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    The twin carbon arc welding/brazing that was...

    The twin carbon arc welding/brazing that was going on at 5:31 and 6:14 was very interesting. I could not tell whether it was a brazing or welding(like GTAW, except two electrodes). Any comments?
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    Before you try grinding the rust out, I've had...

    Before you try grinding the rust out, I've had very good luck on precision surfaces with a brass bristle brush and WD-40. The combination works surprisingly well for the removal of surface rust. ...
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    Abom79 has several videos about building one.

    Abom79 has several videos about building one.
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    Is the ceiling underneath the lathe open to the...

    Is the ceiling underneath the lathe open to the joists? If so, sheets of plywood glued and screwed to the bottom of the joist will effectively turn the joists from T beams to I beams. Stiffness...
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    Travers Tool is having a caliper sale today. The...

    Travers Tool is having a caliper sale today. The promo code is MADNESS. 6" standard Mitutoyo Absolute Digimatic (500-196-30) is $117.49. Not as good a deal on the 8" at $174.99. IP67 6"...
  6. Regarding the issues with surface finish and...

    Regarding the issues with surface finish and lobed holes,etc., are the spiral adjustable reamers any better for these issues?
  7. I just bought an Ender 3 for under $200. I'm...

    I just bought an Ender 3 for under $200. I'm using Tinkercad for modeling and Cura for slicing (post). It is a great learning tool and can do useful work. Ceartainly not for production, though. ...
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    Interesting prototyping method. I would be...

    Interesting prototyping method. I would be curious to know whether it was designed for actual usage stresses. I noticed they had metal reinforcement where the smashed the champagne. Maybe they just...
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    The Nexcare waterproof bandages work really well...

    The Nexcare waterproof bandages work really well for me. I spend a lot of time at a lake, and when they are properly applied, I can spend hours in the water without the wound getting wet. I don't...
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    Hardinge has some crazy prices. I work at a...

    Hardinge has some crazy prices. I work at a charity used tool store, and we received a Hardinge G1 drive dog as a donation. It was in excellent condition, with a pretty color case hardened finish. ...
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    OT-Japanese Industrial Music

    This isn't for every one's taste, but interesting nonetheless. Videos of Japanese machines incorporating the machine noise with techno-ish electronic music...

    Stamping presses, spring machines,...
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    Joe, I noticed your mention of the Orsat...

    Joe, I noticed your mention of the Orsat apparatus. I worked at a facility that used hundreds of millions of pounds of solvent a year. It was all evaporated and (mostly) recovered. The earliest...
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    Tom, I think I remember seeing that you are in...

    Tom, I think I remember seeing that you are in the Rochester, NY area. There's a used tool store in Fairport Village Landing that takes donations of unwanted tools and sells them to benefit charity....
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    Go to a forum. It will show up next to Home on...

    Go to a forum. It will show up next to Home on the blue and red bar at the top of the screen.
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    I've been using the free version of DraftSight...

    I've been using the free version of DraftSight for a number of years. I've been very happy with it, but they recently announced that they are going to eliminate the free version and start charging a...
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    I worked for a major company that pulled that...

    I worked for a major company that pulled that "extend the payment" garbage several times. It allowed the (redacted) that ran the purchasing department to claim big savings each time. Until critical...
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    Doesn't look like my 10K steady. Mine has the...

    Doesn't look like my 10K steady. Mine has the knob adjustments with round fingers.
  18. Magnesium was also a big factor in the 1955 Le...

    Magnesium was also a big factor in the 1955 Le Mans tragedy. My Dad was one or two bleachers away from the bleachers that were slaughtered.

    When the rest of the car landed on the embankment, the...
  19. The warranty???

    The warranty???
  20. I know next to nothing about edm, but do have a...

    I know next to nothing about edm, but do have a chemistry/chemical engineering background. Could you be depleting the surface of the tool with some sort of electro-chemical process? There are...
  21. My wife used to snore to the point I was wearing...

    My wife used to snore to the point I was wearing earplugs to bed(no apnea though). We had our daughter's wedding coming up so she got serious about Weight Watchers. She lost nearly a third of her...
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    I don't know what budget or space constraints you...

    I don't know what budget or space constraints you have, but there are a couple of curvic coupling halves on ebay for $75 each. The pins could be sloppy and the coupling would then locate the plates...
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    I think this is an easier method, which has...

    I think this is an easier method, which has worked for me. Quoting Lathefan from this site:

    Threading dials are marked in half inch intervals because all even number threads will pick up at half...
  24. My brother has a compact tractor with loaded...

    My brother has a compact tractor with loaded tires. By purchasing an aluminum trailer, he saved enough weight that the combo was within the trailering capacity of his truck. The steel one put him...
  25. @koehlerrk I realize that BATF bought the...

    @koehlerrk

    I realize that BATF bought the guns. It was in my quoted text. My question is how did they know to go to the pizza shop to buy guns? Suppressor parts at a machine shop I can see, but...
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