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    I agree, keep it coming!

    I agree, keep it coming!
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    Steve, Thanks for the great write ups and...

    Steve,
    Thanks for the great write ups and pictures, I am learning quite a bit. I have been gone a week or so and have not been able to post.
    I know it is kind of late in the game, but what kind...
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    Whoa, whoa you are very correct Peter on pointing...

    Whoa, whoa you are very correct Peter on pointing that out, I wasn't by any means even thinking nor implying anything about Steve while making that statement. Now Steve was able to program the...
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    Steve, Thanks for answering my questions, but...

    Steve,
    Thanks for answering my questions, but the thing is, one should really be a machinist before he learns how to program the CNC machines. I guess it boils down to what you are machining and...
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    Boy, I had no idea on that fixture. I have a few...

    Boy, I had no idea on that fixture. I have a few questions if you do not mind? Did your Fadal have a Fanuc control? What cam program were you using? Did you give each piece it's own work coordinates...
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    Steve, The pros are very talented people, I...

    Steve,
    The pros are very talented people, I cannot believe the tolerances they can hold while hand scraping the ways. They always did our carriages, compounds and tailstocks as well. I never really...
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    Flywheels for my vote.

    Flywheels for my vote.
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    Bob, Sorry to hear about the loss of your...

    Bob,
    Sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved pet, they have such a short life span while Napoleon's Tortoise is still living on Napoleon's exiled island.
    Great looking jigs by the way. Have...
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    Steve, Thanks for taking the time to share your...

    Steve,
    Thanks for taking the time to share your progress, I really enjoy reading them. Great looking shop mate as well. I have a jet black cat that thinks she's a dog that always watches me do...
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    Steve, This quote was solely made about me,...

    Steve,
    This quote was solely made about me, not anyone else. I should have clarified that more clearly.
    Now about the fine work you are now doing, I would have never thought about using...
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    Yes,very cool. The 2nd one is for the rear rigid...

    Yes,very cool. The 2nd one is for the rear rigid frame casting, the last one is for the front lower frame casting and the first one still illudes me.
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    Just a mindless thought here because I am almost...

    Just a mindless thought here because I am almost sure you will not have enough meat for a 1\2" tap. If you do have enough meat for a half inch tap, a steak pocket can be used.
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    Steve, I agree on the crossed eyed work on...

    Steve,
    I agree on the crossed eyed work on figuring them out, I missed where you had already called out the number 3. So I am the goof on that one and I am still at a loss.

    In your current...
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    To me, there looks to be 3 different fixtures,...

    To me, there looks to be 3 different fixtures, not jigs, a jig guides a tool. Now there may be jigs attached to fixtures, for example, a drill hole jig.
    With that being said, the pieces being...
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    Steve, I know the comment I made about the...

    Steve,
    I know the comment I made about the wheel dressing was trivial in your situation. As an ex, full time tool and die guy, processes like that stick in my head and sometimes I wonder if other...
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    Steve, That was some very smart thinking, on...

    Steve,
    That was some very smart thinking, on your part, to grind them that way.
    I know you are working in thousandths, but just a quick question, did you turn off your wheel after dressing it?...
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    I have seen two styles of seals on my 1969, 3...

    I have seen two styles of seals on my 1969, 3 rockers had hard plastic Teflon style seals and one rocker had a rubber o-ring. Now my 77 has all o-rings.
    I did really understand how the hard Teflon...
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