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    i would try some heat on the opposite side from...

    i would try some heat on the opposite side from the handle, use a 15 or 20 tip in the oxy, heat it up quick. It does look a little like the end of the shaft is peened, if heat doesn't work you may...
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    Mig is low hydrogen. At work we regularly mig...

    Mig is low hydrogen. At work we regularly mig weld high carbon steels, its not some dark art.
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    I think you would be better off asking this...

    I think you would be better off asking this question over on practical machinist, you need information on a very specialized commercial process and i doubt you will get suitable answers here. There...
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    That doesn't sound right i normally work on...

    That doesn't sound right i normally work on 30M/min in mild steel and about 12M/min in stainless.
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    why not just get 3phase connected to your house?...

    why not just get 3phase connected to your house? Be very careful running cnc machines off phase converters and generators, some controllers don't play nicely with dirty power. Running off a phase...
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    Top heavy things and castors usually aren't a...

    Top heavy things and castors usually aren't a good mix, i wouldn't do it.
  7. Milwaukee and Makita haven't changed battery...

    Milwaukee and Makita haven't changed battery design in the 5+ years i have owned their tools.
  8. we have a similar gun in our cabinet at work, it...

    we have a similar gun in our cabinet at work, it has 2 tubes going into the sand, one is a vent and the other is the suction for the gun, maybe this is the problem? does it blow air out from the...
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    we have one at work, and we use it quite often....

    we have one at work, and we use it quite often. biggest downside is you get covered in little steel splinters. I cant comment on the quality the one shown, ours is a little bit different and cost...
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    There is a company in Brisbane that does...

    There is a company in Brisbane that does rebuilds, not sure what they are called. I'm pretty sure former forum member Machtool's mate Marko still does slideway grinding.
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    i'm pretty sure they went bust, I think that's...

    i'm pretty sure they went bust, I think that's where RC and Marks slideway grinders came from.
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    I normally only use one pinion, but if i need...

    I normally only use one pinion, but if i need something super tight in the chuck i will use all the pinions. On cheaper chucks you can tighten the pinion before the high point to tweak the run out.
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    I will also take the 7mmX1 , 8mmX1 and 1/8"bspt....

    I will also take the 7mmX1 , 8mmX1 and 1/8"bspt. pm sent.
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    i will take all of block 6 and the loose 3/4 and...

    i will take all of block 6 and the loose 3/4 and 1" bsp taps. and the 1/16NPT die.
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    I have done a fair part of my shed with a 2 part...

    I have done a fair part of my shed with a 2 part epoxy from paint supplies here in Adelaide. it isn't slippery and resists oil very well, i will take a pic of the tin when i am back down the shed. It...
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    Never change tools with the spindle running, one...

    Never change tools with the spindle running, one slip and you are risking serious injury.
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    If you need a relief valve let me know, i should...

    If you need a relief valve let me know, i should have a few good 2nd hand spares around, have to replace them every 12 months at work.
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    there was a stirk planer on ebay in victoria last...

    there was a stirk planer on ebay in victoria last week,...
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    How much deviation do you have at the end of the...

    How much deviation do you have at the end of the hole? what is your tolerance? I think with a twist drill that long you will struggle to get a dead straight hole. I assume you are drilling this in a...
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    I have used google translate on my phone to...

    I have used google translate on my phone to translate manuals a few times, and it works pretty well. might be worth looking into if you only have a German manual.
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    I would strongly recommend nobody attempt this...

    I would strongly recommend nobody attempt this unless they have experience welding pressure vessels.
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    that is a forklift gas bottle.

    that is a forklift gas bottle.
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    I think you will get a better response if you...

    I think you will get a better response if you call Atlas instead of emailing. I would also give surman metals a call.
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    yeah i cant understand the problem, we order all...

    yeah i cant understand the problem, we order all our material cut to length from interlloy or bohler.
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    So i didn't get a chance to test my square...

    So i didn't get a chance to test my square against the master, but i did a rough check on the mill that just got re aligned and got about .01mm of error. i will try and do a better check next week.
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    I may have access to one of these master squares...

