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    Ya the damm power co, cheap, cheap, cheap, Open...

    Ya the damm power co, cheap, cheap, cheap, Open delta is better than y 208 but vfd,s dont like it, and you will have a voltage/ amp unbalance. It only takes 1 more wire and transformer to give you...
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    P I A , they tend to get jammed with fine chips...

    P I A , they tend to get jammed with fine chips when you are boring, real pain to clean up, not any better than 3 jaw....Phil
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    Just use a push broach with a aluminum back up...

    Just use a push broach with a aluminum back up washer on the bottom of the stack, should reduce the crushing for the plastic on the bottom...Phil
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    There will not a big rush to buy China,s stuff......

    There will not a big rush to buy China,s stuff... might help US builders...Phil
  5. With the stick out of the #4 center his tail...

    With the stick out of the #4 center his tail stock looks re-cut to fit the #3 knock out slot....Phil
  6. Look at door interlock switch for dirt, grime, or...

    Look at door interlock switch for dirt, grime, or adjustment, or maybe loose heaters...Phil
  7. The G&L head is bolt on, and has a fixed ring...

    The G&L head is bolt on, and has a fixed ring gear that drives the head, 4 speeds and feed out or feed in and you can start or stop the feed with the head spinning, and with the right attachment cut...
  8. Its a cheat... but 40.00/ton #1 heavy steel, I...

    Its a cheat... but 40.00/ton #1 heavy steel, I have a 20k bin full waiting to call the yard, hopelessly waiting the price goes up...Phil
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    Try Pacific Machinery and Tool Steel in ...

    Try Pacific Machinery and Tool Steel in Portland, will cut to size good outfit...Phil
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    Just think what would have sold for the day it...

    Just think what would have sold for the day it was brought in, before the rust and forklift dents...Phil
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    A 3 jaw chuck is a very week holding devise, a...

    A 3 jaw chuck is a very week holding devise, a fool can ruin one in one try just over-tighten with a cheater. So the fact it is new doesn't count..Old 3 jaws get bent out of shape, or the scroll gets...
  12. Move your brush holders out to just fit the comm...

    Move your brush holders out to just fit the comm thats still ok, if you try to turn the worn comm you will have it fall apart, it is set in vee notchs at the ends of the copper bars with mica and...
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  14. " "But it appears the seller is trying to run an...

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    "But it appears the seller is trying to run an auction.".... No..... but to many verables to publish a price, loading is a big deal, do I have to do it all or is the buyer going to help, I dont...
  15. 340 T HBM G&L ex gov. Load with tooling

    Need a good home for a real nice G&L 340T HBM large table 60x112, outrigers, but does not need a pit or cement work, 36 inch sqr rt (G&L), outboard , 24 inch facing head (G&L), 48 inch angle plate,...
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    The gov is very slow at selling things, and to...

    The gov is very slow at selling things, and to them it is scrap anyway, I bought a lot of machine tools from Fort lewis in Wash state, I took about 2 years for the drmo to sell anything, and all the...
  17. You want one with hard ways, and good acme feed...

    You want one with hard ways, and good acme feed screws. If it have been rescraped it one with soft ways...If you want a good one I have one in Montana, well tooled, and hard ways....Phil
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    What about a seal to keep the gunk out, I would...

    What about a seal to keep the gunk out, I would use 2 ball bearings with seals...Phil
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    Type X sitting in the rain, anyone ever fixed a...

    Type X sitting in the rain, anyone ever fixed a rust bucket? Srcapmans delight...Phil
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    A .375 broach is easy to get at any of the big...

    A .375 broach is easy to get at any of the big tool dealers, and most of the time off of ebay...Phil
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    The drying heater already is in the...

    The drying heater already is in the dishwasher...Phil
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    Use a old dish washer, gut the controls and add...

    Use a old dish washer, gut the controls and add switchs that turn the heat, run, and water, drain on and off, works grate, cheap and you can use any soap you want. I use the super purple from...
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    Its probably not worth a damm, It would need to...

    Its probably not worth a damm, It would need to be a lot thicker to hold its flatness, and it takes a very good stable grade of cast for a surface plate, I have one that is 18x24 and it is webbed and...
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    We use to call it farmers Babbitt, high in zinc...

    We use to call it farmers Babbitt, high in zinc and antimony , no tin, copper, nickel, just white and hard, I didn't like the stuff much, it was kindly like zinc-alloy that was sold as a brass...
  25. Buy a good camera,if you want details like plate...

    Buy a good camera,if you want details like plate numbers, faces, ect the cheap ones dont work for detail...Phil
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