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  1. Jake650 replied to the thread An introduction and question.

    Digression is welcomed. I’ll check them out.

    Jan 16, 2020 at 11:33 AM
  2. Jake650 liked Raymondo's post in the thread An introduction and question.

    Jake - sorry for the digression. Gary, just took a look at Butchered Classics and I like the style of bikes Dave Solomon is turning out....

    Jan 16, 2020 at 11:32 AM
  3. Jake650 replied to the thread An introduction and question.

    gggGary... Your complement truly humbles me. thank you...

    Jan 16, 2020 at 6:38 AM
  4. Jake650 liked 59Tebo's post in the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    "...Just use the CNC mill, it's easy..." Right. 3-1/2 weeks of programming later - nothing. :banghead: A couple hours with an angle...

    Jan 15, 2020 at 6:02 PM
  5. Jake650 liked Machine's post in the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    [ATTACH] Since I'm not doin much on the XS while working, here are some pics of these darn tiny features with very tight tolerances that...

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  6. Jake650 replied to the thread An introduction and question.

    Thanks gggGary and go for it. I really like to see what folks are doing machine wise. My formal machinist days ended years ago, but...

    Jan 15, 2020 at 5:35 PM
  7. Jake650 liked gggGary's post in the thread An introduction and question.

    I was going to show what I was doing on the mill today but um nevermind. Cool work there!

    Jan 15, 2020 at 5:08 PM
  8. Jake650 liked Jim's post in the thread An introduction and question.

    Nice work Jake!! You won't need the resistor unless using the light relay also? If you just want the starter relay, wire it like this......

    starter safety relay.png Jan 15, 2020 at 5:08 PM
  9. Jake650 attached a file to the thread An introduction and question.

    Little update from Ozark. Finished the stud puller. I forgot to add a pin that keeps the collet from rotating during tightening so I...

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  10. Jake650 liked kshansen's post in the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    Just hope the high school guidance counselors are better than those who "shafted me"! Kind of doubt some of those around here have...

    Jan 13, 2020 at 2:18 PM
  11. Jake650 liked fredintoon's post in the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    Hi Ken, Joe was the farm's junior cowman until the new boss heard that Joe couldn't read or write and fired him. So Joe started a little...

    Jan 13, 2020 at 2:17 PM
  12. Jake650 liked Mailman's post in the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    My high school counselor steered me into DECA ( distributive education clubs of America ) where students are taught about how business...

    Jan 12, 2020 at 5:10 PM
  13. Jake650 liked kshansen's post in the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    Well if we are telling metal shop class stories: We had a sheet metal sheer that you stomped on with your foot once you had the steel...

    Jan 12, 2020 at 5:09 PM
  14. Jake650 replied to the thread Painting Tins. No really....

    I'm a bit confused Fredugtoon. I thought Jim was going to go with early style oval tank badges. Either way I'm learning. :)

    Jan 12, 2020 at 5:09 AM
  15. Jake650 liked azman857's post in the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    During my jr high days, the boys did a semester of woodshop and a semester of either electronics, small engines, printing or machine...

    Jan 12, 2020 at 5:00 AM
  16. Jake650 liked Mailman's post in the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    Yeah, I don’t know, that was my metal shop class in high school. I learned to weld and use a torch in that class , and do sheet metal...

    Jan 11, 2020 at 9:09 PM
  17. Jake650 replied to the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    Ahhhh the good ole days. Don't know for sure, but I doubt they would even allow a lathe in shop class these days. Open moving parts...

    Jan 11, 2020 at 8:08 PM
  18. Jake650 liked Mailman's post in the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    Any of you lathe guys ever do anything like this? Back when I was in school , I took a metal shop class. I made a ball peen hammer on...

    Jan 11, 2020 at 8:04 PM
  19. Jake650 liked Beags64's post in the thread Is it my turn? Anything to do with lathes, mills and other shop tools.

    Nice little haul off Craig's today... [ATTACH] … pair of Eron (Japanese import) clones. 6" for the horizontal mill project, 4" should...

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