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    New (to me) Machinists Vice

    Hi all.
    Its me again.
    Just got a new acquisition. A machinists vice. I think its an Australian made vice ... the graduations on turn table are in mm.
    Im pretty happy with myself. Its soooooo heavy...
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    Tig Wire Feeder

    Any one know about these tig wire feeder machine ? The shipping is three times the price of the machine :o:o

    WF 007 Digital Controlled Pulse Tig Wire Feeder Argon Arc Wire Feeding Machine...
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    Diamond cup wheel

    Hi, I would like to make the shaft for this grinding wheel before it arrives, can anyone with experience with these please tell me the
    diameter and length of the bore?
    The description says 20mm...
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    What's this called ?

    I'm selling off a few things to fund more machinery tools.
    I've had this for years and not really used it so I'm gunna put it on ebay.
    The thing is, what's it called ? There's no brand on it and...
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    Wire wheel safety

    Iím by no means a safety freak that wants to live in a fluffy bubble, but I ALWAYS wear a full face shield when issuing a wire wheel on bench or angle grinder.

    Picked these out of my jacket...
  6. Afforable er collets that are worth a having

    I have recently purchased a Ajax brand bridgeport style mill. Still in the process of organising 3 phase power for it atm.

    Right now I am slowly aquiring tooling for and er collets have come to...
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    HELP..... ive caught the refurb BUG

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    Hello all.
    Firstly I have good news. IM EMPLOYED again. Bad news is ive caught the refurb virus...I see potential refurbs everywhere.
    now im in a dilemma.
    i managed to aquire a Richardson...
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    Dividing video

    Here's an interesting video on what appears to be compound dividing using a semi universal dividing head. YouTube

    I got lost in the explanation. Can you understand it ?


    Read the full...
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    Woodwork forums?

    I know this is not the correct place to talk about the Woodwork Forum but.......for the last week when I bring up the Forum all I get is Error 403. Can some one update me on when we might get it...
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    Slot Drill Size

    I just did a job using a new 2-flute solid carbide slot drill in 6061 aluminium on my CNC mill.
    A quick check with a caliper said about 3.85 mm, so I "assumed" it would cut 4 mm.
    Not so, it...
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    Welder repairs in Melbourne?

    Hi all, I have a Transtig 150 that I've only ever used for stick welding. My boys have decided that they want to try fabricating so I went and got some argon. Turns out it won't tig.
    We get the...
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    Which electrode for Universal Beam?

    Hello all
    I am building a lean-to on the machinery shed. It will measure 10m x 5m. Skillion roof - 4.8 m on the "high" side, 3.6m on the "low"side.
    I got hold of some 200UB25 at a clearing sale,...
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    Forget TIG....

    Because we have frickkin lasers....

    A short video demonstrating hand held laser welding I thought some of you might find interesting.
    YouTube


    Read the full thread at metalworkforums.com...
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    Post Citric acid protection

    Hello all

    I am about to give some old panels of my Chev truck project a Citric acid bath to remove some of the rust. Once they come out of the bath they will require repair that make take a few...
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    Welding fume extraction

    After doing a bit more welding/cutting in the workshop recently, I've realised I definitely need some sort of fume extraction. The plasma cutter in particular generates a huge amount of smoke.
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    Metal recommendation

    Hi all,

    First time here and looking for some advice. I have not worked with metal before but wanted to do two small projects.

    First, I want to replace the cover of an air conditioner on my old...
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    Another wot is it..

    Pretty sure the handle is not original. Not sure if the tool is commercial or just nicely done. 20200628_193212.jpg
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  18. Thread: 350mm rule

    by MWF FEED
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    350mm rule

    Gday All. I hope everyone has had a good weekend.

    I promised another forum member I'd send him a bit of carbide to make a carbide scraper with (will try and post tomorrow Ed)

    Whilst I was ...
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    Tiny little QCTP

    Found these at work in the tooling cabinet for our little Schaublin 70 lathe, aren't they adorable? :p

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    Triangles for machining

    Just finished making these for milling setups. 45deg and 60/30deg.
    I made them on the CNC from 1/4" perspex and they are both 100mm on the hypotenuse.
    There's no way for me to check them for...
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    Hercus model "O"

    Hi

    I have been reading a lot of threads here as a guest but eventually had something to post. I'll start by saying I have limited experience, go easy on me :D

    For a while I have been wanting...
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    Advice Needed re PSG A141 Lathe

    Hello Wise Ones I Have a couple of questions concerning a PSG A141 Lathe, is there anyone who has this machine who could PM me with a view to a couple of questions I have.

    Thanks in Advance.
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    Sanity check on this cutter...

    Digging in the shed tonight I came across this big insert cutter that I got with some other tools in a mixed lot ages ago. Around 200mm diam so far too big and scary for my old mill but might be able...
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    Newby with problems

    Hello all,
    I have just purchased a CNCEST 6040 machine, have it all put together, and have it working OK, except for the for the spindle, which runs Ok but very slow, if I up the speed it stops,...
  25. Best technique for cutting slots in SHS

    I've offered to help a mate out by machining some pieces of 75x4 SHS for him.
    They are outer sleeves with 19mm slots and a section removed from the side to allow it to clamp over another piece of...
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    Small hole bore gauge !

