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    For some kinds of work the ends take the most...

    For some kinds of work the ends take the most punishment. A look at the wear land with a loop might confirm this.

    With finding this is the case one might cut the number of cycles (parts cut) a...
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    Direction? turn left at the light, go three miles...

    Direction? turn left at the light, go three miles that way, and stop when you see a cop to ask him where it is.

    You can't seem to follow much of the rules eh ?....about having a proper title
    ...
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    Owners? My buddy Donny broke into grinding at a...

    Owners?
    My buddy Donny broke into grinding at a substantial grinding shop that made well-known special cutting tools. The owner ran the whole shop with no coolant allowed on his grinders, mostly...
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    As small as they make cutters..3/8 and 1/4"...

    As small as they make cutters..3/8 and 1/4" common with the speeds and feeds right for the size.

    Yes, flute depth. losing flute rake angle needs to be considered.

    Having a dozen, all the same,...
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    Agree 100% with that, wheel going through a...

    Agree 100% with that, wheel going through a through hole. Perhaps a 4 jaw set on the magnet, or some kind of collet holder or a V block

    I have not used a mag chuck in this way..but my buddy Rick...
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    And also prove that it is not a good idea, where...

    And also prove that it is not a good idea, where you might have the I don't want to attitude.

    I have and do work with owners who have that attitude, and workers just abide with a dumb way of doing...
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    You could give him a copy of "How To run A...

    You could give him a copy of "How To run A lathe"

    1919 How to Run a Lathe - South Bend Lathe Works - 1919 - reprint | eBay


    *But he may have a good idea so do consider what he wants to do.
  8. Back when my buddy was alive we would do that...

    Back when my buddy was alive we would do that just as an excuse for a road trip.
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    looks like an inverted V block holder. Perhaps...

    looks like an inverted V block holder. Perhaps for a dresser/diamond bar holder of sorts. (?)

    What does the lever do? raise the jack?

    The preset height could be the height of the wheel center...
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    Young people want to buck the rule and prove...

    Young people want to buck the rule and prove their something, often a high cost.
    We have that at the deer blind company, most every new guy makes the same mistakes because doing something seems...
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    Wade 8A SOLD darn...I will kick myself for...

    Wade 8A
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    darn...I will kick myself for missing this one.
    Did a PM guy buy it?
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    This was a beautiful machine, equal to Rivett's...

    This was a beautiful machine, equal to Rivett's 8-inch Precision and 608 models for attention to detail and quality of fit and finish and an advance in terms of rigidity and capacity for rapid metal...
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    Taking a small part like a tool bit to the...

    Taking a small part like a tool bit to the comparator to check angle is Ok but a larger part perhaps on the mill can't be easily taken off, checked and then placed back on the mill with not taking a...
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    QI:Could you elaborate on the last two pieces for...

    QI:Could you elaborate on the last two pieces for me (checking squareness and screw threads)?

    Checking a part for it being square can be done with a surface gauge and an indicator. Even a...
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    Handy for setups is a set of angle parallels...

    Handy for setups is a set of angle parallels including a 1,2,3,4.5* along with the 5, 10, 15, and such.

    Students might make them. A surface grinder parting wheel can cut then from perhaps 1/4"...
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    Nice lathe: Wade 8A Toolmaker's Lathe...

    Nice lathe:
    Wade 8A Toolmaker's Lathe
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    Usually, you set a sine bar to the angle and the...

    Usually, you set a sine bar to the angle and the error is to your setup or the ability on your machine.
    JoBlocks are near exact, and if you don't have joBlocks then you grind your own gauge block to...
  18. Thanks, Mike, now we/I know what we are talking...

    Thanks, Mike, now we/I know what we are talking about.
    The RO would be a good choice for such work...better than a Surface grinder.
    Small footprint, easy to move about. motorized work head, swing...
  19. I still don't know what micro tools you are using...

    I still don't know what micro tools you are using or what alteration you need to make

    but here is The RO grinder.
    150599 SENECA FALLS (ROYAL OAK) FORM RELIEVING GRINDER - YouTube
  20. LBS...Length Below Shoulder does not tell much ...

    LBS...Length Below Shoulder does not tell much

    Is it the likes of an end mill that needs a reduced diameter somewhere along the shank or to the flute diameter?

    Is the reduced diameter for...
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    Having the mag set up being a mag in the machines...

    Having the mag set up being a mag in the machines taper I described in post 3, one might also want to have a center point, perhaps a good live center, a good 4 jaw chuck the fits the machine taper...
  22. I used to run a number of jobs with a mounted...

    I used to run a number of jobs with a mounted magnifying glass.
    Amazon.com : high power magnifying glass
  23. Very handy machine with its own comparator....

    Very handy machine with its own comparator. usually 4 to 10K for a decent one.
    Seneca Falls 25 RO TOOL & CUTTER GRINDER, ROYAL OAK, OPTICAL COMP., MTRZ'D REL. | eBay
    $1000 to $2500 with not...
  24. and If the bearings seem Ok you might blue up all...

    and If the bearings seem Ok you might blue up all the non-touching parts about the travel and then look to see if anything that should not be touch is touching.
    Check to see all your rails are...
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    I had a friend who used a mag chuck like a mag...

    I had a friend who used a mag chuck like a mag faceplate. He would mag hold flat-faced parts for OD and ID and mount a flat rear-faced center for a between centers job. He would bring me parts so I...
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