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      ninefinger reacted to dalem9's post in the thread k 27 wheels with Like Like.
      Here is the work I have got done, Things have been slow for me but I am still trying. I will be away for awhile, I am having another...
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      ninefinger replied to the thread Sieg lathe motor conversion.
      The motor is only half the battle. You mention the controllers are roughly the same price, but I think you may find out that they can...
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      ninefinger reacted to mayhugh1's post in the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po with Like Like.
      The valve covers were up next. The stock engine's stamped steel covers were functional but lack panache. Since museum accuracy isn't my...
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      ninefinger replied to the thread New 3-jaw chuck.
      FYI - I have nothing against LMS - didn't mean to come across that way. I have bought from them as well and agree that they have great...
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      ninefinger replied to the thread New 3-jaw chuck.
      For the Emco I bought a backplate mount, as I had already made an adapter from the Emco's spindle nose to the chucks used by the...
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      ninefinger replied to the thread New 3-jaw chuck.
      also consider an ER32 chuck and some collets. I bought one for my little Emco Compact 5 and its been great and probably not really much...
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      ninefinger reacted to mayhugh1's post in the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po with Like Like.
      My original plan to support the workpiece during the manifold's topside machining was to attach it to a fixture plate using the twelve...
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      ninefinger replied to the thread Selection of Steel to use.
      Majority of time I get my metal from these guys Metal Pros - Small Quantity Metal Shop|Online Pricing and Availability as they are...
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      ninefinger replied to the thread Selection of Steel to use.
      Yes to 12L14 for simple low stress machined parts. 1144 is great for things that might see higher stress like a crankshaft and it too...
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      ninefinger reacted to minh-thanh's post in the thread Head gasket with Like Like.
      But no one has that machine Homemade engine just need flat surface and head gasket is good enough Hi Gordon I don't know if there...
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      ninefinger replied to the thread Head gasket.
      deleted my response - reread and saw that the nub is already JB weld epoxied on.
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      ninefinger replied to the thread R1830.
      I have the castings, you can see my original thread here: 1/6 P&W R-985 Wasp Jr by Bob Roach / Vernal Engineering I really need to...
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      ninefinger replied to the thread R1830.
      Make any progress on this? I need a kickstart to motivate me to progress my R-985 Wasp Jr.
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      ninefinger replied to the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po.
      Thank you for the explanation of the tooling ball use. I've heard of them before and generally thought I understood their use but a...
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      ninefinger reacted to mayhugh1's post in the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po with Like Like.
      The spark plugs in the full-size engine are angled down and away from the head to avoid interference with the stock exhaust manifold...
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