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    Might try using an end mill to circle out a...

    Might try using an end mill to circle out a smaller drilled hole to .240ish and then ream. The endmill will make sure the starting hole is straight for the reamer to follow. You could probably bump...
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    If you have solid works set to inches, you can...

    If you have solid works set to inches, you can dimension in millimetres by typing mm after the dimension and solid works will automatically convert to inches. Obviously the reverse work as well.
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    Oil safe for manual transmissions with...

    Oil safe for manual transmissions with bronze/brass synchros is what I was trying to suggest.
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    SHP(R) SYNTHETIC TRANSOIL 50 - Kendall Motor Oil...

    SHP(R) SYNTHETIC TRANSOIL 50 - Kendall Motor Oil

    This is what I put in my cheap import 4x6 band saw. Mainly because I had some left from filling the transmission on my old Chevy C30
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    Did the costumer specify 7.5 hours? If so, what...

    Did the costumer specify 7.5 hours? If so, what the book says is not your problem.

    I don't think over annealing 1018 should cause too many problems, granted if you are building aircraft parts I...
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    It looks like DTE heavy medium is ISO 68 which...

    It looks like DTE heavy medium is ISO 68 which might be a little light according to this chart.
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  7. If you hit "Reply With Quote" you will have the...

    If you hit "Reply With Quote" you will have the text you are replying to in your post. It is also not affected by edits of the origional post.
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    Harvey Tool also makes custom tooling. Harvey...

    Harvey Tool also makes custom tooling.

    Harvey Tool - Request a Custom Carbide End Mill or Cutting Tool at Harvey Tool!
  9. I prefer "He who dies with the most projects...

    I prefer "He who dies with the most projects wins".
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    In my case it isn't full blown engineers. I get...

    In my case it isn't full blown engineers. I get grad students and professors doing research specifying all kinds of exotic materials that don't want to be machined.

    Then they can spread their...
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    McMaster-Carr...

    McMaster-Carr

    You can buy pretty much any size reamer to within .0005". Mcmaster is just one option,
  12. Just a note on that, I and most others I have...

    Just a note on that, I and most others I have taught learn almost nothing by being shown something other than it is possible to do. If I am teaching someone how to do something, I show them once or...
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    It sound like you are tapping to deep? Try...

    It sound like you are tapping to deep? Try stopping the tap with 10 threads exposed and test the fit. Then tap it deeper until you get the fit you want.
  14. I'm pretty sure I have posted this before and...

    I'm pretty sure I have posted this before and most have probably seen it, but, OP I recommend scraping your cans, switching to vodka, and eyeballing your shovels real hard.

    DIY: Shovel AK - photo...
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    There are a lot of variables involved in that...

    There are a lot of variables involved in that question, what machine, how many are you making, the skill of the person writing the programs and running the machine, etc



    yes



    ???
  16. At one place I worked if you got of go to an...

    At one place I worked if you got of go to an install in a nice location (beaches, nice scenery, warm weather, good strip clubs, etc) you could expect to find your desk or tool box full of packing...
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    I loaded up some 38 spl shot shells with #12 shot...

    I loaded up some 38 spl shot shells with #12 shot that would only leave a gray smear on shed tin at 15'. Planed on using them on mice and birds in my dad's shed but then I got my own place that came...
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    The local fire extinguisher supply house does all...

    The local fire extinguisher supply house does all the hydro testing for my area. I go straight to the source for my hydro testing, and have him fill my CO2 welding tanks while I'm at it. $20 for...
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    Here is a thread that johnoder started about...

    Here is a thread that johnoder started about using his horizontal mill as a large gap bed lathe. He updated his photo bucket pics at the end of the post.

    Horizontal Mill As Lathe
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    I like the girly poster in the back with the guy...

    I like the girly poster in the back with the guy striking the same pose next to her.
  21. Based on Maritool's sheet you should be running...

    Based on Maritool's sheet you should be running 380 rpm with a feed from 7.6-15.2 ipm at the low end to 760 and a feed of 15.2 to 30.4 at the high end, if I can do math today. I would start at 400...
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    My concerns were, what is retaining the barrel...

    My concerns were, what is retaining the barrel (threads in CF? some manner of insert?) and what is holding the cylinder pin parallel to the barrel.
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    I read the title, saw the OT, and thought to my...

    I read the title, saw the OT, and thought to my self "I'm all for DIY but I don't think I'd tinker with my ticker timer".

    Glad to see we are talking about lathes. :crazy:
  24. Are you driving this with something with a power...

    Are you driving this with something with a power feed? If you are driving this by hand in a drill press or with a cordless drill I would be less concerned about something slipping and breaking...
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    There is still a lot of pressure trying to push...

    There is still a lot of pressure trying to push the barrel cylinder apart when fired. The cylinder also is rotating on a pin that is not in line with the recoil force. Those are just a few problems...
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