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    Yesterday, 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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    10-11-2018, 02:28 PM
    There's some things in Sharia Law that I agree with, thieves get their hands chopped off, child rapists publicly executed within hours, etc.
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    10-11-2018, 01:27 PM
    Ahh, DRO's to the rescue. Abom79 is my favorite guy on Youtube, even donate to his patreon.
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    10-09-2018, 09:58 PM
    When I lived in San Francisco, my fiance and I looked at apartments to rent in Oakland. That shed of yours is nearly identical to one place we looked...
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    10-09-2018, 12:22 PM
    I'll stick to my Chinese glass scales
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    10-08-2018, 06:35 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread E-Bay mill power feed??? in General
    I'd buy it but need to come up with an adapter for my Bridgeport as it uses the older style mechanical power feed. Don't feel like buying a separate...
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    10-07-2018, 05:11 PM
    Ditron is what's on my Bridgeport. The one on my lathe is labeled as Precision Mathews, but I'm 99% sure it's also a Ditron. Good stuff
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    10-07-2018, 08:58 AM
    mine is glass Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    10-06-2018, 07:36 PM
    I have one on the cross slide of my 12x36 lathe, one of the slim line ones. Seems to work well! Think the 5um are more than adequate for X and Y on a...
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    10-06-2018, 05:05 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Want Solidworks? in General
    No issues anymore. Turns out that my cat walked across the keyboard and turned on a bunch of filters that prevented me from selecting lines to set...
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    10-06-2018, 07:29 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread What lathe is better? in General
    My new Chinese lathe is ground perfectly, it leveled perfectly, the tailstock is in perfect alignment with the headstock, the tailstock ram is in...
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    10-06-2018, 07:23 AM
    Yeh... I am going to keep clicking on links, because I like the internet.
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    10-06-2018, 04:33 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread Want Solidworks? in General
    Once nice thing about Fusion is that it spits out perfect stl's for 3d printing. and imports all widely known cad files. Sent from my SM-G950U1...
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    10-05-2018, 06:53 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread What lathe is better? in General
    Emco, despite its smaller size, is superior build quality to any Asian import.
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    10-05-2018, 11:43 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread Want Solidworks? in General
    After one year, Solidworks alluded to the fact you can purchase a more advanced student edition. EAA states that you uninstall solidworks, and...
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    10-04-2018, 06:53 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Want Solidworks? in General
    Is that the stress modeling? Fluid dynamics? Don't think that's in the student version Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    10-04-2018, 04:23 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Want Solidworks? in General
    ok, gave it a try. Short answer is yes. Created a part in Solidworks and converted it to iges. Fusion 360 opened it right up. I then went to...
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    10-04-2018, 12:28 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Want Solidworks? in General
    I am out running errands with the wife, will give it a go when I get home. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    10-04-2018, 06:42 AM
    RB211 replied to a thread Want Solidworks? in General
    And I also noticed that the EAA gave me a serial for the CAM, so clearly this is their way of competing with Fusion360. I find myself struggling...
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    10-03-2018, 02:49 PM
    RB211 replied to a thread Want Solidworks? in General
    Just got home, havent installed it yet, but I have probably 1000 hours using 2010 version, and no, it wasn't connected. Sent from my SM-G950U1...
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