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    08-15-2018, 08:39 PM
    Robin R replied to a thread insulation/sound barrier? in General
    Something that is in MattiJ's chart but that no one has mentioned is resilient bar, it isolates the drywall in a similar way to having staggered...
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    08-09-2018, 03:25 PM
    Is the new wheel about the same other than the number of teeth, if so wouldn't it be easier to make a new worm to go with that, rather than trying to...
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    07-31-2018, 10:50 PM
    Due to dwindling numbers caused by global warming, the Canadian Mint is going to stop making toonies with the polar bear on it. The new coin will...
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    07-31-2018, 10:38 PM
    Robin R replied to a thread O. T.--Dog days of summer in General
    One of my dads was you live and learn, then you die and forget it all.
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    07-28-2018, 01:52 PM
    Robin R replied to a thread Hendey at HGR in General
    It's good to hear to does have that feature. My Holbrook has an extra shaft that has the trips to disengage the dog clutch and a lever that selects...
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    07-27-2018, 03:50 PM
    Robin R replied to a thread Hendey at HGR in General
    If it all works and isn't worn out I would say that is a decent price, though it looks like the tool and gauge doesn't have lead screw reverse.
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    07-13-2018, 09:10 PM
    It might be worth checking out a restaurant supply store, they would likely have some large trays, possibly even some used ones.
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    07-10-2018, 11:49 PM
    Robin R replied to a thread turning problem in General
    A Co-Ax indicator would be a convenient way to check the tail-stock quill, trying to follow a dial test indicator all the way round isn't the easiest...
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    06-11-2018, 09:16 PM
    Robin R replied to a thread Buying first lathe in General
    The Reed Prentice does come with at least a 3 jaw chuck and steady rest, though it might come with more. One really nice feature it comes with is...
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    06-11-2018, 03:37 PM
    Robin R replied to a thread Tool Holder ID in General
    It could still be a BT taper, I have a Torshalla collet chuck that has a 40 taper but it looks like the flange has been turned off. In fact that is...
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    06-09-2018, 08:07 PM
    Robin R replied to a thread Leaky Golden Rod oil cans in General
    If they use oil cans in the Whitehouse, then these are probably the ones.
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    05-27-2018, 04:58 PM
    Robin R replied to a thread Epoxying aluminum in General
    It is oxidation that causes a bad bond and it happens faster than you can cover freshly sanded aluminum with the epoxy. MattiJ has it right, you put...
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    05-24-2018, 09:38 PM
    You can probably get over a small storage capacity by putting the dehumidifier up off the ground and running the hose into a larger container.
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    05-24-2018, 09:35 PM
    You know this thread is over 2 years old.
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