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    You should get on the bidders list, you could...

    You should get on the bidders list, you could keep your Tormach and Craftsmen lathe busy if you play your cards right.
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    A friend from Portsmouth (England) who's lived...

    A friend from Portsmouth (England) who's lived here since 1984 (I've been here since 1986) was recently back in the UK for a couple of weeks.

    During the stay he thought he was having a heart...
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    My local Blanchard grinder really hates cold...

    My local Blanchard grinder really hates cold rolled bar to the extent he'll send it out for stress relieving before grinding. If it goes out with other plates then he'll do it for free.

    He much...
  4. A one way clutch, something like you would find...

    A one way clutch, something like you would find in an automatic transmission would work so you weren't constantly driving the pony motor.

    Cheap, readily availible, and reliable.
  5. is a 75hp idler motor more appropriate for a 50hp...

    is a 75hp idler motor more appropriate for a 50hp load?
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    The way you (and another idiot) seem to stalk GBC...

    The way you (and another idiot) seem to stalk GBC seems bizarre, if I had you on ignore I might miss the reason why.
  7. Bring the table all the way to the back, so the...

    Bring the table all the way to the back, so the ball nut is very close to the bearing block. That's probably the best way of aligning the thrust bearing.



    Do you have an air/oil lubricated...
  8. That's worth knowing, next time I send money to...

    That's worth knowing, next time I send money to somebody i don't know via paypal, I'll probably have to respectfully decline to send it "friends and family" and explain why.
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    I'm sure you already know this, all the the Fadal...

    I'm sure you already know this, all the the Fadal manuals are availible for download (free) at Fadalcnc.com
  10. Are you sure their oversize? It might collapse...

    Are you sure their oversize? It might collapse down to a true 5/8 when it's pulled in with the collet closer.

    If they are sprung open to allow the shaft to come out with marking the part then...
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    I wonder how many people have you on ignore now?

    I wonder how many people have you on ignore now?
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    Oh the irony, Barbter gets banned by Admin5...

    Oh the irony, Barbter gets banned by Admin5 (Milacron) and everybody has to jump all over GBC assuming he's the culprit.
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    On the other hand we're now going to see...

    On the other hand we're now going to see metrology threads derailed by those who might never have posted before in the metrology section, have no interest in metrology, or who couldn't measure a part...
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    Might have been pushing his luck maybe.

    Might have been pushing his luck maybe.
  15. Siemens maybe?

    Siemens maybe?
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    I make inspection tooling for the company this...

    I make inspection tooling for the company this survey came from. I don't make flight hardware for them as it would have taken too much work, time and expense to bring the shop into compliance,...
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    These are some pages from a survey from a Tier1...

    These are some pages from a survey from a Tier1 supplier to JPL/NASA.

    You may have to fill one out depending on the parts your going to make, and who your making them for.
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  18. The Lyndex collets I have from McMaster have an...

    The Lyndex collets I have from McMaster have an India sticker on the side, so presuemably Indian origin.

    I'll put one in the lathe and check the runout. It's an HLV so I know the spindle is good.
  19. I would trust the chinese to make good accurate...

    I would trust the chinese to make good accurate parts before anybody from India.

    I would send them back personally.

    Having said that I have Lyndex collets I got from McMaster, for the most part...
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    If you put them where the birds couldn't get to...

    If you put them where the birds couldn't get to them, they would be useless.
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    I know a large volume ebay sellor who never ever...

    I know a large volume ebay sellor who never ever uses UPS. The reason being it's next to impossible to get a claim for shipping damage paid out. He uses USPS exclusively.

    My understanding is about...
  22. Not sure what type of air driven venturis your...

    Not sure what type of air driven venturis your referring too, but PIAB and SMC vacuum generators don't make a lot of noise, at least not enough to warrant ear protection, at least not in my...
  23. It's not really what you think, it's what the...

    It's not really what you think, it's what the sellor thinks.

    Although in principle I agree.
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    Everybody seems to forget a lot of the rot that...

    Everybody seems to forget a lot of the rot that California suffers from was started by Reagan.

    Also lets not forget some of the other republicans who have done California no favors over the years....
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    i wouldn't read too much into this. Maybe he has...

    i wouldn't read too much into this. Maybe he has some insight I don't or the other CA residents don't. This place may not be perfect, but it's better than most places I have been in the states.
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