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    This method was on Homemade Tools Forum today. I...

    This method was on Homemade Tools Forum today. I would think you could check the accuracy of the protractor head by checking a known angle such as a Morris taper on a drill bit or chuck.
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    If you told the OP that he needed a new timing...

    If you told the OP that he needed a new timing belt, he would probably have a major attack, Let's just keep him to his post. ;)
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    I'd bet if the manual on your lathe or mil, said ...

    I'd bet if the manual on your lathe or mil, said change the oil at xx hours, you would bust your butt to get it changed or done. I guess who or what is the most important to you, $ or service.
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    I can't believe that someone would be so cheap as...

    I can't believe that someone would be so cheap as to not want to change the oil in a car after 5 years. What kind of BS is this? You invested ???? so why not protect it. You're talking $25 in...
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    Sliding calipers (vernier, dial, digital)- yes...

    Sliding calipers (vernier, dial, digital)- yes
    Micrometers- yes
    Dial gauges-Both standard and metric yes
    Test indicator- yes
    Sensitive (.0001"/.001mm) test indicator- no
    Telescoping gauges- yes...
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    Gear cutting can be made as complicated or as...

    Gear cutting can be made as complicated or as simple as you have time, or skill to make them. Those with the nano mentality can make it far above what is in my opinion fun or necessary. Find a...
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    Thanks, like I said "years ago" Earl of...

    Thanks, like I said "years ago" Earl of Swampwater is what I remember or something like that. ;)
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    I remember that years ago John Stevenson. wrote a...

    I remember that years ago John Stevenson. wrote a very good piece for making a gear cutter. I made one of them for my application and it worked great. A google search should find the write up. It...
  9. I just use what the User Manual says. Always...

    I just use what the User Manual says. Always seems to work.
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    Picked the ripe peaches from our tree, removed a...

    Picked the ripe peaches from our tree, removed a old trellis that the SHMBO wanted gone. Made 4 gallons of laundry soap and sat in the shade and hid from SHMBO. :cool:
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    Black Forest, I'm truly happy you did not incur...

    Black Forest, I'm truly happy you did not incur damage to your body. I have enjoyed your posts and would hate to see you go just because you didn't pay closer attention.. I was at the Post Office...
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    Loss or the internet is a very distressful...

    Loss or the internet is a very distressful occurrence, almost a panic situation. For me anyways.
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    Maybe they could make them drag a tin bucket on a...

    Maybe they could make them drag a tin bucket on a rope behind them........Stop, Look, and listen, works for me.:o
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    I have a different password for each web site, ...

    I have a different password for each web site, but it takes a whole address book to list them. At 78 years old, my memory needs notes to refer to.
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    After reading the beginning of this thread, I...

    After reading the beginning of this thread, I noticed on my Mac that at the address/search window, it lists HSM as "Not Secure". I had never noticed that before. HSM is the only site I look at that...
  16. Our Professional estate sale person in the little...

    Our Professional estate sale person in the little town I live in, on the Oregon coast, just happens to own and run a second hand store. You can bet that the best of the stuff in the estate sale...
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    base for a ball turning fixture.

    base for a ball turning fixture.
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    This is a copy of a article I found on the web...

    This is a copy of a article I found on the web years ago, I tried it and it does work.. you might find a better one using a Google search
    Rust Removal using Electrolysis
    Several years ago, and I...
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    9 FT X 67 FT, I would think your biggest problem...

    9 FT X 67 FT, I would think your biggest problem would be getting it home to your shop. If you get it home and cut into it, you'll know/learn more about the BIG Bang theory;)
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    I think some people are reaching a long way to...

    I think some people are reaching a long way to get a response to a silly post.
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    When I retired and moved to Oregon, I sold my...

    When I retired and moved to Oregon, I sold my horizontal air compressor because there was no room in my new garage/shop. I bought a Craftsman vertical oilless compressor, not knowing how noisy it...
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    After you're gone, you shouldn't care or have any...

    After you're gone, you shouldn't care or have any say. I'm sure there are enough vultures around to dispose of your stuff. My wife knows enough about what the value of my stuff is, and only she and...
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    Where I live, if you dig a hole in your...

    Where I live, if you dig a hole in your yard/property more than 12" deep, you better get a locator person out to your dig to verify that you're not going dig up a utility. I don't care if it's in...
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    WOW! I don't think it left much out.

    WOW! I don't think it left much out.
  25. My high-school welding shop back in the fifties...

    My high-school welding shop back in the fifties didn't have MIG or TIG, We had stick AC/DC. and Oxygen/Acetylene, that was it. I think everyone should know all the methods of welding. I now have a...
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