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    09-15-2019, 05:47 AM
    David Powell replied to a thread Bearings in gear box. in General
    Long ago I worked in a well known amusement park, We bought a " Scrambler" ride from a closed park, brought it back and assembled and ran it. It ran...
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    09-14-2019, 08:29 AM
    I will bet that " The Gangsters" are in tram---That is are square to the base in all directions. If you need to put holes in specific locations,...
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    09-11-2019, 06:47 AM
    What a great thread, good , kindly , advice from all., with a little extra information about high speed steel and its properties added by folk with...
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    09-11-2019, 06:27 AM
    David Powell replied to a thread Where's Jerry? in General
    I am NOT sorry to be able to browse without an outburst from a self appointed " Expert on everything" giving , sometimes dubious, advice , on...
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    07-06-2019, 08:35 PM
    I only ever met the fellow once, briefly, some 35 yrs or more ago when he demonstrated starting early gas engines at the Ontario Science Centre to...
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    06-25-2019, 10:17 PM
    Dentist,s appointment the next morning. Well I went to the appointment as planned and then went in to the plant., a couple of hours after usual...
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    06-25-2019, 10:52 AM
    Some 30 years ago one of my customers hired me to work in his shop , originally for a week,but the week went on for over a year. Despite not being...
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    06-21-2019, 07:31 AM
    I use aSouthbend 9 inch lathe with a collet chuck on the screwed mandrel. My 5C collets are a mixed, probably elderly, bunch. Their concentricity...
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Married, two children, family very involved in Hobby.
Toronto Ontario Canada
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