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

Search:

Type: Posts; User: memphisjed

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. candy black/red with ghost flames is tasteful. ...

    candy black/red with ghost flames is tasteful. metallic glitter, gaudy.
    If you have clean metal that has that cast grey sparkle why not hot wax it?
  2. doesn't sheet turn into plate at 3/16"?

    doesn't sheet turn into plate at 3/16"?
  3. I guess technically 1/4 x 1/8 could be plate, if...

    I guess technically 1/4 x 1/8 could be plate, if you turned it to 1/8x 1/4. bending forks and cold, you can do as complicated as you can imagine, a rubber mallet and anvil horn/ tree stump works...
  4. Replies
    3
    Views
    347

    piranha had a smaller conveyor laser punch drill...

    piranha had a smaller conveyor laser punch drill machine. Not sure if they still have it or it went to Whitney line (same company). Trumpf trulaser 1000 is really small foot print, not sure if it...
  5. Replies
    16
    Views
    983

    just work the heat from one end to the other. ...

    just work the heat from one end to the other. 4-6 inch red and walk it down. do not touch the black copper, it will brand you new vocabulary. work completely around pipe, not length as you walk...
  6. Replies
    16
    Views
    983

    turn lights out (dark room or corner works,...

    turn lights out (dark room or corner works, doesn't have to be black dark), heat areas you want to dark cherry color (why the dark room, you can go over temp and it will not be disaster- wasted heat...
  7. Replies
    6
    Views
    355

    tried with a grinder, like a 7 inch with cubitron...

    tried with a grinder, like a 7 inch with cubitron or blaze fiberdisk? The blaze moves metal without wrist shock, cost more per pound of metal removed.
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    348

    ok, ill bite. I see lots of red wires: self...

    ok, ill bite. I see lots of red wires:
    self assembling replicator?
    self assembling welder?
    a tea maker?
  9. Simple as that!

    Simple as that!
  10. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,354

    258582sometimes we forget to see what is around. ...

    258582sometimes we forget to see what is around. this is across the road, the river normally is not there.. egrets bunched up, not sure what they are feasting on, no frog noises outside the peepers...
  11. kinda. use tc bolts and cut threads to angle...

    kinda. use tc bolts and cut threads to angle depth, hole drilled to 25/32 and center punch the back side with serious authority. or cut threads and tack backside ala plug weld lite with 3/4 or...
  12. Replies
    15
    Views
    594

    counterbender needs grease and is not riding...

    counterbender needs grease and is not riding center. the draw die can leave a finger print/not a scar, the scar and stretch at end shows counter die holding pipe, not supporting pipe. I think...
  13. Replies
    15
    Views
    594

    tight radius and thin wall is double wammy. ...

    tight radius and thin wall is double wammy. Grease liberally your counter bender, and then add more just because you missed a spot. If it is stepping out of round on the inside radius reduce...
  14. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,765

    how does the repair look? did you glass or...

    how does the repair look?
    did you glass or carbon fiber under the outer vernier? was this reinforcement on inside and outside of curve?
  15. Replies
    6
    Views
    360

    Maybe someone learning cad on here will do it? ...

    Maybe someone learning cad on here will do it? It is not as easy to get right as a 1 hr job. I can give pointers that help me out on this type of work...
    First I would trace outline as close as...
  16. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,468

    why are there no small rotary compressors? I see...

    why are there no small rotary compressors? I see compressors rated/sold on hp, but looking at cfm at mild pressure (90) a screw compressor with apples to apples motor is far better.
    I am impressed...
  17. If it is just the packaging ups and fed ex office...

    If it is just the packaging ups and fed ex office do this everyday all day. They are better at boxing stuff up than you are, kind of like they are skilled professionals at it; I am almost positive...
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    569

    plasma 5" ?!

    plasma 5" ?!
  19. Replies
    6
    Views
    360

    I am not a fan of it compared to adobe...

    I am not a fan of it compared to adobe illustrator or corel but inkscape is the open source freeware illustrator answer. Worth downloading and playing with. You will spend many hours working at...
  20. Replies
    185
    Views
    21,393

    Restaurant is manufacturing. You only have less...

    Restaurant is manufacturing. You only have less lead time in food service. Being a line cook in school taught me more about production than working in a production shop- the pace is obscene, the...
  21. Replies
    6
    Views
    360

    Not a cam question, this is cad work. I use...

    Not a cam question, this is cad work. I use illustrator for this type of work, much better at drawing and editing drawing than cad is. After you have a tight tracing done you can open it a cad...
  22. Replies
    185
    Views
    21,393

    Kickstarters blanket contract has lots of wiggle...

    Kickstarters blanket contract has lots of wiggle room, so far Swissmak has checked off each box in exceptions for timely completion. Swissmak even has on table last option which is give backers a...
  23. Replies
    185
    Views
    21,393

    I agree that entry barrier for kickstarter et al...

    I agree that entry barrier for kickstarter et al is low, that is a positive for the intent of it. I have funded two items, got one..I accept the risk on the front end. It is in the terms that you...
  24. Replies
    185
    Views
    21,393

    I agree, sending half machines or kits would kill...

    I agree, sending half machines or kits would kill swissmak brand. I hope Perry comes back with a plan, and action, to start sending out finished machines. It looks better than almost anything else...
  25. there are full size swiss machines on a fifth...

    there are full size swiss machines on a fifth floor cranking out spines down the street from here.
    The machines you listed are not heavier than normal office load for the floor. books are heavy,...
Results 1 to 25 of 247
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4