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  • Mr Fixit's Avatar
    Today, 12:18 PM
    Hi Group, I have a friend that is fixing a wood lathe tailstock that is a bit worn and low. I remember reading about a material here or another...
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  • GNM109's Avatar
    Today, 11:49 AM
    I have a set of the Shars indexible end mills. They did nothing but chatter in steel and gum up in aluminum. They've been sitting in a cabinet for...
    24 replies | 1771 view(s)
  • dalee100's Avatar
    Today, 11:22 AM
    Hi, On a small benchtop it might be a tiny bit worrisome. But on a larger machine, even a limp-wristed BP, it's not noticeable at all. If it was,...
    24 replies | 1771 view(s)
  • 3 Phase Lightbulb's Avatar
    Today, 11:14 AM
    3 Phase Lightbulb replied to a thread Rusty chuck in General
    You shouldn't tease someone like that, unless you really mean it :)
    20 replies | 672 view(s)
  • Glug's Avatar
    Today, 11:01 AM
    Glug replied to a thread Shars 1/2 Indexable End Mill in General
    Having multiple teeth simultaneously engaged helps balance the forces and stabilize the cutter and workpiece.
    24 replies | 1771 view(s)
  • KIMFAB's Avatar
    Today, 10:57 AM
    KIMFAB replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    There's your profit for the job. Package it up and wait for the price of scrap copper to go back up.:rolleyes:
    627 replies | 232365 view(s)
  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Today, 10:54 AM
    lakeside53 replied to a thread Rusty chuck in General
    Acid, ER, electrolysis, etc all have a their place. I use them all as applicable. I don't know how anyone can compare "price" without detailing...
    20 replies | 672 view(s)
  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Today, 10:45 AM
    Small point - if you need accuracy other then just position, expect to tram again anytime you rotate or move the ram. I leave mine alone unless I...
    13 replies | 847 view(s)
  • MikeL46's Avatar
    Today, 10:37 AM
    MikeL46 replied to a thread OT- Equifax in General
    The Equifax website says my information was not affected. Should I trust them? FYI: all 3 agencies have been blocked for years. I can't get XX%...
    4 replies | 83 view(s)
  • 3 Phase Lightbulb's Avatar
    Today, 10:27 AM
    Anyone that is looking to get a new iPhone should look at the deal Virgin Mobile is offering: https://www.virginmobileusa.com/shop You can buy...
    25 replies | 727 view(s)
  • 3 Phase Lightbulb's Avatar
    Today, 10:20 AM
    I absolutely agree. I prefer to use a NAS with RAID5. I setup several separate RAID5 groups and auto sync pairs so my data gets saved on a pair. I...
    19 replies | 539 view(s)
  • microshop dinker's Avatar
    Today, 10:20 AM
    microshop dinker replied to a thread OT- Equifax in General
    A credit file FREEZE is available through each of the reporting agencies. Basically the procedure is quite similar for each agency, and, free for...
    4 replies | 83 view(s)
  • Glug's Avatar
    Today, 10:12 AM
    Glug replied to a thread Rusty chuck in General
    Negatives that come to mind with lye are the extreme danger to the eyes - a single drop can cause blindness. And the fumes are horrible on the...
    20 replies | 672 view(s)
  • 3 Phase Lightbulb's Avatar
    Today, 10:09 AM
    3 Phase Lightbulb replied to a thread OT- Equifax in General
    Yup. People in the one comma club want to be in the two comma club. People in the two comma club want to be in the three comma club.
    4 replies | 83 view(s)
  • Dan_the_Chemist's Avatar
    Today, 10:00 AM
    I completely agree on the SSD for boot. It will amaze you. However, I like to caution people against buying single huge disks for data storage ...
    19 replies | 539 view(s)
  • RichR's Avatar
    Today, 09:56 AM
    RichR replied to a thread Shars 1/2 Indexable End Mill in General
    Don't all cutters "pound"? 1 tooth pounds once per revolution, 2 teeth twice, 3 teeth three times, etc.
    24 replies | 1771 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 09:51 AM
    flylo replied to a thread OT- Equifax in General
    I think we are already fish, suckers that is. It's always about the $$$
    4 replies | 83 view(s)
  • Glug's Avatar
    Today, 09:26 AM
    Glug replied to a thread Shars 1/2 Indexable End Mill in General
    Oh, I hate using single tooth mills. Even on a Tree CNC knee mill with a much beefier spindle than a bridgeport, and new bearings. Haven't done that...
    24 replies | 1771 view(s)
  • Abner's Avatar
    Today, 09:09 AM
    Abner started a thread OT- Equifax in General
    Talking with my daughter about the equifax debacle she was angry about how much money they could make from their "screw up". $10 to lock and...
    4 replies | 83 view(s)
  • Noitoen's Avatar
    Today, 08:29 AM
    Noitoen replied to a thread OT: SSD versus hard drive. in General
    Don't forget about the SSHD's they are a good compromise.
    19 replies | 539 view(s)
  • polaraligned's Avatar
    Today, 07:27 AM
    I have never had any luck with these flap discs. I always end up with the same problem, that is it stops cutting, and now I just don't purchase...
    11 replies | 767 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 06:37 AM
    It's been a problen since they broke ground but that was pre internet so hard to find but I lived in Coloma 1 mile from the covert township line at...
    115 replies | 4066 view(s)
  • ikdor's Avatar
    Today, 04:56 AM
    ikdor replied to a thread OT: SSD versus hard drive. in General
    Don't bother with the NVME as for normal users there is zero improvement over an SSD. If you're zipping and unzipping archives all day then get NVME.
    19 replies | 539 view(s)
  • Puckdropper's Avatar
    Today, 04:20 AM
    You'll probably find it really useful. I picked up a Galaxy S7 with a couple scratches on the screen (that don't really get in the way) for about...
    25 replies | 727 view(s)
  • Forrest Addy's Avatar
    Today, 02:55 AM
    Forrest Addy replied to a thread Rusty chuck in General
    Take a look anyway. Lyle offers a pretty good side by side trial. Not the most scientific run-off I've seen but informative to the open minded. ...
    20 replies | 672 view(s)
  • epicfail48's Avatar
    Today, 02:46 AM
    Huh, well that's a neat technique to keep in ones back pocket. Now I want a BP, just so I can try that...
    13 replies | 847 view(s)
  • epicfail48's Avatar
    Today, 02:43 AM
    Well, I'd say that rule #1 for finding a smart phone for a jobaite is make peace with the fact that it'll break. Now, don't get me wrong, I'm not...
    25 replies | 727 view(s)
  • epicfail48's Avatar
    Today, 02:35 AM
    A good point that people very often forget, but at the same time that write limit is up to tens of thousands of writes. Odds are, comparing a home...
    19 replies | 539 view(s)
  • Black Forest's Avatar
    Today, 02:26 AM
    SSD for OS and programs definitely. They are so inexpensive now that it makes no sense to use a spinner anymore. Yes the computer will boot much...
    19 replies | 539 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 02:16 AM
    Regarding cases... I like the Tech21 soft silicone cases. They protect well without adding a lot of bulk or weight. I have carried a smart...
    25 replies | 727 view(s)
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