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    Today, 06:08 PM
    754 replied to a thread Ebay English Wheel in General
    I plan to add a circular or ship type wheel where the TEE is, then I can mark numbers, and return to last setting if I remove workpiece to check...
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    Today, 06:06 PM
    754 replied to a thread Ebay English Wheel in General
    They are flexy, good for bicycle fenders...maybe. I tried to reinforce one my buddy had! Waste of time.. So I designed and made a frame, 2x2 by...
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    Today, 12:36 AM
    It's a complicated subject, but interesting. Just as there are many alloys, and many cutter types, there are a few heat treating processes. Some...
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    Today, 12:32 AM
    754 replied to a thread The home shop from Hell in General
    Ferkel.. Ja das ist lacherlich..
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    Yesterday, 01:50 PM
    754 replied to a thread The home shop from Hell in General
    In my shop if we were flogging on some bike at night, and someone was helping, i did not expect them to return to proper place..they may not have...
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    Yesterday, 01:12 PM
    The worst part is beford you figure out to snug one side and swing the other.. the it takes a real long time. With the bar method I have got it...
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    Yesterday, 01:07 PM
    754 replied to a thread Rules - Rigid vs flexible? in General
    Measuring tape works I a pinch but the dish sucks. I was watching a guy last week build a reshaped composite truck fender, his 3 ft flexrule was...
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    05-18-2019, 11:03 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Andy , I think you need a black light.... ... lol, running away..
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    05-18-2019, 05:52 PM
    754 replied to a thread Home Made Tool Holder in General
    Blue or paint the cutter to tighten it up.
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    05-18-2019, 05:34 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    I think the flycut lawn is brilliant. . I got an idea for 3 Phase.....keep him busy for a while.. Introduce him to 80 20 extrusion and...
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    05-18-2019, 04:57 PM
    754 replied to a thread Help ID chuck in General
    Looks a lot like my Victor.
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    05-18-2019, 04:06 PM
    754 replied to a thread I need some nuts in General
    Yup crappy gummy aluminum. Get some 1 inch or 3/4 6061 bar stock....handy to have around. K Turn od, then knurl, then thread and part off
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    05-18-2019, 04:02 PM
    Here is how I set up, run the t slotsand studs in, place vise over it, install nuts loosely. Then I clamp a rectangle or round bar in the vise,...
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    05-18-2019, 03:53 PM
    754 replied to a thread Home Made Tool Holder in General
    Paint it or brush on some layout dye..
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    05-18-2019, 10:19 AM
    754 replied to a thread Rules - Rigid vs flexible? in General
    MCGYVER, how do you lay out holes on curved surfaces ? Have you ever tried the 299 for marking, or checking length ? Do you have 18 or 24 inch...
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    05-17-2019, 11:30 PM
    754 replied to a thread Cast Iron (repair) in General
    Nickel city, you or I have totally not got the concept of stitching. If a hole was broke out of a piece you can stitch it back in , or a crack. ...
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    05-17-2019, 09:18 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you eat today? in General
    That ruining your dinner is BS. If you feel like it, eat it now... All structure and no spontaneity, makes for boring people
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    05-17-2019, 01:13 PM
    If you lock the snap guage, you can tell a bit how close an under size hole is by the tilt of it. Lucky you if you have a bore guage that fits 3/4.
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    05-17-2019, 01:02 PM
    754 replied to a thread Rules - Rigid vs flexible? in General
    Holy Crapola are they pricey now. Bet there are used on ebay.. most have no clue what they do.. They have the mottled color on them, at least...
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    05-17-2019, 12:46 PM
    754 replied to a thread Rules - Rigid vs flexible? in General
    Both types have their uses Starrett makes a ruler joiner, a very useful, tool as 24 inch rules won't fit a regular machinist box. Plus very good...
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    05-17-2019, 12:41 PM
    Boring head should give a great finish. Once you know your number it should eork on the other holes. What kind of tolerance like plus/minus a thou...
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    05-17-2019, 02:39 AM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Plus 3 on that one..
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    05-15-2019, 09:52 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you eat today? in General
    I dont think we can get American cheese up here.. Everyone rants about Tillamook Cheese from the PNW.. around here.. Oregon it's from.. ...
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    05-15-2019, 09:27 PM
    754 replied to a thread I need some nuts in General
    You are what you eat... you walked right into that.l
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    05-15-2019, 08:27 PM
    754 replied to a thread First time to make a spur gear in General
    If you want to rough it with straight tool or a shallow V it will likely cut the tooth easier.
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    05-15-2019, 01:00 AM
    754 replied to a thread First time to make a spur gear in General
    Use a 1 inch bar with cross hole if you have a collet or holder that size. Then mount hand ground tool bit in the hole and hold with setscrew.
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    05-15-2019, 12:56 AM
    Spotting drills... I bought a few 1/4 inch, hardly ever use centerdrills anymore unless I need a bevel or it needs a center.
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    05-14-2019, 11:57 PM
    If you bore them, and are a bit off center, then you only got to go thin on one side. But usually I would run a tap in them, then I had a bunch of...
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    05-14-2019, 08:50 PM
    Tim what are you doing to the XL cam cover ? Spun bushing ? I like your round nuts for the blocks.
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    05-14-2019, 02:48 PM
    754 replied to a thread First time to make a spur gear in General
    If you want to make them cheap, hand grind a single point tool to mount in a 1 inch bad into a collet. .it's a bead roller low speed gears not...
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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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