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by spro
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Approaching the Apex
Replies: 4
Views: 208

Approaching the Apex

Have we not seen and can't say a freakin' word and can't say that WE didn't even say that . Dark days ahead . I love machining but not the horrible . The Horrible where grand folks are slain by the Horrible A* virus A* THING killing us. Younger folks get a stellar deal and barely a mention of the fe...
by spro
Thu Dec 03, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade, Wanted, Free!
Topic: FS Dr chucks-calipers -tapping heads
Replies: 11
Views: 3307

Re: FS Dr chucks-calipers -tapping heads

The #6100 Versatapper arrived fine with all its parts. Thanks John.
by spro
Wed Dec 02, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: We think we know
Replies: 13
Views: 4116

Re: We think we know

oh man. helicopters
by spro
Wed Dec 02, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: We think we know
Replies: 13
Views: 4116

Re: We think we know

There are multiple traps. I mentioned "They" "them" what was 30 years ago. They, what is "they" ? We is the word. They lost great children who grew so tall and strong.
They mourn and I do also. One round. One dies for us. It is WE.
by spro
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: opinion; old German milling machine
Replies: 226
Views: 27419

Re: opinion; old German milling machine

I have some experience with wiring fuse boxes, then breaker boxes. I cannot say a prettier wiring than yours. It comes with a risk- that the original guys knew- it was about appearance. One fried lead requires a pigtail. Haywire goes both ways. It is awful to look at but every wire, has the length t...
by spro
Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Something I wouldn't have imagined
Replies: 11
Views: 1714

Re: Something I wouldn't have imagined

I dig a parting tool and all the plunge angles and relief.
by spro
Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: opinion; old German milling machine
Replies: 226
Views: 27419

Re: opinion; old German milling machine

Sometimes we need to put ourselves back into the time when that milling machine happened.
Do we think every thing was rosy and could catch some FOOD !
So much happened afterwards. Machines as this, downed our fighters.
The media across the world, doesn't tell about the extraordinary knowledge.
by spro
Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: opinion; old German milling machine
Replies: 226
Views: 27419

Re: opinion; old German milling machine

It is so temporary and see the engagements.
by spro
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: opinion; old German milling machine
Replies: 226
Views: 27419

Re: opinion; old German milling machine

Please. It doesn't make sense now and it shouldn't .
by spro
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: New purchase!
Replies: 3
Views: 926

Re: New purchase!

Thanks for the pics. I will try to return the favor. oooooh it never happened.
by spro
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: New purchase!
Replies: 3
Views: 926

Re: New purchase!

Yes it is heavy concentration around the cutting tool. A person doesn't usually have that stability with a vertical head. It would be cool though. To have Two. Especially with a round ram, the vertical head may sit off a tad. That is while heavy business happens. Then the head is tuned into angles o...
by spro
Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: opinion; old German milling machine
Replies: 226
Views: 27419

Re: opinion; old German milling machine

How about thick Plexiglas? There is so much to see !