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  1. Yeah, but he will also paint the handles, table,...

    Yeah, but he will also paint the handles, table, ways, and wires. True story, years ago friend had his car painted by Earl, only thing they masked was the glass and tires.
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    Joe, I'm far from young myself, but...

    Joe, I'm far from young myself, but living/working in an industrial environment has never been safe, its a choice we made. I know someday something is going to kill me, but doubt it will be the...
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    Geewiz, is your real title "safety Sally"? You do...

    Geewiz, is your real title "safety Sally"? You do realize they sell carb cleaner in aerosol cans at the auto parts stores, you can buy it buy the case, no ID or legal waivers required! I get what the...
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    According to the MSDS the 2 primary components...

    According to the MSDS the 2 primary components are Xylene and Acetone, mix up a batch and give it a try....
  5. Yeah, I could not find much on Frazing lathes...

    Yeah, I could not find much on Frazing lathes either, I forget how I found that video.
  6. Those are tobacco pipe frazing machines, watch...

    Those are tobacco pipe frazing machines, watch this video
    YouTube

    I was told Chacom had an auction shortly after that video was shot, and whats seen in the video may be those same machines. They...
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    I'm going to guess somewhere in NY as poster and...

    I'm going to guess somewhere in NY as poster and rifler99 are there. Nice planer, just the right size for my shop, wish it was in one of the states around Nv.
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    Rotary Phase Converter, better than a static...

    Rotary Phase Converter, better than a static phase converter, cheaper than a VFD.
  9. Find a steel or scrap yard to source material...

    Find a steel or scrap yard to source material from, the HD stuff is too flimsy. For a small piece you might even check with a local welding supply or welder/fabricator.
  10. We've all heard about the Nevada Test site, but...

    We've all heard about the Nevada Test site, but how many of you know about the Northern Nevada test site? It is not exactly a secret, but you have to know where to look for it as there are no signs,...
  11. Interesting, very interesting, never seen that...

    Interesting, very interesting, never seen that before. Appears the start is Y on both voltages, and running is delta, not sure how that is supposed to work. Anyone else seen this before?

    Have you...
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    Does someone ride that thing to control it, or is...

    Does someone ride that thing to control it, or is it done from the ground? Why pneumatic? Are hydraulics forbidden? Looks like a crazy contraption!
  13. Show us a pic of the data plate or wherever you...

    Show us a pic of the data plate or wherever you are getting this run/start mode info. Never heard of this.
  14. I have doubts anyone in the small shop category...

    I have doubts anyone in the small shop category will be interested in taking them all, and big shops rarely buy mystery lots. If you can break them into smaller lots that fit into large flat rate...
  15. I'm trying to figure out what an "advanced...

    I'm trying to figure out what an "advanced retrofit kit" is? How would I know I need one if I don't know what it is?
  16. I'll offer $25 for 1 Kurt vise handle and the...

    I'll offer $25 for 1 Kurt vise handle and the fishtail + shipping.
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    Cannot answer most of your questions, but have a...

    Cannot answer most of your questions, but have a Yam lathe with A1-5 spindle so I can give some pointers on finding a chuck. If you search ebay for A1-6 chuck you will find some new/used, probably...
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    That reminded me of this "Under heaven nothing...

    That reminded me of this
    "Under heaven nothing is more soft and yielding than water, yet for attacking the solid and strong, nothing is better" Tau Te Ching 6BC

    I'll give up a trix with dry ice,...
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    Get a longer prybar. On rough concrete its going...

    Get a longer prybar. On rough concrete its going to be a little harder to move, no big deal, slow and steady will get it there.
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    I know for a fact that your guess is wrong.

    I know for a fact that your guess is wrong.
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    Set it up the safety nazis way, fill 2 tires to...

    Set it up the safety nazis way, fill 2 tires to 30 psi, then tell them to ride it for 5 miles:D
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    Factor in the cost of taxes, the equipment, wages...

    Factor in the cost of taxes, the equipment, wages etc etc etc and you will understand, its just like any other business, if there is no profit, whats the point of doing it?
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    Why not just buy the whole thing at scrap price,...

    Why not just buy the whole thing at scrap price, then list it on CL at double that price.
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    My favorite places would be yard sales, flea...

    My favorite places would be yard sales, flea markets and scrap yards, and if you are into it, I guess the brothels in Nv:rolleyes5:
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    I've ridden motorcycles all my life, never owned...

    I've ridden motorcycles all my life, never owned a Harley, because they never made what I wanted. I think Harley painted itself into a corner by making nothing but cruisers, that is just a small...
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