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    04-19-2015, 04:23 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread Lathe gears - how loose ? in General
    I use motorcycle chain lube from a spray can, applied with the gears running slowly. It has a solvent that allows it to wick then evaporates right...
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    03-07-2015, 05:46 PM
    Peter. replied to a thread Rubber tracks for Robots in General
    Timing-belt type tracks will come off when you turn. You need a design such as used by the Brokk demolition robot, which uses a toothed wheel at the...
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    03-04-2015, 04:15 AM
    Scraping? What's that? Is it something you do if you have the toaster set too high? Nah, we don't do any of that scraping malarkey round here...
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    02-22-2015, 12:24 PM
    I had to take a wire saw cutting machine to Jersey to cut out some concrete obstacle below water. The divers took the machine down and assembled it...
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    02-19-2015, 05:06 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread cable attachment in General
    If you're going to use the nut as a bearing block it will wear fast and cause a lot of drag. I suggest making a plastic or bronze nut and not using...
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    02-01-2015, 05:22 AM
    Peter. replied to a thread Volumetric concrete mixers in General
    We have concrete delivered in this type of wagon and the unit fully loaded weighs about 45 tons.
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    01-30-2015, 08:08 PM
    I particularly like the chapter on: • Hydrogen embitterment :D :D :D
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Hobby machinist, partly for enjoyment - mostly from necessity.
Kent, U.K.


Peter - novice home machinist, modern motorcycle enthusiast.

Denford Viceroy 280 Synchro (11 x 24)
Herbert 0V adapted to R8 by 'Sir John'.
Monarch 10EE 1942


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