Tab Content
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:14 PM
    Geez guys... Matti, you'd think that they had never heard of sleds and how useful they can be, eh? From the looks of the clear ground around the...
    20 replies | 673 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:11 PM
    There is a lot of load on the pulleys. So don't rely on just the red locktite. If the combination takes up too much room to use both hubs and...
    190 replies | 7945 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:20 PM
    That's the sort of tooling you can easily make up yourself. You want it to be made in mild steel in any event so the drill chuck can get a good bite...
    190 replies | 7945 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:09 PM
    Looking at the picture of your setup a few posts back again I see now that the base you set the vise onto and the column are both very small. So...
    190 replies | 7945 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:57 AM
    You're going to love that machine! ! ! But it should be pretty obvious from the initial pickup that it's up around the weight of a large sport...
    20 replies | 673 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 10:09 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Shop Layout in General
    Continued...... Lathe and shaper area 2... The roller cabinet and upper has lots of cutters for both the lathe and shaper as well as holding...
    23 replies | 958 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 10:00 PM
    BCRider added 4 photo(s) to album BCRider's Shop Tools and Projects
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 09:56 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Shop Layout in General
    As some raw material that's as good a plan as anything. But I STRONGLY feel that you're shooting yourself in the foot by not including proper and...
    23 replies | 958 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 09:14 PM
    As you've already been told "level" to the degree that a machinist's level will provide is just one version of "true and flat". I trued up my own...
    190 replies | 7945 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 03:44 AM
    I guess the question is how often would you be making rollers of that size in steel? If it's 3 or 4 a year then working with the light cuts that a...
    20 replies | 673 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-17-2018, 06:03 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Shop Layout in General
    Just a couple of things. First off the floor. I went with one of the cheaper epoxy coatings and it was a total PITA. If I were doing it again...
    23 replies | 958 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-17-2018, 05:45 PM
    First off welcome to the HSM board ! ! ! If you're working with larger sizes for forming rollers and such and do not need a longer bed length then...
    20 replies | 673 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 06:37 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread 5C X ER32 tooling? in General
    Why limit it that way? And if we look at it that way I'd suggest it might be better the other way around. 5C and R8 giving the best hold when...
    10 replies | 477 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 05:43 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread 5C X ER32 tooling? in General
    I'd say that both have their place. ER collets are good for longer pieces which will stick out more. But if you're trying to hold a short stub...
    10 replies | 477 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 03:56 PM
    Paul, there is another option. It puts the ends all on the inside and the legs further out for a touch more stability given what this "table" is...
    20 replies | 743 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 03:44 PM
    A mockup is a great idea. It could easily be just done with any sort of semi stiff fabric. I never had a rail or short focal length bed camera...
    45 replies | 1899 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 01:38 PM
    Jcfx, from his first post.... Now some of that is taken up by the frames so it's likely that the bellows only needs about 2.5 to 3" of...
    45 replies | 1899 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 01:32 PM
    Dan, I agree 110% with that. But this is why we have multiple holders. I could/would use the dedicated "solid" holders for general turning and have...
    138 replies | 4780 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 12:37 PM
    I love the idea of using tooling off larger size machinery to form one piece direct holders like that. I'd thought about the idea of making my own...
    138 replies | 4780 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 12:13 PM
    All very true. But along with this should be the realization that one should keep up with the gib adjustments to minimize the change from locked to...
    32 replies | 1283 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 12:07 PM
    Some folks use an oil or shellac as a pre-stain treatment to control how much stain goes into the wood. What about changing the design a little to...
    20 replies | 743 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 06:18 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread OT- Forced to use Ethanol? in General
    The use of alcohol in vehicle fuel is partly to extend the dead dino supplies and partly because the alcohol aids the octane rating... or so I've...
    49 replies | 1952 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 06:11 PM
    Please do! I'll be eagerly looking forward to the report. Steel, aluminium, some brass and some plastics if at all possible please and thanks ! ! !...
    138 replies | 4780 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 06:10 PM
    BCRider replied to a thread Oh **** Florence in General
    People are like that. They figure that if they are in place that they can weather out things. Mind you part of the issue may be the fear of...
    31 replies | 1926 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 04:10 PM
    Don't use the vise. If it's out then your tram will be out. Always sweep the table. If you want to check the top of the vise later on that's...
    32 replies | 1283 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 03:48 PM
    I'd say that for the most part we're seeing a trend in this thread. And that is unless you encounter fairly frequent power outages that would put...
    50 replies | 2542 view(s)
  • BCRider's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 01:58 PM
    Even sealed batteries still have open vents for the hydrogen gas that can be produced. They just use caps that are not readily removable.
    30 replies | 1300 view(s)
More Activity
About BCRider

Basic Information

About BCRider
Location:
Chilliwack, BC, Canada

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
3,959
Posts Per Day
3.94
Albums
Total Albums
2
Total Photos
28
General Information
Last Activity
Yesterday 09:03 PM
Join Date
12-20-2015
Referrals
0