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    Yesterday, 11:11 AM
    754 replied to a thread Is This Angle Special Made ?? in General
    What I want to see is the dies of forming tool for the angle iron, where the feet of table curve outward for more stability.
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    02-18-2019, 02:52 PM
    754 replied to a thread Is This Angle Special Made ?? in General
    Roll forming and a cut to length shear for production. Bend in a brake for occasional production. It looks much nicer than a harsh right angle..
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    02-18-2019, 02:08 PM
    754 replied to a thread Weekend fun in General
    Very nice Reading Standard you have there. .
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    02-18-2019, 02:56 AM
    Same here, my wife is from Germany. Our kids were born in Canada , twins and have dual citizenship . They will be 22 this year..
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    02-18-2019, 02:23 AM
    They don't have movies there it's Kino.. I been meaning to ask do you speak German to your kid and Wife all the time ? Not sure if your wife is...
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    02-17-2019, 01:59 PM
    754 replied to a thread OT - Train World in Brussels in General
    Great pics reminds me a bit of the Deutsches Museum.. and its train stuff. I dig them Frankenstein Knob Bumpers on the Euro trains. Back in...
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    02-17-2019, 01:54 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I would think that would make a huge difference, however you are fighting the tough skin and sand and dirt in the casting.
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    02-17-2019, 01:53 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Weird science m on a lot of machines the nut is split vertically. Then it allows a bit of backlash to get taken out later on, without excessive drag.
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    02-16-2019, 11:45 PM
    One advantage to round is to be able to rotate it when making the profiles there by giving some relief.. I mean easier than square.
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    02-16-2019, 11:14 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I went down to my temporary shop , one day left, then I got to start to move my crap out.. Shoveled a bit of snow. Tried picking up heavy end...
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    02-16-2019, 11:00 PM
    Lately I been annealing AL for hammerforming..... with a hand propane torch. Fat green bottle.. And using a flared tip and.. I AM GETTING the...
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    02-16-2019, 12:22 PM
    Well I can definitely see using it for round shop made boring bar inserts, because round HSS is not ever close by. Not sure if he is making farm...
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    02-16-2019, 11:18 AM
    For 2 or 3 bux you can get HSS blanks. Any reason you want to use O1 ?
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    02-16-2019, 02:50 AM
    754 replied to a thread 4140 and copper plating in General
    If you soak it in vinegar, and throw in a few pennies or piece of copper pipe, it will get a thin coat of copper on it.
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    02-15-2019, 10:42 PM
    754 replied to a thread Old machine shop paint schemes in General
    Cool bike looks like some thought went into it. What is the tank from ?
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    02-15-2019, 10:39 PM
    754 replied to a thread 4140 and copper plating in General
    How big is it ? Can pm you just make it out of brass, stainless or aluminum..
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    02-15-2019, 01:55 PM
    754 replied to a thread I can't help myself in General
    It is what it is . I should have called it I couldn't help myself.. Don't worry... what you have and what you are doing now, might not be the...
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    02-15-2019, 01:35 PM
    754 replied to a thread I can't help myself in General
    I had a bigger place, then I got more stuff.. Then it turned it to a storage place for lots of stuff.. And I started making less money than it...
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    02-15-2019, 12:05 AM
    754 replied to a thread I can't help myself in General
    Then one day you have to move, and you literally have TONS of metal that you cant all Take with you..j
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    02-15-2019, 12:03 AM
    754 replied to a thread I can't help myself in General
    Any idea what alloy the rounds are..? My buddy pulled up one day from 375 miles away, car leaning to one side. Had about 50 lbs of cutoff rounds,...
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    02-14-2019, 04:39 AM
    754 replied to a thread What is it (again) in General
    The Seco tool is far slimmer than that one..... about 1/2 or 5/8 inch wide. Sure helps when you are very close to the chuck and need to change an...
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    02-12-2019, 03:15 PM
    754 replied to a thread Working a hardened file. in General
    No to machining...grinding for hard stuff. It's work, it ain't easy.. if it was everyone would make their own. Smart money says buy the steel...
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    02-12-2019, 12:49 PM
    754 replied to a thread Lathe unloading in General
    How much does it weigh I suspect somewhere around 1100 lbs ?
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    02-11-2019, 05:56 PM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Rb211 use two slings, adjust as needed . 2 motorcycle tiedowns may work..
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    02-11-2019, 03:27 PM
    Alway keep a few flat plates around to square up thin stuff in the 3 jaw. Some both holes. Then when making big discs you can part m part way and...
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    02-11-2019, 01:00 AM
    I think Sir John would have by now been saying.... Successful Narccistic Bastard.....
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    02-11-2019, 12:02 AM
    754 replied to a thread antiquing some chain in General
    Try fullers earth.. I don't know much about it but one old TV show used it to age old looking motorcycles..
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    02-09-2019, 05:39 PM
    754 replied to a thread First Milling Machine in General
    Table is very clean, it might be in very nice shape, try to find out how much use its seen. Nice package of tooling ready to work..
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    02-08-2019, 02:31 PM
    754 replied to a thread Etna tool in General
    The biggest expense here would be the tax bill every year.. it would be 100 K or more. Which likely means renting a portion. Big timbers are...
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    02-08-2019, 02:02 PM
    754 replied to a thread Shop print reading exercise in General
    That is pretty funny. I want go show that to a buddy that is.. low experience.. and see what he makes of it.. Thanks
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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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