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    Yesterday, 01:17 AM
    Could be his dad's stuff,or he could still be building his hoard,or he could be like one of my neighbors,diesel mechanic with probably one of...
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    12-10-2017, 09:45 PM
    I don't think so,the wrenches I see are 9/16 & 5/8 he was using 5/8" all thread rod and nuts which means the nuts will be 15/16". Given that most...
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    12-10-2017, 09:41 PM
    When you have that many subscribers tool companies will give you stuff for review,it's just the way of the world.When you think about it what better...
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    12-09-2017, 02:40 PM
    wierdscience replied to a thread Acra or Grizzly mill? in General
    After studying the manuals for a couple Taiwan EVS b-port clones,the conversion is pretty simple.They just remove the moveable half of the Reeves...
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    12-09-2017, 02:33 PM
    wierdscience replied to a thread Yost vise question in General
    I don't have one of the multi-angles,but I did buy their forged steel import bench vise and like it a lot.It's made in Taiwan and works very well for...
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    12-09-2017, 09:51 AM
    wierdscience replied to a thread Acra or Grizzly mill? in General
    I only mentioned cog belts because that's what the Taiwanese EVS heads use,although they use the HTD series belts and pulleys IIRC instead which are...
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    12-09-2017, 05:27 AM
    wierdscience replied to a thread Acra or Grizzly mill? in General
    Okay,split the baby,buy the VS head and a VFD,then jerk the reeves drive off and replace it with a cog belt ;) All kidding aside,VS Reeves drives...
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    12-08-2017, 09:11 AM
    Both mills have those magnetic type manual contactors before the drum switch so yes.The clone is actually a 2hp single phase motor and in theory...
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    12-08-2017, 01:07 AM
    Some Iscar SEKT 43 AFR-HM in their IC630 grade- http://www.iscar.com/eCatalog/Item.aspx?cat=5698628&fnum=353&mapp=ML Running them in a Shars...
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    12-08-2017, 12:50 AM
    When using the CCGT inserts,just keep the feerate down and the DOC moderate and they will usually do fine.The Chinesium inserts are maybe $2each,so...
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    12-07-2017, 10:07 PM
    Agreed,I've been using them at work for probably 20 years,never an issue that they didn't instantly fix.
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    12-07-2017, 03:50 PM
    The Oxygen valve will be the sticking point,the gas valve can be any that's rated WOG. You might plunder around on Victor's downloads page and...
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    12-07-2017, 03:44 PM
    DCMT will work,but not nearly as well as CCMT or CCGT.On steels soft enough to file,decent quality CCGT inserts,which are high positive rake inserts...
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    12-07-2017, 03:38 PM
    wierdscience replied to a thread Acra or Grizzly mill? in General
    +1 for the Acra,fit and finish will be better. Yes VS belt drives bleed power to the spindle.I have a 2hp B-port VS drive at work and a 2hp Step...
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    12-04-2017, 03:26 PM
    These are big walls and ceilings and they are already mostly white anyway,the building just never had adequate lighting.
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    12-04-2017, 01:51 AM
    Hmmm....what do all those have in common?Maybe an out of control government slaughtering mass numbers of unarmed civilians?Nah..couldn't be...
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    12-04-2017, 01:46 AM
    You will have to explain the difference or are you of the same attitude as Mayor Khan that terrorism should just be accepted the same as the weather?...
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    12-04-2017, 12:16 AM
    I would point out that "gun free zones" are bullet magnets.We could dispense with the absurdity of creating fish bowls full of defenseless...
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    12-04-2017, 12:04 AM
    The only reason we invaded Afghanistan after 9/11 is because Bin Ladin wasn't running his operation from New Jersey.It doesn't matter if you call it...
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    12-03-2017, 06:39 PM
    Thanks,I'll go check them out.It looks like LED lighting is in the same class as home shop CNC and DIY Solar,lot's of hardware,little documentation.
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    12-03-2017, 06:36 PM
    Actually in the many years I have contributed to this forum we have had some very long political threads that were allowed to run on for multiple...
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    12-03-2017, 06:28 PM
    Mass murder is mass murder,semantics make no difference to the victims.Functionally there is little if any difference between a Mohammad Atta and a...
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    12-03-2017, 04:44 PM
    With all due respect I think you are over reacting.I haven't seen anything in this thread to make it political,it's a discussion on societal issues...
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    12-03-2017, 03:02 PM
    The point is,semi-trucks are ubiquitous,damn near anyone can drive one and no target practice is required,heck,you don't even have to fill out a form...
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    12-03-2017, 02:53 PM
    This the the Blue one I bought- ...
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    12-03-2017, 02:42 PM
    Ever see that old picture of Saddam having a meeting with his generals?He was the only one in the room with a pistol,all his generals only had empty...
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    12-03-2017, 02:21 PM
    But,see you just went back to arguing modality.The Nice Terror attack was one man who hijacked a semi-truck,killed the driver and proceeded to run...
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    12-03-2017, 01:48 PM
    I think that was this thread- http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/threads/67078-OT-LED-Shoplight-design What I am finding is even with expensive top...
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    12-03-2017, 01:29 PM
    Pointless is arguing the modality instead of the motive,which is what most people generally do.Crazy will find a way,guns or no guns,for reference...
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    12-03-2017, 01:12 PM
    Darwin works silently in the back ground taking care of stupid 24/7 no need for anymore laws or revisions.
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