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Old Apr 08, 2010, 11:20 PM
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Nice mill Pops.
What is it?
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Old Apr 09, 2010, 06:40 AM
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Cap! It's been a while. I PM'd you to catch up on what you have been up too.


Millertime, it is the Sherline mill. It, and the Sherline lathe come in handy to make shavings out of expensive stock.


Speaking of #25. I think I absorbed too much of it while designing the truss. I'm back on the drawing board to increase the lattice work between the main chords.
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Old Apr 09, 2010, 05:30 PM
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Just dragging my tail around. I have been "thinking" ha. Cap
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Old Apr 10, 2010, 01:20 PM
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Hi there. Look's like a cool project you have started. How big is this crane going to be as that bit of lattice boom look's big.

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Old Apr 10, 2010, 05:33 PM
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cos918, That is not going to be the boom. It is the truss that holds all the barge segments together and will be part of the superstructure.
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Old Apr 10, 2010, 06:11 PM
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Looking good Clay !!

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Old Apr 10, 2010, 07:11 PM
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cos918, That is not going to be the boom. It is the truss that holds all the barge segments together and will be part of the superstructure.
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Old Apr 10, 2010, 11:01 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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Looks good Pops, and Thank You for the info.
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Old Apr 11, 2010, 02:17 AM
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man. i would love to have that ordinance sitting beside the box. is that a 500pounder?
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Old Apr 11, 2010, 07:02 AM
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Pops, You ought to start advertising your lifting services now, you'll have some good jobs lined up by the time you are finished! That bomb would make a good project ender, if you get tired of a build just toss your bomb on it, I'm glad that the O'Bannon did not end that way. Cap
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Old Apr 11, 2010, 09:10 AM
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Yes, it's a 500# Practice bomb. And, yes Cap it would be a way to rid myself of the many "prototypes."
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Old Apr 12, 2010, 12:58 AM
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Very cool, Pops!
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Old Apr 12, 2010, 06:39 AM
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Thanks Kmot.

On vacation this week but the Grandson is on his way here, so I won't be working on this project, after this morning, for a little while.
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Old Apr 12, 2010, 11:43 AM
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blimey pops, thats a big project what you gonna push it with ?
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