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  • Black Forest's Avatar
    Today, 06:50 AM
    This hydraulic tracer(?) is not far away from me and I maybe would like to buy it. Anyone have any idea how it works? Before I contact the seller...
    0 replies | 10 view(s)
  • Black Forest's Avatar
    Today, 06:45 AM
    Yes it does feel good. Funny thing happened yesterday at my place. Some friends of my wife were visiting that live quite far away. I had never...
    482 replies | 30523 view(s)
  • Black Forest's Avatar
    Today, 06:36 AM
    I just tilted the head on my mill. Used a 10mm roughing endmill. Cut one to full depth then move over 11mm, next. move 10 times and done. The...
    482 replies | 30523 view(s)
  • randm's Avatar
    Today, 06:35 AM
    Why not buy the magnets from China? That's where they will probably have been made. Cut out the middle man.
    15 replies | 586 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 06:25 AM
    flylo replied to a thread Gimme a Brake! in General
    The slitter is an amazingly simple machine but works great & came with 2 sets of cutters & isn't any bigger than the stomp shear & the best part is I...
    3 replies | 397 view(s)
  • R.burgy's Avatar
    Today, 06:10 AM
    Hey guys. I APPOLOGIZE, I am out of town until Monday. As soon as I get back I am going to try all of these suggestions. If I still have problems,...
    18 replies | 589 view(s)
  • mike4's Avatar
    Today, 04:45 AM
    mike4 replied to a thread Look what I found! in General
    Quote Originally Posted by justanengineer View Post Again, JMO, youre free to do as you wish with your machine. However, IME the real value in old...
    39 replies | 4020 view(s)
  • mike4's Avatar
    Today, 04:36 AM
    mike4 replied to a thread Power for shop in General
    Well put by oldtiffie, I am finding that a lot of what I find important , eg having power available when its needed, having PC's that work how I...
    15 replies | 456 view(s)
  • macona's Avatar
    Today, 03:49 AM
    G10 is nasty stuff. You could always tell when they were running in the shop I worked at. Delrin ought to work just fine. Also polysulphone, it...
    13 replies | 471 view(s)
  • oldtiffie's Avatar
    Today, 03:24 AM
    Why not simply use a long-travel dial indicator with a magnetic base, the base to be anywhere on the saddle and the point of the indicator being...
    9 replies | 385 view(s)
  • oldtiffie's Avatar
    Today, 02:10 AM
    oldtiffie replied to a thread Power for shop in General
    First of all if the "HSMer" is a smallish - or larger - shop that he uses for himself without doing paid work in it for anyone else then there may be...
    15 replies | 456 view(s)
  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Today, 01:36 AM
    lakeside53 replied to a thread Power for shop in General
    Yep.. I've (and many others) tossed coffee, pizza and boxes of cookies into the utility trucks. After big storms, some of the guys don't sleep for...
    15 replies | 456 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Today, 01:34 AM
    Thanks for all the input. Through looking at the sites you all have posted, I found one that lists the 30 x 20 x 5 magnet in grade N50 at $12 for 5...
    15 replies | 586 view(s)
  • justanengineer's Avatar
    Today, 01:28 AM
    justanengineer replied to a thread Power for shop in General
    Just to add, depending on where we live, we might enjoy that or more. JME living on east coast and midwest USA, but power outage per year the past...
    15 replies | 456 view(s)
  • RogerP's Avatar
    Today, 01:05 AM
    We in the UK have exactly that problem with UPS to the point I wont buy if they are the only carriers the seller will use.
    15 replies | 586 view(s)
  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Today, 12:37 AM
    lakeside53 replied to a thread Power for shop in General
    Your assumption is that we all need 99.999% up time - but that as a solution to the vast majority of this forum members needs has little to no...
    15 replies | 456 view(s)
  • mike4's Avatar
    Today, 12:24 AM
    mike4 replied to a thread Power for shop in General
    Again you didntget the point , I will put it another way then, if I have two diesel gensets say 50kva each with a syncronising panel I can then have...
    15 replies | 456 view(s)
  • sch's Avatar
    Today, 12:16 AM
    Other Canadians have commented on the gross disparity between UPS (costly) and USPS (cheap) in receiving shipments from the US. Unfortunately a lot...
    15 replies | 586 view(s)
  • lakeside53's Avatar
    Today, 12:14 AM
    lakeside53 replied to a thread Power for shop in General
    Again.. you are expressing your own local situation and believe it applies to the rest of us. Sorry... but mostly it doesn't. Maybe you should...
    15 replies | 456 view(s)
  • J. Randall's Avatar
    Today, 12:08 AM
    Appropriate night for a 5 yr. old Zombie thread I guess, being Halloween. James
    21 replies | 4661 view(s)
  • mike4's Avatar
    Today, 12:00 AM
    mike4 replied to a thread Power for shop in General
    I really dont care if the power only goes off once or twice a year , but I pay for the power that I use and is only getting more expensive . I...
    15 replies | 456 view(s)
  • sch's Avatar
    Today, 12:00 AM
    My lathe has a spindle inside taper of MT5. Using the cheapest MT5 to MT3 adapter you can find (cheap means unhardened, hopefully), it is easy to...
    7 replies | 253 view(s)
  • sch's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:44 PM
    Google:: http://www.kwik-way.com/techdoc/blog1.php other stuff there as well................................... Interesting, first time I...
    1 replies | 145 view(s)
  • darryl's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:37 PM
    Plastic laminate. GP, or general purpose, is about 1/16 thick- six layers would give you the thickness. It's a combination of phenolic and melamine...
    13 replies | 471 view(s)
  • sch's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:36 PM
    Look at McMaster.com under metal rods: D2 if you have to have it is $106 for 3' in 1.5" OD. I vote for 4140 or its high strength variant ETD-150...
    12 replies | 353 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:30 PM
    I took measurements of the T-slots on my lathe cross-slide table, and it looks like 3/8" square stock can be milled to make long T-nuts. I will need...
    9 replies | 385 view(s)
  • Tony Ennis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:18 PM
    Use a dust mask when machining glass-filled Garolite.
    13 replies | 471 view(s)
  • Bob Ford's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:07 PM
    Bob Ford started a thread Glock frames in Gunsmithing
    Anyone have experience cutting patching Glock frames? I would like to modify the trigger guard. Bob
    0 replies | 30 view(s)
  • Fasttrack's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:03 PM
    It was actually my first choice but I rejected it because McMaster-Carr recommended diamond tipped tooling to machine it.
    13 replies | 471 view(s)
  • oldtiffie's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:45 PM
    I can appreciate just how bad that "blocked urine flow" can be. Aftert I'd had my prosatye removed the hole in the re-joined uretha-to-bladder...
    67 replies | 4874 view(s)
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