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  1. Again, I am reminded to the motivational poster;...

    Again, I am reminded to the motivational poster; Every job is a self portrait of the man how did it.
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    I well remember ITW's Bob Modarrow's class from...

    I well remember ITW's Bob Modarrow's class from '81 when I worked for Lees Bradner. We had fun bantering over lead chart interpretation of shaping vs. hobbing. I've managed to accumulate quite a...
  3. my experience

    I have a 20 year old F150 with 270K miles and minimal rust. Corrosion protection takes work. Each spring I put my cars on jack stands. Using a creeper spend a couple hours on each with a high...
  4. Aaron, you ask a thoughtful, legitimate question....

    Aaron, you ask a thoughtful, legitimate question. Pleased your pride in workmanship extends to a professional appearance. We finish our builds in Polane B using a DeVilbiss StartingLine HVLP gun....
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    Perhaps it's human nature for hacks to seek...

    Perhaps it's human nature for hacks to seek recognition, but I continue to be amazed at advise offered with no root in successful experience.
  6. Wasting your time honing. Likely the bore is out...

    Wasting your time honing. Likely the bore is out of round, tapered and skewed to the base. A hone will only follow what's there, good or bad. As mentioned, if a keyway or interruption, near...
  7. I 2nd the vote for Awesome. Am able to buy it...

    I 2nd the vote for Awesome. Am able to buy it locally at Dollar General. Had used Simple Green, but Awesome works better. In a gear shop we are practically swimming in high sulfur oil. Awesome...
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    Lubrication design

    I agree Bijur's service and pricing screams, buy elsewhere. Now that their product is Chinese import, I have no loyalty. Can find identical, generic systems online at a fraction of the price. Years...
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    Stop jerking off. Send me the gears and a bunch...

    Stop jerking off. Send me the gears and a bunch of XM 855 ammo and I'll chart lead and base circle dia.
  10. Thread: CBN honing

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    Thanks, I was afraid it may be that painful. ...

    Thanks, I was afraid it may be that painful. Obstacle is, we get parts back from heat treat with rather unpredictable distortion. Having the tooling adds maybe a couple hours to production. ...
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    There's no end to these forums being an exhibit...

    There's no end to these forums being an exhibit of unskilled hobbyists and hacks desperately in need of self verification.
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    OK, you have my attention. How do I generate an...

    OK, you have my attention. How do I generate an accurate worm wheel on a knee mill? May save me a small fortune on class AA hobs. Does this work for multi start worms as well?
  13. Thread: CBN honing

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    From memory, the published, Sunnen catalog says,...

    From memory, the published, Sunnen catalog says, 3-4 week delivery with no mention of price. Have repeatedly web searched with no luck. Was hopeful someone else had been down this road with a good...
  14. Thread: CBN honing

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    CBN honing

    Require CBN honing stones for a Sunnen AN-111 portable cylinder hone. The Sunnen catalog shows only as special order. Have struck out doing searches. Have product requiring .001 stock removal of a...
  15. Not the answer you asked for, but this works...

    Not the answer you asked for, but this works well. We have built lightly loaded mechanisms with less than .0002 running clearance on small journals. Oil lubrication was not feasible. Did use...
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    RE: "Is there a problem when running hard against...

    RE: "Is there a problem when running hard against hard?"

    Not a yes or no answer. Need to appreciate a bit about abrasive and adhesive wear. Also have a modest understanding of PV values and...
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    RE: "Is there any benefit at all, in having a...

    RE: "Is there any benefit at all, in having a close fit on the inside or outside of the splines...……"

    Hell yeah. Unlike involute spines, the only thing keeping these components coaxial is their...
  18. Wade, in another lifetime I worked as a service...

    Wade, in another lifetime I worked as a service engineer for Reid grinder as built by Fayscott. Your machine predates that. Relative to Mitsui, and Okamoto grinders Reid product is hideously crude. ...
  19. yawn works fine

    Wool or acrylic yawn both work fine. I use by doubling over twice. Tie a knot at the extreme end. Cut to length so there are 4 strands splayed out an inch or two on the bottom of the reservoir. ...
  20. Not a petroleum engineer, yet.

    The vertical, reciprocating, cast iron way surfaces of a gear shaper guide at 600 SPM with less than .0002 clearance using drip feed lubrication represents a lubrication challenge. The requirement...
  21. Richard, this is an excellent thread topic that...

    Richard, this is an excellent thread topic that should be required reading for anyone in the trade. Especially mgmt. In my 40 year experience of machine building would concur insufficient/incorrect...
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    human nature

    Amazing how profoundly desperate some folks are to validate themselves attempting to dispel knowledge. The cornball, non sense posted here regarding spline and gear manufacturing is frightenly...
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    Over the years I've worked with firms...

    Over the years I've worked with firms distributing aftermarket, HD product. It's a whore's market I want no part of. Very few firms have a professional engineering dept, or subscribe to any...
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    Historically, IMTS only permitted children at...

    Historically, IMTS only permitted children at designated times escorted by a vetted technical instructor. IMTS is a professional trade event and not Disney Land. I'm there to do business and I don't...
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    In another lifetime I used do factory service on...

    In another lifetime I used do factory service on these. A few different spindle options based on customer needs, though most were a Morse taper. Manuals are still available online. Shame these are...
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