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01-20-2017 11:12 AM

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  • 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...

  • Posted in thread: 7x12 metal gears on 01-11-2017 at 08:14 PM
    Probably burn the motor out or the speed board.

  • Posted in thread: 7x12 metal gears on 01-11-2017 at 01:45 PM
    Leave the countershaft one plastic as a fail safe. The countershaft is easier to change in the
    event of a snag but the spindle one is a lot harder.

  • Posted in thread: Home made Gear Hob on 01-07-2017 at 04:34 PM
    In a previous life I had to make cutters for cutting wooden parts in the piano industry, now
    don't just yawn and go back to sleep. Believe it or not these were precision parts. The maximum
    tolerance w...

  • Posted in thread: Home made Gear Hob on 01-07-2017 at 02:20 PM
    Looks like you lost the tip of the cutter on one side. It's forming a step in the root.Just off
    out now but will posts some views on hardening when i get back and this is from past
    experiences.

  • Posted in thread: My slant bed CNC on 12-30-2016 at 09:12 AM
    Very nice, I shall be following this but can a moderator please rotate the pictures please ?

  • Posted in thread: A Life Well Spent, but not nearly over...... on 12-14-2016 at 08:52 PM
    I want to be cremated and my ashes made into an egg timer so I can carry on working.Tools and
    possessions ? not bothered as I'll be past caring.Would be nice to go to the grave with a
    working copy of ...

  • Posted in thread: Why is it........ on 11-12-2016 at 09:15 PM
    Hi,I just drove 50 miles one way to try and find 1/2" brass round stock to make the pistons for
    a Paddleduck. All because it didn't feel right to waste that much brass in turning down 3/4"
    stock. Of c...

  • Posted in thread: Laser cleaning demo. on 10-24-2016 at 10:07 AM
    Did you see the bit where he passed it over his thumb and it masked the rust underneath ?

  • Posted in thread: Interrupt Driven Rotary Table controller on 10-17-2016 at 09:37 PM
    Mike has a great video of this working here:https://youtu.be/thxf7Uw0q2YThanks Mike!At 1:50 he
    makes the unit move 3 divisions or 120 degrees.On the first move one chuck jaw is vertically
    down, subseq...

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