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    Making BA Bolts and nuts

    thanks for the info and pics, I do like your travelling steady any rough plans (bogstandard type will do) ? ken. :bow:
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    first engine

    hi all, as promised, but a little late, the plans and pic for the shaft and crankpin. I used the shaft from a burnt out brushless motor I was given, and the pin was a piece of radio control servo linkage rod which I found easy to tap with the required 2mm thread. plan of shaft and crankpin...
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    first engine

    hi all, sorry about the delay but I had one of those days, its called break your only 1.6 mm drill and let it be jammed below the surface in the piece you have been working on. I managed to remove it in the end (hammer 1.6 mm drift and a 1/2 ton press). I wonder if it would have been...
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    first engine

    hi all, parting off the flywheel, that will be the job for today, (notice two flywheels at once). now to buy a power hacksaw? ken.
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    first engine

    hi all, the plan of the flywheel as promissed. ken. the shaft and the crankpin next ?
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    first engine

    hi all, the plan for the flywheel is not finished yet, (went shopping for bits) but I have a picture or two. ken
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    first engine

    hi all, a day late but here is the base and the upright, I marked the metal using a permanent marker and a scribe, I then set it up in the table drill x,y table, and used the pin method, followed by using a center drill to mark the hole positions, followed by the appropriate drill. where the...
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    first engine

    hi all, first the plan of the input and output pipes, now a picture of the above, facing the stock, now center drilling, drilling, turning to size, and finally parting off. Monday tomorrow (washing day) hopfully base and upright, but we will have to see how much...
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    first engine

    Next we set the calipers to 0.8125" then mark the crank pin hole position, set up the vee block using parallels, then set the round stock for center drilling using the centering tool or the pointer and rule method, using the pin method for locating the scribed line position...
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    first engine

    I have a myford ml4. ken.
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    first engine

    I then faced the piston head with a very sharp tool taking very fine cuts. ken
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    first engine

    hi, here is the plan of the piston, anyone who wishes to improve on it is quite OK by me (those with cad experience) ken. now for the first work in progress pictures. center drilling parting of and marking sections using half centre while turning shaft measuring diameter with calipers...
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    first engine

    I am very pleased with the way she runs,(after running her in using a belt round the chuck of the lathe) that I am willing to do plans and a build log if any one is interested? ken
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    first engine

    lets try again, ken
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    first engine

    hi, at last a working engine, ken.
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    relation between file handle size and tang length

    hi all, thanks for all the replies so far, it makes one feel they are in a normal place of work and not just talking to the lathe. I think the info I am after is that the shop sells wooden handles 3", 4", 5", and 6" long. Lets say the tang on the file was 2", which handle would you use ? If...
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    relation between file handle size and tang length

    hi all, I want to fit some files with handles but having bought some 5" and 6" handles I find the hole drilled in the end is not only the same diameter but also the same depth. My question is what is the correct and safe way to sort out from the file tang length the correct size handle and...
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    Unique air powered engine

    I beleive it is based on the luton bowman twin produced in the late 1940's ken.
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    Window XP - reducing programs which start up when booted and run in background

    hi is this what you were after? ken. To add selected items to the Start menu Right-click the Start button, and then click Properties. On the Start Menu tab, under Start menu, click Customize. On the Advanced tab, under Start menu items, select the items you want to appear on the Start menu...
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    Height Gauge

    hi all, maybe this picture might show my problem better, thanks for all the help so far, ken.
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