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    Looking for shaper article reprint put of 1953 Popular Mechanics or similar magazine. Previously found it on this website and downloaded and my lustri

    Need to find this article on Shaper Machining 1953 reprint or thereabouts from popular something magazine. Great article and would like to recover it for printing. Any help appreciated. Regards. Bob E.
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    Looking for ball monitor engine casting set with plans. Aluminum or bronze castings are acceptablee

    Contact me if you have a set of these castings, believe they were around 1/5th scale and previously sold by a co. in Ohio that no longer answers request for their advertised product.
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    Black Hills Model Engineering Show on for track 2020

    Hi: Looking for Cliff's email that previously ran the Black hills show. Appreciate it if u have it. Thanks. Bob E.
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    Coventry Compound Vertical Casting kit and drawings for sale

    Are castings still ava.? Do they include prints?
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    WTB 7 inch metal shaper, Atlas 7B, South bend or others

    Thanks but that is way out of travel distance I would be interested in.
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    WTB 7 inch metal shaper, Atlas 7B, South bend or others

    Have you buddy in NJ send me his list of shapers for sale including price and condition of each and I will be glad to look at them. NJ is too far to drive for me but he may be interested in shipping. Have him send his list to [email protected]
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    WTB 7 inch metal shaper, Atlas 7B, South bend or others

    Interested in finding a 7 inch shaper in operable condition within 600 miles of Springfield, Mo. Will pick within that range. Prefer Atlas 7B or equivalent. Let me know price, condition and location.
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    Suppliers in US

    Hi Bill: Suggest you try, they have a great on line listing of screws in many sizes, super service great to deal with. They don't have order provisions on line but have an order blank on their web site and usually fill the order in about three day of receiving an order. Bob E
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    Power tapping small size fastners

    Just beginning to machine the excellent Ransom & May mill engine casting set provided by Hemmingway in the UK. A #2-56 is about the smallest fastener these eyes and fingers are capable of manipulating. Have always been a little leery of blind hole tapping under power with any mill. My later...
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    Maudslay Brass Steam Engine Drawings

    Thanks Chuck and John! Super drawings!
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    Maine visit

    Would like to talk with and visit the workshop of any model builder when I am in Southern Maine this next month. If you are interested let me know and PM me for my phone number so we could discuss timing. Regards. Bob E.
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    Hello from Oklahoma

    Hi Murray: Welcome to the organization. If you are ever up to the Springfield, Mo. area give a shout, be glad to give you a shop tour and show you some of my work efforts. If you will PM me I will give you my hone number. Bob E.
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    Renovating a Sanderson Beam Engine

    Lowes sells an excellent called LEXEL, it bonds stone to wood very well. A small tube is inexpensive and goes a long way. Find it in the adhesives/calk area.
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    Maudslay Model oscillating steam engine

    Hi Chuck: Liked you oscillator engine design. Did u design or acquire set of plans? If acquired where was the source? Thanks. Bob E.
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    Workshop revision/lathe replacement

    Recently sold my 10x30 Bolton Lathe and replaced it with a Weiss lathe of the same size. It has a variable speed control and will get down to a crawl, very close to lathes having back geared headstocks. Took the time to reorganize my bar stock materials which I buy or cut into 2 ft. lengths as...
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    Hello from Illinois

    Hi Roy: Welcome to the organization, a great group. Any particular area of modeling interest you? I do Stationary steam engines, previously did steam locomotives but just to heavy for this old frame to handle anymore. What part of the great state of ill are you from? Here in the SW corner of...
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    4 jaw chuck selection--Self centering or individual jaw adjustment type

    Just curious as to what experience has been with the self centering 4 jaw versus the conventional individual jaw adjustment type. most of my 4 jaw work involves irregular shaped and off center workpieces like cylinder castings and eccentrics. Unfamiliar as to how 4 jaw self centering are set up...
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    Low cost Pressure relief valve in Model size

    Recently purchased a Rated PR valve that has 1/8th inch pipe external threads and is set for 100 psi from, item is all brass and goes off at the 100psi rating. Item number is 08059909 and is mfg. by Kingston with their part number of KSV10-1-100, located on page 4001 of MSC's big...
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    Improved Boiler water level sight glass

    Many years ago while building steam locos I utilized the redline water level sight glass system that greatly enhanced water level visibility. Currently using WL sight gages that are smaller in diameter than most redline gage tube material offered. To solve this problem you can easily make a gage...