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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.
    Your difficul...

  • 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
    anyone

  • 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
    first plac...

  • 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...

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