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    Today, 02:59 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    If you don't have big drills bore it. You can draw it out and rough it in steps. I have made a temlpate, with a mount then run a dial on it to...
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    Today, 02:31 PM
    754 replied to a thread making vice jaws. in General
    Just make them from annealed stock and heat treat them, not that hard. Files might work if they were 1/2 inch thick, can see them snapping quickly...
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    Today, 02:27 PM
    WTH . .? ONCE AGAIN we talk APPLES. 3ph brings up ORANGES.. Actually was expecting you to say, easy on a CNC machine.. One interesting...
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    Today, 02:20 PM
    754 replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    ..? Canadian, ?..eh ? We have a Moen faucet, it has life time guarantee.. I think they replaced it one or 2 times.
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    Today, 02:16 PM
    I did have a few flashlights aroundĺ. But ifvthe power was off I usually cleaned up in the washroom m used the toilet at times.. candle is way...
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    Today, 02:17 AM
    I realize that, but it's just a huge plus on a lower cost lathe, that many probably don't use..
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    Today, 01:49 AM
    754 replied to a thread making vice jaws. in General
    Take a piece of plate , mount at 45 degrees to your tables then cut a key way in it that your jaw fits into, drill and tap it. Now mount that...
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    Today, 01:34 AM
    754 replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    Ooohhh , you probably know how my Sansui BA and .CA 3000,s work.. cool..
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    Today, 01:15 AM
    Should read splining.. I helped out a few times in a CnC shop. One day the guy told me he cut some internal splines I think it was . A bit like...
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    Today, 01:11 AM
    754 replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    JT, if you don't mind me asking, what do you do for a l7ving.. or what is your background ? Feel free to not answer if you wish .
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    Today, 01:03 AM
    The problem is getting to your light or candle, the you are ok. It's pretty darn dark with no windows. Flashlights are good to point the way,...
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    Today, 12:40 AM
    A glow stick might get me out of the door. A candle in the bathroom and one in the shop lets me see pretty good. Of course I usually have a...
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    Yesterday, 10:33 PM
    Peter , nice cabinet.. So here is a list of part of what I had in my main top boxes. Some stuff is missing from list, as I had to pull a few...
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    Yesterday, 02:42 PM
    754 replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    Willy is there a small hardware store in Lumby ?
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    12-12-2018, 11:43 PM
    754 replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    I did not read every page, but J Tiers, did you ever think of buying oilite bar stock? Got me out if a few waiting for bushing scenarios..
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    12-12-2018, 11:40 PM
    Gonna take a few babies to wear the bushings out..
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    12-12-2018, 01:34 PM
    754 replied to a thread A sign of the times: in General
    Its not a vic-20 , its bar stock ends , used every week , by shops all over the country. It's machining content, maybe learn about it..
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    12-12-2018, 01:30 PM
    754 replied to a thread Learning a new machine in General
    Are you saying the square column mill drill handled that better ? The reason I asked about choosing speed is you are higher than most of us run. ...
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    12-12-2018, 12:33 PM
    754 replied to a thread Learning a new machine in General
    The CNC in most cases run blast coolant, it takes the chips away from the cutter. Flood coolant may not.
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    12-12-2018, 12:24 PM
    754 replied to a thread Learning a new machine in General
    Then you have the CNC trained guys that often can't tell or feel what the machine is telling you, because .. well because they didn't learn that...
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    12-12-2018, 01:51 AM
    754 replied to a thread Learning a new machine in General
    Cut the speed in half, if the problem goes away. .. well then.....
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    12-12-2018, 12:57 AM
    754 replied to a thread Learning a new machine in General
    Are you not noticing that you are on the fast side? On a heavier mill than your ?, it may not be an issue..
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    12-11-2018, 10:00 PM
    754 replied to a thread Learning a new machine in General
    How or why did you choose that speed ?
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    12-11-2018, 04:56 PM
    754 replied to a thread the nevada triangle in General
    That helmet needs tightening up..
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    12-11-2018, 01:43 AM
    754 replied to a thread Storage of Shim Stock in General
    Exactly, and not to mention, thicker stuff gets ragged edges when snipping it. And it also comes on rolls, if you use a lot, it's handy on a roll....
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    12-11-2018, 01:38 AM
    Search ...Veritas micro Drawer slides. Is what they mentioned earlier..
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    12-10-2018, 02:00 PM
    I would go .0025 to .0035. Not a diametral clearance issue on these.
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    12-10-2018, 01:48 PM
    There is probably not a lot left but it should be out there. I bet there is a few guitar builders seek out that sort of wood if they can access it....
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    12-10-2018, 03:22 AM
    A lot of the trees in the B.C. rain forests are 500 to 800 years old as far as I know. Or older Hard to figure age in the Revelstoke area as they...
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    12-09-2018, 06:14 PM
    Look nice.. I forgot to mention . I never had a Gerstner, but one day I get a call about a wooden chest. I was excited till i saw it red, similar...
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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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