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  1. agmachado

    My Workshop - Started

    Hello! Long time I try to start the assembly of a workshop to to put into practice my projects. Finally this is possible because now I have some space and a few days ago, arrived some new machines. A lathe is the same german Optimum TU 2406 and here, in Brazil is AMBOSS 250-550. The mill also...
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    Bed Turret for Sherline

    Hi Guys, As you can see... very nice! For plans, see more on Downriver Tools Cheers, Alexandre
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    HMEM on Facebook

    Hi Guys, Who usually post information on HMEM page on Facebook ? I would like to help post information of the forum on the HMEM Facebook page. Cheers, Alexandre
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    Very Nice Shop

    Hi Guys, I thought you would like to see this... Pinças Pneumáticas Centro de Usinagens Em Ação Cheers and a great new year to all !!! Alexandre
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    Thank You Steve Jobs

    Hi Guys! Today is a sad day for me and I believe that for many people around the world... My condolences to her family and I'm sure that He helped to improve the world! Alexandre
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    Doubts with Brass

    Hi Guys, I have some doubts with relation of the brass and a metal alloy of copper and zinc, last this, in it's composition may have from 3 to 45%... What's the name of this metal ? Here in Brazil we call "latão" and brass of "bronze"! I believe it can be because of the translation. I saw...
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    Arbor press selection

    Hi Tin, Do you can tell me what is this (in the picture below) ? I see this a lot here, but I do not know what is. Thank you for your attention, Alexandre
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    Merlin V12 Castings for Sale

    Hi Guys, I found the Merlin V12 casting for sale in website Today I would get the email address to talk, but this website is off-line. Does anyone know more information about it? Thank you, Alexandre Machado
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    Nanda Truggy NRT-3 PRO

    Hi Guys, A few days ago I began assembly of the new automodel. This model is a 1:8 scale and is off-road. Now some pictures of it... Sure, my assistant... ehehehe! All started with this... And after this... Soon to be continue... Take care...
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    HPI Baja 5b SS Kit

    Hi Guys, Last Wednesday, my kit HPI Baja 5b SS arrived... very, very cool... I started the assembly at the same time and on friday it was completed! See some photos... with my daughter together! Today I throttled enough to soften the engine...
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    Music Building

    Hi Guys, Yesterday, I rehearsed with my band ... an old hobby that I have kept! I took some photos to share with you ... when I have a YouTube video I notice ... I think you'll like it! Take care, Alexandre
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    Model Engine Builder Collection

    Helo Guys, Today I completed my collection the Model Engine Buider magazines! Thm: Now I am waiting the issue #23, but here in Brazil the mail does not work without tracking. Soon, Toni will send for a friend in New York city and He sends to me here. It's a bigger logistic engineering !!! ;D...
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    The Beatles

    Hi All, Now, my wife is mad listening to The Beatles and singing... :big: It's cool... but I prefer Pink Floyd or Deep Purple ! ??? Well... no problems!!! Cheers to all, Alexandre
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    Measuring Instruments

    Hi All, Here in Brazil, we have access to some brands such as Mitutoyo, Starrett and others ... But Mitutoyo, for example are very expensive and I know that are very good. Starrett has better prices. To start my home shop, would use a digital micrometer (0-1"), a digital caliper (0-6") and a...
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    For that Serve

    Hello All, I'm starting in the art of machining and would like to understand the use of some accessories that follows. Basically I would like know the situations of use for each tool below. A) B) C) D) Thank You, Alexandre
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    Trust, Respect and Friendship

    Hello guys! I am the buyer mentioned in this discussion "Selling a lathe and building trust?" at To give an idea, I already paid ... because I trusted in the information provided. Another important reason is to know that he...
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    V6 OHV or OHC ?

    Hello guys, I am projecting a V6 engine, the cylinders will have 13.85mm of diameter by 14mm of stroke. Inicially, I would like to put the camshaft in the block (see the picture), but I am using 60 degree in the block and do not have space enough. What do you think ? Thanks, Alexandre
  18. agmachado

    Some Models

    Hello guys! I would like to show some drawings I made in recent months. I hope you like it ... :D
  19. agmachado

    New Member from São Paulo, Brazil

    Hello, guys!!! First, I believe that join this community is a great privilege! I am a systems analyst and I live in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The few time I have studied about the art of building small things, especially internal combustion engines. When I found this site, I was very impressed with...