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  • Posted in thread: Self Setting Parallels for the Drilling Vice on 01-24-2017 at 04:39 PM
    Hi Dave,I do exactly the same as you :-)

  • Posted in thread: Cheap DRO on 01-22-2017 at 10:50 AM
    Hi Kadora,A guy that I know had a similar problem, the display would randomly change readings
    even with the lathe disconnected from the mains supply. It turned out to be radiated
    interference from the...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap DRO on 01-21-2017 at 12:57 PM
    I'm confused here - the listing itself says the scales are glass and the correct length has to
    be specified when ordering. Is this incorrect and they're lying in their description? The other
    thing is ...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap DRO on 01-21-2017 at 12:34 PM
    First thing - the scales in the EBay DRO that you're looking at are "magnetic" scales - Not
    Glass scales as suggested by another forum member. There is a big advantage to using Magnetic
    Scales, and th...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Chinese Ignition? on 01-20-2017 at 08:51 PM
    Basically it requires a positive 12 volt signal to cause the capacitor to discharge into the

  • Posted in thread: Face Cutter Woes on 01-18-2017 at 05:27 PM
    Hi kelvin2164,If you are running a 3 inch carbide insert face mill on steel at 270 rpm then you
    aren't running it fast enough. Depending upon the DOC I would have thought at least double that
    speed. C...

  • Posted in thread: Nose thread on early BSO dividing head. on 01-18-2017 at 11:55 AM
    Hi John,I don't know if this is the same one:- it is they say "Thread on nose 1-1/2" x 8 TPI."
    without mentioning the angle, which I'm guessing is more modern than yours.

  • Posted in thread: Marine Engine Plans on 01-18-2017 at 11:39 AM
    You don't need the "www" infront of "".

  • Posted in thread: Face Cutter Woes on 01-18-2017 at 11:32 AM
    Hi Barry,Useful setup. You have improved the edge and rake of those inserts. I'm glad that you
    realised that they all needed to be ground at the same setting, then one tooth doesn't do all
    the work, t...

  • Posted in thread: Spark Plug construction on 01-18-2017 at 11:25 AM
    Hi Pat,The resistor is there for the same reason that car/motor ignition systems use resistive
    leads to the spark plug. The resistor greatly reduces radio frequency interference from the
    spark.In the ...

Regards: Baron.

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