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  1. Thread: B&A Precision

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    Those things are awesome, so much better than a...

    Those things are awesome, so much better than a ladder, throw the lights, all the tools , a soda and a five gallon bucket to sit on and up you go!
    They do move around when fully raised(the...
  2. Denis- I hope you donít think I was finding fault...

    Denis- I hope you donít think I was finding fault with your work.. the post was in jest :)


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    And I guess I have a question? Looking at your...

    And I guess I have a question?
    Looking at your posts??
    Donít you have a 10Ē lathe and an Excello 602 ?
    Running off single phase?
    In your two car garage?

    You got a 7 figure revenue stream...
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    Because there is a metric butt ton of em. -...

    Because there is a metric butt ton of em.
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    This place makes money on traffic.
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    Take away the hobby guys and whose left? 3 cranky guys sitting around stroking each other and BSing about how...
  5. As a data point . My VMC 20 enclosure is 74.5Ē...

    As a data point . My VMC 20 enclosure is 74.5Ē wide by 46.3Ē deep
    Keith


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    Itís a 10hp rotary unit. The math doesnít really...

    Itís a 10hp rotary unit. The math doesnít really work out for the vmc motor go. As you mention lots of specs mention 7.5hp. Several places in the manuals and the drive parameters on the machine...
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    I guess i May have misunderstood, I thought the...

    I guess i May have misunderstood, I thought the OP was buying a new one.
    If that one posted above is in nice shape , itís definitely worth $4k


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    Import 16" engine lathe

    I too am not sure what you are actually asking
    I have a 30 year old 16Ē Kerry branded Namseon.
    I got it a couple years ago with very little use on it, the half nuts still had cosmoline on them.
    ...
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    Or even if you still want to do it, the skill may...

    Or even if you still want to do it, the skill may be no longer required.


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    I have no experience with the PP, at the time I...

    I have no experience with the PP, at the time I needed power they were out of my budget .

    I ended up with a American Rotary 10 HP , still wasnít cheap, I think $1500ish with all the plugs...
  11. Charts say KDK tool post is too large for lathe? KDK 100 / 150 / 200

    Beefier is better with a toolpost, up to a point .

    I canít see the angles in the picture too well on my phone, but your pic shows a large post with a large holder and a big tool... all sticking...
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    Aloris Super-Precision 7-Piece Set AXA, 1-SET...

    Aloris Super-Precision 7-Piece Set AXA, 1-SET


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    I had the same stuff that Bill is describing at...

    I had the same stuff that Bill is describing at my old house. I bought it 25 years or more ago. Mine was actually called Gutter Helmet. The top of the gutter is completely covered and water flows...
  14. I see affordable going out the window :) Keith ...

    I see affordable going out the window :)
    Keith


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    Thx


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  16. Mitutoyo, Starrett, Subitu/Dyer- OD and ID gages, calipers, micrometers, etc.

    On the Vee blocks-Are there any markings or paperwork that would indicate who makes them or how good they are?
    Thx
    Keith


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  17. I should try it before I put the new card in just...

    I should try it before I put the new card in just in case someone else runs into the same bind.


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  18. Iím going to call my machine BOAT Sent from...

    Iím going to call my machine
    BOAT


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  19. I seem to have some weird version, got off the...

    I seem to have some weird version, got off the phone with ITS and I should have the High Torque/ Rigid option like Ian posted.
    I bought version 96, Dan said thatís the one they recommend with -4...
  20. My wife had a Pathfinder, we had it along time...

    My wife had a Pathfinder, we had it along time and liked it.
    One day she comes home and says ďthe car is making a really loud horrible noise ď I pop the hood, donít see anything obvious, drive it...
  21. Denis Iím definitely interested in one. Nice...

    Denis Iím definitely interested in one. Nice work!
    Keith


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    What kind of load do you think it puts on the...

    What kind of load do you think it puts on the spindle compared to milling?


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    Sounds like you could recoup your investment...

    Sounds like you could recoup your investment quickly. If you get one , Iíd love to see pictures of the resulting font.


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    An alternative Engrave with a CNC Machine...

    An alternative

    Engrave with a CNC Machine Using A Spring Loaded Engraving Tool


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    Thatís a pretty cool process, the small one seems...

    Thatís a pretty cool process, the small one seems to be around $1000 USD (971 euro)
    Too rich for me , but Iím going to play around with the process and a shop made version
    Thanks for posting that....
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