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  1. I have a choice of tv or music in my shop. May...

    I have a choice of tv or music in my shop. May not be the solution for everyone but it does give something to my mind away for a bit.

    Incidentally I use standard antenna programming which not only...
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    I've used a center in the tailstock to eyeball...

    I've used a center in the tailstock to eyeball to a centered hole in stock to get close relatively speaking if it's not critical.
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    Possibly bearings going south?

    Possibly bearings going south?
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    At a glance it looks like solid well made lathe....

    At a glance it looks like solid well made lathe. Condition, price and tooling can make or break it. It appears to be under power which is a plus. You could do a lot worse if the price is right.
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    If it sits there for any length of time you can...

    If it sits there for any length of time you can add more rust to the litany of issues.
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    Sticky: New post, or reply to your original stating a...

    New post, or reply to your original stating a price drop should do the trick.
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    I wondered who would pick up on the LH thread...

    I wondered who would pick up on the LH thread pictured..... good eye ox.
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    I know it's distasteful but maybe see about...

    I know it's distasteful but maybe see about contacting current owner about buying the whole lathe before he throws out anything. At this point he's only asking 400.00 which wouldn't be to bad. Just...
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    If by chance the deal falls through I would be...

    If by chance the deal falls through I would be interested.
    Thanks, Hodge
  10. Thread: Wrist Camera

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    Or Ford's........

    Or Ford's........
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    You really don't want to know......I think I saw...

    You really don't want to know......I think I saw 350.00
  12. Thread: 3D printed boat

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    Phil Swift has got ya covered.. Watch "FLEX...

    Phil Swift has got ya covered..
    Watch "FLEX TAPE® Clear Commercial" on YouTube
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  13. Agreed Digger, when I worked production years ago...

    Agreed Digger, when I worked production years ago i always found this type of crap to be highly offensive. The fact that good sums of money would be spent in this manner rather than equipment...
  14. I just want to thank the OP for I introducing the...

    I just want to thank the OP for I introducing the funny/ humorous thread of the day...... even if he wasn't aware....
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    I'm no spring chicken, but, had you put in a...

    I'm no spring chicken, but, had you put in a familiar address(home) and used the phone's maps would that have taken you out with minimal fuss?
  16. Thread: Coworker issues

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    Truth be told I could probably write a book about...

    Truth be told I could probably write a book about living with it....... if I could just stay focused long enough to finish it. I've never taken ritalin, being north of fifty I've just learned to live...
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    I guess there's no pat answer. For me it required...

    I guess there's no pat answer. For me it required a lot of insight and self awareness. Parents who cared and held me to a high standard certainly made a big difference. It doesn't go away but I've...
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    Agreed, still doesn't make it ok to not make...

    Agreed, still doesn't make it ok to not make effort to improve. As someone blessed with said affliction I understand. There are ways to improve oneself and work around ADHD, but it surely doesn't...
  19. Maybe mention what that set would have sold for...

    Maybe mention what that set would have sold for new as a frame of reference. I realize it was a demo kit. The guys are being a little hard nosed but it's considered good etiquette to put a price...
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    Take plenty of com-alongs, chains, ratcheting...

    Take plenty of com-alongs, chains, ratcheting straps. Extra help if you can talk them into it(preferably knowledgeable). Even on wheels, rollers, etc. it's hard to move or budge. Flip side once it...
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    I've got that same lathe in a slightly longer...

    I've got that same lathe in a slightly longer version.(1946 model) Barring any major problems you will really enjoy using the pacemaker.
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    86turbo, you mentioned concern about your trailer...

    86turbo, you mentioned concern about your trailer being on the light side and driving a hundred miles to pickup. Have you addressed or checked into this possible issue? Please expound, nothing worse...
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    I dunno fellows, I get the feeling he's trolling....

    I dunno fellows, I get the feeling he's trolling. Even the name, birddseedd, to catch as many pigeons as possible. Which he's done a wonderful job of by the way. If not trolling he's got the...
  24. Depending on needs, a static converter may do the...

    Depending on needs, a static converter may do the trick. Low tech, low buck and easy to install.
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    Pretty sure I would take the time to choose a...

    Pretty sure I would take the time to choose a prospective employee.
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