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  • Toolguy's Avatar
    Today, 10:53 PM
    Didn't work for me. I knew Pabst Blue Ribbon made beer, but never knew about their lathes!:rolleyes:
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  • ulav8r's Avatar
    Today, 10:51 PM
    Pipe is 2 feet deep, dig a trench 18 inches deep at a right angle in the suspected location. Then listen or probe for the pipe.
    19 replies | 825 view(s)
  • Be_Zero_Be's Avatar
    Today, 10:47 PM
    Hello All, I just acquired a PBR model WESCO 12" Lathe. What I know so far about this lathe : 1. Made in Italy 2. 220V, 3 Phase 3. Gap Bed...
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  • Stepside's Avatar
    Today, 10:47 PM
    I was thinking of using the machinable wax for "Lost Wax" casting. I called the factory and was told that it was a vegetable wax and therefore not...
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  • 1-800miner's Avatar
    Today, 10:45 PM
    After I asked all the dumb question I looked around the internet and found dozens of articles about it. Looks pretty easy if I don't burn the...
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  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 10:43 PM
    danlb replied to a thread O’Keefe Castings in General
    There is a term "slash dotted" that seems to apply here. It comes from the early internet days when sites like slashdot.org was a source of links...
    13 replies | 936 view(s)
  • kf2qd's Avatar
    Today, 10:31 PM
    I have 2/3 of an aortic valve for 60 years now and so far it has been doing the job just fine. I was part of a test when I was younger, they did...
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  • 1-800miner's Avatar
    Today, 10:28 PM
    I know it is wax and the same plastic in milk jugs. What ratio? Any tricks to melting the plastic without burning? I assume you melt it first then...
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  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 10:26 PM
    Can't help much. We have a high flotation bed that is about the right size to sit down, then fall over onto my side. I was thought that move when...
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  • kf2qd's Avatar
    Today, 10:24 PM
    The Ohmic rating is only 1/2 half otr the data needed. The whatage is much more important for braking resistors. The Higher the wattage the more...
    36 replies | 1058 view(s)
  • millhand's Avatar
    Today, 10:19 PM
    Well, this has been interesting. A little more detail seems to be in order. The 1" PVC pipe is on Scott's property so the utility is out. Soil is...
    19 replies | 825 view(s)
  • BigMike782's Avatar
    Today, 10:15 PM
    BigMike782 replied to a thread O’Keefe Castings in General
    Another good sign is that their website is back up although not exactly as it was a few days ago.
    13 replies | 936 view(s)
  • QSIMDO's Avatar
    Today, 10:10 PM
    Thanks very much for all the kind thoughts! Anyone have any recommendations for sleeping? I've tried the bed, two recliners and the couch....
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  • Toolguy's Avatar
    Today, 09:43 PM
    Toolguy replied to a thread R8 quick change set in General
    Yuasa has always been high end, good quality expensive kit. Made in Japan. I have seen and used a lot of their stuff. It's pretty good.
    1 replies | 19 view(s)
  • metalmagpie's Avatar
    Today, 09:39 PM
    I've seen the R8 quickchange set made by Royal for many years. A guy wants to sell me a set of 26 pieces of quickchange set. But it's made by Yuasa,...
    1 replies | 19 view(s)
  • randyjaco's Avatar
    Today, 09:39 PM
    randyjaco replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    A 2x72" belt grinder. I built mine for about $200 and stuff from my scrap bin. I have a full shop with about every tool that I ever wanted. I use...
    17 replies | 645 view(s)
  • garyhlucas's Avatar
    Today, 09:37 PM
    Viton may not work as well as you might think. We used it a lot at my last job because of the chemicals we worked with. Surprisingly it is rated poor...
    5 replies | 144 view(s)
  • CCWKen's Avatar
    Today, 09:09 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    What's an "RZR project"? :cool: If you bought a new mill and lathe, I'm sure you must know by now no "one tool" exists. However, I couldn't get...
    17 replies | 645 view(s)
  • reggie_obe's Avatar
    Today, 08:58 PM
    reggie_obe replied to a thread Sharpening endmills in General
    Seems highly likely. He's also registered on that hobby site and made the same post. Oddly, he's registered here too:...
    8 replies | 358 view(s)
  • chipmaker4130's Avatar
    Today, 08:55 PM
    chipmaker4130 replied to a thread Sharpening endmills in General
    Yeah, the way it's written makes me wonder too, but like SteveF, I couldn't care less if it turns out to be someone who'll take small jobs and do it...
    8 replies | 358 view(s)
  • Be_Zero_Be's Avatar
    Today, 08:54 PM
    Be_Zero_Be created an album My Lathe
  • garagemark's Avatar
    Today, 08:16 PM
    garagemark replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    And enough lighting to use them.
    17 replies | 645 view(s)
  • brian Rupnow's Avatar
    Today, 08:16 PM
    I have to make a new angle for my dangle!! The straight pivot bar that rocks back and forth as the engine runs is just too close to the cast cylinder...
    85 replies | 5069 view(s)
  • CCWKen's Avatar
    Today, 08:08 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Sharpening endmills in General
    It appears you must set up an account so I suspect they are primarily looking for business customers. I only have a few end mills I would even...
    8 replies | 358 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 08:04 PM
    Many places are now selling round neo disc magnets in lots of 10 or 20 for not too bad of a price. I've seen these up to about 3/4 diameter and 1/8...
    14 replies | 570 view(s)
  • dbq49er's Avatar
    Today, 07:57 PM
    dbq49er replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    You mean those 7, 4 1/2" right angle grinders that are always plugged into the power strip on the work bench. All brand names and with different...
    17 replies | 645 view(s)
  • Arcane's Avatar
    Today, 07:46 PM
    I have a rectangular magnet that was one of a bunch used to attach aluminum ladders to the inside of wind towers. It's about 8" by 2 1/8" by 1 1/8"...
    14 replies | 570 view(s)
  • Dan Dubeau's Avatar
    Today, 07:43 PM
    Dan Dubeau replied to a thread The must have tool in General
    Everytime I make or buy a "must have tool" I find another tool I must have. It's a never ending cycle. There's going to be one hell of an auction...
    17 replies | 645 view(s)
  • Jim Stewart's Avatar
    Today, 07:42 PM
    A table saw is pretty violent in its action. I sometimes use it to cut aluminum bar, but it's not a relaxing exercise. If you're going to cut...
    18 replies | 764 view(s)
  • SteveF's Avatar
    Today, 07:38 PM
    SteveF replied to a thread Sharpening endmills in General
    In this day and age if I can get a lead on a business that does good work, charges a reasonable price, and gets the work done promptly, I don't care...
    8 replies | 358 view(s)
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