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  1. Thanks for the reply and helpful information. I...

    Thanks for the reply and helpful information. I hope others will find it useful too. Unfortunately
    for me, I think this project has gone to someone else as I have not heard back from the company...
  2. Ok, Thank you for the link. I should have thought...

    Ok, Thank you for the link. I should have thought about looking at Fusion 360
    rather than ProtoTrak?

    Cismontguy
  3. Can you use Fusion 360 CAM on a Prototrak CNC Mill or Lathe?

    Hello Forum,

    I am wondering whether you can use Fusion 360 generated G-code on a ProtoTrak CNC Mill or Lathe.
    I went to the ProtoTrak web site could not not easily find any idea as to whether...
  4. OK, Thank you everyone. #14-24 sound right. Guess...

    OK, Thank you everyone. #14-24 sound right. Guess I know how my morning will be spent tomorrow on the lathe. Crazy that it is one thread on one engine and another thread on another engine of the same...
  5. Unusual thread/bolt on 1918 US built engine. Need help find out about.

    I am rebuilding a 1918 antique motor. I have three bolt holes for the front cam shaft bearing that I need bolts for. I have some bolts that came, loose with the engine, that fit the threaded holes in...
  6. Thanks fro the link. I found these fine people in...

    Thanks fro the link. I found these fine people in my earlier search. They do not offer small quantities of their nitrate salts, unfortunately. I only need 2-3 lbs worth. They sell in the 100s lf lbs...
  7. Yes, we both agree. I am not sure it is truly...

    Yes, we both agree. I am not sure it is truly necessary? Its up to my client. I was kind of interested in the process. I am sure its impossible to buy a small quantity of the Nitrate salts, but who...
  8. Heat treating aluminum sheet metal part? Salt bath?

    I've been asked to make a small "11" x 3" x 3/4" formed, bent sheet metal part for a customer. The original drawing calls for the 0.025 Alclad Aluminum part to be "heat treated" to some specification...
  9. Thanks for all your help. Sorry about the...

    Thanks for all your help. Sorry about the picture. It was the only one I could find at the end of the day. The calipers I am working on have a dial indicator (not digital). It makes NO difference for...
  10. I'll tell you the BEST INVESTMENT I ever made was...

    I'll tell you the BEST INVESTMENT I ever made was buying a good, professional accounting software like Quickbooks Pro and giving my part time accountant the boot. It took me 2-3 month doing the...
  11. machining hardened Stainless? Need some help.

    Hello Forum,

    I have a client who has asked me to help him modify all his dial indicator calipers. These calipers have "hardened Stainless Steel outside jaws (Item #1 in the picture attached) that...
  12. I just did a "find" search on my MS Outlook...

    I just did a "find" search on my MS Outlook calendar and there was no less than 14 times I have reported this issue to my Landlord for JUST the A/C not working since I started my lease 5 years ago. I...
  13. Hello Forum, I went and got a copy of the lease...

    Hello Forum, I went and got a copy of the lease from work. It clearly states on the 1st page, "Services" In addition thereto the Landlord shall be responsible for the maintenance and of all...
  14. You know that is a good question. I will have to...

    You know that is a good question. I will have to double check that, on Monday. Thanks.
  15. Landlord will not repair broken down heating/cooling. What to do/solve the problem?

    Hello Forum,

    My landlord will not repair the broken down 30 year old heating and cooling system in our shop we lease from him. He sends the Super over who has little or no idea how to fix the...
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    Thanks everyone for their suggestions. They are...

    Thanks everyone for their suggestions. They are all very helpful. Right now I did 2 things that have worked. 1.)Slowed the feed rate of my cutting mill. 2.) changed the order of operations. I have to...
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    Vacuum leak testing for?

    Hello Forum,

    I have built a small 3" x 2" vacuum table/platform to hold down a 0.032" thick blank of aluminum I need to mill into a custom "tag" over and over. I am using a 6 CFM vacuum pump that...
  18. Here is a picture of the kind of machine...

    Here is a picture of the kind of machine (function wise) that we are trying to build. The shaper head moves into the spar and then can be withdrawn, when the correct length of material has been...
  19. Hello Stephen, I am familiar with contour shaping...

    Hello Stephen, I am familiar with contour shaping with a bearing and a rub bushing, but I do not think that will work in this instance. The pieces of wood we are trying to pocket with the shaper are...
  20. Hi MacGyver, We did have a small CNC router in...

    Hi MacGyver, We did have a small CNC router in our shop 48"x60" but it was just not powerful enough to do this work in any kind of reasonable time frame. 2-3 hours to machine one shaped pocket that...
  21. Spindle shaper where the head can be moved into the work? Any Ideas?

    Hello everyone,

    I am trying to either find or build a wood working machine that I believe does not exist anymore but maybe someone out there knows of a source or has some ideas of how to go about...
  22. Thanks! that is the search term I did not know!...

    Thanks! that is the search term I did not know! "Electrical Contact Rivets". I will see what we can find? Hopefully someone out there still sells them?

    Cismontguy
  23. Tungsten would be fine. I might be able to use...

    Tungsten would be fine. I might be able to use one of our TIG welding electrodes. That is very helpful, thanks!
  24. Source for very small platinum points material?

    We are rebuilding an 1918 hand cranked magneto. One of the parts that is missing is a single platinum point, contact that is 3/32" in diameter and probably only 3/32" tall, or deep. The tip of the...
  25. Yes, that is my assumption too. It is not always...

    Yes, that is my assumption too. It is not always possible to get the same kind of sheet aluminum as was used in the 20's because lets face it, aluminum sheet is better formulated now a days. I expect...
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