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  1. Well got her fixed, must be a bit of variety in...

    Well got her fixed, must be a bit of variety in the hold downs over the years as the ones i copied weren't quite right and had to be modified quite a bit to work. Thanks again crrmeyer it gave me a...
  2. Thanks crrmeyer, I appreciate you taking the time...

    Thanks crrmeyer, I appreciate you taking the time to do that for me.
    Darrell
  3. help with missing parts for diacro shear

    I was hoping someone might be able to help me wit some measurements for the parts circled in the photo, my shear is missing these. the pivots are pretty straightforward so should be able to get them...
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    I guess it all depends on the kind of work you...

    I guess it all depends on the kind of work you do. If you need a machine to lump off chunks to machine most anything will do . If you want a good machine to do fabrication and your not needing to be...
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    Grounded to the metal bench. Thanks for the...

    Grounded to the metal bench. Thanks for the replys. Now i know more then i did before:)
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    Welder ground through other machines.

    Not sure if this is an issue or not but when i was spooling out wire from the mig gut today to see if i could figure out my feeding issues the wire touched the table on my disk sander and arked . It...
  7. That made me smile. :)

    That made me smile. :)
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    Hmm. Thats odd. Without seeing your setup its...

    Hmm. Thats odd. Without seeing your setup its hard to know if its correct. When you swung the compound did you reset the cutter perpendicular to the work? For 24 tpi you don't really need to swing it...
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    Advance the compound not the crosslide.

    Advance the compound not the crosslide.
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    Frugal is a better word, no disrespect meant. I...

    Frugal is a better word, no disrespect meant. I asked the seller for some better photos saying although i wasn't a buyer i was interested in it. If i get any i will post them.
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    Interesting homemade mill

    Came across this listing for sale, says its homemade and looks it to me but its a pretty sophisticated one. Back geared , horizontal vertical, dovetailed horizontal head, rotating vertical head. Its...
  12. Thanks Heavey Metal. A lot of what you wrote is...

    Thanks Heavey Metal. A lot of what you wrote is above my head as I am not a proper machinist only someone who appreciates the craft and sometimes get to do a little as part of a fabrication project....
  13. OK then. There is an angle on the flank could be...

    OK then. There is an angle on the flank could be worn like that or do square threads have some taper to them despitethe name?
  14. Pretty sure its not square.87003

    Pretty sure its not square.87003
  15. Looks like I was counting wrong then but 5/8 6...

    Looks like I was counting wrong then but 5/8 6 doesn't seem to be any more common although popular with the clamp makers as I have many clamps from different makers using it.
  16. I believe so87000

    I believe so87000
  17. 5/8 7 tpi acme thread. tap or nuts available?

    I have a number of old c clamps that i don't use because the frames are rather lightly cast ( Tailor - Forbes) Canadian company went out of business in the 50s) they do however have a nice acme screw...
  18. I believe thats a decorative finish called engine...

    I believe thats a decorative finish called engine turning
    Engine turnings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    Roll Bender Advice

    Sorry about the crap photos, uploaded from my phone with taptalk, seems to make the resolution suck
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    Roll Bender Advice

    Shop outfitters makes a nice manual bender, i think it only goes to 2 inches wide. Mine is a copy of a Chinese copy of the shop outfitters one. The Chinese ebay photos were easer to reverse engineer...
  21. Larry, not a real machinist myself but I have...

    Larry, not a real machinist myself but I have done this a couple of times, I first checked to see if the body was hardened by seeing if my scriber would scratch it and it did so I figured I should be...
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    Tiger foam

    Tiger foam
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    My experience sucked

    I would stay away from the home kits my experience was awfull. My kit sprayed off ratio and I ended up with about a third of a tank of one of the chemicalsleft over this meant my foam wasn't curing...
  24. I should add that I only use 1/2 inch shank bits...

    I should add that I only use 1/2 inch shank bits for this. 1/4 inch are not rigid enough.
    Darrell
  25. I am sure more qualified people will chime in...

    I am sure more qualified people will chime in but until they do I can say that I have done it and had good results. Take lightish cuts and use wd40 for lube and high rpms. I will qualify my...
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