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    11-08-2018, 09:05 AM
    Thanks to all so far, I suspected there was not a significant difference among the various off brand suppliers, but a reference from those that...
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    11-08-2018, 12:46 AM
    chungoo forge=any generic offshore brand...
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    11-07-2018, 09:22 PM
    Hello all, we have a lathe at work that came with a chungoo forge wedge type tool holder. Its not a Dorian but it is perfectly functional for our...
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    10-25-2018, 04:30 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread Where do I start? in General
    bring a prybar,some 2x4 and small plywood blocks, 4 pieces of 3/4" rigid conduit or pipe,a friend, and egyptian roll it, if all you can get is a tilt...
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    10-23-2018, 09:09 AM
    Do you weld? If so, weld a piece of 4" flat bar along the length of one side to close the gap and fab up a latch that attaches to the other side with...
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    10-21-2018, 07:12 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread Machine Moving Question I in General
    Crane trucks are pretty common here but typically there is a 4 hour minimum and it can be prohibitively expensive. You would think that there would...
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    10-21-2018, 04:33 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread Machine Moving Question I in General
    good advise above, mainly from Mcgyver. If the shaper has a completely flat bottom I would forgo the skates and use some 1 1/2" pipe just big enough...
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    10-20-2018, 01:02 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread Where do I start? in General
    while I agree with Boslab on his recommendations, I believe a slight modification might be more useful. Please don't get me wrong, I am no proponent...
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    10-19-2018, 09:48 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread Where do I start? in General
    Hi Cap, you mentioned that you like shooting. Take some gunsmithing classes . Or enroll in those machining courses you talked about, you could make...
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    10-15-2018, 04:20 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread BandSaw Question in General
    I put a 1 hp DC motor and motor controller on my Delta 14", I cut everything without a problem. The old W&T's are great saws, parts can be a...
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    10-01-2018, 07:07 PM
    Does one have to get permission to use the right of way, or do you only go on retired/abandoned track? Jim
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    09-13-2018, 04:35 PM
    and they laughed at me because I wear a tinfoil hat... Don't most cars in the last 5 or so years have an onboard "black box" that retrievable...
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    09-07-2018, 05:04 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Matt, are the plates countersunk enough that the ball bears on them and not the magnet? Jim
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    09-06-2018, 01:52 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread who MAKES the best files in General
    I second mars-red on the NOS and old Nicholsons and Grobet. I know I have files that are 30 plus years old and I use them alot. Jim
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    08-29-2018, 04:25 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread Speaking of Screwdrivers... in General
    probably chinese torx, or chorx as it is known. does not fit any known driver, sae or metric, and if you do manage to jam something in there it...
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    08-22-2018, 06:26 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread Welding plactics in General
    Mike, as far as I know they still sell the model I referenced. If you do get that one buy the warranty. (and always turn the rheostat down and let it...
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    08-22-2018, 04:20 PM
    jmm03 replied to a thread Welding plactics in General
    what kind of plastic Mike? We do a fair amount of fabrication on polypropylene equipment like tanks, mounts ,covers etc. I use a horrible freight...
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