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    10-22-2017, 09:17 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread U-Bolt Rolling Chart Specs in General
    There is no way that you could bend 5/16" stainless rod around a 1 3/4" pipe and expect good results. I'll see if I can post a picture of my rolling...
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    10-20-2017, 08:54 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread U-Bolt Rolling Chart Specs in General
    What is a fly press ?? JL.............
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    10-20-2017, 07:14 PM
    I need to roll some stainless U-bolts. So..... I have to make a roll die for my rolling fixture. The material I'm using is 5/16" stainless rod, 303...
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    10-18-2017, 01:16 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread HF 2 Ton Shop Crane in General
    I was just noticing that the bolt looks a little small for the hole. You can also see that the top of the ram is hitting the bottom of the arm. So I...
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    10-18-2017, 10:32 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread HF 2 Ton Shop Crane in General
    Not surprised given the gap on either side of the ram. JL................
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    10-14-2017, 10:57 AM
    Sure fooled me. The way that hair is laying in the gullet of that cutter looks just like a crack. JL.................
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    10-14-2017, 09:01 AM
    They look to be shop made and either not properly hardened, not hardened through out or hardened just enough to do what the maker wanted them to do....
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    10-11-2017, 10:49 PM
    I've purchased a few odd size metric taps and metric end mills in the past. They worked fine for the job. Not sure how they would hold out in a...
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    10-11-2017, 01:23 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread OT: Gun Safe/Cabinets in General
    Good chance the thief would start a fire before he opened the side, unless he has a partner standing by with a fire extinguisher. Moral of the...
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    10-11-2017, 11:22 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread OT: Gun Safe/Cabinets in General
    Lots of pros and cons. Either way if someone breaks into your house are they going to be bringing an angle grinder with a bunch of wheels to try and...
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    10-11-2017, 09:26 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread OT: Gun Safe/Cabinets in General
    Why are they so easy to get into ???? I've noticed that almost all the brands use the same electronic key pad and spoke handle. I'm guessing they are...
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    10-10-2017, 11:27 AM
    It was the length of the pipe. Even though it might not have weighed much 10' is over the limit. Usually an extra charge if over 8' So you can't...
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    10-10-2017, 11:23 AM
    Yea, Ha, Ha,......... TPI costs more to ship. That adds no weight. JL..................
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    10-10-2017, 09:06 AM
    Don't feel bad. Last year I bought three band saw blades from George Radner co. 58" long x 1/2" x .025. The bands cost me $72 and the surprise...
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    10-08-2017, 01:39 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread What are These? in General
    Probably part of some wind up gadget. Shaft etc. JL...................
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    10-07-2017, 09:25 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread The Weather Channel OT in General
    Well either way it no longer works on Win 7 for what ever reason. I just don't understand the reasoning behind eliminating the compatibility of an...
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    10-07-2017, 09:32 AM
    I really like working with 1144. It machines like 12L... almost but close enough. Best part is if you need to harden it you can fully harden it...
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    10-07-2017, 09:25 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread New and "Improved" web site in General
    I like it this way too. There was no need to change the appearance, I didn't like it either. Compounded by not being able to post pictures I was...
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    10-06-2017, 08:26 AM
    When you use coolant on an open machine like that you should concentrate the flow over the cutting tool and use just enough to keep the tool from...
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    10-06-2017, 08:21 AM
    Really, my first thoughts too............how can you see what your doing. The guards I've seen of that style are usually clear Lexan or something and...
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    10-05-2017, 10:59 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread The Weather Channel OT in General
    I've done the download a couple of times. The program comes up but no data is displayed. It also takes me to the page that says "this version is no...
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    10-05-2017, 10:51 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Aloris Tool Holder ??? in General
    Didn't know that. JL............
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    10-05-2017, 05:01 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Aloris Tool Holder ??? in General
    It seems that in the past few years Aloris has come up with a lot of gimmick stuff just to fill up their catalog and keep the new products rolling...
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    10-05-2017, 03:03 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread The Weather Channel OT in General
    This is the Windows version I'm talking about. JL.....................
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    10-05-2017, 12:36 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread The Weather Channel OT in General
    That is their web site, not the program for Windows. JL...............
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    10-05-2017, 11:19 AM
    JoeLee started a thread The Weather Channel OT in General
    For several years I've used the weather channel on my Win 7 laptop. It always came in handy for a quick glance at the current weather and forward...
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    10-05-2017, 08:26 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Aloris Tool Holder ??? in General
    OK, that answers it. I don't like the idea of the tool post being used to supply the clamping force to secure the boring bar in the holder. It...
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    10-04-2017, 11:08 PM
    JoeLee started a thread Aloris Tool Holder ??? in General
    I've seen this before........The two pads on the contact surface of the tool holder. This isn't a factory thing is it??? Hard to tell if they are...
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    10-04-2017, 10:53 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Mice.... in General
    That trap isn't something you want to forget about and remember to check it a week later. PU !!! JL....................
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    10-04-2017, 07:04 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Mice.... in General
    I don't think I ever had a mouse in my shop. Block building and tight door seals. No way for them to really get in. I've set a few traps in the past...
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