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    Yesterday, 10:53 PM
    J Tiers, That sounds like a really nice feature for a movable piece of equipment. I would be interested in more information, or a manufacturer of...
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    Yesterday, 03:34 PM
    I have made a square socket (1/4" plate) that fits the end of the ram with a set screw to hold it and the round punch or other object in place. This...
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    Yesterday, 03:29 PM
    Hey Group, I got a second used SEARS Craftsman tool box for the shop that has the tooling for the mill in it now, instead of a a bench that was a...
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    01-17-2018, 10:43 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread English Wheel Adjuster? in General
    Hi Denny, The English wheels made by DIY folks have often had square tubes for the lower anvil, this would keep things from turning too. What...
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    01-11-2018, 09:06 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Sand Blasting in General
    3 Phase Lightbulb, I have the HF bench top one that is older with the top as the access. I built a frame to hold glass instead of the plastic...
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    12-30-2017, 02:18 PM
    You are a grain of sand to the IRS when it comes to this size of donation and pricing it out, unless you are well off and make lots of cash your fine...
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    12-23-2017, 06:33 PM
    Hi bobw53, That may be the fix. stop trying to use the drain line under pressure from the tank to the outside. Terrific, then I wouldn't need to...
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    12-23-2017, 06:20 PM
    OK, I don't have the best ability to explain things sometimes and I get a bit wordy. What I want to do is tee the drain of the air dryer into the...
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    12-23-2017, 04:20 PM
    Hi Group, I have a remote air tank only and now a new (used) refrigerated air dryer in the upstairs of my shop. I have a 1/2" copper drain line...
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    12-23-2017, 03:54 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread She flies again! in General
    Hey Flylo, Do have the opportunity to be in contact with the fellows that bought the plane? Any chance for you to ever fly in it or ride in it? ...
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    12-23-2017, 03:34 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Arbor Press Platen Ideas? in General
    Hey gzig5, I have a import press that came without a bolster also. All I had was 3/4"x 6" flat stock and I just cut it to size as a square, cut...
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    12-05-2017, 07:18 PM
    I have 2 plasma cutters a cut50 and a 1980's century 20 the cut 50 will cut 1/2 easy but makes "angry noises and scares the hell out fo anyone in my...
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    12-04-2017, 07:06 PM
    gaston replied to a thread Where to buy gears? in General
    you can have what you want made here or here also here ...
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    11-29-2017, 11:06 PM
    OK guys, If I pull the trigger on the valve, which cylinder is going to do the job best? And what do we figure the press tonnage would be with...
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    11-29-2017, 05:26 PM
    gaston replied to a thread Upgrading shop lights in General
    I replaced all my 4' bulbs with led bulbs direct wired ( got then from amazon prime 24 bulbs 177.00 ) about . got rid of the buzzing and flicker of...
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    11-27-2017, 10:50 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Pedestal Mounted Vise in General
    My brother has a 6" large vise on a 6" piece of pipe (not sure if it is filled) welded to a 3' x 3' piece of plate steel for you to stand on and...
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    11-26-2017, 01:02 AM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread HVAC Thermostat in General
    3 Phase Lightbulb, I'm no expert on "T" stats, but the auto setting is a feature on older stats that has the fan come on only in the call for...
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    11-20-2017, 06:22 PM
    But look at all the publicity, and what you have learned from that extra time! LOL TX Mr fixit for the family Chris :)
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    11-20-2017, 01:06 PM
    Hey Matt, The first comments are correct in my estimation. The rust on the motor lead connection on the left is the cause. If you look at the way...
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    11-16-2017, 10:47 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Coveralls or shop coats? in General
    I say be careful of the tyvek suits, they actually take a lot to tear the material except at the seams sewn in. I have a leather apron knee length...
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    11-09-2017, 12:46 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Free Machines in General
    Hey Whoopee, That definitely deserves a "YOU SUCK" for the best deal of the year in my opinion. As you may not know this is a badge of honor in...
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    11-06-2017, 12:57 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread fresnel lens in General
    I use to build fixtures for the semiconductor industry and we could get a clear smooth finish on table saw cuts and other shop saws with a jointer to...
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    10-29-2017, 06:19 PM
    Hi Group, I have the old style push type. I'm one to make a scissor type if I can vs the 250.00+ price of the Eaglerock. JR where do you find them...
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    10-29-2017, 06:08 PM
    Hi Paul, I have 2 sets of the same parts drawers that you show. I too wanted them over a work bench side by side, I took the sides and bolted...
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