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    Yesterday, 09:09 PM
    As for my ideal lathe... One with zero run out, can accurately turn to .0001, a magic chuck that can hold any workpiece perfectly, zero chatter, DRO,...
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    Yesterday, 08:56 PM
    747 pays more, but the Taylorcraft is more fun. Taylorcraft also doesn't require four sim sessions for recurrent with the hardest check airman in...
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    Yesterday, 07:44 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    Which makes me extremely thankful I chose aviation, being a pilot. One of the few good unionized careers left
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    Yesterday, 04:05 PM
    Yeh, and my 747 will outfly a Taylorcraft :p
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    Yesterday, 04:00 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    My hobbies include R/C airplanes, Ham Radio, and live steam. Needless to say, I am one of the youngest in the clubs. Having friends grow old and die...
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    Yesterday, 08:51 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I have Lego trains, thats's an excellent idea!
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    10-20-2018, 08:06 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Where do I start? in General
    Buy a mini-lathe and mini-mil. Once you have them and using them, go revisit the store selling the knee mill and 12"+ lathes
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    10-20-2018, 08:02 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I made my GE 44ton 7.5" gauge locomotive open source... https://github.com/RB211/GE-44ton-Locomotve
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    10-20-2018, 07:56 PM
    And just like that, Banggood was no longer a good deal!
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    10-20-2018, 03:05 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    I'll refrain from any more politics. My career is such that I don't know what day of the week it is, or need to know. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using...
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    10-20-2018, 02:46 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    You know, when ever I go full on political on this forum, it always feels like pressing the big red nuclear button. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using...
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    10-20-2018, 02:41 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    It's your opinion. Trump is putting out real numbers that overrides anyones personal opinions. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    10-20-2018, 02:01 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    Don't understand why people don't like Trump, unless they are a leftist, which is all the more reason I like Trump. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using...
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    10-18-2018, 07:32 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    These days I much prefer to text ATC with CPDLC. Requires too much effort to press the button and talk these days. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using...
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    10-18-2018, 07:29 PM
    My boss beats a drum to a different tune. Fiercely independent, does everything in house, owns everything outright, and takes crap from no one. He's...
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    10-18-2018, 07:22 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    Interesting how this thread went from Old Tiffie to which guts of a mouse our pet cats eat Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    10-18-2018, 05:52 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    I think you have to feel that you are always right. Sorry to inform you that you are not on this subject. True, every cat is different, but the ones...
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    10-18-2018, 04:42 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    Ehhhh, Cats are terrorists, they love to slaughter for fun. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    10-17-2018, 11:25 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    This talk about some one driving a tank to work burning 240 gallons a day... Makes me laugh... I burn about 200,000lbs of Jet-A per flight, sometimes...
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    10-16-2018, 09:02 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread oldtiffie?????????? in General
    He’s a dick, throws out perfectly good items others can use and brags about it. I always offer my stuff for the cost of shipping rather than throw...
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    10-15-2018, 11:01 AM
    Sieg is "hobby grade" for sure, but would suggest they are more of a kit that requires "fitting" by the end user. I think the Taig lathe is right up...
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    10-13-2018, 02:55 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Looking for a mini lathe in General
    There are better lathes out there for less money. Times in my life all I could afford was the Taig, WITHOUT the tail stock. 8x12 lathe is anything...
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    10-13-2018, 09:55 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread Looking for a mini lathe in General
    I have to laugh about this, every time the mini-lathe comes up, I say the same thing, and the same players say the same thing like the movie, "Ground...
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    10-13-2018, 09:08 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread Looking for a mini lathe in General
    Did you not read the rest of my post? You only partially quoted my text and ignored the part that answers your own question... You ok? Sent from...
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    10-13-2018, 07:33 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread Looking for a mini lathe in General
    Funny how I never mentioned anything about tolerances, or being able to turn to .001 or less. Defenders of this lathe always go to that argument, yet...
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    10-12-2018, 10:56 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Looking for a mini lathe in General
    The OP already made up his mind, doesn't want to hear anything other than what he is thinking...
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    10-12-2018, 07:03 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Looking for a mini lathe in General
    On second thought, go right ahead and buy that mini lathe, it's the only way you'll ever learn. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    10-12-2018, 01:07 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Looking for a mini lathe in General
    If the parts you are making fit on a Taig, I'd much sooner buy that Taig lathe, and save yourself some money and headache.
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    10-12-2018, 07:04 AM
    Is it just me, or does your engine look a lot like a Kohler K series? Hmm... With some modifications, could have a scale Kohler mounted on a scale...
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    10-12-2018, 06:58 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread Looking for a mini lathe in General
    7xXX lathes are best used for a boat anchor. Spend a tiny bit more and get HF's 8x12 lathe. It's easily 4x the lathe, I have the Lathemaster version,...
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