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Forum: Fabrication 06-15-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,214
Posted By clive
Nice job, did you get it powder coated? I hope...

Nice job, did you get it powder coated? I hope your sister enjoys it as much as we enjoy ours.
Forum: Fabrication 05-07-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By clive
Thanks guys, it’s been an enjoyable project.

Thanks guys, it’s been an enjoyable project.
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By clive
side gate

Finished my side gate and two panels today. I wanted to feature the history of the area so the first panel has flat belt pulleys that would have connected to a stationary engine and run a saw mill,...
Forum: Welding 02-28-2022, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,030
Posted By clive
I see the chief liar has promised the flood...

I see the chief liar has promised the flood victims relief, I guess that will be after the fire victims get paid. It must be about time he buggered off on holiday again.
Forum: Welding 02-28-2022, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,030
Posted By clive
Reminds me, when I was in South Hedland TAFE and...

Reminds me, when I was in South Hedland TAFE and the 2007 elections were coming we were informed by the suckhole management in Karratha that Howard was coming to the Pilbara and they were going to...
Forum: Welding 02-28-2022, 02:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,030
Posted By clive
I got a laugh out of it. Trouble is, being a...

I got a laugh out of it. Trouble is, being a politician he is now an authority on all things welding and trade related.
I wondered if the lecturer set him up, overhead fillet, could be a low...
Forum: Machining 02-27-2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By clive
I just tested the thing (X axis) over the entire...

I just tested the thing (X axis) over the entire length of movement and it was the same. As this includes parts of the screw I have never had occasion to use I think it is shitty Chinese...
Forum: Machining 02-27-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By clive
Thanks for your help guys, I found the manual and...

Thanks for your help guys, I found the manual and it showed how to set the reference point, which I did. Then set up a dial gauge to zero, DRO to zero, then dialled on .010”. Surprise surprise, both...
Forum: Machining 02-27-2022, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By clive
took it apart, cleaned every part of it and put...

took it apart, cleaned every part of it and put it back together. Still out .001” in .010” so guess it’s new reader time.
Forum: Machining 02-26-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By clive
GWIZ, it only does about 6”, but I found this...

GWIZ, it only does about 6”, but I found this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Rs7P1SHIyM which shows what is inside so I’ll give it a good clean and see if that improves it
Forum: Machining 02-26-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By clive
digital reader

The DRO on my lathe is not reading correctly, out by about .002” in a infeed of .020”. I suspect it needs a good clean but I have no idea what is inside it.Turning it upside down there is a cover in...
Forum: Fabrication 02-23-2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,448
Posted By clive
it seems to handle the olives OK, being a flail...

it seems to handle the olives OK, being a flail mill the clearances are fairly coarse. I have rebuilt and repaired a couple of flail mills over the years so the idea appeals to me, but I am not in a...
Forum: Fabrication 02-23-2022, 04:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,448
Posted By clive
thanks, that video led to this one...

thanks, that video led to this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJnovsAhf-Y a straight forward build I think.
Forum: Fabrication 02-22-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,448
Posted By clive
Thanks, I knew I would get a good idea from you...

Thanks, I knew I would get a good idea from you guys, I like the sink grinder. It is my understanding that they grind up the seeds too into a pulp.
Forum: Fabrication 02-22-2022, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,448
Posted By clive
olive press

I’m thinking of making a olive press along the line of a cylinder with a plunger with drainage holes in the bottom plate. Has anyone here made one or have any information on them? We have a tree that...
Forum: Machining 01-27-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By clive
I have a silver soldered carbide lathe tool that...

I have a silver soldered carbide lathe tool that I soldered over 50 years ago when I was an apprentice and it has done a ton of work since. I also have silver soldered acme boring bar that is HSS and...
Forum: Machining 12-04-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,259
Posted By clive
I did a double post and it wont let me get rid of...

I did a double post and it wont let me get rid of it.
Forum: Machining 12-04-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,259
Posted By clive
John, I have Chicom lathe and a mill, the lathe...

John, I have Chicom lathe and a mill, the lathe is accurate, far better than some of the crap ones I’ve operated in various machine shops over the last 50 odd years. At the time I was looking at a...
Forum: Machining 11-05-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,021
Posted By clive
Always enjoyed using the shaper.

Always enjoyed using the shaper.
Forum: Machining 09-24-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By clive
very nice.

very nice.
Forum: Machining 08-24-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,064
Posted By clive
Get it, worry about it later, you can always pass...

Get it, worry about it later, you can always pass it along if it’s not what you want. I learned milling on one of those, loved it, it was practically new and had been really well looked after.
Forum: Fabrication 06-17-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,215
Posted By clive
No, I already pondered that, it will happen but...

No, I already pondered that, it will happen but I’m easily side tracked so it could be awhile.
Forum: Fabrication 06-16-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,215
Posted By clive
I like your idea of using a treadmill motor,...

I like your idea of using a treadmill motor, round here we get hard waste roadside collections a few times a year and there are often treadmills being chucked out. The plans allow for it to turn on...
Forum: Fabrication 05-12-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,215
Posted By clive
I got real lazy and bought a set of plans, it’s a...

I got real lazy and bought a set of plans, it’s a fill in project with no urgency. I just wanted dimensions, I am changing a few things as I felt there are different methods that suit me more. I’ll...
Forum: Fabrication 05-10-2021, 01:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,215
Posted By clive
Thank for the replies, it will just be for steel,...

Thank for the replies, it will just be for steel, as we are metric I plan on using a 50 x 2000 belt.
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