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    05-19-2017, 01:39 PM
    Bob Fisher replied to a thread WTB Die Filer in General
    Fly, local Craig's list has a Butterfly die filer in Sterling Heights. Kinda pricy tho. .btw, I never got the NAMES button. Bob.
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    05-04-2017, 09:07 PM
    Bob Fisher replied to a thread for machine light .. ? in General
    Plus one for planeman, LED is the way to go. They don' t get hot either. That little lamp will get hot enough to leave a scar. Bob.
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    04-21-2017, 10:18 PM
    First time in 17 yrs, won't be able to attend. Wife had hip replacement so I'm the chief cook and bottle washer. Hate to miss adding to my button...
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    04-13-2017, 09:12 PM
    Bob Fisher replied to a thread Johnson DC motor in General
    If it's a treadmill motor, try turning it lefty as in loosely. It's probably a 1/2-13 LH thread. Bob.
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    04-05-2017, 06:27 PM
    Bob Fisher replied to a thread New member Introduction in General
    Let me be the first to extend a welcome. You will find a wealth of information and knowledge here. Mostly well mannered and willing to help. Bob.
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    03-29-2017, 04:10 PM
    Bob Fisher replied to a thread Gas lift strut question in General
    I think you need to recheck the geometry of your linkage. Does not look like there is enough room when folded for a gas spring of sufficient lengthto...
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    03-21-2017, 08:42 PM
    Bob Fisher replied to a thread Prep before painting in General
    I used to put my wire wheel covers from my 74 Vega in the dishwasher, worked very well. Still put the electronic air cleaner parts in regularly. My...
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    03-12-2017, 06:20 PM
    I made a crankshaft like you describe for my Galloway hit and miss.i used Locktite and tapered pins. It had Shoulders on the crank portion to obtain...
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    03-08-2017, 11:37 AM
    Bob Fisher replied to a thread What are they? in General
    They loklike "gravers" to me. Meant to turn metals on a jewelersl lathe. Jewelersl lathes are much like wood lathes, they typically do not have an...
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    03-04-2017, 12:13 PM
    Ditto that. I believe that Chamberlin sells one. My neighbor used to call me to tell us our door was open. I can see mine from my Lazy Boy. Bob.
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Retired engineer/manager
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