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    Getting in Trouble for Metal Chips in the House

    Lol I have a cat to she is a good one but I work in the trade fiiter and turner and I get swarf every where never do my boots come inside and still I get in trouble
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    Getting in Trouble for Metal Chips in the House

    Yer don’t where your boots inside!
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    Harvard/Stickney Jr Model

    Looking good stick at it 👍
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    Nice work it’s been interesting reading with a good ending thanks for hanging in there and well dun 👍
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    All I use is a new bit of hss square about 3/8 I think in the mill in a drill chuck ( yes your chuck will grip it ) it’s not turning so it’s all good and use the quill to put slight pressure on ring in a position in the middle of a t slot or could set your vice jaws to about right I found it so...
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    I was told gray iron not that dura bar stuff ? Hard to find I no but when you do is cheep post cost me more than the 800 mm bar I got ?
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    2 thow interference fit come on check you mic that’s rubbish! That’s a very tight press fit on a 1 inch bore ! Your not laping faith that fit no way
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    All and I mean all rings need to bed in it’s a fact ! But I’m following with interest Brian the right oil can be the secret? Maybe I’m learning too of course but you do need a break in oil that I’m shore .
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    Protractor base for grinder mounted on cross-slide

    And if you can true up the sides will help too for balance
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    Protractor base for grinder mounted on cross-slide

    Rip into it I take at least 10 or 20 thow to true up a wheel
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    Run in oil is a biggy too
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    Yes no need for angles with that set up the use of angle is more for surface grinder you angle it so it’s behind the wheel incase you dig in it don’t jam up if I make sene
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    Ageless 9 and 18 Radial

    Looking good what spark plugs did you opt for ?
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    1" Bore x 1" Stroke Vertical i.c. Engine

    Ok boys rings every ring has to bed or run in it’s a fact of life so we can talk all day or make rings it’s easy and really not a lot of time just have fun
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    A new attempt at making piston rings

    Or just run in for a while maybe turn engine over with a drill and let them bed in ?
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    Precision Gauge Blocks

    I use every day but for home shop use ? There expensive there’s all ways a different way but if you have the funds why not 👍
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    endmill

    Drill and bore it simple!
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    Ageless 9 and 18 Radial

    Very nice that’s a lot of work there 👍
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    Radial 5

    😳 o looking very nice I’m new to this one will we following with interest 👍
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    1" Bore x 1" Stroke Vertical i.c. Engine

    Have you tried that hi temp paint that you bake in oven for a while? I used some years ago and was impressed
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