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    03-15-2018, 03:58 PM
    mklotz replied to a thread Happy Pi Day! in General
    Remind us again... How many centuries did it take you lot to see the light and get rid of the 20-12 progression for money?
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    03-14-2018, 06:30 PM
    mklotz replied to a thread Another RANT in General
    This from someone who lives in a country where they use stones to measure weight and a "hundredweight" weighs 112 pounds.
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    03-13-2018, 05:52 PM
    mklotz replied to a thread Another RANT in General
    Attached below is an extract from my document detailing my look into the origin of the numbered drill sequence. At any rate, some judicious...
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    02-21-2018, 12:01 PM
    In another forum someone asked how sensitive a level he needed to level his lathe. Most of the responses were useless rehashes of the "wisdom" that...
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    02-08-2018, 09:29 AM
    Too true, Doozer, too true. Besides the formula to memorize should include the depth-of-thread percentage as well. See below... ...
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    02-05-2018, 10:30 AM
    Football. Let's see, that's the one with the net, right?
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    02-02-2018, 04:56 PM
    mklotz replied to a thread 3 jaw lathe chuck in General
    Make a fitting* for your electric screwdriver so you can drive the scroll with it. Put an oily toothbrush, bristles down, in the jaw slot near the...
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    01-30-2018, 04:41 PM
    I find it fascinating that the spell checker on a forum devoted to machining will flag "collet" as a misspelled word. Compose your submissions in...
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    01-30-2018, 04:30 PM
    Interesting comment given that Walshaw adopted his pseudonym from the Biblical character in Genesis... ...
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    01-30-2018, 02:15 PM
    A DTI will not have sufficient range for centering stock in the four jaw and a Noga-style holder needs to be fiddled with in order to get the probe...
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    12-28-2017, 12:20 PM
    They make a tool for that...
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    12-27-2017, 01:38 PM
    mklotz replied to a thread Machining question in General
    A very fine slitting saw held in a Foredom/Dremel on the toolpost might be a bit more controllable than a parting tool.
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    12-21-2017, 12:18 PM
    I get something different when I read the below. They seem to want you to link but ONLY USING THEIR GENERATED CODE. They specifically do not want...
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    12-19-2017, 06:15 PM
    Got an email from Photosuckit today... ------------------------------------------------ Hello , We would like to offer a tailored plan for...
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