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    Today, 11:01 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread A scraping project in General
    My thought is side milling with an end mill creates a nice even wave type finish with high and low spots with good consistency. JT's second and...
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    Today, 10:10 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    The $11 shipping reminds me of what I used to pay for some of my orders, including orders with a 3' length of steel rod or two. I don't know how...
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    Today, 09:35 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread A scraping project in General
    Don't you get a lot of tool deflection side milling with that long end mill?? It also looks like there are some coolant stains on the one piece in...
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    Yesterday, 11:05 PM
    I must have missed your post. I'll bet those locomotive pins will cost you more than a good cylindrical square will. The other thing is they may be...
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    Yesterday, 11:02 PM
    If you find a 3" dia. wrist pin let me know. I looked a few years ago for one that size and couldn't find one. I remember calling a Cat dealer. The...
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    Yesterday, 09:34 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    Good points BC. I don't have to tap too deep. 1/4" to 3/8" max. I could probably use my Dremel with a small disc to slice a few grooves. I did...
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    Yesterday, 09:31 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    I have 2 of those. Neither side is sharp enough to actually cut a thread in a hole. They are just for chasing out damaged or dirty threads. I'm not...
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    Yesterday, 03:40 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    So I started to make a tap. I have .210 on the OD x 36 TPI. I didn't have a 36 TPI insert so I used a 32. The spacing is right anyway. I made this...
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    01-14-2019, 10:34 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    Thanks for the info guys. MT2, I think the proper tap size is 5V1-36, AKA 5.20.705 mm I've never heard of a metric tap being referred to...
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    01-14-2019, 08:49 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    I guess .209 36 tpi is the correct size for the core. Metric would be 5.2 mm. Unfortunately my set doesn't include this size. JL......
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    01-14-2019, 04:20 PM
    JoeLee started a thread Schraader Valve Tap in General
    Does anyone know what the tap size is for the ID of a valve stem where the schrader valve screws in?? All I can come up with on a search is a .305...
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    01-14-2019, 10:39 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    No, I paid for the first order in full. The credit issued was on paper only. I never deducted anything. The original order was paid in full before I...
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    01-14-2019, 09:48 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    So here is the latest....... I got another surprise from them last week. They sent me a past due notice form an order I placed back in November prior...
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    01-14-2019, 09:34 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    I can remember paying reasonable shipping prices back a year ago or so even if the order came in two boxes. I've ordered 3' lengths of 12L steel rod...
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    01-14-2019, 09:31 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    Well maybe in part, but probably no. They have no minimum and I have never made an order that small. I always keep a list of things I need to order...
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    01-14-2019, 09:19 AM
    That's a good point ! JL..............
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    01-12-2019, 07:04 PM
    The motor need "X" amount of fuel to run, weather it's drawn in as vapor or vaporized through the carb. If you lean it out too much it won't run....
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    01-12-2019, 09:35 AM
    JL..........
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    01-12-2019, 09:35 AM
    Looking at the picture in the first post, I always thought those to be straight cut gears only cut at an angle. I know they are still referred to as...
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    01-12-2019, 09:22 AM
    I would also prefer 16ga. but if you can figure out how to put a rib under the drawer bottom for support you could get away with thinner ga. sheet....
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    01-12-2019, 09:19 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Shop inside the house in General
    Short answer... no. For all the previous stated reasons. JL............
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    01-12-2019, 01:37 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Shortening MT-3 arbor in General
    I agree. On my Clausing TS the MT arbors with tangs pop when the quill is at 5/8" . Some other dead centers without tangs won't pop until the quill...
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    01-11-2019, 08:38 PM
    Without a picture I'm not sure what you're talking about. Maybe the one that says boring has a v groove machined in it to hold a round boring bar. ...
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    01-09-2019, 05:31 PM
    I can remember that happening brand new Chevy's when you took them to the car wash. JL..................
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    01-08-2019, 09:26 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    Yea, and if they ship it to me and charge me $25 shipping should I call and bitch ?? JL....................
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    01-08-2019, 02:31 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    MSC has gotten much better over the years. I've been buying from them as long as I've been buying from McMaster. Most all the orders I place with MSC...
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    01-08-2019, 01:09 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    I do believe the call I received was legit because the person that called me had knowledge of my purchase history etc. So I doubt it was a...
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    01-08-2019, 10:20 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    When I first started doing business with them back in the early 90's I always paid by credit card. Can't remember how long I used that payment method...
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    01-08-2019, 09:46 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    I can remember trying to get a catalog from them back in the 90's prior to them having a well organized and easy to navigate web site. It was next to...
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    01-07-2019, 10:38 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread McMaster Cut Me Off in General
    I've told them several time when these split shipped orders started happening to please tell me when I place an order if my items will be coming out...
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