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  1. Zapins replied to the thread Buy a house?.

    Just bought some straps/dolleys/come along and new hydraulic cylinder for my engine hoist. I think the original was a 3 ton cylinder,...

    Aug 12, 2020 at 2:12 PM
  2. Zapins replied to the thread Buy a house?.

    Haha yeah I was thinking about buying a trailer for less than 800. But my friend will be driving it down in his jeep and trailer. He...

    Aug 12, 2020 at 11:44 AM
  3. metallab posted a new thread.

    Prevent stainless steel picking up carbon ?

    When making SS castings usually made from ANSI 304 , 18/8 steel, self alloyed from mild steel (iron), elemental Nickel and elemental...

    Forum: Castings, finishing/ repair/ and patina's

    Aug 12, 2020 at 11:27 AM
  4. dtsh replied to the thread Buy a house?.

    So you say you've decided to buy a trailer, eh?

    Aug 12, 2020 at 10:10 AM
  5. Petee716 replied to the thread Sil-bronze Sink!.

    I dont want disqualify a nice wood. It warrants some reading though.

    Aug 12, 2020 at 9:52 AM
  6. Zapins replied to the thread Sil-bronze Sink!.

    Oh? Didn't know that about the walnut. I'll keep it in mind if I ever work with it again.

    Aug 12, 2020 at 9:49 AM
  7. Zapins attached a file to the thread Buying a milling machine?.

    I'll definitely keep my eye out for one. I should probably save up for a few months though since looking at my finances after buying the...

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  8. Al2O3 replied to the thread Bob Puhakka on Bifilm theory.

    I actually do have a tensile tester. We use it to test weld joints among other things. Sample prep isn't a trivial task and if not done...

    Aug 12, 2020 at 9:42 AM
  9. DavidF replied to the thread Bob Puhakka on Bifilm theory.

    Maybe I should have named the forum, "Doing the best with what we have foundry"

    Aug 12, 2020 at 6:01 AM
  10. Melterskelter replied to the thread Buying a milling machine?.

    I agree with Pete. With time on your side and living in the center of industry, a good one will pop up. The ideal situation would be...

    Aug 12, 2020 at 5:59 AM
  11. Petee716 replied to the thread Buying a milling machine?.

    Ha! We'll just see about that! Now that you've got your eyes open for one, one will come along. I came across a Clausing 8520 knee mill...

    Aug 12, 2020 at 5:03 AM
  12. Petee716 replied to the thread Sil-bronze Sink!.

    Wow, that's a lot of work! A skinned cat is a skinned cat. Good on you. Nice find on those anchor screws too. I wouldn't have the...

    Aug 12, 2020 at 4:44 AM
  13. Rotarysmp replied to the thread Sil-bronze Sink!.

    You are putting a lot of work into this. Great workmanship with a wide range of skills.

    Aug 12, 2020 at 3:51 AM
  14. JCSalomon liked Rotarysmp's post in the thread Minilathe Overhaul and Upgrades.

    This week I finally get some motion going... [MEDIA] MArk

    Aug 12, 2020 at 3:31 AM
  15. Quibriya Gulam replied to the thread Hi metal casters!.

    The one in London.

    Aug 12, 2020 at 3:09 AM
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