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  1. Nice score Peter, I think you are the same as me,...

    Nice score Peter, I think you are the same as me, bamboozled by electwonicals :(

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    Once or twice, maybe one hundred times ? my trade...

    Once or twice, maybe one hundred times ? my trade was small engine mechanic

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    Graham mower engines are only low compression and...

    Graham mower engines are only low compression and run better with 91 octane, the higher octane fuels also seem to go off quicker.

    The crud that you get between the earth strap and the electrode...
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    Ken, you say it is a Rover and you say it is a 2...

    Ken, you say it is a Rover and you say it is a 2 stroke, I'm thinking that it likely has a Suzuki engine ?
    If so, put the throttle into the choke position, then pull the air cleaner off and stick...
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    molasses is a bit friendlier ...

    molasses is a bit friendlier
    http://elantrikbits.com/lotus-elan-blog/molasses-bath-engine-de-rust/

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    Yes Stuart it is all pretty thin, there is not...

    Yes Stuart it is all pretty thin, there is not much to play with and I'm not really happy with the tube.
    It's hard not to deform the tube, so I really need 2 plugs, 1 inside the tube at the chuck...
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    I often went out with the FIL doing fencing,...

    I often went out with the FIL doing fencing, mostly we would just snap them off and belt the pointy bit leftover with the back of the axe.
    But if you really need to get them out then a trawalla jack...
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    G/day Stuart, I wanted to press the boss onto the...

    G/day Stuart, I wanted to press the boss onto the tube then 4 light weld's internally approx 20mm long 90 deg apart, and then slide and loctite the ring gear on.

    1/ My thinking is now to start...
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    If yer got nuffin ter do ya cud fix the leaky...

    If yer got nuffin ter do ya cud fix the leaky float valve in the evap on da shed :D
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    I ended up skimming .005" off the boss just to...

    I ended up skimming .005" off the boss just to get the ring gear to slide onto the boss nicely, now I have the problem that when I
    put the gear on and then tapped the boss onto the end of the pipe...
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    G/day Seymore, I am not keen on tapping into 2...

    G/day Seymore, I am not keen on tapping into 2 dissimilar metals, and besides that I there isn't much left on the boss that the
    ring gear slides onto. The 620 supposed to loose its hardness at 250...
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    Thanks Jekyll, they didn't have it either so they...

    Thanks Jekyll, they didn't have it either so they are getting it in.
    Regarding the gas, I read about it in the welding forum a few weeks back, I reckon that when the crunch comes and I need to get...
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    G/day old biker, I like it, it looks good and I...

    G/day old biker,
    I like it, it looks good and I can appreciate the work you have put into it but I need to ask the question, what does it do ?
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    Thanks Kryn, Healesville doesn't even have...

    Thanks Kryn, Healesville doesn't even have loctite let alone eskimo's :)
    thanks m8 but I think I'll go the loctite.

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    G/day Stuart, there is no mating part, in one of...

    G/day Stuart, there is no mating part, in one of the photo's I put in a another camshaft just to show what the ring gear
    was snaffled from.

    Thanks for that data, you gave me a shove in the right...
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    G/day Gammaboy, Or even silver solder, or even a...

    G/day Gammaboy,
    Or even silver solder, or even a stainless rod.
    Unfortunately I got sick of paying rental on bottles some time ago for how much I used them.
    But good idea, thanks

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    G/day Ray, the ring gear is to be fitted at the...

    G/day Ray, the ring gear is to be fitted at the far end of the shaft away from the heat, also I think that mounting work on standoffs will reduce heat transfer.
    I thought about the heat shrink fit...
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    Hollow tube rotary welding table

    I really hate it when I use a lathe as a welding jig so I thought I would do something about it.
    I decided to make this with a hollow tube (88mm I.D) as it should make it quick and easy for welding...
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    nah, I put a 20amp in for mig welding eg...

    nah, I put a 20amp in for mig welding

    eg http://www.isupplyelectrical.com.au/shop/standard-switches-and-sockets/20-amp-single-gpo-power-point-outlet-electrical-target_parent/
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    Peter........ a bit of clarification, the VFD I...

    Peter........ a bit of clarification, the VFD I have is 415v to 415v, why? because it gives me variable speed

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    Peter, sorry but I don't think I am the right...

    Peter, sorry but I don't think I am the right bloke to be advising you on this, these things are alien technology to me.
    I suggest that you email Chris at Powtran [email protected] he is very...
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    Peter. I have one of those on my mill, if I was...

    Peter. I have one of those on my mill, if I was to buy again I would get a bigger one.
    My motor is 3hp also, I bought a PI9000 2.2kW, 3-phase 415VAC, 5.1A,
    It works well, but it goes into a fault...
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    Hi Simon, you could make a plug with a shoulder...

    Hi Simon, you could make a plug with a shoulder and a centre hole to fit in the end of your hollow bronze and then use your tail stock centre into that.

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    Heat the pawl and rivet to cherry red and quickly...

    Heat the pawl and rivet to cherry red and quickly immerse in a bucket of water, move the part back and forward fairly quickly through the water to speed the cooling otherwise the steam surrounding...
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    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-07-01/riot-at-melb...

    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-07-01/riot-at-melbourne-remand-centre-over/6585456
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    Maybe the unloading valve is the problem? Do...

