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      Ghosty replied to the thread Press Fits.
      Grasshopper, You should have been using a 0.374 reamer, the hole needs to be smaller than the shaft. Cheers Andrew
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Olli-Matti, Yes I done this in the time posted, I'm retired so have plenty of time, and apart from the piston fit, and that went quicker...
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Hi All, And thus endith the build of these engines. Now to build the planes for them. Cheers Andrew
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Hi All, What is better than one engine running, how about in stereo. Cheers Andrew
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Hi All, Whats better than one engine running, how about in stereo, sorry no sound until 1:40min. Cheers Andrew
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Hi All, Well after a little bit of playing around, "IT'S ALIVE", After about 20mins of runtime now it's swinging a 9x6wide blade with...
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Gail, I have found this with the cheaper grades of cast iron bar. Never had the problem with higher grades. you can tell the difference...
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      Ghosty reacted to GailInNM's post in the thread Mills 1.3 with Like Like.
      Andrew, Great build. I have a soft spot for the Mills as I flew on in a single channel escapement controlled radio control model in...
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Hi All, Up until now I have been making the parts for two engines. Now I will be working on just one engine at a time. Started the...
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Hi All, PROBLEM:- Getting small diameter cast iron round bar. FIX:- Make your own. I have some 40mm(1.575") round bar, cut length...
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Hi All, Finished of machining of the crankshaft today. First machined up a jig to hold the crankshaft with correct offset for big end...
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      Ghosty reacted to ajoeiam's post in the thread Taking it up a step--- with Like Like.
      Now that's the toy for ID measurement. I sure would like to get me some of those!
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Taking it up a step---.
      For measuring the bore of small cylinders, only got on weekend. Cheers Andrew
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Hi All, Started with conrod machining today. Used a piece of 7075 10mm alloy plate, cut a 10mm slice off and squared up. Marked out...
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      Ghosty replied to the thread Mills 1.3.
      Hi All, Started on the fuel tank/venturi today. Machined the tank body from Perspex and alloy. Machined needle valve from 1214...
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