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    04-12-2014, 10:08 AM
    Forrest's comments about mystery metal are bang on...it is what I get a lot of so just learn to live with oddness. Had a chunk this week where it...
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    04-12-2014, 07:47 AM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Forum database error in General
    Yep, data base errors, double posts, no count as to replies. The "new" post and "new" thread things have been odd for awhile at my end, very random...
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    04-12-2014, 07:45 AM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Forum database error in General
    Yep, data base errors, double posts, no count as to replies. The "new" post and "new" thread things have been odd for awhile at my end, very random...
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    04-12-2014, 07:35 AM
    I'm not either but will give it a shot, so take it with a grain of salt, may not be worth much. First I wonder about metal source. Off an old...
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    04-09-2014, 09:59 PM
    Dan: not sure I agree with you on that, but I certainly understand what you are saying and I think why as well. My concern is the "not knowing" what...
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    04-08-2014, 01:31 AM
    Not that computer saive so let me start by saying IF "they", with the "they" being anyone in the Linux camp truly wants movement from Windows,...
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    04-07-2014, 02:49 PM
    CP is still in business... buy it, restore it, put in in the front lobby.
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    04-07-2014, 02:42 PM
    If you take a wander over to Practical Machinist, what the OP mentions has been happening for quite awhile on a somewhat regular basis (the owner of...
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    04-04-2014, 09:03 PM
    I like it!!! 10 000 will say why it should not be done, yet, clearly, it was and, I assume, worked to accomplish the task. :cool:
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    04-04-2014, 08:26 PM
    Your other choice would have been to go "big" and then cut the wedge directly into the shank of the toolholder
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    04-02-2014, 03:13 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Dimensioning Uneven Stock? in General
    I'd be looking for material 1/2" x 1.25" making "X" the other and cut that myself...bit chancy on the 1/2" (as final is .48"). 2nd choice would be...
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    04-02-2014, 02:37 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Material sources, 4130 in General
    Anything I've found so far there appears to be a gap between about 1/4" and 1/2" and in many cases the suppliers are not spelling it out but "hint"...
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    04-02-2014, 02:02 PM
    "cough, cough"...other ways will drive you nuts but then I am a bit paranoid and like you said making corrections later elsewhere maybe a worse...
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    04-02-2014, 09:24 AM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Dimensioning Uneven Stock? in General
    1] I think I know what you are asking but don't know that there is a "general rule", referring back to the video, the first side you want to machine...
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    04-01-2014, 02:00 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Ream job in General
    Welcome, I sort of like it when the first post is not the easiest of tasks ;) making an assumption that the 5ft Monarch lathe is center to center...
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    04-01-2014, 06:32 AM
    http://www.specialtools.com.au/alkitronicEFC.htm adjustable torque, electric...found it interesting that cordless with adjustable torque is far...
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    03-31-2014, 04:05 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread National From Thread Gauge in General
    Looking and looking and looking...so far the closest thing I can find is "thread profile gauge" and there are a few companies that make those (appear...
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    03-28-2014, 05:37 AM
    Are you wanting to figure out its value as silverware or its value in weight of silver? http://www.collectorsweekly.com/sterling-silver/flatware a...
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    03-27-2014, 01:16 PM
    Curious having never attended such a large auction, is there a "system" in place to gain more knowledge of what is part of each lot? More exactly,...
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    03-23-2014, 07:51 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Angle grinders: buffing? in General
    Off topic a bit, just a neat item, if you ever get an opportunity, take a look at Norton's "abrasive brushes", they have ones that should work on the...
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    03-23-2014, 03:45 PM
    Don't mean to throw cold water but a 10" Baldor would scare me too much to grind lathe tool bits on...I have an 8" version and even with that...there...
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    03-23-2014, 03:22 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Angle grinders: buffing? in General
    "flap wheels" as opposed to "flap discs", you can but might have to mess around with arbors and adapters (Norton also has a neat sort of replacement...
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    03-22-2014, 10:34 AM
    RussZHC replied to a thread D camlock Help... in General
    http://www.lathes.co.uk/latheparts/page12.html might work as there seem to be variations within a range; based on the drawing on Tony's site, it...
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    03-19-2014, 02:08 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Help with 14" Hendey lathe in General
    Based on past threads, there are some really smart/knowledgeable members here and they might able to figure out if there is another combination of...
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    03-18-2014, 03:25 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Help with 14" Hendey lathe in General
    based on that diagram (pdf page # 20), it looks like for 11 1/2 you need to "change" a gear. On a 12" and 14" lathe, to a 69 tooth on the sector...
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    03-17-2014, 03:03 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread Help with 14" Hendey lathe in General
    Unless someone frequenting this bbs has the manual, a good bet for an electronic version would be over on PM (Practical Machinist) as there is a...
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    03-15-2014, 03:30 PM
    to me, one of the odder of the odd things, from the way reports were today (seven days after the fact) the authorities are only now taking a more...
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    03-15-2014, 11:56 AM
    not that the accuracy is known but latest I have heard is "they" now claim that the plane was flying for up to 7 hours after communications...
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    03-15-2014, 08:13 AM
    Using the last link Steve gives (flickr), the "last" photo as example, how do they go about keeping things in proper planes at this scale? The bore...
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    03-14-2014, 07:43 PM
    RussZHC replied to a thread looking for a new caliper in General
    Only comments I have heard are poor battery life, I think it was Tom at oxtoolco that said he just leaves his on since the batteries get used the...
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