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    Well, there's this: 1/2 TOz Solder Handy &...

    Well, there's this:

    1/2 TOz Solder Handy & Harman Easy-Flo 45% Silver brazing wire w/Cd 1/16" | eBay

    And you could redraw the wire to a smaller size if you needed. Just may need to anneal it...
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    Welp, you guys know I'm the resident Commie...

    Welp, you guys know I'm the resident Commie Liberal here, but I have to say this horrifies me.

    Sure, add a preface that gives context to illustrations or text that would be considered offensive to...
  3. Can you change the process to use a superabrasive...

    Can you change the process to use a superabrasive hone as the finishing tool on the bore? More costly to implement, but should be reliable regardless of the metallurgy...
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    I'm with the "cover your ass" crowd, there's...

    I'm with the "cover your ass" crowd, there's certainly a risk of warpage during the blasting.

    Now, if there's enough money in this project and there's a good reason, then a proper robotically...
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    To the OP, the 3D printing I mentioned would be...

    To the OP, the 3D printing I mentioned would be using something like electro-arc melted metal, either Al or steel. Basically a giant MIG welder on a similarly large robot arm setup (or more likely,...
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    More to the point - we are approaching a time...

    More to the point - we are approaching a time where 3D printing a full boat hull could be not only possible, but economically viable.
  7. It sucks, but I suspect if you get some...

    It sucks, but I suspect if you get some compensation for labor it'll be a courtesy from the steel vendor, not policy.

    If you get a replacement piece from the company, either do a radiology test...
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    If this is a running surface for a plain bearing,...

    If this is a running surface for a plain bearing, (so bronze on one side, this hardened shaft running in it), then the usual pre-hard 4140 will likely not be hard enough. If a ball bearing race will...
  9. TBH, it sounds a bit expensive unless it truly is...

    TBH, it sounds a bit expensive unless it truly is in "ace" condition. But if the budget works and you want it, do it.

    I'd confirm that the ways are good by checking with a known-accurate granite...
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    I can't tell if you're working hard to be an...

    I can't tell if you're working hard to be an idiot, or it just comes naturally to you.
  11. Well, holy crap. If it really is a running...

    Well, holy crap. If it really is a running machine, that's the bargain of ten centuries...

    Woe, I'm on the wrong coast. :(
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    Israel is surrounded by larger countries that...

    Israel is surrounded by larger countries that would love to destroy it. Not kidding, they want to end both the country and the citizens. It's a bit like the USA being between a vastly larger Mexico...
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    Give 'em a call, they may make custom taps at a...

    Give 'em a call, they may make custom taps at a reasonable price.

    Victor Machinery - Metalworking tools and supplies
  14. Thread: O/T problems

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    A friendly note of caution: We're mostly...

    A friendly note of caution:

    We're mostly older, and we're mostly all grumpy machinists and engineers. As such, we're not the most patient or the most forgiving of tomfoolery.

    We're taking...
  15. Thread: O/T problems

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    A lot. Not "allot", which means "give or...

    A lot. Not "allot", which means "give or apportion (something) to someone as a share or task".

    Scrap Maker, it's tough, but be patient with both yourself and your parents. They doubtless mean...
  16. I wouldn't call it "nothing", but as I already...

    I wouldn't call it "nothing", but as I already said it would be nice to do the same sort of tests on a real machine. A lab I've worked with has some fancy strobe capability, but that's a "lossy"...
  17. And there's work going on to control and prevent...

    And there's work going on to control and prevent chatter in "real time" using a variety of methods. Here's a video on one method, although the actual mechanism isn't explained fully:

    4F Active...
  18. Time to wrap this up?

    Hi all,
    If this isn't rajhlinux's brother, it's his cousin's son's adopted shelter rescue.

    As such, we can either keep feeding it while it types back (one handed) about how it's a Master...
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    Unless they're Muslim. Then it's "reeducation"...

    Unless they're Muslim. Then it's "reeducation" camps, mass abuse, and murder.

    Sorry for going off script...
  20. I think everything you need to know is covered in...

    I think everything you need to know is covered in this thread:

    Building a precision based 5-Axis CNC for metal work

    [Are you rajhlinux's brother?]

    [Yes, how dare I presume your gender...]
  21. Heh - you already know the answer...

    Heh - you already know the answer...
  22. Lucky dog - there aren't many of them left...

    Lucky dog - there aren't many of them left...
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    Guessing here, but "lost motion" may also include...

    Guessing here, but "lost motion" may also include stiction, belt stretch, etc., where backlash might just be the loss of contact from one element/group of elements (bearings) from another.

    Just my...
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    Well, it's not going to help your situation that...

    Well, it's not going to help your situation that there'll be complaints that your thread title isn't descriptive enough.

    But if you have general issues with fear of getting yelled at, it might be...
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    In some cases, there are common "precursor"...

    In some cases, there are common "precursor" chemicals that are in short supply, that make it very difficult to increase production of any of the drugs.

    Sort of like the present shortage of...
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