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QCTP finished
I've finished the tool post , and I like it . The first thing I noticed , like on the very first cut , it how much less "spring" there is . After making a cut the tool doesn't leave a mark on the work...
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McMaster Order Fulfillment... So Darn Slow
McMaster Order Fulfillment ... SO SLOW!! I just ordered some small quantities of machine screws online for various projects around the shop. It took 29 whole minutes to get shipping confirmation and...
 
I Apologize I had all but stopped buying from Midwest Steel and Aluminum
I had all but stopped buying from Midwest. While their pricing for one off parts is decent their multiple piece (same size) starts showing discounts at just two pieces and continues to discount...
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TiALN vs AlTiN
Ok, who can tell me which coating works better for you (in steels of various hardness) and your application and setup. (carbide tools) Ok, who can tell me which coating works better for you (in steels...
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CAD - offer my comment on AutoCAD and Solidworks
Hi there I had someone I know contact me for advice on CAD programs. We share a science specialism, by the way. I visualised he was making a career-significant decision, so gave him a huge answer....
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Finite Element Analysis - Poisson's Ratio 0 to 0.49 - on my fillet weld strength test
Hi there You are a bunch of bright folk who have got amazingly deeply involved in a lot of things. I recently did some FEA (Finite Element Analysis modelling) on a real physical mechanical test I...
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Dalton Lathe.
Hi, is this group still active? I have recently been given a Dalton Lathe and would like to learn more about them. Hope to hear from someone, Rob in NC. You'll probably find more info over here this...
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Video Versus the Hood
I've got four autodark welding hoods, and one with a fixed #10 lens (might be #11 I forget). Two of them are fairly cheap and two are what I call 1st stage good. Not a top of the line, but first step...
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Copper radiator core leak
Can I melt pure lead over the leak to fix the leaking core?
 
Dovetail Day !
Coming right along with the tool post build , and today I started cutting the dovetails .The ones on the post are a couple of thousandths different , but I don't think that's going to be a problem . I...
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Ali GMAW - defect rates - spray, pulse
Posted in s.ej.w. primarily, due to content; but not much activity there, so putting plea here... Hi Plea for real experience information. Thicker Ali at above about 130A. Probably wire-feed-speed at...
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QCTP
Got a set of plans from the Logan Lathe email list , looks like I'll soon be finding out if it's worth all the work . I started to make one several years ago , and it just wasn't coming together ....
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sleeve
Splice Protection Sleeves at Low Price - Heat Shrinkable Protection Sleeves 60mm, Heat Shrinkable Protection Sleeves 40mm, 8F Ribbon Fiber Splice Protection Heat Shrinkable Sleeves 40mm, 2F Ribbon...
 
atlas 618 metal lathe for sale are you interested?
This is a restored Atlas 6" x 18" model 618 in very good condition. It comes with: text or whatsapp +14137589837
 
Use for a broken bandsaw blade??
Greetings all Whilst cleaning out yet another box/container marked "Stuff" I found that I have two "bits" of 1 inch band saw blade, about a foot and a half in length. Having seen videos on how to turn...
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