Wes, you would have to look in hobby shops(model aircraft) they should carry them for fuel tank tube usually 1/8" dia.
I just use one of these https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?I=LXE228&P=7 they do very nice bends in brass, copper and alloy tube.
It happened once, did you get a spare as well? Would save a long drive with getting lost again.
What we can do when we put our mind to good use, as you say, waste a couple of hundred dollars(time) to make a $15 dollar tool. I made up one for...
Will be watching this one as well.
Looks interesting, will be following along, If it is any thing like your other engines, it will be a masterpiece
Also the tool is the wrong shape for the direction you are machining, it is ground for machining from the headstock to the tailstock.
These are valves I machine out of 316SS, They have a 3/8" dia head and a 1/8" stem, use stainless steel T/C cutters and have no problem. I was...
Brian, It takes a lot of skill to machine a crankshaft like that.:)
Good luck with you surgery Brian! I am sure you will be back soon with better vision
Good to hear that it was not as bad as first thought. Good to see that it will be finished
Dam, it was so close to being done.
Taps don't work at all with the lathe in reverse, except for l/h taps
Seen this add on facebook, know nothing about it, had something similar in the 80's...
Just received a copy of The Engineers Black Book. Well worth the coin to buy(around$60). It is the 3rd Edition and has a lot of updated...
Terry, can you fit a regulator valve in the case pipe, a simple "T" with a needle valve would work to re-direct a % of the oil flow straight into...
I did say old oven, not the good wifes one
Doc, put a glass of cold water under vacuum and see what happens, moisture is not a problem.
I use it to pull the lacquer into the coil and than bake separate. You could set the whole thing in an old oven to keep the temp.
Doc, it looks good, this is what I use as a vacuum chamber, made from a glass dome from an old outdoor weather proof light fitting. Made the base...
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