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    This video at 18:40 shows how much effort is...

    This video at 18:40 shows how much effort is required
    to manually trim the 737 after turning off power to the jackscrew motor.

    YouTube


    Chuck
    Burbank, CA
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    SAE, "What methods/machines/tooling...

    SAE,



    "What methods/machines/tooling would other forum members employ if faced with the same modification requirement?"

    I have done this on a lathe with appropriate carbide insert on...
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    William Bryson Book

    I almost forgot, if your going to heat treat, and temper your coils, this book is highly recommended:

    Heat Treatment, Selection, and Application of Tool Steels 2E
    Author: Bryson, W.

    Heat...
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    I would check out "This Old Tony" video here: ...

    I would check out "This Old Tony" video here:

    YouTube

    Shows how to make a spring using your lathe.

    Chuck
    Burbank, CA
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    PM sent Chuck Burbank, CA

    PM sent


    Chuck
    Burbank, CA
  6. Zahnrad, Pic links fixed, let me know if you...

    Zahnrad,

    Pic links fixed, let me know if you still have a problem.

    Chuck
    Burbank, CA
  7. Zahnrad, Closest thing I have to a small...

    Zahnrad,

    Closest thing I have to a small boring mill jaw are in the photos below. Full size jaw for reference. The middle unit has a face of 4.5" and the smallest has a face of 2.5".

    All were...
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    Larry, "pinche chingadera" I haven't heard...

    Larry,

    "pinche chingadera"

    I haven't heard that term in years!

    Thanks for making me laugh.

    Chuck
    Burbank, CA
  9. Just for my edification, wouldn't an NPT to...

    Just for my edification, wouldn't an NPT to Swagelok tube fitting work?

    Drill, ream, and tap NPT thread, no welding required.
    ...
  10. Joe, If your not into a cloud based software,...

    Joe,

    If your not into a cloud based software, look at Alibre. Fits your budget too. From their site:

    "Alibre Atom3D
    Unlike some other software, you own your license of Alibre Atom3D and you...
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    Terry, What is the final hardness after...

    Terry,

    What is the final hardness after tempering?

    I have turned RC 53 or so parts on the lathe with carbide tooling.

    Very nice finish.

    Chuck
    Burbank, CA
  12. Would the key also enable one to loosen the chuck...

    Would the key also enable one to loosen the chuck that was tightened by hand? My complaint with the keyless chucks is that sometimes they are difficult to loosen by hand and I use a strap wrench to...
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    With a battery that expensive, I would desulphate...

    With a battery that expensive, I would desulphate it first. I think Milacron Don had a charger/desulphater setup that he liked. Expensive tho. A lot of battery shops can do this for you.

    Chuck...
  14. Frigzy, My favorite is 1144 Stressproof. ...

    Frigzy,

    My favorite is 1144 Stressproof. Tough, machines well and wears well in the shop.

    Only downside is that is can't be welded. Tho I might try brazing it someday.

    Chuck
    Burbank, CA
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    "Don't forget that dogs need Z87.1+ eyewear!...

    "Don't forget that dogs need Z87.1+ eyewear! Their eyes are no tougher than ours."

    Eye protection for Dogs: Rex Specs - Dog Goggles for the Active Dog

    Piper, the Border Collie using them: ...
  16. Conrad, Your keeping the BP right? A KT...

    Conrad,

    Your keeping the BP right? A KT Horizontal would be a good match but not a substitute. I have a Tree and use it's setup for speed, quick tool changes, Albrecht chucks, etc. My KT is used...
  17. Jcoehlo, I would try an 80/20 mix which should...

    Jcoehlo,

    I would try an 80/20 mix which should be available from your supplier.

    I have used it for Mig welding 1/8" to 1/2" 1018. It's my all purpose mix.

    Chuck
    Burbank, CA
  18. Frigzy, Check out the stand that Keith Rucker...

    Frigzy,

    Check out the stand that Keith Rucker built here: Fabricating a Surface Plate Stand: Part 2 - YouTube

    You may get some good ideas.

    Chuck
    Burbank, CA
  19. Awake, Had the same problem with my home and...

    Awake,

    Had the same problem with my home and replaced the valve, no change, still leaked.

    Turned out to be the city water pressure was high but only in the early morning hours.

    Adding a...
  20. Thanks for posting that Forrest. I nearly fell...

    Thanks for posting that Forrest.

    I nearly fell off my chair laughing when I got to 35:27 when he says this is the speed at
    which he normally works and the rest of the video is slowed down.
    ...
  21. Kdaman, Would this work? 231929 Cat 50...

    Kdaman,

    Would this work?
    231929

    Cat 50 with 1 3/4" opening.

    From an ebay ad.

    Chuck
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    I would highly recommend William E. Bryson's...

    I would highly recommend William E. Bryson's book: Heat Treatment, Selection, And Application Of Tool Steels. I just got a paperback copy off ebay for about $45.00 new.

    The most practical book on...
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    Lynn, That company is Spanish and still in...

    Lynn,

    That company is Spanish and still in business making those tool posts and holders.

    Website: Google Translate

    There is a chart with the different sizes that should be helpful.

    Chuck...
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    Lynn, I use that style on my lathes. Dickson...

    Lynn,

    I use that style on my lathes. Dickson is the English brand, tho I have seen Swiss and
    Italian versions as well. Hard to find but it's my favorite style of quick change toolpost.

    Check...
  25. Aerodark, Would love to know what are you...

    Aerodark,

    Would love to know what are you replacing them with?

    Chuck
    Burbank, CA
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