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    Today, 07:39 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    Yes, I would like a 4-6" contact wheel for that axle, even the other axle I have a spare 2" I made but would like that to be a 3". In all reality I...
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    Today, 07:30 PM
    vpt replied to a thread 3 hour damascus knife. in General
    I think someone said this was a recipe for brazing flux? Or was it forging flux?
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    Today, 10:19 AM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    A grinder and paint will make you the welder you ain't. :D
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    Today, 10:02 AM
    I look forward to the belt grinder build and rebuild of your shop! I like the idea of pull out work surfaces! However it is nice, when working at...
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    Today, 08:57 AM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    Thanks! With motor and all I would guess around 150 pounds.
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    Yesterday, 09:59 PM
    vpt replied to a thread Childhood shops. in General
    Love the stories! So many familiar memories. Laying in the dirt pulling a replacing a transmission bench pressing it up into the trans tunnel and...
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    Yesterday, 09:44 PM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I've used my planers on aluminum with good results as well. They do need to be adjusted for a much less "bite".
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    Yesterday, 09:16 PM
    vpt replied to a thread 3 hour damascus knife. in General
    That is a very fine looking piece!
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    Yesterday, 09:00 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
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    Yesterday, 08:59 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    All that is left is stick the drive wheel on when it comes in and figure out a stand.
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    Yesterday, 10:11 AM
    vpt started a thread Childhood shops. in General
    Was digging threw drawers at my parents garage looking for some bolts. I snapped a picture for yall to see. This is the bench I grew up at trying to...
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    Yesterday, 08:59 AM
    vpt started a thread 3 hour damascus knife. in General
    I turn youtube on the tv in the mornings while I have my coffee and read the forums. Let the videos just roll. This video came on and was delightful...
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    Yesterday, 08:46 AM
    I use CAD (cardboard aided design) all the time.
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    Yesterday, 08:39 AM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    The roller for my plate roller sat on the floor for 2 years I think. For the cutting, it is surprising sometimes how cheap a shop will cut plate...
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    Yesterday, 08:23 AM
    yup, keep it simple and deny, deny, deny.
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    03-18-2019, 09:34 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Spring floods! in General
    Lucky! Good thing you caught it in time. Anyone along the Mississippi should get ready though! All flood records will be broken this year.
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    03-18-2019, 08:21 AM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Thats a funny way to ask for a vacation.
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    03-18-2019, 08:19 AM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    Just build it right the first time. :) That is one of the reasons it takes me so ling to build some things. I try to think and plan out every...
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    03-18-2019, 08:03 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Spring floods! in General
    That sucks. Anything get wet?
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    03-17-2019, 08:48 PM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I finally made a flat top for my spare grille. Not real big but will do the job.
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    03-17-2019, 08:46 PM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Those kinds of days are always the most memorable!
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    03-17-2019, 07:32 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    I am sure this tip has been shared here before, to help start a tap strait stick a nut on the tap, stick tap in the hole you want to tap, lower nut...
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    03-17-2019, 07:23 PM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    I have to get hardware to finish off the last few things for the grinder. Then I will have to figure out a stand. The thought did cross my mind that...
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    03-17-2019, 10:02 AM
    vpt replied to a thread DIY 2x72 belt grinder build. in General
    Ordered a drive wheel. It is from a different application but I'll make it work. Already has the right hole and keyway for the shaft and the right OD...
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    03-17-2019, 09:44 AM
    I was just talking about getting a 3d printer for the kids last night. get them into all kinds of fun learning.
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    03-17-2019, 08:27 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Dyeing traps in General
    We tar our traps. Mix of gas and tar in a drum, once the tar is deluded we dip the traps, then let them sit in the sun to bake the gas off. Protected...
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    03-17-2019, 08:26 AM
    That is very interesting! I will have to look up the process.
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    03-16-2019, 01:29 PM
    vpt replied to a thread Spring floods! in General
    I just unplugged the pump and drained it and the lines. Temps have cooled off and the melt has been halted for now. I left everything ready to go...
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    03-16-2019, 11:49 AM
    Thats hard to say because he talks many times about not being paid to promote anyones junk. Also he tears it down right in the video so no matter...
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    03-16-2019, 11:01 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Spring floods! in General
    We were just talking about that as we had our "100 year flood" just 5 years ago, and last year, and now this year too. They were right, time goes by...
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