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    Today, 01:21 PM
    I think you are talking about variation in the axial direction, along the axle right. That will as you say work like a wobble saw and if measured at...
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    04-23-2019, 01:04 PM
    Post apocalypse the geared drive on your treadle lathe enables you to make the vital bolt to repair the wind generator.....,.
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    04-22-2019, 04:13 PM
    A big attraction for the UK user is that we are caught in the middle of metric and imperial threads. Nothing smaller than an M300 provides both...
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    04-22-2019, 07:58 AM
    Further to last post I found a chap 'Rival machining' with what looks like the exact same mill cutting aluminium. He has a lot of low view count...
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    04-22-2019, 05:50 AM
    Have you tried youtube? I'm guessing someone who has actually cut metal would be pretty eager to put up a video these days and you could actually see...
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    04-21-2019, 06:01 PM
    I used to collect a lot of wheel balance weights when cycling but they seem to be sparser now and as no longer made of lead they are of less use. I...
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    04-21-2019, 05:45 PM
    Anyone here own a bicycle? Why? You might as well get a 6x6 100ton dump truck for moving the groceries or an F1 racer if in a hurry. An ELS can...
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    04-20-2019, 04:32 PM
    Baz replied to a thread OT: John Wayne in General
    What age were you when these bygones were your idols? Under 25 I imagine. Now that age group have a whole new range of idols and you've probably...
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    04-18-2019, 06:02 PM
    The problem started with the child thinking it was in any way a good idea to want a gun. Isn't it the anniversary of Columbine this week?
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    04-18-2019, 05:54 PM
    Why would you want a DP cutter with a 20PA. The whole point is DP imperial gears are 14.5 and metric module gears are 20 so we all know where we...
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    04-18-2019, 04:46 PM
    I live at the end of a road next to common land so lots of people come there to walk their dogs. There is some hard parking and room at the edge of...
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    04-16-2019, 04:08 PM
    Some plastics are harder than brass and the zinc alloys that have been used for changewheels. I'm wondering if a suitable material could in fact be...
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    04-15-2019, 05:55 PM
    Baz replied to a thread The home shop from Hell in General
    Wow, I work for a multibillion company in the electronics sector and I don't have access to anything like that equipment. I even had to take in my...
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    04-15-2019, 07:43 AM
    Baz replied to a thread The home shop from Hell in General
    Simultaneously there is another thread bemoaning some kid spending loads on a car. This guy did make the pressure test set and the device he was...
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    04-14-2019, 02:58 PM
    Baz replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    So they can learn about life and much else besides. It needs controlling but without it a kid is like a villager 500 years ago - knowing the few...
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    04-13-2019, 06:30 AM
    Baz replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Thanks for the photo of corn dogs 3PH. I've seen & heard of them in countless American movies but never understood why the yanks were so keen of a...
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    04-12-2019, 06:53 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Milwaukee Die Filer in Third Hand
    These were copied and rebadged by a dozen machine suppliers in their day so you may need to try a few different names in searches. On the web...
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    04-07-2019, 02:08 PM
    What HopefulDave was sort of saying is that because imperial threads are tpi threads inch and metric are ipt inch (mm) per thread ie the inverse then...
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    04-04-2019, 03:11 PM
    Baz replied to a thread OT: Light bulbs! in General
    I passed a skip (dumpster) last week and picked up some big commercial style floodlights that the homeowner had obviously picked up, stored, but was...
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    04-04-2019, 02:14 PM
    Does anyone actually make a DP with laser cross hairs? I find I need one hand holding the handle, one holding the job, and then a third to turn it...
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    04-01-2019, 06:21 PM
    Had a quick look at Small basic as I hadn't heard of it before. Grrrrr turns out to be small Visual Basic. I hate the way they hijacked the Basic...
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    03-29-2019, 06:53 PM
    Baz replied to a thread the Viking Sky rescue in General
    Full data transmission and Gigabytes per hour etc is typical instant overload reaction instead of progressive build up. Every year a few 'planes go...
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    03-27-2019, 07:47 PM
    Interesting what is 'normal' to folks in different places. The picture that started the drainpipe theme clearly showed a pipe coming in from the...
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    03-26-2019, 01:21 PM
    IF the wood rotted out at the bottom put a small brick pier for it to sit on and brace the top such that the structure is not relying on the bending...
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    03-25-2019, 07:45 PM
    Baz replied to a thread the Viking Sky rescue in General
    Whole drive system is probably computer controlled. Was there a Windows update last week?
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    03-25-2019, 07:17 PM
    Sounds like an over the top process for maybe getting interviewed when there's only two jobs going. Haven't you heard of outsourcing yet? In the UK...
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    03-25-2019, 06:53 PM
    There's another obscure standard not quite Philips used on aircraft. We used to trash a load of screws at 6 each every test run on a job 20 years...
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    03-21-2019, 08:03 PM
    I had Draftsight on another computer and found it ok though less capable than a version of Turbocad given away as a free CD with PCWorld back in '99....
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    03-20-2019, 08:58 PM
    Baz replied to a thread I need to get a metric tatooo in General
    When they should be per pint, right?
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    03-10-2019, 04:19 PM
    Baz replied to a thread Axe factory in Maine 1964 in General
    So is that building still there to see in streetview? I guess that the lineshaft was originally water powered but I don't see an obvious building...
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