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  1. don't know about the stores you go to. the store...

    don't know about the stores you go to. the store we go to still has hitching posts for the buggies. it is run by Amish or Mennonite .
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    back when I ran a tool room we had a m3 which you...

    back when I ran a tool room we had a m3 which you could split the points with. I kept all the drills sharp for the whole company. I have a darex 2600 in my own shop it does up to 1" bits.
  3. any body ever mount a tool post grinder in their...

    any body ever mount a tool post grinder in their shaper and use it like a surface grinder ? I have and it works real well.
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    I thik the 1908 race was mentioned in the...

    I thik the 1908 race was mentioned in the credits. professor fates car was powered by a corvair..
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    make a clamping wrench that fits the back of the...

    make a clamping wrench that fits the back of the spindle. then if the chuck unbolts from the back plate then you can work on it with out damaging the dears or the chuck. I have had some I had to...
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    I hope that pic was taken in your shop. which...

    I hope that pic was taken in your shop. which means you should not even have to ask.
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    if it does not have a knee then it is not a mill...

    if it does not have a knee then it is not a mill but just a heavy drill press.
  8. I just got 10 gal. at the Sunoco right off 81 at...

    I just got 10 gal. at the Sunoco right off 81 at Shippensburg 3.34 gal .
  9. there are 3 stations near me that sells non...

    there are 3 stations near me that sells non enthanol gas. it is about 75 cents more then pump gas. I mix the oil in myself.
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    just weld it then and not worry about it. I have...

    just weld it then and not worry about it. I have seen many tanks with welds and even patches on them. never seen one blow up. asme is just a engineers club making them seam more important then they...
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    it depends can you weld or do you just think you...

    it depends can you weld or do you just think you can? I have welded on tanks with no problems, have one in my shop I welded some rust holes. use it every day no bombs. there
  12. not just 2cycle. fought that battle with one weed...

    not just 2cycle. fought that battle with one weed eater. then my Lincoln welder got it back together then the mowers the farm tractor got one Harley down got one more to do. I now keep 60 gal. of non...
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    you know what they say about j-d tractors? ...

    you know what they say about j-d tractors?






    they leave the red and gray tractors for us that know better.
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    we always made our own. no big deal. justmake...

    we always made our own. no big deal. justmake shore the bit is centered on the shaft.
  15. for the price of the gear you mite just a well go...

    for the price of the gear you mite just a well go to harbor freight and buy a new saw. I have mine I bought in 82 it has sawed a lot of steel when I was building race cars and trailers. just used it...
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    I have one like the yellow one but it is gray and...

    I have one like the yellow one but it is gray and marked brown and sharp, still have the box it can in. when I started my apprenticeship in 68 I got the b&s mag. base a last word indicator and a 0-1...
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    it is a 3 jaw .002 is good. you want to do work...

    it is a 3 jaw .002 is good. you want to do work like you describe use a indicator and a 4 jaw or a collect.
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    I have one used for 30 years in 3 different shops...

    I have one used for 30 years in 3 different shops plus my own . have never had a problem with it . I do have another base with a button in the middle that urns the magnet on and off.

    but then...
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    post 3 has it right make up a slip on spacer....

    post 3 has it right make up a slip on spacer. that way you can modify the spacer to get it right. I used a collect setup made for a southbend 9 in my 12 inch atlas it took a 1 1/2 inch spacer. now...
  20. I have reached many springs just a hammer and a...

    I have reached many springs just a hammer and a piece of railroad rail. no heat at all.
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    I have my own lacer. I can do belts up to 4...

    I have my own lacer. I can do belts up to 4 inches wide. I make mine out of old conveyor belts I got from work.
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    I ran one similar to that one back when I was an...

    I ran one similar to that one back when I was an apprentice. they are a real mill.
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    for that price I can get a real mill not a...

    for that price I can get a real mill not a glorified drill press.
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    I made my own out of scrap A2 tool steel then...

    I made my own out of scrap A2 tool steel then when sent a job out to be hardened they went along. when they came back they were ground flat and squire.
  25. Thread: Broach Sets

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    I have cut a lot of keyways with a file after I...

    I have cut a lot of keyways with a file after I rough it in with a hacksaw.
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