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  • Posted in thread: Another X2 Mod thread on 07-28-2014 at 01:21 AM
    A small update this week..The counterweight system was put on the back burner when I realized I
    needed to get the Z axis bits mounted first to provide an attachment point for the
    counterweight. Here's...

  • Posted in thread: Another X2 Mod thread on 07-11-2014 at 02:15 AM
    Awesome !!I joined this forum just for the machining tips. I'm no machinist, but having always
    wanted a mini-mill, I finally bought an x2. I love seeing all the mods. While most of it is
    still over my...

  • Posted in thread: Another X2 Mod thread on 07-06-2014 at 02:06 PM
    A few more parts have been crossed off the check list, most of which are for the Z axis.Here's
    a pic of the general layout. The leadscrew nut is mounted on the top bracket and the leadscrew
    is attache...

  • Posted in thread: Another X2 Mod thread on 06-07-2014 at 05:58 PM
    Continuing on..Pic of making the X axis nut holder, this will have an acetal liner pressed into
    it when its completed. I have just finished boring the hole for the liner. The flange will be
    milled to...

  • Posted in thread: Any good uses for bulk iron oxide (rust)...? on 05-28-2014 at 06:01 PM
    Mix it with Aluminium powder and make thermite, it can be useful for welding in certain

  • Posted in thread: Another X2 Mod thread on 05-25-2014 at 08:55 PM
    Thanks Shawn.The X axis screw is just about finished, it just needs a key slot milled.The
    leadscrew is about 22.5 inches long and was a bit tricky getting the center holes drilled
    accurately. I had to...

  • Posted in thread: Another X2 Mod thread on 05-23-2014 at 10:39 PM
    This thread is a bit overdue for an update up was a thorough cleaning, a few welds to lock
    everything in place and a bit of paint to make it look nice and to cover my ugly welds up. I
    decided I wan...

  • Posted in thread: Peat as furnace lining, is posible? on 05-06-2014 at 03:52 PM
    Peat is generally burnt as a fuel, I doubt it would be much good as a furnace liner.Steve.

  • Posted in thread: V12 Build on 04-06-2014 at 06:48 PM
    Brilliant distributor design Dick, I love how it keeps all the plug leads so

  • Posted in thread: Sniff test for gas leak goes wrong on 04-06-2014 at 12:30 PM
    Glad you're OK, enjoy the show next weekend, I might drive down myself if time