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    08-17-2019, 05:31 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Collet Question in General
    16.5mm would get you pretty close.
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    08-17-2019, 05:26 PM
    I thought he was too. Lol.
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    08-15-2019, 10:17 AM
    Saturn had got that oil filter in 2000 when the ecotec motor came out in the L series. I remember spilling very little oil when changing them.
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    08-13-2019, 01:00 PM
    oxford started a thread Oil seal questions. in General
    Will a standard (oil) lip seal work to seal water? There should be no real pressure behind it and will not be submersed in water. This would be a...
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    08-04-2019, 05:10 PM
    oxford replied to a thread 5C collet for lathe in General
    I spent some time on a Clausing 6300 lathe at the last place I worked, they are very similar to the 5900 series Clausings.
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    07-28-2019, 01:11 PM
    oxford replied to a thread 5C collet for lathe in General
    To the OP, after looking at your pictures again here is my opinion if you want 5c. Find one of the 4.5mt-5c adapters made for this and save the...
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    07-27-2019, 10:06 PM
    oxford replied to a thread 5C collet for lathe in General
    If you do go 5c, you should make a collar that goes over the external spindle taper that engages the threads that hold the chuck on. You then use...
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    07-23-2019, 10:15 AM
    oxford replied to a thread New to me Lathe in General
    I did put a 3hp motor on mine when I did the vfd conversion. I can’t remember what motor pulley I used but I kept the factory top pulley and got a...
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    07-22-2019, 09:01 PM
    It seems like it would be a whole lot easier if you just made your own speed chart and taped it to the lathe. If what you say is correct there is a...
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    07-21-2019, 07:00 PM
    I used to give them a wrap of electrical tape to “fix” this problem. Would also use a wrap of electrical tape to hold bolts onto the ends of sockets...
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    07-21-2019, 06:12 PM
    oxford replied to a thread New to me Lathe in General
    Nice, keep an eye on the vari-drive hydraulics and bushings in the sheeves. They are known for issues and wear. I ended up doing a direct drive...
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    07-17-2019, 06:47 PM
    Nice solution but you can buy dedicated universal sockets that are much more compact than a stand alone with a socket on it. I own a few of certain...
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    07-13-2019, 04:01 PM
    Another 602 owner checking in.
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    07-10-2019, 04:15 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Cutting a BIG propane tank? in General
    The first step in cutting something like that up is to make sure the video camera is running for the YouTube clip, or maybe liveleak :rolleyes:
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    07-05-2019, 09:49 AM
    oxford replied to a thread Reaming Hardened Steel in General
    I’m not sure if it would work in this situation or worth the time to set up but I seem to remember a thread where a member converted some sort of...
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    06-30-2019, 09:20 AM
    Yes, you will need to use a brush with stainless bristles if you want to go that route.
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    06-29-2019, 08:45 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Drill and Tap suggestions in General
    Mag drill would be easier but you might get away with a small benchtop drill press if you swing the head away from the base. C clamp it down at the...
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    06-22-2019, 01:14 PM
    I have an old brown and sharp head with an unknown blade it it. When set to 0 the blade sticks out around .100 past the base with a blade width of...
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    06-20-2019, 10:27 AM
    At that point it doesn’t matter, whatever the easiest and less stressful for them. If that means the scrap guy comes and gets it so be it. They...
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    06-17-2019, 09:13 PM
    As long as we can keep the topic related to cannons and mortars anyone is free to hijack this post. No need to start a new thread. This was all very...
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    06-17-2019, 10:13 AM
    Thanks, I ordered the round shot and rammers book. 6270, I have access to auto cad 2018, I don’t know if it is compatible with the files you...
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    06-16-2019, 03:32 PM
    II am looking for a set of plans to build a cannon and carriage from, something like a 6 pounder civil war cannon. As of right now 1/2 scale may be...
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    06-13-2019, 09:06 PM
    oxford replied to a thread OT: Oil Mixup for mower in General
    As far as oil changes through the filler. I have a Honda powered push mower and that engine doesn’t have a drain plug. When it is time for an oil...
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    06-03-2019, 04:12 PM
    You may be able to use a drill bit sharpened to a close angle to get the bulk of the material out and then go in and clean up with the countersink if...
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    05-31-2019, 04:13 PM
    oxford replied to a thread A Covey of carburetors in General
    Some of those Chinese carbs you may luck out on like you did but some are junk so buyer beware on them
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    05-27-2019, 09:27 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Arbor Press ID in General
    ^^^^^ I have that same press or the next size up, it’s hard to tell wise from the picture. Do yourself a favor with the handle and drill/tap the...
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    05-27-2019, 07:22 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Arbor Press ID in General
    Because you can’t put the 6’ piece of pipe on a ship wheel for when you need the extra oomph. ;)
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    05-26-2019, 06:43 PM
    I would probably do a combo of the 2. Take what you have to on the first side, raise head and move piece and grind the next side. Get to the same...
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    05-26-2019, 04:13 PM
    oxford replied to a thread Well, Adrian. 3PH in General
    Iíll admit I donít spend as much time here as I used to due to available free time so I havenít seen everything that has gone on. He did post a lot...
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    05-23-2019, 07:17 AM
    oxford replied to a thread Belly Button Lint in General
    What size setscrew are we talking about and how far down in the hole is it?
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