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    05-15-2017, 11:45 PM
    Hi Gang, The element is from a domestic oven not the original food warmer. I got the cabinet free and it used to run @ 250*F + so I'm thinking...
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    05-14-2017, 07:55 PM
    Thanks Duckman, I just don't want to have hot spots around the element and cause it to burn out. It is a conventional oven element so as I think...
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    05-14-2017, 05:24 PM
    Hi Gang, I'm in the process of building a powder coat oven from a food warmer cabinet like in the restaurants. 2'x2'x5' tall. The question is, the...
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    05-12-2017, 07:22 PM
    OK Group, How about just using parallels like in the mill vise for setting something up? The face of the chuck, how parallel is it to use as a...
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    05-09-2017, 10:10 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread My shaft is bent... in General
    Where is Sir John on this one! He has worked on motor parts and pieces for a long time. Might want to message him for some sound advice. TX Mr...
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    05-07-2017, 03:52 PM
    OK, this may be a bad comment but, why not just mask around the plates real well and paint it. If you use an EXACTO knife to trim, you can get...
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    05-01-2017, 01:25 AM
    BC Rider, With a table saw and a carbide blade you can cut aluminum quite well, just use some wax to lube it before you start. And a bender from...
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    04-30-2017, 03:21 AM
    Hi group, I had some 16ga Aluminum that I have bent a 1" angle on each side of two pieces so that it holds them (not quite a snug fit) on the...
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    04-23-2017, 11:25 PM
    Made a spacer washer for my older SEARS 4" angle grinder for the flap disc with a 5/8 hole. The grinder shaft is a bit over 3/8 so to keep the disc...
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    04-22-2017, 01:58 PM
    Mr Fixit started a thread sanding belt material in General
    Hi Group, I just got a walker turner belt sander/disc sander that I'm rebuilding to use in the shop. Thanks to Tundra Twin Track who graciously...
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    04-16-2017, 08:02 PM
    Hi Tundra, I have replied to your PM. TX Mr fixit for the family Chris :)
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    04-15-2017, 09:12 PM
    Hi Tundra, Yes mine is the 10" disc and 4" belt sander. Are you saying that you have spare parts? Wow! If this is the case, lets talk in the PM...
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    04-15-2017, 03:43 PM
    Hi group, I just picked up a Walker Turner disc / belt sander and it is missing the work platforms for both operations. here is a pic for...
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    04-09-2017, 02:20 PM
    OK guys, That is good advice, I will back flush it, I verified the pump is working,Tony the flow rate of this pond pump may not meet the 1 quart /...
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    04-08-2017, 08:38 PM
    Hi group, I probably should post this on the welding forum but I was here and said what the heck. I started up the welder today in TIG format and...
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    04-08-2017, 11:52 AM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread plastic lens making in General
    Hey, Just my 2 cents on the polishing. I used to work in the semiconductor industry and produced various acrylic fixtures and other plastic...
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    04-02-2017, 01:38 PM
    Mr Fixit replied to a thread Motorcycle machining work in General
    AK Boomer, You are right on with what you have posted, and I'm no expert in any of these area's. Brian, you may want to consider these...
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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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