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  • Posted in thread: boxer engine on 03-16-2018 at 01:54 AM
    Mike, i am car mechanic and can tell you the babbit bearings is not longer in use in the modern
    car engines. Also we are using aluminium bearing alloys. The aluminium alloy bearing have wear

  • Posted in thread: boxer engine on 03-16-2018 at 01:48 AM
    What is your ignition timing like? And what do you have for a flywheel? Sounds like it might be
    either to aggressive ignition and/or too little flywheel to keep it going.

  • Posted in thread: New cnc Lathe build. on 03-15-2018 at 01:08 AM
    I hate to suggest it but you could (almost) buy a complete lathe spindle cartridge from Alibaba
    for the price of bearings!

  • Posted in thread: boxer engine on 03-13-2018 at 12:10 AM
    My initial gut feel is that the ball bearing is undersized for the load. Looking at full size
    applications - 2 stroke boat motors for one - I've seen needle roller bearings on the
    connecting rod big e...

  • Posted in thread: New cnc Lathe build. on 03-13-2018 at 12:02 AM
    I would recommend blatantly copying a spindle design from a lathe that already exists and works
    well. I have the drawings of my Standard Modern 1340 lathe (13" swing, 5MT & D1-4 camlock) and
    they use ...

  • Posted in thread: from scratch cnc ?s on 01-19-2018 at 12:28 AM
    +1 for Fusion 360. It is completely free for student / hobbiest use, even small business up to
    $100K / year. Its easy to learn, and there are tons of online videos to show you how to do
    things if you ...

  • Posted in thread: Equipment advice on 10-25-2017 at 03:28 AM
    Quite frankly all the Chinese made machines from Busy Bee, Grizzly, King, Precision Matthews,
    Bolton, etc are the same basic machine, some may be slightly better than others due to better
    on site QC /...

  • Posted in thread: Equipment advice on 10-24-2017 at 01:56 AM
    Which part of Canada are you in? I occasionally hear of a lathe going up for sale before it
    hits the general public through the local model engineering club / live steam club. Sometimes
    there are real...

  • Posted in thread: Fan belt on 10-24-2017 at 01:23 AM
    No idea on formulations for making your own belt, but have you considered modifying an existing
    belt to suit? For example, timing belts are available in a huge array of sizes - a 6mm wide
    belt can be ...

  • Posted in thread: How to determine piston/0-ring size on 09-20-2017 at 12:48 AM
    IMHO the best guide for o-ring selection is the Parker o-ring handbook, freely available from
    their website and now its a bit more interactive as well.Here is the link to the section on
    reciprocating ...

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