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    Today, 03:27 PM
    I am looking for a small 120V LED to mount under the heads of my drill presses and mill/drill. Any ideas? I envision something about 2"x3" that I...
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    11-24-2018, 04:46 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Harbor Freight 20 Ton Press in General
    "I have added winches to lift table on several presses at different places I have worked. I use a piece of 1/2” black pipe and run across the top of...
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    11-19-2018, 10:02 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Tailstock Turret in General
    As the one who started this thread, it has been very educational to see all the different options. Speed as such is not the problem. Changing the...
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    11-18-2018, 08:38 AM
    CPeter started a thread Tailstock Turret in General
    The thread about the turret lathe got me thinking about a turret for my Grizzly G4002. After looking at E**Y, I got to wondering about tailstock...
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    11-15-2018, 08:17 PM
    "One day I'll get round to making a short throw key for the mill vise in this style, even the shortest one I have can foul the Y axis wheel some...
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    11-10-2018, 10:15 PM
    The three jaw on my Grizzly 12x24 has .003" runout. More that adequate for my needs. If I am turning a bearing journal I do use the four jaw. CPeter
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    11-02-2018, 12:01 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Help with motor in General
    Very few motors are "junk" unless someone let the Magic Smoke out. Three phase motors are so simple that they can almost always be saved. CPeter
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    10-25-2018, 08:33 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Acetone alternative?? in General
    I had to remove some dried on duct tape residue from a Powermatic table saw and tried all kinds of things and the one that worked best and did no...
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    10-25-2018, 06:19 PM
    CPeter replied to a thread Price of steel in General
    "My local, low-buck supplier caught me by surprise today with a price increase from $1 to $1.50 per lb." Was in the big city today with my truck...
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    09-30-2018, 09:28 AM
    CPeter replied to a thread 3 HP Frequency Drive Choice in General
    I like Automation Direct and have good results with them. I have 10 in my shop and have installed another 15 or 20. They are easy to program and have...
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    09-18-2018, 09:30 AM
    CPeter replied to a thread Sunny 6x18 Surface Grinder in General
    As the owner of 15 Automation Direct VFDs and having installed several more, I like the GS2 series. A very few more dollars, but nicer features. The...
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    09-17-2018, 08:40 PM
    I have an older Grizzly 12" G4002 lathe and a Logan 11". The Logan was made in USA and the Grizzly in China. I like the Grizzly much more than the...
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Grantham, New Hampshire
Anything Mechanical, Concord Stage Coaches, Old John Deere Tractors, Woodturning
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