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bborr01
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Last Activity: Today, 01:37 PM
Joined: 07-06-2007
Location: West Michigan
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  • bborr01
    replied to Induction heater for the home shop
    The plant that I used to work in had rows and rows of induction heaters that would melt a powdered metal disk into the end of a valve lifter. I recall...
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  • bborr01
    replied to Shop Made Tools
    I understand that but it seems a little much to think that the back side of the chisel needs to be mirror smooth to chisel wood properly. Kind of looks...
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  • bborr01
    replied to More Doall Cutting
    One of my friends likes to tease me about the stripes in my lawn. "Make sure to get your stripes straight". And I do make sure that they are...
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    replied to More Doall Cutting
    I'm so glad to see that I'm not the only one that "get's it"....
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  • bborr01
    replied to Shop Made Tools
    I'm struggling to understand why it is so important for the flat sides of a wood chisel need to be mirror like in finish. Are you using it for a mirror?...
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  • bborr01
    replied to Shop Made Tools
    We had two grinding departments with dozens of grinder hands, most of which had decades of experience and I apprenticed under them and none of them ever...
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  • bborr01
    replied to Shop Made Tools
    If you're willing to sacrifice the diamond wheel then grind away. I worked in a cutter grind department for a time and we had carbide form tools that...
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  • bborr01
    replied to Shop Made Tools
    Why are you using a diamond wheel on steel. I spent the last 10 years of my career grinding all sorts of stuff but diamond wheels only got used for carbide...
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  • bborr01
    replied to OT Caulk gun recommendations?
    I have a couple of good ones that I think came from Grainger about 20 years ago. The main things to look for is that it has supports on both sides of...
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  • bborr01
    replied to Looking for odd driver bit
    Thanks everyone for the tips. I ordered the set that Willy linked to. Hopefully I can make it work and maybe even seal it up. I did some googling and...
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    replied to Looking for odd driver bit
    Winner winner chicken dinner. Thanks Willy. I just ordered the set. I'll report how I come out on it....
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    Looking for odd driver bit

    Kind of machining related. I have a 2018 GMC Terrain and one of the taillights leaked water and stopped working. I'm pretty sure that it's just corrosion...
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