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  1. the tool, not the operation. its delrin,...

    the tool, not the operation.

    its delrin, don't think you need an ironworker to push it through. prob do it with a drill press if you had a 10 step tool.
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    I smell something, 5 months at sea in that little...

    I smell something, 5 months at sea in that little egg without re-provisioning... how many crew? just the water required would be half the internal volume. catching rainwater made more difficult by...
  3. how it works over here is you actually state what...

    how it works over here is you actually state what you are looking to do, and what tooling and skills you have to do it with, and what level of precision is needed.

    you want to buy a broach? you...
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    nice machines, thats a shapely shaper! I think...

    nice machines, thats a shapely shaper! I think i't's got the largest nameplate I've ever seen on a machine tool, (or on almost anything for that matter!) really nice to see them in such nearly...
  5. be sure you mark that tip modified for propane! ...

    be sure you mark that tip modified for propane! engrave with dremel or other permanent marking.
  6. Ahh, you dont have it set up, got it. :sulk: ...

    Ahh, you dont have it set up, got it. :sulk:

    Now a tube readout is something I can really get behind! If you make that work, post a thread on that for sure!!
  7. haha! ok, MAGA. maga manga muggy muppet...

    haha! ok, MAGA. maga manga muggy muppet whatever..:D
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    I think you have instant cred here with what you...

    I think you have instant cred here with what you have already shown us there, nice!
    I'm not much help, but I think you will find plenty of assistance here. welcome and good luck!
  9. please don't give him any ideas... OP is prob a...

    please don't give him any ideas... OP is prob a MANGA dude anyway, so go ahead.. (just kidding!) funny, somehow he's getting slagged for the sideways pics, and nobody ripped him for asking way too...
  10. Im not sure you would get any more accuracy just...

    Im not sure you would get any more accuracy just swapping out scales, unless you are having problems with them I wouldn't bother, especially if the machines are "loose". find out the type and...
  11. Nice work sag180! Thanks for posting, you will...

    Nice work sag180! Thanks for posting, you will note it lists a tire & rim assy. For the tapered wheel also, but I think it will differ from a normal tire to fit the crowned wheel. Im sure someone...
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    YEA DUDE!!! I saved 3 1/2 ( ALMOST FOUR!!!!)...

    YEA DUDE!!! I saved 3 1/2 ( ALMOST FOUR!!!!) grams on my brakes!!!! RIGHTEOUS DUDE!!!! good fucking god...
  13. wow! pretty much says it all...thanks for posting

    wow! pretty much says it all...thanks for posting
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    Just curious, why cant you order from foreign...

    Just curious, why cant you order from foreign Sources IT, GR, UK? ( in general, at the moment things might be difficult)
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    maybe start with 1" and face it off on both...

    maybe start with 1" and face it off on both sides, whole lotta extra, and it still might warp, but you gotta chance.
    how about asymmetrically so the c of mass is on the centerline of original plate?
  16. yep, knock a zero off that, and MIGHT sell that...

    yep, knock a zero off that, and MIGHT sell that stuff if it is in new condition. thing is, buying a cutting tool isn't like buying a box of bolts , the ONLY value to a serious user is the 2...
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    for a little job like this anything with a...

    for a little job like this anything with a positive rake would work. they make grades specifically for cast iron, but unless you cut a lot of that, get one for steel and cast iron
  18. Im not a DoAll expert, but I think every model I...

    Im not a DoAll expert, but I think every model I know of had tires.

    have got to hand it to that guy for coming up with that! especially if he concocted that swill on the fly, very impressive. the...
  19. oh, lets say light/medium! seriously, not a...

    oh, lets say light/medium! seriously, not a crapped out SB 9 and a sherline FFS. yea, what I was thinking, turning, ok, tapping, not so much, without some special precautions..
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    if your as turned surface roughness on a finish...

    if your as turned surface roughness on a finish pass is .0015 you have issues. try a sharp carbide tool, (inspect with a 10X loupe), look for the shiny "high islands", review all basics for turning...
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    second that, cheap cast iron (any cast iron...

    second that, cheap cast iron (any cast iron really, but WAY more likely in cheap stuff) can have some very hard spots in it. in fact once got some cheap pre-threaded backplate blanks (a while ago,...
  22. post some pictures. make sure the data plate is...

    post some pictures. make sure the data plate is legible and that will really help us help you. :)
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    diamond dressing tools are available from any...

    diamond dressing tools are available from any major tool supplier, msc, travers, victor machine etc. you want a single point 1/4 ct or so, the round shank tools are quite reasonable. you can hold...
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    just a bump for your isolation watching pleasure....

    just a bump for your isolation watching pleasure. (makes the 3" AA shells look easy)
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    those wheels need dressing! the old fashioned...

    those wheels need dressing! the old fashioned star wheel dressers actually work well, but diamond is nicer.
    If you are just taking .010 off a screwdriver tip it doesn't matter as much, but before...
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