It sounds like some sort of ER style collet. The nut pushes into the holding position.
I jumped in on something that is a touchy one with a lot of people. When the Professor first started this machine. He was not looking to make a...
It is so sad about this "copyright subject". It was just years ago almost all of this info was shared. Someone found that they could profit from...
I guess the answer to your question of why could be a very easy one. The cost of fuel to melt that cast iron and the stupid laws making it...
I would be very interested in any of your projects.
It seems that is the way our world has gone. You want something you pay for it. I think it is wrong but there is nothing I can do about...
I have the files you are looking for, shoot me and email and I'll send it to you.
You might find a little bit more info in this document from South Bend Lathe.
Are you sure about the Ethanol. Ethanol is a simple alcohol with the chemical formula C₂H₆O
It has a flash point of 170°, I don't think I...
There is things we can learn from almost everyone we meet either in person of through a video. I have been doing metal work for many years and as...
Congratulation is in order on this one. You earned your title of engine designer. She is a beauty and runs very nicely, the governor is...
A work of art. Looking real nice.
I do not know if it would make a whole lot of difference but the spring mounts on the side of the governor if they were cut on an offset they...
I might agree if it had a given resistance but when backing of the die it should not have enough pressure to cut more metal like that. By the...
That is a thing of beauty. One fine job on design and build.
I wonder about some of the suggestions.
If there is no pressure on the die as you remove it, it will take the path of least resistance. So I can...
They make gloves for us wossies.
one thing that might clean up your threading with a die is to stop before you go full depth. Remove die and clean all chips out and lube and cut...
One thing I have learned over the years is to replace tool when the unfortunate things happen. I might not ever use it but it is in my tool...
Very nice and has a charming rhythm running.
Congratulations on one more.
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