here is what i had to do to make my import vise work. http://www.homemodelenginemachinist.com/index.php?topic=16943.msg173012#msg173012
i would like to get a kurt vice but the mad money is all used up so i will have to wait. :(
thanks for all the kind words guys :)
i just want to let you know that i have not abandoned this project like i have done in the past.
i have not posted in a while because it my day job is unbelievably busy and i have not had any time to work on this model.
i did get some work done and here it...
another frustrating thing is to make all the parts according to the drawings only to find out the drawings are wrong :o
myself and a few other guys on here know all about the galloway drawings ::)
well here we are 10 or 12 days latter and we finally have some thing to post about this project ;D
the cam journals were bored about 5 or 6 years ago and they were in the wrong location, so i had to fix that and this is how i did it.
first i had to re-bore the 2 outer cam journals in the right...
my dad gave me a unimat for christmas one year and to be honest i thought what can i do with this LITTLE machine??
well i soon found out it is a very handy machine for drilling very small holes (set up as a lath or a mill/drill press) and over the years it has served me well.
if you want some...
thanks for the replies guys.
i ordered cast iron rings from otto engine works and they arrived here in 4 days.
i figured since i have had no problems with cast rings in the past i would stick with what work's for me.
thank you rick for the video, that engine sure run's good.
well after seeing some of these videos i don't really want to show my shop.............but what the hay ::)
it is small and sorry guys but i didn't clean up one little bit :P some days it is clean and other days it look like it is worked in.
ok guys i need help :-\ i am trying to post a video of my little shop and a short 4 to 6 minute video is huge............ about 130 megs.
well to me thats huge. what i would like to know is there software to compress or shrink the file size so it is more user friendly??
thanks a bunch for any...