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    09-13-2019, 04:03 AM
    If it's down deep, then give the end of the welding rod a bit of a bend, that way the end of the rod is squarer to the bearing surface, just makes it...
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    09-13-2019, 02:30 AM
    Bend up a welding rod and into it, works like a charm, it's about the only way that I know of to get it out without buggering anything else, done...
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    09-12-2019, 04:08 PM
    greenie replied to a thread Turret Lathe Tooling in General
    Have you thought about using a Skiving blade with your box tool ? https://www.productionmachining.com/articles/the-forgotten-art-of-skiving The...
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    09-11-2019, 11:42 PM
    Maybe the owner of the photo in post 9, has actually PAID up the asking ransom, where-as the others are still flippin' the bird at "crudbucket" ?
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    09-06-2019, 12:24 AM
    Why not contact them and ask what it was ?
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    09-04-2019, 04:50 AM
    greenie replied to a thread What is this tool? in General
    Read all about it ------------------------------------- http://www.farmallcub.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=77510 ...
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    08-26-2019, 07:37 PM
    greenie replied to a thread Making small bolts in General
    Why not just start your thread the wrong way around with the die, that way you'll get real bloody close to the head with the thread. OK, your not...
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    08-25-2019, 10:00 PM
    greenie replied to a thread Bench Top Milling Machines in General
    Yep, worn out boat anchors , or scrap to china .
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    08-23-2019, 12:21 AM
    What your after is a specialty item and you will have to sell your first born to afford it. The manufactures only ever make a limited amount and...
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    08-22-2019, 08:02 AM
    Ask around any big model engineering club where they get their stuff from, they use hex for making miniature bolts and nuts. ...
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    08-17-2019, 09:46 AM
    greenie replied to a thread Collet Question in General
    Use the collet that it will fit into easily, if you try and force "whatever" into a smaller collet, then when you try and close it you could cause...
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    08-12-2019, 05:22 PM
    Wow, now why go to all this bother and trouble, with a totally worn out Boat Anchor ? Unless your getting this lump of worn out scrap metal for...
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    08-08-2019, 04:26 PM
    greenie replied to a thread Mystery Chuck in General
    What you got there is a very expensive and highly accurate chuck, the three smaller screws are for adjusting the chuck for accuracy, or for pushing...
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    08-07-2019, 08:37 PM
    https://www.pyramydair.com/blog/2006/03/the-3000-psi-hand-pump/
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    08-06-2019, 04:44 PM
    Find a plumber who has this contraption -------------------- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvTwPi0mX4s
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    07-20-2019, 07:34 AM
    greenie replied to a thread Solid Aluminum Bar? in General
    Nope, still using the very same version of English that I was taught over 50 years ago at school. We don't use stupid made up crap words by dumb...
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    07-20-2019, 07:16 AM
    greenie replied to a thread Solid Aluminum Bar? in General
    You Sir, are quoting 17th century writings. Now let's come up to speed in the 21st century and now ask yourself this, " Why are you yanks so...
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    07-20-2019, 06:25 AM
    greenie replied to a thread Solid Aluminum Bar? in General
    Now hang on a minute, it appears that the rest of the world actually calls it ALUMINIUM. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aluminium Whereas you...
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    07-17-2019, 07:28 AM
    The 1/2 inch chuck is quite adequate for me, I will use a blacksmith drill up to 1 inch, think reduced shank drills. Anything over an 1 inch drill,...
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    07-16-2019, 11:02 PM
    That cut looks suspiciously like a wire cut, or water jet cut. Can not see how you could use a circular saw blade to make that cut, with such a...
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    07-11-2019, 07:18 PM
    greenie replied to a thread Leaky ZX-45 mill in General
    All bearings and seals should be easily available at any bearing shop, they use the cheapest parts that are available, to make these machines at such...
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