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    Yesterday, 04:17 PM
    duckman replied to a thread How does this clutch work? in General
    You got it right and the big spring only controls the clamping force, your comma shaped pieces push on a disc forcing the plates together
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    09-12-2018, 06:10 PM
    I and friend volunteer there just before they open for the summer , we go there to lube and make new drive belts for the miniature machines in the 2...
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    09-06-2018, 07:39 PM
    I made a 5/8 X 10 acme thread using an Allen wrench that I ground down to fit it worked, the nut material was Ampco 18 , real nasty stuff to machine,...
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    08-28-2018, 05:58 PM
    duckman replied to a thread Help ID cutting bits in General
    They also come in 1/8" width, 3/16", 1/4", 3/8", we have oodles of them, we also have square ended ones.
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    08-28-2018, 05:49 PM
    duckman replied to a thread Building a model Drag-Saw in General
    Good job on the drawings, my only concern is there is no ramp on the driving clutch part, no ramp and its a devil of a job getting it to engage.
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    08-08-2018, 04:27 PM
    duckman replied to a thread LED Tubes.... in General
    I have some 4' LED's in my shed/work shop, replaced an 8' 2 tube with 1 4' LED almost twice as bright as the 8'. Around here you can get 4' LED...
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    08-02-2018, 07:30 PM
    What I remember Brian is the belt is always moving so when you go to shift it works.
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    07-17-2018, 05:27 PM
    Many years ago my mother and I witnessed a lightning strike about 30 yards from the house we were standing in, the lightning actually went up from...
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    07-17-2018, 05:11 PM
    Why not just put a piece of tape on the bottom of the hole poke the clip thru dump in the epoxy tada done
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    07-05-2018, 11:15 AM
    duckman replied to a thread Wood Chipper project in General
    I have a Whisper Chipper 12" that is for sale powered by a 6 cylinder Ford industrial engine they were made for the Asplundh tree comp. it weighs...
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    06-28-2018, 05:08 PM
    duckman replied to a thread Fastenal Minimum Purchase in General
    My bosses father went to fastenal for 50 1/2-20 X 3/4 dog point set screws they billed the shop over $7.00 each I told him to return them and buy...
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