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

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Gthphtm

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,604

    Look for an old U.S.A. made head and block...

    Look for an old U.S.A. made head and block surfacer.Foot print will bw a little larger then a bridgeport. mill but they are solid and give a good finish.
  2. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,878

    If it is a Mazak Quick turn we operated on and it...

    If it is a Mazak Quick turn we operated on and it was on the right side facing the machine.
  3. Replies
    66
    Views
    6,745

    My machine shop instructor in trade school came...

    My machine shop instructor in trade school came from Germany during the time of the first world war, He started training at 10 years old and did not get certified or what ever the did then until,l he...
  4. We did quite a few big holes like that with hole...

    We did quite a few big holes like that with hole saws we made with a #3 arbor , fit in a 1940's era big drill press.Cut he body out of CRS , about a 1/8" wall and braized carbide teeth to the body ,...
  5. When we built my shop we put french drains around...

    When we built my shop we put french drains around the outside in the proper stone and fabric.After the fotting was poured = 4' down it was tared and 2" insulation on the outside with plastic over...
  6. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,624

    X2 from different angles.Who made that tool...

    X2 from different angles.Who made that tool post?.
    That thing look's New. What make and model also.
  7. Replies
    17
    Views
    3,486

    40" to 42" would be my choice.After 49 years of...

    40" to 42" would be my choice.After 49 years of bending over lathes that would fit me fine. In the 80 's when they lowered the heights to fit the slanted eyed people they sucked.
  8. Have you contacted the manif. they might know of...

    Have you contacted the manif. they might know of someone.
  9. Replies
    23
    Views
    4,046

    That Hobby Lathe Kit Is Cheaper the buying a...

    That Hobby Lathe Kit Is Cheaper the buying a Diamond wheel and a grinder if you do not have one.If you look at a lot of the E-Bay brazed carbide tool bits they are not sharp to start with.Junk.
    I...
  10. Replies
    23
    Views
    4,046

    What ever type of Diamond wheel you buy remember...

    What ever type of Diamond wheel you buy remember it should have some way of dripping or spraying water on it,Do Not grind on a Dry Diamond wheel.Not talking about cutoff wheels true grinding wheels.
  11. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,430

    I agree with this way. If the work holding device...

    I agree with this way. If the work holding device is set right, A tube faced off in a lathe ( that long ) with a steady rest on both sides.And an indicator on the arbor rotated on the machined face...
  12. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,863

    Taper bore undersize first then Ream X2 on the...

    Taper bore undersize first then Ream X2 on the above post.
  13. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,963

    I hope you are talking about the outside of the...

    I hope you are talking about the outside of the action Not the inside where the bolt goes. Cratex are very fine grinding wheels the will remove material. Be careful where you are grinding.
  14. Replies
    11
    Views
    3,483

    Metal cutting Vertical band saw, the bigger the...

    Metal cutting Vertical band saw, the bigger the better,hydrolic feed table is great.I have cut everything from 1/8" tubing to 1' thick pieces on them using the right blades.
  15. Replies
    22
    Views
    15,459

    That was one of the first projects in school,heat...

    That was one of the first projects in school,heat and forge a chisel then case harden it.Still have mine from 60 years ago and still cutting.
  16. Thread: Phenolic

    by Gthphtm
    Replies
    30
    Views
    10,314

    Just cover everything, the dust is a PITA to get...

    Just cover everything, the dust is a PITA to get off.Good sharp cutting tools with a lot of clerance work great.
  17. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,751

    I have had many HP inkjet printer int the past, I...

    I have had many HP inkjet printer int the past, I just bought an Officejet 6100 and I am ready to take it outside and use my 12 gauge on it, what a POS there quality went way down hill. A color...
  18. Replies
    23
    Views
    4,730

    I used a hand held also something as above and...

    I used a hand held also something as above and worked a lot better on small dia. pieces.
  19. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,752

    I have made in the past to grease or oil in...

    I have made in the past to grease or oil in fittings like that a tapered fitting that screws on to the gun and tapered on the OD to a dia. a little smaller then the hole in the grease or oil...
  20. That's the way we did it too.

    That's the way we did it too.
  21. I worked for an aircraft company most of my...

    I worked for an aircraft company most of my working life and these are the alloys of aluminum that were used, 2014,2024, 5051,5052,6061, 7075,could have been ,sheet plate, rod, forged, cast,...
  22. Replies
    41
    Views
    29,889

    Did Many Of Them

    I have done it a number of times in socket head allen bolts and grade 8 bolts,for .032 SS safety wire, just used a good name brand HSS drill with a good cutting fluid or oil.
  23. Replies
    26
    Views
    23,449

    3M Super weather strip adhesive.,Barge cement or...

    3M Super weather strip adhesive.,Barge cement or contact cement.I has been a long time since I fixed a wet suite but that adhesive worked also.
  24. Replies
    13
    Views
    6,755

    If you made a number of barrels You must have a...

    If you made a number of barrels You must have a barrel vice, save a lot of work put indicator marks on the receiver and barrel take the barrel off, makes life a lot simpler.Spider on the back of the...
  25. Replies
    54
    Views
    5,173

    I wonder, DO they Still teach regular Drafting in...

    I wonder, DO they Still teach regular Drafting in school, drawing lines and shapes by hand on paper or is that another lost art ?.
    That's what we were taught before going into the machine shop.
Results 1 to 25 of 95
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4