    Hi Guys,

    I've been considering the best way to measure small diameter bores. I know about gauge pins, but I was thinking bores from about 12 mm up to say 25 or 30 mm. Once I've got to 25 mm I...
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    Crawford Multibore Type B collets

    Gday All.
    I have 12 Crawford Multibore Type B collets that have been laying around in my shed for some time. There is also what I believe to be a retaining nut with them.
    First I thought about...
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    Milling machines

    Anyone had any experience with the HM-54GV mill from H&F?

    M579 - HM-54GV Turret Milling Machine Inverter Variable Speed, Geared Head - Horizontal & Vertical | Hare & Forbes Machineryhouse

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    Restoring my ARM

    My inaugural post (more or less on the commencement of my restoration effort)!

    Folk may have seen on other posts that I have acquired a Hurcus ARM model - serial # 15668.

    So the first thing I...
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    FEXAC Milling Machines

    Does anybody have any knowledge or experience with FEXAC vertical milling machines (particularly the UG model)? I know they are a Spanish unit but I cannot find any details about them on the usual...
  31. Thread: I need adVISE

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    I need adVISE

    Hi guys, I'm gonna buy one of these vises but I can't make up my mind which one.
    You'll see one of them has a swivel base but I'd use it without the base. I don't need that as I already have a 4"...
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    Bridgeport Oil System Pipe

    The oil system pipes on my Bridgeport are brittle and snap when looked at. Is there a particular type of pipe I need to buy and an Australian source? I think it is 4mm OD and 0.8mm wall thickness...
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    Horizontal Mill Transport Damage

    I recently purchase a large mill at a great price (I will not give too many details at this time due to ongoing discussions - see below). Great condition. Happy camper. Unfortunately the transport...
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    Carriage stop bolt

    The long overdue carriage stop is well underway, but before I bore it & divide it, I want to know which is the best position for the actual "stop screw" to be fitted?
    Position "A" seems logical to...
  35. Try and repair or learn to live with it?

    My used and abused RF30 is perfect for my needs. It was a cheap purchase but thatís not a surprise given the shape of it when I bought it. The table isnít perfect, the nuts are worn and the x axis...
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    Back-plunger DTI

    Watching YouTube videos, I see the occasional use of a DTI with the plunger at the back, coaxial with the pointer.

    This arrangement would be very convenient in some situations, but rarely seen in...
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    Steel boiler off the mill table

    SAM_0653.jpgSAM_0652.jpgSAM_0651.jpgHello from BC
    I need to do some work on the backhead of my boiler and with my horizontal borer still US it's up to the mill. Without a riser under the ram I'm...
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    Turcite or Rulon?

    Just a bit curious, has anyone here refurbished their 260 saddle and tailstock base with Turcite or Rulon?

    Cheers, Craig.


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    Drill press spindle runout fix

    I have a Waldown drill press which I bought second hand a few year back and it's always had bad runout in the spindle. I finally decided to investigate and the runout is in the spindle nose taper,...
  40. Indexable carbide end mill for keyway cutting.

    Hopefully a simple one, but has anybody had any experience using indexable carbide insert end mills for cutting keyways? I can buy a 14mm tool such as this one ...
  41. 'gland' packing for old push mower bearings / shaft - what material?

    Hi all,

    I'm giving some love to an old Qualcast push mower. Made in Melbourne in the '30's or so to a brit design. A nice old thing:

    IMG_20200331_180206.jpgIMG_20200331_180149.jpg

    The...
  42. Lathe Gib lock on the cross slide covered by DRO scale

    Lathe Gib lock on the cross slide

    My lathe DRO scale covers the cross slide gib lock screw. There are times I want to lock the cross slide. I thought maybe place some grub screws on the...
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    Old Chuck--repair or dump?

    Hi Guys,
    I was scratching through some old junk the other day and rediscovered an old drill chuck,which cam in a tin of rusty odds and ends. Since I'm looking for things to amuse me and I've made...
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    Forks for Deere Tractor

    Hi All,
    A while back I needed a light weight but strong carrier and forks for my small JD 1 series tractor. The lift capacity on these machines is not huge, and while quite a bit higher than the...
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    Need help with new mill perchase

    I am looking at purchasing either a Precision Matthews PM727V or a Weiss VM32L. I can find plenty of reviews on Precision Matthews and the PM727V, but not very much on Weiss or the VM32L. I have...
  46. Thread: Wot is it

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    Wot is it

    Or at least who made it?
    The knob drives a tiny rack which pushes a cone to provide a fine angle adjustment of the roller.
    I'm thinking there could be grinding jig hiding in there, but I'd like to...
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    Bandsaw swarf brush

    My old Porsche metal bandsaw has a small wire brush for removal of swarf from the blade.
    These are no longer available and to fit one I would need to adapt the round wheel ones that are now being...
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    Help for a Newby

    Hi, looking for some advice on buying a welder. Just for some home workshop stuff, occasional use really. Wanted to but a TIG but realistically I can't put the time in to learn to do it well (Lots of...
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    Bending chrome-plated 10mm bar

    G'day all, we're coming to the end of a bathroom renovation and I'm trying to get a particular style of towel rail to match all the other hardware. I need it to be 450mm long to fit the available...
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    Transmig 330se

    Hello all new to this forum and im looking for a manual for a Transmig 330 SE welder, I recently purchased it as a non working unit was advise was working then just stopped all of a sudden however...
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