Search Results - Practical Machinist - Largest Manufacturing Technology Forum on the Web
Close
Login to Your Account

Search:

Type: Posts; User: thermite

Page 1 of 60 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.27 seconds.

  1. Replies
    9
    Views
    409

    Yes, but it would not be "one spot". It would be...

    Yes, but it would not be "one spot". It would be a pattern, evenly distributed - think knurling - . Not a worry because the speeds in this case are so greatly disparate, nor are they in sync, one...
  2. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,190

    Well, hang on a minute. Taking it on faith he's a...

    Well, hang on a minute. Taking it on faith he's a better truck mechanic than a Machinist, OK. But that don't equate to "inexperienced" just different-experienced. He didn't claim "knowledgeable". The...
  3. Replies
    91
    Views
    5,448

    Sounds like a threat Gordon, given how you used...

    Sounds like a threat Gordon, given how you used to pick fights with Leigh when you got bored over to the other playpen.

    Another good man has the courage to invite us to his dyin' in advance, YOU...
  4. Replies
    78
    Views
    6,166

    Hate to burst yer bubble.. but of the "many"...

    Hate to burst yer bubble.. but of the "many" firms I have executated at, all but Northrop and Esterline failed. Even so, Esterline is a mere shadow of its former self.

    But it wasn't because I...
  5. FWIW-nothing-really: I already have two of...

    FWIW-nothing-really:

    I already have two of them. Plus a 2J Hardinge "loop" nose-lever closer.

    Yours has a rim in better shape than either. One of mine is lobed, will need a touch of the grinder...
  6. Replies
    70
    Views
    2,347

    I could see MOST of even the one still inside the...

    I could see MOST of even the one still inside the machine. Certainly enough to confirm that in all three cases, both of the pair are a visual match ,and none have any terminals save what are at the...
  7. Replies
    70
    Views
    2,347

    OK.. i just took a strong LED flash and eyeballed...

    OK.. i just took a strong LED flash and eyeballed all three sets I have here.

    One out of my '42, knpwn to have been running on 3-Phase, prior owner having posted on PM about a shitfer fork issues,...
  8. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,165

    Well.. it's almost 2020.. if 2020 doesn't get...

    Well.. it's almost 2020.. if 2020 doesn't get cancelled because both sides are out of candidates as could legally run for office or take the oath without perjuring themselves, getting impeached - the...
  9. Nearly all other radials have longer collars. ...

    Nearly all other radials have longer collars.

    With all the mass out on the rail, they have to have.

    By use of counterbalance, the bearing surface need not be as long. These ones have as much as...
  10. Replies
    70
    Views
    2,347

    The best news about that.. is that you are...

    The best news about that.. is that you are putting the 10EE back to OEM. "As built".

    Which means.. we all have the same drawings and experience. That makes it easier to assist each other.
    ...
  11. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,204

    Due for a dose of the obvious? There ain't a...

    Due for a dose of the obvious?

    There ain't a lot of POINT is doing one gear, the hard way, and probably rather badly, if-even the FIRST go works... when you aren't going into the BIZNESS of...
  12. That's better. Him having hands-on. I mean.....

    That's better. Him having hands-on.

    I mean.. what if you don't live forever, after all?

    :D
  13. Replies
    268
    Views
    16,450

    "Rot"? Something is rotted inside your HEAD...

    "Rot"?

    Something is rotted inside your HEAD if:

    "It's all about political blame-game, so I'll hit the bystanders, the partially guilty players, and the uninvolved FIRST, nastier, crazier, and...
  14. Bill's one respected the Hardinge bed, had...

    Bill's one respected the Hardinge bed, had invested some WORK into making that part proper.

    But... other vee and flat ways? So long as not overly tall lots of them can be bought cheap and used.
    ...
  15. Replies
    91
    Views
    5,448

    Lawsters. including my US Law prof of 47 years...

    Lawsters. including my US Law prof of 47 years ago who just handled a matter for me last year.. Solicitors, Barristers, Judges, Jurists in general, UK as well as US...will tell you there IS NO agreed...
  16. Well it ain't LIGHT, but still .. there is good...

    Well it ain't LIGHT, but still .. there is good deal of "air" inside that cover on the head. And there is enough travel to get it clean without removal.
    Messed-up gib or such? Diffrent story.
    ...
  17. It is not ORDINARILY a "big deal" on a 10EE. They...

    It is not ORDINARILY a "big deal" on a 10EE. They are usually turbine-smooth, even in a tough interrupted cut. Heavy machine. Smaller work zone than most LIGHT lathes with a quarter the mass of a...
  18. Replies
    9
    Views
    409

    My "Precise" brand grinders are the older...

    My "Precise" brand grinders are the older generation, Variac powered. Both spec a 15 or 20 minute slow-ramp & warm-up for the benefit of THEIR bearings. The McGonegal J-35 isn't meant to be put...
  19. Not that nostalgic, usually. I'm from Northside,...

    Not that nostalgic, usually. I'm from Northside, y'see. Still own property there.

    As far "from" it as practical, most years, Pittsburgh having held the original patents on political thievery for...
  20. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,190

    WHAT "flack"? And what are you recommending? ...

    WHAT "flack"?

    And what are you recommending?

    A posse should be sworn-in to gallop over and ADD "flack" to that other thread like dogs pissing on a fire-hydrant 'coz it was short-rationed,...
  21. Replies
    91
    Views
    5,448

    Happy to second Mark Rand for moderator - he...

    Happy to second Mark Rand for moderator - he being willing and all.
  22. Great news! Not necessarily. There's space to...

    Great news!

    Not necessarily. There's space to get ignorant bottle jacks and grillage UNDER all of it. It doesn't need to come off the column, just has to be moveable to no fewer than two...
  23. Replies
    70
    Views
    2,347

    It is not impossible the windings are fine, not...

    It is not impossible the windings are fine, not jumpered, either.

    Fault causing the FA to not operate as expected COULD be right out in plain view and reach on the armature and contacts side,...
  24. Replies
    5
    Views
    295

    If it is an unmentionable? "What he needs for it"...

    If it is an unmentionable? "What he needs for it" can get a person in need of drug rehab.

    Might be kinder to give him a Gift Certificate to a ladies fancy-smalls store and see if he can parlay...
  25. Yah but.. I wasn't kidding about the "wedding...

    Yah but.. I wasn't kidding about the "wedding night" effect.

    AS "previously" a non-machinist, he will take pride and enjoyment out of getting to know it, asking for guidance, sorting stuff out...
Results 1 to 25 of 1500
Page 1 of 60 1 2 3 4