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    02-16-2019, 07:53 AM
    Are you thinking about Cratex rubber abrasives maybe? https://www.cratex.com/Products/Rubber-Abrasives
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    02-14-2019, 05:35 PM
    Lovely! Nothing like nice new shiny things:) One word of advice - make up some flat chipguards to sit over the hemispheres where the locking ball...
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    02-11-2019, 06:07 PM
    Dave, I got a pair of Gerardis from Cutwel about 6 years ago, when they had a huge discount on them - the price was too good to resist. I've got...
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    02-10-2019, 12:26 PM
    Chucks are soft, so you need a medium/hard wheel. A 46K or L with a nice open grit would be perfect. Plain WA or a 3SG/5SG are fine. Eclipse...
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    02-10-2019, 12:15 PM
    Peter N replied to a thread Smart phone apps in General
    Around Me. Probably the most useful (and non time-wasting) app I have.
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    02-06-2019, 01:55 PM
    Peter N replied to a thread Shop Spring Cleaning in General
    And don't forget to label the storage boxes correctly, like "pieces of string to short to use.."
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    02-05-2019, 07:31 AM
    ^^ -sort of similar, but I think it's a very old version of a copper pipe cutter. Couple of rotary blades in there, and just spin it around the pipe...
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    01-06-2019, 06:58 AM
    Damn, that was like reading the obituary columns. So many now gone for good, and others just moved on to new endeavours. Seems like most of the...
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    12-18-2018, 10:53 AM
    Peter N replied to a thread Magnetic machining in General
    Like Mcgyver said, chuck spider. Took this washer down to about 0.030" It's just sitting on the spider btw, the bolt head seen is on the spider...
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    12-14-2018, 06:17 AM
    I have a 6" Abwood Vice (UK sp.) on my Bridgy, same sort of thing as the bridgeport vice. A little tap down on the parallels it's plenty good enough...
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