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First Tattoo

Thinking of getting a Tattoo for my birthday.  I am a bit old for a first Tattoo.  I do not know anyone my age that has a Tattoo, so in some ways it seems a bit odd. I am not … Continue reading

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Arduino & MC-60 Motor Controller

I am trying to figure out how I can use an Arduino to run an MC-60 Motor Controller. Lets backup  a little and describe how I got here. I own a Mikron 79 gear hob.  It arrived without a motor. … Continue reading

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Teardrop Rental: Oregon

So my questions is, where in Oregon can I rent a Tear Drop Trailer? Well, I found a place in Pennsylvania that rents them…

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Teardrop Trailer: Manufacturers

Manufacturer Websites These are all the manufacturers and models I can find that meet my minimum specs (on first glance).  My demand for a queen sized mattress seems to eliminate many models and manufacturers. American Teardrop, Auburn CA Merlin 5×9 … Continue reading

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Teardrop Trailer: Requirements

So, I am thinking about getting a teardrop trailer. I think it would be a good idea to start with the requirements. Dry Weight: 1200lbs max. Loaded Weight: 1900lbs max. Tongue Weight: 200lbs max. Bed size: Queen, 60″x80″ or 5’x6’8″ … Continue reading

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Rockwell 21-120 V-Belt Search

In order to restore my Rockwell Horizontal Milling Machine I will need to get a motor mount, motor, pulley and another v-belt. Here is what I can find out about the v-belt. The Mill manual shows this as: Cat. #49-084. Fortunately … Continue reading

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New Mill: Rockwell Horizontal Milling Machine 21-120.

This week I managed to locate and purchase a new milling machine.  A Rockwell International 21-120. This will take some work to bring back to life.  It is missing the motor, mount, arbor arm support and all tooling.  A previous … Continue reading

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