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Re: Thought to ponder


April 18, 2014, 6:45 pm

And Bush couldn't whip one tiny nation. He did build a better domestic spy agency that J. Edgar ever dreamed of. Hell of a job, Bushie. Read more »

Re: It's NOTHING but Socialism and *government gone wild*


April 18, 2014, 1:54 pm

Too bad none of the many Republican attempts to pass universal health care ever succeeded. They would all have been Democracy and responsible government. Read more »

Re: The Incredible Space Jump!


April 17, 2014, 4:42 pm

Hey, gang, gee whiz. I just found this neat video. It's like wow. Excuse me now while I go find some cute cat videos to post everywhere it's off topic too. Read more »

what is this called?


April 17, 2014, 1:33 pm

anyone who knows the correct name of this and maybe where to buy it? https://www.flickr.com/photos/75928032@N06/13913454024/in/set-72157644094733005 Read more »

JOIN HAND WITH EARTH INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITED.


April 17, 2014, 8:54 am

DEAR ASSOCIATES/INVESTORS JOIN HAND WITH EARTH INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITED. COMING SOON EARTH LAUNCHES COMMERCIAL PROJECT SKYGATE (COMMERCIAL SECTOR)GROUND FLOOR RETAILS SHOPS SIZE- 400SQFT MULTIPLE AT ... Read more »

What is it? Set 541

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April 17, 2014, 4:04 am

A new set has been posted: http://55tools.blogspot.com/ Larger images: http://imgur.com/gallery/FxMPj/new Rob Read more »

Computer help for tool selection


April 16, 2014, 12:54 pm

Just hit my in-basket. A tool for our money players. Artificial intelligence app for tool selection and sequencing. https://www.kennametal.com/novo/en/?cid=NOVO-k100119_banr-aff-ihsgs#screen1_2 ... Read more »

OT eye glasses at least it is not political


April 16, 2014, 11:20 am

I need some new glasses, so I went to Zenni............However I want bifocals with a polycarbonate lens. And Zenni does not do bifocals in Polycarbonate. And they say their polycarbonate lens a... Read more »

Can a slipping belt be fixed?


April 16, 2014, 8:41 am

Hi Got a SB9 with flat belt drive. The belt tends to slip when I use low speed so the belt drives itself of the spindle pulley. How do I prevent the belt from slipping? The pulleys have been cl... Read more »

Small Parts


April 15, 2014, 5:55 pm

Small Parts Inc. got gobbled up by Amazon and turned into Amazon Supply. Which is no doubt great for Amazon, but it seems that the first thing they dropped was all the nifty small parts, leaving b... Read more »

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Best hacksaw blades?


What are the best 12 18 tpi hacksaw blades? Starrett? Lenox? -- Michael Koblic, Campbell River, BC Read more »

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3-D prototyping printer?


I remember seeing a web page describing a process that deposited (sprayed?) material (plastic?) to build up a CAD design so that in the end you have a 3-D prototype of your design. Basically, a CN... Read more »

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Interesting article on bringing manufacturing back to America


http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/12/the-insourcing-boom/309166/1/ Thomas Mayor, a senior adviser with Booz & Company who specializes in manufacturing strategy, says that in indus... Read more »

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Confused about new mini-lathes

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I want to get a new mini lathe (7-12).I'm totally confused about the specs on all these machines.I know they are all made in Asia,they all look the same except color.I can't figure out why the Gri... Read more »

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American Antique Watches: Information Sources Indicator


As promised please find underneath generic information sources on American Watches, Railroad Watches, Pocket Watches, 8-Day Watches & Clocks, Military Watches & Clocks, Timers, : Please note that no... Read more »

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Leblond 13" Regal


Need gear for lathe/ OD-2.42,Thickness-0.625,Bore-0.6825,32 teeth,keyway-0.190 Broke a tooth on my gear. Would like to get a copy of a manual ser.B7628. great shape. Read more »

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Battery Rebuilders: Primecell vs MTO?


After reading a number of on-line reviews, I was all set to send a 1.3 Ah 12V DeWalt drill battery pack off to MTO: http://mtobattery.com/store/page2.html when I saw the recent thread praising ... Read more »

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"IIRC"?


What does IIRC stand for? I have seen term used on Basic Machinist Tool Lists. Thanks, Tom Zumann Read more »

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Cobalt vs. Carbide End Mills


Hello, What are people's thoughts on carbide vs. M42 cobalt end mils for mild, 1030 and 41xx? I'm using a manual mill for light work - not high speed production CNC work. My mills are all end mills ... Read more »

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Easily cutting .75mm camera lens threads on an inch lathe


Sorry for the long subject line folks, Anyway, it seems that camera lens threads are all, or mostly all, .75mm pitch. Cutting metric threads on an inch lathe is of course a hassle. 34 TPI would... Read more »