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    02-06-2018, 11:19 AM
    I prefer the dial opposite the cutter. Then the big, clumsy hands don't get nicked by the sharp cutter while adjusting the size. Mike
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    01-31-2018, 12:10 PM
    Not much different than a good sized propane torch. Any tool can be misused. Mike
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    01-24-2018, 07:07 PM
    ????? He used a tap to make the gear. Or what were you thinking he should use the tap for? It looks like it should work for light duty. Mike
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    01-18-2018, 11:26 AM
    MikeL46 replied to a thread Novice milling experiment in General
    You didn't mention any coolant/lubricant. Cutting fluids can prevent chips sticking to the cutting tool and causing what you are seeing. Mike
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    01-15-2018, 09:35 PM
    MikeL46 replied to a thread RIP, Dan Gurney in General
    When I had pneumonia it was the most painful experience of my life. Worse than broken ribs/ punctured lung, worse than broken collarbone and shoulder...
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    01-03-2018, 06:17 PM
    If you use an annular cutter, won't you have to mill the remaining surface to get the boss above the surface? Is that easier or quicker than drill...
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    12-01-2017, 08:41 PM
    Maybe the arson was the first fire he intentionally started, not the subsequent accidental fires. The article said open fires are not allowed in the...
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Retired design engineer.
San Jose, CA:Vancouver, WA
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