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    Yesterday, 08:22 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Online O-ring Calculator?? in General
    Try Parker Seals...... I've never had a problem finding an O-ring to fit the job. The tolerances are very gracious with these and the way they...
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    Yesterday, 08:18 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread In Honor of Sir John... in General
    That's good..... you lucked out. Usually there is always some pitting or gas pockets that will appear as you cut into the welded area, and if you go...
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    07-17-2018, 11:48 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread In Honor of Sir John... in General
    Nice job. Did you run into any hard spots or pin holes when you were turning it.? JL......
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    07-17-2018, 10:16 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread New from Arkansas... in General
    All I can say is that dust collection system works really well. Either that or you have half a dozen maids running around after hours picking up and...
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    07-17-2018, 10:07 PM
    That's not the point......... it's a real PIA to drop everything your doing to grab the phone and look at the CID to see whether you should answer it...
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    07-17-2018, 08:16 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Hand Crank For My Lathe in General
    I don't know any kids that have even the slightest interest in any of this stuff.......... their all too busy playing with their Iphones. ...
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    07-17-2018, 08:14 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread OT: hardware question in General
    What kind of weight do you plan on rolling on these wheels???? I don't believe barn door rollers are rated, like garage door rollers. JL..........
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    07-17-2018, 08:06 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread New from Arkansas... in General
    It didn't look that big from the picture. I love that reloading bench. Is that in the woodworking area of the shop?? JL.................
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    07-16-2018, 09:36 PM
    I didn't read all the previous posts but may I suggest replacing the pin with one made of aluminum or brass. JL.................
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    07-16-2018, 09:33 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread New from Arkansas... in General
    That's a nice clean looking shop with plenty of room to walk around. I remember when mine was like that. Now I have to do the sideways shuffle around...
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    07-16-2018, 07:03 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Hand Crank For My Lathe in General
    I started a fad, didn't I. Now everybody has to have a hand crank. JL................
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    07-16-2018, 06:01 PM
    Sign up for this.............https://www.nomorobo.com/ I did and it just about completely stopped all the robo calls. These people are getting...
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    07-16-2018, 05:45 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Hand Crank For My Lathe in General
    If this was something I was doing all the time then yes, I would come up with some motorized method of driving the spindle, but for the few times...
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    07-16-2018, 05:43 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Hand Crank For My Lathe in General
    Yes it is and I do that sometimes but not when you have to stop up against a shoulder. It get too dangerous. JL..............
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    07-16-2018, 05:42 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Hand Crank For My Lathe in General
    I'm sort of facing that problem also........ With my back plate mounted six jaw chuck sticking out as far as it does I can just reach around and grab...
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    07-16-2018, 05:36 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    Here is another one, unbranded of course. eBay item number: 132250386487 I find the listing somewhat confusing. It says contact...
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    07-16-2018, 09:58 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    Max, the display says non-contact, but the listing says contact. It has a mode switch so I'm guessing it goes both ways. JL.............
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    07-16-2018, 08:10 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    This one looks interesting............ eBay item number: 153014981853 The listing says contact type and one of the pics shows it with...
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    07-16-2018, 08:03 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    Not really............. Battery composition has changed since the days of acid leaking out of them. I can remember taking them out of toys when I was...
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    07-15-2018, 09:50 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    I haven't seen batteries in years that leak. When I think leak I think acid seeping from them like they used to do in the 50's and 60's. Today's...
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    07-15-2018, 09:46 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    An accurate speed doesn't really matter much. I usually go with what works best for the job. I'm not sure if there is a conversion chart in my VFD...
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    07-15-2018, 09:44 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    I ran across that brand as I was searching. Very expensive. JL............
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    07-15-2018, 03:25 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    That's nice to have a constant monitor. What is it wired to?? Is there a pickup for it?? I take it the laser ones need a reflective marker on what...
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    07-15-2018, 01:01 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    This one seems to be the most popular one selling on ebay. It certainly has a wide enough range. I don't care about anything running close to 99k R's...
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    07-15-2018, 08:22 AM
    JoeLee started a thread Digital Tachometers in General
    I just started noticing all these digital tachs. Some are contact, some non contact and some go both ways. It would be pretty handy to have one of...
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    07-15-2018, 08:18 AM
    Ditch PB..........most all of us have when they started that crap about posting pics for forums and every ones pics went missing. ...
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    07-15-2018, 08:16 AM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Hand Crank For My Lathe in General
    I should have made this a long time ago too. I tore up the tendon in my left hand thumb last year from over cranking the hand wheel while threading...
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    07-14-2018, 09:55 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread WD-40 in General
    Water Displacement 40 Days Only. JL.................
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    07-14-2018, 05:40 PM
    JoeLee replied to a thread Hand Crank For My Lathe in General
    I never thought of using a ratchet for a handle. That would be a good idea except you have to stop to move the ratchet and stopping when your using...
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    07-14-2018, 01:17 PM
    JoeLee started a thread Hand Crank For My Lathe in General
    I made this between yesterday and today. There are times when I have to thread right up to a shoulder or taper out before I hit and running under...
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