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    I'm pretty sure it uses the mother board's floppy...

    I'm pretty sure it uses the mother board's floppy controller , but I know there are some multi function (video) cards in use that have a floppy connector .

    Are you sure the riser card is a...
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    Depends on size of forklift, but we've had far...

    Depends on size of forklift, but we've had far bigger mills moved on forks.
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    Made myself an indicator ... Still need some...

    Made myself an indicator ...

    Still need some finishing work but it functions OK


    more here: SIP coax indicator
  4. Check all the overload switches. There is one for...

    Check all the overload switches. There is one for each motor . Each has a small lever/button to reset it.

    Check the spindle reverse switch , make sure your 3ph in connected so forward is forward...
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    I rough turned the shaft then , drilled and...

    I rough turned the shaft then , drilled and reamed the stainless ball in a 20mm dead length collet before bonding it onto the shaft with loctite 638. Then, with the ball end in the collet ,...
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    Setting Pin/Ball made :

    Setting Pin/Ball made :
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    Next job is to make a setting pin (ball) , but in...

    Next job is to make a setting pin (ball) , but in the mean time I designed this copy of the SIP 'dial indicator' for centring and locating the table.

    [edit] forgot to add...
    Does anyone here...
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    OT: SIP rotary table index adapter etc.

    A while ago I picked up a nice SIP P1-2 20mm tilting rotary table. This is an opportunity to thank Chuck of this parish for sending me a copy of the manual and to show you my indexing adaption.

    I...
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    The whole point of the angled blade is that it is...

    The whole point of the angled blade is that it is only cutting a small portion at a time, that's how it handles the relatively large stick out. There was really very little effort cutting the shape.
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    Original post here: Experimental Skiving tool...

    Original post here:

    Experimental Skiving tool

    tear-drop video :

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1vgFDQXAhy3v7a7YGCB2miPAzrsgjdmHh

    animation:
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    The mayo is accidental water contamination. The...

    The mayo is accidental water contamination.
    The cross slide could have been run at twice the speed but I didn't want to burn up my tool.
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    I just swivel the topslide around to minus 60 ,...

    I just swivel the topslide around to minus 60 , Set the depth with the topslide retracted. Then tread conventionally.

    Be careful as you push the retract lever forward that you don't push the tool...
  13. way oil is going to make the chuck slip on the...

    way oil is going to make the chuck slip on the taper and be pulled in tighter.

    I just wipe it down , perhaps with a little wd40, and snug it in place.

    I have a pin spanner hole in the base of...
  14. IF you can hold the part in a collet (given...

    IF you can hold the part in a collet (given relatively hard part) then a Hardinge HC and a good operator will be pretty quick : No doors to open , easy manual part loading .

    (We're still using a...
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    That's my first attempt rons :-) below is a...

    That's my first attempt rons :-)

    below is a four jaw I adapted by mounting a short adapter and boring both it and the chuck (to keep the stick-out of the chuck as short as possible.

    I've...
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    You really need to be sure the taper needs fixing...

    You really need to be sure the taper needs fixing before you mess with it ! And you need to know you can actually improve it by machining.

    Hard turning will require considerable cutting force...
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    6jaw AKA YouTube chuck :-)

    6jaw AKA YouTube chuck :-)
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    Hi Cesar, No problem :-) pdf here: ...

    Hi Cesar,

    No problem :-) pdf here:

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwXDcXKx2KzlQzJpM2J2TkgwMzA

    Bill
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    Does the handle rotate to a stop or does it...

    Does the handle rotate to a stop or does it appear to do nothing at all as it is turned?

    If it comes to a stop , that would suggest that the cam is pressing against the lock 'bolt' and that the...
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    Most of the broken ones on bay complain about not...

    Most of the broken ones on bay complain about not switching off, and that will almost certainly be bi-metalic strip problem - either bent or broken.
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    I'm already in for a hundred currency units ( i...

    I'm already in for a hundred currency units ( i like toast) and have a very good condition, clean and working t20 , all i need is a new base.

    what are the chances of a ebayer , with minimum...
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    OT: Wanted Sunbeam T20 toaster base

    Do any of our American friends have a old rusty/ non-functioning Sunbeam T20 toaster in their loft or garage?

    I bought a 1958 T20C from ebay and the pillock vendor wrapped it so badly, that after...
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    be aware that many plastics will stress fracture...

    be aware that many plastics will stress fracture and/or creep . Too much interference and your part may fail days, weeks or months later.
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    Long fixture with single centre reference pin . Do half , spin on the pin, then do second half ?

    Bill
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    Model and 3d print :-) ...

    Model and 3d print :-)

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1q8Rx25hVfpMi4QdbsYhmlQdWni-uo-wS
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