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Re: My Useless Thoughts and Prayers for the victims of the latest gun massa...


February 24, 2018, 6:13 pm

You're a sick, racist, mentally disturbed old heart patient who pimped himself out as a slumlord! But first your heart is spasming again, innit? Better take your nitroglycerin pills, bypass boy, ... Read more »

Re: 911 call for gunshot


February 24, 2018, 6:11 pm

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Re: even liberal Politifact recognizes Bernie Sanders claim is false!


February 24, 2018, 6:06 pm

You're a sick, racist, mentally disturbed old heart patient who pimped himself out as a slumlord! But first your heart is spasming again, innit? Better take your nitroglycerin pills, bypass boy, ... Read more »

Re: Good read


February 24, 2018, 6:05 pm

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Re: What guns do


February 24, 2018, 6:04 pm

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Re: School shootings


February 24, 2018, 6:00 pm

How much longer can you survive in the wild as a KNOWN Portlandia traitor? I'm always reminded of YOUR very *special personal sentiments* regarding the tragic terror attacks of 911, Bill: xxxxxxxx... Read more »

Re: This cartoon ...


February 24, 2018, 5:51 pm

How much longer can you survive in the wild as a KNOWN Portlandia traitor? I'm always reminded of YOUR very *special personal sentiments* regarding the tragic terror attacks of 911, Bill: xxxxxxxx... Read more »

It Worked !!!


February 23, 2018, 9:53 pm

My shop is a steel building similar to a quonset hut. The pipes to my bathroom sink run down inside one of the deep corrugations. The bathroom walls are covered in drywall which in turn is cove... Read more »

I used to sell damaged dial indicators here . . . .


February 22, 2018, 11:18 pm

it's been a long time but I used to sell damaged dial indicators & parts to a repairman here on RCM; is that person still here? photo: https://reno.craigslist.org/tls/d/one-lot-of-dial-indicators/6... Read more »

Today's Posting is Sponsored by the Letter K


February 22, 2018, 6:51 pm

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Atlas Lathe feed screw clutch adjustment

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I have a 12 Atlas Lathe with the slip clutch on the feed screw. The slip on the clutch is adjusted by turning a round sleeve with a spanner hole in it. Is there a tool made to perform this adjustment... Read more »

Steady Rest for Atlas-Craftsman 12 inch Lathe

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I am interested in acquiring an inexpensive steady or possibly follower rest for an atlas-craftsman 12 inch metalworking lathe. Although I have seen several for sale through ebay and other places, I... Read more »

Help, Karle metal spinning lathes & Info

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Hello All, First I would like to introduce myself to the group. I am a silversmith and blacksmith an a novice machinist. I have been trying to find any info. on Karle Spin Shop lathes with an odd/ear... Read more »

MITUTOYO QUICK VISION QVACE 200PT & EURO APEX C544 CMM

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I have a Mitutoyo Quick Vision Qvace 200pt for sale, it was new in 1999 and can be seen working. New this is about 26k and my price is fixed ar 12GBP UK pounds I also have a Mitutoyo Euro Apex C 544,... Read more »

RF 45 or Chinese Knee Mill

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Hi, I am looking at adding a milling machine to my home shop. I can either buy a RF45 (Taiwanese Rong Fu, not a clone) or for slightly more a Chinese Knee mill with coolant and power feed. Both will ... Read more »

Pneumatic nail guns

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This was in a previous thread, but... Harbor Freight sells nail guns with a 28 and a 32 degree angle for the clipped head nails. Lowes sells 30 degree nails for their Bostich, and others. All other ... Read more »

Tapping Long Holes

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I confess that it's been 50 years since I took shop classes in college and while I've done some things regularly since then both professionally and as part of my hobby work, I've had very limited e... Read more »

Annular cutters, use for?

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Scored 10 annular cutters at a garage sale for $5.00. They all look brand new. They range from 7/16 diameter to 1 inch. Cutting depth is 2 inches . What is the purpose of these cutters. If I... Read more »

Setting up Chipbreaker with TPG insert

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I have recently been upgrading my lathe tooling to carbide. I have a Dorian #16 tool holder for my BXA toolpost that takes TPG 322 inserts. The #16 holder integral TPG inserts on both ends for both... Read more »

Mount a 2 stroke upside down?

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Because of the size and the way my bicycle frame is shaped it may be more convenient, strictly from a mechanical point of view, to mount a 2 stroke bicycle engine upside down. Maybe upside down and... Read more »

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