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    05-13-2016, 02:48 PM
    +1 DR! The cost to repair such technology escalates very fast. And without a fair bit of prior knowledge, skills, and funds, is a fast way to...
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    05-06-2016, 01:47 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread How does a 2-flute... in General
    Hi, Because the the two flutes are 180 degrees from each other. Only one flute can be in the cut at a time. Personally, I consider them to be only...
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    05-06-2016, 12:38 PM
    Hi, You only need to indicate three sides of a hole. Left - right - front. So no mirror needed, the back must match the front. Dalee
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    04-30-2016, 12:05 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Best small drill bits? in General
    Hi, Yep, drill jigs are your friend. Dalee
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    04-30-2016, 12:06 AM
    Hi, I will second Onshape. Pretty easy to use, runs in a browser and doesn't care about operating systems. And the price is very right for home...
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    04-23-2016, 10:25 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread ebay mist coolers in General
    A shutoff valve for the air is very nice. It's a pain in the backside to have to completely readjust the air flow every time you start and stop the...
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    04-23-2016, 10:22 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread ebay mist coolers in General
    Hi, I've done that. It works, but I prefer either full flood or oil brush or drip. Dalee
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    04-22-2016, 11:50 PM
    Hi, Haven't used current models of either of those brands, but I've used older models. Both are pretty equal in quality and ease of use in my eye....
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    04-22-2016, 09:37 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread ebay mist coolers in General
    Hi, The unit I purchased has the tubing inside the locline. The only mister I've seen that didn't have that line was an original KoolMist unit...
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    04-22-2016, 12:08 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread ebay mist coolers in General
    Hi, Kind of depends on how high you adjust the air stream. But a large compressor isn't needed. I have a 25gal oil-less that can struggle running...
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    04-22-2016, 11:59 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread ebay mist coolers in General
    Hi, I picked up a gallon of KoolMist concentrate from Enco for $25. That will make about 30gals of mix. I've used KoolMist before and have had...
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    04-22-2016, 10:31 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread ebay mist coolers in General
    Hi, I recently bought this one:...
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    04-10-2016, 11:53 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread OT Brag in General
    Hi, Thanks to all. Yep, she's a U of M Gopher. But she had been collaborating with a research group at MIT on a solar cell project. And...
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    04-10-2016, 05:45 PM
    dalee100 started a thread OT Brag in General
    Hi, This is really OT for here, but a Father needs to brag a bit sometimes.:D My Wife and I found out this weekend that our middle Daughter has...
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    04-10-2016, 01:29 PM
    Hi, If the diameter of the chuck is 3", then you can mount the chuck to a plate, then mount the plate to the RT. Should be just enough room to get...
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    04-09-2016, 12:19 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread adjustable reamers in General
    Hi, This!!!!! Having spent years setting such adjustable reamers for production use, consistent tool loading is critical for consistent results. ...
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    04-09-2016, 12:08 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Indicator holders in General
    Hi, I own both, a couple of Nogas and a couple imports of the same style. The Nogas are very nice, smooth and easy to use. The imports are a...
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    04-04-2016, 11:34 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Drill Set Suggestions in General
    Hi, Not really. You can make pretty good educated choices based on what you want to do. For example, OP mentions case hardened slides for pistols....
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    04-02-2016, 12:06 PM
    dalee100 started a thread A tiny score in General
    Hi, Went for a bit of a drive yesterday and found an industrial scrap yard that seems to sort out odds and ends to resell to walk ins. The few of...
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    04-01-2016, 12:29 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Enco-MSC??? in General
    Hi, I think MSC also owns J&L Supply along with Enco. At work I use MSC and we get an automatic 25% discount as a "real" manufacturer. And I...
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    04-01-2016, 12:11 PM
    Hi, Some excellent tips on using your multimeter in the shop.
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    03-08-2016, 04:23 PM
    I try to avoid magnet things period. Ain't no problem that way
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    03-01-2016, 04:05 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Clean End Milling in General
    Hi, What kind of finish do you expect? It"s an end mill, not a surface grinding wheel. The milling tool that can generally provide the best...
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    02-28-2016, 02:54 PM
    Hi, I have to agree, JCHannum. This was no test of either of these mics. I do own the HF digital at home and have used a Mitutoyo digital at work....
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    02-28-2016, 02:17 PM
    Hi, Nicely done! A tilt vice is a handy thing to have sometimes. I had a 5" B&S tilting compound vise years ago. Seemed like I always was using...
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    02-28-2016, 01:45 PM
    Hi, I have to agree, this is a lot of worry about little. Ain't no one here doing enough knurling to be overly concerned about excessive wear and...
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    02-27-2016, 05:59 PM
    Hi, Here is a print of the one I made from 4140 and hardened. The steps and the drilled and tapped hole are invaluable. couple of photos...
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    02-27-2016, 04:23 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Shepard Lathe Co. in General
    Hi, I can say I've actually run a Shepard just like that one. I would occasionally plane plate shear heads with one. Machining the blade seat into...
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