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At last - no more chattering when parting off!

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Alan Charleston07/10/2019 08:11:25
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Hi,

Came across this solution to chattering when parting off on youtube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lboJ95ZlvV0

Go to 58:26

Regards,

Alan

Paul M07/10/2019 08:44:25
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Should have a health warning prior to the clip.

Pete Rimmer07/10/2019 08:50:00
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That's nearly as bad as that idiot Steve Jordan's idea of lapping lathe slides by hand - and then having to put two locking screws on his compound when he's realised that he's ruined it, and called that an 'upgrade' too.

David Standing 107/10/2019 08:55:21
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Darwin Award contender!

David Standing 107/10/2019 09:07:35
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Posted by Pete Rimmer on 07/10/2019 08:50:00:

That's nearly as bad as that idiot Steve Jordan's idea of lapping lathe slides by hand - and then having to put two locking screws on his compound when he's realised that he's ruined it, and called that an 'upgrade' too.

I just looked at that. Oh my word! And commentators on the video are praising him! surprise

Lainchy07/10/2019 09:47:15
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Ahhhh Mustie He's very entertaining though.

John MC07/10/2019 10:04:51
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A good reason why videos of this nature should be peer reviewed before put on the 'net! Not going to happen though.

I've done similar occasionally, difference being I made a tool post clamp for the angle grinder. Recently reduced the width of a case hardened gear in a motorcycle gearbox. Also used PPE, something the guy in the video was probably not to bothered about.

And before anyone mentions the evils of grinding dust , I do cover the important bits.

John

David Davies 807/10/2019 11:08:53
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I thought it was camera shake at the beginning of the ''parting off'' then looked again and realised that the lathe was moving!

martin perman07/10/2019 11:11:12
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Me thinks the slideway gentleman has forgotten more than he learned whilst he worked, he didnt notice that he was adjusting the end gib strip screws in free space and then found it didnt lap in the centre smiley

Martin P

Mick B107/10/2019 12:28:14
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Yes, beware of You Tube 'tutorials'.

My missus wanted me to make a plaster-of-paris slab for drying out surplus wet pottery clay, and we wasted spent 3/4 of an hour watching some famous potter failing to make one. He made up an elaborate frame to contain the plaster, then couldn't get the slab off the car window he'd used as a base, and just gave up.

We used an old cat-tray lined with polythene. That was 5 years ago and the slab still works well.

larry phelan 107/10/2019 12:44:20
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And I thought I was bad ??? That makes me feel MUCH BETTER !!smiley

Neil Wyatt07/10/2019 15:52:29
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Ian Johnson 107/10/2019 17:45:52
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Posted by Alan Charleston on 07/10/2019 08:11:25:

Hi,

Came across this solution to chattering when parting off on youtube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lboJ95ZlvV0

Go to 58:26

Regards,

Alan

Eeeek!!! at 58.26 Did you actually watch all of the video Alan it's over an hour long, if so much respect, you have more patience than me! And thanks for the fast forward alert, I just couldn't be bothered with all the waffle, and ten advert breaks.

Ian

Mark Rand07/10/2019 20:34:02
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Just being picky here, but it seemed to me that there was still quite a lot of chatter in the 'tool'. It might have needed a more sturdy 'tool holder'.

JasonB07/10/2019 20:36:53
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Mark, I'm surprised nobody has suggested he should have stood at the rear of the lathe yetdevil

Stuart Bridger07/10/2019 21:01:33
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Thought it was amusing that he reversed the spindle rotation before starting his parting adventure

Nick Hulme09/10/2019 20:21:17
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Posted by Mark Rand on 07/10/2019 20:34:02:

Just being picky here, but it seemed to me that there was still quite a lot of chatter in the 'tool'. It might have needed a more sturdy 'tool holder'.

There was a lot of chatter in the tool, but it's his video........
I'll get me coat! :D

Lee Rogers02/11/2019 18:29:11
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I have seen worse on YT. Bored a hole on the lathe then wrapped a piece of emery around his finger and inserted into live hole to debur. I left a comment and reported to YT .

Howard Lewis02/11/2019 18:38:24
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haven't the time to watch an hour or so of video, especially since it sounds as if it might be bad for my bloodpressure.

But seems to have produced quite a bit of chatter on here!

Howard

Edited By Howard Lewis on 02/11/2019 18:38:51

Emgee02/11/2019 19:35:28
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Pictured with my Quorn set up on the toolpost, cut the end off the arbor fitted to an Eriksson tenthset boring head and then changed the cut-off disc for an internal stone to grind a 3mm long internal bore. Converting an ISO30 arbor to BT30 to fit my Emco F1 mill.

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