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    Somewhat like what Scott said You might cut a...

    Somewhat like what Scott said
    You might cut a 2x8 into a hex shape with the flats the size of the wheel to be turned.
    make 6 flat board 2 x 4" x 5 double wood screwed to the hex and to be a close...
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    I think it would be tough to beat catalog stuff...

    I think it would be tough to beat catalog stuff when you can find it.
    Making them out of catalog material might be good.

    Back when I was a broach bar builder we had 1" wide and 6" precision shim...
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    If a normal strap wrench likely you are/may not...

    If a normal strap wrench likely you are/may not getting the pressure you need, you should need to get your full weight against the wrench. With getting that and still a fail then you may have to...
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    Tool life tracking is specific to the particular...

    Tool life tracking is specific to the particular tool and operation. You might have a 1/2" carbide too that makes 7,000 holes and another operation using that same drill that makes only 250 holes.
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    One might dermal a couple of holes in a strap...

    One might dermal a couple of holes in a strap wrench strap and bolt and washer a strip on abrasive cloth.
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    If it is supposed to turn, and there are no keys...

    If it is supposed to turn, and there are no keys holding something that can break, you might use a strip of abrasive paper.

    Bolt-together a couple of wood V blocks and put a big wrench on it. *But...
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    When the boss says pack up your tools and take...

    When the boss says pack up your tools and take your punched card to the office.
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    I have seen lift gates drop almost free fall with...

    I have seen lift gates drop almost free fall with opening the down valve.

    Perhaps not the fail here but always open a down valve as slow as you can move the lever at the start of down.
  9. It seems like a noticeable drag on the spindle...

    It seems like a noticeable drag on the spindle would be perhaps too much. I kinda think a pull tight with an arm swing (not bodyweight)would be the too far place so sharpie mark there, back off and...
  10. Here is a clean coal energy power station, but...

    Here is a clean coal energy power station, but nobody talks about clean coal when we can let China have our low price fuel.

    A Coal-Fired Thermoelectric Power Plant

    Lowest priced stuff from...
  11. The actual experts say the green thing is a bunch...

    The actual experts say the green thing is a bunch of Sh..........enaganias (fake newa).

    Cow farts, coal and oil are not to blame for more than a couple of percent, and 97% is from nature.
    ...
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    I wonder if he marked his collets as they gauged...

    I wonder if he marked his collets as they gauged in the holder..I used to do that by finding where they ran best and market them..Most often a holder will run out .0002 or What?, and the collet will...
  13. good you solver the problem, nice job. I had...

    good you solver the problem, nice job.

    I had spot annealed some hard, not too thick parts with a hard wheel and a die grinder. You grind/bring it up to cherry a few times. Sometimes you can just...
  14. You might run what you are thinking past the...

    You might run what you are thinking past the lathe guys here. That's not me but here on PM we have some of the sharpest lath guys you can find.
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    long bed and through-hole 1.5 so that is a very...

    long bed and through-hole 1.5 so that is a very nice lathe. if in decent shape.
    from here it looks like having taper attachment, likely a steady in the cabinet.
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    If it is still under power you might pay a lathe...

    If it is still under power you might pay a lathe guy to come over and check it out, everything works, the waya Look good/bad stuff like that.

    Just sitting wo=ith no power id is an "As Is" machine.
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    It would be interesting to know if the rusted...

    It would be interesting to know if the rusted truck had a salvage title.

    and interesting if carfax would indicate it had a dunking.
  18. My friend Donny told me that the owner of his...

    My friend Donny told me that the owner of his shop (a big name shop in making special cutting tools) bragged about hooking up to a backHoe tractor and taking it down to Tennessee. Yes stole the...
  19. I would like to see hunter safety taught in...

    I would like to see hunter safety taught in schools and have school shooting teams, likely never happen.

    I took a Mauser 98 to school to do some machining on it and nobody thought it odd to have a...
  20. Tightening with the mount on the machine is also...

    Tightening with the mount on the machine is also very common for wheels of 1/2" and thicker (some thinner wheels for an experienced guy). you hole the wheel in one hand and the standard length wrench...
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    The access hole seems like it could be made a...

    The access hole seems like it could be made a little more in length so as to allow a stouter wrench.

    Test might prove a smaller bolt and nut might sufice so allowing a smaller nut and stouter...
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    We had a held rotary-table grinder at the big...

    We had a held rotary-table grinder at the big shop. It was much like an arter. I think the magnetic table was 24". it had a plane-bearing spindle that wet bad so we sent it out and had it ceramic...
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    It seems to have a kick start down by the...

    It seems to have a kick start down by the motor...It could be a combo motorcycle, mill, grinder...
    So cruising down the pike at 110 you could run a few parts.
  24. Not any of these but some used ones. But there is...

    Not any of these but some used ones. But there is one package that may be OK
    https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2380057.m570.l1313&_nkw=norton+60*+point+&_sacat=0

    True Norton...
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    Here find a tool shop and end wrenches with their...

    Here find a tool shop and end wrenches with their upper limit
    of Changeable-Head Torque Wrenches/open end
    McMaster-Carr

    I think any homemade wrench should be bench tested for these numbers ..and...
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