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  1. fixed steady. id like to borrow or swap. melbourne vic

    hi every one does any one have a hercus fixed steady that they would be willing to lend to me for a week or 2?
    also i have a couple of fixed steady's for lathes around 15" or 13" id be willing to...
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    A choice of mechanical fitting tools

    I am one of the few people at my employer with a mechanical background (most others are electronic/ electrical by training)
    The latest task I have been given is to strip down and then devise a...
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    Brass bearings.

    Hi Guys,

    I need some advice !

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    I've been trying to make some bearings. The pictures show what I've been making !
    My issue is whilst...
  4. Thread: Reamers

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    Reamers

    After any recommendations for a 8 mm reamer?
    To ream a mild steel bush approximately 15 mm deep.
    Having never ever done this I’m open to guidance
    Do I go cheap from EBay China ?
    A spiral...
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    Cheap plier handle fix.

    Not for everyone so don't jump.
    I inherited some old hand-tools from my dad some years ago but didn't use the pliers and pincers etc as I have newer ones with, plastic coated handles.
    My...
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    Thread cutting with a Hercus C model

    Hi guy's wondering if there is a guide or tutorial somewhere on how to begin cutting threads with the C model?

    Maybe i should have waited and bought a 260 but would love to know if it's possible...
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    threading inserts. 16EL etc

    anyone have a source for 11EL and 16EL threading inserts.

    Ordered some LH threading tool holders form CTC so I can cut cut a thread (travelling away from chuck cos i am chicken and will probably...
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    Bearing Journals, Tig, Spray Welding? Q

    Hey guys a really cool video just popped up on my youtube feed of a guy repairing a electric motor shaft the bearing journals were over worn now he spray welded the journals how come u cannot just...
  9. Thread: First threads

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    First threads

    Well, I'm going to need to be making motorcycle shock mounts, axles, spacial fasteners, all sorts, so I thought I'd best grab some scrap and start trying my hand at threading.

    I cut a few threads...
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    Global wm20 mill

    Whilst still looking for a vertical mill I stumbled on these MILL/MACH GLOBAL WM20 1PH, Turret Mills - Engineering Tooling Supplies and can’t seem to find my reference to them on the forum. Just...
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    Technical query.

    Over on the WW Forum, Hand Tools -Unpowered - unusual brace, we were talking about a brace patentee Nelson Spoffard and a statement he made in an 1880 patent.

    A patent update in March 1880 (US...
  12. Thread: Steam Car !

    by MWF FEED
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    Steam Car !

    Hi Guys,

    I managed to get to visit "Ingenuity" at Ironbridge, Telford UK, last week. A really interesting place to visit, particularly aimed at children of all ages. One of the exhibits in...
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    Just got my first Hercus!

    I recently bought a mates Hercus 9 model B. serial no 10270, ex tech school I believe.
    It came with a set of change gears, and the seller also gave me a box of assorted stuff the school gave hime...
  14. HELP with HAFCO AL336D Lathe - leadscrew gears.

    Hi all, just starting with the Hafco AL336-D lathe, and to my disappointment yesterday found that I am unable to engage one of the leadscrew gears. Specifically - gear selection is made via 4 dials...
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    Fuel smell in car

    I have a fuel smell within my car which I have been unable to stop - all hoses have been renewed with unleaded compatible rubber, the tank has been pressure tested and there are no visible leaks -...
  16. Should I be concerned with auto darkening helmet?

    I have been using my auto darknening helmet for Arc and MIG welding for years and it's been fine. I have just gotten myself a TIG welder and am finding that the lens darkens quickly when the arc is...
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    Prototype Hercus Lathe

    I spotted this at an auction a couple of days ago it sold for around $500. It was in good condition too. Quite an unusual Hercus I would have thought.
    ...
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    Bench top metal planer

    I acquired this today,

    Not sure if I will keep it or pass it on. Anyone any ideas on why it was constructed? It is only about 600mm long....
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    Budget Welders

    hey guys,
    I'm looking to buy a welder on a budget of $200 - I won't get a lot I know, but I quite like these two.
    It'd be mainly used for arc but tig is something I'd love to get in to down the...
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    Oilite bearings in Electric floor fan

    Hi guys,
    I would like to explore the collective knowledge regarding oilite bearings.

    My electric floor fan is a ROK 450mm 3 speed 3 blade model about 2 years old.
    When this fan is switched on...
  21. Advice wanted on fixing a brass door threshold plate

    I am replacing an old wood and plastic threshold with a brass one. The brass plate is 1.5mm thick, 1250mm wide, 150mm deep with a right angle 65mm down over the (concrete) step.

    Can anyone advise...
  22. Another "How to attach a collet chuck to my lathe ? "

    Hi all, I have one of the old Tiawanese lathes with a Forbes badge, I rebuilt it some time ago and posted the details in this thread - https://metalworkforums.com/f65/t136...t=forbes+lathe
    It looks...
  23. Down-sizing workshop --- and eventually house....

    My time has come to reconsider my bucket list of projects and then decide what I'm likely to get around to and what not.
    Reason: we are planning to down-size to a smaller property and move 1000 to...
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    Hobart Easy Tig

    Hey guys as u know i have had a few ac/dc tog machines and a few of you have said just stick with an advanced machine and learn the settings, i wipped out my ac tog machine the other week and...
  25. Suggestions for lifting heavy items in the yard

    I've got a 2T gantry in my shed that I use for lifting things on/off the ute or trailers, but could do with something that I can use outside on the grass for slightly lighter duties.

