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    After a few days Dr advised feet up R&R I got...

    After a few days Dr advised feet up R&R I got back into this project yesterday, frustrated with not findung the right size thread outlaying for tools (of course won't be a waste just add to...
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    :U:D:yippee::yippee::yippee::santajump:Ruddy...

    :U:D:yippee::yippee::yippee::santajump:Ruddy parcel arrived today and yep it was like Christmas the surprises just kept coming.:;
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    Thank you all LPR might just be the go. Saying...

    Thank you all LPR might just be the go. Saying that if I can grind the tool to 60^ the ML7 gearing I have will set me up to give it a go in cutting it.:roll: I can only try.
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    Thanks Steran I had looked at LPR & Ebay earlier...

    Thanks Steran I had looked at LPR & Ebay earlier but only came across as is on the LPR lik "Carbon Steel" I've made the part using stainless steel it might cut the thread but it may not:doh:
    I'll...
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    BJ M2 & 2.5 no worries easily sourced.

    BJ M2 & 2.5 no worries easily sourced.
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    Yet not one on my thread gauge and reading a few...

    Yet not one on my thread gauge and reading a few forums and watching a few videos of far more experienced machinist who also couldn't work out the thread size. If I had not had that gauge I wouldn't...
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    DDTI Thread

    I'm making an adaptor for a DDTI the thread sizes was supposed to be 2.5mm :roll::doh: after much cursing and searching to find size variants seems there are a few. I discover these are NF #4-48. My...
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    I always pilot drill and step drill one size...

    I always pilot drill and step drill one size under so they stay on. I some times use a tapered reamer which can be used in a drill:2tsup:
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    Ruddy was the taps n die sold to me? I didnt get...

    Ruddy was the taps n die sold to me? I didnt get a reply from pm
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    I'd take it for $50 and have it picked up at your...

    I'd take it for $50 and have it picked up at your door ill send pm
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    It's not the old neighbours usually but city...

    It's not the old neighbours usually but city slicker after the green dream who are the ones who destroy the dream for others.

    As for "Old barn" full of asbestos roofing or walls yep its sure to...
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    So what do we do? Starting a business here is...

    So what do we do?

    Starting a business here is not cheap even prior opening the doors! Backyard business is these days our of the question no one has in modern housing estates a back yard let...
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    Did you get an pm from me?

    Did you get an pm from me?
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    Oh UK headed by that way long ago during/after...

    Oh UK headed by that way long ago during/after Thatcher rein of terror, they slowly had it pegged until they entered the EU. Down hill fast they went yet again. Brexit will take a long while to get...
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    Wonder how long it will take Australia to come up...

    Wonder how long it will take Australia to come up to an acceptable level before they again out price themselves
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    This culture is just as bad here at home! Not...

    This culture is just as bad here at home! Not recent but decades, my years seeing mates and others in Gov jobs bundy on walk out the back door after doing their work in 20mins off to surf, play golf...
  17. A company son was working for connected to major...

    A company son was working for connected to major concern many of us deal with, they joined into one of the other more prominent companies. 40t skip filled with brand name new boxes and sent to Simms....
  18. Ropetangler sad to say we still have situatipns...

    Ropetangler sad to say we still have situatipns in construction be that multistory or urban homes, off the grid dwellings even kids play areas which although the over regulation doesnt seem to stop...
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    [emoji25] thanks for passing that on not good to...

    [emoji25] thanks for passing that on not good to hear but at least he no longer is suffering.
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    Ok TY

    Ok TY
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    Henry did you get these? I also might be...

    Henry did you get these? I also might be interested?
  22. When you remove the cap how far into the cylinder...

    When you remove the cap how far into the cylinder to the damage can you get with you hand?

    I'm struggling to see the damage in the photo other than that around the lower rim?

    If you can get...
  23. Gents the age oif this copper vessel means it is...

    Gents the age oif this copper vessel means it is more than 20# thick copper tube it does not deflect like sheet metal. So freezing water will have a different reaction the copper will shrink before...
  24. Wash your mouth out [emoji849][emoji16] lead...

    Wash your mouth out [emoji849][emoji16] lead wipe would be the go too of the day
  25. How you fit a fire truck beside a fireplace is...

    How you fit a fire truck beside a fireplace is mind boggling. My wife wont let me bring tools in unless a job needs doing[emoji1787] Darn but wirh impending invasion Blue will be best.

