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    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    New R/T fill with oil, not a word in the paperwork what weight. My thought is 30 wt but could be 10 wt is better Any advise ? Boats
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    01-08-2019, 07:01 AM
    Striper season ramps are crowded at night . My boat rarely sees daylight in the fall. Boats
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    01-07-2019, 04:32 PM
    Latest Boat Ramp gripe is new bright headlight auto on cars backed down to load, blinding cars waiting turn. I say it’s minor compared to most Boat...
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    01-05-2019, 11:18 PM
    boats replied to a thread What Collets do I have ? in General
    Thanks, you guys gave me something to go on. Will measure more carefully and compare to the chart linked. Let you know how it turns out. Boats
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    01-05-2019, 06:34 PM
    boats started a thread What Collets do I have ? in General
    Few years ago bought a collet set off eBay without a good reason. Been in a box behind my lathe since. Donít fit anything I own cleaning up like to...
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    01-01-2019, 11:08 PM
    boats replied to a thread Which 4 inch Rotary Table ? in General
    That’s good information on the weight, 40 is not so much today 10 years I will be 80 and might have to lift it on and off with a block and tackle !...
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    01-01-2019, 02:52 PM
    boats replied to a thread Which 4 inch Rotary Table ? in General
    Good advise on the 6 inch, weighed the vise I use most, 30 lbs. 6 inch rotary 40 lbs. 40 lbs no problem and I can lift it from overhead if need be....
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    01-01-2019, 09:15 AM
    Looking at small Rotary tables 4 inch probably do anything I need. 6 might make more sense but they get up to 40 lbs on and off would be a issue. My...
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    12-31-2018, 06:22 PM
    We received inquiry on used cars Asia to a small Central American country, without engines. Booked them and carried over 300 engineless cars, had to...
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    12-30-2018, 09:42 AM
    There are a lot of truck brokers, most working with a rolladex and lots of experience. Sounds like a good place for on line but in fact few loads ...
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    12-30-2018, 09:25 AM
    It’s a common business pratice visit the US with cash looking for cheap items to export back home. Working in shipping for years can give you lots of...
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    12-25-2018, 12:08 PM
    Set for Xmas, I ordered family paid, Village Press web site worked fine and they were delivered in time even though I ordered late. Wonderful books...
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    12-22-2018, 04:55 PM
    While we are thread drifting and on the metric system, freight tons used measuring and freighting ocean shipments used to be confusing. 40 cubic...
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    12-22-2018, 01:03 AM
    I worked in Australia late 90s, local butcher shop gave me a lecture on the metric system and how “yanks” were behind the times. Then he suggest...
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    12-21-2018, 04:06 PM
    You are right can’t see a lot of use for it. I generally run a 4 jaw on that lathe put the 3 on just so I would have large run out to check. I...
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    12-21-2018, 09:31 AM
    I like indicators and have more than anybody needs. Most off eBay and not all work. My go to for indicating in the 4 jaw is a Mitutoyo 1411 that...
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    12-17-2018, 08:56 AM
    Here is a good collet tutotoral https://youtu.be/7ENSGgeiOVI Boats
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    12-16-2018, 01:48 PM
    boats replied to a thread Burning mulch? in General
    I am involved in a small way with wood pellets exported to European power plants. They are tested carefully for quality and moisture content on...
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    12-15-2018, 06:14 PM
    boats replied to a thread Rockwell mill drawbar wobble in General
    So there is something missing on mine . My drawbar appears to have a different nut too. Finish bar nut and washer does not match rest of the machine...
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    12-15-2018, 09:54 AM
    New to me Rockwell mill. Nice shape no issues, ecxcept. Drawbar pulls collets chucks end mill holders true no run out even high speed. Top of the...
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    11-17-2018, 07:24 PM
    Itís common to replace or refresh critical parts in situations were failure has severe consequences. I work on 2 ex Coast Guard boats. When in...
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    11-13-2018, 09:03 AM
    Been using wedges 60 years if you start counting helping my Dad haul boats on our made railway. Level against angled post once the boat is out of the...
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    10-23-2018, 09:09 PM
    boats replied to a thread Albrecht chucks in General
    Actually a older American made Jacobs ball bearing chuck, the “N” models, are as good as you can get. Remarkable how much better they work than non...
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    10-22-2018, 09:25 PM
    boats replied to a thread Albrecht chucks in General
    Thanks all will degrease it. Not running the tap in the Albrecht it’s the spot drill, pilot hole, tap hole then chucking up the spring loaded tap...
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    10-22-2018, 08:27 AM
    boats started a thread Albrecht chucks in General
    Long time Jacobs fan think I have 9 mounted on machines or tapers, mostly the N ball bearing types. Thought I would try Albrecht found one eBay 1/2...
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