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    The McMaster catalog don't unwind. It just lays...

    The McMaster catalog don't unwind. It just lays there. Got lotsa pages but i wish they was bigger.........Bob
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    I was planning to drill .015 under size. Chuck...

    I was planning to drill .015 under size. Chuck rod in 4 jaw and bore lead hole about 1" deep to center the drill. Then drill to middle and reverse. Then ream straight through. Hoping drill step in...
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    I edited my post to add the rod OD is 1...

    I edited my post to add the rod OD is 1 3/4"..............Bob
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    Reaming 660 Bronze

    Looking at reaming a 7/8 hole through an 8" length of 660 bronze 1 3/4 OD cored rod. Any hints tips warnings? Special brass/bronze reamer required?..........Bob
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    "Will it be safe to bolt the uprights to the...

    "Will it be safe to bolt the uprights to the plate?"

    Yup. Not a bit of a safety issue there. However using the what's now a jerry rigged contraption to raise a vehicle is a WHOLE nuther...
  6. You say you're twenty years of age.Forget all...

    You say you're twenty years of age.Forget all that hoidy toidy foreign "shooting brake" crap. Buy yourself a nice full size pick up and put a tonneau cover on it. A Volvo or any other pussy soccer...
  7. Twer it me I'd use .062 aluminum. Way nice...

    Twer it me I'd use .062 aluminum. Way nice reefer,BTW. I use a 1932 GE Monitor top to keep my beer cold..........Bob
  8. Back when I was a pilot and we would train to be...

    Back when I was a pilot and we would train to be licensed to fly a new type of plane we would train on a sim. It was a great way to learn where all the switches and controls were and how the plane...
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    When I got married I told my wife I would never...

    When I got married I told my wife I would never wear a ring. Since her father was a tool maker with a missing finger she understood completely. Doesn't even take a machine to ruin your day. I saw a...
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    Now don't shoot the messenger but when I bend...

    Now don't shoot the messenger but when I bend mystery metal aluminum I try a test piece. If it cracks I heat the bend line with a propane torch until spit really sizzles then it usually bends just...
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    If it's a VACATION I recommend anything not...

    If it's a VACATION I recommend anything not related to work. Non fiction on any other of your interests is good. Fiction on any other of your interests is better. Bonus points for sexual fantasy...
  12. My TS has had med and fine in stock for at least...

    My TS has had med and fine in stock for at least 2 years. The price is good and I like that it's in 50# bags rather than 100. Just used a couple of bags last week on a manure spreader........Bob
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    Man am I glad I live where I do. Want a well?...

    Man am I glad I live where I do. Want a well? Make a call. Guy comes by about 0700. Packs it in by 1600. Sticks your check in his pocket and says enjoy your well as he drives off. Water quality is a...
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    No matter what else you may hear bigger is most...

    No matter what else you may hear bigger is most definitely better............Bob
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    A 16" DoAll doesn't use much floor space and are...

    A 16" DoAll doesn't use much floor space and are tough to beat. They come up for sale around here often. There's one on CL now with welder and power feed for $1000..........Bob
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    He said cast steel. If it is indeed steel I'd...

    He said cast steel. If it is indeed steel I'd just build it up with weld and use a die grinder to cut to fit. That ain't exactly a precision part and not much to lose by...
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    All I've got is that it's poor form asking the HR...

    All I've got is that it's poor form asking the HR person to take the piss test for you...........Bob
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    Here's my take away. The motor on my LeBlond...

    Here's my take away. The motor on my LeBlond lathe also has threaded plugs. The spec plate actually lists the bearing #. The number indicates that the bearings are sealed bearings. So I'm of the...
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    Thanks guys. I hoped there would be a definitive...

    Thanks guys. I hoped there would be a definitive answer but I think you are correct. Only way to know for sure is to disassemble it. The plugs look to be OEM. I pulled the plugs and can see evidence...
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    Motor bearing lube question

    One of my machines has a 3 HP GE induction 213 frame motor. There is a threaded hole plugged with a slotted plug that looks like it could accept a zerk fitting at both shafts. In general is this...
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    Paint stick in color of your choice............Bob

    Paint stick in color of your choice............Bob
  22. No slight intended but you sound like an engineer...

    No slight intended but you sound like an engineer looking for a complicated solution to a non problem. An engineer will waste time dicking around with elegant gadgets getting it exactly correct while...
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    Unless you are doing or making the same thing...

    Unless you are doing or making the same thing every day there is no correct or best set up other than the mentioned keep the clean and dirty operations separated and the common sense things like...
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    I can tell you that it is way bottom heavy and...

    I can tell you that it is way bottom heavy and gives a Dodge 2500 PU no problems whatever...........Bob
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    Apples and oranges. Both are from a tree. Both...

    Apples and oranges. Both are from a tree. Both are good at what they are good for. That's about it........Bob
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