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    Didn't really matter, it was what the machines...

    Didn't really matter, it was what the machines came with. About a 12 dia driving a 60" flywheel.
    Dave
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    We had 3 and 4 belt combos that were made as a...

    We had 3 and 4 belt combos that were made as a unit


    Dave
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    How long are you holding on to the mike, do you...

    How long are you holding on to the mike, do you have insulating gloves on or is this a indicating micrometer on a stand?
    I messed with a coworker as he was measuring carbide punches to .0001, when...
  4. Cheep way, calipers and I have had to do just...

    Cheep way, calipers and I have had to do just your type of part with an angle on the inside. Radius on the tool bit makes it a judgement call. Sometimes all I could do is trial cut and test fit and...
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    At the tech school they heat treated and finish...

    At the tech school they heat treated and finish ground them. I just made mine at work from 4140 pht and used a dovetail cutter. The have held up for years now.
    Dave
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    You still have that copy of National Lampoon? ...

    You still have that copy of National Lampoon?

    Dave
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    If you need an open machine consider a bed mill...

    If you need an open machine consider a bed mill instead of knee. Much more stable.
    Dave
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    Did a lot of 5" id in 660 bronze over the years...

    Did a lot of 5" id in 660 bronze over the years on manual machines. A lot of steps including splitting milling flat and doweling the halves together. used hose clamps to help and light cuts to keep...
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    This company was making punches and dies for the...

    This company was making punches and dies for the plant I worked in. Not sure if they do small lots.

    Dave
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    Turning a thread that course, I would thread away...

    Turning a thread that course, I would thread away from the chuck. There a a few videos on youtube about this.
    here is one and he has a lot of other good videos.
    Threading on a manual lathe BEST...
  11. And of course John Deere kept it's own quick...

    And of course John Deere kept it's own quick connect. I don't know if it is superior though. Years ago the hydraulic connectors were different and we kept adapters in the tool box.

    Dave
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    you might find someone on the hobby shop forums...

    you might find someone on the hobby shop forums easier than here.

    Dave
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    A couple years ago our magnet seemed to be moving...

    A couple years ago our magnet seemed to be moving around and could not keep it ground in. I pulled it off and the corrosion and fretting was ugly.
    Right or wrong I ground the bed and then put the...
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    Interesting, the multiple ways to get there. I...

    Interesting, the multiple ways to get there.
    I used a HS boring bar due to lower tool pressure, Tree mill, but a bit worn and loose.

    Dave
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    As supplied, the rod bearings were about .01"...

    As supplied, the rod bearings were about .01" undersize. So that would probably be Sunnen range. 150 hp tractor been running about 10 years now, so I must have done it right by boring.
    Dave
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    Did some tractor con rods for brother in law a...

    Did some tractor con rods for brother in law a few years ago. they came with recommendations to bore not hone for size. Something about better oil retention if I remember correctly. I would prefer...
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    Last time I was there was probably 10 years ago...

    Last time I was there was probably 10 years ago or so. Fantastic shop. They rebuild a large double action press for the plant.
    Looks to be about the same capability. Did they do a complete...
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    A battery terminal was broke on mine and some...

    A battery terminal was broke on mine and some issues with the fine adjust (mechanical) I emailed trimos and they sent me a mechanical drawing.They would probably repair the board. Mine is an...
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    I have a set of bars that use the CCMT inserts....

    I have a set of bars that use the CCMT inserts. In short, chip clearance between the bar and bore sucks. the insert tip is barely past the bar. If you can turn the bar at a angle to the axis it...
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    A couple years ago our B&S with a walker chuck...

    A couple years ago our B&S with a walker chuck wouldn't stay flat. Found a lot of corrosion. Ended up Grinding the bed, tipping the chuck over and grinding the bottom. Still ended up scraping the...
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    sold dave

    sold

    dave
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    good chance it doesn't even need the angle cut....

    good chance it doesn't even need the angle cut. With out that, its simple enough to make it wouldn't have to last forever and aluminum would likely be fine.

    Dave
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    Once in side the mill will move easily on 1/2"...

    Once in side the mill will move easily on 1/2" waterpipes.
    Dave
  24. Thread: OT retirement

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    Get my home shop (metal and wood) better...

    Get my home shop (metal and wood) better organized and finish the house remodel I started 3 years ago. Yeah, I'm a little slow. Going fishing tomorrow and it doesn't matter if I catch anything.
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    One thing to look at when you purchase a tool...

    One thing to look at when you purchase a tool box/cabinet is how far the drawers open. Both my work ones are ball bearing. The Kennedy opens past the handle of the drawer above it. The Craftsman...
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