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    Not an engine---but what I did this summer

    ;D Very nice work John . Are firing ball bearings out of the cannon Rob......
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    New member from Surrey, England - Introduction...

    Welcome Mike it sounds like you enjoy a good challenge Thm: We look forward to seeing you work th_wwp Rob.........
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    Dependant On Technology

    The thing with technology is that at some time it will let you down whether it be your iPhone or ipad or computer or gauges or even your lathe it doesn't matter how much you have spent on the item nothing is infallible it just seems a shame that the core skills are not taught any more as a back...
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    Dependant On Technology

    ;D Thm:
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    Dependant On Technology

    Well I am 31 years old and learnt how to read verniers when I was 15-16 years old. But some not all of these people were up to 10 years older than me and claim to be experts at what they do. (Definition of a expert) A EX is a has been and a SPURT is a drip under pressure. ;D As for digital...
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    Dependant On Technology

    I was at work today talking to a draughtsman when we had to measure a part so i went to my toolbox and got my vernier gauges out measured the part and told him it was 10.62mm . I was not prepared for the answer. :o He said that i could not measure that accurately using those verniers. :o I then...
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    nice neighbor

    You lucky man . ;D Definitely a small price to pay for such a haul. Rob....
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    Tolerance

    Pete having seen a chart i would agree with you to just ream the hole because i definitely cant work to Microns I strugle with millimetres some days. Thanks Rob......
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    Tolerance

    That is just what i was after thank you Tin. The plans are here if you want to take a look. http://www.homemodelenginemachinist.com/index.php?action=tpmod;dl=item223 Rob......
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    Tolerance

    I am starting building the wobbler EJS . On the drawings after some of the dimensions it says H7 i believe this to be a tolerance level my question is this is there a chart of these different tolerance's or a way of understanding them because it is a new thing to me. Any help would be great ...
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    Gear oil Question

    Thank you all for the advice I used 90 oil in the end it seems to be working fine but it has warm today. Rob.....
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    Gear oil Question

    Unfortunately I don't have the owners manual for it but I contacted the main Mitsubishi dealers who told me the spec of the oil. Rob.......
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    Gear oil Question

    Hi Jeff It is a Mitsubishi Shogun Built in 2000 no fancy electrics but it is used as a four wheel drive on a regular basis. Rob......
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    No2 Elmer's Twin Vertical Wobbler Finished

    Looks good Chris, Do you have trouble with the cranks slipping on the main shaft when running I found I have to be very careful how much air pressure I put in or the grub screws slip when I run mine. Rob.....
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    Gear oil Question

    I am not sure if this is the correct place to ask this question because it is not related to machining but knowing the extent of knowledge on this forum I thought you were the people to ask. I have to refill the oil in the transfer gear box on my four wheel drive car. I have been told it is to...
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