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    How do I make the nut.?

    How do I make the nut.?
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    This is an hours drive from where I stay. Hippoes...

    This is an hours drive from where I stay. Hippoes are seriously dangerous.
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    Could one use the evanut for this or would the...

    Could one use the evanut for this or would the stresses be too high.?
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    radial arm saw repair.

    First of all it seems radial arm saws are like shapers and becoming extinct. I was asked about a repair to a rockwell delta radial where the nut for the travel leadscrew is stripped. It is a 5/8 l...
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    Is it not hurcus.?Or something like that. We dont...

    Is it not hurcus.?Or something like that. We dont really have e bay or the post office will lose your parcell. You definitly dont need the thread dial.The other two things on the tailstock will be...
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    I would suggest sending the pics to the...

    I would suggest sending the pics to the forum.Southbends are dime a dozen in the States.The lathe we are busy with is at my mates house so it is difficult for me to assist .Ours does not have a quick...
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    I have four bench grinders and all dont run...

    I have four bench grinders and all dont run smoothly. I dont know if you can expect ball racer bearings to work smoothly. What type of spindle bearings would do the job.
    Or is it more likely a...
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    Have you ever actually been to S Africa.?You...

    Have you ever actually been to S Africa.?You might fall in love with it.An emoji would explain your tongue in cheek comment.I dont want to get in a school yard fight with you. This is probably the...
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    But in German yes is Ja. And in S Africa yes is...

    But in German yes is Ja. And in S Africa yes is also ja.Just two letters.:p
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    Black forest . yes our country has problems and...

    Black forest . yes our country has problems and we have to constantly watch our backs and no one hasnt felt the devestating effects due to violence. Its the little things that give life meaning and...
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    sharpening systems.

    Not having one and doing most things free hand is probably one of the biggest setbacks in my workshop when it comes to my projects,
    I cant justify buying a fancy tool and cutter grinder.
    Has...
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    Just ignore black forest. He doesnt know how to...

    Just ignore black forest. He doesnt know how to be friendly. I think its got to do with him being an american stuck in a foreign country and his sheep dont understand him . So he suffers from a bit...
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    I actually have a whole base for a bandsaw as...

    I actually have a whole base for a bandsaw as well as the hinges. If you look at my post about tube benders you will see that I converted my bandsaw to a permanent vertical bandsaw and loving it. I...
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    What part of your bandsaw is broken.?I am from...

    What part of your bandsaw is broken.?I am from Durban.We are busy trying to put an old 1940 southbend together so we also have many questions. It looks like your lathe is taiwanese made from the...
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    Its simple. Kobus just wants to put his southbend...

    Its simple. Kobus just wants to put his southbend together again.Tough crowd this. You want to chase one of the few S Africans away. Kobus, Ill be your friend.This place is full of cranky old...
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    Ive noticed the trend in my country is smaller...

    Ive noticed the trend in my country is smaller diesels. We are big in pickups. Toyotas are hard to kill.They are made here but have real small motors now but put out big kw . Same with the volks...
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    Kobus is that another project lying on your...

    Kobus is that another project lying on your table.?The 4x6 bandsaw or am I not seeing properly.?
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    I think Kobus has some good music taste.;);)Isnt...

    I think Kobus has some good music taste.;);)Isnt this just a simple generic southbend 9. We should be able to puzzle it out. Kobus pm me your cell no .Ill give you a call. But Im quite a doff oke.But...
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    Welkom Kobus . Draaibanke is n simple ding om...

    Welkom Kobus . Draaibanke is n simple ding om mekaar te sit .Van watte dorpie af is jy.?Ja ek is n sout piel .Can I guess your day job. You have have to be a musician.:p
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    I didnt quite understand your post . But possibly...

    I didnt quite understand your post . But possibly you were saying the rectangular block on the die should actually be machined so it can go beyond 180 degrees to allow for springback. I dont need 180...
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    In my country a pass mark at school is 30...

    In my country a pass mark at school is 30 percent. They had to do that otherwise no one passes.
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    I havent made a rectangular form tool yet as i...

    I havent made a rectangular form tool yet as i have to drive quite far to buy metal. But I tried the smaller die I machined on some steel pipe. It seems to work real well with little distortion.
    I...
  23. Thread: Making a gear

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    How does this method work if you scale it up ,say...

    How does this method work if you scale it up ,say for the size of southbend gears and would it be feasible to machine a steel gear if one uses silver steel.
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    I wonder how close an approximation I could get...

    I wonder how close an approximation I could get doing it this way. If I set my 90 degree right angle end mill holder in my milling machine and set the head over by just a few degrees and used a 19mm...
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    Milling a half round groove.

    I am trying to complete my tube bending die. I got no response to my tube bender thread so hopefully someone can help me with my dilemma
    I have made my round die but need to make a half round former...
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