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    Today, 11:14 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Hack Job Air Hose Repair in General
    Typical style for ebay sellers to indicate item location. If any patriotic redneck falls for that you know what they say about fools and their...
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    Today, 04:33 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Emco v13. in General
    You need different cutter for 40 tooth and 90 tooth. ie....
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    Today, 04:01 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Hack Job Air Hose Repair in General
    This makes crimps even in bit tougher material:...
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    Today, 03:18 AM
    Direct, "COTS" =commercial off the shelf replacements replacements are hard to come by. Superalloy bolts are more in the NASA, Boieng &...
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    Yesterday, 01:36 PM
    Aermet 100 and maraging 350 bolts are ”available” if you have enough thick wallet but they are not really replacement for steel as they are something...
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    06-23-2019, 01:42 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Quiet compressor in General
    That's really good price for quiet compressor. I'd buy 3 in a heartbeat if available in here, total 3hp and still cheap enough.
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    06-23-2019, 08:30 AM
    You dont need those for major diameter measurement. Only for pitch diameter. 1/4” screw has major diameter tolerance range from about 0.240 to...
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    06-21-2019, 05:34 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread X/Y stage inspection scope in General
    old heidenhain brochure: http://www.cnc-club.ru/forum/download/file.php?id=90281
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    06-21-2019, 02:22 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Well thats something new with taps! :D I have been using cheapo M2.5 taps from ebay and they have worked surprisingly well. Always power tap on...
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    06-19-2019, 02:38 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    You could use thermocouple inside the "crucible" and bit of soak time to make sure the part reaches desired temperature. (not much needed if you make...
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    06-18-2019, 03:55 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Material for lug nuts in General
    I would go for 4140HT as I prefer to machine it compared to annealed gum. 1144 stressproof would be probably also excellent material.
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    06-18-2019, 09:09 AM
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    06-17-2019, 04:06 PM
    Not sure how that helps? Or instead of Coyotes or Wolves tearing up your legs the asian gf is going to tear up your back? :D Or they so scary if...
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    06-17-2019, 03:10 PM
    Yup, Stihl moto4plus seem to be similar to Aspen alkylate gas. No benzene or other nasties like ordinary gasoline or the previously mentioned...
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    06-17-2019, 01:41 PM
    Even better if you can find "alkylate gasoline" somewhere but last time I looked it was pretty much non-existent in US. Canada seem to have quite...
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    06-17-2019, 11:52 AM
    More likely the reason is the lead in the 100LL.
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    06-17-2019, 07:26 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Negative crankcase pressure in General
    Diesels have been extremely popular in Europe but now there is heavy decline on numbers. Latest emission standards are hard to fulfill and...
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    06-17-2019, 03:33 AM
    Same as if you have 10 tons of Sarin nerve gas, weapons grade plutonium or submarine full of metafetamine :D I have never seen drug seller...
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    06-16-2019, 05:38 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Weather has been too nice for any shop projects so enjoyed perfect summer weather here, went for two bicycle trips something like 70km total. Sauna...
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    06-16-2019, 09:22 AM
    Rabies cases are more common in the eastern europe, ie baltics and poland. (and especially russia) So being bitten in WESTERN germany gives nice...
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    06-16-2019, 08:19 AM
    IIRC At least you dont need to worry about rabies in w-Germany.
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    06-15-2019, 02:24 PM
    MattiJ replied to a thread oil. in General
    I think this is some sort of misunderstanding. Most cutting oils also contain EP additives, usually lot more than in engine oil. Cutting oils are...
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    06-15-2019, 03:20 AM
    MattiJ replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    Keeping the part inside closed tube doesn't work for steels that need quick quench. Weld end cap to piece to small tubing and fill that with...
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    06-13-2019, 02:18 PM
    South bend has been making lathes for over 100 years so it depends what model and era you have in mind. Can be better or worse than similarly...
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    06-13-2019, 09:14 AM
    Another CONUS possibility: http://www.newportus.com/ppt/INF8.html price probably makes you take another look at the chinesium DRO without manuals...
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    06-13-2019, 09:10 AM
    You need inches or is millimeters ok? Reason I'm asking is that maybe some universal up/down counter could handle the task if you don't need any...
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    06-13-2019, 03:39 AM
    You probably already know this but accuracy of +/-0.0005" or better over 10" is starting to go in the "measure temperature first, worry about...
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    06-13-2019, 01:50 AM
    You would do probably OK even if you mount the resistor inside the cabinet as it has even a cooling fan. Brake resistor on lathe needs to handle...
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    06-12-2019, 11:19 AM
    I have this printed to full A4 size at shop wall: If someone wants to modify their own here is the excel file:...
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    06-12-2019, 08:45 AM
    200m/min for coated carbide in normal steel, half of that in stainless and quarter in hardened steels. HSS tools about one tenth of the above,...
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