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    BC Rider and a few other commentators are right...

    BC Rider and a few other commentators are right on., but to answer your question, a few generalizations need to be explained or covered.
    A finer thread "Screw" is always stronger ( than a course...
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    Dixie Gunworks had plans I don't know how good...

    Dixie Gunworks had plans
    I don't know how good they are, nor have I purchased anything from them
    https://www.dixiegunworks.com/index/page/category/category_id/543/name/Plans+%26+Diagrams/
    There is...
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    Pulling endmills when you use a collet is pretty...

    Pulling endmills when you use a collet is pretty common if you have a heavy cut or are working with stainless.
    Carbide endmills seem the be even worse because they are so hard.
    TIP:
    If you are on...
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    Ringo Sheldon had 2 models - with Back Gear, and...

    Ringo
    Sheldon had 2 models - with Back Gear, and Without Back gear.
    You have th3e 3000 series if no back gear. They used two belts to drive the spindle, so be sure you have a matched set of belts...
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    So they have both a Pantograph and the grinder ?...

    So they have both a Pantograph and the grinder ?
    The pantograph uses the Alexander grinder to make the D bits , so whoever gets the Pantograph will go after the Grinder.
    Personally, I think the...
  6. I don't think the answers so far are what the...

    I don't think the answers so far are what the poster is looking for.
    He is looking for a hinged box like one seen in this eBay posting...
  7. Not sure of your year ?? I had a LeBlond 14 or...

    Not sure of your year ??
    I had a LeBlond 14 or 15 x 24 and the year made was July 1943 as I called LeBlond with the serial number.
    I mention it because mine had the famous Wide Front LeBlond Way...
  8. I built Ben Flemings Home Brew EDM machine 15...

    I built Ben Flemings Home Brew EDM machine 15 years ago and it burns nicely
    What I don't know is your 3D Printer reference. ?
    I think I understand what you want to do, but having it done with a 3 D...
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    Joe, Most of my Dowel Pins are from Danley ( the...

    Joe, Most of my Dowel Pins are from Danley ( the one in Red) ,which is a big maker of Die sets and die springs and was head quartered in Chicago.
    They were bought out by Dayton Corporation in...
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    Yes , I have never seen undersize in the shops I...

    Yes , I have never seen undersize in the shops I worked, unless they were custom ground.
    They were as I said, standard or +.0002
    Remember, reamer sets come in 3 sizes , like -.001" , standard, and...
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    I think it is important that newbies understand...

    I think it is important that newbies understand Dowels -which I believe are very important in machine shop work, particulary with jigs and fixtures or Dies.
    When you pick up a dowel, , you should...
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    1. You don't have to grind it when you are that...

    1. You don't have to grind it when you are that close
    2. The female taper may be off, so it's always good to check with two different tapers if possible

    What you want to do is make a small...
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    Dowel pins come in two sizes....standard and plus...

    Dowel pins come in two sizes....standard and plus .0002"
    We use the standard size when the pin needed to be removed in our die work, and the plus pins for a locked pin.
    Quite common years ago.
    Rich
  14. I use my shaper for most shaping/broaching work,...

    I use my shaper for most shaping/broaching work, or the Bridgeport Quill
    For lathe work..... if necessary.... I use a tool that fits my Aloris Tool Post.
    A friend gave me plans a few years ago and...
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    Education is a tool Experience is a tool One...

    Education is a tool
    Experience is a tool
    One can learn from either , or both methods
    Application of these tools allows one to have a better life and or enjoyment.
    Some use neither tool (even...
  16. I have a Spaulding on my BP.. It is a 1980 model...

    I have a Spaulding on my BP.. It is a 1980 model and was tossed in the can by my employer when they got rid (1994) of the Jig Borer it was mounted on.
    So I was a happy dumpster diver--Spaulding was...
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    Just a few thoughts I don't know what your...

    Just a few thoughts
    I don't know what your diameter is, but here are some approaches I have used :

    First, I love HHS and have taken 10-12 or so 3/8" square toolbits and ground the ends so that I...
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    Nev. You need to provide more info, like the...

    Nev.
    You need to provide more info, like the make of the mill or head and if it is metric .
    The .750 seems to make it a non-metric part which means it is not a Module Gear.
    being a helical gear...
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    Here is what the finished 3 D printed part looks...

    Here is what the finished 3 D printed part looks like , before and after removing the supports.
    I made extras as I am not sure yet how the part will cast
    Rich
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    First an appoligy to Gary, I am not trying to...

    First an appoligy to Gary, I am not trying to superseded his neat work on lost foam or his thread -what he is doing is noteworthy for all.

    Mcgyver , I used a Formlabs model 2 SLA machine and set...
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    The 13- 14 hour spec is from the manufacturer. I...

    The 13- 14 hour spec is from the manufacturer. I will be doing some experiments to confirm whats needed for MY parts.
    Don't forget, I am talking about Formlabs material. I choose it because I was...
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    Having done Lost Wax for several years with both...

    Having done Lost Wax for several years with both success and failure, I'd like to make a few comments.
    Lost Wax:
    When doing "wax" , you dry the investment in a low temp oven ( 150 C or 300 F)...
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    Bob You really want to use 356 Aluminum ( Car...

    Bob
    You really want to use 356 Aluminum ( Car Trannys ie) for good Aluminum pours. 6061 is not very good at casting and not as fluid at melt temps

    Rich
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    Saw Andy at the recent NAMES show and still going...

    Saw Andy at the recent NAMES show and still going strong with his products. Really neat guy too !

    You can reach him at
    mlatoolbox AT verizon.net

    I substituted the AT - for the normal...
  25. +1 Jerry ! My comment in parentheses in your...

    +1 Jerry !
    My comment in parentheses in your quote


    Newbies, pay attention here !
    Many old wives tales will lead you into trouble and stuck Chucks

    Rich
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