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  • Posted in thread: PatRoVa Rotary Valve engine on 05-25-2017 at 04:24 PM
    Still what about sealing?It will work fine dry if the tolerances are tight enough, the down
    side is that a system with such tight tolerances will not be tolerant of any contaminants and,
    like Ducati e...

  • Posted in thread: Human Power on 05-21-2017 at 12:06 PM
    I just stumbled across this video of human powered machines - the helicopter and ornithoptor
    are especially impressive The helicopter is useless anywhere but indoors and most of the
    footage of the oth...

  • Posted in thread: Lathe accident, Tool organizer, bad idea. on 05-18-2017 at 09:40 AM
    I have never put anything at the back of the lathe and all the tooling for the mill is to the
    side.An admirable approach for the forgetful, unwary and careless and to be highly recommended
    to anyone n...

  • Posted in thread: Help with a knurling tool on 04-23-2017 at 09:51 PM
    I was just checking I hadn't missed some on-topic video content ;-)

  • Posted in thread: Drilling and tapping hardened steel on 04-23-2017 at 09:43 PM
    And the 10,000 RPM lathe spindle to do it. In that magic drawer.A fast Lathe Spindle? that
    would be no good for thread milling, just really fast conventional threading, try that to a
    shoulder! :D For ...

  • Posted in thread: Help with a knurling tool on 04-23-2017 at 05:43 PM
    Baz,This is a very good read and watch if you have an inkling to learn a little more
    Interesting but aren't they Form Knurling tools as opposed to Cut Knurling? - Nick

  • Posted in thread: Help with a knurling tool on 04-23-2017 at 10:23 AM
    Also thinking about a vertical hinge pivot as the commercial ones to give auto compensation for
    self centering on height.It's about having both wheels cut to the same depth, you should set
    the tool as...

  • Posted in thread: Help with a knurling tool on 04-22-2017 at 08:31 PM
    Started with a piece of 32mm sq x 80mm lg hot rolled mild steelNice Job Sir! Just a suggestion
    here, but if you also make a single wheel tool on a round shank you'll be able to do straight
    knurling wi...

  • Posted in thread: Help with a knurling tool on 04-22-2017 at 08:21 PM
    Been very interesting watching Tom's video. So what I am seeing is that the only advantage of
    the scissor style knurling holder over the fixed style that came with my toolpost is that the
    scissors all...

  • Posted in thread: Help with a knurling tool on 04-22-2017 at 08:10 PM
    Try watching Toms Video about knurling. It helped me understand the importance of having the
    correct size part to start off with. You can do that but you don't have to, I've never measured
    a part for ...

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