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  1. Metal Lathes That is a nice old timer. I have never heard of...

    That is a nice old timer. I have never heard of the maker but it looks like a quality machine. It looks like it has a fair amount of travel on the compound which is good. It’s hard to tell from...
  2. I bought a right angle attachment from HF. It...

    I bought a right angle attachment from HF. It certainly is not as good as a dedicated RA but has worked well the few times that I've needed it.
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    Mark, your modesty cracks me up. Beautiful...

    Mark, your modesty cracks me up.

    Beautiful work, as usual.
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    Folks, this thread has had several edits to...

    Folks, this thread has had several edits to remove political comments.

    It contains some good information so please refrain from the politics.
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    How about fancy brass fingers similar to how a...

    How about fancy brass fingers similar to how a stone is mounted in a finger ring?
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    Metal Lathes The lathe ways reground? Google Machinery...

    The lathe ways reground? Google Machinery rebuilding services.
    It is not a quick or inexpensive process.
  7. Mreza, where did you learn all this? What is...

    Mreza, where did you learn all this? What is your day job?

    You do amazing work!
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    Metal Lathes It only took me one time. I was working in...

    It only took me one time.

    I was working in a small production job shop where time was money. Every one of the smaller lathes had one of these set up. I wasn’t the only one sliced open, I saw...
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    With your welder you could make an outrigger base...

    With your welder you could make an outrigger base similar to the attached pic. You could make the height anything you want.
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    Metal Lathes Ron, the Aloris tool holder is supreme but way...

    Ron, the Aloris tool holder is supreme but way overkill. I’m not sure of the brand but I have a quick-change that looks almost identical to this: LatheMaster

    Mine might be a little larger, I...
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    Metal Lathes I have used them, they work. You have to...

    I have used them, they work. You have to mentally keep track of where the bits are or you can rip your arm open. DAMHIKT!
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    Disconnect the power and check the pressure...

    Disconnect the power and check the pressure switch electrical connections. You may need a new switch.
    It looks something like this: Pressure Switch
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    Contact Amazon. Someone is waiting for it to be...

    Contact Amazon. Someone is waiting for it to be delivered.
  14. Thread: Gage Blocks

    by Bruce Page
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    General Metalworking They are not gage blocks in the normal sense. ...

    They are not gage blocks in the normal sense. They could have been custom made for any number of machine shop jigs. I suspect that they are custom made blocks for setting a particular angle on a...
  15. Thread: "Sticky"

    by Bruce Page
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    Welcome to SMC Joe. A "Sticky" is a tag to keep...

    Welcome to SMC Joe. A "Sticky" is a tag to keep the thread at the top of the forum page.
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    No. I can't imagine generating that much dust. ...

    No. I can't imagine generating that much dust. My DC, vac and overhead filter do a good job at dust removal.
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    I have the Sterling version 45K unit. Total cost...

    I have the Sterling version 45K unit. Total cost installing it myself was less than $500. I did have it blessed by a HVAC pro.
    It's one of the best shop investments I have made.
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    Probably, but it would be easy to do a test piece...

    Probably, but it would be easy to do a test piece to be sure.
  19. There’s no need for a confrontation in your phone...

    There’s no need for a confrontation in your phone call. A simple request for an explanation would do. I doubt that it is a bait and switch, MSC has been around a long time. Sometimes there are...
  20. Thread: Badger Pond

    by Bruce Page
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    Moses, I knew I knew your name from somewhere! ...

    Moses, I knew I knew your name from somewhere!
    I broke my mug a few years ago, the faded logo was almost unreadable. I still have the hat and the Badger Pond Archives 1996-2003 CD that Andrew...
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    Very, very nice Mike. I’m probably not the only...

    Very, very nice Mike. I’m probably not the only one who is green with jealousy.
    It looks like the corn has been harvested too!
  22. You are in trouble! :) Great job on the table....

    You are in trouble! :)

    Great job on the table. If that is your first big undertaking I want to see your work in a year or two!
  23. Gloat worthy in a major way. Congrats!

    Gloat worthy in a major way.
    Congrats!
  24. Scott, I don't think you can attach photos to a...

    Scott, I don't think you can attach photos to a PM. If I need to send a pic outside of the forum I will ask that person for his email address.
  25. General Metalworking A router table and 45 chamfer bit will also do...

    A router table and 45 chamfer bit will also do the job.
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