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  1. Pretty sure that's a point to point control. I.E...

    Pretty sure that's a point to point control. I.E it only moves one axis at a time, straight lines only. No interpolation for angles or circles.

    Regards Phil.
  2. BSPM British Standard Mechanical Thread. Same...

    BSPM British Standard Mechanical Thread. Same animal, different day.

    You blokes need to get up to speed with Metric G & Rc threads. :rolleyes:

    Don't shoot me, I'm only the piano player, Thank...
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    Just for the record, your primary lathe is a 165...

    Just for the record, your primary lathe is a 165 kg Seig X3?
  4. Sticky: Tos Universal Milling Machine. ...

    Tos Universal Milling Machine.

    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/-/291549483262

    Disclaimer*. I'm not the seller, but that is sitting in my trailer, in my shop.
    I was at a customer from last...
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    The list for the vial order stands at Machtool...

    The list for the vial order stands at

    Machtool x 2
    Scottyd x 1
    PDW x 2
    Mark Gray x 2
    Argeng x 2
    Stustoys x 2
    JohnQ x 1
    Snapatap x 2
  6. One thing you might try, on something as long and...

    One thing you might try, on something as long and slender as those parallels, or a new gib. That's to put something compliant between the work and the chuck when you do the first side.

    I've used...
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    Not worked that one out myself. I know you do get...

    Not worked that one out myself. I know you do get in trouble for trying to remove them. I would have thought that once the muck has set, you wouldn't need anything to contain it.

    Plenty of Google...
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    If 10 is the break point for 10 of the Geier...

    If 10 is the break point for 10 of the Geier -Bluhm vials. Count me in for two. You know where to send the invoice.

    Regards Phil
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    What Jack says is correct. At least for JLG. ...

    What Jack says is correct. At least for JLG.

    Mentions it here, right on page one. "Urethane filled, puncture proof lug tyres".
    ...
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    My truck should be there about noon tomorrow....

    My truck should be there about noon tomorrow. There's only a Huron, Bridgeport and a Colchester on it. Say pick up Wednesday? :doh:

    This suits me, now we have a witness, what a slow, monotonous...
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    Still in the Poo, but a lot more optimistic as of...

    Still in the Poo, but a lot more optimistic as of about 48 hours ago. I've been chasing the customer for the past 3 weeks, as I figure it should be there, or they have notification for delivery /...
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    I believe they are called non-locking tapers. ...

    I believe they are called non-locking tapers.

    More to the point. You've gone and bought mills with 30, 40 & 50 tapers. ?

    Re minds me again to register FNQENG as a domain. I can sell it back at...
  13. I have any amount of cast slab's to practice on....

    I have any amount of cast slab's to practice on. Failing that I'll pull out a game and lay a pattern on.

    Only country in the world you get this. Post scrapper dudes. Drop in any time and use my...
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    Haven't you read the interwebs, according to that...

    Haven't you read the interwebs, according to that you cant use diamond against any kind of steel. It sucks the carbon out of the H.S.S and effects the time space continuum. I'll blame you for blowing...
  15. It's is plenty good enough for a drill press. ...

    It's is plenty good enough for a drill press.

    But your welcome to swing past here, and drop it on one of my plates. If your feeling brave, we could mottle it.

    Regards Phil.
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    I'll be accounting on you, to be standing beside...

    I'll be accounting on you, to be standing beside me.When I tell them how to true up a centre.

    Centre / Center. who's going to win that one.

    10:30 at night ; giving it away,
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    Diner was good. I wasn't even late home.. I...

    Diner was good. I wasn't even late home..

    I poked the bear.
    http://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/how-true-damaged-center-hole-existing-shaft-307675/#post2601532

    Awaiting the advise how...
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    I put in a big edit after that, we would have...

    I put in a big edit after that, we would have been typing at the same time.

    Regarding the machine- assuming slide grinder U.K. They have gone totally off the radar. Wont respond. Me & R.C have...
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    Not sure how he will pull off $800 bucks for...

    Not sure how he will pull off $800 bucks for that.

    Sure its lovely to look at and even better to hold. But the hand full of companies left that need one, already have one.

    It's redundant, and...
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    It has to be one continuous 2 metre lenght? That...

    It has to be one continuous 2 metre lenght? That will cut down your options. Not sure you will find it longer than 1 metre.

    All fasteners in Tullamarine list an M20 x 1.5, but 1 metre long only.
    ...
  21. Unless the splines look ground, post heat treat....

    Unless the splines look ground, post heat treat. I'd bet they are nitrided. Taking 0.2mm off the skin will be eating into that hardness. I cant see a long skinny part like that being heat treated any...
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    Not an issue, but I'm having a hard time...

    Not an issue, but I'm having a hard time picturing that. You drill one 8 mm hole, then do the other. That tube is flaccid. To do the other hole, you need to drill that into a collapsed bladder, that...
  23. Do you think its tough or hardened? I wouldn't...

    Do you think its tough or hardened? I wouldn't attempt to turn it, for a factor of 0.1mm per side. I'd grind it, but I can do that in-house.

    Splines normally locate on the O.D of the male. This...
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    Wondering why they leave the dead inner tube in?...

    Wondering why they leave the dead inner tube in? That sort of complicates the fill, if that's inside flopping around. And you have to inject into that. I'm guessing the answer is the bare minimum of...
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    Zenford Zeigler made them an automatic transfer...

    Zenford Zeigler made them an automatic transfer machine, for turning the sockets. That would have been the very end of the 80's, and it was installed in West Heidelberg. I'm guessing 1989.

