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    I'm sure the REQUIREMENT is written such that the...

    I'm sure the REQUIREMENT is written such that the leveling feet will have enough range of travel to actually get it level. Don't go over thinking it.
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    What sort of pc output are you using? hopefully...

    What sort of pc output are you using? hopefully not a USB to Ethernet or such. I would sooner suspect a windows update then. A somewhat recent one broke a my USB to RC radio transmitter connection...
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    metal generally is fine if it's thick enough to...

    metal generally is fine if it's thick enough to carry the induced current. metal racks are in more than a few models. I microwave utensils all the time.
  4. Seems very dubous. Seems you would have to get...

    Seems very dubous.

    Seems you would have to get the hubs glowing hot to loosen the spokes enough to matter to the stability.
    At which point you would catch fire.
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    I once repaired a very loose spline on my...

    I once repaired a very loose spline on my flywheel/crankshaft.

    I flattened tig wire filler into strips and drove it into the spaces, with locktite.
    You have to drive the wires into the teeth...
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    a hard brittle spring pin in a blind hole can be...

    a hard brittle spring pin in a blind hole can be tricky.

    It is sometime possible to "hydraulically" remove one. If you can find or make a punch that fits inside the pin somewhat tightly, then...
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    the OD, back of chuck mounting plate etc... none...

    the OD, back of chuck mounting plate etc... none of those are important in the least and .004 is quite good.

    learning how to personally adjust your chucks cam pins to get them to lock up at the...
  8. You buck the stereotype of a German by...

    You buck the stereotype of a German by prioritizing cost over everything. I certainly understand not wanting some obscure B&S or such but 30 taper is also very common the world over. ebay, shars...
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    Your tiny lathe doesn't need a 6" cube. Nor does...

    Your tiny lathe doesn't need a 6" cube. Nor does it need to be cast iron. Even an aluminum block would be FAR stiffer than your compound because it has no moving parts. Expand your search to...
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    Solo backpack sprayer ULINE - Shipping Boxes,...

    Solo backpack sprayer
    ULINE - Shipping Boxes, Shipping Supplies, Packaging Materials, Packing Supplies

    a pressure backpack sprayer like this has a lever that you need only occasionally pump to...
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    Leaning machine shop

    Sailor walking on his ship during heavy waves : interestingasfuck

    Good thing the anvil is secured!
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    what were you going to do behind the mill? I...

    what were you going to do behind the mill? I know the electrical cabinet needs space to work in it... but VERY rarely. I just move my Fadal mill whenever I need to. I use 1.5" pipes and a super...
  13. a big mistake in thinking. You have slow...

    a big mistake in thinking. You have slow filthy process but you believe you can make more money doing them in volume yourself?

    I do that all the time. :)

    The part your comparing to has been...
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    I was installing deer stand pegs, the type that...

    I was installing deer stand pegs, the type that are screw threaded bent rods. .....I tried to tear the tag off of one. It was a very tough tag, and I was trying to tear it for all I was worth and...
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    what a fantastic factory tour!

    what a fantastic factory tour!
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    use A513 1020 DOM tubing. 72,000 psi yield. ...

    use A513 1020 DOM tubing. 72,000 psi yield.

    you will have to expand it first... make an extremely stout die and hydraulically expand the tube while it is constrained inside.

    yield pressure...
  17. If your a job shop.... you'll (die) of buying or...

    If your a job shop.... you'll (die) of buying or making non-standard punches because nobody designs for using them anymore. Designers now only know that a laser can cut whatever the hell they dream...
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    RIP all of them. not to be snarky at all......

    RIP all of them.
    not to be snarky at all... but perhaps it ought to be "Rust".
  19. your lowest force non-boring option would be to...

    your lowest force non-boring option would be to use a trepanning cutter. link to making one. YouTube

    if your not boring very deep just use a long annular cutter. -from both sides if needed.
  20. I don't think that the type of drill, twist or...

    I don't think that the type of drill, twist or spade makes much difference. the cutting edge is similarly shearing metal. It's all cubic inches per minute.

    they seem to think you know your...
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    I would not squeeze it in a vise. I would...

    I would not squeeze it in a vise. I would capture it in a close fitting plywood box including a windowed screw-on lid.
    additionally, you might freeze it and work it as cold as possible....
  22. I do two types of work. .010" .25mm wire single...

    I do two types of work. .010" .25mm wire single pass cuts for almost everything.... except that there have been some tiny detail experiments.

    the tiny cuts are a couple square millimeters of...
  23. recommendation for Wire EDM shop, very small random jobs, quick turn around.

    I'm looking to find a shop to take over my prototype EDM work.
    I own a robofil 290 but it's nearing end of life with no oem support and I do not need another.
    I only do about a dozen hours of cut...
  24. do not rely on the rod seals to keep crap out. ...

    do not rely on the rod seals to keep crap out. put something like a coffee can around the entire rod and cylinder. basically an umbrella to prevent anything from contaminating the rod.

    on a...
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    unless you mean interpolating all of the larger...

    unless you mean interpolating all of the larger sizes how are you going to reduce tool number with a small drill and a number of different different mills?

    if you can interpolate them, sure, why...
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