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Well, they typically contract with the seller to conduct the sale, for a percentage of the take, (the way it used to be) and then impose the "Buyer's Premium" on the buyers . . . a double dip.
Auctions now commonly impose a "Buyer's Premium" of 10%-15% (to the buyer) on the gavel price, thus taking a commission on both the buyer AND the seller. It might be 20% by now.
A few years ago I helped the family (all daughters) dispose of my long-time friend and mentor's extensive workshop. What an ordeal that was, but the girls received far more than they ever dreamed it would be worth, considering they almost accepted an offer of $500 to essentially "Clear all that junk...
March 10th . . . #576 pausing during its main rods-off tow across town to its final location for rebuilding. It spent most of the previous day on public display at Union Station Nashville. The information feed has gone relatively quiet for the moment as preparations for the major rebuild get going i...
- Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:59 am
- Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
- Topic: Sold - Myford Lever-Operated Collet Chuck and Collets
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A boxed set Myford #20/065 lever-operated collet chuck with 19 collets in the following diameters: (Hardinge) - 3/32", 1/8", 5/32", 3/16", 7/32", 9/32", 5/16", 11/32"(2), 3/8", 13/32", 7/16", 15/32", 1/2", 9/16", 19/32", 5/8". (No Name) - 1/16", 7/32", 1/4". This attachment is for Myford "7" series ...
The assertion that to emulsify with steam a steam oil must have tallow is incorrect. See Tristan's post above. And my experience with 460 (or thereabouts) oil is, like Bill, it's works just fine in both types of lubricators.
- Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:22 am
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Trains in Ireland? Priorities in London?
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For a 2-3 day stay you have a formidable list to visit. The Science Museum in Kensington has been shifting toward the "interpretive" model for some time . . . there's not nearly as much musty old stuff in glass cases as there once was, but enough to make a visit worthwhile.