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    Yesterday, 02:00 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread X2 Power Feed questions in General
    Hi, I built a power feed for my G0704. The original motor I used was a 14.4v drill motor powered by a 12v DC power supply. Worked really well...
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    03-21-2015, 10:47 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Material choice in General
    Hi, I would use some 6/6 and call it good. Sometimes we can put too fine an edge on choices. Dalee
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    03-14-2015, 03:28 PM
    Hi, Bottom line, it's doubtful that many of you here own large enough and powerful enough machines to be concerned about whether you should use...
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    03-07-2015, 10:15 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Criterion Boring Head in General
    Hi, I think the Model 1 is an older version, at least the ones I see show a lot more use. I think the TMT-1 seems to be a current version. But the...
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    03-06-2015, 08:48 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread My tool post version. in General
    Hi, I've been using a more "classic" version of the round Norman tool post for a few years now. Very solid, fast, and easy to make. Mine has a 1"...
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    03-06-2015, 08:28 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Criterion Boring Head in General
    Hi, Not all Criterion Model 1 heads have a cross hole. The ones I seem to find don't anyway. And as far as I can tell, the cross travel can vary...
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    03-06-2015, 06:36 PM
    dalee100 started a thread Criterion Boring Head in General
    Hi, Does anybody know how much travel a model 1 boring head has? Or to put it another way, how big a hole will it bore? Thanks! Dalee
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    02-26-2015, 10:25 PM
    Hi, You may want to consider a paper cutter like this. Cheap and easily available. ...
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    02-26-2015, 07:33 PM
    Hi, No, but I've built a few 4' and 8' shears.:cool: How thick is your material? Dalee
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    02-26-2015, 07:30 PM
    Hi, I owned a Mit solar caliper. Sold it and won't make that mistake again. But my battery powered Mit Digimatic is rock solid. Dalee
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    02-15-2015, 09:31 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread machinist or idiot in General
    Hi, Some days it just goes hand in hand. You would think that I would always be very careful using air to blow the coolant off of the parts I...
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    02-11-2015, 08:59 PM
    Hi, Do you plan to scrape the ways for refurbishment? Unless there is active rusting and flaking, there probably is little reason to breakout...
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    02-02-2015, 04:03 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Home shop needed? in General
    Hi, You are correct. And you said what I meant better than I did. I will blame it on the flu and the shots the doctor gave me this morning. ...
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    02-02-2015, 03:28 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Home shop needed? in General
    Hi, I don't anything about the photo, but if it's a picture of someone else's shop, that is a really, really, really, good reason to run, not walk...
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    02-02-2015, 03:23 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Home shop needed? in General
    Hi, It might be. But these guys are openly stating they are a manufacturer, so that implies a license is held by someone in upper management. The...
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    02-02-2015, 01:57 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Home shop needed? in General
    Hi, Pretty simple to find out if these guys are legit. Ask for a copy of their federal firearms manufacturing license. Then ring up the BATF and...
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    01-30-2015, 12:50 PM
    Call Haas and do it right.
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    01-30-2015, 12:05 PM
    Hi, I think unless you shop Ali Baba, you probably won't find a new power hacksaw for sale. eBay will have old floor industrial ones for sale. As...
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    01-18-2015, 03:06 PM
    Hi, Oh heavens. Unless the shank is totally ruined beyond belief, just file nuggies off and slam it in a collet and go. The small bit of damage...
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    01-18-2015, 10:04 AM
    Hi, I've not used a Bridgeport head, but the others I've used are rightie-tightie, lefty-loosie threaded. Old shanks and heads can be corroded...
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    01-11-2015, 09:14 PM
    Hi, Try a wax stick like LPS Tapmatic Edge. Simple to apply by merely rubbing on the blade before the cut. I've had good results with LPS. No fuss...
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    12-31-2014, 10:45 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Any G0704 owners? in General
    Hi, Two ways to look at it. Work envelope and table load. The work envelope is 6 7/8"x18 1/2"x13". The slide for the head, (z axis), can be...
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