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      kwoodhands replied to the thread safety valves.
      Steamchick, I made the valve exactly like the one shown with the counterbored recess. Worked well after trying different spring lengths...
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      kwoodhands replied to the thread safety valves.
      Fellows I got the valve to pop off at 22 lbs. I think if I shorten the spring slightly i might get closer to 30 lbs If not I'll be...
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      kwoodhands replied to the thread safety valves.
      The boiler is 8" long and 1-1/2" ID. Tubes are 3/16" 5-3/8" long Ends and top not exposed to heat and are external. There is a 3/16"...
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      kwoodhands replied to the thread safety valves.
      I haven't built the burners yet . It will run on alcohol . I'll take your advice on the spring and make sure the valve works every time...
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      kwoodhands replied to the thread safety valves.
      Thanks, I will make the valve in a couple of days . The safety valve I was supposed to buy I cannot find anywhere. Most of the valves...
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      kwoodhands replied to the thread Drilling Very Small Holes.
      I tried a pin vice but the runout was too much. Tried a few different things but none were satisfactory. Then I made a holder, 1/2"...
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      kwoodhands posted the thread safety valves in Boilers.
      I have a drawing of a simple safety valve that I plan to make. The valve is spring loaded and variable pop off. Can the valve be tested...
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      kwoodhands reacted to Jasonb's post in the thread Set Screw Advice with Like Like.
      I put a small piece of SOFT aluminium wire in the hole first, this deforms under the pressure of the screw and does not mark the shaft...
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      kwoodhands reacted to stevehuckss396's post in the thread Shriner parade car with Like Like.
      Ok. Couple things to report. I went around to every ACE Hardware in the area buying all the .090 thick 1/2 inch wide brass I could find...
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      kwoodhands reacted to Richard Hed's post in the thread Unsatisfied !? with Like Like.
      Ah now, according to my wife I am perfect-- a perfect a**hole.
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      kwoodhands reacted to Ken I's post in the thread Unsatisfied !? with Like Like.
      If you can't fix it hide it ! The toolroom I was working for at the time bought a brand new (and very expensive) Swiss jig boring...
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      kwoodhands reacted to Brian Rupnow's post in the thread Taking it up a step--- with Like Like.
      When I started machining things about 13 years ago, I rushed out and bought digital measuring instruments, and they worked...
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      kwoodhands replied to the thread Taking it up a step---.
      I did a search for digital vernier. Every search showed a digital caliper even though the caption showed " vernier". I have three...
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      kwoodhands reacted to Richard Hed's post in the thread Taking it up a step--- with Like Like.
      I thimpfks you mean a "caliper', as a vernier is one of those old fashoned measurer that has 10 marks on one side of a slide and 11...
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      I used the multi- diameter arbor once. It is in a drawer never to be used again. Then made an arbor for 3" slitting saws that works...
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