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Old 02-23-2014   #21
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Thanks Paul, I'll dig right into it.
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Old 02-23-2014   #22
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Paul I get the feeling you are holding back about what you really think about the cost of the LP 3rd function switch

I have said it before and I'm sure I'll say it again "WOW". The total package from start to finish. The cover was the icing on the cake.

Very nice Sir. You are building a BX the way I knew the BX could be.
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Old 02-24-2014   #23
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Paul I get the feeling you are holding back about what you really think about the cost of the LP 3rd function switch

I have said it before and I'm sure I'll say it again "WOW". The total package from start to finish. The cover was the icing on the cake.

Very nice Sir. You are building a BX the way I knew the BX could be.
Thank you my friend. Oh ya. It rotted my socks to know they wanted almost $500. for that switch

Until people start to complain companies will continue to act this way and it's not fair the way it is now.

I really like the BX but I need to make it my own if you know what I mean.

Yesterday I put grease fittings in the grapple. Yup. It came with none

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyLtnt8Eqi4
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Old 02-25-2014   #24
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After watching the video Paul and your portion about the milling machine.......I think your Wifey would like you get this milling machine so she doesn't have that much to clean up
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Old 02-26-2014   #25
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Gotta say.........AWESOME work, great ideas, your workshop is also to die for.
Great videos and thanks so much for going to so much trouble to make it for us

But...your weather Im not so keen on
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Old 02-26-2014   #26
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Once again Paul - AWESOME...

One question about the switch box mount. You mentioned you were going to use 3 set screws. The finished product appears to have 2 screws. Did you find that it was very secure with 2 screws and eliminated the 3rd ?

Your work is so awesome I always try to pay attention to all your details...
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After watching the video Paul and your portion about the milling machine.......I think your Wifey would like you get this milling machine so she doesn't have that much to clean up
Man, I thought my Servo Micromill was small!
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After watching the video Paul and your portion about the milling machine.......I think your Wifey would like you get this milling machine so she doesn't have that much to clean up
Oh ya. Wifey wouldn't mind cleaning that one for sure . I'd like to own one like that. Very cool

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Gotta say.........AWESOME work, great ideas, your workshop is also to die for.
Great videos and thanks so much for going to so much trouble to make it for us

But...your weather Im not so keen on
Hey your welcome and thank YOU for watching them. I'm uploading a new video tonight. It's about adding a fuel filter assembly from a Grand L to a BX25-D. It's 65 minutes long
We got four loads of snow on the way for the next six days.


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Once again Paul - AWESOME...

One question about the switch box mount. You mentioned you were going to use 3 set screws. The finished product appears to have 2 screws. Did you find that it was very secure with 2 screws and eliminated the 3rd ?

Your work is so awesome I always try to pay attention to all your details...
Thanks Dan. Man you got a good eye. Yes my intentions was to put three set screws in the switch box but after putting in two of the I new it was enough and the third wasn't needed.
I appreciate your kind words. Thank you very much.

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It is small
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Yeah, not much good for hoggin', but that's what the V-mill is for. Did a lot of tiny, fine stuff with an identical one when I was in research; vacuum metal deposition masks in SS & Berylium Copper, (before photolith was around) wee little stainless u-joints, (for .020 shafting) & gas orifices***8230;***8230; drilled some 17-4PH stainless gas restricter orifices .013 diameter .400 deep, and some more .006 diameter .125 deep.
Think I've still got some of those drills bits in one of my tool boxes***8230;.
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Old 02-27-2014   #30
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Foot I aint got a clue what you just said but Im impressed, I think
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