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    Just a quick update, it SEEMS to be the volume...

    Just a quick update, it SEEMS to be the volume has been turned down quite a bit. Now this may change in a hour or tomorrow, but it is really not too bad RIGHT NOW. We'll see. My new earplugs work...
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    Thanks for all the interesting comments. I am...

    Thanks for all the interesting comments. I am finding that earplugs/headphones maybe the best short term solution. Like I have said, the gym sounds, weights hitting the floor, etc are not really a...
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    In one of the messages that I sent to the...

    In one of the messages that I sent to the landlord, the banging of the weights was not really a problem, just the booming incessant bass. Rap methinks.
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    As the plot thickens, I talked to the tenant on...

    As the plot thickens, I talked to the tenant on THE OTHER SIDE of the gym. The CEO of pretty swanky ad agency. He was rather pissed about the situation, as the noise interfered with their operation....
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    Could be, but I think they lost their lease at...

    Could be, but I think they lost their lease at another location and moved here. Back in the day, this area was light industrial, like people had little shops and made stuff, and manufacturer's reps...
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    Funny you say that, it was going to be a axe...

    Funny you say that, it was going to be a axe throwing place and then Covid hit, and that was the end of that. I have not had good luck with extra walls for soundproofing here. When I first moved in,...
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    That is the way I was explaining to a friend what...

    That is the way I was explaining to a friend what it sounded like. Being at a stoplight and the jerk pulls up next to you with the windows up and all you hear is a boom boom boom. But you can drive...
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    Earplugs are on the way. Noise canceling...

    Earplugs are on the way. Noise canceling earphones may be in my future, if they do a good job on low freq. booming bass.
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    Well now, having neighbors is fine and there have...

    Well now, having neighbors is fine and there have been some really fine ones, and I have gotten along with just fine. Remember the lease specifically states, "no loud music, etc which would bother...
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    Bad new neighbor..options?

    I have alittle(just me) shop in a commercial/light industrial strip center. Been there for 11 yrs, no issues from me, no complaints, always paid the rent, very low profile. There is a larger space...
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    Ouch! Hate to say it, but really glad all of...

    Ouch! Hate to say it, but really glad all of that is behind me and EE still runs great.
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    In another life, I worked in the media production...

    In another life, I worked in the media production studio at Texas Instruments. We did these in-house tutorials on products and design like what you see in the examples and they could get , shall I...
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    I can only speculate, but almost all the the...

    I can only speculate, but almost all the the wires on mine (1954) were cloth covered and falling apart, and that included wires coming out of some of the transformers. I was able to slide shrink wrap...
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    I was very fortunate to obtain an almost new worm...

    I was very fortunate to obtain an almost new worm and pinion off of a round dial (40's vintage) and if fit my 59' square dial perfectly. The key on my original worm had worn to the thickness of a...
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    Hwacheon. I upgraded from an ENCO

    Hwacheon. I upgraded from an ENCO
  16. I'm sure this has been mentioned many times, but...

    I'm sure this has been mentioned many times, but if you want to salivate over Moore's scraping, pick up a copy of "Foundations of Mechanical Accuracy" by Wayne Moore. Used prices seem to be all over...
  17. "Now there is no factory wiring left on the...

    "Now there is no factory wiring left on the lathe"

    I think you will find that this will provide dividends for the years to come. Even if everything thing is working with the original wire, as...
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    You're correct , I deleted my post or tried to.

    You're correct , I deleted my post or tried to.
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    It was mercury, my memory was faulty, as usual....

    It was mercury, my memory was faulty, as usual. Maybe making too many motorcycle cable fittings.....
  20. Chinese copy.:D

    Chinese copy.:D
  21. Thought I would throw in multi-faceted point...

    Thought I would throw in multi-faceted point drills just for fun. A favorite of the Swiss and Germans.
  22. On the EE, you can use the way wiper screw holes...

    On the EE, you can use the way wiper screw holes on each end of the saddle to mount your fixtures..
  23. One product that I found recently that works well...

    One product that I found recently that works well for these rough castings is "Slick-Sand by Evercoat. Shoot a base of epoxy primer (DP-40 or similar) over the clean bare metal. Work the...
  24. I always used some fast drying spray can lacquer...

    I always used some fast drying spray can lacquer , (usually black) for a sanding guide coat. Really good for those large flat areas.
  25. 332171332170I suggest you get a test bar as you...

    332171332170I suggest you get a test bar as you have removed the ways and headstock. Just because you haven't altered anything does not necessarily mean they will go back in perfect alignment. It...
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