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    No, the provincial gov't would have sold off $29...

    No, the provincial gov't would have sold off $29 in public assets and told the public it only cost $27.
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    It's ok. I heard about a guy, from a friend, who...

    It's ok. I heard about a guy, from a friend, who used a 1/8" shank cutter in a 2-3mm holder once or ten times. I mean who does that......hacks.....
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    Ha ha, don't get me started on prostaff....... ...

    Ha ha, don't get me started on prostaff.......

    I ran across your website months ago while looking for info regarding sinker weight molds and such. A buddy at work wanted to get into making them,...
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    I have one like your upper right and it works...

    I have one like your upper right and it works great. Had it for years, and no idea where I got it or who makes it, but I've never had a problem that I can remember. It looks identical to yours...
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    If you only wnat to buy one set of collets get a...

    If you only wnat to buy one set of collets get a metric set in 1mm increments for more versatility. ER collets wont expand beyond their natural resting size (you shouldn't do this.....). They will...
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    Nice to hear. Parents did a good job raising...

    Nice to hear. Parents did a good job raising that one. Except for the driving skill part ha ha. But then again who among us hasn't taken a turn too fast once in a while.
  7. I didn't have a masonry bit of suitable size...

    I didn't have a masonry bit of suitable size (3/4") so I drilled my holes with a diamond hole saw. I first drilled a 3/4" hole in a scrap of plywood, and centered that over my sharpie tracing of the...
  8. That's what I used too. Didn't know the proper...

    That's what I used too. Didn't know the proper name for them. Got a bunch in an auction lot.
  9. I had been planning on doing that for years. ...

    I had been planning on doing that for years. Just never got around to it. Something came up that I needed the bender bolted down for (I had previously screwed it down to my garage steps), so I just...
  10. I used expanding anchors to bolt mine (small HF...

    I used expanding anchors to bolt mine (small HF clone) down. I also welded a plate on the bottom of my HF tire changer with the same hole pattern. 4 bolts and I can remove and replace with...
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    Ask a millennial. They do have SOME redeeming...

    Ask a millennial. They do have SOME redeeming qualities. lol
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    I tried it last week, and ended up removing it. ...

    I tried it last week, and ended up removing it. Not sure why but it made every page load ridiculously slow, and made Firefox crash a couple times. I can't remember the last time I had Firefox...
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    I bought one from Banggood. Actually pretty nice...

    I bought one from Banggood. Actually pretty nice bit of tooling considering the price and my intended use.

    Your method will work just fine. Side lock holders would also work and might be...
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    Cat50 are huge compared to cat 40. There...

    Cat50 are huge compared to cat 40.

    There might actually be enough meat in the cat taper portion of these to find a square, or hexagonal section for someone looking for an adventure.....cheap...
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    urgh.... I'm really not looking forward to the...

    urgh....

    I'm really not looking forward to the next 20+ years I've got in this trade working with, as I call them "meme-lennials". Been getting a taste of it the last couple years, and...
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    Made a simple bulkhead fitting to make a water...

    Made a simple bulkhead fitting to make a water level so I can finally hang the driveway gates I've been meaning to get to for a while.....
  17. When a crank is undersized, you can chrome plate...

    When a crank is undersized, you can chrome plate it and grind it back to size..... ;)
  18. So what you saying is....he just increased his...

    So what you saying is....he just increased his friends chance of getting hit by a US navy destroyer?
  19. Nice clean job on the light. Looks great ...

    Nice clean job on the light. Looks great



    Funny. I'm doing the same too. Almost too many choices.
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    If you got them from the bottom of a toolbox you...

    If you got them from the bottom of a toolbox you bought, then they could be all scrap parts that machinist was making.
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    Paintball gun. Pepper the canopy of the...

    Paintball gun. Pepper the canopy of the offending tree. Go cut down the tree you think it is, and check to see if there is any paint on the leafs. If not, try a different tree.
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    That right there tells me there is a problem. ...

    That right there tells me there is a problem. Either with the taps, the tapper (you), the method, or the hole. It shouldn't be like that at all.

    What kind of tap are you using?
    What material?...
  23. Put them on craigs list for $20. You'll have...

    Put them on craigs list for $20.

    You'll have 5 people offer you $5 right away
    a person try to trade you a live chicken
    a person from out of state asking you to hold them for another month when...
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    Nice work. Last chuck keys I made were for a...

    Nice work. Last chuck keys I made were for a little standard modern the boss bought. I made two, one for the 3 jaw, and one for the 4 jaw. Nice barbell sliding handles, with peened over end caps. ...
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    I've used my 18v Makita to auger 6" holes before....

    I've used my 18v Makita to auger 6" holes before. Works great. Keep the batteries warm though. Nice when your trying to pack light and "run and gun" for perch, but don't feel like hand bombin'...
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