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    agreed. I don't have a dog in this stupid...

    agreed. I don't have a dog in this stupid partisan crap scrap so maybe some of you see a threat in every shadow, but I thought it was well done and pointed out just how big the challenges are. The...
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    in sailing anyway, its just a small plank, rigged...

    in sailing anyway, its just a small plank, rigged to halyard so the lightest guy could be winched up to do something at the top of the mast. I wWas never the smallest guy, but I did want to try...
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    spent the day setting up a turret to make small...

    spent the day setting up a turret to make small "chatons", a watchmakers term for the brass holders holding a bearing. Press fit into the plate and the bearing sort of presses into them and then...
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    who knows? were the shields exposed to the...

    who knows? were the shields exposed to the outside or just internal? someone else rebuilt and used what was on hand? I would replace them all, even quality brands are small dollars for run of the...
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    for endmills, all you need is the air bearing. ...

    for endmills, all you need is the air bearing. I've one of the tilting things shown in the other thread for use with the SG, never use it - you want to sharpen the periphery of an endmill, not the...
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    This what you're after? ...

    This what you're after?

    https://i.imgur.com/be3NfUI.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/HjfoAnq.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/aUxBgjI.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/nU9bMx6.jpg
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    same function as the little bolt on blade for a...

    same function as the little bolt on blade for a bevel protractor. Coincidentally used it last week. (does spend a heck of a lot of it's time in its box)

    As for accuracy, what Lynn said. its...
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    Sadly Jim passed away. Can't remember exactly...

    Sadly Jim passed away. Can't remember exactly when, but do a search, its noted here. Miss him, always thought he was one of rare ones in the gentleman class of poster. Knowledgeable, pleasant and...
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    also grew up with a RAS....amazed I'm still in...

    also grew up with a RAS....amazed I'm still in one piece. Always pined for a good table saw, never could convince Dad. The traditional pro shop would have heavy cast iron RAS for cut off work -...
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    looks nice - first class professional...

    looks nice - first class professional finish....but not sure what it is?

    Did you do the rope knurl? home made tool? Whats the finish, just polish?
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    I guess we're saying the same thing, the person...

    I guess we're saying the same thing, the person that did that was an A hole.
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    maybe, I like that it brings character, but the...

    maybe, I like that it brings character, but the darkness, there is a time and place.....i.e. like no matter how good the speaker is its not appropriate to roast the bride at the wedding. The wake...
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    I can probably help out....might take a day or...

    I can probably help out....might take a day or two until I get at the grinder....don't hesitate to bug me if I forget lol
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    thanks for the compliment. I haven't made a...

    thanks for the compliment. I haven't made a Quorn, but did make a UPT so that's probably what you are thinking of. i like the Quorn, almost a rite of passage type project, but I end up with two...
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    nice, this is a classic home shop project the...

    nice, this is a classic home shop project the well made completion of which is a real accomplishment. Post lots of pics of the build process
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    I am not follow what is going on here..... ...

    I am not follow what is going on here.....




    IBob asked for clarification of the above, I don't get how the response connects; essentially an explanation of self balancing hardware. How does...
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    I didn't take it all as being given a hard time,...

    I didn't take it all as being given a hard time, for my use as a lap there is (imo) no need for guards...but you're right and its an oversight on my part: to do this with a grinder with grinding...
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    I didn't, this became a lap with cast iron disks...

    I didn't, this became a lap with cast iron disks mounted. It was a really low end grinder but this worked well so I thought it might be applicable to other low grinding apps.....good point on the...
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    loctite on some sort of collar and true them up...

    loctite on some sort of collar and true them up insitu between centres

    https://i.imgur.com/CIhNvpt.jpg
  20. its its either or, for sure it would a bigger...

    its its either or, for sure it would a bigger machine. A DRO is a nice luxury - I finally added one and I do like it but there is almost nothing it can do that you can't do with dials. Capacity,...
  21. "if'". depends how much time are you going to...

    "if'". depends how much time are you going to spend until you get one the right size and frame size. then, what shape is it in? If you had one sitting there it'd be an easy call, going searching...
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    :rolleyes:

    :rolleyes:
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    of course the 'normal people are figuring out...

    of course the 'normal people are figuring out whats on the tube for the afternoon, or possibly talking about their crazy neighbors, you know, the ones with machine tools and stuff in the garage?
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  24. naw, just a small fractional hp manual machine...

    naw, just a small fractional hp manual machine with an on/off switch on the machine. Ran the wires and have it switched at the machine using the VFD's remote wires. I wouldn't have even asked...
  25. thats the one, thanks as I tried to...

    thats the one, thanks



    as I tried to describe its not about not knowing how to wire it for remote control, but whether its necessary as its extra time to do so. In accordance with the good...
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