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  • Posted in thread: Taig lathe mods on 09-23-2017 at 11:00 AM
    Is there a reason why you don't just buy a bigger lathe ? I also own a taig but compared to a
    9x20 they are pretty limited and can't cut threads .That being said i do love playing around on
    that littl...

  • Posted in thread: Hafco Cheap DRO's on 09-21-2017 at 06:07 AM
    If you mean the ones with the blue faced readouts and the scales that have no readout on them
    don't wast your money !I had a 2 axis on my al50g lathe and a 3 axis on my x2 mill and both
    went to the bi...

  • Posted in thread: More Mini Mill Mods on 09-09-2017 at 10:29 PM
    Many thanks bmac2 !I have two small lathes that i want to fit digital readouts to and i was
    sort of scratching my head thinking how i could do it but you have pointed me in the right
    direction !You ar...

  • Posted in thread: More Mini Mill Mods on 09-09-2017 at 05:41 AM
    Wow ! You must have had a hell of a time shoehorning all that into the box !

  • Posted in thread: Project of the Month of September 2017 on 09-08-2017 at 04:18 AM
    Simply stunning !Even the engine stand is first class !

  • Posted in thread: More Mini Mill Mods on 09-08-2017 at 04:05 AM
    I ran my gas strut down the inside of the column and it is fixed to the head via a steel post
    that is bolted to the top of the head between the column and the motor .I need to fit one with
    less pressu...

  • Posted in thread: Mastiff An engine reconstruction project on 08-28-2017 at 08:36 AM
    Trust me i know how finicky flathead engines can be ! We run a c class junior dragster that is
    powered by something similar to a 5hp briggs engine running on alcohol , you want compression
    but also ne...

  • Posted in thread: Mastiff An engine reconstruction project on 08-25-2017 at 03:23 AM
    I don't know if he would be able to read them after scanning or how well they will scan , the
    drawings are so small i need a magnifying glass to make out the dimensions ( my eyesight is
    still pretty g...

  • Posted in thread: Mastiff An engine reconstruction project on 08-24-2017 at 10:09 PM
    Had a look at masons building mastiff and the combustion chamber depth is 1/16 on the piston
    end and 3/16 on the valve end with a transfer ramp between the two and this appears to be
    divided up into t...

  • Posted in thread: hafco AL320-G GEARING on 08-20-2017 at 01:49 PM
    I haven't compared both of them yet but the last time i set it up for thread cutting i used the
    chart on the inside of the door lathe and it worked fine .The chart can be a little confusing
    to a newco...

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