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    Yesterday, 08:38 PM
    I use the ATF/Acetone mixture almost everyday. I started to use it when I found the maintenance mechanics at the USAF base in Minot, ND, were using...
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    09-24-2016, 10:08 AM
    platypus2020 replied to a thread Lathe Survey in General
    I have a 14 x 40, Jet, I bought brand new about 10 years ago, was in the neighborhood of $5500-6000. For what I use it for its great, except for a...
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    09-19-2016, 11:22 PM
    My Atlas wouldn't do what your Lewis is doing either. I've had it for 30+ years, have bought 3 more since then to have parts available. I actually...
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    09-19-2016, 04:57 PM
    I have one of the Atlas horizontal mills in my basement, I when someone says milling machine, the little Atlas horizontal mill, never comes to mind....
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    09-19-2016, 04:46 PM
    I bought a set of small boring bars (6mm, 7mm and 8mm) using CCMT 21.51 inserts. The bars seem very well made, don't flex and the insert pocket is...
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    09-12-2016, 02:39 PM
    platypus2020 replied to a thread My ArtPrize entry in General
    that is absolutely beautiful
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    09-12-2016, 08:58 AM
    PSB - Painful Sperm Backup, you need to get laid more.............. Serious go to the docs, one of my friends is now dealing with testicular...
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    09-08-2016, 06:38 PM
    I've bought the cheap AXA blocks from CDCO, opened them up to take a 3/4" tools and have never broke one.
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    09-04-2016, 08:50 AM
    they look identical to the G7040 and G7039 carbide inserts sold by Grizzly, for use in their G7028 and G7029 lathe tools, for the line of cheaper...
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former worldwide boiler service tech for large boiler manufacturer
Camillus, NY (Syracuse)
machining, racing and steel fabrication
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