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    Today, 05:56 PM
    I like the stops on drawers that are just a pin or tab on the top of the back wall of the drawer. So it stops the drawer on a strait out pull but you...
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    Today, 05:38 PM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Worded wrong, meant not so much with C-channel frames. I have some dyslexia and bad ADD, which means I do things fast and wrong.
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    Today, 05:10 PM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Box frames are known for rusting out, not so much with open C-channel framed trucks.
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    Today, 12:34 PM
    Sounds like fun times! I have some tig filler and scrap, I need to try welding it some day then maybe turn it to see for myself how bad it can...
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    Today, 10:28 AM
    And we aren't even to January yet! Its going to be a along winter. I was thinking just the other day of when I found this forum and going threw...
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    Today, 10:20 AM
    I think you have the wrong link to his sharpening system. I did watch some of his videos last night, the sharpening system he made up is great! I...
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    Today, 09:59 AM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Didn't you do this last year or the year before?
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    Yesterday, 07:01 PM
    Still working on the digital hammer.
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    Yesterday, 06:57 PM
    One of the many hits on google. http://www.differencebetween.net/object/difference-between-steel-and-titanium/
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    Yesterday, 12:38 PM
    45%
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    Yesterday, 12:35 PM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Yes, should be easy to make that ring. I expect a thread on it with all sorts of pictures now. :D
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    Yesterday, 10:27 AM
    While I have not had the chance to turn Ti that has been flame/laser cut (or any heating) I do find it odd that people have such trouble with it. I...
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    Yesterday, 10:22 AM
    Very neat!
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    Yesterday, 10:04 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Taig CNC Mill Adventure in General
    I'm going to watch. I'd like to learn 3 axis cnc eventually. I am sure it has been mentioned somewhere already, what is the typical price tag to get...
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    Yesterday, 09:51 AM
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    Yesterday, 09:30 AM
    There is a bunch of these in a local old time wood line shop that is getting gutted out to be sold right now. Its pretty sad to see all the history...
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    Yesterday, 09:24 AM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    You can see in this picture the piston doesn't make contact with the valve body also. The ring in the top right v-band clamp is the one that gets...
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    Yesterday, 09:17 AM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    There is a ring that is supposed to get sandwiched between the waste gate and matting flange on the exhaust. That ring fills the gap and seals the...
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    12-07-2018, 08:43 AM
    Like mentioned, every plastic gear I have seen (under a couple inches big) was pressed on or had some sort of glue/chemical bond to the shaft. ...
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    12-07-2018, 08:39 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Storage of Shim Stock in General
    All my shim stock is stacked and separated by paper in a nice little cardboard box and stuck in one of the drawers of my tool box. About the same...
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    12-07-2018, 08:35 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Engine Flywheel Resurfacing in General
    How did you turn that? Is it a cnc machine? I haven't done a clutch yet but I did surface a plate that I used for a scroll bender deal. Surface...
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    12-07-2018, 08:29 AM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Can the laser use antifreeze as well? I'd assume the system would be much like my tig cooler? I have a plasma cutter for cutting metal, I'd just...
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    12-07-2018, 08:26 AM
    6 for me now. I'd bump up my posts per page count more but some threads have so many pictures it starts to take to long to load.
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    12-06-2018, 10:18 AM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Water would be great too, but I want to be able to mark things with laser as well. Plus how well does a waterjet do in a cold shop?
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    12-06-2018, 08:47 AM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Are the Chinese 60 and 80w machines worth the money ($2000-3500)? I have been wanting a laser for some time but would like to be able to do...
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    12-06-2018, 08:43 AM
    vpt replied to a thread Engine Flywheel Resurfacing in General
    Nothing like OEM parts.
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    12-05-2018, 10:52 AM
    I got it straitened out. I left the section strapped to my hoist for a week and it stayed strait. But now I am having trouble with some smaller...
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    12-04-2018, 09:50 AM
    Must be different woodpeckers in different areas. Seems the trees around here that the woodpeckers go after are either dead, or die soon after, maybe...
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    12-04-2018, 09:28 AM
    Hi, I'm Andy, I started the two "what did" threads that a couple of you don't seem to like. I'll explain my reasons, take it how you will. The...
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    12-03-2018, 09:33 AM
    vpt replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Possibly in a one time use. But if the bolt need to be pulled and put back in numerous times over its life a simple helicoils usually don't hold up....
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