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Forum: Welding 02-29-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,981
Most blacksmiths stamp their work with a...

Most blacksmiths stamp their work with a shop-made die,AKA "touch-mark".They also mostly work hot,so making one is no big deal.For cold work,unless it's heat-treated alloy,pretty much the same...
Forum: Fabrication 02-23-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,632
Looks like a heading plate,for heading 3 sizes of...

Looks like a heading plate,for heading 3 sizes of sqare-shank fasteners.It looks hand-forged,and though i never seen one with 3,double-ended ones are common,make them that way meself.Can't tell...
Forum: Machining 02-20-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,238
Thanks,Dan,it does.That's what i get for looking...

Thanks,Dan,it does.That's what i get for looking for an easy way out.
Forum: Machining 02-19-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,238
Thanks.The guy we're dealing with at the Reliable...

Thanks.The guy we're dealing with at the Reliable Steam seems to be a pretty no-nonsense character,i'm sure the missing parts would not be a problem.That machinable wax they advertise,is that a good...
Forum: Machining 02-19-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,238
Steam-engine project

Following Cutter's advise,starting a new thread here.Here are the tools that we are currently negotiating the access to:Grizzly comb,mill.Model G4015,and Logan Powermate...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 02-16-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,732
Ryan-there is such a thing as a legit quenching...

Ryan-there is such a thing as a legit quenching oil,it's very expensive,and only the very finest anal-retentive metallurgy warrants it's use,maybe some milling cutters or such.What matters in any...
Forum: Fabrication 02-16-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,861
Great job.Steel is way under-utilised as an...

Great job.Steel is way under-utilised as an iterior const.material.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-16-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,463
Yep,they've got it.Will give them a call.

Yep,they've got it.Will give them a call.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-16-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,463
Yep,that's great.Will spend a few days studying ...

Yep,that's great.Will spend a few days studying and talking to all these suppliers.Thanks.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-16-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,463
Hey,thanks again.Will look it up right now.

Hey,thanks again.Will look it up right now.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-16-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,463
Thanks,Moe.The specs are from Reliable Steam...

Thanks,Moe.The specs are from Reliable Steam co,all official looking blue prints,and i hope i'm not misreading them.It's for a water-tube boiler,oper.pressure about 200psi.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-16-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,463
pipe research

I'm trying to track down some 3/4" DOM Sch.40 pipe,in ASTM grade A513,and am not seeing it anywhere.Looked up many links from this forum's archives,and still.Any idea as to where i may be screwing...
Forum: Machining 02-16-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
Thanks,Scott,those are some neat pictures.I love...

Thanks,Scott,those are some neat pictures.I love the reciprocating hack-saw.Looked like one of the pulleys was bolted together wood.Amazing how self-contained a shop like that can be.
Forum: Machining 02-15-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
It's just a pre-roller bearing technology of...

It's just a pre-roller bearing technology of supporting a rotating shaft.Follow the last few links ih this thread.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 02-15-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,086
Yeah,Brian-i would definitely second you on...

Yeah,Brian-i would definitely second you on that.Even most damage can be fixed or worked around,the critical part is wether it's still "alive"-tough to assertain over long distance.Not at all an...
Forum: Machining 02-15-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
I really appreciate everyone's input.Next week...

I really appreciate everyone's input.Next week the old camel-back is getting moved to it's permanent home,a clean and heated shop,and i really look forward to doing all the maintenance/repair that...
Forum: Machining 02-15-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
Thank you,will do,forthwith.

Thank you,will do,forthwith.
Forum: Machining 02-15-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
Thanks,Dave-i'll give it a shot.

Thanks,Dave-i'll give it a shot.
Forum: Machining 02-15-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
Glad to hear that your press is in good shape,and...

Glad to hear that your press is in good shape,and hope you do end up with the other one-machines should,by right,belong to those that take the best care of them.Babbit wise,this internet business...
Forum: Machining 02-15-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
Believe it or not,at Don's shop where i was...

Believe it or not,at Don's shop where i was looking over that drill-press,were things even older-that's the skull of the prehistoric musk-ox,and the ditto bison horn,mixed in with all the turbo...
Forum: Machining 02-15-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
Hey,thanks-i believe you about it being the best...

Hey,thanks-i believe you about it being the best press.It's fantastic that the gent on that site gives all the maintenance details.As far as the old tools go-who can help loving them?And although the...
Forum: Machining 02-14-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
Wow!You've got a sister-ship!It's a great...

Wow!You've got a sister-ship!It's a great rose,too-i'm envious.How does the old press treat you?
Forum: Machining 02-14-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
Madam X,you really like your snow!It's a great...

Madam X,you really like your snow!It's a great attitude for around here!And anywhere else too,for sure...
Forum: Machining 02-14-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
Yeah,Cutter,you're right,it magicly fixwd...

Yeah,Cutter,you're right,it magicly fixwd itself!It is such a neat tool.After reading some from the link that Scott suggested,i see now where the chain with the sash-weight comes off the quill and...
Forum: Machining 02-14-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,661
Jack-it's all too often true.I remember when a...

Jack-it's all too often true.I remember when a friend busted most of the housing off of his lower unit,on his outboard.He travelled over a hundred miles,the gears never overheated,only noticed when...
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