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  • Mcgyver's Avatar
    Today, 09:27 AM
    Pink Floyd is a different league from everything else listed here, at least imo. Its dinner at the Ritz vs 3P's taco bell. The whole classic...
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  • vpt's Avatar
    Today, 09:06 AM
    Just a radio with whatever 'classic rock' they play. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zq0x4VScXJc
    17 replies | 271 view(s)
  • vpt's Avatar
    Today, 08:59 AM
    vpt replied to a thread OT Miss Universe in General
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aG8E8BE_VZ0
    5 replies | 237 view(s)
  • boats's Avatar
    Today, 08:56 AM
    Here is a good collet tutotoral https://youtu.be/7ENSGgeiOVI Boats
    12 replies | 446 view(s)
  • vpt's Avatar
    Today, 08:56 AM
    vpt replied to a thread A recipe for yall. in General
    10-15 pounds of carbide lathe tool bits, some measuring stuff, and some odds and ends pins, hones, reamers, and whatnot.
    12 replies | 437 view(s)
  • John Buffum's Avatar
    Today, 08:41 AM
    Thanx. Chucked. Only $5 wasted. Will be more vigilant. Unfortunately, Ace, Home Depot, and Lowes sell only carborundum grinding wheels for...
    8 replies | 140 view(s)
  • Mcgyver's Avatar
    Today, 08:30 AM
    This guy is still trying with the flute, ala pied piper: The only business like thing like I can say about this guy is he can tie a tie. And...
    7 replies | 156 view(s)
  • Mcgyver's Avatar
    Today, 08:14 AM
    thanks for all the help. I can test it with power, Its just a bit of a pita, but not insurmountable (no 3P variac sitting on a test bench). Less...
    9 replies | 227 view(s)
  • bandsawguy's Avatar
    Today, 07:06 AM
    There is no crown on bandsaw wheels. Acrown is used on belt grinders to keep the belt in the center of the roller. On a bandsaw a crown will cause...
    17 replies | 402 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Today, 06:42 AM
    Yeah, you've seen my "lawn"? I just want to stay on the green side of the grass (or weeds, as it were). I did finally do a test run. The first...
    94 replies | 11476 view(s)
  • MrFluffy's Avatar
    Today, 06:31 AM
    MrFluffy replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    What a sad end for a gs750, couldn't you have used something like a honda as the donor instead of ruining a suzuki?
    2161 replies | 437155 view(s)
  • macona's Avatar
    Today, 04:34 AM
    macona replied to a thread vfd question. in General
    oc-c could be an overcurrent condition. Need the make and model to be sure.
    2 replies | 53 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 04:34 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread vfd question. in General
    With make and model info, a manual can be found on-line. Make and model is.......????
    2 replies | 53 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 04:30 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    The working to "off" is a nuisance.... but I find that HAVING the "solitaire" in the pocket is good. I have been carrying an old one for probably...
    23 replies | 663 view(s)
  • plunger's Avatar
    Today, 04:14 AM
    plunger started a thread vfd question. in General
    I have a vfd that I share between my beltsander and a horizontal bandsaw.It goes into error code oc-c.I have no literature for this and even if I did...
    2 replies | 53 view(s)
  • MattiJ's Avatar
    Today, 04:08 AM
    You could work it out with LCR meter and calculate stall current and compare the numbers to some known motor. This won't work for small differences...
    9 replies | 227 view(s)
  • plunger's Avatar
    Today, 04:08 AM
    plunger replied to a thread making vice jaws. in General
    I didnt want to spend too much time on this. My first dilema was that the jaws were welded to the vise. I see why I did this thirty years ago. The...
    26 replies | 956 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 04:08 AM
    danlb replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    Just for the others (not Jerry) , a bit of clarification; a) The term "2 cell Maglight" does not mean much. A 2 D-cell Maglite or a 2 AAA-cell...
    23 replies | 663 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 04:06 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Motor Failures in General
    A good deal of "turbine oil" is around 10wt. That usually does go into the oilite well. If you can get those "Zoom spout" oilers with the...
    4 replies | 85 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 04:00 AM
    J Tiers replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    I think it is all about the nice dotted trail it makes as you swing it into the side of the intruder's head..... If only the flashlight had the heft...
    23 replies | 663 view(s)
  • J Tiers's Avatar
    Today, 03:54 AM
    That DC resistance is EITHER the parallel combo of one and the two i =n series (delta motors) OR the series resistance of two windings (wye...
    9 replies | 227 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 03:17 AM
    That's another of my favorite songs ! ! ! ! The boy made the moment and the only thing that would have made it more special would have been if Sir...
    17 replies | 271 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 03:13 AM
    If there's any damage apparent, aside from normal wear, you should be finishing it off and tossing the remains. If no damage is apparent, you can do...
    8 replies | 140 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 03:12 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    Going back to the original idea of an oddly shaped object with no parallel flat surfaces? Basically it doesn't hurt the problem solving to go back...
    29 replies | 748 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 02:46 AM
    darryl replied to a thread Motor Failures in General
    I got something called turbine oil- could be the same as sewing machine oil, I don't know. Works pretty well. I also made my own mixture, which is...
    4 replies | 85 view(s)
  • wierdscience's Avatar
    Today, 02:28 AM
    wierdscience replied to a thread Motor Failures in General
    Most of those blower motors have oil lite bronze bearings,try some light machine oil,aka sewing machine oil.This is the one I use,it wicks into the...
    4 replies | 85 view(s)
  • Willy's Avatar
    Today, 02:01 AM
    Willy replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    The original question posed by the OP reads: This is how the emery cloth is used, if needed at all. Hell I cringe and cover the ways while...
    29 replies | 748 view(s)
  • 3 Phase Lightbulb's Avatar
    Today, 01:37 AM
    Can't play in my machine shop (or my office) without some Metallica either, especially Enter Sandman, One, and 20+ more :)
    17 replies | 271 view(s)
  • wierdscience's Avatar
    Today, 01:27 AM
    Tonight it was SRV and Albert King- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeLddbrzsHk And some Prokofiev just for variety ;) ...
    17 replies | 271 view(s)
  • 754's Avatar
    Today, 01:25 AM
    754 replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    The very few times I use abrasive near my lathe it Is well covered. A lot of cleanup to keep that stuff away, not worth it to me. My lathe was...
    29 replies | 748 view(s)
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