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  1. I don't shop much but I don't mind bumping into...

    I don't shop much but I don't mind bumping into a few carts and squeezing through impossibly narrow spaces,
    Think if it as a motorcycle race, nice guys are not leading the pack..
    my experience...
  2. Sounds like you like shopping as much as you like...

    Sounds like you like shopping as much as you like some brands of motorcycles.
    it's like heavy traffic, it takes as long as it takes ....watching the time just make's it seem longer.
    if it were me...
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    Bob I like your business philosophy.. similar to...

    Bob I like your business philosophy.. similar to mine.
    I never made money a lot of time in the shop, but I tried to take care of my customers, at least the ones that respected our relationship.. ...
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    This I found works most of the time for HSS. ...

    This I found works most of the time for HSS. carbide, use 4 to 10X the speed
    mild steel 4 inch is 100 rpm... and that is also cutting Speed in the formula.
    So divide up or down from there.. 2...
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    Bented, tubing spacers can have tough burrs...

    Bented, tubing spacers can have tough burrs internally. sometimes easier to remover them by rapidly moving bushing up and down a piece of redid rod. if you drill solid stock, then part, it is often...
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    if you don't learn to calculate cutting speeds,...

    if you don't learn to calculate cutting speeds, you will have constant problems.
    it's faster to calcute CS x 4 Diameter, than to order in a new tool...... cheaper too..
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    Are you trying to say, press fit a copper sleeve...

    Are you trying to say, press fit a copper sleeve on the shaft ?
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    it easier to cut the trees at knee level, then...

    it easier to cut the trees at knee level, then if you need to wedge, you can swing the axe hard with ease.
    Of course, cutting all the limbs off on the side you don't want it to go to, is even...
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    Are you ready to try from one tree to the next,...

    Are you ready to try from one tree to the next, 40 feet up.. ?
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    Ok now, when you feel like going to the next...

    Ok now, when you feel like going to the next level....

    Look up standing stem helilogging. this involved going up the tree with climbing gear and cutting limbs off, then topping the tree. then...
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    Do you plan on turning more than 2 rpm ? or using...

    Do you plan on turning more than 2 rpm ? or using this to polish ?
    what I am getting at is, the moment you are able to make it turn, you can use it, and figure out the rotary ground later....if you...
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    I built a couple rotary grounds for a welder that...

    I built a couple rotary grounds for a welder that was doing pipe. it was not too hard but forgt the details.
    if you see one you could build it.
    so can't the ground hang off end of work in many...
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    Here js what i think will be the biggest time...

    Here js what i think will be the biggest time saver for you at this point.
    you should state how many you do at a time.
    using a hollow endmill, and a vise, cut the first inch or so round.. then...
  14. Use a small Whitney punch, it goes to a 32nd over...

    Use a small Whitney punch, it goes to a 32nd over -1/4.
    you will never drill holes in thin stuff again. I got lucky , got a real Whitney at auction...lots of cheap copies around.,
    Shim punches...
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    You guys . a few of you need to get unwound a...

    You guys . a few of you need to get unwound a few notches. .
    it's an obit, likely embellished a bit. some people tend to act a bit more outrageous than they really are, so perhaps take it with a...
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    What diameter stock , a knee tool will rough it...

    What diameter stock , a knee tool will rough it easily, but might rake 2 cuts. I have a lot if 1 inch turret tooling left from my old shop.. . sounds like the material coukd break if you move in...
  17. I think the curved blade shear allows it to cut a...

    I think the curved blade shear allows it to cut a radius. . curved cuts.
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    Interesting obit i have not yet read the other...

    Interesting obit i have not yet read the other links.
    Whatever we have and use somebody ...or a team of them invented it... and often that is an interesting story in itself..
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    You , or I at least, cool off HSS during grinding...

    You , or I at least, cool off HSS during grinding to be able to hold on to it.
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    IF you don't learn how to calculate rpm for...

    IF you don't learn how to calculate rpm for cutting, and it should be done on almost every cut..
    you will either , burn up tooling.. or take much longer to perform the work..... the odd time you...
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    wel, if it was a clean, starts in 2 pulls...

    wel, if it was a clean, starts in 2 pulls machine, that may be a concern.
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    A trait of HSS is red hardness, I often made...

    A trait of HSS is red hardness, I often made boring bars, by welding 5/16 HSS blanks to a bar to make boring bars. used an arc welder to weld. then grind my tip profile and use them.
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    is it single phase only ? it said 30hp on it .

    is it single phase only ?
    it said 30hp on it .
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    When you get the big lathe, you will say , I...

    When you get the big lathe, you will say , I didn't have time to take 4 cuts, when I can do it in 1.
    Spindle bore.. if nothing else... this is a really really big reason to get a Bigger la the...
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    Get the Shenwai.. then if you need to sell your...

    Get the Shenwai.. then if you need to sell your first lathe, now everything will be paid for.
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