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by pat1027
Thu Nov 04, 2004 12:49 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Collision course
Replies: 11
Views: 2595

Re: Collision course

Actually if you've never traveled outside the U.S. you may not appreciate the humor someone from the U.K. sees in it.
by pat1027
Tue Nov 02, 2004 12:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Collision course
Replies: 11
Views: 2595

Re: Collision course

Well now back home we don't put our lighthouses where the ships are. They go on rock and islands where they will be safely out of harms way.
by pat1027
Fri Oct 29, 2004 12:32 pm
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: Metal Chasers need
Replies: 10
Views: 2873

Re: Metal Chasers

Metal Chaser; "One who decorates metal by engraving or embossing." I've seen it used in the U.S. to refering to people working in foundries which produce sculpture. I assume to seperate them from the class of ordinary foundrymen. In eastern Europe it can refer to people producing bowls and trays fro...
by pat1027
Thu Oct 14, 2004 11:48 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Lathe Belt cut 3 time,still too short-Belt source?
Replies: 8
Views: 1703

Re: Lathe Belt cut 3 time,still too short-Belt source?

My 9"'s leather drive belt gave up while trying to hog on a stainless disk. The shim I had used to pull the belt up tighter didn't help. I got a composite belt with a pin splice at an industrial supply house in town. Trusty McMaster Carr has belts and splice materials, even leather.