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  • werowance
    werowance replied to the thread T head engine by Brian.
    nice to see it running Brian. excelent job. and do please post on the alumina weld rod. ive often wondered about it as well.
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    Hi, i have 2 - 1" inch milling bits for trade that i got from a trade school auction. they appear to have never been used. they are to...
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    getting back to the traction engine this week. made 2 end caps that i still need to drill for the screws, 1 piston (thats dykem on it...
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    werowance replied to the thread setting up for metal spinning.
    so here is the very dirty lathe with spinning tool bar then the spinning tool tip still flaked up with beez wax and ali residue...
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    werowance replied to the thread setting up for metal spinning.
    MCjustis, thank you, yes i certainly want more practice on the 1100 before i start on the more expensive material. now on maple i have...
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    werowance replied to the thread setting up for metal spinning.
    Patternmaker, what is eastern hard rock maple? i only ask is because many around here in south west Virginia use maple to make rolling...
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    werowance replied to the thread setting up for metal spinning.
    oh and MCjustis, how did you attach that spinner to the crank of the engine? was some sort of cross member tigged into place or just...
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    werowance replied to the thread setting up for metal spinning.
    well im right happy about now. this 1100 spins wonderfuly. i used bees wax and i did aneal it but i dont know if i needed to or not...
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  • werowance
    werowance replied to the thread setting up for metal spinning.
    Thanks MCJustis, last night i did try the last piece of scrap 6061 so no more trying till i get the 1100 since im out of material...
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    werowance replied to the thread setting up for metal spinning.
    well, after a week at the beach then a week catching back up from being off i managed to do my first attempt at metal spinning. 1...
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    werowance replied to the thread T head engine by Brian.
    Brian, i have always like your drawings because you always add extra mesurements from different points of view whreas alot of drawings...
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  • werowance
    werowance replied to the thread T head engine by Brian.
    Brian, i was thinking about the valves/tappets and wanted to ask, there isnt any lash or adjustment for them is there? maybe just...
  • werowance
    werowance replied to the thread setting up for metal spinning.
    Clockworkcheval, what gauge metal were they spinning? im just going to learn on 24 gauge aluminum that i can easily bend by hand...
  • werowance
    werowance replied to the thread T head engine by Brian.
    i did not know that. thank you. but still good to let Brian know we are watching.
  • werowance
    werowance replied to the thread T head engine by Brian.
    just posting so that i am "subscribed" to this build and get notifications of updates on it. looking good Brian.
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