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    09-27-2015, 03:46 PM
    Hi, That's a steal here in Minnesota. Generally they are at least double or more. Especially with tooling. This deserves a huge You Suck!!!!!!;) ...
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    09-26-2015, 04:26 PM
    Hi, In my opinion, yes. If you can't draw it, you can't really make it with CNC. Especially the more complex elements. Without it, you leave the...
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    09-20-2015, 10:26 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Sandvik parting tool in General
    Hi, I haven't seen one of those in years. Got to be long obsolete. Sadly one of the bad things about insert tooling is that it's junk when the...
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    09-20-2015, 10:17 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread OT sport in General
    Hi, Not really sure that Rugby will compete easily with American Football, (hand-egg for you "footballers"), in the US. Though it might eventually...
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    09-07-2015, 10:42 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Tormach or benchtop cnc in General
    Hi, Well, other than "If you ain't got the room for it, no sense in buying one" statement, it appears you haven't had to buy parts for a "real"...
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    09-01-2015, 06:53 PM
    Hi, Yeah, been using a Darax endmill sharpener for years with diamond cup wheels. Never dress them nor have I ever seen "bumps" or "dips" on any...
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    09-01-2015, 09:41 AM
    Hi, Like Mcgyver and Pixman, I've never dressed a resinoid bonded diamond cup wheel. They are too small to cause much trouble unless really,...
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    08-20-2015, 09:11 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Dropped my 8" Caliper&%$# in General
    Hi, Sounds about right. I've fiddled a couple dial calipers back to working like that. It's amazing how much gunk gets in there over time. Dalee
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    08-16-2015, 11:32 AM
    Hi, Nope not the flying banana model. Its the John Deere model "Z" lathe. And remember, nothing runs like a Deere.
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    08-15-2015, 08:59 PM
    Hi, A great idea and well done too. Those little one piece jaws can so limiting. Being able to make a set of soft jaws to do those odd parts can...
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    08-02-2015, 01:26 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Homemade sinebar in General
    Hi, Sure, a simple steel block carefully machined to the correct size will work quite nicely. I've done that many times. Very handy to not need...
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    08-01-2015, 12:00 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread OT Windows 8.1 update in General
    Hi, Most modern Linux distros are pretty much plug and play these days. No messing with obscure files or scripts, (unless you really, really want...
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    07-26-2015, 08:40 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Scherr Tumico in General
    Hi, Very much so. I live maybe 80 miles from the factory and have been there to buy "seconds" a number of times. Dalee
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    07-26-2015, 08:38 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread align powerfeed repair in General
    Hi, Yep, I'd place money on a fuse too. Dalee
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    07-26-2015, 08:33 PM
    Hi, I guess I'm doomed. Been wearing a wedding ring and a watch while working for over 30 years with all types of machines. On the other hand, I...
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    07-25-2015, 07:16 AM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Silicone carbide? in General
    Hi, The bench stones can be easily flattened by simply rubbing the concave side on a concrete block or even a flat sidewalk. Dalee
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    07-12-2015, 11:24 AM
    Hi, Run across this Youtube video while drinking my tea this morning. Complete with engine...
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    07-11-2015, 04:48 PM
    dalee100 replied to a thread Parting off in General
    Hi, Got to agree, it all works fine IF you have the correct speeds and feeds. Carbide can be bigger carp than HSS if used wrong. And HSS will do...
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