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    Yesterday, 01:25 PM
    plunger replied to a thread E-Bay mill power feed??? in General
    In post 5 I tried to warn you. I think it says product fever. Its giving you good advice. The less you use it the better it works.
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    10-11-2018, 01:14 AM
    plunger replied to a thread scrapyards in General
    Kiwi I use Durban for a geographical reference.I live about 20km from Durban.Durban was a beautiful city but is now in a state of decay.Its still has...
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    10-10-2018, 06:03 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Whats the business end look like? Is it just a punch. Looks clumsy to use.
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    10-10-2018, 12:34 PM
    plunger replied to a thread scrapyards in General
    I live in a rough place. Heists are quite common. This is a cash business where alot of expensive scrap is brought in. Mostly stolen but you get paid...
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    10-10-2018, 12:26 PM
    plunger replied to a thread lathe rebuild in General
    Watching some of the other videos these russians amaze me. Theres snow on some of those machines. Coming from africa if the temp drops below 12...
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    10-10-2018, 07:16 AM
    plunger replied to a thread scrapyards in General
    I agree.
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    10-10-2018, 12:39 AM
    plunger started a thread lathe rebuild in General
    Do we place to much emphasis on grinding the ways of a lathe . These guys just seem to machine it with a rose cutter....
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    10-08-2018, 01:10 PM
    Yes its a compression ring remover for 15mm and 22 mm pipe.
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    10-08-2018, 08:00 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Russian innovation. in General
    Yes this guy is super talented.You wonder how many other gems are hidden in homeshops around the world
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    10-07-2018, 02:00 PM
    I machined this tool today as I cant buy one in this country. It is an olive puller used by plumbers. It does two sizes, 22mm and 15mm .It works real...
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    10-07-2018, 01:57 PM
    plunger replied to a thread whats it worth? in General
    Ha Ha Werner you have a good sense of humour:D But my temporary fix has made my machine a beauty to work with.I notice the lathe stayed on gumtree...
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    10-07-2018, 12:39 PM
    plunger replied to a thread E-Bay mill power feed??? in General
    Looks the part.But am I reading right? Try not to use too long to avoid product fever?
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    10-06-2018, 01:35 AM
    plunger replied to a thread What lathe is better? in General
    That Monarch,look at the size of the tailstock. You need to be on steroids to shift that thing. I have two emcos from the seventy's .They look like...
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    10-05-2018, 05:16 PM
    plunger replied to a thread What lathe is better? in General
    .......no doubt the Emco
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    10-05-2018, 02:15 PM
    plunger replied to a thread whats it worth? in General
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    10-05-2018, 11:28 AM
    plunger replied to a thread whats it worth? in General
    I wouldnt mind owning your lathe .That thing also looks rather stout.
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    10-05-2018, 01:04 AM
    plunger replied to a thread whats it worth? in General
    I doubt S Africans know the pedigree of a monarch 10 ee unless you an enthusiast. I need to do quite a bit of travelling to inspect this lathe. I...
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    10-04-2018, 06:46 PM
    plunger replied to a thread whats it worth? in General
    Here it is battling to post pics
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    10-04-2018, 06:41 PM
    plunger replied to a thread whats it worth? in General
    Sorry forgot.
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    10-04-2018, 06:00 PM
    plunger started a thread whats it worth? in General
    This is the first time I have seen a monarch 10 ee for sale in S Africa. The seller is calling it an old collectors lathe from 1946 . He says its in...
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    10-03-2018, 07:17 AM
    This has come up before. Agree that he is an absolute master on that whatever it is mill. Horizontal boring machine ?He is also a very good artist...
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    09-30-2018, 11:40 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Russian innovation. in General
    I have fallen in love with his lathe. That looks like an incredibly stout machine for such a small footprint. He seems to have scraped the whole...
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    09-30-2018, 03:50 AM
    plunger started a thread Russian innovation. in General
    Its amazing what these guys can get done. Wish I understood a bit of russian.Looks like you could learn alot from these you tube guys....
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    09-24-2018, 02:59 PM
    plunger replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I did something similer. It doesnt get in the way at all because it falls into the gap and conveniently tucks itself up and I just sweep the swarf...
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    09-22-2018, 04:28 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Poor lathe design in General
    Have a peak at post 111.Problem temporarily sorted
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    09-22-2018, 04:25 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Poor lathe design in General
    Hi Werner, have a closer look;)
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    09-21-2018, 05:54 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Poor lathe design in General
    Hooray . I dont feel so lonely. Finally on the internet I see a lathe like mine, emco v 13 that also has a gap. But what is also unusual is the...
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    09-14-2018, 01:22 AM
    plunger replied to a thread scrapyards in General
    I remember watching a tv programme where an entire high rize building in Vegas was condemmed because the contractor was using a torch to cut the re...
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    09-13-2018, 01:30 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Oh **** Florence in General
    Hope everyone remains safe,hopefully it loses strength dramatically and very soon. When is it expected to make landfall.?
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    09-13-2018, 01:11 AM
    plunger replied to a thread scrapyards in General
    Is it not a high or at least a medium carbon steel.?With regards to the guy with a semi auto rifle. Its an armoured vehicle picking up cash. These...
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