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    About 15 years ago I bought a magazine size...

    About 15 years ago I bought a magazine size booklet (56 pages) from metal guru John Glover at the Daytona Turkey Run. Lots of drawings, dimensions and clear instructions for it's construction and...
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    A few years ago I was searching for a replacement...

    A few years ago I was searching for a replacement flexible gooseneck for a family heirloom light and found these places.
    http://www.mylampparts.com/Departments/FLEXIBLE-ARMS.aspx...
  3. pure-gas lists 26 locations in the People's...

    pure-gas lists 26 locations in the People's Republik of Massachusetts that have ethanol free gas. Admittedly some are old listings but at least a dozen have been confirmed within the last year. You...
  4. WOW, where have you guys been hiding? Problems...

    WOW, where have you guys been hiding? Problems with ethanol gas have been around since, well, since they started putting it gas. Manufactures have changed over to more ethanol resistant components...
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    The OP is lucky to have not been seriously...

    The OP is lucky to have not been seriously injured. When my grand daughter was a shift manager at a fast food place she followed a couple of teenagers out the door who had been causing trouble to get...
  6. Hamilton Brothers Tool Empire's Facebook page...

    Hamilton Brothers Tool Empire's Facebook page shows it to be an interesting place. I will have to visit when I am in the area.

    https://www.facebook.com/HamiltonTool/
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    Most towns have a place that specializes in...

    Most towns have a place that specializes in commercial truck suspensions and springs. They can custom make them for you.
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    WOW, where have you guys been? WalMart (and...

    WOW, where have you guys been?
    WalMart (and others) have been leasing out their Internet sales apparatus to other businesses for a long time. You will never see a mill in their stores. When ever I...
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    My Weiler Matador lathe is capable of producing...

    My Weiler Matador lathe is capable of producing 30 Diametral threads from 6 to 60 DP and 20 Module from 0.1 to 4 mod (as well as 48 English threads and 30 metric), so what would I be making with...
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    I second Farmtec. Another source is billboard...

    I second Farmtec. Another source is billboard traps, there is a boat at my marina that uses them for a winter cover, a bit garish but they work well.
    https://www.farmtek.com/farm/supplies/home...
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    I have always had state sales tax charged by...

    I have always had state sales tax charged by McMaster but then they are in Ohio and so am I. I wasn't charged tax by Enco but since their demise MSC charges me but they ship from their Columbus, Ohio...
  12. Another source for a manual, this one has parts...

    Another source for a manual, this one has parts diagrams from a different angle and also shows 43 balls.
    http://cncmanual.com/acer-supra-618ii-surface-grinder-user-manual/
  13. Thread: AMC Marlin

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    I remember the Marlin, there weren't many even...

    I remember the Marlin, there weren't many even back then. It was AMC's attempt at the mid sixties "fastback" craze. All the car companies stuck a fastback roofline on their 2 door sedans to get in on...
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    I have used regular hacksaw blades with a vice...

    I have used regular hacksaw blades with a vice grip clamped on for a handle, like the letter "T" with the blade across the top. I break the blade into a 3-4" section and move the vice grip along the...
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    Mike Amick; That nut looks suspiciously like...

    Mike Amick;

    That nut looks suspiciously like it is for a Millrite. Is it?
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    My Dad was a lifetime model railroader. He always...

    My Dad was a lifetime model railroader. He always had a layout under construction as long as I can remember (early/mid 1950's) until he gave up in frustration when he started losing his sight when he...
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    [QUOTE=ezduzit;1211962]48' Grandy Marlineer built...

    [QUOTE=ezduzit;1211962]48' Grandy Marlineer built in 1963. Twin Caterpillar T/A's.
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    I am a sailor but I was still interested in looking the boat up. WOW, very nice...
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    Nice work RichR I had to rework the stanchions...

    Nice work RichR

    I had to rework the stanchions on a Farr 740 Sport that I picked up last year. They were the typical deck hardware nightmare that one encounters in a older boat. The PO had "fixed"...
  19. Thread: 1968 Ultra Van

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    About 15 years ago I was looking for an UltraVan....

    About 15 years ago I was looking for an UltraVan. They were very well thought out, a lot of aircraft type engineering. I saw two traveling together on the highway about 10 years ago.
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    Try the Yahoo 4x6 bandsaw group. There are tons...

    Try the Yahoo 4x6 bandsaw group. There are tons of mods discussed and chronicled, hundreds of photos and probably multiple brush add ons....
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    "I suggested to they companies to supply a small...

    "I suggested to they companies to supply a small drill index with drills of the minor diameter of the common bolts up to 1/2 inch."

    Drill indexes with matched drill and tap for each size are...
  22. Thread: Price of steel

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    Too bad the price of scrap steel didn't jump up...

    Too bad the price of scrap steel didn't jump up as well. I took my son's junk car to the scrapper today, $130/ton.
  23. About 8 years ago, after some research on Lathes...

    About 8 years ago, after some research on Lathes UK, at modest cost I picked up a Weiler Matador that had been languishing on CL for several weeks. It can do more speeds, feeds and threads than I...
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    I have bought those furniture dollies a couple of...

    I have bought those furniture dollies a couple of times (when on "sale" which is most of the time) just to harvest the casters for other projects. The casters are better and cost much less than most...
  25. I agree with Toolguy, a box blade is the tool for...

    I agree with Toolguy, a box blade is the tool for the job. You can distribute (drag) the gravel with a box blade, I do it with mine and get a nice smooth driveway.

    Look around this forum, there...
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