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Old 05-18-2007, 10:48 PM
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Default And another new toy...

The dearest wife of my ran up to HF and picked this up today while I was drilling cutting and welding...

I need it for a couple of pending jobs in the shop.
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Old 05-18-2007, 10:51 PM
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Here is the Link. It was on sale for $329.99, I found that out when I call the store (Aurora, IL) and checked on stock.
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Old 05-18-2007, 11:20 PM
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Shade now is that a earl father's day present or added to the job price.Nah it was a belated mother's day present .Let us know how well it does.I keep looking at that and a 48" brake.
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Old 05-19-2007, 04:06 AM
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Ron, Just curious, what will be it's primary use, bend, roll, or cut?
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Old 05-19-2007, 05:34 AM
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Your wife went and got that? She is a treasure and very understanding.
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Old 05-19-2007, 05:46 AM
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Your wife went and got that? She is a treasure and very understanding.
Yes she is. And in oh so many ways. After I asked to drive and get that, she came back with and I guess you will be needing the new bandsaw too. I nodded. I got a couple of big jobs coming up.

Right now rolling and brake work.
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Old 05-19-2007, 03:39 PM
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Well well well the Chi-com crap never fails to amaze me. While testing some material for setting up the first job I break a bearing. Well if you wanna call it a bearing. It was real soft like softer than lead?!?

Oh well make a new bearing....










(you think it's really gonna be that easy.... )
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Old 05-19-2007, 03:42 PM
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1) Machine new bearing.
2) Reassemble the machine
3) Put the peice back in the slip rolls and form.
4) Oh sh!t....
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Old 05-19-2007, 03:45 PM
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5) Ok machine a second bearing to match the other one so I don't go rolling cones all the time
6) Reassemble the machine.
7) plasma out an other blank
8) success...
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Old 05-19-2007, 03:47 PM
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Congrats on the new tool... I think. Are you going to be able to fix/build/replace all of the weak parts to the point where you feel comfy asking the tool to do what it's advertized to do?
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