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    Common Scrap Steel

    Although I am a relative newbie, here are two things that I think I can pass along safely. I am just starting to get into machining. But I have had a shop of sorts for years, and that shop has often been frustrating, particularly finding stuff. Now that I am a little older--and hopefully...
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    I like the new format on the opening page.

    The opening page is clean and neat. This should be very inviting to first time visitors. :)
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    My Hodgson 9 Radial Final Assembly

    I am in awe of your workmanship. --Bob
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    Avoid discount_machine Ebay seller

    Thanks. I appreciate your suggestion and your candor. I'm an expert "not knower!" Bob
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    Avoid discount_machine Ebay seller

    Love your Charlie Brown forum name! Thanks, Ian, for the information. Did you happen to order this vise? http://www.ebay.com/itm/310371390946?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 If so, what did you think of it? If not, does it look OK? Many people have given me advice...
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    Avoid discount_machine Ebay seller

    Some months ago I bought a Shars 1/2 inch drill chuck with an integral NMTB 40 shank from this vendor. It was far cheaper than anyone else, and I was apprehensive. When it arrived I was relieved. It has almost no run out, and the fit and finish are superb. I am very pleased with it. I also...
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    Stuart triple - types of metals to get

    .. and keep filing reports, with pictures! Beautiful workmanship. --Bob
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    Corliss steam engine plans

    Give us an update if convenient. Thanks! Bob
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    Has anyone built this engine?

    Has anyone built this engine? http://www.john-tom.com/MyPlans/SteamPlans2/ME%20Compound%20Condensing%201923/ME1923CompoundCondensingEngine.pdf
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    Small 3 ph motor

    I asume that motor is long gone, but I'd kinda like to know any detail you might remember. HP? Washer model number? Thanks!