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    01-14-2018, 05:44 AM
    What you say makes total sence.But I think alot of guys in a home workshop are probably making a one off thread for a project or repair and by the...
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    01-13-2018, 06:18 AM
    Damn I am happy I come from sh*thole Africa.We use the metric system.I havent got the mental aptitude to understand the complexity of threads like is...
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    01-02-2018, 02:42 PM
    What kind of spindle motor is it.? Is that some kind of valve grinder or cylindrical grinder or some type of toolpost grinder.?
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    12-17-2017, 04:46 AM
    Nice repair. That combo mill /lathe looks well built and good quality. The ones we get here are real junk. Is that chinese? Your daughter is much...
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    12-11-2017, 11:15 AM
    I will try and get a picture of the set up he is using now. Just difficult downloading pics on this forum.
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    12-10-2017, 03:26 PM
    The moulds are simply moved out of a gas oven by hand. They are attached to lengths of angle iron and placed on a frame that is then manually lowered...
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    12-10-2017, 09:23 AM
    One product he makes is the plastic covers for a bakkies (suv) tow hitch. The aluminium mold of a tow hitch is heated in a gas oven and then slowly...
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    12-10-2017, 05:02 AM
    My brother in law has asked me to help build a dip moulding machine.It is a simple machine that needs to move up and down but it will have a rack...
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    12-10-2017, 02:38 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    I dont understand how it engraves to the same depth if the workpiece is not parallel in the vice.
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    11-23-2017, 01:14 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Sir John in General
    I think a one foot bligeport using er11 collets.
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    11-22-2017, 06:06 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Sir John in General
    I was also suprized by the photo. I had in my mind a wild looking popeye type character..I asked a question about how to make a worm and wheel for my...
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    11-13-2017, 02:32 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Isnt also convenient to have it at the back because now you dont have to change tools. Its there permanently. I was always told an upside down...
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    10-31-2017, 03:43 PM
    Cant you explain he process on the fixtures to hold it ?Is it a 1/2 copperpipe.
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