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I would buy a Unimat lathe and learn all you can using it. You don't need more than a desk to set it on and you can turn ,mill and drill from...
When I said "turn a tube" I meant to actually make the tube from bar stock. It's just so easy to do and you can make washers easily to fit 00-90...
Much easier and quicker to just turn a tube with the proper inside and outside diameter and slice them off with a thin cut off tool.
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Brass slot car gears worked for me. There are many different ratios of bevel gears available.
Haven't run mine in water yet. I need to build a boat! It runs fine except for some vibration. Haven't figured out how to balance the...
Since your cutting brass you can use a method I've been using for years. First of all hand grind two thirds off the underside of your 1/2...
Thought you might like to see my version of the Polly Wog engine.
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I've been a model maker for over 36 years and have lots of experience drilling and milling acrylic. The dull drill bit crap is just that. Use a...
Use a sharp drill bit and use soapy water as a coolant and lubricant.
I have one small critique which is minor but it always bugs me. Phillips head screws were first used around 1940 (correct me if...
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