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Forum: Machining 07-08-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Scott V
Rod, adding a bit more capacity is rewarding...

Rod,
adding a bit more capacity is rewarding too.. The mill is very quiet with the 2 hp table feed/pump motor switched out. It is also pretty easy to retro/add the 5 hp spindle motor with the...
Forum: Machining 07-03-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Scott V
I am thinking of picking up a 5hp/7.5/0r 10 hp ...

I am thinking of picking up a 5hp/7.5/0r 10 hp additional electric motor to wire in as needed.. You could add run caps on the second motor if the voltages get a bit out of line.. The mill was just...
Forum: Machining 07-02-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Scott V
One thing I am doing ... I started to use my...

One thing I am doing ...

I started to use my Cincinnati mill for adding power to my 15HP 3 phase RFC .
It has three electric motors in it.. 5 hp spindle motor. 2 hp Knee/pump, coolant pump too....
Forum: Machining 06-21-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Scott V
This guy uses his quite a bit.. Look through his...

This guy uses his quite a bit.. Look through his vids on some of his Shaper stuff.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-b8PuuH3KU&t=2s.
Forum: Welding 04-06-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,644
Posted By Scott V
Lot of people think the DC tig is one of the...

Lot of people think the DC tig is one of the finest there is. It will run circles around many machine in low amp welding..fancy inverter or not..:cool:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-19-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By Scott V
I bought something from HF once.. It was a...

I bought something from HF once.. It was a splitting wedge. Made in Germany,, I don't think some of the new stuff has came all that far at all.. Might think The new Generators are the best thing...
Forum: Machining 03-18-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By Scott V
I bought from this site..AliExpress It's...

I bought from this site..AliExpress

It's more suited to single transactions. I use the ones that take Paypal..
I picked up a tire balance adapter.. Saved about 50% over having somebody else...
Forum: Machining 03-11-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By Scott V
My collets are brand new, so maybe they are a bit...

My collets are brand new, so maybe they are a bit tight.. I put a bit of lube on the cap, and tried it again, broke free this time.. Just did not want to beat on the old girl..

I am mostly using...
Forum: Machining 03-11-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By Scott V
Has a ring, just tight when I unscrew it a...

Has a ring, just tight when I unscrew it a turn.. Just did not want to force stuff too much. It's generally the bigger shanks that cause issues. I am going to swap over from end mill holders on the...
Forum: Machining 03-11-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By Scott V
I use both styles of holders.. My TG-100 collet...

I use both styles of holders.. My TG-100 collet hold things so tight, it's hard to remove the end mills,etc.. Have to remove the #40 taper to get them out half the time.. Movement is not a issue,...
Forum: Machining 03-07-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,919
Posted By Scott V
This is a pretty good Video on collets.Really...

This is a pretty good Video on collets.Really knows his stuff..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ENSGgeiOVI
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-19-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,385
Posted By Scott V
I have found I like a single 12 wide door on my...

I have found I like a single 12 wide door on my size shop.. 26X32.. Leaves me much more space on the side without the door.. I only need to get one full size truck in at a time, and have 5X10 plasma...
Forum: Machining 02-14-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By Scott V
KT universal

Thought about doing this to my Clausing 8450 15 years ago.. Looks like Keith beat me too it...:D Anyway, gives me some ideas for my #2 Cincinnati. Mine would run a 8 inch chuck pretty well, and I...
Forum: Machining 02-11-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 964
Posted By Scott V
They are around.. I use Nitto Kohki cutters in...

They are around.. I use Nitto Kohki cutters in my auto feed mag drill, but it stops at 1-3/8 inch X 2 inch

I have been using the Carbide in this brand for my Mill.. Excellent too ,3 inch ...
Forum: Machining 02-08-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,952
Posted By Scott V
I have one 1.5 inch, and a 4 inch wide one. So...

I have one 1.5 inch, and a 4 inch wide one. So both can be stacked at 5.5 wide..:eek:

Had to get my arbor Bushing honed out at the local Machine shop.. Just did not want to buy the tools to do it...
Forum: Welding 02-05-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,455
Posted By Scott V
TA-185 was $1600.00.. It's what I paid that for...

TA-185 was $1600.00.. It's what I paid that for the last generation of the Arcmaster 185. The HF machines have a somewhat funky built quality compared to the cheaper China machine. India stuff seem...
Forum: Machining 02-02-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,952
Posted By Scott V
I have KT draw bar in my Cincinnati now..(eBay)...

I have KT draw bar in my Cincinnati now..(eBay) Makes for a usable machine in the Horizontal.. Had to modify it a bit, but holds the #50 taper into the machine well..Had to ditch the jamb nut to make...
Forum: Welding 02-01-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,455
Posted By Scott V
Miller chopper/Lincoln chopper/Esab Chopper have...

Miller chopper/Lincoln chopper/Esab Chopper have IGBT front ends, and standard transformer power supplies . Miller's were the NT-450/ Shopmate 300 DX I believe some like the Esab has SCR and IGBT...
Forum: Machining 01-30-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By Scott V
I was not down playing any mill with my thread.....

I was not down playing any mill with my thread.. More of posting links to show you don;t have to run scared of tooling cost.. I also think running a horizontal Arbor with good cutters will probably...
Forum: Machining 01-30-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By Scott V
I just got my face mill setup tonight. Had to...

I just got my face mill setup tonight. Had to mess with the holding bolt, and washer..Bored out the face mill holding area too.Just the wrong bolt setup for this cutter.. Works now though. Went with...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-27-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,137
Posted By Scott V
174,000 and 44 mpg on the road..No worse then you...

174,000 and 44 mpg on the road..No worse then you tractor..:D cost per mile sure has been a lot less too..No oil use, and the same or better MPG as when new 9 years ago.. Zero parts other then some...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-27-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,137
Posted By Scott V
The flow part is certainly important. My little...

The flow part is certainly important. My little car has some cold knock issues with some of the very best filters out. I find the factory filters, and the mid- range quality seem to totally eliminate...
Forum: Welding 01-27-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,455
Posted By Scott V
Plenty of dead Powcons around too.. The Mosfet...

Plenty of dead Powcons around too.. The Mosfet Powcons are not more reliable then most similarly quality built inverters made today or many years ago Also. Market hype on the newer...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-22-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,137
Posted By Scott V
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTNJLEV8CG8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTNJLEV8CG8

Just comparing the Fram says it all.
Forum: Welding 01-17-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,455
Posted By Scott V
Really some of the smaller migs/multi process...

Really some of the smaller migs/multi process China stuff is excellent. Just comparing them heads up to the older USA stuff... Half the money and about twice as good. I find the little Klutch units...
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