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    Yesterday, 08:42 PM
    Apparently, it was caused by an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) where the stomach joins the small intestine. The GI doctor said it must have been...
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    07-20-2018, 01:47 PM
    Yep! I keep that handy all the time. :D
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    07-20-2018, 01:44 PM
    Thanks for all the well wishes guys. To narrow it down to what got me a ride in an ambulance to the ER was; chest pains, vomiting and the...
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    07-19-2018, 02:29 PM
    Not that anyone cares but I've been off the forum for a while. Went to the ER on July 2nd and promptly received four pints of blood. Spent two days...
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    07-01-2018, 08:40 PM
    I'm talking about inside on the edge of the DRO display module. You just want off easy. :D
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    07-01-2018, 07:54 PM
    How hard would it be to add side lighting to the display module? They make LEDs pretty small now.
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    06-29-2018, 08:24 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Cannon help in General
    Yep, should have used something (acid) to dissolve the rust, NOT oil it. Unless you can get the oil out with a solvent, the ball is stuck forever....
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    06-29-2018, 08:05 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread WAY OT: Blockchain in General
    There is no cash. You're talking about a coin existing only in digital form with no physical presents and where the value is set by nobody or...
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    06-27-2018, 08:01 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Precision Matthews 9 x 49? in General
    You may not find the truth there but you might hear what you want to hear. Besides being a "sponsored" topic where negatives get deleted, they're too...
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    06-27-2018, 06:53 PM
    You also need to index the rotors from the bearing cups--Not just flat against a faceplate. They need to be perpendicular to the axle axis. On an old...
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    06-27-2018, 06:06 PM
    I'd do it if I had a brand new tight lathe. Otherwise; an old worn lathe will probably cut a cup into the surface. By cup, I mean the outer thickness...
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    06-27-2018, 11:01 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Bill Lightner in General
    Tragic ending to an otherwise sharing person. My prayers go out to family and friends. Here's his YT channel:...
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    06-26-2018, 06:59 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Yeah, it can be brutal sometimes. It still beats the 120" of snow and -20* weather I left in Ohio. Down here, I fire up the propane Mr. Heater 3-4...
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    06-26-2018, 01:33 PM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    It's a barn! :D Zero insulation, tin roof and open along the soffits. Even the doors don't seal. I was giving thought to putting an AC in the lathe...
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    06-26-2018, 09:47 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Nice rack! :D Wish I could keep my most used R8 collets out like that. In my environment, they'd be rusted by morning. :( Tip of the Day: Unless...
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    06-26-2018, 08:59 AM
    CCWKen replied to a thread Installing a cheap DRO? in General
    You probably won't miss the Y travel to the rear. I run with my ram extended about 3" for use with a horizontal attachment anyway. I used 3M...
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    06-25-2018, 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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    06-25-2018, 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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    06-24-2018, 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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    06-24-2018, 07:04 PM
    Have a link to that info? I couldn't find it. :confused:
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    06-24-2018, 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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    06-24-2018, 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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    06-24-2018, 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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    06-24-2018, 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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    06-24-2018, 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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