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    Today, 09:47 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Tangential threading tool? in General
    I think leaning it over would change the thread form also. And it probably wouldn't work at all for large (deep) threads. Yes. Was there...
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    Today, 09:07 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Tangential threading tool? in General
    How would you compensate for the different helix angles of different threads? You'd need a different holder for each thread size, wouldn't you? If...
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    Yesterday, 08:22 PM
    Great job! And the color matches the footprints on the concrete. :D I think I've shown my trip rod before. I had to make the rod, center...
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    Yesterday, 07:04 PM
    Have a link to that info? I couldn't find it. :confused:
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    Yesterday, 06:10 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Drill press repair. in General
    I think I'd try making some bronze tipped "gib screws" before slitting the casting. I would think the most wear to be on the side opposite the rack....
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    Yesterday, 11:16 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Nice going MrFluffy! Glad you got that tank clean and back together. I could smell it from here. :D
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    Yesterday, 11:13 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Don't bother with the cable. They'll unwind unless you weld the ends or put a ferrule over the ends. They're also hard on trees, ornamental stone,...
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    Yesterday, 10:57 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Those nipple center thumb screws are easy! I once made one by accident. :D By the way, are you making/restoring an old transit level? Looks good!
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    Yesterday, 08:08 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I don't bother with the soaking. It only works the first time then storing the machine in the shed or where ever is going to dry it out. I could...
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    06-22-2018, 06:04 PM
    Sounds like another company taking advantage of the new tax policy--From the other side. Since businesses can now use the full capital expense up...
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    06-21-2018, 02:12 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Phone problems in General
    The older phones aren't even compatible with the newer Android OS. So at best, the phone is probably running Ver. 4. That's like living across the...
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    06-20-2018, 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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    06-20-2018, 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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    06-20-2018, 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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    06-20-2018, 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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    06-20-2018, 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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