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    03-24-2017, 09:48 AM
    So, as usual I'm looking for something that is easier that I make it. Running it and calculating the time of transferring from one to the other...
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    03-24-2017, 01:05 AM
    Hi Group, I'm building a TIG touch water cooler and have a pump out of a ice machine, I think. It has no badges or label's and does run on 120v....
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    03-24-2017, 12:44 AM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Belt grinder plans? in General
    Lakeside, You agree with Sarge or Larry_g ? I'm thinking a 6"x 72" or 120" belt and wheel assembly.The 3hp would make a killer general use...
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    03-24-2017, 12:34 AM
    Hi Tundra Twin Pak, Can you get a few pic's of the controller from the sides and top with the wires disconnected? This looks a bit like a MC 60....
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    03-15-2017, 03:33 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Rivets and hand tools in General
    Guys, thanks for the responses. I'm looking at light sheet metal work so I figure I will hand form the rivets unless I get real tired of hitting...
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    03-14-2017, 10:49 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Model engine flywheels in General
    Don't put a fence on that side of the country or we will really hear about it from our friends up North!! TX Mr fixit for the family Chris. :)
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    03-14-2017, 10:44 PM
    Mr Fixit started a thread Rivets and hand tools in General
    Hello Group, I got a box from an estate sale this past weekend, that has solid rivets and other misc hardware. In the bottom I found 2 Pexto rivet...
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    03-09-2017, 09:54 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread 1-wheel cut knurling tool in General
    MattiJ, Thanks for posting. Now I have another tool to make! In a box from the lathe I purchased there were cutters for this but I didn't know how...
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    03-08-2017, 12:19 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    MattiJ, That will be great! I look forward to all you can share. If you have any drawings or dimensions for someone to replicate we might want to...
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    03-05-2017, 03:37 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    MattiJ, That looks great and quite simple, how does it work? Could you post a thread on use of this tool? Curious minds want too know. TX Mr...
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    03-04-2017, 01:43 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Model Engineering shows in General
    Here is the link to the Portland Model Engineers web site. No information but you might consider contacting the members listed on the site. If I can...
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    03-04-2017, 01:22 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Buyer's remorse???? in General
    Hi Group, I may not call it remorse but I bought a 15x40 gear head Asian lathe with a mill which is what I really wanted. In 5yrs I didn't even...
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    02-27-2017, 12:20 AM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Nuts! in General
    Not sure of the size you need for the tab washers. But they are used on bike wheel axles the solid kind, and the quick release kind . What I'm saying...
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    02-26-2017, 02:21 PM
    Hi wierdsience, I'm taking a stab here, shouldn't you be using a NO not NC set of contacts, because as I've always been told the contacts are as...
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    02-18-2017, 04:13 AM
    This is how I get my sign in name. I fix the things around the house for, my kids and our folk's. I just last weekend put a new cord on the vacuum...
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    02-14-2017, 11:19 PM
    Maybe they can do a sequel to Fargo and rent his Shopsmith. TX Mr fixit for the family Chris. :rolleyes:
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    01-30-2017, 10:06 PM
    Hi, Wasn't Brian showing his to be out of different materials, just cutting from steel of any method doesn't get the look he is actually after...
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    01-29-2017, 04:31 PM
    Wierdscience, Why do you want a speed control for a grinder? I'm under the impression that one speed fits all. Please one of you inlighten me. TX...
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    01-25-2017, 09:19 PM
    We'll Group, My friend and I have decided to use the 25.4 and double check the quick formula on Google that I originally used and to do a complete...
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    01-23-2017, 10:37 PM
    Hey Mike, Just picked up a free TM off of Craigslist they lost the key to use it! Question, does the tilt motor have much use in a shop...
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    01-22-2017, 08:52 PM
    Absolutely RB2ll ! Loose nut, I've tried to find a imperial set of plans but poor designs are the norm, not had good luck. The design I have does...
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    01-22-2017, 06:36 PM
    Hi Pete, I've done just that on the numbers part of conevertin to inch, so now I'm on to the finding a close inch match. I just wanted to put...
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    01-22-2017, 06:10 PM
    Hello Group, The project is a Stirling engine, the Coffee Cup model, and I could only find it available free in metric on line. I have the set...
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    01-19-2017, 10:06 PM
    Great responses. I'm looking into the linseed idea and, a guy from work that is from Rossland Canada said he used to use LPS 3 rust inhibitor in a...
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    01-18-2017, 09:44 PM
    Hello Group, First real snow here in the Pacific Northwest in a long time. I had to get out the tire chains and they were all rusted up and...
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    01-17-2017, 01:32 PM
    Mcgyver, that is a piece of art!! Do you know what issue your project was in. I would like to build myself a new tool after seeing that wonderful...
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    01-17-2017, 12:45 PM
    I have a SB9A and I use a bump knurling tool and get good results by taking light cuts and repeat multiple times which seems to not put as much...
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    01-17-2017, 12:38 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Quick Change Tool Holder in General
    I have e a import and it has served me fine. I did buy a box of misc. Tools and such at a garage sale which had a Armstrong wedge tool holder in...
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    01-16-2017, 02:00 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Using Woods Metal in General
    Hi stepside, Here is a quick Google on DIY mandrel bender. http://www.homemodelenginemachinist.com/showthread.php?t=20986 This is for smaller...
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    01-16-2017, 12:28 AM
    Hi Group, How is a pin vise used? I got a garage sale box a while back and it had a set of #61 to #80 in a hout really small drill index box. Not...
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