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  1. Thread: 0.8 or 0.9

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    0.8 or 0.9

    Hey guys. Quick question . Iíve been using a mig wielder to wield formboss steel edging at work. The edging is 1.6mm in thickness. Yesterday the mig wire ran out for the first time since we bought...
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    Steel sizing for welding table frame

    Hi all,

    I have a nice bit of plate that I've been meaning to use for a welding table. I'm just currently stuck trying to think of what would be suitable specifications of the steel for the frame....
  3. What's a good resource for learning how can spring steel can be bent, twisted, etc?

    A couple weeks ago I was goofing around in the basement and knocked our "camping shower tent" in a zip-bag off a shelf.

    The bag wasn't zipped...
    And almost instantly the shower tent popped out...
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    Ladder Brackets

    Given that I'm not getting any younger and my trees won't stop dropping their leaves, I reckon it's time to fit some ladder brackets to the roof. I've got a harness and a few anchor points on the...
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    A partly DIY, cheap TIG pedal.

    Hi guys,
    I think I mentioned I had a cunning plan to make my own TIG pedal in my post about the AIG TIG 200P earlier in the year. Well I just got it done and tested this week...
    The result is yes...
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    New welder mig choice help

    Hi folks,
    I've been spending at least a couple of hours per day for months (years?) learning all I can about welding. I've been keeping my eye out for a deal on a good welder. I ultimately want to...
  7. Accurate collet chuck reducer ring needed

    Just exploring options at the moment. I may need reduce the register of a collet chuck from 43mm x 7mm to 22mm x 7mm. So a ring 43mm x 7mm and a bore of 22mm is needed. Any suggestions on how to...
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    Darex E-90 manual about 1992

    Hi This is the Manual for the Darex E-90

    I posted it last week but it disappeared so I will try again

    I don't have the Darex E 90, but I have the paperwork.... Going through my paperwork and...
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    How to Hold This?

    I have this piece of aluminium 140 x 20mm
    That I would like to if possible to cut out the 70mm centre so I can use it later.
    My problem is that I donít have a chuck large enough, is any I hold it...
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    Myford ML7 Manual

    Hi I have been through my stuff again and back to my dads 1961 Myford lathe.

    I had to do some screw cutting, and found the manual, so I have scanned it, there are a lot of pages so I think I will...
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    Collet Chuck for Toyo ML-1

    I think I found a reasonably priced collet chuck for my Toyo lathe. Corect me if I am wrong, but the ER16-D140 seems to have a 22mm register. That's perfect for the Toyo. Might need to redrill...
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    Hercus parts in Sydney?

    Hiya,

    I am looking for a few parts to progress with my Hercus 9C rescue.

    It is missing a lot of parts, but the basics are there, I bought it for next to nothing, I could use it for basic...
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    AL960B apron oil level

    HI, on my AL960B there is no sight glass, level plug on the apron, I fill it to the bottom of the lowest shaft is this ok.


    Read the full thread at metalworkforums.com...
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    BF20LV Vertical (Z) axis info

    The last part of my Optimum BF20LV ball screw conversion has finally been completed.

    Biggest job was to work out what's inside the Z-axis tower and how the ACME screw is connected to the vertical...
  15. Not seen a screw head like this before.

    Hi Guys,
    Does anyone know what this head type is called and/or when I can get a bit for it?
    Its on our security sliding fly wire door. It looks like its stopping me from replacing the door rollers...
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    Unknown Milling Machine

    Hi Everyone

    I am hoping someone on here can help me identify this milling machine. The manufacturer was probably located on the door which is missing. I have scoured the internet without much...
  17. Thread: Confusion

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    Confusion

    Backstory,

    12 months ago I had to replace the cylinder head on my courier ute, Repco salesman recommended and sold me some Permatex No1 for the gaskets/cover plates etc.

    I soon noticed that...
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    Steel Suppliers Melbourne

    I know this question gets asked regularly, but given the constantly shifting landscape, it's worth asking again.
    My go-to suppliers for small pieces keep closing down. Lockbar in Cheltenham and Ian...
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    Trailer Refurbishment 2

    Hi Folks,
    I am not an experienced welder by any means, so happy to receive advice on this project. Our Community Shed, (like a mens shed but we also have female members) was recently given a...
  20. Help with thread cutting - cutting wrong pitch

    Hi all,

    I have an Al340-D that I have had for a while now. The last few times I have cut a thread on it I have noticed that the pitch is slightly out from what I intended. As an example. I just...
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    Oil for 6 x 4 Bandsaw

    I thought I had seen some suggestions on the Forum for gearbox oil for generic 6 x 4 bandsaws but a search didn't reveal much.

    I am thinking something similar to Penrite Pro Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-4...
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    Kelham Island Museum !

    Hi Guys,

    Some pictures from my visit to the "Kelham Island" Industrial Museum in Sheffield UK, yesterday.

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    A rather nice "Crossley...
  23. Thread: porosity

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    porosity

    I have been making bells using traditional loam mould for some time I have made around 20 bells all with relative success. The last batch looked fantastic when cast but on fettling I discovered they...
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    Buying a mill.....Metex DM45

    I am gonna bite the bullet and purchase a Geared Head Milling Machine METEX DM45 240v Drilling Mill MT4 or R8 Spindle


    https://redfoxmachinery.com.au/produ...-r8-spindle-2/

    It will be R8 as I...
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    Damaged Threaded Shaft - Rethreading?

