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  • Posted in thread: 3d printing sub forum? on 06-17-2017 at 08:51 PM
    Tools and Tips or the CNC forums would be a good fit in my mind. As for HMEM topics I kinda
    look at it this way, one needs to learn to use the machinery to accomplish anything in this
    craft. Some guys...

  • Posted in thread: Electronic Dividing Head using the Arduino on 06-17-2017 at 03:50 PM
    Many thanks.I don't know if should be posting this here, but here goes anyway...I just got
    thinking about integrating a mechanical spindle brake to my dividing head. The brake itself
    wouldn't be very ...

  • Posted in thread: Electronic Dividing Head using the Arduino on 06-11-2017 at 08:08 PM
    I hope this doesn't sound obvious but have you double checked the current setting on the drive?
    One thing I've notice on other forums is that people sett the current settings too low because
    "the step...

  • Posted in thread: Bench built lathe sand cast on 06-04-2017 at 07:43 AM
    Ok. Im not seeing content.

  • Posted in thread: Bazmak-Making a turret/capstan for the minilathe on 05-26-2017 at 08:28 PM
    Bazmark;Looking really nice. Waiting on the video. Im wondering about cross slide travel, it
    doesn't look like you have a lot there but that could be the pictures.

  • Posted in thread: CCGT inserts on 05-23-2017 at 08:36 PM
    How well do they work on steel?Can't comment on that particular insert but a specific sized
    insert comes in an endless variety of coatings, reliefs and such so that you can get an insert
    that is usefu...

  • Posted in thread: made an oil can on 05-23-2017 at 08:04 PM
    Nice. Do you have a link?I know brass and bronze are very expensive and thus wonder if maybe
    Stainless steel might be a better solution. Of course you can't soft solder Stainless (if I
    remember correc...

  • Posted in thread: A DIY bandsaw for the shop ! on 05-22-2017 at 03:05 PM
    Nice build! Im on my cell phone at the moment so didn't read the blog in depth but clearly you
    put much effort into this.

  • Posted in thread: Chinese/Hong Kong reamers from eBay, yay or nay? on 05-22-2017 at 07:13 AM
    When it comes right down to it reamers shouldn't cost that much more than drill bits. If you
    can find a reliable supplier you should be OK. Finding that supplier is another matter.

  • Posted in thread: Trying out metric on 05-19-2017 at 04:29 AM
    I was educated in a time when Australia changed from Imperial to Metrics and have worked in
    engineering for the past 47 years. Many of these years were on oil rigs both on land and
    offshore.The idea o...


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