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  1. Probably Chicago Diecast- ...

    Probably Chicago Diecast-

    http://www.chicagodiecasting.com/zinc-die-casting.htm

    They are responsible for a lot of the diecast parts in this world.
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    Couple possibilites,T-1 steel plate has a...

    Couple possibilites,T-1 steel plate has a tendency to harden on cut edges,also if the plate was actually plasma or laser cut insted of OA cut,then that can also harden the cut edges.
    I had a job...
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    So you're implying they have a Hive mentality?

    So you're implying they have a Hive mentality?
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    That's a great idea,especially for those places...

    That's a great idea,especially for those places that are hard to get in with a thread gauge,or where the person doing the checking isn't familar with the process.
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    May as well add constant speed facing while...

    May as well add constant speed facing while you're at it
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    Great minds think alike,I got one welded up from...

    Great minds think alike,I got one welded up from an old screwdriver and a 3/4 flat washer I cut in half.:cool:
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    What if the woman of the house used to be a...

    What if the woman of the house used to be a woman,but now is a man?What if they now identify as a fire hydrant?:rolleyes:
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    I've owned a couple S24's good mowers,only gripe...

    I've owned a couple S24's good mowers,only gripe I had was they were heavy.My personal favorite was a Kee 26" three wheel.On that one you don't need self propel.The cast Aluminum deck and tubular...
  9. I used to do a LOT of mower spindles.I quit...

    I used to do a LOT of mower spindles.I quit because most are throw aways now.

    Part selection in these comes down to cost,the cheapest bearing is a Chinese 2rs bearing,no kidding,2z shielded...
  10. High probability it's the set of the teeth being...

    High probability it's the set of the teeth being screwed up as already mentioned.

    Is the curve occuring in the vertical plane or the horizonal plane of the cut?If it's the vertical plane and your...
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    Its not your fault,I've been around here for a...

    Its not your fault,I've been around here for a longtime and all most any topic can turn into a flame fest.Electrical posts,lawn care posts almost anything can turn sour,you should have seen the lawn...
  12. Anytime the winnins is volunteering to do the...

    Anytime the winnins is volunteering to do the work-let them! LOL
  13. I never have issues with ratchet straps...

    I never have issues with ratchet straps rusting....my brother borrows them and never brings them back ;)
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    I say go for it,I built a small wheel out of...

    I say go for it,I built a small wheel out of 1x2"x11ga tubing and some 1" channel.Used a spherical OD disc harrow bearing for the crowned roller and an old cast iron caster wheel for the top...
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    Carbon pack case hardening was what I was...

    Carbon pack case hardening was what I was thinking.It's fairly easy and gives a deep case wiithout distroting things out of shape.
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    I'm not a fan either,the only thing they made...

    I'm not a fan either,the only thing they made that I really did like were those double end offset box wrenches with the really thin sidewalls.Those were really great and getting into tight bot...
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    Like Doc mentioned,the bargain units may or may...

    Like Doc mentioned,the bargain units may or may not have hardened wheels.If you have a heat treat furnace this isn't an issue however.
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    At my day job along with machining and welding I...

    At my day job along with machining and welding I also act as a purchasing agent for our shop and also our industrial supply business.That includes a lot of tools and sets of tools.
    Sometimes a...
  19. You need something with a 3-4" diameter sheave...

    You need something with a 3-4" diameter sheave with a sealed ball bearing in it.The sides of the block need some UHMW liners to resist the cable wearing into them.
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    https://www.kbctools.com/CatSearch/401/d-1-camlock...

    https://www.kbctools.com/CatSearch/401/d-1-camlock?searchInCat=camlock+studs
  21. Those geeks should stick to what they know. We...

    Those geeks should stick to what they know.

    We have so far-
    Tesla,the car,solar,battery,shingle company that may have finally figured out how to build a car,but hasn't learned anything about...
  22. Yes,some very good stuff there,this one is my...

    Yes,some very good stuff there,this one is my personal favorites as it confirms my theory that any endeavor worth doing is 9/10ths obssesion.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVbdbVhzcM4
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    I don't think he would shill a product that...

    I don't think he would shill a product that useless.

    They have ran out of ideas for new tools,so now it's time to over think a simple problem.It's the kind of over thought,but basically useless...
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    Dozens of places online- ...

    Dozens of places online-

    https://www.dsuban.com/custom-u-bolts/

    They are usually medium carbon steel like mentioned already,but also feature rolled threads which will be 20-25% stronger than...
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    Second half of the same job,I pressed 6 graphite...

    Second half of the same job,I pressed 6 graphite lubed bronze bushings into the engineered sprockets along with some hydraulic wiper seals to help keep dirt and grit out long as possible.Also cut...
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