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  1. My first lathe was an ESM & it only came with 5...

    My first lathe was an ESM & it only came with 5 hobs, 3 of which were the same pitch. I made one more so have 4 pitches total. But the yard sale ESM also came with a nice sized box of gears,banjos,...
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    Bond ultem 1000/PEI?

    This is for anyone who has actual experience.
    I’ve been googling for a couple days, and have an inquiry out to 3M, have reviewed the data on Loctite’s pdfs.

    I’d like to adhere ultem 1000 to wood,...
  3. Thanks, Irby! Jim & Larry’s posts should...

    Thanks, Irby!

    Jim & Larry’s posts should further clarify.

    Great set up if you need to do a run of short threaded parts.
    Normal set up for OD thread is out/away from spindle; so once dialed in...
  4. I do it. As everyone else has said it can be...

    I do it.
    As everyone else has said it can be hard on your diamond wheel.

    Back in the early daze of eBay one of my kid brothers bought me a DoALL D1030 for $50 at a HS shop auction. Looking...
  5. You seem to find the figure 5 significant. So...

    You seem to find the figure 5 significant.

    So did william carlos williams who included it in a poem.
    In 1928 his friend charles demuth interpreted the poem in a famous painting.
    If you can...
  6. [IMG] chasethred3[IMG] See if ^^^^this^^^^...

    [IMG] chasethred3[IMG]


    See if ^^^^this^^^^ sticks.
    smt

    Trying as a link.....

    chasethred3
  7. How much more diameter do you need? If you...

    How much more diameter do you need?

    If you Remove the stack of set screws that constitute the collet key & hang either a Jacobs rubberflex or Sjogren 2J on the nose, the capacity through the...
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    Easy to deal with, fast shipping. Thanks! smt

    Easy to deal with, fast shipping.
    Thanks!
    smt
  9. Love that area, though adult memories are mostly...

    Love that area, though adult memories are mostly of flying over or landing at some of the small airports. Born not too far from there, closer to State College. Sometime PM’r Andy Lofquist/ Metal...
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    If you have more i’d like the same deal. e h m...

    If you have more i’d like the same deal.

    e h m co fab at g male dot com

    smt
  11. That calumny again. :) Shapers are seldom...

    That calumny again. :)

    Shapers are seldom used because they are not nearly as versatile as a turret mill. Fixture the job once on a T-M and change tools to do every operation: drill
    , slot,...
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    If you are working with small pieces of hardened...

    If you are working with small pieces of hardened steel the surface grinder is appropriate. Can also be used in a manner to attain excellent bright finishes.
    However, surface grinding is very time...
  13. While we’re keeping accounts straight....:) ...

    While we’re keeping accounts straight....:)




    No, BTFabrication first mentioned gun drills in the sense of being extremely expensive.

    I merely pointed out that if such were the choice, they...
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    Pete - OP said Being from France maybe he saw...

    Pete - OP said

    Being from France maybe he saw my planer on Vielle machines a courroies plats & wanted more info. :)

    ( more joking if not obvious. Though the planer is on that site.)

    To...
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    My 35 yr old import mag drill will certainly...

    My 35 yr old import mag drill will certainly drill 7 - 8” deep with one reposition of the drill motor in the T_slot carrier. One of the reason I bought an import at the time. But it can be a factor...
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    310564310565310566 You can plane them both at...

    310564310565310566

    You can plane them both at the same time with good cutting oil & sharp tool. This is an auxilliary table made & planed for one of my table saws with a slider section.

    FWIW...
  17. Just o.ut of curiosity since I have no personal...

    Just o.ut of curiosity since I have no personal experience-

    Given that sailboats have a lot of added mass down low anyway, is there reason to not make the log out of thinner wall stainless tube?
    ...
  18. Thanks, Nick. smt

    Thanks, Nick.

    smt
  19. I tend to agree with the sentiments expressed by...

    I tend to agree with the sentiments expressed by regulars here regarding lazy/poor presentation by the OP that might also best be Posted in the FS forum.

    My language is seldom exemplary.
    However,...
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    That’s a, ahem, cool idea! I’d try it. Easy...

    That’s a, ahem, cool idea!

    I’d try it.

    Easy to practice on scrap.

    smt

    (Re: post # 29)
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    Well if the cranks are not breaking & he likes A2...

    Well if the cranks are not breaking & he likes A2 that’s good.
    Agree about lube issues, though.
    Hudson is a good source for S7 if that is preferred. They used to sell drops but agree it is a bit...
  22. Do you know for sure the original shop was using...

    Do you know for sure the original shop was using a long arbor as sketched or is that your suggestion?
    I wonder if they were actually using something like an Aeon projection tool for the saw. (And...
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    It takes a relatively large wheel to hold thread...

    It takes a relatively large wheel to hold thread profile for any thread length.
    As has been stated, will likely require rough & finish pass(es) so will need dressed at least once. IOW no way...
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    The disconnects look oldish, but I think the...

    The disconnects look oldish, but I think the machines are newer than Ww2.

    From any angle, the 5 spindles are a tell for Davenport.
    Friend used to run them and would bring spindles & components...
  25. Doug- A little more to the story: I saw one...

    Doug-

    A little more to the story:
    I saw one of Brzostek’s auctions that was a junk/consignment store in Syracuse with some obscure pictures of the machines & no description. The way they were...
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