No matter how you control the heater it can fait some way.
  17. Mercury contactors are not perfect either. I used...

    Mercury contactors are not perfect either. I used to work for a company that made industrial hot glue machines. They had a melter that would plunge a heated platten into 55 gal drum of glue and...
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    It always seemed to me that Mag Instrument...

    It always seemed to me that Mag Instrument sort-of invented the idea of making a nicer flashlight. But it seems that they got distracted by greed or something. I always wonder how this works behind...
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    Cut straight knurls - yes! The cut straight knurl...

    Cut straight knurls - yes! The cut straight knurl tool is a one wheel tool. The wheel is mounted at an angle and on center. I have one and do like it very much. Like all kurling, it seems, I have...
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    Several years ago I bought a used darex SP2500...

    Several years ago I bought a used darex SP2500 sharpener. I used to do all my drills by hand and it worked ok. When I got to cnc machines thereís no feeling it when things arenít right. So I bought...
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    Iíve been using Fenix led flashlights for about...

    Iíve been using Fenix led flashlights for about 10 years. I carry their model E11 in my pocket everywhere. I think theyíve replaced the model with the E12. Maybe the billionaire Bezos still has the...
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    I used to work in pharmaceutical manufacturing....

    I used to work in pharmaceutical manufacturing. We had some problems with stainless rusting (304 and 316) when processing certain formulations. It was determined to be chlorine. For good chlorine...
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    One thing not mentioned about the brand x...

    One thing not mentioned about the brand x optivisor copies is if the lenses are glass or not. To me this is a big deal. The optivisors are. I canít stand dirty or scrached lenses so will stick with...
  24. I guess it just depends on the work. I use jaws...

    I guess it just depends on the work. I use jaws mostly and it was often an issue right from the start. Itís not an issue in my old Brother though those vises are on the table.
  25. I put my vises up on blocks. I'm not crazy about...

    I put my vises up on blocks. I'm not crazy about the idea of trapping coolant between the plate and table for years. It's cheap and easy too. I bought long bolts so the bolts go right through the...
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