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  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 02:09 AM
    darryl replied to a thread Couldn't resist this one in General
    Looks like a nice score. Something to tie the rafters down to in a wind storm.
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  • Tundra Twin Track's Avatar
    Today, 02:02 AM
    Tundra Twin Track replied to a thread Sir John in General
    Sir John gave me a hard about my Richard Kimbel brake set up on my Varnamo Mill,but did figure it was sturdy enough to mill a Bridgy down to a 20...
    5 replies | 264 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 01:57 AM
    I wonder if there's an optimum spindle diameter for a tpg, something that would allow a strong enough bearing and also a high rpm? I'm currently...
    31 replies | 1349 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 01:40 AM
    Excellent points on the coarse threads in softer materials. I didn't consider that. Hence why wood screws are even more coarse than metal screws. ...
    5 replies | 114 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 01:33 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Toolpost chuck in General
    A quick change tool holder that has a straight hole that can hold a Morse Taper socket adapter to match the tail stock could be a rather handy item. ...
    14 replies | 438 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 01:31 AM
    Or don't raise it. Just make the roof higher- and in turn this gives you space above the container. At the same time you wouldn't have to climb even...
    26 replies | 1923 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 01:28 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Price of steel in General
    I dunno... not sure I'd want to be driving around in a car with plastic lugnuts..... :D
    14 replies | 707 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 01:21 AM
    The breezeway into the container is interesting. Much you could do with that. It would allow you to exit into the yard, or wall it in and have a dry...
    26 replies | 1923 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Today, 12:56 AM
    PStechPaul replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Cut a piece of stair tread to fit as the windowsill: And I filled in the stone wall with concrete: That was yesterday. Today I used an axe...
    1711 replies | 388336 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 12:54 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Price of steel in General
    Obviously you hae not bought much plastic. Once you get much past ordinary ABS and PVC, prices start for the stratosphere.
    14 replies | 707 view(s)
  • gambler's Avatar
    Today, 12:48 AM
    gambler replied to a thread Price of steel in General
    only in canada is 4 billion dollars a lot of money.;):D
    14 replies | 707 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 12:44 AM
    darryl replied to a thread PAM Olive Oil Cooking Spray in General
    Is this another example of where a natural substance proves to be the right stuff to use? What's another natural thing that already works sort of...
    6 replies | 355 view(s)
  • gambler's Avatar
    Today, 12:43 AM
    but IF the cause is viral, then it might be curable.
    4 replies | 149 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 12:24 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Toolpost chuck in General
    Truthfully, making a taper is generally less trouble than most of the workarounds I have seen. And once you do one, you will never be scared off...
    14 replies | 438 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 12:13 AM
    Well, don't In my case, I am counting the drawers both in rollarounds, AND in 5 or 6 Kennedy etc boxes. Those really make it add up, as they each...
    26 replies | 1923 view(s)
  • 38_Cal's Avatar
    Today, 12:12 AM
    Fine threads are preferred when you are drilling and tapping a blind hole and can't go more than about 1 screw diameter deep...think scope mounts or...
    5 replies | 114 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:36 PM
    Aand, when even ball bearings are used for high speeds (which is dependent on size of bearing, not just rpm), the "oil lube" may be in the form of a...
    31 replies | 1349 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:24 PM
    J Tiers replied to a thread OT Idiocy hard at work in General
    Now... that's overtly political...... Face it, the top layer in government are ALL on the take to a degree you cannot even comprehend. Both...
    13 replies | 574 view(s)
  • gellfex's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:14 PM
    gellfex replied to a thread OT Idiocy hard at work in General
    Politicians are petty crooks compared to Wall Street and other "businessmen". Guys like Manafort lie and scam all day long, the only reason he got...
    13 replies | 574 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:47 PM
    I have soldered nasty cast iron, which is similar enough to make comments relevant. My worst target was re-facing a shaper sliding block. Lived in...
    16 replies | 484 view(s)
  • shampine1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:40 PM
    Ok, gotta chime in... my 40' shipping container is, well, my whole shop! I'm definitely not in those rarefied heights of TOOL drawers, but I have a...
    26 replies | 1923 view(s)
  • 1-800miner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:29 PM
    I would like to educate you on what a spigot is on a drill press table. But I would just waste my time and invite myself for another smart-assed...
    16 replies | 484 view(s)
  • Rich Carlstedt's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:28 PM
    Joe , I think you missed my point, I didn't say "bath" . I said when roller bearings are used for high speeds, oil becomes the desired lube. ( Grease...
    31 replies | 1349 view(s)
  • dmartin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:10 PM
    dmartin replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Didn't do it today but on Saturday I sold my bandsaw mill. Had it for over 9 years but hadn't used it much for the past few years due to back...
    1711 replies | 388336 view(s)
  • LKeithR's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:10 PM
    LKeithR replied to a thread Toolpost chuck in General
    When I made my toolpost chuck I used a pre-made morse taper sleeve--no messing around trying to make a taper of any kind. The link below is just...
    14 replies | 438 view(s)
  • Lee Cordochorea's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:08 PM
    Our safety officer had a bit of difficulty a few years back getting an MSDS (called SDS these days) for our high-dollar works-every-time tapping...
    6 replies | 355 view(s)
  • Doc Nickel's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:59 PM
    Doc Nickel replied to a thread OT Idiocy hard at work in General
    -Ain't that the truth. Thank god she didn't get elected! Doc.
    13 replies | 574 view(s)
  • Mr-Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:53 PM
    Really looking forward to making stuff on this. Still need a DRO and power feeds. Anyone have the Mitu KA-200? Pretty much decided on that one -...
    1 replies | 91 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:36 PM
    3PL, if it makes your heart beat faster and you need to breath deeper and more often it's exercise. And as he says some is certainly better than...
    14 replies | 305 view(s)
  • tlfamm's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:30 PM
    tlfamm replied to a thread OT Idiocy hard at work in General
    I had a colleague approach the bookies in your state, offering to provide encrypted customer databases for them. Their response: "we're already...
    13 replies | 574 view(s)
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