    The soccer...
  26. As for painting they look far better polished

    As for painting they look far better polished
  27. Cant see the dent ? If it is on the main body and...

    Cant see the dent ? If it is on the main body and seals tight you can do a few things. Fill it with air and see ifvit pops out as you heat it.
    Get a bucket of water rag and heat the area and about...
  28. A mate drives for Tenkate if still in need give...

    A mate drives for Tenkate if still in need give them a call
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    Danger Mouse you have my 8nterest for suer...

    Danger Mouse you have my 8nterest for suer [emoji16]
    I'm keen to get dimensions of the ypke pulley casting andt the 3 sets of pulleys if you could please.?

    Yes I got quite a bit of gear with it...
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    As I've stripped down each major part they have...

    As I've stripped down each major part they have had on large castings been all stamped with the No14 I'm hoping this means its 14th built.
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    Back to It

    After waiting for a few C/Hook spanners to arrive (5 weeks from Bathurst my own fault wrong address) I finally got round to stripping down the headstock.
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    Cover mill & lathes metal & wood even 6x4 BS I...

    Cover mill & lathes metal & wood even 6x4 BS I use to use tge material backed tanle cloths from $2 shops but they no long sell them. These wprked best as moisture was kept on the surface no...
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    Even as a novice his grindig methods are...

    Even as a novice his grindig methods are concerning.
    Still his basic setting out getting max out of material is ideal
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    All the media hype by Austpost about upgrading...

    All the media hype by Austpost about upgrading its sorting centres, upgrading its transport units, yet they still can't work out that this is a large country vast distances between cities, towns...
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    I thought you'd be long past using training...

    I thought you'd be long past using training wheels Neevo [emoji39][emoji39] unless of course one to many [emoji481][emoji481]
  36. Ben thanks for the photos using the engine lift...

    Ben thanks for the photos using the engine lift I'd considered getting one but thought reach height insufficient you've proved it will do what is required. Now to convince powers of the purse I need...
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    Awesome journey learnt as we traveled with you,...

    Awesome journey learnt as we traveled with you, thanks for the WIP.
    Heres to many happy days riding for daughter.
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    I had some 25mm floor mat square (type kids use)...

    I had some 25mm floor mat square (type kids use) marked out 15mm spacing and used a 4" nail to place a hole in all my Dremel bits now securely racked tight no longer floating about.
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    Thanks for the idea stored for future draw

    Thanks for the idea stored for future draw
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    3 stages (if its rough) otherwise 2 stage of...

    3 stages (if its rough) otherwise 2 stage of cutting polish last being cream buff
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    J.C I agree thei new website set up is one...

    J.C I agree thei new website set up is one SRPAIA. Especially the Product Finder. Obviously set up by some Uni grad with degrees hanging on the wall.
    ...
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    I had no such trouble at Repco off the sdhel...

    I had no such trouble at Repco off the sdhel stock. Spme places have to order in as i did with 32 in Sydney.
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    Penrite 68 from Repco for way oil, I've bought...

    Penrite 68 from Repco for way oil, I've bought 4lt of 32 & 5lt of 48 reasonable price quality oil.
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    Ed an amazing outcome once its assembled final...

    Ed an amazing outcome once its assembled final photos pls. She is one lucky girl. Now all she needs is a BMX track, suit, kit and start racing it [emoji16][emoji16][emoji16]
    She'll win every race...
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    Thanks for all that will check site today. ...

    Thanks for all that will check site today.

    [emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787] yep thats a broken tap for sure.

    Ever seen mad Irish mechanic who broke a tap re-tapping a spark plug...
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    Well neighbour took pity on me brought over a...

    Well neighbour took pity on me brought over a new spiral fluted tap and an old P&N tapper tap. The P&N was as tough to cut with as mine were. As he's an old BHP engineer even he said it was hard...
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    Have we all got weaker? Want it easy? Or just...

    Have we all got weaker? Want it easy? Or just want it done yesterday?
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    But as said Henry child No2 will take it on...

    But as said Henry child No2 will take it on latter
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    Thanks Rob. The 11/32 should be ok for my use,...

    Thanks Rob.

    The 11/32 should be ok for my use, not a ton of force being exerted.

    They sound great guess they use them more in CNC than hand tapping tho. Will check with cousin who is...
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    [emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787]...

    [emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787] bubble wrap it
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