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  1. Tonnage wise I have a little less than half the...

    Tonnage wise I have a little less than half the material sorted. Most pink is prehard 4150 but there are a couple pieces of annealed, green is 1144 stressproof, yellow and blue are ETD 150, the...
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    I would say the hell with both of them and get a...

    I would say the hell with both of them and get a VTL or a nice big roll lathe.

    Never mind, you want a drill press.....a nice big radial arm jobbie should pop some holes
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    I have a 8" round by 10" long piece that I just...

    I have a 8" round by 10" long piece that I just need to shoot with an XRF gun to verify the alloy. I can saw a piece out of it if you want. I just priced a piece that size and wow it isn't cheap. If...
  4. I likely can. I have a feeling I'm going to...

    I likely can.

    I have a feeling I'm going to need to invest in more saw blades.
  5. About 15 miles from Bloomsburg, PA

    About 15 miles from Bloomsburg, PA
  6. Not sure where to brag about the press I bought...

    Not sure where to brag about the press I bought so here seems as good a spot as any :D
  7. That is correct, the poor old guy passed away...

    That is correct, the poor old guy passed away almost a year ago. He knew he was on his way out and oiled, wrapped and packaged just about everything. It's quite sad but towards the end it was for the...
  8. No need to be sorry, I was just screwing around...

    No need to be sorry, I was just screwing around too. Every day the sweet old lady who had the machine shop with her husband keeps giving me more and more tooling since almost all the buyers are soley...
  9. I have a saw and some coarse pitch blades :D I...

    I have a saw and some coarse pitch blades :D I have a few pallets loaded with smaller pieces, most of which can be picked up with two hands. Some of the smaller stuff needs to be shot with an XRF gun...
  10. I have a fair amount of 8"x 2", 8" x 3", 10 x 2",...

    I have a fair amount of 8"x 2", 8" x 3", 10 x 2", 10" x 3"


    I'm thinking $2 a pound is a fair price
  11. There isn't much in this lot so what little there...

    There isn't much in this lot so what little there is I'm going to keep. I can get it fairly inexpensive so if you think that could save you some money shoot me a PM.

    This pic is load number 8 and...
  12. I'm still in the process of moving the material...

    I'm still in the process of moving the material and shaking it out. I know I have several tons of 10" X 2" A2 flat bar from Carpenter. It's going to take me a little longer than I hoped to go through...
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    I need to find a replacement unit but for the...

    I need to find a replacement unit but for the time being I have a transistor and relay bodged in there so I can use the machine.

    I'll be spending the next few days picking up a bunch of stuff I...
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    People are jumping to conclusions saying you...

    People are jumping to conclusions saying you always need 4 wires with 3 phase. There is nothing wrong with only 3 wires if you are running corner grounded delta. A 4th ground wire would be redundant....
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    OT Funny Machine Plascards

    Not sure if this has been done before but I always get a chuckle out of these every time I see them and thought it might be fun to see some others. It never seems to get old. I have mostly old...
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    Meldas M300 Alarm 55 and 56 on drives

    I believe I have this issue solved but figured I would share incase someone else has a similar issue, since I know there are a couple guys here with similar controls. As to be expected the manuals...
  17. I need to get out more lol

    I need to get out more lol
  18. I can't remember cause I didn't know to begin...

    I can't remember cause I didn't know to begin with :D

    That's not bad. A 3" x 4" x 72" box is about $17 and the max size is around $20. Less than $0.50 a pound for shipping something 6' long...
  19. Just a quick look on their site at 3/8" and it...

    Just a quick look on their site at 3/8" and it looks like a little under $10 a pound for O1 and $15 for A2. Not a bad price for a small piece here and there. Too bad they don't have 3' flat rate...
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    They are mass production units which tend to be...

    They are mass production units which tend to be of acceptable quality. Short run and hand built cheap import items :vomit: Regardless of where an item is made, there is a reason something would be an...
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    I quit reading somewhere around page 2...

    I quit reading somewhere around page 2 but....what makes you think the cheapest piece of shit you can find will even hold water? Let alone last any amount of time? I would likely quote it around...
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    Does Mitsubishi still make HMC's? Their older...

    Does Mitsubishi still make HMC's? Their older horizontals were really nice, or at least I think they are.
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    You guys need to beat up your suppliers. Anything...

    You guys need to beat up your suppliers. Anything over $2 a pound even in small quantities for 6061 is robbery. I have a couple suppliers and am sure to let them know about each other. Hell I've even...
  24. I don't believe there is anything that thin in...

    I don't believe there is anything that thin in this lot. But I will have much better answers on Monday. If you were looking for something like 12" x 12" x 6" then I would have you covered. I didn't...
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    Never played with the stuff but could you not get...

    Never played with the stuff but could you not get aggressive (SFM) on it with CBN? I've run some really high SFM interrupted cuts with CBN, although not much Rene 41
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