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    Yesterday, 10:59 PM
    I bought 20 8" fluorescent fixtures that take 4 48" bulbs. They have electronic ballasts and I bought a few cases of 5,500K t5 bulbs. I think when I...
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    Yesterday, 10:23 AM
    For the record, 20 lights covering 2,000 sq. ft. is 100 feet per fixture not 10. Brian
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    03-29-2015, 04:13 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Made m'self some hinges in General
    Nice work Doc and thanks for sharing it with us. I noticed you have a stand made out of square tubing. What size and wall thickness? Any chance you...
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    03-28-2015, 02:46 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread OT: I am still alive in General
    Good to see you posting again Evan. Do you think with oxygen you might be able return home. I saw that you mentioned thin air being a problem. ...
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    03-23-2015, 04:28 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread OT: pocket knives... in General
    I have been carrying a small Swiss army knife for about 35 years and it is enough knife for most things that I encounter on a day to day basis. ...
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    03-19-2015, 10:57 PM
    I have bought them form Jameco before. Something like 50 cents each or maybe 5 cents each if you are buying 10,000 of them. jameco.com Brian
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    03-19-2015, 11:37 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread For sale!!! in General
    Time to ban this clown. After several for sale posts he clearly can't follow the rules. Bye bye. Brian
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    03-19-2015, 11:33 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread For sale!!! in General
    You might want to work on your attitude a little bit. Brian
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    03-17-2015, 10:21 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Clausing Lathe Value? in General
    The leadscrew is there. Look at the threading dial where it contacts the leadscrew. Also, Make sure to run it and listen to the variable speed...
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    03-12-2015, 09:28 AM
    I just noticed that the lathe appears to not have any leadscrew or other shafts for driving the carriage. That would make quite a difference is the...
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    03-10-2015, 10:02 AM
    That sure looks like a bargain to me. Brian
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    03-08-2015, 09:55 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread New Machine in my life in General
    That's not the kind of machine that I was expecting to see Wes. Good luck and I hope you get better soon. Is this follow up from the prostate cancer....
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    03-07-2015, 12:27 PM
    I have an 18X40 lathe that had a Dorian D40ca tool post on it when I bought it. The CA is a little bulky as lakeside53 mentioned but with bulkiness...
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    03-05-2015, 03:05 PM
    I have one with the knurled OD but with straight teeth on the outside. It has 3 patent dates on it, the earliest being 1902. Brian
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    03-01-2015, 02:18 PM
    You can also use a drill chuck mounted in a boring bar holder if you have a drill chuck with a straight shank. Make sure you tighten the toolpost...
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    02-28-2015, 04:10 PM
    That's my guess too. I had a SB lathe several years ago that wouldn't run. Turned out someone had a ground and a hot wire switched in the plug....
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    02-25-2015, 11:52 AM
    What is stronger? A piece of crs 1" square x 1" long or a piece of crs 1" square x 1 foot long. It sure seems like they would be the same. Otherwise...
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    02-25-2015, 11:34 AM
    Weakest link theory. What is stronger? A chain made up of all 1/4" links or a chain made up of 3/8" links with one 1/4" link in it. They would seem...
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    02-23-2015, 03:19 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Can I powder coat a lathe? in General
    I wouldn't likely powder coat a machine tool even if it wouldn't harm it. With that said, I have read that there are businesses who will come in and...
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    02-17-2015, 04:33 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread OT Do you vaccine? in General
    For all of you who are afraid of needles, I have a little story for you. I had always had an aversion to needles. Not to the point where I...
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    02-17-2015, 08:28 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread OT Do you vaccine? in General
    I'm glad to see this thread get opened up again. I recall the "scary news" thread a few years ago that went on for months. This forum seems to have...
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    02-16-2015, 09:55 AM
    Spark testing to determine the size of a cutting tool? Never heard of that before. Brian
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    02-15-2015, 04:03 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread OT Do you vaccine? in General
    I think the type of person who refuses to wear a seat belt is the same type of person who will refuse to have their children vaccinated. Some people...
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    02-15-2015, 09:51 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread OT Do you vaccine? in General
    I know a couple who always seemed to march to the beat of a different drummer. They went vegetarian like 35 years ago, long before it was mainstream...
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    02-14-2015, 02:29 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Clausing 5914 purchase in General
    I have a 5902 that I recently got running and it seems like a fairly nice machine. I plan to use it as a second op machine along with my 18X40. It...
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    02-12-2015, 04:28 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I recall a story from a Detroit newspaper 15 or 20 years ago about how a guy had his suburban stolen. He went to the custom auto show at Cobo Hall...
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    02-12-2015, 10:00 AM
    There is no way to overcome gravity when a tree is leaning the opposite direction from where it must fall without using something like a rope or...
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    02-12-2015, 09:56 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Broken Bolts in General
    The heads of most bolts are made on cold formers or "headers". We had a department full if them and I used to grind the dies for them. I have never...
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    02-12-2015, 08:05 AM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Autodesk Fusion 360 in General
    You mean that when someone dies everything on their computer disappears? Who knew? Brian
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    02-11-2015, 10:04 PM
    bborr01 replied to a thread Metric Rulers in General
    Napoleon was a ruler. You must be talking about rules. Brian
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