Here is a list of all the postings Nick Hulme has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Tapping a nylon hole.|
I machine tap Nylon with spiral flute taps, the threads have enough resistance not to shake loose but are not difficult to tighten.
|Thread: Holding screw-end end-mills/slot-drills|
This is a hazard only observed by those not using correct assembly techniques and tightening torques for ER collets.
|Thread: aluminium troubles|
Provide cutting and cutter data to save people guessing what you may or may not be doing.
|Thread: Precision Tool Vice Type 2|
It's an Industry Standard design, the solution is only to allow it's use by Industry Standard Non-Idiots.
|Thread: It's Myford Jim, but not as we know it!|
I considered it but what are they going to do, start checking products which they have not bothered to check so far and scrap the rejects or sell them anyway and expect a certain level of returns and for the other users to put up with shoddy products with a "Genuine Myford" sticker on them?
I bought a 30/12 Fine Feed Tumbler Gear bought from the new Myford Ltd and fitted it to a genuine Nottingham Myford Super 7 with genuine Nottingham Myford change gears and genuine Nottingham Myford idler gears.
|Thread: machine dovetails.|
If there isn't space for a dovetail cutter then it may have been done on a horizontal mill, I'll let you imagine the setup but it's not rocket surgery
|Thread: Tools for Super 7|
I may have a jaundiced view of this opinion owing to my Super 7 being a Long Bed model and having a VFD and 1hp 3 phase motor, but using insert tooling I regularly take 10mm reduction cuts on 30mm stainless bar with blue chips flying.
|Thread: DRO to vertical mill z axis|
DRO or Digital Scale?
|Thread: Curve Cut Problem|
If you add what CAD/CAM/Controller you are using people with relevant experience will be able to comment.
|Thread: At last - no more chattering when parting off!|
There was a lot of chatter in the tool, but it's his video........
|Thread: Metrication of models|
It's predominantly a case of substituting alternate threads which will work (i.e. not having an over-size major OD which interferes with another aspect of the part) and using a calculator.
|Thread: cutter slippage using ER series collets|
Unlikely to slip if used correctly on a good quality tool shank, read up on what bits should be clean and oil-free when fitting the tool and use the correct torque.
|Thread: M8x1 left hand tap.|
If going the CNC route go straight to Ball Screws, suitably sized ones for your machine will not break the bank.
|Thread: Myford Bull Wheel Indexing|
That's cute, neat and well executed.
|Thread: Anyone know where I can get hold of 'Gauge Rods'|
I'd just make a mount for a digital gauge on the top slide, measure from a shoulder to a face or face a known length from the shoulder
|Thread: Loctite minefield|
Ask your supplier.
|Thread: Travelling Steady|
You can make soft tips for softer materials, try Nylon or Delrin tips.
|Thread: Floor Paint|
Water based hasn't yet matched the durability of solvent or polymer based, when it does you'll know, you'll no longer have to clean bird poop off your new car ASAP lest it strip the paint! :D
|Thread: Toyo MD-1 mini drill - drive belts needed|
Use V blocks and a straight edge, works perfectly every time for round PU belting and also for bonding O rings from cord.
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