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  • DR's Avatar
    Today, 07:53 AM
    The program I bought a few years ago main function is pdf to dxf. I bought it only for its raster to vector conversion capability though. ...
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  • huskerman's Avatar
    Today, 07:26 AM
    huskerman replied to a thread Opinions on lathe in Gunsmithing
    A fair price is definitely a swag at this point. Reamers and gunsmith tooling can be expensive. What is he asking? I have found buying a whole...
    2 replies | 17 view(s)
  • rws's Avatar
    Today, 06:15 AM
    rws replied to a thread Opinions on lathe in Gunsmithing
    From what I have seen in a search, it appears it has a large enough spindle bore to chamber through the headstock, and the headstock is narrow...
    2 replies | 17 view(s)
  • Magicniner's Avatar
    Today, 06:05 AM
    A viable option with a 3D printer is to replace the print head with a sprung pen holder and use it as a plotter with an etch resist pen ;-)
    61 replies | 4985 view(s)
  • thaiguzzi's Avatar
    Today, 05:06 AM
    thaiguzzi replied to a thread Coveralls or shop coats? in General
    You been spying on me?
    47 replies | 1958 view(s)
  • thaiguzzi's Avatar
    Today, 05:03 AM
    You're in for a shock! And a culture shock. Longest I went without going back was 6 years and it was (culture) shocking. I forgot in my above post...
    44 replies | 2930 view(s)
  • MattiJ's Avatar
    Today, 02:55 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Shopmade anvil... in General
    Keep an eye open for big machinery parts on scrapyard. 6Ē roller bearing roll would make decent anvil but you donít come up with those every day.:D
    13 replies | 481 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 02:26 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Shopmade anvil... in General
    Paul, is that your anvil or did you swipe the picture from some website? I love the adjustable height trick! ! ! But what's with the cable?
    13 replies | 481 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 02:19 AM
    Once it's oiled down properly it won't move much. This is simply a case of the factory using wood that was not properly dried It shrunk and split...
    45 replies | 1775 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 02:17 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Coveralls or shop coats? in General
    The cuts that prompted this was with a flycutter. Pretty much a full 180 spray of chips. I used a shield but the secondary bounces still got...
    47 replies | 1958 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 02:07 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread WAY OT: Blockchain in General
    If it comes to that, I did NOT pull a darn thing for 2007 etc, and as a result, did quite well. Better then and now than if I had pulled out. I'm...
    94 replies | 5594 view(s)
  • Dan_the_Chemist's Avatar
    Today, 01:56 AM
    Dan_the_Chemist replied to a thread Babbitt question in General
    Search for babbitt on YouTube and you'll find a bunch of videos about pouring and/or machining babbitt bearings (and about the book and other stuff,...
    26 replies | 877 view(s)
  • txfireguy2003's Avatar
    Today, 01:33 AM
    I've recently run across a used Enco 110-2079 12x36 lathe for sale, at a price I think I can stomach. I'm just curious if anyone has experience with...
    2 replies | 17 view(s)
  • JRouche's Avatar
    Today, 01:31 AM
    JRouche replied to a thread WAY OT: Blockchain in General
    I am bad with analogies. My story was meant to say yes, you can land on something nice. It never stays nice unless its ATT. I pulled all my...
    94 replies | 5594 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 01:08 AM
    Yeah, we did that about 20 years ago, then got a better setup. Never did do plate-thru though. Made protos a bit interesting sometimes.
    61 replies | 4985 view(s)
  • The Artful Bodger's Avatar
    Today, 12:54 AM
    Thats good news and thank you for letting me know. john
    79 replies | 4979 view(s)
  • CCWKen's Avatar
    Today, 12:07 AM
    You can but I think it would be cost prohibitive. There's many ways to deposit copper to nonmetallic bases already and it's been done for years. The...
    61 replies | 4985 view(s)
  • 3 Phase Lightbulb's Avatar
    Today, 12:06 AM
    I finished plumbing propane to my shop heater tonight and fired her up for the first time. Filled the shop up with burning oil smell as whatever was...
    731 replies | 258235 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 12:05 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread WAY OT: Blockchain in General
    I quite agree about bitcoin. In fact, I think we are generally in "violent agreement". But, the value of a currency, or the acceptance of it at...
    94 replies | 5594 view(s)
  • Mcostello's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:55 PM
    I still have mine and use it all the time, thanks, Mark. Any new tool steals, oops, I mean deals? :)
    23 replies | 1788 view(s)
  • kendall's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:32 PM
    kendall replied to a thread FireFox Help Please.....OT in General
    Firefox keeps all the bookmarks and settings here: C:\Users\YOUR USER NAME\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles. Same place for 7 and 10, so...
    37 replies | 804 view(s)
  • strokersix's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:15 PM
    Arrange your setup to spray chips away from you instead of toward you.
    47 replies | 1958 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:06 PM
    Blue transfer paper- I was thinking that baking paper might work. But no-one thinks that the toner will stay on it well enough to even make it out of...
    61 replies | 4985 view(s)
  • kf2qd's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:00 PM
    kf2qd replied to a thread O/T: Thinning epoxy for use. in General
    Coat the board with a good vegetable oil. It will cure to a degree over time, and ids completely food safe and, in a kitchen, readily available and...
    45 replies | 1775 view(s)
  • Mcgyver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:53 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread WAY OT: Blockchain in General
    No, not really. I suppose if you wanted to be pedantic, you could argue department store points are a currency, but I'm using it in its normal sense...
    94 replies | 5594 view(s)
  • kf2qd's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:45 PM
    kf2qd replied to a thread Babbitt question in General
    Or you could use a brass tube instead of steel and tin the brass before pouring the babbit.
    26 replies | 877 view(s)
  • JoeLee's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:41 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread FireFox Help Please.....OT in General
    Yes. I'm working with a PC. But one of the big issues I found is you can't just copy stuff from anywhere or any folder and try to paste it into the...
    37 replies | 804 view(s)
  • Duhemud's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:40 PM
    Duhemud replied to a thread Back to Steam-- in General
    Your post are always very interesting and informative. Thank you and congratulations on what I am sure will be a great and beautiful engine. T
    400 replies | 30025 view(s)
  • Mike Burch's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:28 PM
    Hi Joe, Not sure about "all", but those that I have so far tried have mostly worked. Cheers, Mike.
    37 replies | 804 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:16 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread WAY OT: Blockchain in General
    Agreed, not really even air..... But, ANY currency has only the value that folks agree it has. Nobody "has to" accept ANY currency. Try to buy...
    94 replies | 5594 view(s)
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