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    02-02-2016, 01:11 PM
    Seems expensive for what it is - an almost 30 year old machine with very little support or parts. I guess if you can trade for it that might be one...
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    02-02-2016, 10:33 AM
    This the one in Empire? I'm in TC - if you want me to check it out for you let me know.
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    01-28-2016, 03:29 PM
    Hey Doc, you wondered why the two springs pulling the quill up instead of the normal drill press clock spring. I can tell you why (and why I added a...
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    12-14-2015, 04:18 PM
    You're killing me! If it were me I would have jumpered the switch to make sure it would run... and promptly burn out the ECU :)
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    11-24-2015, 01:50 AM
    dockterj replied to a thread School me on micrometers in General
    Pete - thanks. I might send it in to Long Island and see what they can do. It is probably a good enough mic that it is worth that. J - I was...
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    11-24-2015, 12:48 AM
    dockterj replied to a thread School me on micrometers in General
    Toolguy - that makes the most sense of anything I have seen. The catalog didn't describe why slant lines were better (maybe because they weren't). ...
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    11-24-2015, 12:43 AM
    dockterj replied to a thread School me on micrometers in General
    re: craftsman mics I was thinking Starrett as well based on the lock mechanism but it isn't exactly the same. This is interesting:...
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    11-24-2015, 12:43 AM
    dockterj replied to a thread School me on micrometers in General
    And the Craftsman. I thought Mitutoyo based on an internet chart that said Mitutoyo made the D.J. marked instruments but that doesn't make sense with...
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    11-23-2015, 11:52 PM
    dockterj replied to a thread School me on micrometers in General
    The nut on the end of the split barrel. The cap nut comes off. It is a left hand thread. I believe this is the start to switching from a feel...
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    11-23-2015, 11:51 PM
    dockterj replied to a thread School me on micrometers in General
    As promised - pictures. First the B&S The manual is 1971 (IIRC). Notice the slant lines under the zero line on the barrel (I believe I have the...
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    11-23-2015, 05:21 PM
    Hey Paul, I have the same B&D packs and tried the Harbor Freight "upgrade." I didn't think they lasted as long but I think it's time for me to test...
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    11-23-2015, 05:09 PM
    Found a deal in Michigan that Flylo didn't get to first. Small Kennedy with "misc tools" for $40. Kennedy will clean up nicely and the interapid...
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