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    Dipper: I go to one of several local Heating and...

    Dipper: I go to one of several local Heating and Air conditioner shops. I ask if they have any good used updraft furnaces for sale. They usually have a few. They were take outs from people that...
  2. I was going to offer up the same method as Old...

    I was going to offer up the same method as Old Mart, but he beat me to it, as usual.:(

    Sarge41
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    Exactly my thoughts. Police are on the way! ...

    Exactly my thoughts. Police are on the way!

    Sarge41
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    Plunger: Like others have said, the rubber mounts...

    Plunger: Like others have said, the rubber mounts are part of the problem. The first part of the problem is that you have some part or parts out of balance. Does the vibes change with motor speed ?...
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    Seems like around here,(southern Indiana) that...

    Seems like around here,(southern Indiana) that supply houses, plumbing or electrical, seem to gouge an individual or small timer as bad as hardware stores. it is true that our local farm supply,...
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    First, I want to say nice work on the tool. But I...

    First, I want to say nice work on the tool. But I am curious about when the screw pin is installed, is it tightened with a tool? If not, what keeps it from coming loose?

    Sarge41
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    I think that hex, non-split dies are really...

    I think that hex, non-split dies are really thread chasers, not really dies. Usually intended for mechanics, cleaning up bolts and other already threaded objects. Round dies (split with adjust screw)...
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    Yep. I have used it for years when I could get...

    Yep. I have used it for years when I could get it. When I started my apprenticeship, the old timers advised me to do so. They came in little blocks about 1.5 x 1.5 x .5" wrapped in cellophane which...
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    I'm confused by the idea of wood causing rust....

    I'm confused by the idea of wood causing rust. Gerstner tool boxes were popular because of their non-rusting properties. I would think that "yacht" varnish would be an excellent choice. Is it...
  10. Thread: Hose fittings

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    What do you mean? "No brass", read your original...

    What do you mean? "No brass", read your original post, the first thing you asked for was BRASS!

    Sarge41
  11. Thread: Hose fittings

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    Its in that chunk of brass that is in your misc....

    Its in that chunk of brass that is in your misc. stuff. About 1.5 hrs or less.
    Sarge41
  12. JoeLee: I've used a engraver similar to the...

    JoeLee: I've used a engraver similar to the Onsrud 37-27 engraver tip for such work.

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    Bob: Will this bandsaw run slow enough for the...

    Bob: Will this bandsaw run slow enough for the cutting speeds that most metal cutting requires? Wood cutting saws usually run much faster than metal cutting machines.

    Sarge41
  14. Does anyone know what the weight of this plate...

    Does anyone know what the weight of this plate is? How thick is it?

    Sarge41
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    The picture posted by MattiJ reminds me of my...

    The picture posted by MattiJ reminds me of my younger days. Thanks for posting it.

    Sarge41
  16. Looks like it is lunchtime in the import lathe...

    Looks like it is lunchtime in the import lathe factory.

    Sarge41
  17. Ethanol gas seems to cause plastic and rubber...

    Ethanol gas seems to cause plastic and rubber products in fuel lines and carbs to deteriorate. My weed eater seems to need a new line set every few years. One thing recommended by my local small...
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    MoparMudder: Is this a used machine? To me, it...

    MoparMudder: Is this a used machine? To me, it sounds like worn stuff in the variable drive. Try changing the spindle speed while it s running. Changing the spindle speed while running from the...
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    I have had luck in finding buried water lines and...

    I have had luck in finding buried water lines and gas lines (plastic pipe) and electric lines on my property and others. Never used peach forks to locate water for a well. No, I don't believe in...
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    Not sure if I read everything, but is your...

    Not sure if I read everything, but is your neighbor going to replace a 7 HP 3 phase with a single phase motor? Sounds like a load on the single phase service.

    Sarge41
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    Smokedaddy: Most of the "Spin indexers" usually...

    Smokedaddy: Most of the "Spin indexers" usually use a 5C collet. Very handy for small jobs with round stock. You will need a set of 5C collets.

    Sarge41
  22. Polaraligned: I had umbilical hernia surgery...

    Polaraligned: I had umbilical hernia surgery years ago. Standing over a lathe is about the worst thing I can think of after surgery. Standing over lathes for years is how we got hernias. Can't give...
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    Boats: Is the pocket worn? Is the pocket high in...

    Boats: Is the pocket worn? Is the pocket high in the center? Good luck.

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    Smokedaddy: Years ago, when I set up my shop, I...

    Smokedaddy: Years ago, when I set up my shop, I found a dividing head that had a 24 hole plate built into it. This gives me 2,3,4,6,8,12 and 24 divisions as an indexer ans still has full dividing...
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    Great find. I would hazard a guess that its a...

    Great find. I would hazard a guess that its a clockmaker's lathe rather that watchmaker. Its a bit big for watch maker. Hope you take the time to let us know where you're from, it helps.

    Sarge41.
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