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    Have you considered a Flow Drill? On thin...

    Have you considered a Flow Drill? On thin materials the displaced material goes inside the material and allows several more threads. Used with a form drill there are no chips to worry about.
    Flow...
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    Legitimate or criminal business do not give money...

    Legitimate or criminal business do not give money away. They make investments which they expect a return. Maybe good PR as petem says. Please explain to me what a crack head with no skills has to...
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    One thing not mentioned is the margins his pop...

    One thing not mentioned is the margins his pop was making.
    Dad had no debt except taxes. I'll bet his prices reflected that. Dad will expect rent and sooner or later pay off on equiptment maybe no...
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    I think some aircraft rivets might be 75 deg. Not...

    I think some aircraft rivets might be 75 deg. Not sure but I think I have run into rivets that were.
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    I like cc's. Years ago I decided I only needed...

    I like cc's. Years ago I decided I only needed one. So I get 2% back and pay off every mo.Ccs also give you some protection against a bad deal. Cash doesn't, neither does a debit card. No way would I...
  6. Thread: Recession?

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    Tim Tebow is a local boy.I have never heard of...

    Tim Tebow is a local boy.I have never heard of him kneeling during the anthem. Around here that would be big news if he did.
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    Shelby Steel has become one of my favorite...

    Shelby Steel has become one of my favorite authors, He gives me hope that one day if enough more like him come up from the ranks this will definitely be a better society
    So I wanted to see his...
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    Some more pic,301831301832301833301834

    Some more pic,301831301832301833301834
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    This is a HF I bought for $230 or so on sale(the...

    This is a HF I bought for $230 or so on sale(the orange one). The beige one is a lyon,I like the layout but it is to flimsy. I added a pair of wheels in the center. I have seen Protos just like that...
  10. The fact that the bristles are flat instead of...

    The fact that the bristles are flat instead of round wire makes me think it is not for cleaning. It is a lot more expensive to deliberately not use wire and use some one of a kind bristle.
    The kind...
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    Any hone, Sunnen included (I have a M1660 ? )...

    Any hone, Sunnen included (I have a M1660 ? ) will follow what ever centerline is in the hole. However if the hole is out of round it will average out the differences and establish a new centerline....
  12. Buy a roll of round rubber from McMaster or some...

    Buy a roll of round rubber from McMaster or some o'ring cord. Cut to length with enough sticking up to pull out.
    I have used cap plugs but they are a pain to pull out if you have a lot to do. You...
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    When we were building the plant I'm in now it was...

    When we were building the plant I'm in now it was 60-70hr weeks for over a year.I was run down all the time and didn't know but it was the start of my heart problems.
    That was ten years ago but...
  14. Bob, at least you could get a good nights sleep...

    Bob, at least you could get a good nights sleep without that hanging over your head. That's worth more than money.

    When I opened my first business and was approached by people wanting me to pay...
  15. Our industry is specialized in that there are...

    Our industry is specialized in that there are only a few mfg's of the large format printing presses and cutters and finishing machines.Printers are $5-6mil,cutters 3-4 mil and finishing and sheeting...
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    I bought a cheap 10" Chinese 6 jaw about 10...

    I bought a cheap 10" Chinese 6 jaw about 10 years ago. About $700. Not really expecting much and I intended to only use it when needed and change out with the 4j & 3j.

    I was surprised that it...
  17. That was what I tried to convey,turning the 1"...

    That was what I tried to convey,turning the 1" arbor after welding to 3/4" will take care of any concentricity or RO errors.
    You might as well make an accurate cup mandrel out of scrap a 1/4" deep...
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    Apparently your worm is in the released position...

    Apparently your worm is in the released position or it wouldn't have came out so easy.For future reference unscrew the worm first before removing the wheel or you can damage both pieces.Rotary tables...
  19. If it were me I would tig a 1" shaft whatever...

    If it were me I would tig a 1" shaft whatever length you need in the cutter flush one side.Then turn the other 3/4". A cup mandrel to hold the cutter is easy to make.

    I have used carbide tipped...
  20. I saw a video clip this morning about "ballot...

    I saw a video clip this morning about "ballot harvesting" from an old folks home.Don't know the validity yet but it seems like a good scam, if you are into that.

    PeteM I am curious what you think...
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    When I was in the parts business I used to make...

    When I was in the parts business I used to make up jumpers out of welding cable and hd clamps.Whittaker was one of the mfgs.
    Seems like after I made a few sets word got around and ended up selling a...
  22. This may be of some interest to you.It's a job I...

    This may be of some interest to you.It's a job I did a while back and will have to repeat in the next few days. Cutting gears using a rotary table
  23. From what I understand Inclisran actually breaks...

    From what I understand Inclisran actually breaks down PSK9 in stead of just inhibiting it.
  24. bosleyjr, I responded really well from statins...

    bosleyjr, I responded really well from statins but hit the wall at 160 total.My GP just sent in a prescription in for Praluent and I went online and got a discount coupon from Singlecare.So Monday...
  25. OT. Anybody using PRALUENT cholesterol lowering drug?

    I have been on Repatha for the last 3 years.In July Aetna advised that they will no longer cover it.I was able to get a 90 day supply in time.But after my last two shots I'm going to have to change...
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