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|Thread: ECLIPSE No 39 Drill Bit Sharpener|
which sharper is that may I ask?
What about these at least there is a spare stone included:
at this guy seems to have sharped a blunt drill:
Bill thanks for taking the time to look at the Eclipse. I will look at those other options - at least the Sealey SMS2008 has a replacement wheel available though £13!
I was wondering if anybody has used a ECLIPSE No 39 Drill Bit Sharpener?
I would like to know if it can really sharpen say a common 6mm jobber drill for example on a bit of sand paper (right grade of coarse).
It seems like it would it take hours to sharped anything.
Any hands on experience would be welcome.
Edited By one pound on 09/04/2019 20:56:06
|Thread: Colchester Bantam Adjustable foot thead?|
yes I see that only one needs to be adjustable for it to level as the other three are like a tripod. I thought they were all threaded and adjustable to level the lathe my mistake!
Ah that explains it The other three are just approximately 1/2" holes then. The thing is I'm sure I have 4 rubber pad bolt things that came with the machine somewhere. Perhaps they don't all 4 adjust.
|Thread: find second hand car online|
Where is a good place you have found online to search for a second hand car apart from Autotrader, Ebay, Gumtree & local paper?
Suggestions based on experience welcome. Thanks.
|Thread: Colchester Bantam Adjustable foot thead?|
I was wondering if anybody knows for certain what the Colchester Bantam 1600 MK1 Adjustable foot thead is? the manual says 1" UNF but that's clearly wrong. The foot is full of mud and will need cleaning out so I want to be sure I've got the right tap - cant find the original feet at the moment to check with unfortunalety. Thanks
PS also are all three threaded?
|Thread: Keeping rust away|
looking around on the internet others have suggested lps-3 used in the aircraft industry for longer term protection:
I used to use an old gallon tin of Centigard which was excellent for short term protection but I cannot find it anymore so must have dissapeared long ago.
Edited By one pound on 15/11/2016 12:37:15
|Thread: Hepworth Lathe copying attachment|
that'd be great thanks any info always useful or interesting.
This is a bit on the back burnwer at the moment since they are rather rare beasts but I'm not in a rush anyway.
On ebay a very good example had come up (and mostly bad) only they are usually off a mastif or similar - not realistic on a 5.5" Bantam!
Nevertheless Andrews measurements have been useful for gauging the size I need and now I have a model number or two this should make things easier.
yes that's correct I am not terribly far from Cambridge; might take you up on that kind offer once I find a suitably sized attachment - more research I think for now! The point about the 3 phase could be a potential problem if it requires 415v as I'm stuck with a VFD.
Andrew thanks for that very useful description. I think before I read your post I was just about to make a big mistake and get something way to large for my lathe! So now I'm going to do some checking.
The Bantams just over 5 1/2" so I think I'm one step down from you. I think I have mounting holes on the back so there is room for adapting.
I wonder if you would not mind doing some measurements when you can they'd be useful for working out the size. As a "yardstick" what is approximate the length (to the nearest 1/2" say) of the unit part that mounts on the cross slide? The distance between the two (presumably four total) mounting bolts on the cross slide shown in the first picture would be useful too, again no precision in measurement needed here.
I'm considering getting a Hepworth Lathe copying attachment for my Bantam mk1.
So I really dont want to buy a manual for something that I may not get. Besides I do not know which models fit or whether some thing can be adapted.
I really want to know how feasable it is to fit on a Bantam and I would like a manual even for a model that wont fit as it will give an idea.
|Thread: 3 jaw chuck D1-3 pins loose as a goose|
Thanks Nick, nice video.
That answers my question plus how to mount the chuck properly which I was not sure on.
New to the world of D1 chucks - actually they are very strange but safe I'm told for reversing when mounted properly.
I was wondering if its okay for the D1-3 pins to be loose ? By that what I mean is they turn about 5 degrees and ever so slightly rock. There is a hexagonal bolt next to each.
Yet I have another small D1-3 3 jaw chuck were they do not rock or turn. So now I'm not sure about anything. Please help.
|Thread: lathe chuck key hex|
That is very kind of you to offer. I'm Royston.
I appreciate all the efforts of people suggesting to make one what I dont like is the tongue in cheek derision thats crept in.
In summary there are none available for purchase.
Edited By one pound on 18/12/2015 18:48:05
Edited By JasonB on 20/12/2015 10:10:45
I'm using a Britool version of what you suggest at the moment.
Why is what I said taken out of context?
" doesn't have to be practical " why would it not be practical, how would it work? I never said that.
"but needs to enhance the chuck " no key can enhance a chuck unless its imbued with magic
"needs to be cheap?" I said reasonable
Edited By one pound on 18/12/2015 13:45:00
I wonder why I put a sourcing lathe chuck key when I could have posted a how to make one post
oh because I know how to make one.
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