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    06-23-2017, 03:12 AM
    sarge41 replied to a thread Turning Brass in General
    Mike: Don't the bells have to be tuned? Putting the plug in the ends, I would think that the sound would change. Sarge41
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    06-18-2017, 03:09 PM
    sarge41 replied to a thread How to machine this? in General
    Smokedaddy: We need a little more info like pictures of a different view. Are you wanting to create another part like you have in your hand? If so,...
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    05-24-2017, 02:54 PM
    I still use them on rare occasion. I used them a lot in my apprenticeship, (mid 60's) the prints we worked off of specified them. Sarge
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    05-24-2017, 02:18 PM
    Tramming----really --. Son, your videos are nicely done, but you really need to upgrade your subject matter. What's next, a video on floor sweeping!...
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    05-21-2017, 11:53 AM
    sarge41 replied to a thread Lathe lighting in General
    CalM: Most of the machine lights in my shop are the mag. bases with an aluminum shield. I have been installing 60 watt LED's in them. Much cooler and...
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    05-21-2017, 11:46 AM
    ahidley: The ones you desire are the infrequently used, an therefore usually in good shape. I was at a large machinery swap meet last week where a...
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    05-20-2017, 05:41 PM
    Alistair: I, for one appreciate you bringing this video for our edification. I agree with Forrest that mild steel doesn't make a good vise. Like...
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    05-19-2017, 08:46 PM
    They used to be text files also known as ascii files. I think you need to save them to the computer as such, not what ever document format your...
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    05-12-2017, 11:06 PM
    sarge41 replied to a thread Oil for mill table in General
    Chris, it sounds like what Mcgyver said, you have a problem with the ratio on your coolant or maybe you need to try a different brand. Sarge
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    05-12-2017, 11:01 PM
    sarge41 replied to a thread Jacobs Chuck Problems in General
    Its the grease, John. Use oil and you shouldn't have any problems. Oh, and quit using your air nozzle to blow small chips out of the hole. Sarge
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    05-12-2017, 10:56 PM
    My method is similar to the 3rd method except I do it in one motion (so to speak). Place one foot on the blade on the floor, take my right hand with...
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    05-05-2017, 04:03 PM
    sarge41 replied to a thread Mill Vise Sizing in General
    5" vises, especially Kurt, are more expensive than 6" and hard to find unless you are buying new. sarge41
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    04-12-2017, 03:06 PM
    Speaking of Starrett back plungers, I detest having to use one of them, never found one that wasn't junk. In the last 50 years, I have used many...
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    04-06-2017, 11:38 AM
    The small town that I grew up in southern Indiana, population of about 500 (in the 1950's) had the telephone office on Main St. where the one...
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    03-30-2017, 12:12 PM
    sarge41 replied to a thread Rotary table help in General
    ibhsbz: Several years ago, I bought an Erickson indexer that looks just like your rotary except that mine does not have the screw and handwheel that...
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