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  1. If the tool has square corners that's a problem....

    If the tool has square corners that's a problem. Bigger radius the longer it lasts in steel.

    My biggest issue when using 1/8" and smaller endmills is runout. I have bigger machines, rarely run...
  2. Huh. Interesting. I wonder if the steel mills...

    Huh. Interesting. I wonder if the steel mills that roll steel cold know this?
  3. I think the primary success driver in the diesel...

    I think the primary success driver in the diesel engine industry is whether or not the engine is designed in partnership with Bosch. The Germans seem to know how to make a fuel system that works.
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    I've never pulled a big cylinder apart in a...

    I've never pulled a big cylinder apart in a gravel driveway when I had a nice big shop to work in a few steps away.
  5. Lathes suck the pixies pretty good. If this is...

    Lathes suck the pixies pretty good. If this is all new to you look real hard at your transformer size, service wire size and any other restriction you might have. Plan for 100 amps steady for a few...
  6. Thread: Hmc tilt table

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    It looks like a really bad design for holding...

    It looks like a really bad design for holding .002". I can't fathom .0002" with that.

    You have things bending from spring pressure, stiction of smooth surfaces, deflection of all the materials and...
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    I mounted a pair of HF pipe threaders to drive...

    I mounted a pair of HF pipe threaders to drive two pairs of 10K semi trailer landing gears.

    I've lifted, loaded and unloaded a few hundred thousand pounds of mills and lathes with that setup. Many...
  8. I am not a shear expert, I get the basics of how...

    I am not a shear expert, I get the basics of how the blades work though.

    I do know a bit about tool design though and your clearance has to be appropriate for the material otherwise you break...
  9. Thread: Hmc tilt table

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    Machining is going to be pretty light? Setup...

    Machining is going to be pretty light? Setup looks kinda cheesy to me.

    If you set it once and forget it I would lean towards gauge pins in a vee and throughbolts, no hinge, no screws and no...
  10. Thread: New Studer S20

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    That's pretty cool. I hope someday I can be...

    That's pretty cool.

    I hope someday I can be insanely well to do and splurge on stuff like that.
  11. Going into the sheetmetal biz for profit I would...

    Going into the sheetmetal biz for profit I would say your beyond stupid if you don't have a nice 10 ft 10 gauge shear.

    For yourself, as a hobby, plasma table would be the appropriate investment...
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    I have some kind of old Russian rifle stock and...

    I have some kind of old Russian rifle stock and barrel that my kids play with as a toy. It looks like it was turned with dull HSS at a feedrate double the nose radius.

    Want pictures/measurements?...
  13. You dropped your price a week late for me. I just...

    You dropped your price a week late for me. I just bought a nearly identical machine.

    Somebody's going to get a deal. That's a money maker!
  14. I think an 8V-71T will fit under a Superduty hood...

    I think an 8V-71T will fit under a Superduty hood well. Wee bit of front spring upgrade may be required.

    Problem with 2 strokes is they are no longer mainstream power plants. Parts, especially...
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    The faux 4th fixture is slick!

    The faux 4th fixture is slick!
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    Fair enough, but I fail to see how suggesting I...

    Fair enough, but I fail to see how suggesting I need to bore the ends of tubes solves anything. I don't have nor want a machine that can swallow a big tube to bore the ends so it would be in a...
  17. I can get $2.25/lb for my rems???!!! This is...

    I can get $2.25/lb for my rems???!!!

    This is fantastic news!!!!
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    No, that's not how it works at all. I don't know...

    No, that's not how it works at all. I don't know how to explain this any better.

    The fucking joints are held in yokes on center, driveline is mounted and made to run true by the OD of the tube...
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    How long ago was this? Sure doesn't sound like...

    How long ago was this? Sure doesn't sound like you've been around drivelines in the last 30 years.
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    You always have the coolest stuff to daydream...

    You always have the coolest stuff to daydream about.
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    You want the tube centered about the axis of...

    You want the tube centered about the axis of rotation right? on the road, at freeway speeds you will feel the difference between under 5 thou runout and 10 thou+ if it's not balanced. This is...
  22. So you'd like us to think you're brilliant, but...

    So you'd like us to think you're brilliant, but overwhelming evidence says your just lucky?

    Your plan is a total fail.

    Good friend of mine made a pretty good living with products he sold to a...
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    My potatoes were made in Idaho.

    My potatoes were made in Idaho.
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    This one broke at the shaft the carrier bearing...

    This one broke at the shaft the carrier bearing is mounted on. It had been done by a driveline shop and they turned down the shaft to be a light press in the tube when they did it. You can see how...
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    Anyone notice how your rem pile seems to grow way...

    Anyone notice how your rem pile seems to grow way faster than you think it should?

    There was a point for me when I recognized the insanity of scouring auctions and craigslist for heavy finger...
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