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    Yesterday, 11:28 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread Teflon to Metal in General
    I built one for my tablesaw maybe 10 years ago. I used UHMW and used flathead screws, 6-32 IIRC. Been holding fine.
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    09-21-2019, 11:43 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Went to the monthly meeting of the Mid Valley Model Engineers. Great bunch of guys
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    09-11-2019, 10:27 PM
    After Dad passed away in 1967, when I had just turned 14, there were a few men who stepped up to help me out. After all these years, all have passed....
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    09-11-2019, 09:52 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread Where's Jerry? in General
    Lew, I wish we were closer, If you ever come to western Oregon, let me know you're invited for a shop visit. Thanks, TC
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    09-11-2019, 08:30 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread Where's Jerry? in General
    I hope Jerry's blood pressure is okay. It must have gone up when someone challenged him. Too bad, he had a lot to offer, and I wish him the best over...
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    09-10-2019, 07:00 PM
    Tim Clarke started a thread Least used machines in General
    I didn't want to hijack the most used tools thread, so here we go: This is about the machine that you use the least. I have lots of tools that...
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    09-10-2019, 06:44 PM
    No doubt a tie between my 4x6 bandsaw, and my homebuilt 1x42" belt sander. I have been de-burring all parts cut from stock, since I got fed up with...
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    09-10-2019, 06:40 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Salmon fishing on the Oregon Coast. Lost 1 caught none.....Buddy Jerry got 4 decent crabs. I'm having clam chowder for dinner. I made it yesterday,...
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    08-29-2019, 12:38 AM
    The bore size will be the size of the ram. At least it has been on the ones that I have resealed over the years.
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    08-22-2019, 07:18 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Yup. It's been a few years since I've been that far north. I need to visit again. The west coast has some beautiful places!
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    08-22-2019, 09:44 AM
    I get mine at Coyote Steel in (I think) 10 foot lengths. They're located in Eugene, Oregon
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    08-17-2019, 09:23 PM
    My friend Dennis has a HLVH clone. I have never ran the real one but this one is sweet, he likes it. He has some at his shop, so knows how the real...
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    08-09-2019, 03:11 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread leaking lathe spindle in General
    Make sure the gearbox vent is open
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    08-05-2019, 09:37 AM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread Some Awesome Inserts in General
    I'm wondering what is the size of the lathe, and horsepower? I have some inserts that look very similar. I'll have to dig them out, and look them...
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    07-31-2019, 11:52 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Yup. A nice hunk of iron. What kind of lathe is this?
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    07-29-2019, 10:31 PM
    Oh ya. Back in the dark ages I overhauled a D.D. 4-53T. Also known as a green grenade. It was in a GMC 6500, if I remember. Cooling system marginal,...
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    07-19-2019, 12:11 AM
    Looking good, Dan!
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    07-11-2019, 08:42 PM
    Now, there's an idea! got any surplus AP's in inventory?
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    07-10-2019, 11:01 PM
    Well, the usual method is to purge the tank, then fill with inert gas. Local guys use exhaust gas, tank hooked to the tailpipe of their truck. It's...
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    07-10-2019, 10:54 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I've cleaned up the parts and then I did a dry assembly to test the play, as per the instructions I have read. I mounted the spindle back in the...
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    07-09-2019, 11:49 PM
    I respect the guys here who have worked in the trade, and I appreciate their input and knowledge. Your contributions to those of us that are hobby...
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    07-09-2019, 11:22 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Brian has it, Clean everything twice with laquer thinner, dry it with lint free towels, or compressed air. cover it so no dust or shop dirt can...
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    07-07-2019, 10:19 AM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread Spade drill holder in General
    I just looked at my copy, it is Jan/Feb 2015. The article shows a holder for 130 degree spades. I don't know if flat bottom spades work with the same...
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    07-06-2019, 04:07 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread Spade drill holder in General
    If you subscribe to the Magazine, there was an article about making the holder for whatever style the author had. Prolly a couple years ago now.
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    07-05-2019, 10:27 PM
    Okay, Here is my idea of comfort tools, and why. 1. An elderly Starrett 0-1" mic. Got it from a elderly stranger, nicest guy you'll ever meet....
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    06-26-2019, 06:19 PM
    Back in the middle 70's I worked in an automotive machine shop that also did drivelines. The guy that did them would peen the weld sometimes to...
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    06-26-2019, 06:04 PM
    Tim Clarke replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Spending the kids inheritance. Went by Metal Supermarket and raided the scrap bin. Then ran over to a local pawn shop and picked up this sweet set of...
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