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  • TMo's Avatar
    Today, 04:28 AM
    TMo replied to a thread What a way to start the day! in General
    Same thing here, but I limit my intake because it's also a diuretic, and I'm prone to kidney stones if I let myself get dehydrated.
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  • Black Forest's Avatar
    Today, 03:44 AM
    Me too! I have coffee makers all over our place. I have a good super automatic Krupps in my office. A coffee vending machine in the barn. Of...
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  • SteveF's Avatar
    Today, 03:10 AM
    As well as the fact that the balancing ring has to be very round and be nearly perfectly centered on the drum in order to work. A simple thing you...
    30 replies | 953 view(s)
  • KiddZimaHater's Avatar
    Today, 01:20 AM
    KiddZimaHater replied to a thread Cutting Oil. in General
    Yes, Crisco can be used as cutting oil. I recently tapped 100 pins made out of 303 Stainless with a 5/16-18 tap. I dipped the tap into Crisco...
    21 replies | 476 view(s)
  • elf's Avatar
    Today, 12:34 AM
    The sentence order was not optimum in my last post :rolleyes: Create the hello world file in any convenient folder. CD to that folder in the mono...
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  • thaiguzzi's Avatar
    Today, 12:14 AM
    Well said. The ONLY absolute must have in the shop when machine tools are running is a pair of safety specs. I've even removed the chuck guard on...
    32 replies | 1293 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 12:04 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Cutting Oil. in General
    I've tried a few different oils for tapping in particular. I found that one can really feel the effect of the oil in the handles of the tap wrench. ...
    21 replies | 476 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:56 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Cutting Oil. in General
    I'm growing some rhubarb in the garden this year with the idea of rhubarb and ginger jam in the fall... or perhaps semi regularly once the plant gets...
    21 replies | 476 view(s)
  • thaiguzzi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:56 PM
    The only time i wear boots out here is when i ride my motorcycles.
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  • thaiguzzi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:53 PM
    thaiguzzi replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Preso; super work. Again.
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  • LKeithR's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:52 PM
    There's one in every crowd...;)
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  • quasi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:47 PM
    quasi replied to a thread Asian BXA set screws in General
    Well I went over and measured them. The proper length asian BXA holders screws (Shars I think) are 8 x 1.25 x25 mm and have a dog point setscrew....
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  • 1-800miner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:04 PM
    Back in the day we just wore a lion skin and dinosaur sandals. Don't know what this newer generation has come too. Bunch of wimps.
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  • LKeithR's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:49 PM
    LKeithR replied to a thread Cutting Oil. in General
    Nothing. There are lots of "witch's brews" out there but there's a reason why professional shops use "professional" cutting oils--they work! ...
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  • Mcgyver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:47 PM
    Mcgyver replied to a thread Cutting Oil. in General
    the one I make is closer to this....http://www.cravingsofalunatic.com/2014/08/bourbon-bacon-jam.html same idea but I add a little liquid smoke, not...
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  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:40 PM
    I have done most of those options, without getting it to "go". But I was following the basic "getting started" info from the Mono site. Didn't do...
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  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    As for PPE in general.... I think you can easily have too MUCH PPE, and be actually less "safe" than if you had less. Obviously sometimes...
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  • 1-800miner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:26 PM
    good idea
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  • Sparky_NY's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:23 PM
    Sparky_NY replied to a thread Cutting Oil. in General
    I have a MQL lube system and it does indeed use a vegetable based oil, with additives. The amount used is minute but it does work fantastic with...
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  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:13 PM
    You might try a new thread with a more meaningful subject title. ;)
    19 replies | 1710 view(s)
  • Zebra's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
    Out of interest, why can't you make your brackets or other small milling jobs on your CNC machines? If your spindle is the limitation, maybe the...
    2 replies | 426 view(s)
  • Zebra's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:36 PM
    I use Free Form Air all the time. It's great for crafts but it's not strong enough to be a good bedding compound imo. It has a low Shore hardness,...
    4 replies | 293 view(s)
  • bborr01's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    Back in the day I bought vacuum tubes to repair tv sets from Radio Shack. That all stopped a long, long time ago. Brian
    38 replies | 1688 view(s)
  • Mr Fixit's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:05 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Cutting Oil. in General
    Had this discussion with a friend the other day when we were working in his garage. His oil can ran out while tapping a hole and he went to refill it...
    21 replies | 476 view(s)
  • bborr01's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:01 PM
    And who could forget the battery of the month club. Free batteries to bring traffic into the store. I still have a VOM that I bought at Radio Shack...
    38 replies | 1688 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:52 PM
    True. But that's where some testing with a dial gauge can come in handy for figuring out where and how it might be worn. One fact is for sure...
    28 replies | 883 view(s)
  • tom_d's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:49 PM
    tom_d replied to a thread Cutting Oil. in General
    Yes........the four basic food groups! Although, if you say it fast enough, it sorta' sounds like you're describing the latest dance craze that all...
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  • BCRider's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:49 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Cutting Oil. in General
    Just a little recipe listing tease for you... .:D I can't imagine it. But how could anything with all those good things in it be anything else...
    21 replies | 476 view(s)
  • kwilliam's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:46 PM
    I have had good luck with a 'dam' of aluminium foil. You can mould it into shape. Makes cleanup a beeze. Only downside is you can't always see...
    32 replies | 1293 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:45 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Cutting Oil. in General
    OVERNIGHT! ? ! ? ! You must have gotten it pretty darn hot for it to do that. Even in the summer sun it took the Canola I used for some rust...
    21 replies | 476 view(s)
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