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September 23, 2020, 8:37 pm

Amazingrrc.com is the best Pharmacy you can buy research chemicals for sale, pain tablets drugs, cancer drugs, psychedelic drugs and Pain tablets for sale. https://www.amazingrrc.com/product-categor... Read more »

design descisions for internal tube expander


September 15, 2020, 10:47 am

I'm thinking of making a tool to be slid up inside a bicycle frame down tube that would expand and push out dents from the inside. I have been thinking about two different inter-acting problems. ... Read more »

springs and bolts in acid - hydrogen


September 8, 2020, 8:45 am

Saw this post and thought - why not ask the experienced pragmatic folk? Working with weldable structural steels, I was once totally disbelieving of how susceptible bolts and some hardened steels a... Read more »

Re: Caliper spring broken


September 8, 2020, 3:58 am

On Tue, 8 Sep 2020 10:17:58 +1000, Clifford Heath Buy a cheep one at harbor fright and swap out the spring like I did, spring steel does not respond well to acid derusting. Read more »

NRA knives made in China


August 29, 2020, 8:40 pm

China doesn?t have a NRA it?s embarrassing Read more »

How to run a lathe in 1914


August 25, 2020, 9:39 pm

This show how little manual lathe operation has changed in a century: http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/1617/3789.pdf Read more »

Labor Savin' update

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August 20, 2020, 7:44 pm

Well , I got the winch mounted on the top beam of the jib crane , and added a 2 3/4 pulley for the cable above the beam for a little more height . I've changed my mind about using the *batter... Read more »

Clamping drill chuck?


August 18, 2020, 5:47 am

You know, like the chuck on a metal lathe but smaller. A simple attachment for a cordless drill so that it can hold larger diameter objects like rods for turning. I will look. Seems like it shou... Read more »

Labor savin' devices

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August 17, 2020, 10:18 pm

Time marches on ... and with it my desire to work any harder than I absolutely have to . There is wood involved in this project , along with the metalworking . A year or so back I built my... Read more »

need cap for residential A/C service valve


August 15, 2020, 4:37 pm

I topped off the R-22 in my ancient home A/C yesterday, and when putting it all back together, I dropped the cap for the service valve. This is the thing with about a 3/4 hex and a cylindrical d... Read more »

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Free Monarch lathe in SF area (forwarded ad)

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If you have a big truck and want a free Monarch lathe, here's an ad I spotted. I don't know anything about it; I just saw the ad and thought I'd pass it on. http://www.craigslist.org/eby/zip/36061221... Read more »

hlv hardinge carriage motor rewind uk model

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Having trouble finding a rewinder (good one ) for uk model hlv with 220 volt feed motor or finding spare will ship if necessary if you know of decent reasonable priced rewinder please email me. Read more »

Hougen Magnetic Drill Question

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I picked up a Hougen Magnetic drill (Model #10904) a while back for a project where I needed to make about 1600-1700 5/16 diamter holes through a 3/8 thick 1-1/2' x 2' mild steel plate, because tha... Read more »

Centec 2A machine table rack lever

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I have just got a Centec 2A horizontal milling machine and I noticed that the lever for racking the machine table is constantly engaged. I understood that when using the lead screw the racking lever... Read more »

Need help identifying old Delta Drill Press & need chuck key

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I was recently given an old Delta Drill press (see photo at address below). The serial # is 49-6326, anyone know the model and approximate year of manufacture. It's missing the chuck key and it see... Read more »

removing the valve from a BBQ propane tank

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I successfully devalved a little propane tank today, the kind they don't want you to use any more. I bled it off for a couple of days, with the tank set at the top of a largish sloped driveway so the... Read more »

Oh Sheeet!

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Iíve done it now. The cross slide on my lathe has been giving me problems. I hesitated to do anything because it meant that I had to remove the DRO scale. My cross slide is now working like new. Bu... Read more »

Muffle bathroom vent fan?

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Any ideas on how to muffle a bathroom type vent fan? I tried it out at the store and it wasn't too bad, but after getting it installed at home, this thing is almost deafening. The drone of this is ... Read more »

Latest foundry oil burner experiment

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I have been fooling around with using oil as the fuel in my foundry furnace. Some of you may remember my experiments using a small paint gun Becket gun style furnace burner for HHO (home heating oil)... Read more »

roto bor cutters

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I found a wooden box that has several drill bits in it. It says Janc Roto Bor on the box and the bits have never been used. I called Janc and they said they had sold that selection to Kramer Air To... Read more »

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