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    1. SITE RULES & POLICIES (Please Read The Rules BEFORE You Register!)

      Please read the rules and policies of this site! You agree to follow these rules when you register. We do enforce these rules rather closely.
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    1. A BEGINNER'S FORUM (Learn How To Machine Here!)

      This forum is for beginners and newbies to learn the skills they need to begin in hobby-machining. Do not be afraid to ask anything you want to know in here.
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    2. ANTIQUE & VINTAGE MACHINERY

      Discuss any issues dealing with antique or vintage machines or other types of machines not covered by the other forums.
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    3. CNC IN THE HOME SHOP

      If you have or want CNC in your home shop, this is the forum for you!
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    4. CONVERTING A MACHINE TO CNC

      For discussions of converting manual machines to computer numeric control (CNC)
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    5. DRAWING, LAYOUT & CAD

      Discuss the layout and design of projects in this forum.
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    6. DRILL PRESSES & SHOP PRESSES

      Discuss issues relating to drill presses and shop presses in this forum.
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    7. HORIZONTAL SAWS & BANDSAWS

      We all have a horizontal saw (4x6) or band saw in our shops. Here is the place to discuss these tools.
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    8. ELECTRICAL ISSUES - POWER YOUR MACHINES & SHOP

      This is our electrical section for discussions of power options for your machines & home shop.
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    9. MACHINE ACCESSORIES (Tables, Vises, Indexers)

      Ask about rotary tables, dividing heads, indexers, vises and the like in this forum.
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      Latest: Info Needed About Phase Ii Rotary Table ycroosh, Jun 24, 2016 at 1:40 AM
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    10. MACHINE RESTORATION & WAY SCRAPING

      Learn methods of restoring a machine to new or better performance through precision scraping of ways in this forum!
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      Latest: Way Repairs To A Large Mill Str8jacket, Jun 24, 2016 at 7:01 PM
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    11. METROLOGY - MEASURE, SETUP & FIT

      Metrology is the science of measurement. This forum is for discussions of using measuring tools, measuring projects, setting up work and machines.
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    12. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (Get Help Fast Here!)

      An open question and answer format for ALL issues that have to do with hobby machining. For questions on specific makes of machines, please go to the machine forum.
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      Latest: 4x6 Horizontal Bandsaw Recommendations umahunter, Jun 24, 2016 at 7:32 PM
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    13. MINI-LATHE & MINI-MILL INFORMATION

      Whether it is a 7x10, 9x12, or 11x26, discuss any issues on mini-lathes and mini-mill counterparts in this forum.
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    14. SAFETY ISSUES & EQUIPMENT

      Safety is important in the shop. Please use this sub-forum to discuss safety and safety devices required in the shop.
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    15. TOOL GRINDERS & SURFACE GRINDERS

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      Latest: Snap-on Blue-point A-100 Grinder jjtgrinder, Jun 23, 2016 at 8:02 PM
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    16. TOOL JUNKIES - TOOLS & TOOLING (Love Tools? This Is Your Forum)

      Do you live to buy tools? Then this is your forum!
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    17. WATCHMAKER'S & CLOCKMAKER'S LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with watch & clockmaker's machines in this forum.
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  2. SPECIFIC MANUFACTURERS (Alphabetized)

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    1. ACER LATHES

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    2. ADCOCK-SHIPLEY MILLS

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    3. ATLAS, CRAFTSMAN & AA

      Discuss any issues dealing with Atlas & Atlas-Clausing lathes, drill presses, mills, etc. in this forum.
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    4. AMERICAN MACHINE & TOOL CO.

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    5. AMERICAN TOOL WORKS

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    6. BAILEIGH INDUSTRIAL

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    7. BALDOR ELECTRIC CO.

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    8. BENCHMASTER MFG. CO.

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    9. BOLEY, MOORE, DERBYSHIRE, LEVIN, MOSELY, AMERICAN WATCH, BERGEON

      Watchmaker's Lathes
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    10. BOLTON LATHES

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    11. BOYAR-SCHULTZ CORP.

