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Same here I love the thread allways good reading and very nice work
Why not all just get a decent lathe and be dun with all this bickering
o yer you no we ALL want one , very very nice work
yer your right tony looking at the pic agan on a bigger screen its not right at all ! unless the first drill work hardened the material ??? but...
Yer looks like it grabbed , I wouldn’t normally drill out so little (when possible)
Cheep drill bit ?
What material where you drilling ?
And what speed ?
Lol we all get pissy sometimes I recon you did a good job and will last for years job well dun
Hay welcome you will find a lot of help hear there all good people
Regards from cold rainy Melbourne
Same hear love your work..
Very general rule is if the length is more than 3 x dia use the tail stock for support or the steady if you have it for face work . Honestly you...
Allways be careful and use a chicken stick not your hand I do this for a living and I never have a problem with ruffing out but finish turning I...
Ok so I’ve orded some .25 mm for the frount cover cheep as on eBay thanks cogsy metric helped a lot lol but yer I will try the bakeing paper under...
Yer I thought it should be ok I will give it a try as really so cheep and nothing to lose
I wasn’t thinking head gaskets more so for frount cover and under cylinders
As for the head gaskets the copper should be ok but I have...
Thanks for the reply arrr yes metric lol I tend to forget about that will have a search thanks
That looks really nice in the .005 dam I will have a good look in Australia for it thanks
Well hello to all I’m shore this has been asked but hear I go agan ? So I’m doing the Hodgson 9 for a start and thinking gaskets! O wonderful...
Hay you got there I’ve been following this for so long what a inspiration well dun to you
I think I will try a 3 leg brake hone and have a play first as thay are very cheep and can try on a bit of scrap before I bore the cylinders to...
O and sorry the pistons will have rings !
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