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by JackF
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby
Replies: 126
Views: 30951

Re: The home shop machinist, health of the hobby

I "retired" at 57 after being laid off. :lol: Like RSG, I had a lot more time to fish when I was working than after I retired. :roll: Much of the "new" time was spent on things around the house and land that were neglected while I worked or fished. I am just now getting back to fly fishing and of co...
by JackF
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: Stevens Crack Shot
Replies: 6
Views: 6837

Re: Stevens Crack Shot

I have't found any prints for my Favorite for the making of missing parts so I ended up buying some of the needed parts from a local collector and then found a complete Favorite at a local auction and was the high bidder. Now I have it for the remainder of the missing parts. I have had the auction g...
by JackF
Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: German Mortar
Replies: 2
Views: 2002

Re: German Mortar

Very nice work indeed. :D :D

Jack.
by JackF
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: Speaker selection switch, and more than you wanted to know!
Replies: 30
Views: 6271

Re: Speaker selection switch, and more than you wanted to know!

Nyle, I too am a fan of pipe organ music. I inherited my dads' 70s vintage McIntosh equipment, 2100 power amp, C26 preamp and M78 FM tuner. Also his JBL 300 studio monitors. My dad used to love to demonstrate his outfit by playing Gus Farney(sp) at the Mighty Wurlitzer. I'm surprised the house never...
by JackF
Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: New guy with a new used mill lots of questions.
Replies: 21
Views: 3164

Re: New guy with a new used mill lots of questions.

If looking for a local mentor you should add your location, city, state to your info.

Jack.
by JackF
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Harbor Freight Blowout
Replies: 2
Views: 1324

Re: Harbor Freight Blowout

For me, eating a handful of dried apricots does the job. :shock: :wink: :lol:

Jack.
by JackF
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electric Arc Engraver
Replies: 8
Views: 1527

Re: Electric Arc Engraver

Have someone take a video when you do that test. :roll: :wink: :lol:


Jack.
by JackF
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: Patio's projects
Replies: 460
Views: 120705

Re: Patio's projects

Great job.

Jack
by JackF
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Needing accessories for KO Lee cutter grinder
Replies: 3
Views: 1554

Re: Needing accessories for KO Lee cutter grinder

FYI, I contacted him before I posted this for his permission to give you his phone #s, and he is still selling what he has.



Jack.
by JackF
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Needing accessories for KO Lee cutter grinder
Replies: 3
Views: 1554

Re: Needing accessories for KO Lee cutter grinder

Hi Skipd1, I know a fellow who worked at the K.O. Lee plant for years until it closed down. He got a lot of stuff from the plant when it closed. I bought some stuff from him and he is great to deal with. His name is Fritz Pigors and his #s are...Cell...605-216-8111, Home...605-395-6572.


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by JackF
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: Patio's projects
Replies: 460
Views: 120705

Re: Patio's projects

Thanks for the video Pat and nice work. I like the middle handle most. :) :wink:


Jack.
by JackF
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: Interesting guys on YouTube
Replies: 4
Views: 2270

Re: Interesting guys on YouTube

Did anyone see how they tied the cranks and cams together?