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    Yesterday, 10:16 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Installing a cheap DRO? in General
    ^---^---^ Ditto what Rich said. :D Gosh, if you guys wanted crappy resolution you should have bought those digital caliper things. Why cover up...
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    Yesterday, 09:52 AM
    Yikes! :eek: I'm in my late 60s and have never had one--That I know of. Must be all the TB food you're eating up there. Cripes, we don't eat that...
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    Yesterday, 09:42 AM
    I figured it would be different. After looking at a couple of Index feeds, I now see HOW different. :eek: Does yours have that drive shaft from the...
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    Yesterday, 12:12 AM
    My old 3-phase BP table feed has a reversing lever on it. There's no need to reverse the motor. On mine, the motor stays running and you shift the...
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    Yesterday, 12:11 AM
    CCWKen added 2 photo(s) to album Bridgeport Mill
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    06-18-2018, 08:54 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Surface grinder motor? in General
    I misspoke--It was $118. I got it off Amazon. I had to go back through my purchases to get the link. The one I received is the newer model. The...
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    06-18-2018, 08:21 PM
    In a displacement ship, you get away from it as far as your can or you'll go down with the "bubbles" as they rise. You can't float in/on air. Many...
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    06-18-2018, 07:20 PM
    60 degrees? It hasn't been that cold here since January or February. Way too hot to eat or cook outdoors now. :eek:
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    06-17-2018, 08:46 PM
    CCWKen added 6 photo(s) to album Craftsman Lathe
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    06-17-2018, 08:28 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Surface grinder motor? in General
    I almost finished my conversion to a servo motor on the Craftsman lathe. I'm waiting on a cooling fan for the controller to call it finished but it...
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    06-17-2018, 08:20 PM
    CCWKen created an album Craftsman Lathe
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    06-17-2018, 08:16 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Installing a cheap DRO? in General
    What I'm getting from this is you're complaining about the resolution? Next you'll be complaining about having too much money. :cool: I have the...
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    06-16-2018, 09:29 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread OT generating CO2 on demand in General
    It's not cheaper! Even more so if you have to pay a tank lease. I buy all my tanks outright then just swap for a refilled tank for the price of the...
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    06-16-2018, 09:10 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread O/T: Dropped the Load. in General
    When I first moved out to this rural area in 1998, the power would drop every time it rained. I mean every time and it didn't have to be a heavy...
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    06-15-2018, 09:51 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Nice going Matt! I've been wanting to make one myself for a while. Just had a "palm to the forehead" Duh moment. I was wondering how to make a holder...
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    06-14-2018, 10:00 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread OT generating CO2 on demand in General
    I use a vacuum pump to remove air from casting plastic. Works in seconds. A vacuum will also remove moisture so it's not good for urethanes if they...
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    06-14-2018, 02:12 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Multi sheave pulley and vfd in General
    Sounds like you're describing a drill press with an intermediate shaft, etc. Or is this one of those Wrong Fu alien looking mills? (Big Head) I'd say...
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    06-14-2018, 08:51 AM
    Perhaps it's because of the "Net Neutrality" roll back to which Mozilla is apposed. The roll back will now allow service providers to charge extra...
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    06-13-2018, 09:31 AM
    You should have had them induction harden the splines and leave the shaft around 45RC. Those things will probably break long before 100mph. And I...
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    06-12-2018, 08:02 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Around corners, the outside needs to turn faster than the inside of the roller(s)--like an auto differential going around corners. Not sure how you'd...
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    06-12-2018, 08:42 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Breakaway mechanism in General
    Just the term "breakaway" bothers me and I hate sheer pins. I wouldn't want anything to break. I would redesign it so there is a pivot at the sickle...
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    06-11-2018, 08:02 PM
    You still need to make sure your original table is flat--No burs or raised areas around the T-slot break-outs or other goobers. Otherwise; bolting...
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    06-11-2018, 07:04 PM
    I think I'd use it as a table overlay. Bold it down to the existing T-slots with counter sunk SHCSs then mill it in place. Cut new T-slots and fly...
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    06-10-2018, 07:21 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Square broaches? in General
    Make your own broach. In the video below, Clickspring makes a ~1/4" square broach out of tool steel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYI1slVGziU
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