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  • Paul Alciatore's Avatar
    Today, 01:41 PM
    Paul Alciatore replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    The ONE tool? No such thing. Different tools exist for different purposes. Screwdriver? I can't imagine doing almost anything without one. ...
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  • BCRider's Avatar
    Today, 01:38 PM
    A fairly stout cloth bag with a drawstring would be a lot easier. Not as easy as the plastic or non magnetic tube idea but a lot less bother than...
    8 replies | 253 view(s)
  • Paul Alciatore's Avatar
    Today, 01:35 PM
    Paul Alciatore replied to a thread OT: Wiki errors in General
    I had the same experience. I tried to correct some errors on their pages and someone, perhaps the original author, removed my changes. It appears...
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  • JoeLee's Avatar
    Today, 01:21 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    An assortment of end mills, and a coffee pot !! JL...............
    6 replies | 58 view(s)
  • old mart's Avatar
    Today, 01:14 PM
    What about a water diviner?
    14 replies | 492 view(s)
  • enginuity's Avatar
    Today, 01:12 PM
    enginuity replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    Max and I each made a list of 10 tools that are important to us in our home shops in a podcast: ...
    6 replies | 58 view(s)
  • JRouche's Avatar
    Today, 12:48 PM
    JRouche replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    My reading glasses. JR
    6 replies | 58 view(s)
  • 754's Avatar
    Today, 12:35 PM
    754 replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    The thing I used daily on those two machines was a dial test indicator, with an Indicol holder.... that fit onto both machines. And of course ...
    6 replies | 58 view(s)
  • Dave C's Avatar
    Today, 12:35 PM
    Dave C replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Same here. Been re punctuated same as Paul :o
    672 replies | 256433 view(s)
  • Dave C's Avatar
    Today, 12:29 PM
    Dave C replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    That is definitely on my next project list.
    3249 replies | 10911577 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 12:29 PM
    danlb replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    Not typical tool? Google and the internet, often accessed via a cell phone. I can look up the owners manual for most tools in my shop. I can...
    6 replies | 58 view(s)
  • Dave C's Avatar
    Today, 12:22 PM
    Dave C replied to a thread Cutting 3" Acrylic Tube in General
    Just my opinion, but a band saw would be my choice for no reason other that the finer teeth of the blade making the cut easier to control. As stated...
    15 replies | 650 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Today, 12:12 PM
    PStechPaul replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    The sedative of choice is usually Propofol, or as Michael Jackson called it, "Milk of Amnesia". I need sedation for my endoscopy- I have a strong gag...
    672 replies | 256433 view(s)
  • RZR Trey's Avatar
    Today, 12:12 PM
    RZR Trey started a thread The must have tool in General
    Hello, I'm new to the forum and new to machining, sorta. I'm a gear head and built my first car at 15. I used to operate a full 4x4 fabshop but...
    6 replies | 58 view(s)
  • reggie_obe's Avatar
    Today, 12:11 PM
    reggie_obe replied to a thread Welding advice needed. in General
    I'd tend to agree with what Captain K says could be implied about that stereotype. I can recall somebody getting bent out of shape with the mention...
    25 replies | 881 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 12:04 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Welding advice needed. in General
    It's funny how two people can read the same sentence different ways. I thought that the stereotype farmer was one of resourcefulness. Tales abound...
    25 replies | 881 view(s)
  • BigMike782's Avatar
    Today, 11:58 AM
    BigMike782 replied to a thread Sharpening endmills in General
    My local guy is very good and price was fair but took almost 6 weeks.
    2 replies | 98 view(s)
  • BigMike782's Avatar
    Today, 11:56 AM
    BigMike782 replied to a thread O’Keefe Castings in General
    Frazzled is a good description, I would have said shell shocked. Good luck. Post back if it gets to you.
    11 replies | 778 view(s)
  • BMW Rider's Avatar
    Today, 11:53 AM
    BMW Rider replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    I made a couple of those last year, one for the workshop and one to carry on my motorcycle for emergency repairs. Turned out to be a good item to...
    3249 replies | 10911577 view(s)
  • Richard P Wilson's Avatar
    Today, 11:46 AM
    OK, my mistake. I didn't look at the OP's location, but he said he lived between Ontario and Detroit (Detroit is in the US isn't it?), and I, wrongly...
    34 replies | 1319 view(s)
  • boslab's Avatar
    Today, 11:34 AM
    boslab replied to a thread Buying goods From Britian in General
    What size and quantity do yo need? Mark (Prisoner of the U.K.)
    34 replies | 1319 view(s)
  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Today, 11:19 AM
    With difficulty. The switch(es) via digital inputs would be used to select preprogramed parameters, like "second motor set", or a sequence held in...
    35 replies | 1005 view(s)
  • chipmaker4130's Avatar
    Today, 11:12 AM
    chipmaker4130 replied to a thread Sharpening endmills in General
    Might be just the place I've been looking for. I've sent an inquiry. Thanks.
    2 replies | 98 view(s)
  • Glug's Avatar
    Today, 10:54 AM
    Mowing. Um, yeah. Just as soon as that 15" of snow in the yard melts, I'm gonna swap the snowblower from the Gravely for the mower deck. Then I'm...
    31 replies | 1224 view(s)
  • MattiJ's Avatar
    Today, 10:42 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread TIG starter kit in Home Shop Welding
    Trying to stretch the limits too far on aluminium is going to bite your ass when the thin filler is melting before the puddle. But like you said "to...
    10 replies | 387 view(s)
  • glenn120a's Avatar
    Today, 10:34 AM
    glenn120a started a thread Sharpening endmills in General
    I'm not sure how I got on to this place but I had such a great experience I wanted to pass it along. I sent 10 large very dull endmills in a $7 USPS...
    2 replies | 98 view(s)
  • softtail's Avatar
    Today, 10:31 AM
    softtail replied to a thread Buying goods From Britian in General
    I have wondered the same thing as the OP when dealing with Boxford a number of years ago. They wanted certified payment in Pounds via mail and said...
    34 replies | 1319 view(s)
  • Weston Bye's Avatar
    Today, 09:56 AM
    I think my coolest machine is my Tormach PCNC440. Since I scaled back, it has replaced my Bridgeport and a drill press and a scroll saw. Visitors...
    53 replies | 3523 view(s)
  • Captain K's Avatar
    Today, 09:43 AM
    Captain K replied to a thread Welding advice needed. in General
    I don't much care for the implication here and elsewhere that farmers are either not smart enough or are too lazy to learn to do something properly....
    25 replies | 881 view(s)
  • wdtom44's Avatar
    Today, 09:41 AM
    wdtom44 replied to a thread Buying goods From Britian in General
    Reading through some of the posts I see you are thinking of making the rivets. Can you use solid electrical wire? Available in different gauges and...
    34 replies | 1319 view(s)
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