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  • jhe.1973's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:59 PM
    jhe.1973 added 3 photo(s) to album KRTT Stuff 2
  • kendall's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:55 PM
    Where I live, I have a steep grade to the east right at the end of my driveway, or a nice flat stretch to the next road that leads to another steep...
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  • ezduzit's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:44 PM
    ezduzit replied to a thread Leblond Regal 15x30 in General
    That's what I did too. Here is some general info on LeBlonde lathes. Well regarded.
    16 replies | 669 view(s)
  • sarge41's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:39 PM
    sarge41 replied to a thread Double threading L H in General
    KIWI: In reference to your thread dial and the two marks, yours looks like the dial on my Clausing/Colchester. My question is, are you threading...
    8 replies | 252 view(s)
  • metalmagpie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:37 PM
    I have a Whitney no. 38 bench shear. I have no problems with it. metalmagpie
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  • MaxHeadRoom's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:07 PM
    MaxHeadRoom replied to a thread Brushes for DC motor in General
    I have always had success with Helwig Carbon, one of the largest brush manuf in the US, also provide replacement brushes for Fanuc and other motor...
    7 replies | 175 view(s)
  • J Harp's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:06 PM
    J Harp replied to a thread Double threading L H in General
    Can you leave the half nuts engaged like cutting a metric thread on an imperial lathe? That might not work on a blind hole, but should should work on...
    8 replies | 252 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:56 PM
    There have been, and are now, some front wheel drive pickups: ...
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  • chipmaker4130's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:47 PM
    chipmaker4130 replied to a thread Brushes for DC motor in General
    My local ACE Hardware has a rack with at least 20 different types and sizes. Most are relatively small, sized for electric drills, grinders etc. If...
    7 replies | 175 view(s)
  • Bob Engelhardt's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:31 PM
    I gilded a turd, as Don Foreman coined it. I found a pretty-rusted honest-to-God Coes Monkey wrench at the dump. The rust was easily & quickly...
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  • mtraven's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:13 PM
    I picked this mill up kind of on a whim. It showed up at a local surplus store with a CNC 3d laser scanner and kiln. It was a dental milling system...
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  • mattthemuppet's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:52 PM
    mattthemuppet replied to a thread Brushes for DC motor in General
    likewise :)
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  • true temper's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:40 PM
    true temper replied to a thread Another what is it in General
    Still donít know what it is. Tape is 2 5/8Ē, Never heard of an odd number like that. Any one want it for the cost of shipping? Sent from my...
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  • garyhlucas's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:26 PM
    garyhlucas replied to a thread Brushes for DC motor in General
    McMaster Carr carries brushes.
    7 replies | 175 view(s)
  • Glug's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:24 PM
    Glug replied to a thread Leblond Regal 15x30 in General
    Comments from my buddy, who has a Regal. I thought I saw wear on the ways in the same spot he mentioned. "It's pretty hard to tell from the...
    16 replies | 669 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:05 PM
    danlb replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Today I accidentally read a Jtiers post. Oh well. Once every 5 or 6 months is bearable. :) While Tax increment financing is a real thing, it...
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  • flathead4's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:47 PM
    My 99 Ranger came with a limited slip differential and rear antilock brakes. The ABS saved me from rear-ending some old man with a hat that flat cut...
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  • CCWKen's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:46 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Brushes for DC motor in General
    Post a photo with dimensions. I have some for the taking. Anyone who has purchased electrical products at Harbor Freight probably has a drawer full...
    7 replies | 175 view(s)
  • The Metal Butcher's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:41 PM
    The Metal Butcher replied to a thread Making a gear in General
    What I don't understand is why one cannot just make a second cut with the endmill like below when producing the cutter to generate rake. Doesn't seem...
    46 replies | 2590 view(s)
  • The Metal Butcher's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:40 PM
    The Metal Butcher added 2 photo(s) to album Misc
  • portlandRon's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:34 PM
    portlandRon replied to a thread Brushes for DC motor in General
    As J said you can shape the brushes to size. Just find some that have the electrical connection that matches or will work. Did a quick look on ebay...
    7 replies | 175 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:30 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Brushes for DC motor in General
    Find brushes that are similar to the originals but bigger. Sand them to size (it is REALLY messy), and you are good to go.
    7 replies | 175 view(s)
  • Peter.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:29 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread Double threading L H in General
    If the half nut engagement mechanism is a bit sloppy or worn you can alleviate this by gently turning the handwheel in the direction of travel as you...
    8 replies | 252 view(s)
  • Stepside's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:22 PM
    Stepside started a thread Brushes for DC motor in General
    A few years ago I had the motor on my ProLight CNC milling machine rebuilt. The issue turned out to be the brushes were worn out. The repair shop...
    7 replies | 175 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:19 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    That High tax here is due to special taxing districts. Those are due to TIF financing, which Costco does (like everyone else). Our new Costco that...
    4598 replies | 3690817 view(s)
  • mikey553's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:16 PM
    mikey553 replied to a thread Music wire vs W2 in General
    In theory you are right - the weight of the bar creates little tension, but it is so small that it can be ignored. That same bar will produce about...
    21 replies | 1030 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:09 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Music wire vs W2 in General
    Not "that" kind of weak tension.... pianos etc hae REAL tension. Mikey is right. The only difference is whether the bar is straight or...
    21 replies | 1030 view(s)
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