    Maybe the unloading valve is the problem?
    Do you hear it hiss when the motor switches off after reaching pressure?
    You could try loosening the pipe on the cylinder head to see/hear if it is still...
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    I have always used SAE30 in my compressors, when...

    I have always used SAE30 in my compressors, when I had a mower shop I had blokes coming in from the nearby factories all the time for me to fill their cans out of my 44 gal drum.
    SAE30 is the oil...
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    A press would be the go but if you don't have one...

    A press would be the go but if you don't have one you could try heating it on the outside of the the radius of the bend and quenching it with a wet rag to shrink that side, maybe a few times if...
  29. What about a safety squint :wink:

    What about a safety squint :wink:
  30. The way I see it is that in an industrial...

    The way I see it is that in an industrial application an oiler is used at the pneumatic machine that requires it, in other words ether mounted on the machine or maybe where the air line for the...
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    Thanks for your input guy's :2tsup: I think I'll...

    Thanks for your input guy's :2tsup:
    I think I'll go the braided cable path as it seems to be used on a few of these machines without problems, cheap and easy to implement and if I am not happy with...
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    years ago I had a trailer mounted welder with V4...

    years ago I had a trailer mounted welder with V4 Wisconsin engine, THIRSTY ON THE JUICE ! to be honest I reckon for most stick welding a small (in size) 200 amp DC inverter welder and a small 6 kva...
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    Why not bolt another plate to it with a big nut...

    Why not bolt another plate to it with a big nut welded to the centre, with the g/box in a neutral position zapp it with an impact gun, 3/4" or 1" square drive if you can, you might loosen it without...
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    turning fixture

    G/day Phil, if you can only get 5/16" bsf grub screws, the end is easily turned by drilling a hole through a suitable length of stock
    for the allen key to go through, then drill and tap a thread to...
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    ha...1200 amps, a lot of grunt there Grahame, how...

    ha...1200 amps, a lot of grunt there Grahame, how close you were standing to that ?
    I worked at Coonara heaters for about 6 wks 25 - 30 yrs ago, in summer, welding the 4 corners of the hot boxes,...
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    Thanks for your reply's Kryn, Michael and Mick....

    Thanks for your reply's Kryn, Michael and Mick.
    I am concerned about damage to the shaft from arcing ? This the unknown to me, so I think to prevent damage to the shaft
    I will make a replaceable...
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    Rotary welding table earth

    G/day fella's, I am about to build a small rotary welding table and was hoping for some info on rotary earth clamps.
    Has anyone used one of these ?...
  38. Thread: aL336-D

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    G/day Stuart, they have an 8 TPI leadscrew.

    G/day Stuart, they have an 8 TPI leadscrew.
  39. Thread: aL336-D

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    G/day Clive, I have a AL336, a few years ago I...

    G/day Clive, I have a AL336, a few years ago I was attempting to cut a thread on a 3 MT arbor, I put the arbor
    in a 5 MT adapter and put that into the spindle and turned to the required diameter.
    I...
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    I haven't been in junk yard like that for a long...

    I haven't been in junk yard like that for a long while, and it is probably a good thing coz I couldn't help myself dragging home
    [email protected] form these places that I would use some day :no:
    The garbage...
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    wm, if you are looking for something cheep and...

    wm, if you are looking for something cheep and small then this might be more suitable for your needs...
  42. LRAT, if you have a fair bit to do it might be...

    LRAT, if you have a fair bit to do it might be worth your while to build a roll former, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhAfO2zQr5I
    It wouldn't have to be a heavy industrial machine such as in the...
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    You could test your hypothesis by boring another...

    You could test your hypothesis by boring another hole on a fresh lump of uncoated PFC, then move the unit back
    5mm as before, and then attempt to move the hole back 5mm as before, I'm betting you...
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    Marc, I'm pretty sure that the pin at the centre...

    Marc, I'm pretty sure that the pin at the centre of the rota broach needs to be supported by the pilot hole that you drill first, without
    that hole to guide the broach you would have buckleys trying...
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    Nito clone leaks

    Has anyone found the cure for the nito cloned leaks??
    The washer/grommet inside the female fitting gets compressed or worn and can be turned around
    the other way to get a bit more leak free life...
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    Yeah... it's what we do, and this forum has many...

    Yeah... it's what we do, and this forum has many posts regarding re-purposing machine parts to perform a different task :cool:
    As for using the blade in the saw backwards, I have seen that done in...
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    I do the same on my chinko lathe when using large...

    I do the same on my chinko lathe when using large drills, my brother clued me in about the problem that chinese lathes will often shear the quill key when drilling large holes.

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    I was having a look at the company that BaronJ...

    I was having a look at the company that BaronJ got his grinding wheel from and came across this,

    "SKYTEC-PCD
    Grinding tools for cutting inserts with PCB or PCBN cutting edges or made of ceramics"...
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    I used a blade similar to this a few years ago,...

    I used a blade similar to this a few years ago, it worked fine
    http://www.prestonhardware.com/73_197_CIRCULAR_SAW_BLADE7_1_4_p/6189054.htm
    I think I got mine from bunnings.

    shed
  50. Where was your w/shop Phil ? When you had that...

    Where was your w/shop Phil ? When you had that business I was pulling spanners for Bowdie at Alex m/cycles.
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