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    Today, 03:06 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Making a gear in General
    Im scared to ask another dumb question . This doesnt self generate like a hob? So you have to indexx 144 times but the gear teeth profile are semi...
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    Today, 01:24 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Making a gear in General
    Scared to ask a dumb question but do you have to rotate it 144 times
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    Today, 01:10 AM
    plunger replied to a thread radial arm saw repair. in General
    Also I dont have a acme gauge for thread cutting. Could I take a piece of silver steel, machine a boring bar out of it and on the business end...
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    Today, 01:06 AM
    plunger replied to a thread radial arm saw repair. in General
    I am referring to the nut for the up and down travel. It is a 5/8 left hand 8tpi thread. Not having the leadscrew I am wondering how to measure if I...
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    Yesterday, 05:48 PM
    plunger replied to a thread radial arm saw repair. in General
    How do I make the nut.?
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    Yesterday, 05:46 PM
    This is an hours drive from where I stay. Hippoes are seriously dangerous.
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    10-13-2019, 08:38 AM
    plunger replied to a thread radial arm saw repair. in General
    Could one use the evanut for this or would the stresses be too high.?
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    10-13-2019, 04:00 AM
    plunger started a thread radial arm saw repair. in General
    First of all it seems radial arm saws are like shapers and becoming extinct. I was asked about a repair to a rockwell delta radial where the nut for...
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    10-09-2019, 05:02 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    Is it not hurcus.?Or something like that. We dont really have e bay or the post office will lose your parcell. You definitly dont need the thread...
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    10-09-2019, 01:34 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    I would suggest sending the pics to the forum.Southbends are dime a dozen in the States.The lathe we are busy with is at my mates house so it is...
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    10-09-2019, 01:13 AM
    plunger replied to a thread sharpening systems. in General
    I have four bench grinders and all dont run smoothly. I dont know if you can expect ball racer bearings to work smoothly. What type of spindle...
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    10-08-2019, 05:52 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    Have you ever actually been to S Africa.?You might fall in love with it.An emoji would explain your tongue in cheek comment.I dont want to get in a...
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    10-08-2019, 04:01 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    But in German yes is Ja. And in S Africa yes is also ja.Just two letters.:p
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    10-08-2019, 03:43 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    Black forest . yes our country has problems and we have to constantly watch our backs and no one hasnt felt the devestating effects due to violence....
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    10-08-2019, 03:00 PM
    plunger started a thread sharpening systems. in General
    Not having one and doing most things free hand is probably one of the biggest setbacks in my workshop when it comes to my projects, I cant justify...
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    10-08-2019, 02:52 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    Just ignore black forest. He doesnt know how to be friendly. I think its got to do with him being an american stuck in a foreign country and his...
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    10-07-2019, 06:26 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    I actually have a whole base for a bandsaw as well as the hinges. If you look at my post about tube benders you will see that I converted my bandsaw...
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    10-07-2019, 03:49 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    What part of your bandsaw is broken.?I am from Durban.We are busy trying to put an old 1940 southbend together so we also have many questions. It...
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    10-07-2019, 03:37 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    Its simple. Kobus just wants to put his southbend together again.Tough crowd this. You want to chase one of the few S Africans away. Kobus, Ill be...
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    10-07-2019, 02:31 PM
    Ive noticed the trend in my country is smaller diesels. We are big in pickups. Toyotas are hard to kill.They are made here but have real small motors...
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    10-07-2019, 01:11 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    Kobus is that another project lying on your table.?The 4x6 bandsaw or am I not seeing properly.?
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    10-07-2019, 01:04 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    I think Kobus has some good music taste.;);)Isnt this just a simple generic southbend 9. We should be able to puzzle it out. Kobus pm me your cell no...
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    10-07-2019, 10:02 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Call into the Universe in General
    Welkom Kobus . Draaibanke is n simple ding om mekaar te sit .Van watte dorpie af is jy.?Ja ek is n sout piel .Can I guess your day job. You have have...
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    10-05-2019, 03:31 PM
    I didnt quite understand your post . But possibly you were saying the rectangular block on the die should actually be machined so it can go beyond...
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    10-05-2019, 10:15 AM
    In my country a pass mark at school is 30 percent. They had to do that otherwise no one passes.
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    10-05-2019, 10:02 AM
    I havent made a rectangular form tool yet as i have to drive quite far to buy metal. But I tried the smaller die I machined on some steel pipe. It...
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    10-03-2019, 01:00 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Making a gear in General
    How does this method work if you scale it up ,say for the size of southbend gears and would it be feasible to machine a steel gear if one uses silver...
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    10-02-2019, 03:27 AM
    I wonder how close an approximation I could get doing it this way. If I set my 90 degree right angle end mill holder in my milling machine and set...
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    10-01-2019, 03:38 PM
    I am trying to complete my tube bending die. I got no response to my tube bender thread so hopefully someone can help me with my dilemma I have made...
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    09-30-2019, 02:50 PM
    I have cut a rectangular block and added it to the die.I have seen other dies that look like this. I have no idea if this is needed and if I look at...
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