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  1. Wow, Ok I'm coming late to the party. But I want...

    Wow, Ok I'm coming late to the party. But I want to respond to Bill's OP. My opinion is that there is a portion of the political spectrum who have an interest in seeing these atrocities continue...
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    I would avoid use of pictures for a couple of...

    I would avoid use of pictures for a couple of reasons. First the notion of photographing proprietary processes without express permission of the organization would send up red flags for me. Second...
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    I use StaySilv flux. This is how I do it. ...

    I use StaySilv flux. This is how I do it.

    Bead blast the area to be filled in or grind/file/mill so the metal in the void is clean and not burned. Then apply flux to the void generously. Only...
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    I recently downloaded LibreCad free version. It...

    I recently downloaded LibreCad free version. It seems very AutoCad 13-14 like. I didn't have too much trouble doing simple drawings with it. But I've too little experience with it to give a qualified...
  5. I've ordered some exotic stuff from HD in the...

    I've ordered some exotic stuff from HD in the past. Last couple of items included vinyl fence rails and 1" Sch 40 Aluminum pipe. Both Items were reasonably priced when you consider the free ship to...
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    When you say you reported the problem, was it a...

    When you say you reported the problem, was it a formal report in writing? If not, I would write it up and submit it with an addendum regarding the owner's decision to take no action. Good luck with...
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    It would be nice to have a full pic of the...

    It would be nice to have a full pic of the machine. Your second link doesn't work and the other links are just partial views.

    Best Regards,
    Bob
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    Hmm...Looks suspiciously like spam... Alas,...

    Hmm...Looks suspiciously like spam...

    Alas, this is a Machining / Manufacturing Forum. So you may not get the best advice here.

    Best Regards,
    Bob
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    Looks like a transverse rod connector of some...

    Looks like a transverse rod connector of some kind. Not sure of source though.


    Best Regards,
    Bob
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    Looks to me like a radius fixture. Either for...

    Looks to me like a radius fixture. Either for applying radii to workpieces or to dress grinding wheel with radii. Don't recognize the make though.

    Best Regards,
    Bob
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    I guess it depends on usage. In diamond tool...

    I guess it depends on usage. In diamond tool where mill files are used around diamond, a clean file is necessary to prevent expensive scrap. I still use my file card even though I'm not filing around...
  12. Sometime back in 1984-1985 (I think), I landed a...

    Sometime back in 1984-1985 (I think), I landed a job as an apprentice Diamond Tool Maker. It was through a CETA program. First parts I made would have been J&L wheel dressers. Looked sort of like...
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    Hi Moots, Just my 2¢: I would use a precision...

    Hi Moots,

    Just my 2¢: I would use a precision level good for .0005" per foot or equivalent metric to level a lathe. Don't be too concerned about brand. With levels you can self calibrate and...
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    Damn Digger, That's brutal sending him there, but...

    Damn Digger, That's brutal sending him there, but funny.

    Best Regards,
    Bob
  15. You mean you wouldn't use your centerless grinder...

    You mean you wouldn't use your centerless grinder for that job??? I mean the small one not the big one. :)

    Best Regards,
    Bob
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    Ok, I think I've got it. Thanks guys. It looks...

    Ok, I think I've got it. Thanks guys. It looks like either way you are going to lose geometry. Perhaps chrome plating then regrinding the center would be the ticket. Cool stuff.

    Best Regards,
    Bob
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    Pardon my ignorance. But why would you need to...

    Pardon my ignorance. But why would you need to reshape the most difficult concave portion of that cutter? I would attack the outer flanks that would be much easier to regrind. Then refactor the size...
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    I believe you can transfer your domains to a new...

    I believe you can transfer your domains to a new registrar. I used DomainsPricedRight for my clients who I did websites for in the past. They were the best bang for the buck at the time and I never...
  19. Am I missing something? How is this being rude?...

    Am I missing something? How is this being rude? It's a direct and qualified answer.

    Best Regards,
    Bob
  20. Whoa, Ok Bill. I did not know this was going into...

    Whoa, Ok Bill. I did not know this was going into air-craft assemblies. :) I have used this technique for soldering connectors for many years in sound-reinforcement and MIDI systems. These systems...
  21. I would use thin rosin core solder and rosin...

    I would use thin rosin core solder and rosin flux. Tin the wires first with the rosin core. Flux the cups with rosin flux. Then solder with a thin tip iron. Use a head-loupe (Opti-Visor). Clean off...
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    Hey Guys, I didn't mean I was against i or j....

    Hey Guys,

    I didn't mean I was against i or j. I do use it now and then. It just struck me as lame that they explain it that way. I think of it more like extra-dimensional or anti-matter...
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    I was all about mathematics until they told me...

    I was all about mathematics until they told me that we must use imaginary numbers to explain √-1 :confused:

    Have always been a fan of Physics. Not so much astronomy, except for entertainment.

    ...
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    Yes. It's obviously too long though. You need to...

    Yes. It's obviously too long though. You need to shorten it.



    I'd be wondering why it's there. Maybe there was a problem with the spindle that needed replacement. Check to see if it is damaged...
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    Hello Motorcitydak, Let me first cover the...

    Hello Motorcitydak,

    Let me first cover the lubrication:

    You can pick up a free manual for Sheldon M on the Sheldon Lathe site or Vintage Machinery site. It wont be the exact manual but will...
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