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    08-15-2019, 11:06 AM
    754 replied to a thread They gotta be kidding right? in General
    I never seen a manual machinist make such a mess..
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    08-15-2019, 04:42 AM
    754 replied to a thread New Bandsaw (NEW new) in General
    I don't understand 3/4 blade and 1 inch on same saw ? If it's made for 1 inch and you ran 3/4, your teeth would be contacting the wheel....as...
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    08-14-2019, 12:40 AM
    754 replied to a thread 20 ton shop press paid itself in General
    Nickel, that is brilliant..
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    08-11-2019, 02:58 PM
    I think certain things like RC planes is an excellent use for printing.. I must say I enjoy creating things on the mill and lathe hope I get back...
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    08-11-2019, 10:16 AM
    They were round ones, single lip iirc.
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    08-11-2019, 01:30 AM
    Did you make metal forming dies ? I am thinking they may take a few hours to print ? But i dont know if you could get a hundred presses out of...
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    08-11-2019, 12:16 AM
    So I was on Instagram and a guy was showing dimple dies.. printed. And one of the comments was great when can we buy them, they are so pricey. So...
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    08-10-2019, 02:11 PM
    754 replied to a thread Two Questions in General
    One side is more tapered, teeth are probably crisper one way for better cutting.
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    08-10-2019, 11:41 AM
    754 replied to a thread school me in General
    One thing you will find, lighter mills tend not to cut a dead straight slot. So start with 1/2 inch, then climb one side at say 10 thou, then 10...
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    08-10-2019, 04:56 AM
    754 replied to a thread school me in General
    Imagine the cutter being a tire, if it the contact point and direction of cut is the same between the wheel and the road (workpiece), then you are...
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    08-09-2019, 01:12 PM
    Now that looks like a file card.. Yeah I did a stint on Herbie Hill, and one in the main barracks..
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    08-09-2019, 11:39 AM
    That is a file card..? The ones I have have a brush cut.. like me at Camp Vernon in 1970 (Willy knows what I mean)
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    08-08-2019, 01:07 PM
    754 replied to a thread Dividing or Indexing head in General
    Its sorta fun cutting hexes... even better if you straddle mill and do it on three indexings.
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    08-08-2019, 12:58 PM
    Is it jyst me ? Or is it not hilarious someone not posting their location, asking another not posting location where they are ?
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    08-07-2019, 09:04 PM
    754 replied to a thread Dividing or Indexing head in General
    I believe the index plate, if it does not usually spin, is called a simple index. My 10 inch HV RT, has an awesome capacity when I mount the...
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    08-05-2019, 08:46 PM
    754 replied to a thread Dividing or Indexing head in General
    I called Tundras attachment universal, because it can be driven thru gears. The index tables I am thinking of are similar to a RT with chuck...
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    08-05-2019, 11:30 AM
    754 replied to a thread Dividing or Indexing head in General
    Universal dividing head I am thinking..
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    08-04-2019, 11:33 PM
    754 replied to a thread Boring bar issues in General
    I bet on at least one end of the bar, the setscrew can be changed to Allen head bolts, ... better fit in the head of a bolt...setscrews can split or...
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    08-03-2019, 07:54 PM
    754 replied to a thread Dividing or Indexing head in General
    If your mill is low on Z axis height, an RT with Chuck mounted eats a of of room, even worse if you run a boring head.
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    08-03-2019, 07:31 PM
    754 replied to a thread Dividing or Indexing head in General
    I am estimating I used my RT at least a Thousand times during the 25 plus years I had my shop. Often the arbor was out of the RT, but when it was...
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    08-03-2019, 07:23 PM
    754 replied to a thread Dividing or Indexing head in General
    I made a M 3 adaptor for my RT. First I threaded the small end of the arborl, 3/8 nc....... no tang... this holds it into the RT, and backing it...
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    08-03-2019, 04:01 PM
    754 replied to a thread Dividing or Indexing head in General
    I did a lot of wheel work for autos, and spacers and such for Harley, which are 5 bolt mounts... So the 24 hole index is out for most of that.......
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    08-03-2019, 11:34 AM
    754 replied to a thread Dividing or Indexing head in General
    I am not clear on the term index head.. do you guys mean spin indexer ? To me it means more a rotary table lookingbthing with a chuck, and mask...
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    08-02-2019, 02:10 PM
    754 replied to a thread Dividing or Indexing head in General
    Tricky complicated work , gears splines etc use a dividing head. Repetitive production work like drilling or milling , get an indexer.. If your...
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    07-29-2019, 08:34 PM
    754 replied to a thread Harbor Freight Better Quality? in General
    The title of this is confusing.. Do any ofvthose 3 names instill confidence ? Have you even heard those makes before. . I SEE NO REASON TO buy...
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    07-26-2019, 11:49 AM
    Maybe they have to move some inventory to pay the bills or survive.
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    07-24-2019, 02:14 PM
    754 replied to a thread No time for tire kickers in General
    The folks I worry about most.. the clean cut normal looking pshycopaths.. .. you never know.. Conversely people that think because I have a big...
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    07-23-2019, 08:58 PM
    I used a manhole cover, that was faced off, and had lines machined every inch. Fits on top of my10 inch News rotary table. It's 20 inches in...
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    07-23-2019, 11:56 AM
    754 replied to a thread No time for tire kickers in General
    The worst is The caller that is at the bar. Caller, I would like to look at the Kawasaki wheels. Sure when ? This afternoon ? great I am in. ...
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    07-23-2019, 11:42 AM
    754 replied to a thread Turret Tool Post Question in General
    Here is is tip that wil, save time... figure out your tool height from 4way base. On mine it was 7/8. -so keep shims in a box nearby. So you...
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About 754
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Lifelong resident of Kelowna. Logging , sawmill worker, self employed machinist.
Married , with 2 kids
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Kelowna BC
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motorcycles, bicycles , machining
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