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George You know you're getting on when the equipment you farmed with is showing up as suburban lawn ornaments.
Meade LX850 12" C 8SE Meade ETX 90
Quote:DON'T use jb weld until a pro says its hopeless. there are probably stronger epoxies out there anyway.
Quote:look at how the part is being mechanically loaded.
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Quote:My father was a boilermaker and high pressure welder for the AT&SF RR. I've been welding and cutting since I was 10. That's over 50 years of breathing welder smoke and dodging hot slag. The part is toast.
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AP 130EDF-GT & AP Mach1
C14-XLT & AP 900GTO