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    I have frequently ordered stuff from ebay and its...

    I have frequently ordered stuff from ebay and its been delivered in an Amazon package.:D
  2. Negative rake toolholders are usually dipped by 7...

    Negative rake toolholders are usually dipped by 7 degrees. Dipping a cylinder will result in the cut it makes being ever so slightly out of round.
  3. I suppose parts like that are usually produced by...

    I suppose parts like that are usually produced by grinding.
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    In a bath, granted, but there was contamination...

    In a bath, granted, but there was contamination in some of them which would not happen with sealed ones.
  5. He would be pleased that his tools are still...

    He would be pleased that his tools are still being used and loved.
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    If the bearings are cheap, I would replace the...

    If the bearings are cheap, I would replace the lot with the rubber sealed types, then you only have to worry about oiling the gears and shafts.
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    Greg, at the museum has done a cartoon poster...

    Greg, at the museum has done a cartoon poster with the picture of a minion on it. The caption reads "minions wanted for restoration team", and some wag has added "must have at least one eye".
  8. Hey, Sarge, I only beat you because the sun comes...

    Hey, Sarge, I only beat you because the sun comes up in the UK before Indiana:o
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    Funny how many threads turn up on Practical...

    Funny how many threads turn up on Practical Machinist as well as this forum.
  10. If for some reason the weld method is not used,...

    If for some reason the weld method is not used, you could drill three holes in line with the race and drift it out, plugging the holes later.
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    Good enough for rough measurement, but wouldn't...

    Good enough for rough measurement, but wouldn't have a hope when up against different Morse tapers, or the like.
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    When someone raises a thread with this content,...

    When someone raises a thread with this content, it shows what a nasty third world country you live in, you lot should be ashamed to admit you are such a thieving lot.
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    I trust you informed the police, it could have...

    I trust you informed the police, it could have been stolen and dumped.
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    Vibration has little or nothing to do with...

    Vibration has little or nothing to do with levelling. Your taper in only 150mm is probably due to the headstock not being in line with the ways, this must be addressed before any levelling is done....
  15. Have a look at the motor plate on your motor for...

    Have a look at the motor plate on your motor for the speed and try to get a replacement of similar rpm. You will also need switchgear for single phase.
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    Hydrogen and oxygen.

    Hydrogen and oxygen.
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    The person who last tightened the chuck need not...

    The person who last tightened the chuck need not have been a gorilla, if you screw up the chuck until it is 1/4 turn from tight and then spin it on, the inertia will do the rest. Rather than an ice...
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    Mr Fixit, I have just got the scale today, it is...

    Mr Fixit, I have just got the scale today, it is the 4" one as the quill on the Tom Senior light vertical has only got 2 1/2" movement. The link in my post #9 shows the type, I prefer the scale being...
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    Only the other day, I poked my left middle finger...

    Only the other day, I poked my left middle finger into the stationary side of a 6mm solid carbide endmill for no reason whatsoever and bled everywhere. It is healing up fine, the thing is that I'm...
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    Can you get a readout with X, Y and two Z axis...

    Can you get a readout with X, Y and two Z axis readouts on it? Having a quill dro is useful when drilling, I have just ordered a short digital calliper style one except the scale is horizontal when...
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    I have one with a large selection of different...

    I have one with a large selection of different length arms, it is only of use for zeroing the wobble, the graduations on the dial are meaningless. The manufacturers always seem to put milimeters or...
  22. I thought I had included a link in post #9,...

    I thought I had included a link in post #9, here's another go : https://inverterdrive.com/group/AC-Inverter-Drives-115V/
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    If you know what the most likely thread pitches...

    If you know what the most likely thread pitches you will be cutting, then just make the gears for them, some of those gears will be for very obscure thread pitches.
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    Measuring a thread produced by a die seems like a...

    Measuring a thread produced by a die seems like a joke to me, they are rarely good enough.
  25. I have frequently heard that it is not a good...

    I have frequently heard that it is not a good idea. I have just bought a VFD to run a 1hp motor from a UK company who sell a large range. They have "quick start guides" for many of the makes they...
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