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    One way to get a cyclic load is to have a...

    One way to get a cyclic load is to have a continuous belt that goes up and over a pulley and then back down to a lower pulley. On the belt, or chain, have a single load that is lifted up one side...
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    Watched some of the harvest on utube and read a...

    Watched some of the harvest on utube and read a bit. Seems you have similar issues that we have with grass seed here in the Willamette Valley. Have to swath just right to prevent shattering and...
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    I can remember having something similar on one of...

    I can remember having something similar on one of the old tractors Grandpa had. What are you cutting this time of the year that is so wet? Swathers have been in the shed around here for awhile.
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    Great solution and execution. When I steal your...

    Great solution and execution. When I steal your design I think that instead of welding in the handles I will bore a 1/2" hole and then a 3/8" thread at the bottom. Then put a thread on the end of...
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    Sliding calipers (vernier, dial, digital)- yes...

    Sliding calipers (vernier, dial, digital)- yes
    Micrometers- yes
    Dial gauges- yes
    Test indicator- yes
    Sensitive (.0001"/.001mm) test indicator- yes
    Telescoping gauges- yes
    Small hole gauges- yes...
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    On the cylinder part of the timing of the steam...

    On the cylinder part of the timing of the steam inlet is that the intake valve opens a bit before TDC so that the steam pressure assists in stopping the piston so that it can reverse for the next...
  7. Thread: Two Questions

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    If memory serves me good the max piston speed is...

    If memory serves me good the max piston speed is when the rod is tangent to the the circle made by the rod throw on the crank. The position is dependent on the rod length.

    lg
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    "case steam engine and deutz tractor having a...

    "case steam engine and deutz tractor having a play"

    It's kinda sad that grown men can't tell the difference between a Deutz and a John Deere especially when its the first line of the description. ...
  9. This was my thought. Common to have water in the...

    This was my thought. Common to have water in the bottom of the solvent tank to allow solids to precipitate out. If your worried about rust, where is the O2 coming from? I would also think that if...
  10. Two things that I have experienced. 1. The...

    Two things that I have experienced.
    1. The spinners get stuff in them and clog the ports. The ones that I have messed with come apart so they can be cleaned from the inside.

    2. the inlet to the...
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    Criterion type boring heads can come without a...

    Criterion type boring heads can come without a shank. Order the shank desperately; https://www.travers.com/shanks-adapters/p/52933/?lite=true&pricelistname=SITE . They are available at most...
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    Since you have your trailer on hand measure and...

    Since you have your trailer on hand measure and cut a couple of 2x's to span the width of the trailer inside. Once you have the machine/pallet loaded lag the 2x's to the top of the pallet so they...
  13. I have a son that is taking the shop tools, so I...

    I have a son that is taking the shop tools, so I have that covered. I also belong to a model engineers club that has in the past as a club gone in and valued or sold a deceased members shop so the...
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    Are you calling the Turret the rotary motion of...

    Are you calling the Turret the rotary motion of the head around the column, assuming this is a Bridgeport style turret mill? If so then the turret can be at any angle to the table and the spindle...
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    Might it be easier and cheaper to start with a...

    Might it be easier and cheaper to start with a threaded nut/insert and go from there?

    https://www.roton.com/family/acme-right-screws-and-nuts-7059501/

    Quite a few vendors with these items...
  16. In addition to the mainline machining channels I...

    In addition to the mainline machining channels I really got hooked on the Clickspring series on the Antikythera Mechanism, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ML4tw_UzqZE . Nothing I'd ever do but...
  17. I have both and use the height gauge 9/1 over...

    I have both and use the height gauge 9/1 over gauge blocks. That said the height gauge is not so useful without a surface plate to go with it. If I were doing more precision work that requires the...
  18. Some years ago I read a bit in one of the...

    Some years ago I read a bit in one of the 'Machinist Bedside Readers' about a guy that would get a print and study it. As he did so he would ocassionaily pull a tool out and set it on the bench. ...
  19. Whats wrong with B&S taper tooling is that it's...

    Whats wrong with B&S taper tooling is that it's an old standard that has probably not been produced on a machine spindle in 50 years. So it is limited in the variety of tooling that you can get new...
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    I have some Thorogood boots that work well for...

    I have some Thorogood boots that work well for me.

    lg
    no neat sig line
  21. Thread: Forum problem.

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    http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/attachment.php?at...

    http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=789&d=1471384466

    If you go to the community tab above, click albums, create an album and then add your pictures there. Once in the...
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    Good on you getting a new mill. When you speak...

    Good on you getting a new mill. When you speak of a VFD as well as power feeds on 3 axis, have you given thought to the total wiring of the machine? Are the power feeds 3 phase or single? If 3...
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    Can you link to the place you got the minimum...

    Can you link to the place you got the minimum load information? Is it referring to the load or current used while idling or the smallest load that should be driven by that RPC?
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    On these threads about backlash it seem that most...

    On these threads about backlash it seem that most focus on the screw/nut thread wear. But there is a third place that will introduce backlash and that is the thrust bearing at one or both ends of...
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    If your needing precision on size stock can you...

    If your needing precision on size stock can you tell us your intended use? Thompson Rod, to quote our old shop manager, is harder than a whores heart. If you need a bearing surface then this could...
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