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Posted in thread: New chuck doesn't fit new spindle on 01-18-2017 at 09:28 AM
chucks should not need to be machined,any fitting should be done bytrueing up the the spindle
register.i have just measured a couple of mychucks and they both read 71.95 and are a good fit
on the spin...
Posted in thread: Advice needed to dismantle ML7 Headstock spindle on 01-11-2017 at 02:50 PM
You should be able to rest the front of the pulley against the bench vice jaws with a couple of
bits of wood for protection and tap the spindle out using the pulley to push the distance
sleeve off. In...
Posted in thread: Advice needed to dismantle ML7 Headstock spindle on 01-11-2017 at 10:10 AM
Heat should not be necessary. It should come off with a few taps of a mallet.
Posted in thread: PatWankel Rotary Engine on 01-08-2017 at 05:14 PM
Here we go again,look's like Manolis has invented the Wankel engine this time.But with even
more narrow crannies to hide the gases in, and, oh joy, even more diagrams.
Posted in thread: Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 on 01-04-2017 at 09:52 AM
Re that hylomar, when you paint the opposing part surfaces & it 'flashes off'. Does that mean
its essentially bonded/cured? Or there is a specific time to mate the parts? ie. could you
paint each, lea...
Posted in thread: Bolton #7 on 12-27-2016 at 10:38 AM
As has been said here before, the new owner appears to have taken over the business as a going
concern, and he is probably legally obliged to fulfil the order whether he likes it or not.
Posted in thread: Ghosty's "V" Twin on 12-22-2016 at 02:25 PM
Or flat (180 deg)?
Posted in thread: BA Taps for Stuart Casting on 12-21-2016 at 08:45 PM
It seems like we are very lucky here as BA sets can be bought very cheaply. it does not say
those are high speed steel, they probably aren't. I would not recommend carbon steel taps to
Posted in thread: finish when turning on 12-21-2016 at 02:37 PM
What isn't True? Also Why would you even want to be taking half thou cuts when you can polish
it off in a matter of seconds? Sounds to me like your not taking the right finishing cut in the
Posted in thread: BA Taps for Stuart Casting on 12-21-2016 at 09:35 AM
Quite a number of the holes are blind, so it is better workmanship to finish them with a plug
tap. However, in most cases on the No 10 the hole can be drilled deep enough for this not to
matter. The c...