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    Yesterday, 08:07 PM
    I was ready to drop a 900 dollar bill on the one Shars sells but they wanted $200 more to ship. I checked some of the others but none could answer...
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    06-16-2019, 10:18 PM
    Yeah! They should teach soldering first! That would be the advanced class, of course. Standard classes start with paste glue. :cool:
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    06-16-2019, 08:43 AM
    Oh yeah, cat bites and scratches are very dangerous. I feel your pain. A hot chip across the eye lids is another infection prone injury. It took...
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    06-15-2019, 08:22 AM
    I hope you're not planning on using that wrench to raise something on a boom. I bought one of those truck bed booms with that style of wench and it...
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    06-13-2019, 06:52 PM
    That's the type of case I was referring to for YG-1 taps except mine show no sign of being linked to another. They come in different sizes because my...
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    06-13-2019, 09:41 AM
    Wallie-Bott or whatever it's called is a joke. It's the one that displays an image of "what's behind the wall" on your phone. What a POS! and that's...
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    06-13-2019, 08:54 AM
    Did anyone read post #1? :cool: I've been getting all my recent spiral flute taps in the hinged cases. Also the carbide spotting drills. But...
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    06-13-2019, 08:33 AM
    Same here. And they'll talk to you or give a touch response through the crank. You can fell when the bit wants more or says ease-up a little. :D
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    06-12-2019, 02:51 PM
    That worked for the Chinese versions. They didn't have much of a flange and the flange was split with the spreading segments. Before China took over...
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    06-12-2019, 08:50 AM
    That's what I always do/did. In the first old house in Ohio, it had plaster over slat walls. The PO used those plug anchors for everything. And if...
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    06-11-2019, 09:06 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Ot- semi w 40k lbs of bees in General
    The answer is zero change. The truck will weigh the same. This was proved by one of the Mythbusters episodes years ago. Your "down force" clue...
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    06-11-2019, 07:02 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    This time of the year is when I battle Yellow Jackets/Paper Wasps on a daily basis. Those rascals will build a nest anywhere--Even on the face of a...
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    06-10-2019, 09:37 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Not really. If you look at it under magnification, the seat and valve have many open valleys--Like a vinyl record. Grinding leaves a very POOR...
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    06-10-2019, 08:48 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Keyless Chucks in General
    Don't be in such a hurry. I can feel when it's starting to break through. Back off and add a drop of your favorite juice and ease it through. It's...
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    06-10-2019, 08:29 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Keyless Chucks in General
    Yeah, I don't get it either. Why have a keyless chuck if you need tools to open it? Are you guys hanging off the feed lever because of a dull bit?...
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    06-09-2019, 11:42 AM
    An air pump doesn't care if it's upside down. (Unless it's using unsprung check balls instead of reed air valves.) The air piston operates a smaller...
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    06-08-2019, 12:43 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Keeping Brass Clean? in General
    I used to use that silver plate/polish to repair antique car light reflectors. It worked great as a repair but it's silver and not brass. And the...
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    06-07-2019, 07:14 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Olden instruments in General
    It's no different for US made tools. They're made for a market segment.
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    06-06-2019, 12:01 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Dowel Pin Tolerance's in General
    I whack mine with a hammer and they go in. That's all I care about. ;)
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    06-01-2019, 07:13 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Tramming the Mill question in General
    "mills head being laid down horizontally" LMAO That's funny but the OP didn't say anything about turning his mill into a lathe. He asked about...
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    06-01-2019, 06:38 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Cutting a spline in General
    Watch Tony's video on cutting a spline. It may help you out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDQLIEV3IpA
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    06-01-2019, 01:43 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Tramming the Mill question in General
    You'll have to explain that impossibility to me. :confused: The table follows the course of the X and Y dovetails. The tool is just a single point...
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    06-01-2019, 08:59 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Tramming the Mill question in General
    I don't know about PCclick either but if they're anything like Pinterest, they're a bunch of thieving hackers. Pinterest got it's start by stealing...
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    05-29-2019, 09:37 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Computer Issue Boot Disc OT in General
    Is XP the version of Windows on the PC? If not, it won't work. The version MUST be the same. The startup/repair will most likely recreate the boot...
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    05-29-2019, 09:15 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Tramming the Mill question in General
    If it's a BP clone, it has a ram. Put a square on the table aligned to a slot and run the ram in and out with a gauge held to the square by the...
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    05-29-2019, 08:33 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Computer Issue Boot Disc OT in General
    "Computer didn't come with a recovery disc." No but I bet it came with instruction on the first page to create one. :rolleyes: Use the disk from...
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    05-29-2019, 07:42 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Tramming the Mill question in General
    That Pinterest link sucks BIG TIME. You have to have an account to "click" on anything. That page also tried to load some kind of worm or script....
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    05-28-2019, 07:22 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Making Colchester lathes in General
    Not a hint of safety equipment anywhere. Except a guy puts on a pair of glasses before pouring molten cast iron. :rolleyes: I'm amazed any one...
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    05-28-2019, 09:19 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Yeah, it's aluminum. 3/4" thick so it's plenty rigid for a dial indicator. I liked this style over all the rest because it can be used on a face test...
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    05-27-2019, 06:11 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    I made this yesterday but didn't get the photos off the phone until today. :o This QCTP indicator holder was inspired by Bud.N's version on YT but...
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