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    ABOUT ME

  • Blacktown NSW. Australia.
  • Scrollsawing, Metal Turning
  • Retired

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  • Posted in thread: 7x12 metal gears on 01-11-2017 at 02:23 AM
    They sounded a bit louder when first used, however once the settle in and get a couple of hours
    use they are not all that much louder. That's my take on them, same applies to using metal
    change gears....

  • Posted in thread: X1 quick tool change mod on 01-01-2017 at 06:03 AM
    Simon,If you have not found it try December, 2014 issue of Model Engineers Workshop, page
    32/33.Happy New Year.Barry.

  • Posted in thread: X1 quick tool change mod on 12-29-2016 at 01:56 AM
    Simon,There is an article in a previous Model Engineers Workshop magazine by Neil Wyatt on
    making a self releasing drawbar for the X2 mill. If you are interested I will find the issue
    and let you know...

  • Posted in thread: Sieg SC-3 Lathe, Taper Bearing Fitment on 10-20-2016 at 02:34 AM
    Hi John,Yes thank you very much, it is much appreciated. Have not had much of a chance to
    properly go through them. Grandparent duties taking up to much time.Barry.

  • Posted in thread: Sieg SC-3 Lathe, Taper Bearing Fitment on 10-16-2016 at 06:08 AM
    Thought I had received the photo's but it wasn't them that appeared. Thanks anyway.Barry.

  • Posted in thread: Sieg SC-3 Lathe, Taper Bearing Fitment on 10-16-2016 at 06:04 AM
    Thanks John for the photo's. Yes I have seen the write up by Chuck. Just got to get some more
    confidence and work out how to set up the mill for doing the tapers?Barry.

  • Posted in thread: Sieg SC-3 Lathe, Taper Bearing Fitment on 10-16-2016 at 06:01 AM
    Looks like everything turned out fine. Good job.Barry

  • Posted in thread: Sieg SC-3 Lathe, Taper Bearing Fitment on 10-16-2016 at 02:44 AM
    Hi John,Sorry for the second post. I forgot to add that I am about to try and fit tapered gibs
    that why I was looking up you article. I have only had my lathe and mill since retiring, so
    still learnin...

  • Posted in thread: Sieg SC-3 Lathe, Taper Bearing Fitment on 10-16-2016 at 02:30 AM
    Hi John,I have seen the article, "Fixing Darrens Lathe". It is a very a very good write up for
    the mini lathe's. Am disappointed that the photos have disappeared. Would it be possible to get
    a copy of...

  • Posted in thread: ER UM Type Clamping Nut For Collet Chuck on 10-16-2016 at 02:23 AM
    Makes tightening a lot easier. Ausee in Melbourne have them, they are also shown in the Hare &
    Forbes catalogue .Barry.

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