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    11-24-2014, 09:27 PM
    Mark: Find that note about Melton cloth intriguing. It was used a fair bit over here for the lower end of team sports jackets of fall or winter...
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    11-24-2014, 03:26 PM
    Interested in the suggestions as well. Been leaning towards something along the lines of farrier leathers based somewhat on wear patterns. ...
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    11-24-2014, 03:15 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Snow in General
    What "justanengineer" said, don't know a lot of people who are really bothered by winter conditions. Things common to a lot of areas north of...
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    11-24-2014, 02:55 PM
    Think for City of Winnipeg (I'm apartment dweller so variation including some mix of city and private) each residential address gets/got one blue bin...
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    11-20-2014, 04:52 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Measuring a groove in General
    Similar to what others have said, I'd make a thin washer, cut in half, hold gently put in slot/groove, then grasp solidly (Vise grip?), remove and...
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    11-19-2014, 08:55 AM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Used mill opinions please in General
    If the current CL is any indication, I would certainly start at a lower $$$ figure, based solely on what else is available. Largely a matter of...
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    11-18-2014, 03:15 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread OT: Overcoming Sloth in General
    2nd diet (sugar crashes, can take awhile to catch up to you) and life (from personal experience, just drifting can get depressing)
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    11-17-2014, 08:26 AM better copy of the manual than others, the photos are actually clear enough to see...never...
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    11-15-2014, 08:41 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Odd sized allen keys in General
    That's what I found on one holder I have or rather the screw on one holder...Torx and not of a size not made but small enough to be not found in all...
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    11-15-2014, 07:19 PM
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    11-15-2014, 11:49 AM
    As Eddy said, nope. The Canadian prairies have pretty regular spells where it does not get above minus 20C for days/nights on end. Far less usual...
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    11-14-2014, 09:32 PM
    thanks for the link, though I wonder how one would become aware of it (from the old tractor or "Cat" side?)...still not entirely sure what it is that...
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    11-14-2014, 08:19 AM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Cast Iron Repair in General
    Forrest's advice is very good. I would add that piece is so small and thin you are going to need to be careful when you add the heat. The silver...
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    11-13-2014, 03:18 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Aluminum pick up trucks ? in General
    I'm not so sure I agree its entirely myth. While I agree they are for hauling stuff, I would say more that they were originally meant for hauling...
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    11-12-2014, 10:33 PM
    Finding some interesting answers searching the internet...but not really having a clue, is the perceived difficult part the overall size, or the "how...
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    11-12-2014, 12:03 PM
    As Rosco said, I got mine off EBay...they show up from time to far as I can tell, there is quite a few specific models and years of 10"...
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    11-08-2014, 12:45 PM
    It looks like one of the options is becoming an engine driven welder, portability, more power (in process of losing space used as shop that was...
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    11-08-2014, 09:20 AM
    :mad::mad: I keep looking for these things and can never find them...Keith Rucker has a very interesting version on his horizontal mill that I know...
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    11-06-2014, 03:01 PM
    Locally many auctions are for typical farming equipment so not a lot of machinery. One of the places I search occasionally is the government surplus...
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    11-05-2014, 10:01 AM
    My experience with Sheldon has been, for the earlier lathe stuff anyway, that the manuals are OK/good but not what one would call very specific. ...
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    11-04-2014, 08:25 AM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Fire pits in General
    Only thing that springs to mind for that space would be to roll a series of flats into larger and larger rings (on edge as opposed to "on flat") and...
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    11-01-2014, 08:38 PM
    "high temperature gasket material" using Google gets fewer hits but many appear...
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    10-30-2014, 10:10 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Sharpening brazed carbide? in General
    Among other makers, I would include Dorian, they list a carbide w coolant through bar using 80* diamond with a minimum bore of .175". They do have...
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    10-28-2014, 05:55 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Look what I found! in General
    took a couple of looks at your linked photos and text...but could easily have missed something...there is some info of the table feed worm drive but...
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    10-28-2014, 01:59 AM
    Is there any chance where you are of finding a capstan (and all associated parts) and adapting the mounting to your lathe? There has been someone...
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    10-25-2014, 06:58 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Round HSS inserts in General
    Looks like AR Warner will make them but does not appear to be a "standard" shape...I am not sure I like your chances.
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    10-24-2014, 06:37 PM
    the other option(s) could be some sort of pivot...a "shoe" with a pivot point OR a replacement pad for a "C" clamp in those spots (or one of them,...
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    10-23-2014, 08:28 AM
    Compared to others on this board my engineering skills are woeful but to me any twisting motion connected to the beam would mean an increase in cross...
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    10-22-2014, 12:45 PM
    Legendboy: that is the direction I am headed as well. Curious as to the fasteners...I assume they are so there is adjustability and have...
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    10-21-2014, 10:40 PM
    Don't mean to harp on this but the MSDS is very different in terms of eye contact, skin contact, inhalation and ingestion when comparing Simple Green...
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