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Us congress hearing of maan alsaan Money laundry ? ??? ????????? ????? ????...

February 15, 2019, 10:04 am

YouTube videos of U.S. Congress money launde ring hearing of Saudi Billionaire Maan Al sa nea with bank of America and The owner of Sa ad Hospital and Schools ... Read more »

Steel Shot blasting steel dust cannot be recycled???

February 15, 2019, 2:52 am

Some company is offering me to take a large number of barrels full of worn out steel shot blast. It is a all steel powder with grains the size of regular table salt. I took a sample to a scrap yar... Read more »

Ultrasonic cleaner pinholes

February 14, 2019, 8:55 pm

A friend has gifted me a little 100W ultrasonic cleaner (typical Chinese) that he was using to clean brass for reloads. The cleaning solution (salt, vinegar, dish soap, water) seems to have created... Read more »

OT: Gorilla glue makes threads

February 13, 2019, 6:32 pm

Perhaps it depends on the type of plastic, since they say it sticks hard to some plastics, but... At least 15 years ago, I had severed the shower hose and stuck it into a threaded joint. Then ap... Read more »

Greetings! I would just like to ask if can we mix SHELL TELLUS S2 M 68 and ...

February 12, 2019, 8:24 am

Can shell tellus s2 m 68 be mix in mobil dte 26? Read more »

Evo 9" Metal Cutting Circular Saw

February 5, 2019, 8:30 pm

Now I know guys use their regular circular saws sometimes, so this isn't huge. I have used my Skill Wormdrive for cutting aluminum sheet with the blade adjusted just right. Its a little fast an... Read more »

Happy New Year!

February 5, 2019, 3:27 am

E: I hope that you and your family enjoy a peaceful and prosperous New Year!! Jim Read more »


February 4, 2019, 10:59 pm

my bench top milling machine was so wobbly is the mandrel . The JT taper is all weird , too loose in the bottom of the hole . And since I like a challenge (sometimes) I decided to fix it . BUT FI... Read more »

Preflow on MIG

February 3, 2019, 3:49 pm

I know. I know. That's not really a thing. Still I was welding up some T-handles on thread rod for some tools yesterday. I noticed that for just a fraction of a second at the beginning of the ... Read more »

what type of press is this?

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February 1, 2019, 6:11 am

It's some sort of press with a heavy wheel that spins back and forth and presses on the work using a heavy screw. No audio needed, just watch about 10 seconds https://youtu.be/CLcAms8GgeM?t=427 ... Read more »

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Mobil oil Velocite C

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Can some one help me with a modern replacement to this oil . Mobil Velocite C I have seen reference to A and B but not the C grade. Thanks Ron from OZ Read more »

South Bend 10 CL 370 RD lathe

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eBay: http://301url.com/SouthBend10 Read more »

Pictures of the insides of a Troyke rotary table

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For those wondering about rotary tables and what are they like inside, here are some pictures of my disassembly. I mostly took them to remind me how to reassemble it back, but I am hoping that maybe ... Read more »

Odors from Running a Mini Lathe

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Hi all: As I have mentioned here before, I am looking to buy a mini lathe. I am thinking of putting it in my basement. This may seem like a silly question/topic but does the use of these lathes ca... Read more »

Boring an engine with a hone?

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At the machine shop where I once worked, we would reline cylinders used to extrude melted plastic for record (remember them?) production. Anyway, the stainless steel liner was pressed in the cyl... Read more »

Stryco blade welder

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I delivered a pair of minty Simpson 260-8 voms to a friend who owns a welding machine repair company Wed. (ARCO, Santa Fe Springs, California) as he needed a couple spares. Id gotten them for $10 f... Read more »

Fine Centering Scope

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I've seen an optical tool intended for centering the spindle of a mill over a crosshair or mark on a workpiece, one that doesn't require such good vision as many do not have. Enco has it as item ... Read more »

Cushman 115 collets

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I'm looking for some Cushman 115 collets. Yeah I know oldies but goodies, you should hear the used tool dealers laugh when I call asking. I have a perfectly functional chuck and reasonable assortme... Read more »

"Welding" Unknown Pot Metal

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I've got a part I'd like to repair if for no other reason than to be able to do it. The value is much lower than my time. It?s a die cast mystery alu-zinc part. From what I have read the BlueD... Read more »

identifying steel - color codes

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I have some random steel rods I picked up locally. I'm not sure of the material. Two of them have colors painted on one of the ends: red on one and orange on the other. I'm wondering if these colors ... Read more »

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