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  • Posted in thread: Bearing Balls on 04-17-2017 at 06:55 PM
    Does anyone know where I can obtain steel balls undersize and oversize. I can buy 1/4, 3/8,/1/2
    inch and Etc., but I am looking for 3 or 4 thousandths undersize and 3 or 4 thousandths
    oversize. Thanks

  • Posted in thread: Head Gasket material and thickness on 04-13-2017 at 09:45 PM
    Thank you very much. Larry

  • Posted in thread: Head Gasket material and thickness on 04-13-2017 at 06:18 PM
    What material should I use for a small hit and miss engine and how thick should it be???

  • Posted in thread: Worn Tap Broken on 01-25-2017 at 09:28 PM
    The best way to remove broken taps is don't break them. DO NOT USE CARBON TAPS. They are like
    peanut brittle and snap off if you look at them wrong. Use HSS or cobalt

  • Posted in thread: Rotary table/dividing head on 07-22-2011 at 11:28 PM
    What would be the best reference book for using a rotary table or dividing head? Does the
    machinery handbook give referen ce on how to use them Larry

  • Posted in thread: Babbitt bearings on 07-12-2011 at 06:02 PM
    To repair the oval shaped bore, I guess bore it round 1/16 to 1/8 oversize. You can make the
    babbitt not stick by painting the area with a horsehair acid brush with stove polish that you
    can buy at an...

  • Posted in thread: Babbitt bearings on 07-12-2011 at 03:07 PM
    I poured babbitt bearings and machined them for 25 years. What little I know about babbitt
    bearings I would be glad to share. I actually do not know why no one seems to use babbitt for
    model engineeri...

  • Posted in thread: Harbor Freight Lathes and Mills? on 07-12-2011 at 06:05 AM
    Me and my father have purchased several items from Harbor Freight. Their goods are the worst of
    the worst and almost unusable. Save up your money and buy somewhere else. Check out the lathes
    and mills...

  • Posted in thread: DRO skips on 07-11-2011 at 03:52 AM
    Hi, I have a Bridgeport type mill with a SARGON x and y digital read out. It skips on one of
    the read outs. Any one have any idea how to fix it. Thanks, Larry

  • Posted in thread: Pratt and Whitney on 07-11-2011 at 03:36 AM
    I junked a Pratt and Whitney #2 jig Borer and kept the tooling. Can anybody tell me what the
    taper is called on this tooling and what else would this machine fit. Thanks, Larry


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