    I still...
  26. Thread: Lathe felt

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    I've always had it that you need the type A...

    I've always had it that you need the type A engineered hard felt, for wipers. No idea where I got that from. Folklore probably. It just hangs in my mind.

    Phil.
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    That was seriously funny. I'm a little shocked...

    That was seriously funny.

    I'm a little shocked and proud both at the same time that came out of Michael's mouth.
  28. Thread: Lathe felt

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    I'm pretty sure I can recall Steamwispherer Phil,...

    I'm pretty sure I can recall Steamwispherer Phil, mentioning buying felt from Spotlight, for some thing they do at Sovereign hill.

    If they look and seem to be doing the job, it must be right.
    ...
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    You need one of these next....

    You need one of these next. https://us.bigkaiser.com/products/accessories/level-master.html

    They beep when they hit level, so you can be down on your knees tweaking the jack. No helper required.
    ...
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    Insert Carbide Tips. No one sharpens any more.

    Insert Carbide Tips. No one sharpens any more.
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    I cant think of a witty come back, so I guess...

    I cant think of a witty come back, so I guess I'll just put those in the mail?

    R.C (Bushranger)
    Creed Road.
    QLD

    That aught to find you.
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    I'll meet you at the border for the exchange....

    I'll meet you at the border for the exchange. Goondiwindi Bridge, Sunrise. Come alone, or the wheel adapters get it. :D

    I found these, they seem to have that short Morse female taper. Fairly...
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    I've still got to make new keys. It was the slots...

    I've still got to make new keys. It was the slots in the spindle I had EDM wire cut. After the spindle was ground. I supplied a couple of M6 shoulder bolts, so they could pick up the screw holes, but...
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    That remind's me, I managed to procure (Knock...

    That remind's me, I managed to procure (Knock off) one or two wheel mounts. There hidden in the lashing box on the trailer. That's how I smuggled them out of Sydney.

    I'll dig them out in the...
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    I'll always regret that tattoo on my forehead. ...

    I'll always regret that tattoo on my forehead.



    It doesn't upset anything Re: Balance. The quad root of that goes up with speed.

    That's the thing. It makes no difference if you just kick it...
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    Heaven Help us John, we could go to jail...

    Heaven Help us John, we could go to jail together. I want the top bunk.

    To the others: I'll explain my cynicism. This forum only has a small measure of that Hysteria. We are generally well...
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    Do I take it from that you have all ready tried...

    Do I take it from that you have all ready tried it? And it didn't explode.

    I'd still lock your front door, it takes longer for the Internet police to get to Hastings.

    You can dress that out,...
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    If I was to tell you publicly on a world wide...

    If I was to tell you publicly on a world wide forum that, that wheel was O.K to use. The Internet Police, would beat me home, change the locks, steal my car and pilfer my stockpile of Scotch.

    A...
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    You haven't had a change of heart by any chance....

    You haven't had a change of heart by any chance. In my talks with the U.K buyer, he expressed regret about not buying the 6 foot machine.

    I note the 6 footer in the U.K has sold....
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    I've been watching him. I cracked a beer 3 or 4...

    I've been watching him. I cracked a beer 3 or 4 days ago, last I checked, when he was drifting past Gibraltar. That's Europe.

    Makes me wonder if they have to re-stack the vessel, in any of those...
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    Nice work John. That should keep you out of...

    Nice work John.

    That should keep you out of trouble.

    I'll most looks like your machine could handle a bigger wheel. 7" or 8". I wouldn't be changing the diamond one yet.

    I forgot to mention,...
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    EBay is littered with companies selling syringes....

    EBay is littered with companies selling syringes. Delivered to your door cheap.

    One thing to look at are "Drawing up" or "Blunt" needles. random EBay sample>...
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    G'day Bill. 353806 I'm hoping this will...

    G'day Bill.

    353806

    I'm hoping this will buff out. :D

    They thought they might have a crack at this them selves. I got it sent over in a thousand bits. The farmers son in me says its all right...
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    Here's what it looks like today. 353699 ...

    Here's what it looks like today.

    353699

    353698

    353700

    353701
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    Spindle Weld Repair.

    Gentlemen.

    Thought I'd share a job that's been through my shop this week.

    I was sent this Spindle Cartridge assembly from Perth. It's had a bit of history. Its a #40 taper.

    They had snapped...
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    https://www.woodworkforums.com/attachment.php?attac...

    https://www.woodworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=353667&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1437786834

    John.

    You want your table to be 5 deg the other way. Higher on the outside.

    As it is now, you are...
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    Dont get too hung up with that CBN thing....

    Dont get too hung up with that CBN thing. Especially as your are starting. They predate your grinder by 4 decades. Nothing wrong with conventional wheels. Don't discount the Ceramic SG wheels for...
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    If you get a chance John. A picture or two would...

    If you get a chance John. A picture or two would be good. (Your'e welcome to email them to me, if your not up with how to host them here)

    I'd like to see your set up, and there's a few of the...
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    That's the one. Seriously soft, almost like...

    That's the one. Seriously soft, almost like grinding chalk. I'm sure if you were hungry enough, you could eat them. Some of Marko's wheels, they will send 4 or 5 of them with it. His are virgin, as...
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    G'day John. The diamond plated dresser, would...

    G'day John.

    The diamond plated dresser, would probably be the best if you want to get the wheel face flat again. There's lumps and bumps on those, so you have to guide it across the face some what...
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