    I may have access to one of these master squares that has a current calibration certificate tomorrow....
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    I'm pretty sure their stock would be a bit big...

    I'm pretty sure their stock would be a bit big for the hobbyist.
  28. Thread: cam bearing

    by snapatap
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    how much interference does the bearing have in...

    how much interference does the bearing have in the bore? On a thin wall bearing the bore will crush down by the interference amount, i bet once it is fitted it will have the right amount of...
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    The boxes with individual inserts are marked PCD...

    The boxes with individual inserts are marked PCD which stands for poly crystalline diamond, if the inserts in the box are true to label they are for high speed turning of aluminum. you should be able...
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    I have finished holes by starting the cut at the...

    I have finished holes by starting the cut at the inside end of the bore and feeding out of the hole (i hope this makes sense). But i don't think it will work with tnmg inserts, i have only done it...
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    wow cant believe i bought that 5 years ago. I...

    wow cant believe i bought that 5 years ago. I still haven't used it, its oiled up under a cover in the corner of the shed. I can't buy collets so i will have to make them, and i need make a new arbor...
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    That's actually a pretty good price considering...

    That's actually a pretty good price considering they are $5-6000 new. I was lucky i picked up my coborne for $150, no where near as good as a Biax or Renz but it does the job.

    Just in case you...
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    Could you elaborate further? Cant find anything...

    Could you elaborate further? Cant find anything on google
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    The market is too small in Australia.

    The market is too small in Australia.
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    That's how we do them at work, but we use low...

    That's how we do them at work, but we use low melt silver solder.
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    There a 2 types of metal spray process: A 'hot'...

    There a 2 types of metal spray process:
    A 'hot' process where the metal powder fuses to the base metal. We do that process at work to repair castings and hardface some repaired components. It takes...
  37. Landrover Accumulitis- when a Landrover owner...

    Landrover Accumulitis- when a Landrover owner must acquire additional Landrovers to keep their original landrover functional.:D
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    I know you like a machining challenge but there...

    I know you like a machining challenge but there is a lot of work in making a new pulley. My first option would be to get a bigger id seal and fit a sleeve. At work we generally don't bother making...
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    Very well done. Makes the bits of 75mm plate...

    Very well done. Makes the bits of 75mm plate under my lathe look pretty shabby.
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    Fronius does one. You can weld about 6 rods on a...

    Fronius does one. You can weld about 6 rods on a charge.
    https://www.fronius.com/en/welding-technology/products/manual-welding/mma/accupocket
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    That price is pretty optimistic. When Adelaide...

    That price is pretty optimistic. When Adelaide gear shut down about 10 years ago their Sunderland's barely made above scrap price.
  42. Thread: Mars Planer

    by snapatap
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    Welcome to the planer owners club:D.

    Welcome to the planer owners club:D.
  43. For what you are planning to do i think you would...

    For what you are planning to do i think you would be better off with a universal mill. I have found that bridgeport type mills are good for drilling holes and fine toolmaking type work but struggle...
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    The one you linked to in your first post.

    The one you linked to in your first post.
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    Do you know the technique to check the squareness...

    Do you know the technique to check the squareness of a block with a surface gauge and indicator? If the sides of the square are fairly flat and parallel you could use them to calibrate the indicator...
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    Make him use soildworks. I use solidworks at...

    Make him use soildworks.
    I use solidworks at work and F360 at home only because it is free. Everyone else has pretty much covered my thoughts on F360. We looked at using F360 for our CAM at work but...
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    I have 3 3d printers, After lots of messing...

    I have 3 3d printers, After lots of messing around i have been able to get 1 print out of each of them, then i can never get a successful print out of them again.
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    I use the type the op linked to at work. I have...

    I use the type the op linked to at work. I have had it for about 5 years and on average would dress the 8" wheel we use for drill grinding twice a month. it shows no sign of wearing out any time...
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    I wouldn't bother with a industrial second hand...

    I wouldn't bother with a industrial second hand machine on that budget. If a board or power supply goes in the control you will spend your budget again on parts.
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