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  1. Thread: Air Rivet Guns

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    Same suppliers I gave you before. A new puller...

    Same suppliers I gave you before. A new puller with a couple pulling heads is going to cost you as much as $3K or a bit more new. Used is uglier, but still gonna run for about a million more rivets,...
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    Deckel FP2. Schaublin 13. Lots of low...

    Deckel FP2.

    Schaublin 13.

    Lots of low headroom mills.

    But if you own the house, Get right on a wee reno in the garage and buy whatever's cheapest. Punching out enough space to put a taller...
  3. Thread: Air Rivet Guns

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    What size and material rivets. Solids? Pop...

    What size and material rivets. Solids? Pop Rivets?

    I scored a pretty nice ergonomic/antivibration CP 4x rivet gun on ebay a while back. Guy selling did not know that they needed to have a tool in...
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    Webasto Heater. Fuel fired heater that will...

    Webasto Heater.

    Fuel fired heater that will provide warmed coolant, and/or warm air.

    Not cheap, but Overseas made clones are out there. Or find a heavy truck wrecker, and see what he has in...
  5. Y'know, I became a pretty decent mechanic,...

    Y'know, I became a pretty decent mechanic, because I flat out could not afford to pay shop rates at first, then would not. Took me three times as long, still made me a pretty good wage, at 1/3 of the...
  6. If that IS the same machine, it cleaned up pretty...

    If that IS the same machine, it cleaned up pretty nice.

    Can't say as I am partial to the blue paint, though.
  7. Chrome won't get you home, but it sure beats...

    Chrome won't get you home, but it sure beats scrubbing grasshopper guts out of rough castings and other rough surfaces!

    Looking at that mill and drill press, I see a couple pretty good magazine...
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    I know which kind I need. The FREE kind! If you...

    I know which kind I need. The FREE kind! If you mail me a sample of each, I'll happily provide feedback!
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    At risk of turning this in to a mutual admiration...

    At risk of turning this in to a mutual admiration society meeting, thanks.

    I was scratching my head, trying to work out what you were trying to convey. Like as not, if the fella was confused...
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    I did. It's in the third post of this thread. ...

    I did. It's in the third post of this thread.

    He wants, as I understood his post, information on how to accurately make replacements for the pilot bushings for his chamber reamers.

    Drill...
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    We all have our preferences, eh! In all...

    We all have our preferences, eh!

    In all honestly, when dealing with used machinery, condition trumps all.

    Were you to offer me a Holbrook or Monarch, new in the crate, next to a Scaublin 150 in...
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    He is actually trying to make the pilot bushings,...

    He is actually trying to make the pilot bushings, and you are trying to make it very much more complicated than it has to be. A LOT more.
    Maybe you have seen replaceable non-rotating pilots on...
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    That's sure a convoluted and roundabout way of...

    That's sure a convoluted and roundabout way of accomplishing a simple BRASS bushing, per what the OP is wanting to make.

    If you do all the critical dimensions (ID, OD, and one reasonably square...
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    Y'know that was like, five frikken years ago,...

    Y'know that was like, five frikken years ago, yeah?

    Ever found a five year old newspaper, and started calling the numbers in the Classified ads?
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    Do all your turning, without taking the part off...

    Do all your turning, without taking the part off the parent stock, until you have all the dimensions as you need.

    By doing all your turning in a single set-up, you eliminate any need to re-align...
  16. Mazda Forklift Engine - 2.0L or 2.2L? - Intella...

    Mazda Forklift Engine - 2.0L or 2.2L? - Intella Liftparts

    The Mazda 2.0 and 2.2 Liter engines were used in the 1980's, B2000/B2200 series trucks, the Mazda 626 cars too, for a bunch of years. Even...
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    Oh, they can! If you have ever had to work...

    Oh, they can!

    If you have ever had to work around Military Instructor Pilots that became Instructors, before they ever got any experience with life, and got used dealing with NOT being the star at...
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    It's not an FP2. Different, and nowhere near...

    It's not an FP2.

    Different, and nowhere near as desired, animal.

    That price for an FP2 that turns out to be an FP1, makes me think the price is going to have to be cut back by a proportionate...
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    I'm a wee bit jealous! :)

    I'm a wee bit jealous! :)
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    Gotta say that I'd go with the Schaublin all day...

    Gotta say that I'd go with the Schaublin all day and all night!

    The only 'downside' to such machines, is the compulsion to start collecting the whole set of accessories, which can be rare and...
  21. Never even had to consider renting a dumpster....

    Never even had to consider renting a dumpster. Always been apartments available! In my price range and everything!
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    What are you using it for? Work? Hobby? If...

    What are you using it for?

    Work? Hobby? If work, what kind? Heavy dirty turning, or fairly lightweight and relatively 'clean' work?

    I worked in a shop that had both. May still have both.
    ...
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    I have a book habit. In addition to...

    I have a book habit.

    <sigh>

    In addition to that, a friend of mine, who passed away some years back, now, asked me to take care of his library. His request was specifically, that they end up NOT...
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    Well at least you have a decent sense of humor...

    Well at least you have a decent sense of humor about the whole thing. The number of butthurt drama queens that have picked up their ball and went home... :)

    Pictures would be a great start!
    ...
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    Pretty sure that's Factory, as i have seen it on...

    Pretty sure that's Factory, as i have seen it on several variations of that type of post.

    For the OP, in order, check cleanliness, flatness, and tightness. If the parts are not clean, the mating...
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