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Thread: Poor cutting
21/03/2017 22:45:56
Posted by Curtis Rutter on 21/03/2017 22:41:40:
Posted by David Standing 1 on 21/03/2017 21:37:59:

So here's an even more off the wall suggestion - is the tool holder contacting the brass?!

It's definitely not I'm paranoid about that! I'm located in Ware, Hertfordshire, UK

Ok!

I'm regularly in Stansted Abbots, would be happy to cast another pair of eyes over it, it's often much easier to diagnose these things when you can see them before your eyes?

21/03/2017 22:28:52

Curtis, where are you located?

21/03/2017 21:37:59

So here's an even more off the wall suggestion - is the tool holder contacting the brass?!

21/03/2017 18:16:55

I am guessing that the marks across the face are made by the cutting tool being dragged across the face of the brass after the spindle has stopped.

I'm also guessing that the circumferential marks are made by the cutting tool being advanced into the material when it is stationary, then the lathe is being switched on.

Thread: Machinery removals
20/03/2017 21:00:02
Posted by Martin Connelly on 20/03/2017 15:07:12:

Muzzer the term for looping slings over hooks or through shackles or lifting eyes is reeving. It is a big no no in the eyes of anyone with any lifting training since it is easy for a load with a high or offset centre of gravity to start to move with the result so aptly shown in your photo.

reeving of slings.jpg

Martin C

That second example is almost as bad as the first!

A spreader bar should be used in those circumstances, so there is a straight lift on the eye bolts, not introducing side forces on the eye bolt threads, as the example shown would.

Thread: Milling - What am I doing wrong
16/03/2017 19:00:10
Posted by petro1head on 16/03/2017 18:48:58:

Well, for those who were skeptical .................................................

Edited By petro1head on 16/03/2017 18:49:36

Oh God, have you just edited out another Seasick Steve video? wink 2 surprise.

Thread: Warco WM18 has arrived
09/03/2017 13:09:14
Posted by petro1head on 09/03/2017 09:57:20:

Crumbs, you must have patience of a saint

Tell me about it. I've prioritised my jobs, and sorting the workshop has to wait, probably until around June-July, so not far off now cool.

09/03/2017 13:07:39
Posted by Scrumpy on 09/03/2017 12:21:02:

Blow the garage for the car swarf needs to be made if you leave the machines outside covered over a light coating of rust will start then you will spend all your time cleaning and no swarf

You must live in a crime free area as around were I live a machines would be gone by know

Machines are in the garage, car lives outside, despite the fact that is my pride and joy too, and also highly nickable wink 2.

I'm also in a rural area in the middle of nowhere wink.

09/03/2017 09:41:46

I'm jealous, because my new WM18 was delivered by Warco last August, and it is still sitting on its pallet in my garage under a cover!

The Boxford 280 and Myford Super 7 lathes are also sitting there under sheets too, along with a Centec horizontal mill, and a Clarkson tool grinder......

Before I can set everything up and start using it I have to build a 4.8m long shed at the back of the garage (to remove a lot of the clutter from the garage, to make room for the machinery to be set out properly), plus build a new garage adjoining the existing one, so I can put the car in it.

Building the new garage doesn't affect setting up the workshop, except at the time of doing this I will rewire the existing one to take the machinery, so that is also holding things up.

So, a way to go yet before the place is up and running! sad

Edited By David Standing 1 on 09/03/2017 09:42:16

Thread: GripTru Chuck Pin stuck!
08/03/2017 22:19:09

Electrical Discharge Machining - spark erosion wink

Thread: Milling - What am I doing wrong
06/03/2017 09:32:06
Posted by Involute Curve on 04/03/2017 17:59:52:
Posted by petro1head on 04/03/2017 17:55:11:

Next job is cutting a large hole in an aluminium front drive wheel cover on the Harley

Grenade....... devil

Cruel.....but amusing wink 2.

Thread: Warco WM18 has arrived
03/03/2017 11:05:45

Petro1head

If you are a perfectionist, why are the csk screw heads in your wall bracket out of line?

(Note, that comment is a leg pull, not a criticism wink 2).

And, a serious comment, I will be interested to see if that bracket makes the shed wall resonate like a drum?

Thread: ?? The most expensive dore westbury yet ??
23/02/2017 21:26:50

Good luck dealing with that eBay seller, I had a nightmare experience with him disgust.

Thread: Preventing Rust
17/02/2017 10:33:58
Posted by Gordon W on 16/02/2017 11:53:42:

I would like to understand why some people have had bad experiences with WD40. I've been using it for many years with good results. The only thing it is not good at is as a release agent, but better than nothing. When the roof blew off my w/shop a couple of winters ago just about the first thing I got was a gallon of WD40, sprayed everything in sight. After a c lean up sprayed inside the drawers and cupboards where measuring instruments etc. kept. Now very little trouble, some staining, some rust here and there but easily wiped off. Lanolin is good, I buy it for cracked skin and found by chance it is a good rust protector. Difficult to find as pure grease, because of the anthrax. Got mine as "heat treated" from the land of the sheep Australia. Any thin oil will work for stuff in use.

Pick a use you use WD40 for, and almost certainly there will be another product that will do the job better.

WD40 - jack of all trades, master of none......wink 2.

17/02/2017 10:32:14
Posted by Vic on 16/02/2017 11:39:16:

As for WD40, I sprayed the table on my old milling machine many years ago to stop it going rusty. A week later I went out into the workshop and it was covered in rust! Not something I will ever repeat. WD40 has its uses but stopping rust doesn't appear to be one of them!

WD40 is pretty useless for pretty much everything in my experience!

It only has around 5% lubricant content, so isn't much use a a lubricant, or a rust preventative.

In another rust proofing thread someone mentioned that it is also hygroscopic - that will spark off a debate!

Thread: Second Lathe ?
15/02/2017 22:29:20

Yes, a Boxford 280 and a Myford Super 7.

And two milling machines.........well, vertical, and horizontal!

Thread: Lathe for sale
02/02/2017 23:27:32

I saw it weeks ago too.

'Owned by a time served engineer'. Hmmm, what did he serve - 20 years in Wormwood Scrubs for impersonating an engineer?! wink 2

Thread: Tramming!
30/01/2017 18:33:43
Posted by Neil Wyatt on 30/01/2017 18:28:22:

using a 4" length of square HSS as a scraper is hell on your fingers!

Neil

Not if you stick a number of lengths of insulating tape across two of the edges wink 2

Thread: What's the best way of telling a poster he's wrong?
24/01/2017 16:34:46

'What's the best way of telling a poster he is wrong?'

That largely depends on who the poster is!

There are a couple here where you would be better saying nothing at all, no names mentioned, natch......wink 2.

With them, it would be much simpler to just go outside and bang your head sharply on the wall!

Thread: Boxford screw cutting
24/01/2017 14:58:54
Posted by Tractor man on 24/01/2017 14:28:19:
David thanks for the link and the caution lol.
John I thank you for your input, I have emailed boxford spares to find if I can purchase change gears and await an answer. As you said it's not out of the way for a new machine but I may buy the most useful ones to begin with. Mick

Mick

You're welcome.

You will probably get Gary Butterworth reply to you from Boxford. I've bought Boxford 280 stuff from him in the past, and he's been pretty helpful to me.

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