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    Today, 02:42 PM
    754 replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! box stores in General
    Willy is there a small hardware store in Lumby ?
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    Yesterday, 11:43 PM
    754 replied to a thread OT ^%$#@! 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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    Yesterday, 11:40 PM
    Gonna take a few babies to wear the bushings out..
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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    12-09-2018, 05:58 PM
    Even worse than that.. my sister and her husband, just moved to Churchill MB for a few years.. Lousy weather, with constant wind. .. at least the...
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    12-09-2018, 05:46 PM
    I am going to check my boxes in storage, will note what i have in the top open drawer...used to have 3 or 4 lids up all the time.
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    12-09-2018, 02:14 PM
    Well I think they meant 45 percent lighter. I always say AL is 1/3 the weight of steel, but I won't bring it up on here , for fear it is on 38...
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    12-09-2018, 02:06 PM
    I got another sawmill story. We worked at a tie mill just east of Winfield BC. It was owned by the Bennetts, as in the premier. We cut wood only...
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    12-09-2018, 01:56 PM
    Some say I am a few logs short of a load , but I am smarter than my toolbox drawers. I have a homemade midbox, the drawer likes to cock, and I...
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    12-08-2018, 09:38 PM
    I can remember as a kid going to the mill, here in town. They at that time still had a steam carriage, and I can remember the shiny lloooonnnnggg...
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    12-08-2018, 05:28 PM
    Bristles ?. What the heck ? Get the Starrett 4 oz it has a round dauber in the lid, no spatter.. Works the treat., Bc Rider, did you see my...
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    12-08-2018, 01:05 PM
    One of my less than fond memories of Hemlock was in Chilliwack. We were building a condo on Chilliwack Central.. across from the Co op. In the...
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    12-08-2018, 02:03 AM
    I used to leave a few chests with top open. Usually put drawings against open lid. A few things standing up in the top part, that don't fitvthe...
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    12-07-2018, 11:26 PM
    754 replied to a thread Crobalt® square tool bits in General
    Sounds like a good cutter I use HSS blanks with a cast finish that are excellent red cut Superior I think. They look very old. They may not be...
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    12-07-2018, 10:34 PM
    I got a question, If I use it on my 7.5 hp lathe will it pull the tool in and take it for a ride if you cut too hard ? I suspect on a lathe with...
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    12-07-2018, 01:08 PM
    Why is the drive so noisy ? Joint on the belt ? Maybe...
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    12-07-2018, 01:35 AM
    754 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I don't see a lot if single disc on sport bikes nor perimeter rotors.
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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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