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  1. My take.....the tank is in fact a cooling water...

    My take.....the tank is in fact a cooling water hopper,or would be on a prototype......also typically these model engines ran on coal gas from the mains which was 50% hydrogen,50% carbon monoxide,and...
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    The Master I have now came free ,it having been...

    The Master I have now came free ,it having been dismantled and every bearing surface hardchromed.....and never reassembled due to death of owner.....fast forward 20 years ,another owner passes...
  3. You can also get an agressive flux called...

    You can also get an agressive flux called "scaling powder" if the iron wont wet.....use only for initial wetting ,because it causes bubbles in the braze.....Oil soaked castings always cause problems...
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    A local greenfield windfarm is selling power into...

    A local greenfield windfarm is selling power into the grid for A$60/US$ 40 per MWHr.(megawatt hr) at the farm gate....is this expensive or cheap ?
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    The leadscrew thrust bearing surface is virtually...

    The leadscrew thrust bearing surface is virtually unlubricated inside the box for RH threads and isnt outside the box for LH threads.....Its a very poor setup,and I suggest before cutting a thread...
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    You should cut the race off with a...

    You should cut the race off with a grinder.Carefully.....The damage is done in pushing off when the whole spindle is scored and grooved.Anyhoo,hopefully ,your s hasnt run with low oil .Oil leaks from...
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    Dont think battery EV is a done deal ...big...

    Dont think battery EV is a done deal ...big forces are pushing liquid fuel EV using a commodity home solar cant do ,and can be controlled by the same corporations and networks that do liquid fuels...
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    And take note of what I said about oil level in...

    And take note of what I said about oil level in the head....if the rear bearing isnt oiled it will seize......Ive seen lots of ruined spindles in these machines.....but ruined by pressing off the...
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    Hard to say,but seems you have a chuck with bolt...

    Hard to say,but seems you have a chuck with bolt on jaws,rather than inside and outside sets.......anyhoo,my experience of the Cheap Chinese chucks is that nothing is hardened in them,so rapid wear...
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    When I got my current crawler crane,I looked for...

    When I got my current crawler crane,I looked for the simplest setup I could find.....nothing but external bands ,all worked by a self servo mechanism.......Ive had a few hairy moments ,if the drums...
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    Not difficult to find a geared motor ,speed seems...

    Not difficult to find a geared motor ,speed seems to be 144rpm?,IE ,ratio 10 to 1 reduction,and,and affix it to a slide on the machine,thereby providing a clutch action as well......One thing to be...
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    The "Balfour declaration " was one of the...

    The "Balfour declaration " was one of the conditions of a line of credit that enabled Britain to finance the war beyond June 1916.The Somme offensive was the first operation using that money.The...
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    Spreading anti nuclear activism in the west was...

    Spreading anti nuclear activism in the west was the KGBs most successful operation.
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    Thats what happens when you lose a war or two or...

    Thats what happens when you lose a war or two or three.The Palestinians are my definition of stupid people doing stupid things.The Israelis can play them for comic relief any day of the week.
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    There are manuals for these all over the...

    There are manuals for these all over the net.Student and Master are the same ,component wise.....Note ,however ,the Clausing version did have needle rollers in the drive pulley setup,whereas ,the...
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    ...The Chipmaster is a very nice machine ,and far...

    ...The Chipmaster is a very nice machine ,and far more rigid than the Student or Bantam models that it resembles.The whole feed gearbox mechanism is the same as the Bantam ,and these boxes were so...
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    As the hollow spindle is only big enough for a...

    As the hollow spindle is only big enough for a closer,and doesnt need to be bigger,a large bore will be on a giant lathe,which I doubt you would want.A unworn turret lathe is a good find,as these...
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    However,no one gets to vote for Corbyn ,save...

    However,no one gets to vote for Corbyn ,save those enrolled in his electorate.A safe seat for sure ,doubtless full of recent and earlier immigrants ,and one where is likely no need for the Labor...
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    With the long taper spindle ,you must be careful...

    With the long taper spindle ,you must be careful no swarf gets jammed in the taper and damages the fit.........the original Burnerd chucks with integrated fitting were very prone to this ,the small...
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    Not driven by batteries,though,which is my...

    Not driven by batteries,though,which is my point.Or does the Tesla pickup come with a very long extension cord?
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    Ive had a few of these.....looks like your...

    Ive had a few of these.....looks like your crossfeed handwheel may have the metric /imperial converter.....this is internal gears that change the effect of the graduations......the graduated sleeve...
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    The other option to a silent ,is a very large...

    The other option to a silent ,is a very large piston unit run at maybe 200rpm,or less.....Then you may well get an annoying suction noise or whistle......The mean between a screw and a piston is a...
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    I used to think "Rubbery Figures " was the six o...

    I used to think "Rubbery Figures " was the six o clock news.....should have been suspicious when it wasnt actually on at six .
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    I used to get a whole fleet of old forks going...

    I used to get a whole fleet of old forks going with a tub of boiling water....ladle out about a pint and drizzle it over the valve and anywhere with frost on .Once you get going , idle for a few...
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    Have you contacted the previous owners ...they...

    Have you contacted the previous owners ...they might have a few clues.......Otherwise ,you may have to shell out for a repair man to come ...but if he does ,get him to explain some of the details of...
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