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  • Nice work on the long distance repair kit.---Meltedmetal
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  • Meltedmetal
    replied to vertical band saw 1
    Hey, you talkin' bout me!
    2 of my hack saws were converted from line shaft drives. One of them was purchased new by my father around 1936. Those 2 will only do straight cuts. The other is a Racine that will do angle cuts, has a hydraulic power feed and stops the saw at the end of the cut and...
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  • Meltedmetal
    replied to vertical band saw 1
    So the blade mounts/holders don't hit the piece you are cutting when the piece is something wider. I have 3 power hack saws and still use them to some degree. They all could use some TLC to get them to cut straighter. Maybe one day I'll get to that. IIRC some power hack saws will adjust the stroke as...
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  • Meltedmetal
    replied to Brake drums from big trucks
    Just a suggestion. There is no rule, except maybe in Feng Shui, that you need to mount your tool in the center of the drum. You could offset it closer to one side. Yes it will tip easier in that direction but things like a grinder would have the long side of the foot behind them in the direction you...
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