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  • Posted in thread: Rotary table/dividing head on 07-22-2011 at 11:28 PM
    What would be the best reference book for using a rotary table or dividing head? Does the
    machinery handbook give referen ce on how to use them Larry

  • Posted in thread: Babbitt bearings on 07-12-2011 at 06:02 PM
    To repair the oval shaped bore, I guess bore it round 1/16 to 1/8 oversize. You can make the
    babbitt not stick by painting the area with a horsehair acid brush with stove polish that you
    can buy at an...

  • Posted in thread: Babbitt bearings on 07-12-2011 at 03:07 PM
    I poured babbitt bearings and machined them for 25 years. What little I know about babbitt
    bearings I would be glad to share. I actually do not know why no one seems to use babbitt for
    model engineeri...

  • Posted in thread: Harbor Freight Lathes and Mills? on 07-12-2011 at 06:05 AM
    Me and my father have purchased several items from Harbor Freight. Their goods are the worst of
    the worst and almost unusable. Save up your money and buy somewhere else. Check out the lathes
    and mills...

  • Posted in thread: DRO skips on 07-11-2011 at 03:52 AM
    Hi, I have a Bridgeport type mill with a SARGON x and y digital read out. It skips on one of
    the read outs. Any one have any idea how to fix it. Thanks, Larry

  • Posted in thread: Pratt and Whitney on 07-11-2011 at 03:36 AM
    I junked a Pratt and Whitney #2 jig Borer and kept the tooling. Can anybody tell me what the
    taper is called on this tooling and what else would this machine fit. Thanks, Larry


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