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    07-14-2019, 05:49 PM
    Serves you right for being cheap:D and buying a low end product.You get what you pay for.:DWould Taiwan forty years ago used the metric system.?15...
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    07-12-2019, 01:40 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Acceptable runout? in General
    I think you got a german made chuck that is rebranded by the Indian reseller. ;)The comments of "not good enough for me "I think refer to the end...
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    07-10-2019, 11:48 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Spade drill holder in General
    Do these holders have a coolant through hole. Nice work.
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    07-08-2019, 01:57 PM
    They make special passivating acids and coming from darkest third world S Africa we dont care about the environment.I soppose it would be safer to do...
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    07-08-2019, 10:42 AM
    plunger replied to a thread How do you move a 10ee? in General
    Isnt that like a ridiculous price for an awesome lathe.?I soppose if its missing everything then its not so attractive.
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    07-08-2019, 10:38 AM
    Would you show a pic of the stuff?Scratches are always a problem compared to polished surfaces. Would you consider sending it for electro polishing.
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    07-07-2019, 02:20 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Ring roller in General
    I was going to make a prototype and see if I could find a market for them .Please tell me more about a lever type bender.
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    07-06-2019, 03:14 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Ring roller in General
    Yes its the gh design. I dont need a very long roller .Perhaps 400mm long. I wonder if grooves were put in the rollers ,would it do 12mm round and...
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    07-05-2019, 01:24 PM
    plunger started a thread Ring roller in General
    The older I get the worser I get at googling. I would like to make some garden hosepipe wind up attachments. I dont know the proper name. Something...
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    07-04-2019, 04:32 AM
    plunger replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Obviously depends on your lathe but I think a 2mm would be better suited for the 13x40 type lathes.Ive had no problems with my iscar 2mm
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    07-04-2019, 04:21 AM
    Welcome . Its so hard to say something and not sound stupid if you dont know the properties .So an open flame wouldnt work to break the edges. How...
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    07-02-2019, 09:09 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Storage Idea in General
    I dont know if a new thread should be started for this. The problem in S Africa is that there are very few motors that can run on 230v as well as...
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    07-01-2019, 01:57 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Storage Idea in General
    A rotary phase converter in my country is unheard of. Is your electricity the same. We have single phase 240v 50hz and 380v 3ph. Could you please...
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    06-30-2019, 02:41 PM
    Im no pro. Its tig welded handles. i paint a special acid supplied by the welding companies. It seems very strong. I got some on my finger nails and...
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    06-30-2019, 01:51 PM
    Some nice stuff you make. It is hard to control the end user on some products and I guess you need something that geographically would cover the...
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    06-25-2019, 12:57 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Emco v13. in General
    I think the gears will cost more than the lathe
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    06-25-2019, 11:57 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Emco v13. in General
    I hear you about it being easier to do afab job but they are such nice lathes ,it would be nice to have something as close to original.Most of the...
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    06-25-2019, 03:41 AM
    plunger started a thread Emco v13. in General
    I am intersted in buying another emco v13. I have only seen pics of it. Missing are the change gears and follow and steady rest as well as the face...
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    06-24-2019, 01:57 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    Thanks for the feedback. I should try the same experiment in oil and see the outcome. I believe what you say is very possibly what is happening. I...
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    06-24-2019, 11:08 AM
    My dog was paralyzed for over a year and through hard work she came semi better. But she is also incontinent and I keep telling her I am going to put...
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    06-24-2019, 01:41 AM
    What is your day job. ?Nice work and thanks for showing. Shows you how versatile a turret mill can be. I didnt know a turret mill could bore...
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    06-23-2019, 03:35 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    It just seemed darker .I would like to try this again with charcoal and pay more attention.But my part started out at 8,04mm and the hardened part...
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    06-23-2019, 03:29 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Wire Bending in General
    Why?
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    06-23-2019, 01:42 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    Today I tried something different. I used my furnace instead of oxy acet. But I also inserted the pieces into a copper tube . I filled two of the...
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    06-21-2019, 12:53 PM
    plunger replied to a thread secret moglice recipe in General
    This may all be fine if you live in the States.It may also be fine in a country with a working post office.I ask this question because I would think...
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    06-21-2019, 11:39 AM
    I think you meant ,"I bit the servant."
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    06-21-2019, 02:08 AM
    plunger replied to a thread secret moglice recipe in General
    Has this thread died a natural death because moglice cant be homemade or is there anyone out there who achieved acceptable results. I could see this...
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    06-20-2019, 11:13 AM
    Some member said you should be responsible and sort things out before you die so you dont leave your wife with the hassle. Give everything a price...
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    06-19-2019, 01:22 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    I cant seem to get parts hot enough unless I use oxy acet,.Is lp and propane the same gas. ?I wonder if my torch head has something to do with it.
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    06-19-2019, 01:36 AM
    I agree that you can buy alot of endmills for a working solution. But its also the journey and learning curve if it can be done on an acceptable...
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