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Old 08-15-2019, 08:25 PM
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Wink Night of 1000 Cuts! (NOT Lingchi!)

Night of 1000 Cuts! (NOT Lingchi! )

Well actually, only around 750. And began around 11am when the truck dropped off the stock. Turned off the lights at 3am...

Old Delta 36-070 10" saw using 8" 18T "surplus" Milwaukee carbide blades of which I have many dozens. Lose a tooth here and there. I usually stretch them until 4-5 teeth are gone. Usually go through 1 blade a session.

You can see the adjustable stop I made. Also has a "clamp" to hold the ends of small parts. It will cut slivers if I need it to. The one shown is about 3/32" thick, 2x1x1/8 channel from cutting a slightly over length piece. The saw HAS cut thinner.

You can also see the repurposed dot-matrix printer cover I use as a chip stop. Generated about 5 pounds of cuttings--should I save it?

Al stock is a mixture of 6061 and 6063. Flats, rods, channels, angles and tubes (sq & round). About $800 sitting there...

That ol' saw has been chugging along for 18 years or so. 10s of 1000s of linear feet of stock. Around 5000rpm so safety gear in use! I have 2 other working Deltas for backup: one exactly like this one and one slight newer with tilt but the motor is the same. Probably time to treat this one to a new set of brushes, maybe a new switch although I DO have an additional spare motor and parts.
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:09 PM
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Old 08-16-2019, 11:15 AM
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I will venture a guess “MC Cutters”.


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Old 08-16-2019, 07:30 PM
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"Leetle Pieces"
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Old 08-16-2019, 09:01 PM
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MC Cable Cutter & Pigtailer The inventor, my late FIL, named it. It is what it does...
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MC Cable Cutter & Pigtailer The inventor, my late FIL, named it. It is what it does...
That's pretty dam slick there! mccutter, very nice idea...
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Old 08-16-2019, 10:18 PM
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Well, well. I recognize your forum handle now.
Had now idea they called it a whip, I always called it a pain in the ass to deal with- armored cable.
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