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Forum: Fabrication 04-25-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By SE18
Thanks all for looking. I guess I'm in the...

Thanks all for looking. I guess I'm in the minority of not making knives/swords (yet). I built the forge to make railway parts like spikes, switch stand components and maybe lag screws (once I get...
Forum: Fabrication 04-24-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,404
Posted By SE18
Baby railway spikes

Hi all, been a while. I've been forging baby spikes for my 2 ft gauge railway and made some tongs (I'm a beginner at this). Just thought to share some photos with friends from this site.
Forum: Machining 12-10-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,891
Posted By SE18
Dissassembly is a lot harder than I expected....

Dissassembly is a lot harder than I expected. Fortunately, someone posted some instructions, but it is for the 8520, which seems to have identical parts to 8530.

I'm maybe halfway done with...
Forum: Machining 11-30-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,891
Posted By SE18
OK, thanks. I'm eager to get home to open her up...

OK, thanks. I'm eager to get home to open her up and check things out.
Forum: Machining 11-29-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,891
Posted By SE18
Norm wrote: "That bolt facing you on the left...

Norm wrote: "That bolt facing you on the left side of the head is the quill lock. That will lock the quill in what ever position you want so you can at least use the mill."

Doesn't matter if the...
Forum: Machining 11-29-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,891
Posted By SE18
Hi all, thanks for all your replies. The rest of...

Hi all, thanks for all your replies. The rest of this week I'm working remote near Detroit (Livonia). My Holiday Inn Express is near a bunch of tool and die buildings. Interesting place.

I'm going...
Forum: Machining 11-28-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,891
Posted By SE18
also, I reiterate; there's no power feed; it's...

also, I reiterate; there's no power feed; it's all manual crank it
Forum: Machining 11-28-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,891
Posted By SE18
Hi all, I made a short video that will depict...

Hi all, I made a short video that will depict both problems.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQNZ5SWmyMw

also, I'm attaching better photos.

In the video you cannot see my hand cranking the...
Forum: Machining 11-28-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,891
Posted By SE18
Hi, I'll try later today to take video and better...

Hi, I'll try later today to take video and better photos
Forum: Machining 11-27-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,891
Posted By SE18
I have a quill lock but even when locked the...

I have a quill lock but even when locked the quill moves. I've been away from the computer today but tomorrow I'll try and take a video of what's going on. And some photos too.

Thanks
Forum: Machining 11-27-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,891
Posted By SE18
no it doesn't

no it doesn't
Forum: Machining 11-27-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,891
Posted By SE18
Clausing 8530 Mill Quill travel

2 problems, not sure if they're related:

1. The quill moves up the spindle on its own, making it impossible to apply downward force such as in drilling, unless the quill is run all the way to the...
Forum: Fabrication 11-11-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,086
Posted By SE18
railroad crane and bandsaw

tired of wheeling my bandsaw outside so I built a railroad car for it. I also recently acquired a Clausing Mill 8530, which will not be mounted on rails, just trying to get the hang of using it as...
Forum: Fabrication 03-24-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,796
Posted By SE18
btw, I'm extending the track out in several...

btw, I'm extending the track out in several directions from turntable
Forum: Fabrication 03-24-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,796
Posted By SE18
turntable now operational

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EVQLzA7MB0

The center pivots on a ball bearing turntable like this one but more powerful:...
Forum: Fabrication 12-24-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,722
Posted By SE18
Thanks Greg, It's not just HOA, it's also...

Thanks Greg,

It's not just HOA, it's also zoning. I took a tour with realtor in Harrisonburg and he explained about the zoning there (strict within city limits, less so outside). But further out...
Forum: Fabrication 12-24-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,722
Posted By SE18
These are three more kiln cars. One I tore apart...

These are three more kiln cars. One I tore apart already for cleaning, lubing. They'd been unlubricated for about 15 years and had to use a hydraulic gear puller to remove the bearings on one of...
Forum: Fabrication 12-24-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,722
Posted By SE18
Oh, here's the railbender (this site only lets...

Oh, here's the railbender (this site only lets you do 5 photos at a time)

And, here's a 30" car I spliced (body and axles) to 24" gauge. Sadly, the beagle on the left died about 2 months ago at...
Forum: Fabrication 12-24-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,722
Posted By SE18
What I might do is temporarily weld a short piece...

What I might do is temporarily weld a short piece of all-thread to the plate, stick drill press on and drill holes (or just weld a bunch of all-thread where I need it), but the holes give me greater...
Forum: Fabrication 12-23-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,722
Posted By SE18
Thanks all; the sheet was around $410 with tax....

Thanks all; the sheet was around $410 with tax. It was cool watching the big magnet lower it into the truck.

Yes, drill can wrench your wrists and whole body and throw you around a lot. After...
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,722
Posted By SE18
Had to take the permanent tracks out of the...

Had to take the permanent tracks out of the driveway. So instead, if you can maybe notice from some of the photos, I welded sections of panel tracks (steel ties to steel rails). They're small enough...
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,722
Posted By SE18
about 1,500 lb per car. If you look at the one...

about 1,500 lb per car. If you look at the one the right right in the last photo you will see trailer hitch mount welded to the car. I welded 4 of them to move them on and off rails, provide...
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,722
Posted By SE18
two more pix

two more pix
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,722
Posted By SE18
shop on rails

Got my 654 lb plate on the kiln car, tested the leaf springs of the pickup; upon this will be mounted lathe, drill press, grinder etc etc. The other car with C channel will be welding table; will...
Forum: Fabrication 05-10-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,884
Posted By SE18
these are the type of neighbors

these are the type of neighbors
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