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    Today, 12:40 AM
    754 replied to a thread MLA Andy Lofquist in General
    Dont wait another decade. Good kits, have been around a long time.. one day they may no longer be offered. I did about 4 or 5 with a buddy, I...
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    Yesterday, 01:09 AM
    754 replied to a thread Laser rust removal - Wow! in General
    Coolest thing I have seen in a while..
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    Yesterday, 12:02 AM
    In one of the comments a guy said he wanted to try that on his home built helicoptor.. hmmmm.
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    05-24-2019, 05:05 AM
    754 replied to a thread Ford 1952(?) fire truck in General
    Looks like a spare head mounted off the rear fender.?......just kidding..
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    05-22-2019, 08:45 PM
    754 replied to a thread 3/4-5 ACME leadscrew nut. in General
    Just grind one up out of Hss, then weld to boring bar, or put it thru bar and secure with setscrew. They work pretty good.
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    05-21-2019, 06:01 PM
    I had a theory of using the most hp to do the job , if at all possible . Was drilling with rotobroach lets say 1 7/8 holes on 3/4 plate...it was...
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    05-21-2019, 03:48 PM
    754 replied to a thread Ebay English Wheel in General
    Its worth it if you make a new frame, you can deflect the wheel on it the way it is with one or two fingers pushing against it.
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    05-21-2019, 03:46 PM
    I probably misunderstand a lot of it. Sounds like you have high speed spindles, that don't have torque at lower speed. You did bring up that you...
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    05-21-2019, 12:29 PM
    You can cut the whole rad on a Bridgeport in about 4 or 5 cuts.
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    05-21-2019, 11:02 AM
    Are you start to finish on each hole, or one operation at a time , then switch work pieces? I usually once a tool is mounted , run every piece thru,...
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    05-21-2019, 10:58 AM
    Mt2 47/64 drill, the change to mt2 3/4 reamer, faster than above method. You can use an adaptor like R8 to mt2 to hold tools, or get a 1 inch...
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    05-20-2019, 11:05 PM
    754 replied to a thread Ebay English Wheel in General
    I got to say if you bought this, then build a frame like we did , you will be into it for 200 ish plus your time, that's not bad to have a working...
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    05-20-2019, 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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    05-20-2019, 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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    05-20-2019, 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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    05-20-2019, 12:32 AM
    754 replied to a thread The home shop from Hell in General
    Ferkel.. Ja das ist lacherlich..
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    05-19-2019, 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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    05-19-2019, 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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    05-19-2019, 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.
    27 replies | 1056 view(s)
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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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