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  1. Thread: vaccine mandate

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    Yes. Been up close with roughly a thousand...

    Yes.

    Been up close with roughly a thousand covid victims so far. Was a machinist (sort of) and a pilot in past..

    Regards,
    L7
  2. Thread: vaccine mandate

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    Sorry to hear about your father. I was...

    Sorry to hear about your father.

    I was referring to my home province, regarding yesterday’s covid ICU patients, and as I have direct access to the stats I am certain of the facts. Fact is in my...
  3. Ah, understood. Been there. Learned to live with...

    Ah, understood. Been there. Learned to live with and compensate for a worn lathe I used to have. Suggest just use your lathe and enjoy.

    Cheers,
    L7
  4. Agree with most of what Ballen said, but wouldn’t...

    Agree with most of what Ballen said, but wouldn’t grind carriage- too easy to put heat in and warp it. Would mill (as little as possible) and turcite, scrape for alignment and bearing etc…..

    Not...
  5. Thread: Wanted ! ! !

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    Sticky: Can confirm Ross’s comment from moving my FP2....

    Can confirm Ross’s comment from moving my FP2. Would guess a late model FP3 would lift in a similar way.

    L7
  6. Thread: vaccine mandate

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    I thought more folks would be surprised/upset by...

    I thought more folks would be surprised/upset by the number of people dying from what is now a mostly preventable death from covid. 1 in 460 Americans have died of covid. To me this is deeply...
  7. Thread: vaccine mandate

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    Really this should be a simple decision: if you...

    Really this should be a simple decision: if you want to be a part of society do the responsible thing and get vaccinated. Not just for yourself but to protect everyone. If otoh, you want to live like...
  8. Do you make something that can only be moved by...

    Do you make something that can only be moved by rail? If no, why would you want to give up the flexibility that trucking allows?

    L7
  9. Not logical. Should be in the hidden part to...

    Not logical. Should be in the hidden part to avoid get swarf/debris in it.

    L7
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    Do you scrape one surface for bearing? L7

    Do you scrape one surface for bearing?

    L7
  11. I always thought when selling something to try...

    I always thought when selling something to try and make it easy for the buyer. Don’t waste his time- do not ask for offers, just post your prices.

    L7
  12. This crazy Canuck wonders why the fuss. Having...

    This crazy Canuck wonders why the fuss. Having regularly slept below -50 outside, the key is insulation. Get a better duvet or do like I do in winter- two duvets.

    When sleeping outside, trick is...
  13. Somewhat similar to a Clarkson is an Osborne....

    Somewhat similar to a Clarkson is an Osborne. Also English made, also works well. Seems to be more common in Western Canada. No idea about OP’s area.

    L7
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    Perhaps the OP knows this, but I wouldn’t suggest...

    Perhaps the OP knows this, but I wouldn’t suggest scraping just the “guiding sides of a cross slide dovetail”. Would want to do the flats first.

    Second the idea of a bit of durabar. Lovely, messy,...
  15. Suggest replacing bushings at same time. L7

    Suggest replacing bushings at same time.

    L7
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    How do you index the spacing? L7

    How do you index the spacing?

    L7
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    Unfortunately it’s not just the shipping, it’s...

    Unfortunately it’s not just the shipping, it’s also the re-lapping and cert-ing to needed grade. If local, I might take a flyer at one, but given how cheap they are used locally as well, it just...
  18. These little advertisement granite plates can be...

    These little advertisement granite plates can be used as a dti base on mag plates. Prob other uses as well.

    L7
  19. Look for medical office sales. Most are going to...

    Look for medical office sales. Most are going to electronic records and dumping similar storage units. May not have as high weight capacity per shelf.

    L7
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    Agree with Tom. Have purchased parts for several...

    Agree with Tom. Have purchased parts for several Bports from them with no issues.

    L7
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    ^^^ Yup. Easy to drill/tap/weld jigs etc onto...

    ^^^ Yup.

    Easy to drill/tap/weld jigs etc onto steel plate. Just bolt same to a backplate like Bob is offering. Re-skim when too buggered. Local steel service center happened to have scrap burnouts...
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    Another thought if you get lucky like I did is...

    Another thought if you get lucky like I did is find an almost free thick burnout and bolt to a D-whatever backplate. A bit more work, but the holes are where you want em……

    L7
  23. ^^^ Yup. And surprisingly cogent.. Only thing...

    ^^^ Yup. And surprisingly cogent..

    Only thing I’d add, is in China, your business partner is more likely to have government eyes and fingers on the deal, if not actually be the government, than in...
  24. I make a wooden wedge and glue thin layer of...

    I make a wooden wedge and glue thin layer of rubber on it.

    Seems rare tho. Most of the time I’m spotting a dovetail from a blued straight edge.

    L7
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    I’m only 1800 miles NE of rklopp and I still...

    I’m only 1800 miles NE of rklopp and I still don’t understand. Looking forward to a pic if possible.

    L7
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