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    Moved the mill around a bit so I could get the...

    Moved the mill around a bit so I could get the vertical table off.
    https://i.imgur.com/g7mJLat.jpg

    Some help from the crane is handy
    https://i.imgur.com/UNQE9c0.jpg

    Years of grease and...
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    Yesterday I used the crane i have modified and...

    Yesterday I used the crane i have modified and got the mill off the pallet.

    I first lifted it both at the front and back so I could drag out the pallet, no pictures of that....

    I lifted the...
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    The lot we bought for our house was 20k/€ per...

    The lot we bought for our house was 20k/€ per acre, roughly speaking. The municipality wanted to attract people with cheap land prices for their developments, though they had raised them since. But...
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    I'm only 37, I could die tomorrow though. I...

    I'm only 37, I could die tomorrow though. I should probably write down the values of the major machines so they can get their fair shares worth out of them.
  5. I live in a small town, maybe a 1000 in the...

    I live in a small town, maybe a 1000 in the "center" I don't really know. 6000 in the whole municipality, we got a new grocery store a few years ago, there's a gas station (two if you count the self...
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    Actually it seems we're revising our china takes...

    Actually it seems we're revising our china takes over prophecies ever further into the future all the time to me. It's just like Japan, or the Soviets in the 50s, though I think the Japan outcome is...
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    Not today, but keeping on welding and modifying a...

    Not today, but keeping on welding and modifying a shop crane, not done in the picture yet. But pretty close.

    https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7920/31588143707_77314b25a7_c.jpg
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    I do this to get away from sitting in front of a...

    I do this to get away from sitting in front of a computer.
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    Big christmas day here was on the 24th so today I...

    Big christmas day here was on the 24th so today I had some free time and I did some stick welding, rebuilding a shop crane so it can fit between a euro-pallet.
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    I would be wary. The chinese mentality is always...

    I would be wary. The chinese mentality is always they will do what they think they can get away with. I have seen it time and time again, a western dealer hammers into the factory rep the specs and...
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    Assembled a 2T shop crane. Funny I bought this...

    Assembled a 2T shop crane. Funny I bought this and I am going to modify it right off he bat. The extending legs did not fit under the pallet as I thought. Next step is to rebuild it so it can go...
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    Anyone made one of these? Since I will hopefully...

    Anyone made one of these? Since I will hopefully have a functional milling machine in the future I was thinking of making a tool in this vein

    http://tomstechniques.com/clamp-knurling-tool/
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    There are several local manufacturing companies...

    There are several local manufacturing companies here I can go to for cut-offs including one scrap yard.
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    Facebook groups are such a crap way of organizing...

    Facebook groups are such a crap way of organizing discussion around a topic. Forums are superior. I hate the FB interface.
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    I'm pretty new and I have no problem with long...

    I'm pretty new and I have no problem with long threads. I use the search function often.

    My problem with the forum is the image limit and it has put me off posting project threads more than once....
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    I'm more on your brothers side but instead of...

    I'm more on your brothers side but instead of american I would just say western since the swiss man, the swiss. And the germans, the british and the swedes aren't half bad either. And the french...
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    I do woodworking and I sure would like to build...

    I do woodworking and I sure would like to build something like that.
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    I am going to borrow a friends straight edge and...

    I am going to borrow a friends straight edge and scraping tools this weekend, then I will fill in the low spots in the galled area with epoxy so it doesn't accumulate dirt.

    The plus side is that...
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    This gib is steel however but yes I might...

    This gib is steel however but yes I might consider making my own gib.

    The selection steel as material for the gib appears to be to preserve the cast iron surfaces longer, as the gib will wear...
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    Today? No more like the last week, been...

    Today? No more like the last week, been struggling with the tapered gib on my Deckel, it was stuck so incredibly hard in place I wasn't sure I was gonna get it out. But after a week of trying and...
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    Here is the recipe I have used for phosphating,...

    Here is the recipe I have used for phosphating, scaled to a small batch:

    500ml distilled water
    42.5ml 30% phosphoric acid (in finland Motonet has rust remover that is this concentration, hence...
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    I have done this a few times, but I have access...

    I have done this a few times, but I have access to a blasting cabinet so thew surface can be properly prepped. I made my own but I can't remember the recipe, can probably find it.
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    I edited my post to clarify. I get KNO3 from my...

    I edited my post to clarify. I get KNO3 from my parents who are farmers.

    Fume bluing is the same process as rust bluing, different application, it is considered more durable than hot caustic...
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    When we're talking the usual hot bluing usually...

    When we're talking the usual hot bluing usually applied to guns I've replaced ammonium nitrated with KNO3, potassium nitrate. I have not tried it in this process, as I am satisfied with the old...
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    Made a puller to get a part of the milling...

    Made a puller to get a part of the milling machine. I am considering popping some of these parts in the lathe to clean up the surfaces from the gorillas with vise grips.
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