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    I would have to agree with that. As an experiment...

    I would have to agree with that. As an experiment I made this handle for the cross slide of my SB-9. Please ignore the TV remote that I used to prop it up at an angle for a better view.
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    Yes, it is BS, but not a real problem. Declare...

    Yes, it is BS, but not a real problem. Declare yourself a company. Pick a company name that sounds nice. It doesn't need to have air conditioning or heating or HVAC in it, any name will do. But don't...
  3. I think this answer is going to come down to...

    I think this answer is going to come down to specific answerS for each type of part.

    My RT has a Morse taper in it's center. I purchased an unhardened MT adapter for a large size Jacob's chuck so...
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    It sold for about $1.25? Brass is a better...

    It sold for about $1.25? Brass is a better investment than gold or silver.
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    Or use a pick to bend the existing brass sleeve...

    Or use a pick to bend the existing brass sleeve back to normal.
  6. I just cut solid copper wire into an appropriate...

    I just cut solid copper wire into an appropriate length, usually 12 or 14 gauge but larger sizes may be appropriate for larger set screws. It only takes a second or less to cut each one with a pair...
  7. Remind me to keep you guys away from my mill.

    Remind me to keep you guys away from my mill.
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    Edward Paul Alciatore, USMC, RIP below the waters...

    Edward Paul Alciatore, USMC, RIP below the waters of the Pacific Ocean, 1923 - 1943.

    And all the others who paid the ultimate price in the past wars that made our country and made it great. May...
  9. I was thinking the same thing about rough, cast...

    I was thinking the same thing about rough, cast surfaces. If the nuts are bearing on such a surface, then it could easily apply a torque to the vise as it is tightened. I would machine such a surface...
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    And that is why smaller lathes, with higher...

    And that is why smaller lathes, with higher spindle speeds, are generally used for such work. In my shop I would use my Unimat instead of my SB.

    But then, I consider such calculations as...
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    "I can do the instal my self." And yet you are...

    "I can do the instal my self." And yet you are asking a slew of basic questions.

    Heck, you can't even spell "Install" properly. And the noun is "installation"; "install" is the verb.

    I...
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    Posting images? Here you go. ...

    Posting images? Here you go.

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/images-and-links/using-boards-image-hosting-350499/#post3176881
  13. Try a furniture mover (moving company). That is...

    Try a furniture mover (moving company). That is what they do and they would have to have insurance.
  14. Thread: Motor torque?

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    I do not get your point. HP is calculated from...

    I do not get your point. HP is calculated from Voltage and current: HP = V * I / 746. And torque from HP and rotational speed: T = HP / RPM.

    I do not see any of the motor's dimensions in either...
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    OK, wouldn't the local power company run the...

    OK, wouldn't the local power company run the power to your shop? In Iowa I had two trailers, one I lived in and the other for a shop. They were side by side and each one had their own meter. It was...
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    Not to put too fine a point on it, but here is...

    Not to put too fine a point on it, but here is what I understand:

    High end IR camera: $4000

    Run of the mill IR camera: $400

    El cheapo IR camera: ??? Perhaps $40

    My magnets, two washers,...
  17. Just a quick tip. I may have more on this thread...

    Just a quick tip. I may have more on this thread later.

    Labels come in TWO varieties: Removable Adhesive and Permanent Adhesive. While the quality of each variety may and will vary, generally...
  18. I thought of something that may work. After...

    I thought of something that may work. After moving the photo to a computer, open up Paint and scratch a line or something on the screen. Then save it with a new name. After that, Paste the imported...
  19. I have run into this and found that it can be...

    I have run into this and found that it can be difficult to correct. I admit that I do not have a firm grasp of the problem. Is it due to the camera? Or something in the process of saving it? I do not...
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    My shop IS crowded. When I laid it out I put the...

    My shop IS crowded. When I laid it out I put the lathe, milling machine, and saw at an angle to the isles. This allows the stock or parts to stick out into the isles when that space is needed. My...
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    New emploies first. New calipers second. If...

    New emploies first. New calipers second.

    If not that, then just get a half dozen HF calipers and a box of batteries there. Toss them out when they are damaged. You will be dollars ahead quickly....
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    Since the nameplate does not have a wiring...

    Since the nameplate does not have a wiring diagram for it, I suspect it can not. But the final answer would come from the manufacturer. A spec sheet on it would answer the question without a doubt....
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    Boy am I glad to have a lawn company. They go...

    Boy am I glad to have a lawn company. They go four or five times faster than I ever could. Zero maintenance worries on my part. And it only takes me a couple of minutes a month to make out their...
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    Well, I think I finally understand this thread. ...

    Well, I think I finally understand this thread.

    At first, I thought he was serious about buying them, but then along came that $150 for a totally non standard sized set, therefore MUST be custom...
  25. Seems like it happened awfully fast, but glad you...

    Seems like it happened awfully fast, but glad you got it resolved.

    A high post count is not needed here. But you are expected to read the guidelines and follow them. Specifically, discussion of...
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