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    Today, 03:17 AM
    That's another of my favorite songs ! ! ! ! The boy made the moment and the only thing that would have made it more special would have been if Sir...
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    Today, 03:12 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    Going back to the original idea of an oddly shaped object with no parallel flat surfaces? Basically it doesn't hurt the problem solving to go back...
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    Today, 01:19 AM
    Paul, you sure don't let any grass grow under YOUR feet, eh? Nice job! Has it been Christened in use yet? I'm assuming a test knurl was performed!...
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    Today, 01:16 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    Sorry Joe but I'm REASONABLY sure that the blinking is for bicyclists to try to convince motorists that we are a valid part of the road..... :D ...
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    Today, 01:10 AM
    BCRider replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    Handle, fold and clamp and otherwise manipulate said abrasive products over a virgin clean sheet of paper and at the end of it fold it up, tip and...
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    Today, 01:06 AM
    .... And Tom Petty... Waylon Jennings..... Arlo Guthrie.... Billy Holiday... and so many other great music wonderments....
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    Today, 01:00 AM
    And now there's two of us.......Love PF, could not care less about drugs. Of course there's more to life than PF. Let's not forget Hendrix,...
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    Yesterday, 09:18 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    Hold on a minute.... Here I was nodding that emery cloth and sanding mesh was a great idea. But then it hit me...... The very last thing I...
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    Yesterday, 09:13 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    So I'm not the only one ! ! ! ! I bought a BXA piston post that was on sale some years back. I hardly ever use it for the same reasons you are...
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    Yesterday, 09:01 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Flashlights in General
    I'm with Dan. I positively DETEST the silly multi mode crap ! ! ! ! ! I got a three pack of the newer gen lights from Costco some years ago and...
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    Yesterday, 06:53 PM
    Well look what came up randomly for me on You Tube. Likely due to looking at Taig videos the other day.. .but still. ...
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    Yesterday, 06:36 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    Paul, I know what you mean about how convenient they are. And it sure sounds like you already appreciate that a smaller 0XA would be more handy and...
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    Yesterday, 06:28 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    Because of the multiple roles I'd say that you have the perfect reason to make it better. If it fails badly at being a vise then it can't be all...
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    Yesterday, 02:59 PM
    We had one like that at work and I found that it loved to sing in soprano when pushed a bit as well. It really seemed like it was more to do with...
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    Yesterday, 02:52 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Turning a long taper in General
    Great to read that our thoughts helped out. It's what boards like this are supposed to be all about. You on dial up or something? Uploading...
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    Yesterday, 02:47 PM
    It really is amazing where grinder dust goes, eh? When I set up my own shop I tried to keep all the grinding as far as I could from the machine...
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    Yesterday, 02:42 PM
    With or without hospitalization being needed at the end of it?
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    Yesterday, 02:38 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    Paul, from the pictures of your tool post and compound and how low the holder sits I'm thinking that your tool post is rather large for that size of...
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    Yesterday, 02:30 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Getting a better grip? in General
    Some interesting ideas to aid the grip. Especially the bit about using the sanding mesh. Gotta get me some o' that...... Sadly it seems to be...
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    Yesterday, 04:09 AM
    When you use a chuck with jaws like the common three or four jaw chuck it's not normal to have a center in the taper. The chuck in the only thing...
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    12-15-2018, 04:50 PM
    It would be odd if the chuck did not allow work to pass through it and into the bore inside the head shaft. Almost all lathes through history have a...
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    12-15-2018, 03:58 PM
    Oxy-acetylene and stick are very much the same. The good stuff never goes away... :D I don't know how long MIG has been around but it wasn't...
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    12-15-2018, 02:17 PM
    The "new AutoCAD" seems to be Fusion 360. Best of all for hobbyists it would seem that we can register it and use it for free. I'll know more...
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    12-15-2018, 02:11 PM
    I've just downloaded and started learning Fusion 360. The "training" project I've taken on is to do a Marlco style knurling tool with the yoke style...
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    12-15-2018, 01:58 PM
    JD,with nothing but hand tools and a drill press I'd say that you're wise to not get into trying to make your own extension. Something of that sort...
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    12-14-2018, 10:55 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread making vice jaws. in General
    My drill press and milling vises all have smooth faces with "V" grooves. They have worked out so well that I'd be willing to give similar jaws for...
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    12-14-2018, 07:07 PM
    YOU YOUNG PUP ! ! ! ! :D Mine were back in 1974'ish. in 2005 I would have expected some manner of fume control at the stations. I'm a bit...
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    12-14-2018, 07:06 PM
    The one in the picture above is certainly a "lighter duty" sort of thing due to the placement of the tension screw. But I don't feel it's fair to...
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    12-14-2018, 06:42 PM
    I took some welding classes many years ago too. The work place environment standards were nowhere near what they are now. I'm sure there are code...
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    12-14-2018, 05:50 PM
    A general room filter will take far too long to draw in and filter the smoke particulates from welding. You need the style with the close in venturi...
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