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  • Posted in thread: Gits oiler on 07-25-2017 at 09:49 PM
    Hi JohnIt looks from the photo that the wick is missing. A strand of thick knitting wool down
    the centre tube to lower than the bottom of the oil well with the other end into the oil well.
    The oil is ...

  • Posted in thread: A DIY bandsaw for the shop ! on 05-23-2017 at 01:55 AM
    Hi PigiNice Job much more rigid than almost all of mass produced band saws.Enjoyed the video
    clips however the one where you cut an angle iron gave me great concern as you pushed the angle
    against the...

  • Posted in thread: CM releaser without hammer ( SIEG X2P ) on 05-11-2017 at 10:40 PM
    Hi PigiNice and neat solution to save eventually bashing the bearings to death.""I would have
    liked to post it here but I'm not familiar with the image posting for this forum""Go to "Manage

  • Posted in thread: Make a 72 tooth worm gear without indexing? on 03-07-2017 at 03:23 PM
    Hi One method that has not come up is to use a "Spiral Flute Tap" to cut the worm wheel.This
    will give much better cutting action and a lot less load.Search "Model Engineers Workshop"
    There is an arti...

  • Posted in thread: My Triple Wobbler on 02-25-2017 at 06:28 PM
    Hi IanExcellent workmanship is an inspiration to all modelers.Thanks for sharingEric

  • Posted in thread: 7x12 metal gears on 02-08-2017 at 03:14 AM
    Hi ZoltanYet another alternative for a belt drive

  • Posted in thread: 7x12 metal gears on 02-01-2017 at 10:24 PM
    Hi ZoltanHave you considered a belt drive using 4 rib "Poly Vee Belts" and dump the gear drive.
    Added a PDF File of the pulleys for a mini mill drive on my X2 Mill may be of some help.Eric

  • Posted in thread: New bearings for mini mill on 01-09-2017 at 10:51 PM
    HiYou can cut shim with a Trammel bar with tool sharpened to a curved knife or dividers with a
    curved knife shape.Cut the larger Diameter First See attachment Eric

  • Posted in thread: power hack saw on 01-08-2017 at 04:59 AM
    . Hi a couple of pointers Aim for 60 to 80 strokes per minute with the crank turning Anti
    Clockwise cutting on the pull stroke. I.E. teeth cutting to the right. Hand Hacksaw blades work
    OK is smaller ...

  • Posted in thread: Power Hacksaw on 12-23-2016 at 09:00 PM
    Hi TintinInteresting concept for a "Mini Hacksaw".You will need to be patient as the
    performance will be very slow at that rate of cutwith the blade traveling at 3.6 metres a
    minute and only cutting o...


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