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Forum: Machining 11-14-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By KevinF
Ok I just cranked it tighter and it doesn't move...

Ok I just cranked it tighter and it doesn't move now. :o :rolleyes: thanks guys

No it's not cranking down on the spacer/sleeve but good call, I did check.
Forum: Machining 11-12-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By KevinF
Thanks Gerry So I worked up the cajones to...

Thanks Gerry

So I worked up the cajones to face do the irreversible cutting and facing on the top of the compound. Trammed the head carefully. Wasn't getting great surface finishes in the cast....
Forum: Machining 10-30-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By KevinF
The little pin came out by welding a piece of...

The little pin came out by welding a piece of plate to it then a bolt to the plate and pulling it. The stud for the toolpost pushed out the bottom. So pulling the pin out beforehand was probably not...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-23-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,896
Posted By KevinF
The German blade stock could be Eberle. The...

The German blade stock could be Eberle.

The local place sold me two Eberle for my saw after telling me how good they are. Sure, the blade stock seems great...Their welding SUCKs though. Will just...
Forum: Machining 07-06-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By KevinF
The pin goes into a blind hole. I posted a...

The pin goes into a blind hole. I posted a picture of the other side of it on post 24. So if I go in with a small endmill or drill I would have to know where to stop? Then it would just thread out I...
Forum: Machining 07-06-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By KevinF
Thoughts on how this stud likely attaches?

Thoughts on how this stud likely attaches?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-02-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By KevinF
Its a Farm King 720, 7ft cut. Rated 45-75 hp ...

Its a Farm King 720, 7ft cut. Rated 45-75 hp

It more mower than this tractor has much business operating but it was a price such that I would triple my money if I fixed it and sold it. I got it...
Forum: Machining 06-30-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By KevinF
Thanks for sharing that Scotts

Thanks for sharing that Scotts
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-30-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By KevinF
The C channel was beefed up with a piece of half...

The C channel was beefed up with a piece of half inch plate. I was very much wishing I had a bigger ram for my porta power so I could have been around the corner when this was going on. I loaded it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-30-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By KevinF
Rough Cut mower fixing

So I bought this little tractor that fit the bill for my acreage needs. UTB 32hp diesel, 4 speed plus a 2 speed range box, independent/dependent PTO, 3point hitch. Seems to be a good little import...
Forum: Machining 06-30-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,496
Posted By KevinF
I picked up a 1.25 shell mill arbor for r8...

I picked up a 1.25 shell mill arbor for r8 spindle for cheap from the guys, Quality Cutting Tools.
Forum: Machining 06-29-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By KevinF
How does this work for mounting? No T slot here. ...

How does this work for mounting? No T slot here.
(after googling I see: http://www.phase2plus.com/images/MW_James_Johnson_article.pdf)

Also what do the modulus and diametral pitch settings do? I...
Forum: Machining 06-26-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By KevinF
https://www.kijiji.ca/v-power-tool/moose-jaw/line-...

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-power-tool/moose-jaw/line-shaft-lathes-and-metal-tools-for-sale/1500015355

I can go pick this stuff up (for the new future owner((not me))) and host the western GTG in my...
Forum: Machining 06-25-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By KevinF
Thanks for that link Gerry. I was looking to buy...

Thanks for that link Gerry. I was looking to buy some stuff from discount machine Ebay store. Prices are good, shipping is like $80 per item. Kills the deal.
Forum: Machining 06-25-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By KevinF
That's where I am at too. The multifix might be...

That's where I am at too. The multifix might be nice, but I can make toolholders if I want, with the sliding wedge Aloris style.
Forum: Machining 06-22-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By KevinF
Thanks, I guess first question should be...

Thanks,

I guess first question should be multifix or aloris style?

I've no experience with either.
Forum: Machining 06-22-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,430
Posted By KevinF
Need advice on QCTP and holders

Picked up this lathe from my friend.. Same buddy that Gerry met him when we picked up the milling machine.

2 1/8 spindle bore,gap bed, power feed cross slide. Its around 36" between centers but...
Forum: Machining 06-08-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By KevinF
Thanks for the report. Been meaning to order up...

Thanks for the report. Been meaning to order up an er32 collet set and square/hex collet blocks.
Forum: Machining 04-14-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By KevinF
Similarly when I found when I was removing rivets...

Similarly when I found when I was removing rivets from a Superduty frame the ticket was to drill a small hole (1/8 or even less) through them and blow out some of the middle with the torch. They...
Forum: Machining 03-02-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By KevinF
I work in materials (soil, concrete, asphalt,...

I work in materials (soil, concrete, asphalt, waste rock etc) testing lab and we outsource 99% of anything that requires machining. That isn't likely to change because I have to spend my time doing...
Forum: Machining 03-02-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By KevinF
It doesn't really matter. I did a thing that I...

It doesn't really matter. I did a thing that I was proud of and shared. It will hopefully work for its intended purpose. I am aware of the benefits of a qctp holder but it is not in the cards for...
Forum: Machining 02-28-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By KevinF
QCTP probably won't happen on this machine. It...

QCTP probably won't happen on this machine. It sits unused but for a couple times a year.
Forum: Machining 02-28-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By KevinF
Parting blade holder

We have a little lathe at work so we are picking up some tooling to do minor bushings and rollers etc.

The parting blade setup they wanted to sell us was overkill so I bought a few cheap HSS 5%...
Forum: Welding 02-25-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,597
Posted By KevinF
Thanks. I initially wanted the thing able to...

Thanks. I initially wanted the thing able to balance on its feet. For a stupid party trick. When it came to gluing the feet on, I didn't feel like taking the extra time. So with the weight all the...
Forum: Welding 02-24-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By KevinF
Carbohydrate foam, heavens no. Actually the...

Carbohydrate foam, heavens no. Actually the prototype dog ramp was made of wood but didn't fold and didn't look as pretty. :D

The pieces for the bandsaw clamp are 3/4" square. The bottom 2 are...
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