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  • Baz's Avatar
    Today, 06:03 PM
    Why do people post video links without having the common courtesy to mention it is about a twat sticking a potato in a milling machine to save us...
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  • stefang's Avatar
    Today, 05:52 PM
    stefang replied to a thread LIP515 surface grinder in General
    The spindle is built quite rugged, more like a milling machine spindle, not a grinding spindle: It runs in two tapered (Timken) bearings and...
    2 replies | 26 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 05:25 PM
    flylo replied to a thread LIP515 surface grinder in General
    Looks great! When I did the 32 machine buy last fall the son had the smallest surface grinder I ever saw & was going to keep it. His dad had 1 large...
    2 replies | 26 view(s)
  • iMisspell's Avatar
    Today, 05:24 PM
    iMisspell replied to a thread Out of balance chuck in General
    Do you have a VFD drive on the machine ? Every now and again i do alittle research about VFD drives (dont have one yet (never have) and still know...
    42 replies | 1821 view(s)
  • stefang's Avatar
    Today, 05:18 PM
    stefang started a thread LIP515 surface grinder in General
    Hey Folks, For the longest time I wanted to have a small surface grinder in the shop, for..you know..surface grinding stuff. Cleaning up vice...
    2 replies | 26 view(s)
  • MaxHeadRoom's Avatar
    Today, 05:10 PM
    The OP's question was specifically for Canadian purchases, so if purchasing from a US supplier P/P and brokerage has to be considered, Digikey offer...
    19 replies | 643 view(s)
  • Baz's Avatar
    Today, 05:06 PM
    Baz replied to a thread OT: Day trip to Switzerland in General
    Trouble with a view is the view can see you. That is the wind. I get a lot of tourists come by and say how nice the view is and I reply did you...
    9 replies | 213 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Today, 05:01 PM
    PStechPaul replied to a thread Material for band brake in General
    I found a band brake for a scooter that might work for a small tractor: ...
    14 replies | 665 view(s)
  • oddball racing's Avatar
    Today, 04:59 PM
    OMG, Forest. Three pictures of a beautiful place an hour from home. .....and three pictures, each of beautiful scenery too! Does your daughter shear...
    9 replies | 213 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Today, 04:46 PM
    You should name it Miss Piggy! If the turret has five positions, you could sing the nursery rhyme: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_Little_Piggy
    10 replies | 610 view(s)
  • DICKEYBIRD's Avatar
    Today, 04:34 PM
    DICKEYBIRD replied to a thread Home shop CNC lathe? in General
    I'm no expert & didn't stay at a Holiday In Express last night but I think the 5i25 goes inside your 'puter & the 7i25 is outside & connects by...
    119 replies | 5630 view(s)
  • PStechPaul's Avatar
    Today, 04:31 PM
    Mouser is my usual source, and they ship really fast using USPS priority mail for $6.95, and they also have an economy shipping option for $3.95 to...
    19 replies | 643 view(s)
  • Doc Nickel's Avatar
    Today, 04:15 PM
    Doc Nickel replied to a thread Home shop CNC lathe? in General
    -I really wish I knew what all of that meant. :) Please keep in mind I'm brand new to all of this. I've been a manual machinist for a good long...
    119 replies | 5630 view(s)
  • gzig5's Avatar
    Today, 04:05 PM
    gzig5 replied to a thread OT: Day trip to Switzerland in General
    Brings back good memories. I lived in Neuchatel for a year in 1991 when I started with a Swiss company. Took many day/weekend trips to the Thun and...
    9 replies | 213 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 03:40 PM
    flylo replied to a thread OT: Day trip to Switzerland in General
    I have a French Citroen engine converted to an aircraft engine with a geared prop drive & have a tiny Mitsubishi turbo to go on to push it from 45 to...
    9 replies | 213 view(s)
  • old mart's Avatar
    Today, 03:34 PM
    Do try lifting a proof load under controlled conditions to ensure the crane is safe to use.
    9 replies | 790 view(s)
  • old mart's Avatar
    Today, 03:30 PM
    old mart replied to a thread Square or Acme Threads in General
    Shove some plastercine/playdough/modelling clay, whatever you call it into the threads to check the impression. In the USA, acme threaded blanks and...
    18 replies | 1081 view(s)
  • old mart's Avatar
    Today, 03:20 PM
    old mart replied to a thread Question for metalurgists in General
    Maybe lead solder could demonstrate some of those characteristics. Tinmans fine solder is 60% lead and 40% tin, it is the eutectic alloy, hardening...
    9 replies | 359 view(s)
  • Alistair Hosie's Avatar
    Today, 02:41 PM
    Beautiful scenery there wow it looks nearly as nice as Scotland. Schwartz Forest are you sure about the rack and pinion? It looks very much as...
    9 replies | 213 view(s)
  • Paul Alciatore's Avatar
    Today, 02:39 PM
    No one asked about prices. DigiKey is good for having almost everything and their web site is an example of what a sales site should be. But I find I...
    19 replies | 643 view(s)
  • dodgebros's Avatar
    Today, 02:35 PM
    Ok, after much foot work I finally decided to use Ace Hardware farm implement paint. As someone suggested the Ford Gray is close in matching and I...
    16 replies | 711 view(s)
  • boslab's Avatar
    Today, 02:29 PM
    boslab replied to a thread OT: Day trip to Switzerland in General
    The first job I ever had was for what was the Swiss Aluminium Co, aka akususse, it where I met the other half, I was quite young, just out of school,...
    9 replies | 213 view(s)
  • boslab's Avatar
    Today, 02:23 PM
    I like Stephens videos myself, watched the chamfering machine earlier, nice Different style, each has its own, some have good content but I just...
    29 replies | 1402 view(s)
  • flylo's Avatar
    Today, 02:19 PM
    flylo replied to a thread OT: Day trip to Switzerland in General
    Change your name to Rich & start packing:rolleyes: See life is so easy & I agree what a great place!
    9 replies | 213 view(s)
  • Norman Bain's Avatar
    Today, 02:14 PM
    In moment of lustful weakness I bid on a Bridgeport Interact 4 Series 2 CNC milling machine and now own said beast. These two pictures are from...
    0 replies | 62 view(s)
  • Mcgyver's Avatar
    Today, 02:12 PM
    If rich, Switzerland is where I'd want to live, I don't know of better place. One of my kids did her last year of high school there, its a...
    9 replies | 213 view(s)
  • boslab's Avatar
    Today, 02:10 PM
    boslab replied to a thread OT: Day trip to Switzerland in General
    Beautiful place, the cows look calm and happy. The mountains are somthing else, breathtaking. Mark
    9 replies | 213 view(s)
  • Tony's Avatar
    Today, 02:09 PM
    Personally I agree. I think part of the 'problem' is that youtube rewards that kind of behaviour. If you get 100 views on your 1 hr video, you...
    29 replies | 1402 view(s)
  • MaxHeadRoom's Avatar
    Today, 02:01 PM
    DigiKey also have some free online schematic and block diagramming tools for designing and sharing electronic circuit diagram produce a BOM from...
    19 replies | 643 view(s)
  • stefang's Avatar
    Today, 01:39 PM
    Of course I am interested - And I have my own oppinion in what I like. I prefer heavily edited videos where all the fluff is taken out. I dont want...
    29 replies | 1402 view(s)
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