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  • Posted in thread: Right place for this question? on 02-18-2017 at 08:20 AM
    Centrifugal switch makes all the proper sounds at least so it seems like it is working.
    Capacitor is of course a tougher question. I have a meter that reads capacitance if it will
    work on that; not su...

  • Posted in thread: Questions before making engines on 02-08-2017 at 11:24 PM
    Thank for your Opinions , Cogsy ! And this is my lathe machines and workspace ...It is too
    small and rudimentary ..I don't have money so I must be to make everything ! And my
    drill-milling machine is ...

  • Posted in thread: Tap lesson on 02-06-2017 at 05:09 AM
    Good advise for most operation in the shop.All I do when too tired, clean up, label stuff,
    organize, anything safe and relaxing.Order in the shop pays big dividends in time saved.Good
    that you mention...

  • Posted in thread: D bits on 02-06-2017 at 04:51 AM
    I had heard that they do indeed load up since there's nothing to carry the swarf out. I had
    wondered about peck drilling, and even considered using a coolant flow to assist in carrying
    out the swarf, ...

  • Posted in thread: Power Supply on 02-06-2017 at 04:32 AM
    Does anyone know if laboratory power supplies like THIS are suitable for driving standard
    automotive ignition coils? I have one and it would be an easy option for a standard 'ignition
    box' that could ...

  • Posted in thread: Tap lesson on 02-04-2017 at 06:37 AM
    One thing I've learned is don't tap tired! Fatigue will cause you to loose focus and that leads
    directly to bad technique. This may very well be why taps break at the end of a long project.

  • Posted in thread: 7x12 metal gears on 02-03-2017 at 07:44 AM
    Poly V belts make for very nice mechanical drive solutions.

  • Posted in thread: Z axis motorisation GO704 mill (Optimum BF-20LV) on 02-03-2017 at 07:42 AM
    Nice!As they say, there is more than one way to skin a cat!

  • Posted in thread: New workshop on 02-01-2017 at 06:16 PM
    Why import? There are machinery dealers in Thailand most likely importing the same stuff
    imported into Thailand. Seriously this makes about as much sense as importing from Australia to
    the US, Chinese...

  • Posted in thread: How to develope an angle from plan on 02-01-2017 at 06:01 PM
    You were not being daft. GHT's drawing does not fully define the geometry. Reading the text,
    you take a centre line from the top surface, 1-11/16 from the front edge (where the latch screw
    hole is) an...


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