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    Today, 07:40 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    The date doesn't surprise me, I saw a couple of pics of the included instructions/literature while searching for info and I was thinking they look...
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    Yesterday, 08:29 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    I think these things were made in Ohio and marketed by a company in WV but then that's just something I read on a web site during the brief research...
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    Yesterday, 05:54 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    Thanks that's what I wanted to hear! I have gotten a lot of practice the last year or so making really close slip fits doing a particular job that I...
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    Yesterday, 04:17 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    Thanks, I am really anxious to get my hands on this thing, that is if it ever happens. I am assuming that extra size bushings are going to be...
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    Yesterday, 02:26 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    What is included with this thing? I just looked at the E-Bay pic and failed to ask the seller that question, not a good time to be asking him now. Of...
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    Yesterday, 11:20 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    The crystal ball I normally use to foresee these problems ahead of time was broken when I placed the order. :rolleyes: In a similar situation you...
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    01-28-2015, 07:14 PM
    Also sometimes you can find de-certified rubber electricians gloves that are perfect for this, I gave about 5 bucks plus a few dollars shipping for...
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    01-28-2015, 06:38 PM
    Fascinating, well sort of, when reading about that thing it mentions the fact that the "Ringing Bells" are barely audible and the steel ball just...
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    01-28-2015, 10:51 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    Whoo Hoo! They finally found and delivered my grinding tool! That's the good news but the BAD news is the idiots, and I do mean IDIOTS, have once...
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    01-28-2015, 07:53 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    I guess Undelivered Parcel Service likes you better than me, I'm still waiting!
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    01-27-2015, 10:51 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    UPS is still silent and I SERIOUSLY doubt they did anything more than go though the motions of launching a useless "investigation", the last time I...
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    01-25-2015, 06:17 PM
    Guilty on both counts! I will make the tool location correction on the next attempt and use the 4 jaw chuck. Guilty there also! I was more...
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    01-25-2015, 12:35 PM
    Ok right now I have in front of me the remnants of my blade and looking at with a magnifier (I need reading glasses just to read) I do indeed see...
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    01-25-2015, 10:29 AM
    That 1-1/4" was a typo, it was 2-1/4" tube.
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    01-25-2015, 10:05 AM
    Ok I knew about keeping parallel to the chuck face, that's what I meant when I said I feed straight in and also I understand about what happens if a...
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    01-25-2015, 06:27 AM
    Well the title says it this makes the third one (HSS blades) and I have no idea what I'm doing wrong but then I have had no instruction on how to use...
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    01-25-2015, 04:51 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    That may be but as much as they seem to be maligned by some I have so far gotten good service from USPS, at least as far as delivery, and Fed-EX has...
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    01-24-2015, 03:02 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    Actually no they have failed in a variety of ways, watching the tracking progress would have been almost comical if I hadn't of needed the stuff so...
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    01-24-2015, 11:18 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    Well UPS is just as clueless as they were the first day and my fixture is still somewhere out in never-never land. The seller however seems like a...
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    01-22-2015, 06:48 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    This is what is worrying me right now and I can't get answers from either E-Bay or UPS. E-Bay immediately opened a request in the resolution center...
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    01-22-2015, 05:13 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Left handed calipers in General
    Well again the original question has absolutely nothing to do with being right or left handed but rather it's entirely about having a left hand...
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    01-22-2015, 03:07 PM
    After reading this post I have to take some backwater on the comparison I did earlier about the vise I acquired. I had just taken a quick look at the...
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    01-22-2015, 07:09 AM
    About two months ago I acquired a Kurt 6" vise that had very little wear but looked to be about as bad as that one and was missing one of the jaw...
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    01-21-2015, 11:18 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    Well I guess I will never know if it would have worked or not, UPS LOST the damn thing! This is getting old, they have not delivered 3 out of the...
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    01-21-2015, 08:34 AM
    radkins replied to a thread Left handed calipers in General
    To be clear this has nothing to do with being right or left handed, I am right handed, but rather it's about the convenience of using a left hand...
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    01-20-2015, 08:22 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Left handed calipers in General
    Yep, that's what I was talking about!
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    01-20-2015, 10:20 AM
    radkins started a thread Left handed calipers in General
    How many of you use both right and left hand calipers in the shop? Seems as if I am always needing a left hand version (I'm right handed) because of...
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    01-16-2015, 05:33 PM
    radkins replied to a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    Let's just hope I have some success to report! As I said I know little about this thing and have never even seen one up close so it is indeed going...
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    01-15-2015, 11:42 AM
    radkins started a thread Tool grinding fixture? in General
    I just bought one of these to use mostly for end mills, did I do ok or was it a waste of cash? ...
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    01-15-2015, 09:38 AM
    radkins replied to a thread New lathe in Gunsmithing
    Have you looked at this? https://www.grizzly.com/products/14-X-40-Gunsmith-s-Gearhead-Lathe/G0709 After seeing one that a neighbor bought...
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