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    Yesterday, 09:42 PM
    Well that looks really good to me over here. I would probably have made the top half thicker to prevent punch from rocking.
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    Yesterday, 09:24 PM
    754 replied to a thread print your own T-shirts in General
    I don't understand the no room for it but want to do it. I had a 4 station 6 color machine, no screens, that I would have sold this January and...
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    Yesterday, 06:15 PM
    754 replied to a thread No time for tire kickers in General
    Now when I hear what will you take..I say we can end this conversation right here.. I will not even hear I mean take offers from someone that has...
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    07-18-2019, 06:40 PM
    If it's 1/2 thou, try layout die. I don't understand bolt going thru, the hole will have clearance , will it not ? Like I said how about a...
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    07-18-2019, 10:41 AM
    Anyone try them flexible drives.
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    07-18-2019, 12:00 AM
    Well I think your problems involve hold Dow and punch design. If you feed 5 thou material thru a 6 though opening the sides will hopefully stay...
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    07-17-2019, 10:02 PM
    If you have access to a surface grinder , you would be finished and working on the next problem..
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    07-17-2019, 10:00 PM
    Did you try a simple 1/4 drive with a flex cable and screwdrive handle , i.e. flexible 1/4 drive ?
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    07-16-2019, 05:09 AM
    Am In The only one here that had to take Ibuprofen , after reading this.. My back hurts now.,
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    07-14-2019, 11:14 PM
    Like I say to people ( after they say you are not that old ) age is a number. It's not how old you are , rather how bad you feel.. which is not...
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    07-14-2019, 07:27 PM
    754 replied to a thread Spade drill holder in General
    You are going to make more without trying this one to see how it works ? My lathe has 7 hp, and I can bog it with my bigger drills..
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    07-14-2019, 06:14 PM
    Not worth a hundred bucks ? Easy fix, buy a piece of bronze big enough, 20 bucks and up.. Now get your lathe, dividing head milling machine...
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    07-14-2019, 03:27 PM
    754 replied to a thread Getting ready for the big move in General
    Is a telehandler like a Zoom boom ? Do you have a winch, tirfor jack, or come along or Jack all ? Plus chain or cables. Once they are on the...
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    07-13-2019, 02:28 PM
    754 replied to a thread Getting ready for the big move in General
    Not out if a production shop .. that might just be very fine equipment. Do you have a helper, that has any experience, be a big plus.
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    07-13-2019, 01:58 PM
    754 replied to a thread Spade drill holder in General
    Just make one with the slot for the thickest spade, the shim the rest. Making a holder for each is completely against the reason to use spade...
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    07-13-2019, 03:57 AM
    Loading ties in a Gondola car, in the hot Okanagan sun.. now there is a job everyone should try for while. Not to be missed.. 5 gondola cars...
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    07-13-2019, 03:48 AM
    The Summit machines look a bit like TOS, the FNK turret mill are seen quite often. A friend of mine has a Excello mill, he likes. My neigbor ...
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    07-13-2019, 03:48 AM
    The Summit machines look a bit like TOS, the FNK turret mill are seen quite often. A friend of mine has a Excello mill, he likes. My neigbor ...
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    07-12-2019, 11:09 AM
    J Tiers we get......... it your Model A don't need never seize on the hub..
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    07-12-2019, 12:27 AM
    754 replied to a thread Acceptable runout? in General
    Wygant, is the part machined in one clamping, or is work turned around and re chucked. If it's re chucked, you will find most chucks not up to task.
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    07-11-2019, 11:32 PM
    754 replied to a thread Spade drill holder in General
    The body need not be that stiff for that length. It's a self centering cutter. The whole idea of a spade drill is to fit many sizes on one shank,...
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    07-11-2019, 12:44 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Yes Harley crankpin and trans usually come in 2 tenths increment up to at least a thou over.
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    07-11-2019, 12:19 PM
    754 replied to a thread Harbor Freight disappointment in General
    Let's just say some tools fit the hand better, cause less fatigue and are safer to use. So bottom line, you get more done, faster, and it last...
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    07-11-2019, 12:00 PM
    ..its always fairly easy with a CNC, obviously George and a few others enjoy the challenge, of doing it manually.. but having it look like it was...
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    07-10-2019, 11:54 PM
    754 replied to a thread Spade drill holder in General
    Plus one on that..
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    07-10-2019, 11:16 AM
    754 replied to a thread Comfort Tools, not really OT in General
    Maybe it's just me, but I use dividers and spring calipers. I don't have a DRO. What I am getting at is, I like the feel of round leg dividers, a...
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    07-09-2019, 03:02 PM
    754 replied to a thread Harbor Freight disappointment in General
    Well if you can't tell the difference, maybe it's for you ! I must say PA socketsand extensions are pretty Good at least looks and finish wise.
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    07-09-2019, 02:22 PM
    754 replied to a thread Comfort Tools, not really OT in General
    Your eyes problems does not make a tool bad. It makes many things bad for you. Regular mics with magnifier that clipped on like an NSK are much...
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    07-09-2019, 01:34 PM
    754 replied to a thread Harbor Freight disappointment in General
    I have heard consumer power tools, aka weekend warrior stuff is designed to last around 20 hrs and I believe it. I work part time at s place that...
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    07-09-2019, 12:42 PM
    754 replied to a thread Harbor Freight disappointment in General
    Plus one on that. I started a shop in 87, had a bit of cash. Opened an account atvtge industrial supplier I bought my machines from. Bought mostly...
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Lifelong resident of Kelowna. Logging , sawmill worker, self employed machinist.
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