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    Thanks, Jackie! Much appreciated. I cracked it...

    Thanks, Jackie! Much appreciated. I cracked it open. No goblins and smells normal. Fingers crossed!
    Definitely curious if your drum is as old as mine - doubtful but ya never know!
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    Transultex H still good?

    Hi Gents!

    Question... I was rummaging around my shop and came across a factory sealed 5 gallon pail of Transultex H - one of my all time favorite cutting fluids for stainless. Needless to say I...
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    Let me add a little more icing to this cake :) ...

    Let me add a little more icing to this cake :)

    To the best of my knowledge, no one else uses the tools in quite the same way I just started using them... but this method can true an action...
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    Okey Dokey! Still interesting to know he uses...

    Okey Dokey! Still interesting to know he uses one of thier models :) Thanks for the infor, Butch!
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    That's funny - I have a South Bend 9" 'C' 4 1/2'...

    That's funny - I have a South Bend 9" 'C' 4 1/2' in great shape, and I'm still looking for a 2nd owner :)
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    Butch, are we talking about THE Dwight Scott? ...

    Butch, are we talking about THE Dwight Scott? The same man that does Tony Boyer's chambering? I'd love to know if he does those barrels on the Super 11 Emco!

    It's an exceptional lathe, to be...
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    Not to pick on the man - I've seen Mr Spencer's...

    Not to pick on the man - I've seen Mr Spencer's work first hand and it's top shelf all the way! But the statement is still there on his web page in black and white....

    "We guarantee the runout of...
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    Quick Lathe survey...

    Just curious what lathes are most prevelant among the smiths on this board...

    I use an Emco Super 11 CD that I've had for 8 years, and wouldn't trade for gold!

    I imagine there are quite a few...
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    I have a 5 gallon drum sitting in my shop right...

    I have a 5 gallon drum sitting in my shop right now... so, yes - it comes in smaller amounts - you just have to hunt for it :)
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    ...and that's exactly my point, Butch! You just...

    ...and that's exactly my point, Butch! You just said it better than I did :)
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    I agree it doesn't take THAT long to indicate to...

    I agree it doesn't take THAT long to indicate to 2 tenths, and I'll always do a job as accurately as possible - this is not a field for cutting corners. That being said, it really would take a large...
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    I don't us MobilMet, but I'll give you a tip for...

    I don't us MobilMet, but I'll give you a tip for cutting fluid I really like...

    Transultex H - Ron Hoehn turned me on to this stuff many moons ago, and I love it! - I put a link to the...
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    I would second that. I've used JGS, PT&G, and...

    I would second that. I've used JGS, PT&G, and Clymer, and all seem to be precision products. Whether or not some of these guys still grind is open for debate - personally I'd be surprised if they...
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    Chamber runout - excessive accuracy?

    I've often wondered - so now I'll ask your thoughts...

    I set up and machine meticulously enough so that my chamber has no more than 2 tenths runout when done. I am told Clay Spencer guarantees...
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    My beloved Super 11CD has a few degrees of...

    My beloved Super 11CD has a few degrees of backlash in the carriage, and it's as good as new. All of the SouthBend lathes I have used also have a little play in the carriage wheel. Come to think of...
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    Don - I haven't seen Dave's tools like this yet -...

    Don - I haven't seen Dave's tools like this yet - didn't know he was making something similar! I use his floating reamer holder, and it's a great little tool, so I suspect his reamers are as well :)
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    I machine all my Rem 700's to .705" ID, using...

    I machine all my Rem 700's to .705" ID, using Gre-Tan's reamer. Dave has been making some pretty nice bolts, ground to whatever diameter you wish... I just ordered one from him, and I'll put up a...
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    Dave Kiff's AMAZING Rem 700 Action Truing tool!

    I had to share this one... maybe some of you have seen it, but everyone I have talked to hasn't..

    Dave Kiff of Pacific Tool & Guage has come up with a tool he calls Gen 2. It's a precision ground...
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    Leupold BR Adjustable Objective - confused :(

    Hey guys!

    A quick question... I dusted off my old Leupold BR 36X-D scope and I can't for the life of me remember how to set the adjustable objective..

    On the scope body it has marks from 50 yds...
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    they are all over the internet - just do a search...

    they are all over the internet - just do a search on sherline lathe. All I could send you pics of is properly turned case necks, trued shellholders, etc.... nothing interesting - just very uselful.
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    I've got a Sherline with a few attachments and...

    I've got a Sherline with a few attachments and it's been a great little lathe. I can carry it around easy (about 25 punds) and cut true on it. It's held up well over the past 5 years, and I have no...
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    Jackie, I've read many of your posts - and you...

    Jackie,

    I've read many of your posts - and you always seem to have something sage to say :)

    I agree wholeheartedly with your response, and share your frustration - soon enogh they will be...
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    Highest quality chuck?

    Well I thought I knew it all :)

    I posted a note today about Buck having a big sale on their chucks, only to find out that they are (possibly) being built in Asia now! I own a few older Buck...
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    Great Deal on Chucks!

    I was motoring around the internet today and noticed that Buck is selling their ATSC 3 and 6 jaw self-centering chucks for 50% off right now!
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    You will likely get a lot of responses - as this...

    You will likely get a lot of responses - as this is a topic of much debate ;)

    There are many 'right' ways of going about this - but here's mine.

    Things you will need: (you can find most of...
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