    I have a threaded shaft with damage meaning the corresponding nut won't engage. I think it is just the top and one-two starting threads that are damaged.
    Pics below.

    It's about 14mm across (might...
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    What did I do wrong?

    Hi all,

    Using a slitting saw (3-1/2" x 1" 1mm thick and approx 140 teeth) on the mill, conventional milling into aluminium (unknown grade) and doing approx 600 rpm using WD40 generously for lube...
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    Bunnings Oxygen and Acetylene

    I have a set of Oxygen/ Acetylene gauges that was used on G size cylinders, I was wondering if the Bunning cylinders use the same size gauges?


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    Hercus parts manual

    I don't know a great deal about Hercus lathes, but I've managed to rescue a parts manual for a Hercus lathe from the current purge we are enduring at work. There appears to be no specific model...
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    Welding Old Metal

    I have some sheet steel 1000 x 500 x 1 that has been painted and is quite rusted, I want to weld a barrier of 16mm RHS around the edges to for a barrier. I have ground all the rust and paint from the...
  30. Hole tolerance for 3jaw chuck backplate

    I have made a back plate for mounting a 150mm 3 jaw chuck. It is a SanOu brand which has 4 8M threaded holes for mounting. I have done the shoulder to fix into the jaw's register. The next step is to...
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    Macson QC Gearbox knob

    During the extended COVID break here in Melbourne I have been twiddling my thumbs on various overdue tasks on the old Macson (1946 17") and in order to remove the carriage/crossfeed drive shaft I...
  32. Hercus 260 tailstock vertical alignment

    We recently purchased a Hercus 260 (model ATL) for our Makerspace. We put a precision bar between centres and measured the runout. We managed to align the tailstock horizontally to < .001" but...
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    LOck brand shaper

    Does anyone know anything about this Australian built machine, It has about a 10 inch stroke.


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    Schaffner W12 milling machine

    Iím slowly coming to grips with the Schaffner mill. Itís typical Swiss, nothing is slipshod or cheapskate and after a fairly hectic early life itís still in a beautiful state. Lathes.co.UK has some...
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    I think it belongs to a Lorch

    Pictures for info
    Graduating to visual technologies is really hard for antiquities like me

    Alan Mcl
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    I think it belongs to a Lorch

    I bought a box of stuff at an online auction to get a Hercus 9" fixed steady, as I dug through the box I found a hand wheel/crank, mounting shaft arrangement at the bottom which I did not recognise....
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    Help needed to identify these parts

    I've got 4 sets of these blocks with the only identifying marks being CU350, CU400, CU500 & CU650. They have mirror polished hexagonal sections of various sizes in the centre section ... hence the...
  38. How to keep concentricity when working on both ends of a round bar

    I have spent the whole afternoon making a die holder for the lathe. First the round bar was clamped in a 3 jaw chuck. I worked on one end and then flip around and do the other end. However, I can...
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    waterjet cutting a certain shape

    Hello! I am interested if you think it is possible to waterjet cut an edge as shown in the images using 5-axis machine (omax 80x). The green triangle part is apparently problematic.
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    Saxozip plasma cutter

    Hi folks. I'm new here I have a Saxozip portable plasma cutter with a built in air compressor. It is an excellent little machine, but I believe it is no longer being made, hence I am having...
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    Treadmill motor???

    Hi,

    I acquired a Hercus 9C several months ago. I am limited to single phase at home but have a few options for motors.

    1) I have the original 0.5hp 3 phase motor, which assuming is ok, I could...
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    Large diameter compound dial

    After looking at the larger diameter dials on the DGM I finally realised that the compound dial was the 37.5mm size as a later model 9" or 260 cross slide dials, just machined down to look the same...
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    Help with part name.

    I can't remember what they are called, but they are pretty much a disc with a type of tooth setup on the face, that only drive one way when two are combined. Pretty poor description but maybe enough...
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    Another arthritis aid

    I haven't posted much up here lately so I thought it was about time.
    I had to use some Soudal T-Rex yesterday and for those who have not used it, it is quiet thick and takes a fair bit of effort on...
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    Taping a hole metric / whit

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    I am lost for understanding what to pick for tapping a hole that is 1/2 inch 20 tpi. My set seems to serve bother system. But then it seems to be only metric. The second tap...
  46. Adding a metal gate to standard colorbond fence at 90 degree

    I already have a colorbond fence 1.8m high. There are not any gates now.

    I like to hang a gate next to the fence (the very standard one) but at 90 degrees.

    One side of the gate preferably it...
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    Have to laugh or I'd cry.

    It was all going so well.....I decided yesterday arvo to do a job I'd been wanting to get to for ages- properly bedding in the mag chuck on my surface grinder. I took the chuck off, had to remove a...
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    Small Roll Bender

    I think I mentioned recently about buying a small Roll Bender. Need to make a few U brackets out of 25 x 3mm flat bar. Well after I got it, it was obvious it needed a little fine tuning so I took it...
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    Affix Brass to Weathering Steel?

    If I attach a piece of sheet brass to a larger piece of weathering steel, will I have galvanic corrosion problems between the two metals? Does the joining method matter? I could use cold fastening...
  50. Your favourite inserts/holders for a larger lathe

    I've almost got the 21" DSG running, so need to get a couple of larger tools for general turning and facing to get me started. I don't want to be messing around sharing often used tools with my...
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