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by Mr Ron
Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: All Things CAD and CAM
Topic: Monitor for Acad
Replies: 16
Views: 264

Re: Monitor for Acad

Thanks for your information. I've been looking for a monitor larger than my 21" monitor, buy can't seem to find one.
by Mr Ron
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Milling Vise Squareness
Replies: 30
Views: 608

Re: Milling Vise Squareness

The way I would fix a vise would be to 1st disassemble the vise; turn the vise upside down and resting on parallels, surface grind the base. Then flip the vise right side up and surface grind the vise jaw tops. This would establish the relationship between the vise and the milling machine table. Par...
by Mr Ron
Fri Jun 18, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: All Things CAD and CAM
Topic: Monitor for Acad
Replies: 16
Views: 264

Monitor for Acad

Can I connect a 32" TV to a desktop computer to use as a monitor?
by Mr Ron
Fri May 21, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Show us your lathe!
Replies: 484
Views: 204967

Re: Show us your lathe!

Doesn't look like any lathe made in America. I would guess it was made in Germany or a neighboring country.
by Mr Ron
Wed May 19, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HF 2 ton trolley/ chain hoist review- 4.5 stars out of 5
Replies: 6
Views: 1709

Re: HF 2 ton trolley/ chain hoist review- 4.5 stars out of 5

As a retired structural engineer, I concur with BigDumbDinosaur. I beams have tapered flanges and H columns have parallel flanges and there are WF I beams.
by Mr Ron
Sat May 15, 2021 4:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Surface Grinder?
Replies: 20
Views: 2754

Re: Surface Grinder?

I'm finishing up a restoration of a Delta/Rockwell Unisaw. The cast iron top is a little worse for the wear. I've tried all the usual tricks to clean it up but it's just not looking very good. I was thinking if there was a way to take a couple thou evenly off the top that might make a difference. I...
by Mr Ron
Fri May 07, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Casting HDPE - Introduction
Replies: 23
Views: 4363

Re: Casting HDPE - Introduction

Isn't this the same as "machinable wax" used for prototypes?
by Mr Ron
Wed May 05, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Interesting blueprint
Replies: 6
Views: 3606

Re: Interesting blueprint

Strange that it would be printed by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division.
by Mr Ron
Wed May 05, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: youtube ads increasing?
Replies: 30
Views: 9332

Re: youtube ads increasing?

I use an extension for Firefox that strips out the YouTube ads and sponser vids on the fly. I can look up what it is later if anyone is interested. G Please do. I often listen to music on YouTube. They've started interrupting songs mid-coarse for 5 second ads. What a shameless bunch of greedy peopl...
by Mr Ron
Wed May 05, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: youtube ads increasing?
Replies: 30
Views: 9332

Re: youtube ads increasing?

Advertisers are targeting social media because it is free. Whenever anythying is free, it won't stay that for long.
by Mr Ron
Wed May 05, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electro-Mechano 601F (?)
Replies: 4
Views: 1543

Re: Electro-Mechano 601F (?)

There is a 1968 model 801 for sale for $2450. https://www.ebay.com/itm/292182076136?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-213727-13078-0&mkcid=2&itemid=292182076136&targetid=4580153134080572&device=c&mktype=&googleloc=&poi=&campaignid=410490108&mkgroupid=1224856179845776&rlsatarget=pla-4580153134080572...
by Mr Ron
Wed May 05, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kant-Twist Clamps
Replies: 12
Views: 3098

Re: Kant-Twist Clamps

Are you sure they are genuine Kant Twist clamps? They could be counterfeit made in China.