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4 years 32 weeks ago, 3:59 PM

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I'm talking about bigger power tools as opposed to hand tools, like lathes, etc. Do y'all have a wish list of what you'd want and couldn't do without?

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 4:10 PM

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I would think

that a dremmel would be a necessity, maybe a drill press and a Bridgeport mill.

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 5:14 PM

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several BFHs

of assorted weights,a bridgeport mill.

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 7:56 PM

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tools

of course I am spoiled in this dept.I have access to a lathe,a mill,a drill press,a bench grinder with a wire wheel on one side,a sandblast cabinet,a TIG welder,oxy/acy torches,a barrel vise,bench vise,bluing equipment,and all small tools both for meyal work and repair and wood working tools as well.

4 years 32 weeks ago, 10:30 AM

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Let's not

forget a 25 ton overhead crane.

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4 years 31 weeks ago, 4:32 PM

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Tools

Lets see I would, Have a 24-Piece Router Bit set, a Woodworking table. what do you guy's think about that I dont have much time now a day's.

4 years 31 weeks ago, 4:50 PM

Anonymous

WTF

you gonna use a router for in gunsmithing?

4 years 31 weeks ago, 5:22 PM

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Maybe for stock making?

4 years 31 weeks ago, 5:40 PM

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you dont use a router for stock making.Kinda like drinkin' whiskey from the bottle while sitting in church.ya just dont do it.

4 years 31 weeks ago, 5:43 PM

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it was just a thought I dint konw jack about gunsmithing can ya tell? LOL BTW you get my pm's?

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