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Member postings for Eric Cox

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Thread: Threading 1/8 stainless steel
14/05/2019 10:37:37

cracked it

1 skimmed 5 thou of diameter

2 Bought an MT adaptor at Doncaster and mounted Jacobs chuck in head stock

3 Cut thread

simples

01/05/2019 10:14:14

The die is mounted in a die holder in the tail stock.

plan of attack is,

clean with acetone

open die fully

use aluminium block

plenty of Rocol

pray

30/04/2019 22:22:15

I'll try the collet

30/04/2019 16:04:52

I'm trying to cut a 5BA thread on 1/8" stainless steel rod held in the 3jaw lathe chuck. The die starts to cut then the rod slips in the chuck marking the rod. Would I be better off using a 1/8 c0llet chuck.

Thread: Vickers Bl 8 inch Howitzer cannon of 1917
22/04/2019 16:26:13

Looking at the spokes being milled took me back to my apprenticeship and milling steel samples ready for tensile testing. It was the dread of every apprentice.

Thread: Coming up for auction
27/01/2019 10:00:13

Just need a few more pennies

link

Thread: Uncomplicated Steam Boiler for first wobbler please
27/01/2019 09:54:25

If you are unsure of your silver soldering capabilities why not buy a cheap Mamod system from flea bay or your local auction house. Don't forget to pressure test the boiler though.

Thread: Stuart Beam Engine
04/01/2019 14:18:37

Thanks Jason, I should have paid more attention to the drawing

04/01/2019 10:17:53

On the Stuart beam engine how deep does the recess on the top of the column need to be to take the entablature arms.

Thread: Alibre link
28/11/2018 10:20:31

When the alibre forum started I saw a link that took you to a 200 odd page instruction of drawing two flywheels connected by a universal joint. I can't find the link, can someone point me in the right direction.

Thread: Alibre atom
14/11/2018 14:40:41

Just bought MEW to get the Alibre Atom only to find it doesn't run on a mac. Bummer, any chance of a refund.

Thread: what Christmas present
05/11/2018 10:59:24

Given a limit of £500 what model engineering related Christmas present would you like to receive.

Thread: Another what is it
01/11/2018 09:38:47

It's a duel size adjustable spanner. One side is imperial the other side is metric

Edited By Eric Cox on 01/11/2018 09:42:10

Thread: Given the Elbow
23/10/2018 15:35:30

It was a Stewart Hart design published in ME August-September 2011

Looking at the link above it looks very similar.

Edited By Eric Cox on 23/10/2018 15:39:54

23/10/2018 09:18:51

100 mm flywheel, not bad for a conquest super (now superior) with an 80 mm chuck.

All that's left to do is to get it running.

elbow.jpg

Thread: Machining gun metal
19/10/2018 11:59:57

When machining gun metal should it treated the same as brass and cut at a high speed

Thread: Warwickshire Event Centre, Leamington Spa
12/10/2018 09:55:43

Careful what you say or every one will turn up on Friday

Thread: LBSC
10/10/2018 10:56:37

Many moons ago ME reprinted LBSC's article on building Ayesha. As Curly designed many loco's how about another reprint of his articles .

Thread: Steam chest design.
07/10/2018 10:13:24

The original had two valve chests with separate valve rods per side run off two inboard mounted eccentrics.

Yes Neil, so would I

06/10/2018 11:20:10

Here is the cylinder layout

curiosities_of_locomotive_design_duplex.jpg

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