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    09-13-2018, 07:30 PM
    In Sep, 1951 as a child I witnessed such a disaster. The entire neighborhood was served gas via common gas regulator. Some construction nearby...
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    07-24-2018, 05:46 PM
    In Paul's post the pic of soldering the "N" type connectors is exactly what we used in manufacturing electronics. I DIY built my own tweezer type...
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    07-22-2018, 08:06 PM
    I seriously doubt the plug and cord are original to the handpiece which is a resistance soldering device. The probes sticking out should be copper...
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    07-21-2018, 10:48 PM
    wygant, be sure to insert a correct size shank into the collet before measuring the nose OD. If you have a small lathe, the tailstock is usually...
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    07-21-2018, 08:11 PM
    I just tried a Morse #2 collet in my Bridgeport 1943 M Head mill (B&S #7) and sure enough, the collet goes deep before seemingly seating. Of course...
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    07-05-2018, 07:43 PM
    Larry, is there a data plate on the motor showing the wiring options? This will not include the drum switch, but is necessary to determine a...
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    07-03-2018, 07:12 PM
    livesteam replied to a thread Lets start with Hello in General
    John, there is a great deal of information available on the Vintage Machinery site which is part of the Old Wood Working Machinery site:...
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