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  1. You can also look at the pex pattern with an IR...

    You can also look at the pex pattern with an IR camera. It might help if you turn off the floor for a day or two to cool it all down so the heat shows up better on the IR.
    Another way to see where...
  2. Do you already have the 480v unit? Pretty...

    Do you already have the 480v unit?

    Pretty sure you can get a 240v 3 phase induction heater in that 25kw size. 15kw is about the limit of what is available on single phase.

    It should be a...
  3. Can you just put some heat shrink on the existing...

    Can you just put some heat shrink on the existing hose?
    I see pics fine also.
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    To post a pic look in the header at the top of...

    To post a pic look in the header at the top of the text window, there is a picture of a tree - that is for posting pics, the film strip next to it is for posting videos.
  5. If nobody wants to buy them after a while, maybe...

    If nobody wants to buy them after a while, maybe offer to Tony-Lathes UK for the cost of shipping?
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    I will also take one, PM incoming.

    I will also take one, PM incoming.
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    This is the best, what is the replacement value...

    This is the best, what is the replacement value of sentimental items. When the shipping companty drops it and the top corner is bashed in no amount of insurance settlement will fix it. IF you would...
  8. curious about the tapping clutches, makes the...

    curious about the tapping clutches, makes the machine a little more useful.
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    Does the motor have brushes that you can inspect?...

    Does the motor have brushes that you can inspect? I had an old DC motor that lost power and it turned out one of the brush springs broke. Other motors I have had to free up brushes that got sticky in...
  10. It looks like a VFD in one of his pics? (Fuji...

    It looks like a VFD in one of his pics? (Fuji Electric Frenic-Mini) I cant imagine 50hp on 110v but maybe it is doable....
  11. Reminds me of an old welder I used to work with....

    Reminds me of an old welder I used to work with. He was at Lockheed in LA area and a co worker proudly confided in him once that he NEVER takes a dump in his own toilet. He will always wait until...
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    How hard are the striking tools that will hit...

    How hard are the striking tools that will hit your new tool? They seem to be conventional tools that would be hardened when produced. You do not want to have two tools of similar hardness. I do a...
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    I would be interested in more info on the DRO if...

    I would be interested in more info on the DRO if you are selling it.
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    41 is not a nice post, you meant 42? Thanks for...

    41 is not a nice post, you meant 42?
    Thanks for posting this thought puzzle :cheers:
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    If you can get a weight on them, double the scrap...

    If you can get a weight on them, double the scrap price is usually a fair price. Buyer has to factor in loading and transport costs which seem to rise exponentially by the pound. Those dont look to...
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    Here is a guy who focuses on shipping discussing...

    Here is a guy who focuses on shipping discussing what is being proposed to "solve" the problem of too many ships waiting to unload. The proposed answer is to move all the waiting ships 150 miles off...
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    Fine threads in engine blocks are used by various...

    Fine threads in engine blocks are used by various makes. You just need a little longer thread engagement so they do not strip. I would do more than 2x bolt dia if using fine threads in cast. Fine if...
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    Like dundee mentioned, In addition to the shafts...

    Like dundee mentioned, In addition to the shafts not being parallel the belt could be longer on one side than the other, IIRC that will make it go twords the tight side.
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    Spammer digging up necro threads to spread spam.

    Spammer digging up necro threads to spread spam.
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    Quick on line search came up with this: >> How...

    Quick on line search came up with this:
    >> How to paint lead
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    To paint lead you need lead paint ;)

    To paint lead you need lead paint ;)
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    Could they go in a collet and use the sanding...

    Could they go in a collet and use the sanding paper as a way to give plenty of grip to drive the part? No heavy cuts that way, but no drive dog to get in the way either.
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    Think of it like this. If you thread the nut with...

    Think of it like this. If you thread the nut with the handle onto the stud and then rotate the stud will the handle also rotate with the stud? That is all that is happening.

    This method would also...
  24. I would add that the lathe cutters should...

    I would add that the lathe cutters should probably be grouped by size and if you can give each lot an assortment of left, right, center, etc cutters. Unlike the endmills where a variety of sizes...
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    That was a great explanation of how to index a...

    That was a great explanation of how to index a thread. :cheers:
    Great job Kevin.
    A different way this handle could have been adjusted is to use your same calculation and unscrew the center stud...
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