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    Scott Flamelicker (Vacuum Engine)

    Hi Don, Please refer to the very first post on this topic. Andrew
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    All

    Thank you for all the hard work, time and effort you put into being a moderator here! Hopefully this means that the SB will be making chips sooner than expected!!!:D See you around the forums! Andrew
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    A Jan Ridders Duo

    Now that is cool Frazer!!! Congrats on a great runner!!!! Even though it is a double i am still counting it as a single engine!!! :big: Andrew
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    Clausing 8520 - Low range??

    th_wwp What collet system did you use Mosey? I am getting a bit tired of beating the bar... :big: Andrew
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    Clausing 8520 - Low range??

    Another option is to install a VFD and run the mill off the original 3 phase motor. That is how i have mine hooked up and i can get it from a few RPM's up to full speed with a twist of a knob. Lots of low down torque available. Andrew
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    1/4 Scale Rider-Ericsson Pumping Engine

    woohoo1 th_wav woohoo1 Awesome stuff Bill!! Hope you had agreat time with the family and kids! I am also off this week but have been busy taking my car back and forth to the dealer and am not too happy... Looking forward to the next update! Andrew
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    1/4 Scale Rider-Ericsson Pumping Engine

    Hi Bill, Great set of updates that i seem to have missed!!! Any news??? ;D Andrew
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    bedding down the lathe

    Cool! We will be waiting for the pics! ;D I made my own bench when i first brought the ML7 home. Thought it was rock solid till i turned the lathe on and it vibrated all over the place... If you are bored you can have a read through this post...
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    bedding down the lathe

    Hi Paul, Not being the foremost authority on this but it does sound like your bench is a bit on the flimsy side. Is it possible to upload some pics of the current setup? Just for chatting sake... I have my ML7 mounted on a 4 inch thick concrete slab. No movement there what so ever! I also...
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    Made my vise stop today !!

    I have seen a few of these being made over the past few months. Every one of them is slightly different. I like the threaded rod for fine adjustments! Thm: Andrew
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    Dot and Stews African Adventure

    Thanks Stew! I miss my home and these pics reminded me of the good times we used to have! I love the Baobab shot!! Andrew
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    Hit and Miss making ice cream!

    Hi All, I was at a Multi-Cultural show last weekend in Kitchener, great people and food!!! ;D When we neared the entrance i heard a sound... A very familiar sound, thanks to Catminer!! Anyway a guy had a John Deere Hit and Miss set up to churn ice cream, the old fashioned way!! It was very...
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    Poppin Double

    Will be following along Brock! ;D Love the look and sound of these engines. Andrew
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    July Project of the Month

    AMAZING!!!!! :bow: Everything just works together to form a complete package! Brilliant piece of timber too!! ;D Andrew
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    a bit off side

    Sweet!!!! Looking forward to the pictures Pete!! Just remember to throw a cover on the lathes and mills before starting to work with the brown stuff! ;D Andrew
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    More from Eccentric Engineering

    "Never work with children or swarf"??? WTH does that mean??? Andrew
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    My new ride!!!

    Driving in the snow can be a lot of fun at times. As Dave says you never truly know what is going to happen because the conditions that are present under the snow vary greatly. Especially if it rains and then freezes and then snows on top! :o I much prefer dry/wet conditions to the snow! It is...
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    My new ride!!!

    Thanks guys!! It is a lot of fun to drive, although slowly for the first 1000k's... Get everything run in and loosened up and then the real fun starts! ;D Arnold: Very nice!!! Mine was the last fully loaded one available in Ontario. I love the smell of leather in the morning!! :big: I noticed...
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    My new ride!!!

    Hi All, Been a bit busy buying a new car... Finally i have my one small car that goes like the clappers!!! 2012 VW Golf 2.5L! Andrew
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    How to smooth 5C collet bore?

    Hi All, I managed to pick this 5C collet chuck up for a really good price! It all works very smoothly and is made by a machinist from castings. There are two issues i have with it is: the bore is not very smooth. And it has a slight runout. Is there a way to hone it on the lathe to get...
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