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    01-15-2019, 12:26 PM
    Ok, have found a UK supplier for a 3-phase AC Induction motor. Think I got hung up on it being brushless before. Might need a face/flange mount...
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    01-15-2019, 07:43 AM
    Thanks for the info WDTom44. A low-down setup sounds interesting for ideas. Any chance of a picture please? The idea of using spare parts for...
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    01-13-2019, 09:32 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Alanganes: Nice project for a good reason. Nice to have something like that you can trot out when asked to justify your shop....or maybe that's...
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    01-12-2019, 12:50 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Finished a quick mounting post this afternoon - pics and explanation when the paint is dry. Cut my first taper using the top slide. Should point...
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    01-10-2019, 02:48 PM
    Sorry, crossed wires. Didn't mean that a disc was bad/worse; just if I'm going to buy one or build one, I want to be happy with the result. I...
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    01-10-2019, 02:00 PM
    I'm more "Do it properly or don't bother doing it at all". Trouble is that sometimes just means I get nothing done.
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    01-10-2019, 12:27 PM
    Oh wasn't planning to use it in place of the mill. Mainly for relatively small adjustments when the mill setup takes more time than is justifyable...
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    01-10-2019, 05:27 AM
    Thanks BCRider. It's useful to have an idea (from all of you) what sort of power level I need to be aiming for to be able to achieve certain tasks....
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    01-09-2019, 06:19 AM
    Morning all. Black Forest: Well, it would certainly save a lot of space currently taken up by shoes, handbags and coats but I've certainly done...
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    01-09-2019, 05:32 AM
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    Well, they look good for the money Paul but you'll have to try them to find out whether they're real cobalt steel....or just blue cheese. ...
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    01-08-2019, 04:51 PM
    Well, I was thinking that the PTO for a quick-change polishing/deburring mop would have been a useful combo....but not so much if it's not man enough...
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    01-08-2019, 10:26 AM
    One of the many things I've been eyeing with envy in videos is a belt sander. There are many things, of course, but it's conceivable I could...
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    01-08-2019, 08:28 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Your everyday beer is probably half-litres. That's why the UK drinkers refused to go metric as we all knew we'd get 500ml for the same price as...
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    01-04-2019, 06:32 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread Shop Made Tools in General
    I hate the idea of attaching Allen keys to machines with magnets. Partly because everything being/getting magnetic is one of the banes of my shop; ...
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    01-03-2019, 04:10 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Replied by private message Paul. Probably a bit too off topic for most. Gareth
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    01-03-2019, 05:16 AM
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    There is a chkdsk in Linux, it's fsck. Try this except if it finds bad blocks you want to be replacing the disk as it generally signals the...
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    01-02-2019, 05:52 AM
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    120GB gets too small very quickly. 240GB and above should be fine depending how much stuff you need to store on the machine. Seems very cheap...
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    01-01-2019, 06:52 PM
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    If you get a replacement, get an SSD that will fit. By the looks of it a 2.5" SATA either 7 or 9mm thick (or 7 with a spacer) will work. It will be...
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    01-01-2019, 06:19 AM
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    Finally got round to levelling the most important machine in the shop*....the coffee machine! Might sound like I'm being pedantic (that's hardly...
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    12-28-2018, 06:36 AM
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    Well, damn. I was just starting in the IT industry when 486's came in. And I thought it was a pain in the backside to troubleshoot commercial...
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    12-27-2018, 01:07 PM
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    Just epoxy all the stuff into the bins. Won't fall out then ;-p
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    12-24-2018, 05:31 AM
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    My favourite was when the doorbell rang and they dropped a crate on the doormat. "What the hell have you ordered?!” "Er....a lathe :-D " You can...
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    12-23-2018, 04:34 PM
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    There's only one sure way to find it....spend hours making one! Bound to turn up shortly after....mine did!
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    12-23-2018, 12:46 PM
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    Ah, the wire EDM. I should know better having been caught out on exactly the same question with one of Mr Fluffy's pieces. I was wondering how they...
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    12-23-2018, 06:59 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Very nice. Are the black ones at the start 3D printed? If not, how did you make the central bore but leave a perfectly square key? Lathe, mill +...
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    12-22-2018, 05:41 PM
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    Wow, that evaporust works wonders! Will have to look and make sure they don't sell it here in the UK! The progress from there to the last pic looks...
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    12-22-2018, 06:59 AM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    How exactly did you get the rollers looking that pristine?! Did you stick them on a lathe and turn them down slightly or is it just some solution...
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    12-18-2018, 03:16 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    Drilled a shallow hole. Shallow in that it was just under 1D. Given that D was 115mm, it still took me a while with a $15 TCT core drill that isn't...
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    12-16-2018, 06:18 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    If you'll humour me, I'll take that to the extreme for you :D I had a laptop apart on my desk which used to be in my spare bedroom. Unlike some,...
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    12-13-2018, 05:45 PM
    Cenedd replied to a thread What did you do today? in General
    You've not got it dialed in right. Did you account for cosine error?! ;) At worst, if it doesn't work for flossing, you could put it to work for...
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