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Utica Bonney ratchet wrench parts - hopeless?

I broke one of the ratchet pawls inside my Utica Bonney 1/2" drive torque wrench just now.* I know Utica Bonney has been gone for close to 20 years. Does anyone have a stash of parts? I can make a new pawl, but would rather spend the time productively. The wrench is barely broken in, otherwise.

*As usual, the tire place over-tightened my lug nuts, and I was setting the torque back where it belongs. I was using my torque wrench to back off and then re-tighten the nuts, which was dumb in hindsight.

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Square a lathe bed - 2 collar test question

I moved my lathe. Prior to reading here about checking for the bed being square using the two collar test I used a Machinist level. After reading here it makes much more sense to use the two collar test. No tailstock and a chunk of round stock and cut accordingly. My problem is I don't have a piece of material that is a large diameter. Would a piece of heavy wall pipe suffice for this operation?

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Horse bit manufacturing - how do they do it?

So i've been missing in action for a while. Got a few more automation and PLC projects under my belt since my lasts posts. Great thanks to the automation section for the help.

I have also been focusing on quality of life and started to jump horses. Looking at some of the equipment, this company makes EXCEPTIONAL quality metal bits. What is the optimal setup for doing this on a large scale?

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Machine Tool Arbor Spacers

Anybody out there inventory arbor spacers in wacky thicknesses? I need four different spacers for a .875" shaft, ranging in thickness from under an inch to right around 1.250". But the exact widths aren't "nice" numbers (for example, 1.013).

I realize I have the following options, as well:
1) Make them myself (which I might end up doing)
2) Assemble a "set" of off-the-shelf spacers to equal the desired amount (however this is a production environment where changeover is key, so reducing parts helps maintain friendliness between us engineers and the tool crib guys).

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Machine Tool Arbor Spacers

Anybody out there inventory arbor spacers in wacky thicknesses? I need four different spacers for a .875" shaft, ranging in thickness from under an inch to right around 1.250". But the exact widths aren't "nice" numbers (for example, 1.013).

I realize I have the following options, as well:
1) Make them myself (which I might end up doing)
2) Assemble a "set" of off-the-shelf spacers to equal the desired amount (however this is a production environment where changeover is key, so reducing parts helps maintain friendliness between us engineers and the tool crib guys).

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thinking about a Tree J325 - pros, cons?

I'm looking at buying some "real" CNC capability. My current shop setup can't support a 10 HP spindle and toolchanger machine, from a space and electrical standpoint. So, I'm considering what can be done with a knee-mill type machine, and the Tree J325 looks like a decent candidate. I would like to get any feedback from users/owners of these machines, regarding the Dynapath 20 control, and issues that may be common problems with the machine overall. A few items that I think I know, comment welcome:
-can't do rigid tapping as originally sold by Tree(?)
-does have full 3D toolpath capability, and helical interpolation
-limited parts and service availability
-seems to have a greater range of spindle speed than most other knee-type machines (50-6K RPM)

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OT - Purpose of this stopcock and nozzle?

More curious than anything else -- what is this stopcock and nozzle originally intended for?

The stopcock has a standard 1/4" NPT male thread. It appears to be marked "NAT," with a "shield and S" logo, and what may be number 845 on one side. The tip has a brass threaded nozzle at the end of the chromed piece. That piece has a straight thread, with a sort of compression seal where it bottoms into the stopcock.

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BUSINESS ETIQUETTE - India

EXPECT TO GET PERSONAL

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MIND THE NAMES AND TITLES

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