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    11-24-2014, 02:12 PM
    Stefan, Outstanding work. I really enjoy following your progress. I too like your work holding ring. Is that something that you purchased or just...
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    11-13-2014, 01:42 PM
    gbritnell replied to a thread sine milling table in General
    The radial surface trumps everything else. If the FF and T-slots were cut with the table horizontal and then showed the error at 45 degrees then by...
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    11-13-2014, 08:37 AM
    gbritnell replied to a thread sine milling table in General
    Hi Eddy, Actually the weight applied to the table is supported by the stack of blocks under the sine roll. On the larger table we used it had 2 sine...
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    11-13-2014, 08:31 AM
    gbritnell replied to a thread sine milling table in General
    The tilting table that is pictured is like the one I have, although an earlier version without the center radial supports. Mine is a 7 x 10 version....
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    11-12-2014, 11:35 PM
    gbritnell replied to a thread sine milling table in General
    Here's a quick Cad sketch to illustrate what I mean. The angle was set and then the arms were brought as close to parallel as possible and then...
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    11-12-2014, 08:31 AM
    gbritnell started a thread sine milling table in General
    This is probably or should I say surely for some of the old timers on the board. Back when I worked in the pattern shop for the Ford Motor Co. we had...
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    09-22-2014, 09:02 AM
    It's actually very hard to describe the compound action for generating hypoid gears. When I said flycutter I meant that as a substitute for the...
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    09-21-2014, 10:19 PM
    A spiral bevel gear or more commonly called a hypoid gear is mostly used for automobile differentials. That's not to say that there aren't different...
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    09-18-2014, 01:47 PM
    gbritnell replied to a thread Head Gasket Material in General
    Brian, Several different materials can be used for head gaskets for miniature engines. My favorite is Teflon sheet. (.010) Next is a high temp...
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    09-10-2014, 08:04 PM
    gbritnell replied to a thread Involute profile endmill in General
    When I realized I would need a pair of helical gears I started studying the math behind the construction of this form of gear. One of the unique...
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    09-10-2014, 02:39 PM
    gbritnell replied to a thread Involute profile endmill in General
    Phil, The lead and diameter of the gear were used to calculate dimensions for a triangular sleeve that fits around a 1.00 dia. boss on the fixture....
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    09-09-2014, 11:22 PM
    gbritnell replied to a thread Involute profile endmill in General
    When I started designing my Ford 300 inline 6 cylinder engine one of the requirements was to have the distributor mounted mid block like the full...
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39 yr. retired metal patternmaker for the Ford Motor Co.
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