Tab Content
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 07:22 PM
    The original tracert.exe still had the copyright notices from BSD. Are they still in there? I suspect it did not need many changes. Dan
    68 replies | 1230 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 06:32 PM
    danlb replied to a thread OT: Transformer Buzz in General
    I have several of the triplites. They have worked reliably right up to the time that the battery is totally drained one too many times. Then it...
    14 replies | 365 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 04:48 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Valentines day treasures in General
    The TI 4 function calculators started showing up in the early / mid 1970s. I got one shortly after leaving high school. I would not have been able...
    24 replies | 506 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 02:34 PM
    That model is similar to mine, so it probably is belt drive. A near frozen belt can be stiff, right? Dan
    10 replies | 225 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 01:35 PM
    The haters may not have tried pro simply because 1) it's $200 and 2) If you are NOT on a restricted network with professionals to set it up and...
    68 replies | 1230 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Today, 12:12 AM
    Sigh. When you get "referral denied" it's because the referral policy is set to "no-referrer-when-downgrade" by default in Mozilla products now...
    40 replies | 914 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:21 PM
    danlb replied to a thread OT - Train World in Brussels in General
    I was going to complement the great photography, but I was waiting for the rest of the photos to be posted. Well done! Dan
    23 replies | 593 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:52 PM
    The pictures are a side effect of a recent change made to many browsers. As I understand it, the pictures are not showing up when the page you are...
    40 replies | 914 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:18 PM
    YAY!
    58 replies | 3888 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:16 PM
    I immediately thought of a hydraulic or air controlled valve. Looks like you have fun projects.!
    31 replies | 1391 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:20 PM
    danlb replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Wow. Now I'm more impressed. Dan
    2898 replies | 505958 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:20 PM
    danlb replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I finally pruned my crepe myrtle tree. I should have done it during the cold snap last month but I was sick for most of the month, then when I...
    2898 replies | 505958 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:16 PM
    danlb replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    That's some nice metal work there plastikosmd. Forging a large HSS endmill to that shape takes some skill. Did you use power hammer and other...
    2898 replies | 505958 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:23 PM
    Yep. Those two things are the best things you can do for an enterprise desktop environment. NO unauthorized programs and ONLY the drivers that MS...
    68 replies | 1230 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:04 AM
    An update on the cut quality using the universal blade with the Rage3 DB sliding miter cold saw; I had the thought that maybe using the saw in...
    14 replies | 706 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 11:38 PM
    Well, the good news is that now you have motivation to pick up a lathe of some sort. Even a small one can single point a small part like that. :)
    32 replies | 1431 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 11:17 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    I think that you might be missing the idea of compounding. Anywhere a small pulley drives a bigger one the RPM is being reduced. In your case the...
    88 replies | 4985 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 09:49 PM
    OK, I now have dedicated blades for the Evo 10 inch sliding miter cold saw. Steel; 57 tooth (from evo) Aluminum; 100 tooth Wood, 40 tooth (from...
    14 replies | 706 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 09:18 PM
    I heard of a guy who once did that, so he filled the hole piece of threaded rod with permanent loctite. Then redrill and tap with a different size. ...
    32 replies | 1431 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 07:38 PM
    danlb replied to a thread I can't help myself in General
    I see a collet chuck, several telescope lens mounts and a riser for your mill. What did you see when you picked them up? Dan
    16 replies | 655 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 01:22 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Old lathe recognizing in General
    Your pulleys change the speed based on the ratio of one size to the other. If I get this wrong, someone will correct it. Example: Given a 50mm...
    88 replies | 4985 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-14-2019, 02:58 AM
    danlb replied to a thread Quick lil collet organizer in General
    That's a pretty good idea. The dedicated holder for the allen wrenches is especially good. I'm not sure I'd be safe with endmills stored in a...
    1 replies | 189 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-13-2019, 02:28 PM
    Don't forget that the funny shaped blade is for philips head screws, the little dinky one on the bottle opener blade works for small eye glass screws...
    54 replies | 1712 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-13-2019, 02:42 AM
    danlb replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Today I heard from a friend that his kitchen filled with smoke when he ran the dishwasher. He suspected a bad connection since the wires sparked...
    2898 replies | 505958 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-13-2019, 02:29 AM
    I've have a full sized multi tool in each car's glove-box. One is a Leatherman and the other is a Gerber. Both were presents. They are quite...
    54 replies | 1712 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-12-2019, 12:42 PM
    danlb replied to a thread threading on jet 9x20 lathe in General
    That is a valid way to do it, but the relief groove has a second purpose. If cut to the depth of the thread's root, you will be able to see when you...
    29 replies | 805 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-12-2019, 12:38 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Gage Block vs. Space Block in General
    do a google search for space blocks in quotes. That makes it required. Space blocks are in .001 increments with a single .0625 block to get...
    13 replies | 560 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-12-2019, 02:37 AM
    danlb replied to a thread Smart phone apps in General
    That's spelled WIRED. People are so wired now days. Common mustake. But it's true that people tend to get defensive about the toys for which...
    44 replies | 1176 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-11-2019, 11:28 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Smart phone apps in General
    My experience was the opposite. The apple products required that I memorize a lot of strange gestures. On the mac it was "open-apple" something to...
    44 replies | 1176 view(s)
  • danlb's Avatar
    02-11-2019, 07:26 PM
    danlb replied to a thread Lathe unloading in General
    One possible problem is to use the boom fully extended without de-rating the lifting capacity. A load leveler is a good idea when you get equipment...
    30 replies | 1365 view(s)
More Activity
About danlb

Basic Information

About danlb
Biography:
I like gadgets, and that has led to machines and machining.
Location:
SF East Bay.

Signature


At the end of the project, there is a profound difference between spare parts and extra parts.

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
6,311
Posts Per Day
1.68
Albums
Total Albums
1
Total Photos
6
General Information
Last Activity
Today 10:50 PM
Join Date
11-09-2008
Referrals
0