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    12. BOXFORD, MYFORD, DENFORD VICEROY, EMCO & UNIMAT MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Boxford, Denford, Myford, Enco & Unimat machines in this forum.
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    13. BRIDGEPORT MACHINES INC. & B'PORT CLONES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Bridgeport and B'port Clones in this forum.
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    14. BROWN & SHARPE MFG. CO.

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    15. BURGMASTER CORP.

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    16. BURKE-US MACHINE TOOL & BARKER MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Burke-US Machine Tool & Barker machines in this forum.
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    17. CINCINNATI LATHE & TOOL CO.

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    18. CUMMINS & LATHEMASTER MINI LATHES

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    19. CINCINNATI MILLING MACHINE HEAVY IRON

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    20. CHARTER OAK AUTOMATION & LITTLE MACHINE SHOP PRODUCTS

      This is the place to discuss any issues with Charter Oak CNC Mills & Little Machine Shop machines.
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    21. CLAUSING-COLCHESTER & LEBLOND

      Discuss any issues dealing with Clausing and Leblond machines in this forum.
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    22. CRAFTSMAN LATHES, DRILL PRESSES ETC.

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    23. DAEWOO / DOOSAN MACHINES

      Discuss Daewoo/Doosan Machines Here!
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    24. DALTON & RIVETT LATHES

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    25. DECKEL AND DECKEL TYPE MILLS

      Dismiss Deckel and Deckel-type Mills Here!
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    26. DIAMOND MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    27. DOALL SAWS

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    28. DUMORE CO.

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    29. ENCO & RONG FU IMPORTS

      Discuss any issues dealing with JET, ENCO & RONG FU machines in this forum.
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    30. GORTON MACHINE CORPORATION

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    31. GRAZIANO LATHES

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    32. GRIZZLY INDUSTRIAL INC.

      Discuss any issues dealing with Grizzly Industrial machines in this forum.
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      Latest: Why Is G602 More Popular Than 9972? Whyemier, Jun 22, 2016 at 6:52 PM
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    33. HARDINGE LATHES & MILLING MACHINES

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    34. HENDEY MACHINE CO.

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    35. HERCUS LATHES

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    36. HOMIER & MICRO-MARK MINI LATHES

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    37. HAAS AUTOMATION

      Discuss Haas Lathes Here!
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    38. HARBOR FREIGHT, CENTRAL MACHINERY & BUSY BEE

      Discuss any issues dealing with Harbor Freight, Central Machinery, and Busy Bee machines in this forum.
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      Latest: Qctp For The Hf 12x37 Charles Spencer, Jun 16, 2016
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    39. HYUNDAI KIA

      Discuss Hyundai Kia Machines Here!
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    40. JET LATHES, MILLS, SAWS, ETC.

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    41. JOHANNSON MILLS

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    42. K.O. LEE GRINDERS

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    43. MAKINO CNC MACHINES

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    44. MONARCH MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    45. KEARNEY AND TRECKER

      Discuss Kearney and Trecker machinery here
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    46. LAGUN MILLS & LATHES

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    47. R.K. LEBLOND MACHINE TOOL CO.

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    48. LINLEY BROTHERS JIG BORERS

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    49. LITTLE MACHINE SHOP MANUAL & CNC

      Discuss Little Machine Shop CNC Machines Here!
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    50. LOGAN ENGINEERING CO. & LOGAN WARDS

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    51. MONARCH MACHINE TOOL CO.

      Discuss any issues dealing with Tormach, Monarch, and Standard-Modern machines in this forum.
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    52. NICHOLS MILLING MACHINES

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    53. MORI SEIKI LATHES & MILLS

      Discuss Mori Seiki Lathes & Mills Here!
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    54. OKUMA MACHINES

      Discuss Okuma Machines Here!
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    55. POWERMATIC MACHINE CO.

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    56. PRECISION-MATTHEWS

      Discuss any issues dealing with Precision-Matthew machines in this forum.
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      Latest: New Machine! jbolt, Jun 24, 2016 at 6:43 PM
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    57. ROCKWELL & DELTA MANUFACTURING CO.

