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    01-13-2019, 09:26 PM
    JoeCB replied to a thread museums in General
    I believe that Peter S is correct in his claim of an earlier engine (1729) in the UK. I just checked the one at the Henry Ford , they claim 1750....
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    01-12-2019, 08:51 PM
    JoeCB replied to a thread museums in General
    From a machinery and engine standpoint the Henry Ford is greatly reduced in scope from what it was years ago. The folks in command apparently decided...
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    01-10-2019, 11:20 PM
    JoeCB replied to a thread museums in General
    for "Air and Space", I think that the Wright Patterson Air Force Museum in Dayton OH is hard to beat... and it's FREE. Joe B
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    01-09-2019, 01:00 PM
    Baker has been my go to guy for at least 50 years. First set of cylinders came from their now long gone branch store on Michigan Ave near the Grand...
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    01-09-2019, 12:54 PM
    JoeCB replied to a thread What speed for buffing wheel in General
    Yes, thanks... I realize now that running 10 " buffs at 3600 RPM is WAY to fast. I think a good rule would be 10 " buffs at 1800 RPM and 6 " at 3600....
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    01-07-2019, 11:01 AM
    So, how fast should a sewn cotton buffing wheel be turning for general home shop brass/ aluminum buffing work? Feet per minute ? Joe B
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    01-06-2019, 06:23 PM
    JoeCB replied to a thread Snowmobile Spline in General
    Just guessing ... but the way that the mill cutter emerged from the full depth cut in an "arc shape" would indicate an involute form. An exit in a...
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    01-06-2019, 06:03 PM
    There is not much "lathe" there... besides missing the lead screw and all the driving gear set-up it is also missing the counted shaft assembly...
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    12-26-2018, 03:30 PM
    JoeCB replied to a thread Different machine job in General
    OK "loose" … not to difficult. I rifled my first black powder pistol barrel using simply a twisted 1/2 " square bar as the rifling guide. Hold the...
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    11-30-2018, 06:26 PM
    JoeCB replied to a thread PH-BZ spring wire ? in General
    Thanks Ed, good info. Will be helpful if we need to go with a comparable "K" value steel spring. Joe B
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    11-30-2018, 12:23 AM
    JoeCB replied to a thread PH-BZ spring wire ? in General
    Thanks for the tip... today I sent them a inquiry and got a prompt response... but alas no 0.100 Ph-Bz wire to be had. The hunt continues Joe...
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    11-29-2018, 12:44 AM
    JoeCB replied to a thread PH-BZ spring wire ? in General
    Thanks for the leads... thanks "optics" for the Fastenal lead, might have to go that way. Yes, steel will be the fall back option. The reason for BZ...
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    11-28-2018, 12:35 AM
    JoeCB started a thread PH-BZ spring wire ? in General
    I need a few feet of 0.100 Phosphor- Bronze spring wire. I need to wind a compression spring for an old engine governor. McMaster only go to to...
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    10-28-2018, 11:17 AM
    JoeCB replied to a thread Bearing quality designation in General
    Thanks guys.... yes double metal shields. These look like pretty good bearings for such a low price. We'll just have to see how they hold up in that...
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    10-27-2018, 09:32 PM
    I recently had to replace a couple of ball bearings on the son's furnace force draft fractional hp fan. I found that the bearings were the very...
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