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    09-19-2017, 02:12 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, 06:33 PM
    Had a bash at making George thomas ring roller
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    09-15-2017, 05:34 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, 05:27 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, 12:33 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, 04:37 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, 03:51 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, 02:27 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, 01:22 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, 01:17 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, 07:35 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, 05:57 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, 12:52 PM
    Do the fittings need to be tapered. ?Most plumbing fittings are parellel?
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    09-04-2017, 03:41 PM
    plunger replied to a thread What are these things ? in General
    Thanks guys.
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    09-04-2017, 11:41 AM
    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, 06:14 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, 01:53 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, 01:48 PM
    plunger replied to a thread slotting on a lathe in General
    The handle before bending
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    09-03-2017, 01:44 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, 12:47 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, 02:56 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, 02:05 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, 02:55 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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    09-01-2017, 01:21 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Gear cutters in General
    I am trying to gear the rollers together on this mini ring roller. The bigger the teeth the better as it needs to compensate for about 3mm maximum...
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    08-31-2017, 01:13 AM
    plunger replied to a thread Gear cutters in General
    Thanks for that . I need to try absorb that. I have a dividing head,but that too is a learning curve.I wonder for my application if I cant just fly...
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    08-30-2017, 06:45 PM
    plunger replied to a thread Gear cutters in General
    I was hoping to cut a twenty tooth gear on a 25mm od blank. Its for a small ring roller.
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    08-30-2017, 05:56 PM
    plunger started a thread Gear cutters in General
    Are these cutters possibly useful for the home shop machinest. I would like to try cutting some gears ,just too ignorant to know if this is what I...
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    08-29-2017, 02:21 AM
    plunger replied to a thread internal boring. in General
    You have such nice shops in the States. A shadow graph would work nicely for that kind of work, especially with old eyes.
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    08-29-2017, 02:16 AM
    here in S Africa on our mines the bulldozers phospher bronze links were prematurely packing up because sand grit was mixing with grease and acting as...
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    08-28-2017, 05:54 PM
    plunger replied to a thread internal boring. in General
    Me too I am actually suprized how well it handles. Almost to the point that this is maybe more of an informative video as opposed to a true video.
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