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    For a man cave decoration, papering the walls...

    For a man cave decoration, papering the walls with the $1,595 would probably be more impressive. Besides, there's probably a guy across town with a man cave decoration that's from a FOUR-BLADE...
  2. Unless you just want to find answers for you own...

    Unless you just want to find answers for you own satisfaction, it seems like you have everything you need. You say it runs smoothly at 60 Hz. It sounds like that's alright then if you're running...
  3. You had a name and address so you should have...

    You had a name and address so you should have been able to get a phone number. Could have given it a call with "You've got five packages free from Amazon. All you have to do is ...."
  4. Sometimes doing the right thing can be an uphill...

    Sometimes doing the right thing can be an uphill battle.

    Some years ago I bought a used Toyota. Shortly thereafter it showed a warning light which flagged the cable to the airbag as defective. ...
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    Turkey spam? Hmm, never tried it.

    Turkey spam? Hmm, never tried it.
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    It's a true delight to watch an experienced...

    It's a true delight to watch an experienced rigging crew maneuver a machine that barely fits in or out. They've got skates with the rotating pads so they can be re-directed. There might be two...
  7. Thread: Chip fan

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    Yeah, but more a fan of some than of others. ...

    Yeah, but more a fan of some than of others. Those long stringy ones? Someone else can love those.
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    If you haven't already, you might try checking...

    If you haven't already, you might try checking with Long Island Indicator. They do repairs and that's one that might come up often.

    Long Island Indicator Service
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    And watch out where the bar tip may touch another...

    And watch out where the bar tip may touch another log or piece of wood. That's where the spinning chain going around the nose can cause the saw to climb upwards. It's called kickback and chains...
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    I'd like to get: Gear Design Simplified, Jones...

    I'd like to get:

    Gear Design Simplified, Jones & Ryffel, Industrial Press, 1961, hardbound, very good, $15
    Gears and Gear-Cutting, F. J. Camm, Chemical Publishing Co., 1941, hardbound, very good,...
  11. There is or was a yahoo group specifically for...

    There is or was a yahoo group specifically for those lathes and though yahoo groups has died, there might be a follow on if you search.

    You should also check out the Home Shop Machinist discussion...
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    So what's the customs rate on Australian air...

    So what's the customs rate on Australian air these days?

    Sorry, no help on recovery except commiseration.
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    Hoo boy! I'm turning in my wordsmithing...

    Hoo boy!

    I'm turning in my wordsmithing license. Stick me with a fork, I'm all done.
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    IIRC Guy Lautard had a story titled "We Lost That...

    IIRC Guy Lautard had a story titled "We Lost That One Sheave Altogether". It was a large magnesium wheel for a wire coating operation, if I remember, and required remachining of the rim...
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    Every nationality probably takes its turn...

    Every nationality probably takes its turn relative to another nearby. As in:

    Hell is where the cooks are English, the mechanics are French, the police are German and the lovers are American.
    ...
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    Ah, well, there you are then. Must have been a...

    Ah, well, there you are then. Must have been a miscount on the teeth.
  17. I suppose that means you could make a dimple in...

    I suppose that means you could make a dimple in the end of a rod with the appropriate size ball end mill and use that in a hand drill with lapping compound.

    The spherical ends mean that the error...
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    I would guess about .002", .004", and .006" per...

    I would guess about .002", .004", and .006" per revolution. The star wheel looks like about 24 teeth and the screw 20 TPI. A little math.
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    I just want to note and credit how much better...

    I just want to note and credit how much better this thread ran than the one asking for advice on a part with that embedded rack feature couple days ago.

    The OP listened, thought about it, came...
  20. Thread: Tool post

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    Maybe Tony will leave it to you in his will if...

    Maybe Tony will leave it to you in his will if you ask nicely.
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    Indicator arrived safely and well packed. Thanks...

    Indicator arrived safely and well packed. Thanks again.
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    Pure speculation here. Graham Meek had a...

    Pure speculation here.

    Graham Meek had a design for a boring and facing head that had features that sound similar. It's possible he's been inside one and spun out his design from there. The...
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    Sigh, the trouble with popular topics is that you...

    Sigh, the trouble with popular topics is that you get several threads with sometimes overlapping information and not everything in one place.

    Michael, that's an interesting idea on the small...
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    Whaddya mean? They were Bohemie chain saws in...

    Whaddya mean? They were Bohemie chain saws in Iowa.

    You don't want to see the Bohemie dog carrier.
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    Pondering, Yeah, I know free advice is worth...

    Pondering,

    Yeah, I know free advice is worth what you pay for it, but for two cents worth ...

    Think first about how you'd do a drawing on paper - a vertical or horizontal line, another line...
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