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    Tool POS Tap Guide

    I am making so may typos these days.
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    Tool POS Tap Guide

    Lots of buttons and none of them labeled seems like the norm. But he we are guys (apologies to any female members) and even if they were labeled, reading instructions is anathema
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    Other Eron No.125 Bench Vise replacement jaws

    To buy new ones, I'm not sure. If you have no gear, probably someone here will help. What part of the country are you in? Anywhere near Toronto, I'll give you a hand
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    Other Eron No.125 Bench Vise replacement jaws

    Are you looking to make new jaws or buy some? Are you thinking of soft or hard?
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    Tool Tools to set angle on compound fairly accurately?

    I think this is the most important part of the discussion. Measuring lengths is so much easier and more reliable than measuring anything else, that it should always be the way to go. And the accuracy improves to an almost unlimited degree by measuring larger and larger triangles.
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    Annular cutter in Mill

    Some quick research into what trepanning means in metal work suggests that's probably true. Using the tool to scrape or cut at the edge of the hole. I'm not keen on any practical knowledge of this medical procedure, but if I need to cut a large hole, I have learned something new
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    Annular cutter in Mill

    There must be another meaning for trepanning. The only one I know is cutting holes in the head as an ancient medical procedure
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    vacuum switch/relay help

    A quick search on Amazon shows a whole bunch with different pressure ratings. This one needs power because it has a circuit of some kind. This kind is purely passive, but you can't adjust the pressure. It should be noted that all of these operate on a pressure difference using the ambient air...
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    vacuum switch/relay help

    The voltage rating indicates the quality of the insulation - how high the voltage can go before it starts arcing The amperage rating indicates the size of the conductors - how high the current can go before it starts melting For AC switches, there is another factor. The switch mechanism must...
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