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  • Yow Ling's Avatar
    Today, 04:27 AM
    I have a small Lincoln SP170, its just a basic transformer machine. Have had it for 18 years. Just run 100% co2 its cheap and ihave a couple of...
    36 replies | 1183 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 03:18 AM
    flylo replied to a thread OT: Dual fuel generator in General
    I have a 6500 watt Onan off a fire with a couple hundred hours TT I probably need to sell but just hate too but I don't have much diesel stuff except...
    8 replies | 135 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 03:04 AM
    flylo replied to a thread OT: Skill Saw in General
    My 8th grade woodshop teacher had terrible headaches he ended up going to Mayo for. I saw a kid we'll call Kerri because that's his name turn on the...
    29 replies | 1180 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 02:52 AM
    danlb replied to a thread OT: Dual fuel generator in General
    According to the manual, to clear the gas from the lines you just shut the fuel valve and then run it till it quits. To totally empty the lines it...
    8 replies | 135 view(s)
  • Arcane's Avatar
    Today, 02:41 AM
    Arcane replied to a thread OT: Skill Saw in General
    Years ago I heard about a guy who managed to cut a couple of fingers off while using a hand saw! Maybe he was your friend's relative.
    29 replies | 1180 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 02:37 AM
    darryl replied to a thread OT: Dual fuel generator in General
    I like the idea of the dual fuel- I'd start it on propane and then if you need the run time you can switch to gas, which you get fresh at the time of...
    8 replies | 135 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 02:35 AM
    I've always liked to think that the base faces to bed are actually done quite well and that truing up the bed is more about untwisting the bed back...
    19 replies | 478 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 02:33 AM
    You're quite right on this. Hell, it could be mounted to a 43 sloped pyramid stone block and be accurate if the face of the block is truly flat. ...
    19 replies | 478 view(s)
  • Richard P Wilson's Avatar
    Today, 02:28 AM
    Trouble with those telescopic covers is that they can restrict the carriage travel,especially at the right hand end. On an import I looked at, the...
    13 replies | 461 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 02:26 AM
    darryl replied to a thread 13x40 headstock removal in General
    If it doesn't nest directly on the V ways, there's an adjustment method involved. If you don't mess with the adjusting screws you could probably feel...
    18 replies | 557 view(s)
  • Richard P Wilson's Avatar
    Today, 02:21 AM
    Are you sure about this? The late Fred Colvin, long time editor of American Machinist, in his autobiography said that all the big American...
    18 replies | 557 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 02:08 AM
    flylo replied to a thread OT: Skill Saw in General
    That's a crap & pecker not a Skilsaw. Being in the lumber business I've seen guys take the guards off(stupid) cut there wanger off with a circ saw,...
    29 replies | 1180 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 02:07 AM
    Use of the word "level" or "leveling" always seems to get into this same hole... We want all parts of the lathe bed to indicate the exact same...
    19 replies | 478 view(s)
  • Tundra Twin Track's Avatar
    Today, 01:55 AM
    I have the following parts for Wadkin Routers LS :Complete Motor and all linkage peices for elevating the motor UR: All internal parts for...
    0 replies | 16 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 01:51 AM
    darryl replied to a thread OT: Skill Saw in General
    A few years back I was helping a friend replace a window. Part of that was removing the old putty. Because it was old it needed to be chipped and...
    29 replies | 1180 view(s)
  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Today, 01:51 AM
    lakeside53 replied to a thread Precision pins in General
    why do you think they were/are a stock item?
    2 replies | 59 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 01:49 AM
    flylo replied to a thread OT: AMA Expo East in General
    I have to ask, how much suspenion does a 250cc have now. I raced in the era from 2 shocks to the mono shock & more suspension & HP every year to...
    11 replies | 232 view(s)
  • JoeLee's Avatar
    Today, 01:29 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Precision pins in General
    McMaster Carr .105 ???? Over, under, metric, punch pins, ejector ... maybe. JL....
    2 replies | 59 view(s)
  • JoeLee's Avatar
    Today, 01:25 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread OT: AMA Expo East in General
    Please be specific... https://www.abbreviations.com/AMA JL...
    11 replies | 232 view(s)
  • QSIMDO's Avatar
    Today, 12:57 AM
    QSIMDO replied to a thread OT: AMA Expo East in General
    I think "Rick Wakeman" there is referring to a toy show in New Jersey.
    11 replies | 232 view(s)
  • QSIMDO's Avatar
    Today, 12:51 AM
    QSIMDO started a thread Precision pins in General
    I must not be asking Google correctly because I can't find two pins, hardened & ground, 2-3" long and .105" diameter. Can someone point out a source...
    2 replies | 59 view(s)
  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Today, 12:47 AM
    yep... it's not the mystery some think. I buy air fittings (many types) in 1/8 and 1/4 npt all day long and for decades. They all fit just...
    18 replies | 603 view(s)
  • rohamm's Avatar
    Today, 12:46 AM
    rohamm replied to a thread 13x40 headstock removal in General
    Thanks for all the responses. I appreciate your thoughts and comments. I posed the same query at practical machinist and got this lone reply:...
    18 replies | 557 view(s)
  • ahidley's Avatar
    Today, 12:44 AM
    Having the ways level Is a result not the cause. If the floor Is flat, not nessacerily level, just flat and all legs of the lathe are the same length...
    19 replies | 478 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 12:40 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT: Skill Saw in General
    I have a friend to whom I will NOT lend power tools of any sort. he is flat out not safe with anything. I do not know how he does it, he...
    29 replies | 1180 view(s)
  • tom_d's Avatar
    Today, 12:36 AM
    tom_d replied to a thread Pipe thread tapping depth? in General
    Standard taper pipe taps have a design tolerance for how far the small end extends beyond a standard thin ring gauge. This gauge is also used to...
    18 replies | 603 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 12:35 AM
    The two-collars test is a good one, since it checks the actual in-use performance. Leveling is like book learning.... you are pretty sure that if...
    19 replies | 478 view(s)
  • ahidley's Avatar
    Today, 12:31 AM
    ahidley replied to a thread Pipe thread tapping depth? in General
    Well I'm gonna try and pay attention to the 12 tooth rule listed on the first page. That makes sense. Thanks Everyone
    18 replies | 603 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    Today, 12:30 AM
    Willy replied to a thread OT: Skill Saw in General
    Oh it's probably a joke for the ad but definitely based on fact, unfortunately. I think I remember reading not too long ago that table saws alone...
    29 replies | 1180 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 12:21 AM
    flylo replied to a thread OT: Dual fuel generator in General
    I bought 2, one at a time off Ebay, $389 free shipping & battery, no tax, same exact brand color & all. I have 8-100# tanks as well as the 500 gallon...
    8 replies | 135 view(s)
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