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    06-25-2019, 12:57 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Emco v13. in General
    I think the gears will cost more than the lathe
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    06-25-2019, 11:57 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Emco v13. in General
    I hear you about it being easier to do afab job but they are such nice lathes ,it would be nice to have something as close to original.Most of the...
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    06-25-2019, 03:41 AM
    plunger started a thread Emco v13. in General
    I am intersted in buying another emco v13. I have only seen pics of it. Missing are the change gears and follow and steady rest as well as the face...
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    06-24-2019, 01:57 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    Thanks for the feedback. I should try the same experiment in oil and see the outcome. I believe what you say is very possibly what is happening. I...
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    06-24-2019, 11:08 AM
    My dog was paralyzed for over a year and through hard work she came semi better. But she is also incontinent and I keep telling her I am going to put...
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    06-24-2019, 01:41 AM
    What is your day job. ?Nice work and thanks for showing. Shows you how versatile a turret mill can be. I didnt know a turret mill could bore...
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    06-23-2019, 03:35 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    It just seemed darker .I would like to try this again with charcoal and pay more attention.But my part started out at 8,04mm and the hardened part...
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    06-23-2019, 03:29 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Wire Bending in General
    Why?
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    06-23-2019, 01:42 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    Today I tried something different. I used my furnace instead of oxy acet. But I also inserted the pieces into a copper tube . I filled two of the...
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    06-21-2019, 12:53 PM
    plunger replied to a thread secret moglice recipe in General
    This may all be fine if you live in the States.It may also be fine in a country with a working post office.I ask this question because I would think...
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    06-21-2019, 11:39 AM
    I think you meant ,"I bit the servant."
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    06-21-2019, 02:08 AM
    plunger replied to a thread secret moglice recipe in General
    Has this thread died a natural death because moglice cant be homemade or is there anyone out there who achieved acceptable results. I could see this...
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    06-20-2019, 11:13 AM
    Some member said you should be responsible and sort things out before you die so you dont leave your wife with the hassle. Give everything a price...
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    06-19-2019, 01:22 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    I cant seem to get parts hot enough unless I use oxy acet,.Is lp and propane the same gas. ?I wonder if my torch head has something to do with it.
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    06-19-2019, 01:36 AM
    I agree that you can buy alot of endmills for a working solution. But its also the journey and learning curve if it can be done on an acceptable...
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    06-18-2019, 01:44 PM
    Ive got three lathes .:p This was for my friend. He should have bid higher.The chucks and lathes bits on their own were worth far more than that.
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    06-17-2019, 04:48 PM
    I looked in the search section and not much info is available. I would think this would be a project that would be indispensable to any serious...
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    06-17-2019, 01:20 PM
    plunger replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Can you tell us more about this project.
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    06-17-2019, 10:33 AM
    If you get bitten by some cats in my back yard you could be in a bit of trouble. Lions have big teeth.:)Oh and we recently had a rabies epidemic so...
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    06-15-2019, 02:18 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Destroyed some End Mills? in General
    It has a loose collet that screws on the end mill . This then goes through the nut .The collet has two ears at the end of it and there is a sharp...
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    06-15-2019, 10:17 AM
    The lathe went for $240.
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    06-15-2019, 10:06 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Destroyed some End Mills? in General
    Most of my end mills look like this . If they dont I cant use them.
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    06-15-2019, 05:00 AM
    The auction pulled this specific lot so I am quite dissapointed.The spindle was in a seperate box with a sh1tload of cutters and hss blanks and...
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    06-15-2019, 04:58 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Hardening. in General
    Is there perhaps a binder for the borax or is borax the wrong substance.What do you think of clay?
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    06-15-2019, 04:56 AM
    plunger replied to a thread oil. in General
    So if you dont use machining oil, is engine oil better than nothing.?Using oil seems more convenient than the shlepp of coolant and apart from...
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    06-15-2019, 02:24 AM
    plunger started a thread Hardening. in General
    I needed to make a square broach for my rotary broach. Because its small I use oxy acetelyne.I get annoyed with the scale so I bought some borax...
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    06-15-2019, 02:18 AM
    plunger started a thread oil. in General
    I usually use tapmagic if I machine or coolant on the mill.I see alot of guys use an oil can with a brush. How big a difference does oil make. If you...
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    06-15-2019, 02:13 AM
    The pantagraph is sad because it looks to have five hours use on it. I kid you not. It is missing the spindle .It was coupled to a four post router...
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    06-15-2019, 01:58 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Destroyed some End Mills? in General
    I think maybe your milling machine is not rigid enough.:p Is it possible the drill just gets through the surface and into soft steel where as the end...
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    06-14-2019, 05:41 PM
    5C collets are scarce in S Africa but nothing like the schaublin/deckel type collet these machines came out with. I think it will be very expensive...
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