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    04-01-2015, 01:42 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Home built picnic tables. in General
    That's pretty wood. Looks somewhat like our eastern red cedar. What kinds of wood do they have in Germany? ...more or less the same species as...
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    04-01-2015, 12:14 PM
    When you don't wish to cut a taper you MUST detach or unclamp from the rear way. ...either loosen the clamp or swing it completely out of the way. ...
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    03-31-2015, 09:36 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread old hat in General
    I won't be looking... :D
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    03-31-2015, 09:31 PM
    I didn't say between points K and L; I said above the space between them. I also acknowledged from the outset that the photo was bad, but it was the...
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    03-31-2015, 03:17 PM
    The outboard end of the feed screw is fixed to the taper attachment itself, so as long as the swivel guide bar (what I called 'inclined rail above)...
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    03-31-2015, 12:09 PM
    As for the CX vs BX size question.... I first bought a CX for my 13" lathe; when I got it home and tried it I found that it required adjusting the...
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    03-31-2015, 11:56 AM
    I assume you mean 'how does the cross feed slide move without locking up against the cross feed nut." What you're seeing is called a telescoping...
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    03-22-2015, 02:32 PM
    Mr fixit, sounds like you have two wheels of the same "hand." They're made in "left" hand diagonal and "right" hand. You need one of each to cut...
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    03-16-2015, 11:18 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread OT - Warbirds of America in General
    I assume you mean this link: https://vimeo.com/101647637 That's what I intended to post originally, but when I pasted, it inserted the actual...
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    03-15-2015, 05:31 PM
    lynnl started a thread OT - Warbirds of America in General
    No machining content at all, but I thought many here would enjoy this 14 minute (approx) video featuring mostly WW II American warbirds. ...
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    03-14-2015, 09:25 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread %$#@! modern cheap brooms in General
    Well there's your problem, plastic bristles! Get yourself an old fashioned broom made of broom corn. Not to say that no chips will ever stick, but...
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    03-09-2015, 12:47 PM
    What is your experience in removing that chuck after a job is complete? Is it hard to remove? If it's not seating against some hard surface I'd...
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    02-22-2015, 08:21 AM
    lynnl replied to a thread Can somebody say me why… in General
    Did you mean to say Memphis, TN? That is the HQ of FedEx, ..... unless it has moved recently.
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    02-15-2015, 01:49 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Tramming tool in General
    Well, apparently something went awry. Either the "flat" surface isn't (maybe some dust), or the shaft isn't quite perpendicular. Another...
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    02-15-2015, 01:37 PM
    lynnl replied to a thread Tramming tool in General
    How are you zeroing out the indicators? Do you have a a plane surface that you know to be exactly perpendicular to the spindle? That would seem...
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    02-06-2015, 09:11 AM
    That's a lot of malice. .... apparently based primarily on hearsay.
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    01-30-2015, 08:56 AM
    Guy Lautard. in one of the Machinist Bedside Readers recommends soaking in a solution of salt in vinegar to remove scale after heating. I've used...
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