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    So just use toothpaste, for fine lapping.

    So just use toothpaste, for fine lapping.
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    I have purchased some, in brass, from these guys...

    I have purchased some, in brass, from these guys (good people that try to satisfy) but hold on to your wallet. They have to have it custom made, minimum quantity and that cost mucho dinaro so expect...
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    As far as project files go you definitely need to...

    As far as project files go you definitely need to keep them in the same folder, use a "sort by type" to keep them straight. When I started out I put parts in one file, assemblies in another etc. and...
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    Two is great three is WOW. I have two and I...

    Two is great three is WOW.

    I have two and I couldn't go back to using one for anything, cad or otherwise. My new video card has three outputs including an HTMI so I can hook up a small TV ( I have...
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    Any CAD is a very complex program made of of lots...

    Any CAD is a very complex program made of of lots of very simple operations. Don't focus on the big picture or get frustrated by how much there is to learn, focus on one item or command and then go...
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    Boy those Lionel train sets look more realistic...

    Boy those Lionel train sets look more realistic every year.
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    Button flycutters are easy to make, they just...

    Button flycutters are easy to make, they just take time and effort. A good enough substitute if you can't get or afford a proper gear cutter.
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    If we didn't make mole hills into mountains then...

    If we didn't make mole hills into mountains then what would we roll our boulders up.
  9. I have an 8" table and it is fine for what I do....

    I have an 8" table and it is fine for what I do. If you run an indicator all over it check centre alignment against rotational alignment etc. then you might be run up against the Chinese quality...
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    1. Get a copy of Ivan Laws book on gear cutting...

    1. Get a copy of Ivan Laws book on gear cutting (Workshop Series #17 Gears and Gear Cutting, Pisst it can be found roaming free on the web) , still in print I believe. It will tell you every thing...
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    ASME, ASTM, ASE etc. "the Engineers club" may...

    ASME, ASTM, ASE etc. "the Engineers club" may seem to be an ego inflated rabble and a general pain in the butt at times but they are for a reason. Ask the soldiers on the steam paddle wheeler...
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    If it's a really big mole........ No one said...

    If it's a really big mole........

    No one said you couldn't do it but if it does fail then what. Oh is that a $#!+ storm I see on the horizon.
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    Well that is the real trick isn't it. I have...

    Well that is the real trick isn't it.

    I have seen so many people on YouTube showing others how to weld when really they shouldn't be allowed near welding equipment let alone allowed to try and...
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    Shouldn't matter if it is water (or anything...

    Shouldn't matter if it is water (or anything else) as long as the manufacturer rates it for that use. A packing gland should work too.
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    1 1/2 times the max operating pressure is normal...

    1 1/2 times the max operating pressure is normal for a renewal test, 2x plus 10% for original test.
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    Can you yes, should you No. Compressor tanks...

    Can you yes, should you No.

    Compressor tanks are registered pressure vessels and to do it "legally" you have to jump through many hoops and procedures. Welding tickets, welding procedures, paper...
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    So why do they say to change it. Does it under go...

    So why do they say to change it. Does it under go some kind of chemical break down with use?????
  18. Did they bast them chickens with way lube? ...

    Did they bast them chickens with way lube?

    Real country cookin' at it's best.
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    lathe and mill oil???

    Some guys but Mobil DTE Heavy Medium Hydraulic oil to use in there gear head equipment, it is suppose to be the best. Is it really that much better then any other ISO 68 (SAE 32) non-detergent...
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    When I first got this lathe I filled the...

    When I first got this lathe I filled the headstock about 3/4 up the site glass according to the manual (what passes for a manual) The Grizzly manual for the same lathe says fill to the line at the...
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    I had the filler cap off and it still leaked.

    I had the filler cap off and it still leaked.
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    My lathe spindle is pissing out oil all of a...

    My lathe spindle is pissing out oil all of a sudden, that cutthroat razor is looking pretty good now.
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    The basic premise of accident traffic law is...

    The basic premise of accident traffic law is "someone has to be guilty" so they find someone to fit the, usually the driver even if it isn't their fault.
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    leaking lathe spindle

    Just after I get the seals on my mill fixed and it quit drooling oil over everything now my lathe spindle is leaking oil, badly. One minute it is OK then it is gushing oil. It is a 13 x40" similar to...
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    You guys are taking this in jest but there was a...

    You guys are taking this in jest but there was a guy trying to market something just like this a couple of years ago. It shot a burst of air and knocked the fly's down.
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