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    Yesterday, 07:07 PM
    754 replied to a thread Twin insert tool on ebay in General
    Or some special use like champhering or dual grooves.
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    Yesterday, 02:11 PM
    754 replied to a thread radios in a shop in General
    I don't believe you about Manilow.. Yeah I used to listen to CBC a lot just left it on. I am back in my last shop for a 2 month stretch. ...
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    Yesterday, 06:15 AM
    754 replied to a thread Slip roll question. in General
    Thanks for the info guys.
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    Yesterday, 12:21 AM
    754 replied to a thread Slip roll question. in General
    Those sizes are approx. Probably close. But I never used rolls , more than just paying a bit. Yes they look like the can get around 3 inches...
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    01-20-2019, 04:58 PM
    754 replied to a thread A “what is it “ question in General
    I think they are sintered, maybe brazed on type , before they had indexable tools that took those type inserts..
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    01-20-2019, 04:57 PM
    754 replied to a thread Slip roll question. in General
    DR IF if you do it on the brake would it not be bumpy, plus the tooling .. upper die has to fit thru a 2 inch hole, and the bottom die would have...
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    01-20-2019, 03:52 PM
    754 started a thread Slip roll question. in General
    I have a set of slip rolls, 1.5 inch rollers or so. I will need cones in near future, about 3 in on big end, around 2 1/4 on small end. About 2 .5 ...
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    01-20-2019, 03:45 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Nice, but don't put bevy tins on it , once unpacked.. That powered set of rolls are they 18 or 20 inch ?
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    01-20-2019, 02:23 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Tungsten, i wont store my taps like that unless they are protected by sleeveweb. I usually keep them in the plastic boxes you buy taps in, the ones...
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    01-20-2019, 02:05 PM
    Brian my sister just moved from Southern Ont , near International Falls.. To Churchill Manitoba.... and it has not got above - 16 in about 8 weeks,...
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    01-20-2019, 01:22 PM
    What ? The OD looks the same on all of them.. I never seen a seal driver for one size seal , but equipped for a dozen handle sizes.. that are not...
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    01-20-2019, 02:38 AM
    You are getting into Theory of a Dead Man territory.. They are probably in another box. ..
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    01-20-2019, 01:58 AM
    Punch dies..
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    01-19-2019, 11:12 PM
    They would ake great centering discs for a 3 jaw, leave enough meat to face off , or cut a shouldet.
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    01-19-2019, 11:07 PM
    754 replied to a thread Abom79 Out on his own. in General
    When he moves the table is the lathe behind it a Standard Modern ?
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    01-19-2019, 01:32 PM
    Poulan Pro ? You poulan our legs ? out here that's a pruning saw ..
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    01-18-2019, 10:57 PM
    What I meant was if you want to cut from the top, you should notch the bottom first.. otherwise it can tear the branch past the cut plus you got to...
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    01-18-2019, 03:42 PM
    Sometimes its way easier to post pics of your latest shopping buy, than stuff you made on a machine tool..
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    01-18-2019, 03:34 PM
    Yes, buy the good stuff once, it will last the rest of your life. I have a Starrett thread guage, my main one to use, its over a hundred years...
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    01-18-2019, 01:47 PM
    Yes and THAT is the problem being able to cut from the top..
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    01-18-2019, 01:43 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    This often works good for getting each end of the lathe up. May need to remove cover behind brake. And pull chip tray out. Get a 2x4 across the...
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    01-18-2019, 01:36 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I built a u shaped bracket out of 3/4 ×3 flat bar, then tabs on the side for steel casters. Fits my big lathe under tailstock end, and one end of...
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    01-18-2019, 12:51 PM
    I for the most part enjoy it here. And I came in partly to try to help people. Some people it seems though, like the idea of having...
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    01-18-2019, 11:36 AM
    I prefer to buy tools in working condition, not a kit or work in progress. And especially not new in box, but needing a bunch of fixes , before it...
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    01-17-2019, 09:05 PM
    Being that I am an ex logger.. I will say that on limbs up to 2 inch, straight with the pole should easily work .....even bigger.. if you have a...
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    01-17-2019, 01:03 PM
    I get what you were saying. I had a Herbert 2 D turret lathe, ofte it ran 8 hrs a day or sometimes more. When you looked at the parts, you...
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    01-17-2019, 01:45 AM
    So what is the plan if you get an order for a 24 inch wide , and it can't do it , or blows the guts out if the Chinesium drive unit ? Do you have a...
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    01-16-2019, 12:24 AM
    754 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Why use stainless, no lathe maker would. Its probably cast iron.
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    01-15-2019, 05:58 PM
    754 replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    I am surprised it has not yet been identified..
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    01-15-2019, 02:45 PM
    I am going to disagree about the Southbends. I think they were used a lot in production. Let's forget about wartime they were made for around 8...
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Lifelong resident of Kelowna. Logging , sawmill worker, self employed machinist.
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motorcycles, bicycles , machining
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