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  1. Cincinnati #2 tool and cutter grinder - how to pull the table

    I recently acquired a Cincinnati #2 tool and cutter grinder, along with about all the accessories except for the internal grinding attachment. It is a 1960 model. It has been setting in a corner...
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    A 3/4 die would be standard for 13 gauge (.090),...

    A 3/4 die would be standard for 13 gauge (.090), and it should be able to air bend a 3' length. A 1/2" die would be recommended for 16 gauge and would require 3.6 tons per foot, so no problem...
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    I would drill twice to start. Decide the largest...

    I would drill twice to start. Decide the largest drill you feel you can safely use in your tailstock. Then measure the web thickness at the point. Drill through with a drill slightly smaller than...
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    Pics would help. If its a knee mill, my first...

    Pics would help. If its a knee mill, my first thought is the knee gib is loose.
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    Look up a press brake tonnage chart. Figure you...

    Look up a press brake tonnage chart. Figure you can develop full tonnage on no less than 50% of the bed length unless otherwise stated.
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    The large components of value are condition of...

    The large components of value are condition of the ways, condition of the spindle bearings, overall appearance, your ability to load a truck/trailer, and location. Give us some information on these...
  7. PM member Zahnrad Kopf has made these pinions in...

    PM member Zahnrad Kopf has made these pinions in the past. They are excellent. It is worthwhile to wait for him to make another run and buy one. Then, promise yourself you will never forget to...
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    DeVlieg made a range of "L" shaped adapters to...

    DeVlieg made a range of "L" shaped adapters to hold their cartridges for outside boring. Different holes in the base for rough adjustment. I don't think I've seen ones that would go 8" deep though....
  9. Thread: web straps

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    Twisted eye are better for a choker.

    Twisted eye are better for a choker.
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    You did it and were there, I was not. But I sure...

    You did it and were there, I was not. But I sure hate to see that sling against the feed rod. A piece of 2 x 4 packing to space the sling out would be safer.
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    I think they were called Rainbow. Not made for...

    I think they were called Rainbow. Not made for quite some time. I have a set on a vertical drill press and find them handy.
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    Of course you do! What a silly question to ask.

    Of course you do! What a silly question to ask.
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    Shipper is stupid. I'd not pay for that. The...

    Shipper is stupid. I'd not pay for that. The drill will rock back and forth a little, loosening the end boards on the pallet. Then, since the strapping is a little loose, it will rock a little...
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    See my post from last month. ...

    See my post from last month.

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/tooling-parts-and-accessories-for-sale-or-wanted/fs-aloris-da-toolpost-w-2-da2-holders-397305/?highlight=da+aloris
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    You aren't going to be burning 2" stock with a...

    You aren't going to be burning 2" stock with a plasma. You can easily burn 2" with O/A, so your control needs to be compatible with both. I have a similar situation where I'd love to have a CNC...
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    I agree with what you wrote, except for that...

    I agree with what you wrote, except for that part. A good braze joint is as strong as gray iron.
  17. How many folks here would like to find a guy who...

    How many folks here would like to find a guy who shows up every day, makes good parts, and does (nearly) exactly what he is told? The name is verboten now, but you have a "useful idiot". It is your...
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    Some folks are even making dies by 3d printing.

    Some folks are even making dies by 3d printing.
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    That happened because the previous owner started...

    That happened because the previous owner started cutting without tightening the stroke adjustment nut. There was a forum member that made some very nice replacements, maybe he will chime in and make...
  20. Yes, and lost in the news about the tragic New...

    Yes, and lost in the news about the tragic New York City apartment fire was another fire in New York City. The lost fire started in a restaurant where employees were charging electric bikes. One of...
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    If the space had been open for some time, your...

    If the space had been open for some time, your landlord may not have had much choice on renters. If you don't like your landlord now, wait until a bankruptcy trustee is your landlord.

    I have read...
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    You need the Paki fellow in the video from a post...

    You need the Paki fellow in the video from a post a few weeks ago, gas welding the cast iron engine block. Gas welding with cast iron filler will produce the best weld, if you can find someone who...
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    Unless you are doing some serious work consider...

    Unless you are doing some serious work consider just using air blast.
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    Its a very poor metaphor. There is no way you...

    Its a very poor metaphor. There is no way you can get 1045 that hard, just not enough carbon.

    Ox, how were the ends cut? I'm having a hard time imagining how they quenched a large piece of 1045...
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    You could pickle the scale to remove it.

    You could pickle the scale to remove it.
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