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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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    10-06-2017, 06:33 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Change gear help in General
    Boat 69 on this forum has a emco 11. I suggest you pm him. Off course its possible that your machine is not the same as S Africa use the advanced...
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    10-03-2017, 02:20 AM
    I think this site is full of old farts who dont like change. I can now find my way around it again.
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    09-28-2017, 04:13 AM
    About ground thread taps. I am amazed a grinder wheel can be profiled to cut a small pitch like 1mm and consistently do it. I would think the re...
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    09-27-2017, 04:17 PM
    I bought two grinders at an auction. Space is short so I made a rotating pedestal grinder table . Now I use less space and can share the same light.
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    09-27-2017, 12:55 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Back to Steam-- in General
    How does that thing stay true?
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    09-19-2017, 03:12 AM
    I scored two nice bench grinders at an auction for $45. When I turned them on one was very well balanced and the other danced on the table. When I...
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    09-15-2017, 07:33 PM
    Had a bash at making George thomas ring roller
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    09-15-2017, 06:34 PM
    plunger replied to a thread OT The IQ test thread. in General
    Well after feeling highly intelligent cause I guessed well I was on an intellectual high and went to my workshop. I came up with a brainwave. I could...
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    09-15-2017, 06:27 PM
    plunger replied to a thread diy belt sander in General
    Len for me on a laptop they are perfect. Thankyou. I dont know what it would be like on a cellphone. Do you think you have a good power to size ratio...
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    09-15-2017, 01:33 PM
    plunger replied to a thread diy belt sander in General
    The answer needs to be made in pictures;)please
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    09-13-2017, 05:37 PM
    plunger replied to a thread diy belt sander in General
    That is real nice and exactly what I want to build. I hope you learn how to use imgur as I would love to get a closer look. Did you do this from...
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    09-13-2017, 04:51 PM
    plunger replied to a thread diy belt sander in General
    No it wasnt pinterest. It was a dedicated site,i think knife based . I will be using a vfd and three phase motor.I would like a longer belt as I...
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    09-13-2017, 03:27 PM
    plunger replied to a thread diy belt sander in General
    This is all good info. I had a download once of a site with hundreds of different designs for linishers. I lost it when my pc crashed. I cant seem to...
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    09-13-2017, 02:22 AM
    plunger started a thread diy belt sander in General
    I have made myself a kmg style belt sander. Its useful but often just not wide enough. Does anyone know what the standerd length and width is of...
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    09-12-2017, 02:17 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Workshop Projects. in General
    Nicely done. I have two questions. If I were to service a vice with bad jaws, how would I get a cross hatch pattern on the jaws without owning a...
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    09-08-2017, 08:35 PM
    I would have thought that because lets say you are cutting a 1/2 inch thread. Thats 14tpi. On your ist pass if you set your lathe to cut 14tpi then...
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    09-07-2017, 06:57 PM
    We dont use tapered fittings. In pipe fittings made of steel they will be tapered. Maybe used in industry for airlines etc. All of our brass fittings...
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    09-07-2017, 01:52 PM
    Do the fittings need to be tapered. ?Most plumbing fittings are parellel?
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    09-04-2017, 04:41 PM
    plunger replied to a thread What are these things ? in General
    Thanks guys.
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    09-04-2017, 12:41 PM
    plunger replied to a thread What are these things ? in General
    For us ignorant computer users how do you do that?
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    09-03-2017, 07:14 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Gear cutters in General
    We did you see this drawing? it makes sence to have the idler and one top big roller on the same banjo arm. It seems then that the mesh should be...
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    09-03-2017, 02:53 PM
    plunger replied to a thread slotting on a lathe in General
    This is what its for. https://imgur.com/CuIgrBR
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    09-03-2017, 02:48 PM
    plunger replied to a thread slotting on a lathe in General
    The handle before bending
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    09-03-2017, 02:44 PM
    plunger replied to a thread slotting on a lathe in General
    I am battling to send photos since the demise of hotobucket.
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    09-03-2017, 01:47 PM
    plunger replied to a thread slotting on a lathe in General
    I have sucessfully managed to do this keyway. It took me about three hours to grind a form tool and set the job up and about 15 minutes to do the...
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    09-03-2017, 03:56 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Gear cutters in General
    This link looks interesting. My ring roller works on a slightly different principle. Two of the three rollers need to be adjustable. It does not work...
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    09-02-2017, 03:05 PM
    plunger started a thread slotting on a lathe in General
    I want to do a keyway in a bush on my lathe . I have done a pulley in aluminium before but this time its in steel. How do I get my 4mm slotting tool...
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    09-02-2017, 03:55 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Gear cutters in General
    Yes I need four chunky badly meshing gears.I am hoping to have a size to copy because I cant cad draw or do the maths to work out if a home designed...
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