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    Yesterday, 03:08 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Like/need not sure where that line is these days :-D Mine comes on on a timer....so it's awake when I'm not! I was going to say "hot and...
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    Yesterday, 01:01 PM
    I think it came out as what you might call a light "persuasion" fit :-D Might be an idea to make a 20mm bar holder that bolts directly to the T...
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    Yesterday, 12:06 PM
    aaaaand finished! It fits too! Well, to be completely honest, it fits AFTER some filing. I offered the wheel up and shone a torch at the back so I...
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    08-21-2019, 02:22 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    FeelForSteel: Love the hitch. What is it an 8-10" range? ;) Got my coffee machine kicked out of the kitchen a while back. Just got round to...
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    08-21-2019, 02:16 PM
    Evening all (well, it is here). Thought I'd share with you the fact that I've finally got my finger out and started making some 'shaper' chips. ...
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    08-18-2019, 03:24 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    That must have been some good praying you did there! Love the fact you got a whole day's digging out of the original fuel! TomS: have you...
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    08-14-2019, 05:09 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Well, it's nicely made, I'll give it that. How did you go about the radius between the major and minor diameters? Freehand or a large form tool?
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    08-11-2019, 03:25 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Top unloading and shop-fitting tip for you: use beer! You put the beers in the fridge and use them as bait to lure some friends over to help!
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    08-09-2019, 09:20 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    I think you're assuming that the people the electric company sends will know what they're doing! If they have a piece of paper from someone else...
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    08-09-2019, 05:00 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Welcome to the club Dan! :D This has been my entire (v.short) machining experience and lately my day job has had the same issue. Sometimes it's...
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    08-01-2019, 09:40 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Looks perfectly fine woodworking to me. Achieves the purpose well, doesn't look horrible and gives you some bonus storage on the bottom. What's not...
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    07-31-2019, 03:23 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Got myself set up for a 1mm interference fit. Took some good use of my swing press (BF hammer). I should say that this was into wood....I'm not...
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    07-30-2019, 01:29 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Oh good, two entirely contradictory experiences. And there was me thinking I was asking something with simple answer! ;) :rolleyes: Had a go at...
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    07-30-2019, 11:02 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Would be interested to hear your thoughts on that vise as/when you use it. I could do with a sensible vise that'll actually fit on my table and I...
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    07-29-2019, 12:44 PM
    I don't know they aren't genuine. They may well be seconds - and I'd rather they were sold at a knock-down price than just thrown away. Now I know...
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    07-29-2019, 12:13 PM
    I originally bought a box of ten "Korloy" WNMG's on the recommendation of a forum member. These turned out to be very good. Based on that I bought...
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    07-29-2019, 06:01 AM
    Dennis: I've not tried the BangGood endmills and apologies for giving you the answer to a question you didn't ask but have you tried this place: ...
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    07-29-2019, 05:30 AM
    Yes, purchased presuming they would be fake to be honest...but they do seem to be good quality and the price was definitely right. Quite possible...
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    07-27-2019, 01:23 PM
    I've had a few sets recently that might be of interest. Had some lathe inserts that were labelled as Korloy. WNMG, MGGN and CCGT and all have been...
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    07-27-2019, 01:10 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    No problem Cameron. I have a few K.I.A's as thorns in my side too! Must be awfully boring being a K.I.A though, having nothing more to learn!
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    07-27-2019, 09:08 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    Have never suggested that I'm smarter than people were back then - specifically in a field in which 'they' were presumably experts. There's plenty...
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    07-27-2019, 04:08 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    There's SOME sense in it - or there used to be - as the size is the ID of the pipe the thread is for. I say used to be because pipe walls have got...
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    07-26-2019, 11:17 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Death of an endmill? in General
    Not had any issues with chip-weld on this piece. I'm putting that down to the alu being harder than 'normal' and hence less gummy....but I could be...
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    07-26-2019, 09:06 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Death of an endmill? in General
    Previously that's just ended in lots of chatter but I've just realised that I missed the fact that in order for the plate to slide off the screws,...
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    07-25-2019, 12:21 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Death of an endmill? in General
    Definitely centre cutting. I now have a two and a three flute in 10mm stub length for future escapades but didn't in the required size. I know the...
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    07-25-2019, 11:50 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Death of an endmill? in General
    Good to know they're enough for the sort of thing I'd currently need it for. My issue is - apart from cash, which is a little tight currently -...
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    07-25-2019, 10:16 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Death of an endmill? in General
    I suspect it may have been sharper before it tried slotting my vise jaw :( Mist is something I'd like but I need to get shop air first....and that...
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    07-25-2019, 08:01 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Death of an endmill? in General
    Thanks RB211. So it sounds like in this particular situation the WD40 made the chip re-cutting far worse and probably finished off the already...
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    07-25-2019, 07:32 AM
    Cenedd started a thread Death of an endmill? in General
    This is probably going to be an obvious question but I'm a little confused. Just looking to learn from my mistakes really. The short story is that...
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    07-25-2019, 07:13 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you machine today? in General
    Machined a stack of stepped washers on the lathe for a friend. Nothing too complicated but toasty and nearly 90F in the shop - wasn't inclined to...
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