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Forum: Machining 01-19-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,083
Posted By 1-800miner
Have we met?

Would you happen to be talking about the Bakersfield Muzzle Loaders at Kelso Valley?
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,696
Posted By 1-800miner
I know two guys that have more money than sense. ...

I know two guys that have more money than sense.
When they go camping/shooting in the desert they bring five gallon propane tanks and road flares.
Wait til dark,place burning flare in front of...
Forum: Fabrication 09-16-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,415
Posted By 1-800miner
I use a HF tumbler for parts about that...

I use a HF tumbler for parts about that size.Actually I have three.
One has a 25/75 mix of walnut hulls and sand blast media.
Another is 50/50 and another at 75/25.
Usually use the 50/50....
Forum: Machining 09-16-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,673
Posted By 1-800miner
If you mount it in back be sure to mount a stop...

If you mount it in back be sure to mount a stop block so the table does not crush it against the column.
Don't ask how I know.
Forum: Machining 05-30-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,468
Posted By 1-800miner
I have seen those pliers at leather shops and...

I have seen those pliers at leather shops and upholstery shops.
Forum: Machining 05-22-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,547
Posted By 1-800miner
Wouldn't need so many lights if you PAINTED...

Wouldn't need so many lights if you PAINTED things a light color:rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 04-13-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,155
Posted By 1-800miner
[QUOTE=MotorDoctor;543194]Gerry, I see you hold...

[QUOTE=MotorDoctor;543194]Gerry, I see you hold an advanced degree in Jiggenometry just like I do. The old term was Afro-engineering :D
I've done my share of repairs like that. Unfortunately I don't...
Forum: Machining 04-01-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By 1-800miner
I had the same problem. I finally freed it with...

I had the same problem. I finally freed it with brute strength and ignorance.
My next step would have been to build a battering ram.
Hang a horizontal timber with two ropes from the ceiling and...
Forum: Machining 03-25-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,906
Posted By 1-800miner
Either that is a tiny lathe ,or a really big...

Either that is a tiny lathe ,or a really big soccer ball on that bench.:p
Forum: Fabrication 03-18-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,970
Posted By 1-800miner
I have been blasting and mining most of my life. ...

I have been blasting and mining most of my life.
I don't know how many times I have watched people try to use an auger on rocks. It is amazing how the rocks mangle the steel.
I don't think that it...
Forum: Machining 03-16-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By 1-800miner
Sounds like I better leave well enough alone.

Sounds like I better leave well enough alone.
Forum: Machining 03-15-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By 1-800miner
Calling Atlas lathe experts

I have an older Atlas twelve inch. Sitting behind it is another Atlas bed that I bought years ago, thinking of using it for a set of centers.

Today I noticed that it is the heavy version. 1/2"...
Forum: Fabrication 03-09-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,390
Posted By 1-800miner
Those will do,found them at McMaster

Those will do,found them at McMaster
Forum: Fabrication 03-09-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,390
Posted By 1-800miner
Looking for some odd nuts.

So what did you think this thread was about?
I don't know what to call them . google sends me on a goose chase.

Mushroom shaped nuts with two holes in the top for a pin wrench.

I have seen...
Forum: Machining 03-03-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 932
Posted By 1-800miner
Mark Ball are you alive and well?

Have not heard much lately.
Forum: Fabrication 03-03-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,101
Posted By 1-800miner
When the cavemen invented meat smoking,they had a...

When the cavemen invented meat smoking,they had a strict formula of 70/30.
If it varies you might be changing all of history as we know it.:eek:
Forum: Machining 03-02-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,481
Posted By 1-800miner
I was given a 55 gallon drum of thread cutting...

I was given a 55 gallon drum of thread cutting oil.
When I get that used up I'll worry about what the best stuff to use.
Forum: Machining 03-01-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By 1-800miner
Thanks! I guess I didn't ask google the right...

Thanks!
I guess I didn't ask google the right question:o
Forum: Machining 03-01-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By 1-800miner
5c collet question

I have a chance off getting a bunch of 5c aluminum step collets but they don't have external threads.
I may have to make a collet closer that works off the internal threads.
Anyone know what size...
Forum: Fabrication 02-23-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,440
Posted By 1-800miner
Need a mini swage block to match.

I was visiting family in Pennsylvania. At my uncles house and he points at the edge of a field.There lies a swage block that measured 36"by36" by8".
He said he was plowing the field and the plow...
Forum: Machining 02-20-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,119
Posted By 1-800miner
scroll down to the "for sale" section. I see...

scroll down to the "for sale" section.
I see free tee nuts....might be what you need.
Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,719
Posted By 1-800miner
My doctor put me on a great diet. Any food,all...

My doctor put me on a great diet.
Any food,all I can eat,any time I want to eat.
I just have to be naked, in front of a mirror when I eat.:eek:
Forum: Machining 02-19-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,119
Posted By 1-800miner
I meant,do you have tee slot NUTS and studs and...

I meant,do you have tee slot NUTS and studs and step blocks that fit into you tee slots?
In other words.Do you have a way to hold the work onto the mill table?
Forum: Machining 02-19-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,767
Posted By 1-800miner
Over on homeshopmachinst, John Stevenson posted a...

Over on homeshopmachinst, John Stevenson posted a thread on using two washers as a jig to make a gear cutter profile. Really simple and slick way to do it.
Forum: Machining 02-19-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,134
Posted By 1-800miner
six inch from center to bed equals a twelve inch...

six inch from center to bed equals a twelve inch swing.
Pm. your address ,I will look at what I have and get back to you.
Stick with it,pretty soon we will have you talking like a crusty old...
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