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  1. Love to see your pix, hope you can find them. ...

    Love to see your pix, hope you can find them.

    metalmagpie
  2. I don't know really anything about 3D printing....

    I don't know really anything about 3D printing. That part was all done by a friend of mine.
    I do know it didn't involve any scanning. We had original parts to work from but I wanted them made...
  3. Canedy Otto no. 36 drill press power downfeed stop collar set

    I have been working on restoring the above-mentioned machine. It came to me without the downfeed stop collar. The purpose of this split stop collar is to trip the power downfeed kickout lever and...
  4. I ordered a spare drill press lamp socket...

    I ordered a spare drill press lamp socket recently. Had to do some fitting on the ears but now it works great. I don't remember which company I ordered it from, probably Grizzly, Jet or HF.
  5. I had scratching problems too until I put a...

    I had scratching problems too until I put a slight radius on the corners of my scraper blade.
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    I weary of people using this forum solely to...

    I weary of people using this forum solely to shill for youtube.
  7. What is this, a commercial? What a crock!

    What is this, a commercial? What a crock!
  8. The world is filled with super flexible hoses....

    The world is filled with super flexible hoses. Not many are rated for welding gases.
  9. source for very flexible welding gas hoses?

    I am setting up a magnetic tracer pattern burner. I have it adjusted (leveled) so that the arm will move very easily and drift to a stop with almost no rebound. That's without hoses. In this state I...
  10. I found a contact-free tachometer that uses a...

    I found a contact-free tachometer that uses a laser and shiny tape for $5 used. Or, get a Starrett speed indicator.
  11. I used a cordless drill with a bit somewhere...

    I used a cordless drill with a bit somewhere about 3/8" to break up the impacted chips. Then they came out OK. I believe I have already cleaned all 52 holes.

    I have already tried the...
  12. I plan to make a bunch of 1x5" pins with tapped...

    I plan to make a bunch of 1x5" pins with tapped holes on each end. These could be placed in a line and a part could be clamped against them. More pins could be placed in a perpendicular line and...
  13. the fluid would run out the bottom of the hole,...

    the fluid would run out the bottom of the hole, won't work
  14. how to clean out 1" holes in old planer table?

    I have the table from an old small planer. It has tee slots and also a regular grid of 1" holes. This image should give you the idea:

    http://nwnative.us/Grant/images/temp/tableHoles.jpg

    I have...
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    Please do check, thanks! metalmagpie

    Please do check, thanks!

    metalmagpie
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    I think you're climbing the wrong tree. A bend...

    I think you're climbing the wrong tree. A bend like that should be made on a bar folder.

    metalmagpie
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    When a drill's shank won't go back into the drill...

    When a drill's shank won't go back into the drill index, chuck the drill up by the flutes and spin it up and hold a medium India stone against it. In just a few seconds the burrs will again be small...
  18. Try just any old 1340 lathe manual e.g. ...

    Try just any old 1340 lathe manual e.g.

    https://cdme.osu.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/kent_high_speed_precission_lathe-operation-manual.pdf
  19. It looks like some knobs are missing in your...

    It looks like some knobs are missing in your second picture.
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    Give onlinemetals.com a try. They are owned by...

    Give onlinemetals.com a try. They are owned by Schnitzer Steel, a huge German conglomerate. Their product line is getting broader all the time. They don't have much tool steel beyond 4340 (or other...
  21. Look for any generic Taiwanese 1340 lathe. It...

    Look for any generic Taiwanese 1340 lathe. It might be branded Enco, Grizzly or Jet. Yours may be very similar.

    You can't figure out what spindle you have? It could be a D1-4, if so, get a D1-4...
  22. Near New York City.

    Near New York City.
  23. OT can you ID this car from a 1913 family photo?

    My wife is working on a book about her father's family. In it is this picture:

    http://nwnative.us/Karen/Genealogy/EthelHeilPhotos/1913LewisGrace&children.jpg

    She carefully lists the names of...
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    I have a 14" Orbit (generic '80s Taiwan) which...

    I have a 14" Orbit (generic '80s Taiwan) which used to make a lot of noise. I put a DC motor on it and removed the idler pulley. With a single AX belt and DC motor it's ever so much smoother and...
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    Try Google Translate. Really. Doesn't do so well...

    Try Google Translate. Really. Doesn't do so well with Icelandic (pretty much Old Norse) but does fine with modern Scandinavian languages like Swedish.

    You might want to compose an email to them...
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