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    09-19-2017, 01:57 PM
    RichR replied to a thread Female thread for C5 collet in General
    I think he meant 5C. You can get square and hex collet blocks for them. I think some spindexers accept them.
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    09-19-2017, 11:12 AM
    RichR replied to a thread bench grinder questions. in General
    Before you start dressing anything, check the interface between the motor shaft and the wheel to make sure the wheel mounts properly.
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    09-19-2017, 10:58 AM
    If you go by the power consumption listed on the packaging, that's certainly in the ballpark. My 60W equivalent CFL and LED bulbs list 13W and 8W...
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    09-18-2017, 09:29 PM
    That explains it, the sets he's buying come in 8ths.:rolleyes:
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    09-15-2017, 03:41 PM
    It is allowed, but the storing part is a little less obvious. Paul A. did a nice little writeup here:...
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    09-15-2017, 12:30 PM
    RichR replied to a thread OT MSC Discounts in General
    I think you are missing something. Anytime I've received those emails they read up to 35% off. So depending on which item you select you will get a...
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    09-15-2017, 09:14 AM
    Have a little compassion JT, the man is just seeking attention in the only way he knows how, by being abrasive. It seems to be an effective strategy...
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    09-10-2017, 10:15 PM
    Is this military surplus, 400 Hertz maybe?
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    09-10-2017, 01:42 PM
    RichR replied to a thread Cute in General
    On this side of the border we use 2.54 centimeters per inch and 12 inches per foot so we manage to squeeze 30.48 centimeters into every foot we...
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    09-10-2017, 09:31 AM
    RichR replied to a thread Cute in General
    My bandsaw is held together with 1/4-20 bolts, which for some reason have 12MM heads.
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    09-09-2017, 09:09 PM
    RichR replied to a thread Fusion360 in General
    That 10 meg speed is the connection between you and your ISP. It does nothing for you if website you are connecting to is slow, or if there is a lot...
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    09-08-2017, 09:03 PM
    Actually that was Equifax. The breach was discovered on July 29. On August first and second 3 executives sold $2 million dollars of stock. I think...
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    09-08-2017, 03:45 PM
    Here's my unqualified opinion. You had to put your weight into the handle to get any movement. That sounds like an excessive application of force....
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    09-08-2017, 01:56 PM
    Congratulations on your new vise, it looks really nice. There's one more measurement I would check. Place your DTI against the rear of the fixed jaw...
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    09-06-2017, 12:49 PM
    RichR replied to a thread Rewiring 2-Speed Motor in General
    At this point I can only think of a few possibilities as to what's going on: Your tachometer is lying to you. Easy to verify. Check it against...
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    09-06-2017, 11:14 AM
    There's something a little off on that ram, like somethings missing. ...... I know, you need to add some curb feelers to the sides of the ram and...
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    09-06-2017, 10:53 AM
    RichR replied to a thread Back to Steam-- in General
    I needed to make a few of these 316 SS pieces to brace a 1.25" tube: The aluminum block just behind it is a fixture to hold the piece at 45...
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    09-05-2017, 10:30 PM
    RichR replied to a thread mine lathe 3 jaw chuck in General
    So you put each jaw back in the same slot you found it in?
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    09-05-2017, 08:33 PM
    RichR replied to a thread Back to Steam-- in General
    If I'm reading the print correctly, clamp the leg in the milling vise at 21 degrees. Run a 13/16" end mill into the leg. If you don't have a cutter...
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    09-05-2017, 04:19 PM
    RichR replied to a thread Rewiring 2-Speed Motor in General
    You said you used a tachometer to measure speed at the spindle. As a sanity check, use your tachometer to measure speed at the motor shaft.
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    09-05-2017, 11:11 AM
    RichR replied to a thread Back to Steam-- in General
    And yet your version has a much "cleaner" look to it due to your use of counterbored caphead screws into threaded holes.
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    09-05-2017, 09:57 AM
    Sir John posted some information about LASER marking: http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/threads/68944-Laser-Marking-on-Tools
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    09-04-2017, 12:57 PM
    And that's where shop #3 comes in. Unused stuff from #2 gets moved to #3 making it possible to move unused stuff from #1 to #2. Repeat as necessary.
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    09-04-2017, 10:31 AM
    That just means you'll have to disassemble it all to get pictures of the reworked areas. Sorry, them's the rules.:rolleyes:
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    09-03-2017, 04:37 PM
    RichR replied to a thread heat sink fins in General
    What does that mean? If I separate 2 plates with Arctic Silver will there be no capacitance? Thats all well and good when bolting down a TO-3...
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    09-03-2017, 10:23 AM
    RichR replied to a thread Gear cutters in General
    I saw that post. Too bad you removed it, I found it interesting.
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    09-02-2017, 11:24 PM
    RichR replied to a thread Rewiring 2-Speed Motor in General
    lope?
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    09-02-2017, 02:54 PM
    Time tracking devices have been known to cause anxiety to residents of California.:rolleyes:
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    09-02-2017, 02:49 PM
    RichR replied to a thread Rewiring 2-Speed Motor in General
    Take a close look at that black terminal block. Do you see numbers and letters molded into it next to each screw? That should allow you to determine...
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    09-02-2017, 02:36 PM
    RichR replied to a thread Rewiring 2-Speed Motor in General
    The diagram on the left shows wires going to the terminals numbered 2 and a strap across the terminals numbered 1. I don't see three terminals...
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