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    10-01-2019, 09:17 PM
    TGTool replied to a thread Reboring center holes in General
    That's the way I was shown to straighten out a center. Sometimes in the initial drilling a nub left from facing may force the center drill off and...
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    09-26-2019, 06:50 PM
    Well, there might be a natural limit there. The ones making the mods on their guns and then trying them out in the woods may be unwittingly...
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    09-26-2019, 08:09 AM
    TGTool replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    What is it specifically about the radius discrepancy that annoys you? At first glance it seems to me not especially relevant. Thinking about...
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    09-24-2019, 10:51 AM
    A project i worked on utilized a large indexing table and it had a solenoid operated brake. When you initiated an index it would release the brake...
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    09-22-2019, 09:38 PM
    Back in the early 70's I was working on the exhaust system for a car in the shop, Mercedes if I remember. Up on the hoist I'm looking at the bell...
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    09-22-2019, 09:22 PM
    TGTool replied to a thread I made a Repeat O Meter in General
    All very nicely done, well thought out and well explained.
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    09-22-2019, 10:15 AM
    TGTool replied to a thread I made a Repeat O Meter in General
    The front piece needs to be able to move up and down at the end where the indicator is. That is, it's essentially tracking just the one foot at the...
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    09-11-2019, 09:56 PM
    It gets only occasional use for a variety of reasons. One, I don't have enough room in the shop so if I want to use it I have to do some shifting...
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    09-11-2019, 02:37 PM
    I've also built one. There's a Yahoo group devoted to the Quorn and some work-alikes. The files and photos sections have a lot of pictures of...
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    09-10-2019, 09:15 AM
    Boy, that raises a question I never thought to worry about. I've got a Quorn and the screw and dial are graduated in thousanths of an inch. I've...
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    09-06-2019, 10:22 AM
    TGTool replied to a thread Bench Grinder Mod Question in General
    I'm not giving you a hard time. We need to pay constant attention to safety issues, but realistically some situations are impossible or impractical...
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    09-05-2019, 03:50 PM
    TGTool replied to a thread Bench Grinder Mod Question in General
    Do you have a pic of how you installed the wheel guards afterwards? :D I guess if the lathe is big enough to swing the guards too ....
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    09-05-2019, 10:37 AM
    TGTool replied to a thread Bench Grinder Mod Question in General
    On a similar grinder I just made up thicker washers for the inner side that were a close fit on the shaft. I don't have them here in front of me,...
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    08-20-2019, 11:42 PM
    TGTool replied to a thread O.T. Fluke Meter Leads. in General
    I recently got a set of leads at Lowes with crocodile's. I can't remember what I paid but less than $40 I'm pretty sure. Banana plugs fit the other...
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    08-14-2019, 12:21 PM
    TGTool replied to a thread Dog bite story---O.T. in General
    Yeah, that's entirely likely. But it's really foisting their own problem off on others. So, would they accept this scenario? I've got a dog...
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    08-14-2019, 11:36 AM
    TGTool replied to a thread Dog bite story---O.T. in General
    Bet they won't buy me the electric mower so we can all have more peace, though.
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    08-13-2019, 06:15 PM
    TGTool replied to a thread Dog bite story---O.T. in General
    This isn't a serious problem but it is annoying. I'm currently living in a house with a fenced in back yard. All the neighbor yards are also wood...
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    07-29-2019, 08:20 PM
    TGTool replied to a thread Run-away Engine--sorta o.t. in General
    I heard a story passed on about an old mechanic in Des Moines when I was in college. He was legendary for working on import cars and was reputed to...
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