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  • Posted in thread: Astro Skeleton clock. on 06-24-2017 at 06:13 PM
    Acceptance test on 10K year part must be tricky. :rolleyes:

  • Posted in thread: Astro Skeleton clock. on 06-22-2017 at 01:38 PM
    I was also wondering why some gear pairs are steel-brass and others are brass-brass.

  • Posted in thread: Astro Skeleton clock. on 06-21-2017 at 12:26 AM
    What's the technique for cutting these out?

  • Posted in thread: Jansjoe machine light from Clickspring on 06-07-2017 at 08:42 PM
    I recently came across this youtube video about a moveable/flexible LED light for illuminating
    a machine

  • Posted in thread: CCGT inserts on 05-24-2017 at 12:03 AM
    That's the insert I use on everything.

  • Posted in thread: Metal stacking stand - floor based and low profile on 05-22-2017 at 09:38 PM
    My approach to this problem is pieces of C-channel supported with steel rods through the lower
    holes in the legs of my shop press. The channels hold lengths of round stock too long to fit in

  • Posted in thread: Need Help VFD-Variable Frequency Drive on 05-17-2017 at 11:05 PM
    As I stated previously, my VFD is enclosed in a NEMA box and only the keypad is near the mill.
    8+ years with no hiccups. One other thing I've done is to tape over any open electrical sockets
    that are ...

  • Posted in thread: Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 on 05-17-2017 at 08:49 PM
    I found this contemporary article that discusses spinner design without describing the way they
    were made. However, a drawing on the second page shows that they had numerous

  • Posted in thread: Astro Skeleton clock. on 05-15-2017 at 08:44 PM
    What I can't imagine is the guy in 50 years who needs to do an "overhaul". But since Harrison's
    clocks in Greenwich are still working after more than 200 years it's not beyond the realm of

  • Posted in thread: Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 on 05-13-2017 at 12:19 PM
    Last photo was a teaser. We want to see the whole engine on its stand. :thumbup:WRT Ken's
    musings, the thrust will depend on the prop pitch and RPM, so takeoff power might not be what
    we'll see.


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