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Old 11-24-2014, 11:11 PM   #11
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Thats almost as bad as working overtime to finish breakdown parts, and then the foreman says "which ones have the tapped holes?" Made all clearance holes. Parts still worked.

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Old 11-25-2014, 01:19 AM   #12
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looks like the crank wont have much throw ! Don't fret, the next will have more is my bet. I've done it !

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Old 12-20-2014, 12:54 PM   #13
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Believe it or not it took me a few glances to figure out what was wrong.

So I could have easilly done that myself.
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Old 02-08-2015, 03:15 PM   #14
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I started to make the exact same mistake, but realized it just as the blade started to cut. On the bright side, it was a good clean cut! Seriously though, I contemplated making mine from scratch and it may have been easier than using the casting. Show us the built up one when you finish.
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Old 02-19-2015, 05:35 AM   #15
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Probably the best thing you ever did with a PM casting. Make it up from barstock or cut it compeletly in half and use a dowel pin. Not the worst mistake ever made (by a long shot!)

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