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  • Posted in thread: How loud are 7x12 mini lathes? on 03-18-2017 at 05:24 PM
    Don't bother about it, just turn the TV up.People will accept loud TV's more than they will
    machine tools. With a TV you are normal, with a lathe you are a freak :D

  • Posted in thread: Indexing head on 03-15-2017 at 01:43 PM
    Having worked with RT's, DH's and simple indexers, When you try to square the end of a .625
    round to .500. you will find out what kind of forces are put into the work from the cutting
    tool. Both my DH...

  • Posted in thread: Toolmakers clamps on 03-13-2017 at 08:30 PM
    That's the problem with Joco design in that they can't be opened and closed fast with both
    knobs on the same side.Bazmac's design is the classic design that has worked well for

  • Posted in thread: WTB: Tormach PCNC 1100 or 770 OR WA Area. on 02-24-2017 at 01:24 AM
    Did you give up on the Path Pilot conversion that I saw you on with on the Linux forum.

  • Posted in thread: Subaru model engine on 02-09-2017 at 11:01 PM
    Pretty certain it was this forum but could be mistaken.A while ago 3 + years ? someone posted a
    few pictures of a Subaru engine they were building.What they were doing was building a static
    model out ...

  • Posted in thread: broken tap in aluminum cranckase on 02-06-2017 at 08:17 PM
    Going back over the replies to this thread it splits between Alum, welding a stud on,
    trepanning out oversize and plugging and drilling out with a carbide cutter.What many have not
    read is the size of...

  • Posted in thread: broken tap in aluminum cranckase on 02-05-2017 at 10:05 PM
    Peter, I know you said the part is just about scrap now, but if you wanted to experiment
    further, just out of interest, then could you set up a lash up anodising tank?Plastic bowl,
    battery acid, bit o...

  • Posted in thread: broken tap in aluminum cranckase on 02-03-2017 at 12:02 AM
    Norman,If you can't post a coherent reply why bother.Nothing you have posted is helpful to the

  • Posted in thread: broken tap in aluminum cranckase on 02-02-2017 at 01:09 AM
    Send it for anodising. that will remove the broken tap and any helicoil inserts that are
    fitted.Don't Ask.:eek::mad:

  • Posted in thread: Panther Pup Help - Won't Run! on 01-19-2017 at 10:19 AM
    If the engine gets hot when trying to start it may be too far retarded, set the ignition to
    fire at TDC and give that a try.Mike.?? if its firing at 7 degrees BTDC then adjusting it to
    fire on TDC wil...

John Stevenson [ was JohnS the 3rd.] Nottingham, England

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