    I'd probably...
  26. Thread: MH-28V Mill

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    MH-28V Mill

    I've been looking for a mill to keep my lathe company since the start of the year. Having increasingly needed one, I thought I should be making some kind of decision. It came down to the HM-46/47/48...
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    Advice working with MIL-A-12560 Class 4

    Hello,

    I'm considering making some custom firing range targets out of military grade steel, MIL-12560 class 4 about 1" thick.

    What goes into working with this type of steel? Looking for...
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    How to make a fan blade?

    Anyone ever needed to make a fan blade? I need one for my small home built compressor but the catch is i have dogs and when i loan it out kids may be around the air compressor, is there some way of...
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    Qualos info help.

    Hi all, I am currently preparing a qualos lathe and am interested in any info available on the company and its production. I believe I have a 5/1/2 but am not 100% yet as I'm only looking in Google....
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    Cartridge Board Query

    I have been asked to make a couple of cartridge board up.
    How would you attach the cartridges to the back?
    I thought of epoxy but think it will get too messy and slow.:?

    Something like this.
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    Cutting a 2mm pitch 3/8 acme thread

    So I'm up to cutting the thread on the replacement compound feed screw.

    Putting the gearbox in 2mm pitch mode works for a normal triangular thread, but looks way too small for the acme thread.
    ...
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    help with MARS tailstock

    Hi All,

    I will get some photos soon but while i remember.
    I need some help with some heavy handed work by myself.

    My tail stock was rusted together and was a real pain to get apart.
    I ended...
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    Any other ideas

    This is the pulley from the lathe that I think is causing problems. When it was initially stripped down 10 years ago, there was a crack from the corner of the keyway going through to that reduced...
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    Mill motor failure !

    Hi Guys,

    The motor packed up on my mill last night ! No warning it just stopped. I'll strip it off the mill today and have a look at it. I must admit it was far too hot to touch. No smoke but...
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    Help required with “simple” job.

    Hi all,
    First post here and probably going to sound a bit dumb.
    I need help with what seems to me a simple job.
    I’m in the process of designing and making a chess table and pieces. The actual...
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    Startrite 316 Refurb

    I bought this vertical metal cutting bandsaw sight unseen on Grays. I took a gamble that it was in running condition but it turns out to need a bit of work (I guess I paid too much!) so I figured I...
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    A Couple of Interesting Videos

    I don't think these have been posted here before and I thought they may be of interest:

    The Science of Flatness
    YouTube

    The Science of Small Distances
    YouTube


    Read the full thread at...
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    This is not an optical illusion...

    And I pray I never see it being towed...https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190828/b4f3681f3e738d407cc92fb136c66e8e.jpg

    Russ


    Read and reply to the full thread at metalworkorums.com....
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    Cold saw vs bandsaw

    Hi All
    After a bit of advice from those who own bandsaws and cold cut off saws.

    I have a bandsaw and have quite a bit of trouble getting a consistent square cut (as well as breaking blades).
    ...
  40. McMaster-Carr Reusable Peel-Away Coating for Metal, Transparent Yellow

    G'day Gents,

    I am wanting to purchase the dipping compound used to protect freshly sharpened cutting tools. It is often found on re-sharpened tools as well as new and is perfect for where tooling...
  41. Tooling size with quick change tool post.

    I have put a quick change tool post on my lathe and would like your recommendation for tooling size.

    The height of the slot will fit 16mm tools, but the width is about 12mm. The tooling is...
  42. Bridgeport milling .. erm, shaper anyone .. ?

    Now I have seen everything ...

    Bridgeport Milling Machine | eBay
    edit: darn, just saw this post: https://metalworkforums.com/f65/t203825-mill-ebay. Apols.


    Read the full thread at...
  43. Anyone able to identify this drill press ? (think it's German, might be a Webo..)

    Anyone able to identify this Drill press - and maybe have any info on it ?.
    ...
  44. Turning shallow domes on the ends of 316 SS round stock

    I need to turn the ends of between 8 to 12 pieces of 22mm dia 316 SS into a shallow dome, dome radius will be 30mm, dome height is around 4.5mm.
    This is purely cosmetic no accuracy required.
    The...
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    F W H milling jack

    I came into this milling machine jack on Friday. Closer inspection gives clues to its origin. Has anyone else come across one of these?
    ...
  46. Cleaning rust off a cast iron machine table

    Hi all,

    I am refurbishing a vertical bandsaw. The cast iron table is in good condition but orange with rust. What is the best way to get it near new condition again but without removing too much...
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    Interesting "Mill" on ebay

    Just can across this on ebay. Interesting conversion.
    I have no connection with this or the seller

    Bridgeport Milling Machine | eBay

    peter


    Read the full thread at metalworkforums.com...
  48. Thread: Mars Planer

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    Mars Planer

    I attended an auction today where they were disposing of the assets of a small engineering firm in Rockhampton. Amongst the machinery was a Mars Planer.
    Originally an overhead belt drive it has...
  49. Are Bridgeports and their clones worth the coin?

    I thought I had the acquisition of a DoAll clone of a Bridgeport in the bag, however I have hit a speed bump in the form of a new chairperson of the board who is ex Government and very process...
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    Adventures with my Klopp shaper

    I picked up this Klopp 350 shaper a couple of years ago, gave it a bit of a cleanup at work while I had it stored there, but only recently got it into my workshop at home
    When I first started to...
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