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  1. The Ried is probably the best built machine. ...

    The Ried is probably the best built machine. Whatsbad aboutit, it has a Pope spindle and they have inner rase tapered bearing that are a rea pian to adjust. So if the spindle is shot, you will ned...
  2. Minnesota Scraping Class in September 2019

    I had 3 guys come forward and volunteer to host a scraping/rebuilding class next Month or September. They are in Red Wing which is about 1 hour SE of Minneapolis. As of now we have not set the...
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    It looks like I will be teaching a class in...

    It looks like I will be teaching a class in September in Red Wing Minnesota, about 30 minutes from home. We have 3 for sure and a maybe 1 more. So if you interested...keep an eye open. They are...
  4. what brand name and model. Have a photo they...

    what brand name and model. Have a photo they sent you? Is it manual or hydraulic? Who owned it a grinding shop or hobbyist. Hard to give advice on so little info.
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    Bridgeport table

    come into the reconditioning section and I can hep you.
  6. We have 8 students now. Cash is sending one of...

    We have 8 students now. Cash is sending one of his apprentices. Thanks Cash for the compliment when you have Original Mattison Journeymen working for you and they could teach them too. I have seen...
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    Many new to scraping buy those prism shaped...

    Many new to scraping buy those prism shaped straight-edges because they are cheaper and lighter. That is a mistake as the bend into low areas or sag over a humped middle. The shorter ones say...
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    No....I had someone email or talk to me about one...

    No....I had someone email or talk to me about one but they never followed up. I am also going to cancel the September South Dakota Class as no one has followed up.
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    I have used it and rubbed it on granite surface...

    I have used it and rubbed it on granite surface plates and have seen no signs of wear or scratches. Buy some and look at it under a microscope and get back to us on what you discover. I'm not...
  10. I guess I was wrong, it's not hydraulic. I am...

    I guess I was wrong, it's not hydraulic. I am happy your took chemistry in school. :-)
  11. Better buy a few gallons of Rust Buster...

    Better buy a few gallons of Rust Buster Penetrating oil and start spraying. It will take weeks if not months. After it is wet with the spray, use a 5 pound lead or brass hammer and tap on things to...
  12. Hey everyone, We had a cancellation because...

    Hey everyone,

    We had a cancellation because the student has has a heart attack. If anyone would like to attend the class starting next Monday August 19 we have room. Please email ASAP if you...
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    There used to be a place in MPLS where I took...

    There used to be a place in MPLS where I took handles and parts too. They did plating and bluing of guns. They were super busy and cheap. I didn't go for few years, called them and the phone was...
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    Brian is a quiet man, who has a heck of a smart...

    Brian is a quiet man, who has a heck of a smart and nice dog, Bailey I think is his name. He also received a certificate for attending. I mean Bailey and Brian at a Keith Rucker class. Brian is a...
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    I just googled this...and found several. call...

    I just googled this...and found several. call them...chrome plating small items in California
    chrome plating small items in california - Google Search
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    Dynamic Engineering, the old Gray Planner folks? ...

    Dynamic Engineering, the old Gray Planner folks? I know several rebuilders who send their big parts to them. They charge and arm and a leg. I was hoping we could find a small rebuilder or shop...
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    Jon do you know anyone with a planner? I can...

    Jon do you know anyone with a planner? I can help Iwan do the scraping and give him some Rulon, plus he can scrape but he is ill with Limes disease. Iwana has helped in this forum for years and I...
  18. Marka has volunteered to host a class next spring...

    Marka has volunteered to host a class next spring in Upper NY state. Thank You. He has a sweet looking shop and doesn't need much advice on machining and IMPO he is not a hobbyist with the types...
  19. I'm going to brag again....LOL. Both Other...

    I'm going to brag again....LOL. Both Other Brother and Lucky are students of mine and I am damn proud of them!!
  20. Marka, How big is your shop? How about hosting...

    Marka, How big is your shop? How about hosting a class? Once you figure out how bad your bed is you could either get it ground or leave it alone and have a class at your shop and we could put the...
  21. Or You Tube "Richard King Sraping" and see...

    Or You Tube "Richard King Sraping" and see several that Keith, Stefan and another good one is done by John Sainders at NYC CNC

    Dura bar is a good choice. If your going to mill on a knee mill be...
  22. I agree with 4 G that is not the proper method to...

    I agree with 4 G that is not the proper method to check the bed. The indicator resting in the 1 2 3 block on the tail-stock flat could give you false readings if it is worn. Use the Tail-stock base...
  23. Over the years I have tried all of the above and...

    Over the years I have tried all of the above and found the best luck is to scrape it off with a hand scraper with a carbide blade. Once you get the hang of it, it peels off. Be sure to wear safety...
  24. Maybe we should start a new thread in the...

    Maybe we should start a new thread in the abrasive section and go into these tips. Many will never see them in here..Buck you are well known...maybe you should start it.
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    One cubic foot of beach sand converted to pound...

    One cubic foot of beach sand converted to pound equals to 95.46 lb ?? Put in 5 Gal pails? Or if you have a lot of room, go to a farmer and load of some field stone. They usually have piles
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