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    50 Plus years working with high power electronics...

    50 Plus years working with high power electronics and mechanical devices. No watch. No rings. 10 fingers. No regrets.

    At first my wife complained that I was not wearing my wedding ring. No...
  2. Beat me to it. No SS. So, these will...

    Beat me to it.

    No SS. So, these will eventually have a hydrated ferric oxide finish?
  3. Thread: Unimat PC Belts

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    The Unimat is not a machine that is within the...

    The Unimat is not a machine that is within the scope of this forum's guidelines. Another, good board for you would be here:

    General

    The belts are actually standard O-rings with a 1/4"/6mm cross...
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    You will get no arguments from me on that one. In...

    You will get no arguments from me on that one. In fact, the range of thread sizes that can be made with a single insert (single tip radius) is rather limited. Ideally a 6-40 thread would have a...
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    Re: The Jet mill and the forum's guidelines. ...

    Re: The Jet mill and the forum's guidelines.

    In case you have not visited our founder's business web site, one of the machines that he presently lists there is a Jet saw:

    Procyon Machine
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    The manufacturer will probably tell you it is...

    The manufacturer will probably tell you it is stronger than 60° or some other such claim.

    I suspect the real reason is so that you can not use them for threading. So you have to BUY threading...
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    I am thinking of those fence gates that roll or...

    I am thinking of those fence gates that roll or slide to the side. Some are completely supported by rollers on the gates and a track on the poles and others have rubber wheels under the gate to...
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    That's not completely true. There are Excel...

    That's not completely true. There are Excel templates that do that to one extent or another. Most of them use macros to provide the functionality. But I have found that separate, Project Planning...
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    There are programs for scheduling the flow of a...

    There are programs for scheduling the flow of a project. One of the terms to search for is Gantt Chart. A Gantt Chart is a flow diagram of a project which shows dependencies so a task that depends on...
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    Polishing brass? Well, there's always good old...

    Polishing brass? Well, there's always good old Brasso.
  11. See! Reamers.

    See! Reamers.
  12. The OP was talking about enlarging it with a...

    The OP was talking about enlarging it with a succession of steps with drill bits. I don't know about you, but I would rather do it with reamers which won't give me the grabbing problems that drill...
  13. Best drill for a new hole: Probably your Silver...

    Best drill for a new hole: Probably your Silver and Deming bits. A long time ago I tried drilling large holes in steps. It did not work well because the bits tended to grab because of the small...
  14. This has worked for me on smaller shafts. Get a...

    This has worked for me on smaller shafts. Get a few aerosol cans of freeze spray. Put the assembly in the press and heat it as much as you dare. Start to apply pressure and hit the shaft above and...
  15. The "best" platform? How do you define "best"?...

    The "best" platform? How do you define "best"? That is the most important question here. Another important question here is what is a good estimate of the number of sales you will realistically have?...
  16. OK, you are asking a bunch of machinists an...

    OK, you are asking a bunch of machinists an ENGINEERING question. And your question does not include enough information for a definite answer to be formulated.

    A lock nut functions by placing the...
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    You must understand, ALL internet searches are...

    You must understand, ALL internet searches are SALES TOOLS. Every single one of them is paid for by the ADVERTISERS who pay for the privilege of being on the first page of all searches that have even...
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    This thread popped up again and I saw that I...

    This thread popped up again and I saw that I neglected to answer your question.

    How else can they be stored? The only drills that I store in tool boxes are the few 12" or longer ones that I have...
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    I have a set that I made form sheet aluminum....

    I have a set that I made form sheet aluminum. They wrap around to the back of the jaw so they don't fall off. It is a simple sheet metal cutting and bending job and almost not worth the effort of...
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    I guess you could call it a "swage" if it was...

    I guess you could call it a "swage" if it was created by the process of swagging, but I am not at all sure that would apply if it was created by another process, like rolling for instance. And, by...
  21. Thread: Toll Cutting???

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    Copper, 0.05" diameter and 0.10" long? If you cut...

    Copper, 0.05" diameter and 0.10" long? If you cut them from wire stock, there is going to be a lot of waste, perhaps over 50%. And copper can be expensive.

    I would consider using wire stock that...
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    I have found that the name brand bandages usually...

    I have found that the name brand bandages usually have really poor adhesive. Probably to suit the children's market as they don't like it to hurt when it is pulled off.

    I know you said you don't...
  23. I know your company has a lot of products and...

    I know your company has a lot of products and that prices change. But, speaking as a customer, I find that if I have to ask for a quote for every item that I may be considering, is a definite turn...
  24. Before I read the post above by Sharps1874, I was...

    Before I read the post above by Sharps1874, I was going to talk about using a Sharpie.

    I find that when trying to maintain the different angles while using a hand stone, I first look at the...
  25. For better or worse, there is no standard for the...

    For better or worse, there is no standard for the angular markings on lathes. Big Brother has not visited there yet. So, when the compound is set perpendicular to the long axis of the lathe, some...
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