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    58. RUSNOK TOOL WORKS

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    60. SHARP LATHES & MILLS

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    61. SCHAUBLIN, MIKRON, POLAMCO, & MISAL

      Discuss any issues dealing with Schaublin, Deckel, Mikron, Smart & Brown, Polamco Misal and other similar European machines here
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    62. SHELDON LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Sheldon, Logan & Rockwell machines in this forum.
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    63. SHERLINE, TAIG, TITAN & SIEG MINI-MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Sherline, Taig & Sieg mini-machines in this forum.
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    65. SMART & BROWN

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    66. SMITHY, SHOPMASTER, GRIZZLY & OTHER 3-IN-1 MACHINES

      Combination Mill/Drill/Turn with these machines
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    67. SOUTH BEND LATHE WORKS

      Discuss any issues dealing with Southbend lathes, drill presses, mills, etc. in this forum.
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    68. STANDARD MODERN LATHES INC.

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    69. TORMACH CNC

      Discus Tormach Personal CNC Machines Here!
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    70. TOYODA CNC MACHINES

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    71. TORO MANUFACTURING CORP.

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    72. TREE TOOL AND DIE WORKS

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    73. TREE, SMART & BROWN, WELLS-INDEX & B&S MACHINES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Wells-Index, Tree, Rivett & B&S machines in this forum.
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    74. VAN NORMAN MILLS & LATHES

      Discuss any issues dealing with Van Norman & Cincinnati heavy iron in this forum.
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    76. WEILER LATHES

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    77. WELLS-INDEX CORP.

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    78. VARIOUS OTHER BRANDS OF MACHINERY

      Discuss any issues dealing with brands of machines not covered by the other forums.
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    1. CALL-A-FRIEND

      No, it isn't the million dollar answer. It's a list of people who are willing to have you call them on the telephone to get help with your machining problems. PLEASE DO NOT POST YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER. DO THIS IN PM TO THE PERSON WHO CONTACTS YOU!
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    2. CAN I BORROW A BOOK?

      A forum for loaning, selling and discussing your old machining-related books.
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    3. CAN YOU LOAN ME A TOOL?

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    4. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR HOBBY-MACHINISTS

      Want to work in the hobby as a professional? Check this forum for any employment opportunities.
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    5. HELP ME FIND SOMETHING

      Are you looking for a part for your machine? A particular accessory? Ask in this forum.
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    6. HOBBY SHOWS & OTHER EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

      Post hobby, machinery, crafts and other shows and related events in this forum.
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      Latest: Summer Bash 2016 Update! Bob Korves, May 31, 2016
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    7. MACHINE PICKUPS & RIGGERS AVAILABLE & NEEDED

      Request help or offer transport for picking up and/or moving machinery not local to you.
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    8. MENTORS & APPRENTICES -- SIGN UP HERE TO GIVE HELP OR RECEIVE HELP!

      H-M is all about HELPING OTHERS. If you are willing to MENTOR someone less experienced in your area, please sign up here!
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      Latest: Please read: Mentors-- sign up here! intjonmiller, Jun 23, 2016 at 1:27 PM
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    9. METALS EXCHANGE

      Want to exchange some brass for steel? Some steel for delrin? Do it here! NO SALES OR CASH HERE PLEASE! SALES ONLY IN THE CLASSIFIED SECTION PLEASE.
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    10. MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES

      Anything that doesn't fit into the above categories should be post here.
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    11. PLACE CRAIGSLIST ADS HERE

      Found a great deal on CRAIGSLIST? Please post it here!
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    12. PLACE EBAY ADS HERE

      Place EBAY ads of interest to hobby-machinists in this forum!
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    13. PLACE MANUFACTURER LISTINGS HERE

      Place your company's listing, name, address, phone, and web page here for free so our members can find your services.
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    14. THE TRADING POST

      This is the place to TRADE machinery and tools you cannot use for ones you can, or give them away for Free. No sales in here please.
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    15. WEB DEALS, COUPONS & DISCOUNT CODES

      Visit this forum to save money on your purchases!
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    1. BOATS & WATER CRAFT

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